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At Spain’s Door, a Welcome Mat for Entrepreneurs

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:31
A nation is beckoning foreign brains and money with the kind of immigration reform that Silicon Valley can only envy.

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Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:24
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
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101 non-emergency number restored

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:38
The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.
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Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:18
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
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US 'to expand' Afghan combat role

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:30
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
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VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 04:03
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
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150 weapons given up in gun amnesty

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:09
More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.
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VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in London

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:35
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.
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VIDEO: Labour calls for NHS investment

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:15
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.
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VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying

BBC News - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:09
Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
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VIDEO: 15 secs: How to block spying

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:56
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
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Labour 'still party of working people'

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:22
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.
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VIDEO: Flood fears as US snowfall eases

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 22:37
Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as the snow melts.
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VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 22:36
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
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Labour warns over pension charges

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 22:30
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
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Military force: Not the way to win?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:18
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
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World Briefing: Britain: 12 Are Injured in Blast at Hotel

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:13
More than a dozen were hurt in what the police said they suspected was a natural-gas explosion in the basement of a central London hotel just before midnight Friday.

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VIDEO: Kim Kardashian's bottom: Work of art?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:11
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
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VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:10
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
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Mexico vows action on rule of law

BBC News - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:05
Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.
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