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Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 23:13
Four US citizens and an Australian pilot died when their light aircraft came down on a shopping centre.
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Asia stocks consolidate recent gains; China shines - Reuters

Google News French - Mon, 2017-02-20 23:01

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Asia stocks consolidate recent gains; China shines
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In currency markets, the euro nursed overnight losses as lingering concerns about the looming French election rattled the currency region's bonds. The single currency declined to $1.0581 EUR=, having moved little on Monday, due partly to the absence of ...

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Philip Hammond 'listening' to business rates concerns

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 22:48
Philip Hammond meets Conservative backbenchers to hear about firms that would lose out under business rate plans.
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A.S. Monaco: From Billionaire’s Plaything to Soccer Prodigies’ Hub

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 22:01
Financial fair-play rules forced a change in club strategy, one that has had some unexpectedly happy results.
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Ruling due on civil partnership challenge

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 21:41
Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan want to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage.
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Met Police Commissioner: Who will be Britain's next top cop?

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 20:25
The UK's next top police officer will be chosen on Wednesday - who are the contenders?
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Singapore 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon lights up sky

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:58
The multi-coloured glow appeared in the late afternoon, to the delight of people in the city-state.
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The French Revolution in Fashion - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Google News French - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:39

The French Revolution in Fashion
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
When Christian Dior died in 1957, after 10 years in which the West happily heeled to his whiplash fashion decrees, a replacement was already in the wings, the 21-year-old Yves Saint Laurent. His first collection for Dior, Spring 1958, was a leap into ...

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David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family idol says he has dementia

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:16
He forgot the words to classic songs and appeared physically unstable at concerts last weekend.
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Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:04
Mr. Churkin, something of a legend in diplomatic circles with a caustic, wry wit, served at a time of mounting tensions between Washington and the Kremlin.
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White House Memo: From an Anchor’s Lips to Trump’s Ears to Sweden’s Disbelief

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:01
A diplomatic dispute with Sweden illustrates the unusual approach the president takes to foreign policy, as well as the influence that television can have on his thinking.
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Mary Berry 'stands by' Paul Hollywood after Bake Off move

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 18:32
The former Bake Off judge also admits the one thing she didn't like about the show.
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Hospital cuts planned in most of England

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 18:21
There are proposals to close hospitals or cut services in over half of local areas, a BBC analysis shows.
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Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 18:09
It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.
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Dick Bruna, Author of Miffy Books, Is Dead at 89

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:57
The Dutch writer and illustrator was known for children’s books depicting a sparely drawn round white rabbit who gained a worldwide following.
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Trump state visit: Protests as MPs debate petition

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:45
Protests take place in London as MPs debate whether Donald Trump should be given a state visit to the UK.
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Hacking toasters

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:45
With hacking potential, people need to have more security on their basic home appliances
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The woman who's baking big news stories

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:43
The Nobel Prize, viral videos, Beyonce's pregnancy photo... Amber Spiegel has covered them all - on cookies.
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Light plane crashes into Melbourne shopping complex

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:31
A plane carrying five people has crashed into a Melbourne shopping complex, Australian authorities say.
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‘I Am Ashamed’ vs. ‘Get Over It’: British Lawmakers Debate Trump Visit

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 17:25
More than 1.8 million Britons backed a petition to deny a state visit. “The intellectual capacity of the president is protozoan,” a lawmaker said.
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