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PM warns of terror threat to Europe

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:20
The terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists is as much a concern for countries in mainland Europe as it is for the UK, David Cameron says.
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George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:17
A spokesman for George Galloway, known for his vocal criticism of Israel, said the attack on Friday was related to his declaration that a city in northern England was an “Israel-free zone.”

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Italian and Pole get top EU jobs

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:17
EU leaders appoint Italy's Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland's Donald Tusk as European Council President.
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Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:56
Impressive Swansea beat West Bromwich Albion to briefly go top of the Premier League with a third successive win.
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Co-op Group votes through reforms

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:56
Members of the troubled Co-operative Group vote overwhelmingly in favour of reforming how the business is run.
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Hundreds join Nato protest march

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:27
About 600 people take part in a protest march in Newport ahead of the Nato summit being held in the city.
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Family in sea search for missing boy

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:07
Family members join police in search for missing Isaac Nash, 12, who was swept into the sea off Anglesey while on holiday.
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Glover and Stanning relieved to win

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:04
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning describe winning their first World Championship gold medal together as a "relief".
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PSNI: Car attacks were hate crimes

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 09:58
Police say they are treating an arson attack on two cars in Dunmurry as a hate crime.
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Iraq in push to free Amerli town

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 09:37
Iraqi forces, Shia militias and Kurdish Peshmerga have begun a new offensive to try to save the town of Amerli from Islamic State militants, reports say.
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VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 09:23
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.
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Rangers fans protest over finances

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:58
Rangers fans hold a protest against the club's board during the Championship game against Queen of the South at Ibrox.
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Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:58
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
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Lib Dems pledge paternity leave rise

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:42
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.
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Man charged over Galloway assault

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:40
A man is charged with religiously-aggravated assault after MP George Galloway was attacked in a west London street.
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The Fall of France - New York Times

Google News France - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:34

The Fall of France
New York Times
François Hollande, the president of France since 2012, coulda been a contender. He was elected on a promise to turn away from the austerity policies that killed Europe's brief, inadequate economic recovery. Since the intellectual justification for ...

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Nidwalden rejects French in primary schools -

Google News French - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:00

Nidwalden rejects French in primary schools
A move by two German-speaking cantons to stop the teaching of French in primary schools has caused a storm of protest in French-speaking areas. (SRF, A recent decision by canton Thurgau's parliament to delay teaching French until ...

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Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 07:53
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.
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Man arrested over votes 'for sale'

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 07:47
A man is arrested after votes for the independence referendum were listed on internet auction site eBay.
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Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 07:34
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.
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