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The Greek parliament gives initial backing to the latest austerity bill as police and protesters clash in Athens.
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Fernando Torres scores twice as Chelsea hammer Genk to equal their biggest Champions League win.
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Rare Viking site find is 'a first'
A team of archeologists have uncovered a fully intact boat burial site, believed to be more than 1,000 years old in the north-west Highlands in Scotland.
End of Empire
The small town of Empire, Nevada was populated around its mine. But with its main industry now closed down by the recession, Empire is nearly a ghost town.
The internet 'may change our brains'
Research suggests that social network sites may be altering our grey matter as well as our social lives.
The madness of coach Marc
French rugby coach Marc Lievremont has told journalists to "go to hell" and described an England player as "a clown". Are these colourful bon mots part of a cunning strategy? Or does he just not care?
The Queen arrives in Australia
The British monarch was accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh as she greeted a waiting crowd and the country's Prime Minister, Julia Gillard at an airfield near Canberra.
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Ohio police hunt escaped animals
Police shoot and kill dozens of dangerous animals on the loose in rural Ohio after their zoo cages were left open and their owner found dead.
Carla Bruni 'gives birth to girl'
Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, gives birth to a girl in a Paris clinic where crowds of well-wishers have gathered, reports say.
Pakistan army chief warns US
US and N Korea to hold nuclear talks
'Broadband giant' heads skyward
Viking boat burial find 'a first'
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Greek clashes amid general strike
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Ramsey grabs late Arsenal winner
Substitute Aaron Ramsey scores in stoppage time to hand Arsenal a victory which moves them to the top of Champions League Group F at the expense of opponents Marseille.
Bradley captures Grand Slam title
Johnson speculation 'disgusting'
Jockeys want end to whip fines
Milan and Barcelona coast to wins
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Clooney: 'I won't run for office'
Actor George Clooney says he has no plans to enter politics as he presents his political thriller The Ides of March at the London Film Festival.
Final Phoenix film to be released
Rihanna settles over S&M video
Radiohead spearhead vinyl surge
Gervais Twitter joke criticised
Vernet landscapes reunited in US
Julian Barnes wins Booker prize
Hathaway cast in Miserables film
Actress sues Amazon over her age
Hollywood film writer Corwin dies
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IQ 'can change in teenage years'
The mental ability of teenagers can improve or decline on a far greater scale than previously thought, according to new research.
Egg donor compensation to rise
Swine flu linked to stillbirths
Botswana call to change gay laws
Malaria vaccine trial raises hope
Ruling 'threatens stem cell work'
EU rules 'put patients at risk'
Climate 'grave' security threat
Malaria deaths fall 20% in decade
Bacterium linked to bowel cancer
Technology
Researchers warn of new Stuxnet
Security firm Symantec has seen evidence that the authors of the Stuxnet worm could be working on a follow-up.
ARM chip promises cheaper phones
Android debuts Ice Cream Sandwich
Future chips could 'self rewire'
Radar can 'see' through walls
Apple full-year profits rise 85%
Warning over web security attack
Machine vision spots rotten fruit
Intel quarterly profits up by 17%
Blackberry answers your questions
Science & Environment
IQ 'can change in teenage years'
The mental ability of teenagers can improve or decline on a far greater scale than previously thought, according to new research.
Scots carbon capture scheme scrapped
'Broadband giant' heads skyward
Malaria vaccine trial raises hope
Researchers warn of new Stuxnet
Reef fish live and hunt as a team
Ruling 'threatens stem cell work'
Med Bluefin tuna catch 'unabated'
Nigeria's coast 'threatened by shipwrecks'
Bacterium linked to bowel cancer
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California’s other wine countries
Family-run wineries near the San Francisco Bay area offer brawny zinfandels, delicate Alsatian whites and estate-bottled pinot noirs, with low to non-existent tasting fees.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar slept here
Despite country-wide disapproval, tour companies have begun capitalising on the allure of Colombia's most notorious son.
A fish feast for smoother skin
While fish pedicures are commonplace in Asia, a few more adventurous spas worldwide are offering full-body treatments, with nearly 800 critters nibbling hard-to-reach places.
Postcard from Etang de Thau
France’s inland lagoon is a picturesque area offering delicious seafood and other culinary delights.
Hiking New Zealand’s coast
The Abel Tasman coastal path, near Nelson, cuts an adventurous line into the water, along beaches and through rainforest.
The secret world of Disneyland
Disneyland may look like a straightforward theme park, but there is a secret world hidden behind the balloons, castles and cotton candy.
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