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China Olympic song: Frozen rip-off?

BBC News - 8 hours 31 min ago
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.
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Heath investigated by abuse police

BBC News - 8 hours 34 min ago
The Met Police is investigating late ex-PM Edward Heath as part of their inquiry into historical child sex abuse claims, the BBC understands.
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French customs seize €25 million Picasso in Corsica - FRANCE 24

Google News French - 8 hours 38 min ago


French customs seize €25 million Picasso in Corsica
The ship's captain could only present two documents regarding the work of art, one of which was a May 2015 Spanish court judgement labelling the painting a work of art and ordering that it not be taken out of the country, French officials said in a ...
Spanish banking family's Picasso seized by French customsRFI

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Greek bank shares continue to fall

BBC News - 8 hours 43 min ago
Shares in Greek banks fall for a second day in Athens, but non-financial shares fare better.
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Obama plan 'hope' for Paris deal

BBC News - 8 hours 44 min ago
The UK government welcomes President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases and boost clean power.
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RWC #46: France march on the Haka before 2011 final - Irish Times

Google News France - 8 hours 45 min ago

Irish Times

RWC #46: France march on the Haka before 2011 final
Irish Times
In 2007 France, decked out in blue, white and red t-shirts, faced down the Haka from the halfway line, with half-caveman half-backrow Sebastian Chabal snarling throughout. Fours year later France again produced one of the best responses to the Haka ...

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Thousands back holocaust hero stamp

BBC News - 8 hours 54 min ago
More than 67,000 people back a campaign for Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children during the Holocaust, to be immortalised on a postage stamp.
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Sport in UK facing strategy overhaul

BBC News - 8 hours 55 min ago
Sport funding in the UK faces an overhaul in a bid to reverse disappointing participation figures and save the London 2012 legacy.
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Malema corruption case thrown out

BBC News - 9 hours 6 min ago
A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.
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London culture tops Google searches

BBC News - 9 hours 9 min ago
London is named the most googled city in the world for its art galleries, performing arts and innovative design, with the Science Museum is the most searched-for museum.
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Man jailed for brother-in-law murder

BBC News - 9 hours 10 min ago
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.
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French police release Gabon official held in corruption probe - Yahoo News

Google News French - 9 hours 11 min ago

The Guardian Nigeria

French police release Gabon official held in corruption probe
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But the friendship has cooled since his son Ali Bongo won a contested election in 2009 and because of an ongoing French-led investigation into Bongo family assets. Accrombessi was being questioned over a contract for the purchase of military uniforms ...
French police arrest Gabon senior official in corruption probeReuters Africa

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Rebels 'driven from key Yemen base'

BBC News - 9 hours 12 min ago
Pro-government forces in Yemen recapture the country's largest airbase after a fierce battle with Houthi rebels, a spokesman tells the BBC.
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Cilla Black changed my life

BBC News - 9 hours 19 min ago
Contestants on Cilla Black's shows share memories
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UK to extend Tornado strikes in Iraq

BBC News - 9 hours 24 min ago
The RAF Tornado mission against Islamic State militants in Iraq is to be extended until at least 2017, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
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Gunmen wound key Burundi activist

BBC News - 9 hours 24 min ago
Prominent Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa is shot and seriously injured by gunmen on motorbikes, his family says.
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'Fraud' led to retail firm's failure

BBC News - 9 hours 25 min ago
A well-known Belfast retailer that closed this year says an alleged fraud contributed to the company's failure.
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Bin Laden jet four 'killed by fire'

BBC News - 9 hours 29 min ago
Three members of Osama Bin Laden's family and a pilot died from the "effects of fire" when a jet plane crashed, preliminary post-mortem tests find.
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JP Mulot: Britain and France must bond together to stem the migrant tide - Evening Standard

Google News France - 9 hours 36 min ago

Evening Standard

JP Mulot: Britain and France must bond together to stem the migrant tide
Evening Standard
As a migrant from France myself — I live with my wife and children a few miles from the Prime Minister's constituency — I can understand the attraction of England to outsiders. But the notion that illegal immigrants could pitch up in the heart of the ...
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Kosovo approves war crimes court

BBC News - 9 hours 43 min ago
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.
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