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VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:58
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.
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World War One: Industrial innovation and suspicion

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:38
What industry learned from World War One
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How much is a year of life worth?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:34
How much should we spend on life-prolonging treatments?
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Everton handed tough European draw

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:29
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.
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Tougher NFL domestic violence policy

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:08
The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence.
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Acting French - The Atlantic

Google News French - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:01

Acting French
The Atlantic
I was there to improve my French. My study consisted of four hours of class work and four hours of homework. I was forbidden from reading, writing, speaking, or hearing English. I watched films in French, tried to read a story in Le Monde each day ...

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Referendum round-up

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:39
Three weeks until Scotland votes - this week's key moments
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France is asking the world to stop the chaos in Libya. Again. - Washington Post (blog)

Google News France - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:32

France is asking the world to stop the chaos in Libya. Again.
Washington Post (blog)
On Sept. 15, 2011, Nicolas Sarkozy, then the president of France, addressed a crowd in Tripoli, Libya. "France, Great Britain, Europe, will always stand by the side of the Libyan people," he said, to cheers. Almost four years later, Libya is in trouble ...

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Eurozone Inflation Dips Again to Increase Pressure on E.C.B.

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:57
The rise in prices slowed in the currency bloc, official data showed, while unemployment stayed near record-high levels.

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Euro inflation nears five-year low

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:53
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
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Biggest Japan defence budget sought

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:45
Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.
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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:31
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
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Legal challenge to badger cull fails

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:29
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
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AUDIO: Rotherham grandfather on 13-year-old's abuse

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:24
The grandfather of one girl who was abused in Rotherham spoke to BBC Radio 5 live's Dan Johnson and described the day the 13 year old went missing after school.
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UN demands peacekeepers' release

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:00
The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.
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Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:55
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.
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Salmond: Eurosceptics 'are damaging'

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:50
The Scottish first minister claims the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland.
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17 reasons why France is so popular -

Google News France - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:40

17 reasons why France is so popular
France shares borders with eight different nations, which means it's even easier for all those Francophiles to pop over. It's hardly arduous for British visitors either, with Eurostar, Eurotunnel, and a relentless procession of ferries linking us to ...
Why France Is The Most Visited Country In The WorldBusiness Insider

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VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC News - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:38
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.
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Political Crisis Exposes France's Economic Problems - NPR

Google News France - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:06

Political Crisis Exposes France's Economic Problems
Let's talk about the economy of one European country that's not doing so well - France. It has near zero growth, a record deficit and double-digit unemployment. Now President Francois Hollande is under pressure. He's under pressure from Germany and the ...

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