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Scotland bill may give Holyrood veto over Human Rights Act repeal

Provision in bill will establish in law a convention that Westminster seeks consent for legislation relating to Scottish [..]


 
 

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Amur tiger numbers on the rise, say latest figures

The population of the Amur tiger in Russia has increased to as many as 540 individuals over the last ten years, according to [..]


 
 

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How well does technology solve social problems?

University of Michigan professor Kentaro Toyama was in India leading a team studying how to make computers work better in [..]


 
 

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New index of children's 'school readiness' highlights importance of family

The importance of family support on a child's 'school readiness' is highlighted in a study published this month in the [..]


 
 

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Iraqis rename offensive in Sunni area; original title honored Shiite

Iraqi officials Wednesday hastily rebranded a just-launched government offensive to retake Anbar province, responding to [..]


 
 

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The pomp and pageantry of the Queen's speech 2015 – video

Watch footage of the Queen's journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster and the state opening of a new parliamentary [..]


 
 

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Greece says has begun drawing up agreement with creditors

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece and its creditors are starting to draft a technical-level agreement, a government official said on [..]


 
 

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Assessing the impacts of small-scale mining in eastern Indonesia

Australian researchers are working with Indonesian government agencies and universities to assess the impacts of artisanal [..]


 
 

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Tax allowances to track minimum wage

Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government [..]


 
 

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Aer Lingus shares up as sale backed

Shares in Aer Lingus rise 3% in the wake of the Irish government's agreement to sell its 25% stake to IAG, the owner of [..]


 
 

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DIET CET Notification 2015 AP | K Board Results

This a good news for those Students who are waiting for AP DIET CET 2015 Application Form, they can apply online before 18th [..]


 
 

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Wanted: Tory moderates willing to halt their party’s lurch to the right

For five years, Lib Dems formed the liberal wing of the government. Now the ‘wets’ must take that role Continue reading...


 
 

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20th Century Fox Hopes to get 'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen' Right

Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a brilliant piece of work, a shining example of how [..]


 
 

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Ireland sells Aer Lingus stake to IAG

The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.


 
 

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The Queen's speech: your bill-by-bill guide to the next parliament

A slim majority of 12 is still enough for the Conservative government to pursue its manifesto policies and some of the bills [..]

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Libyan rebels, Moammar Kadafi's forces battle for Misurata

Witnesses report intense combat in the rebel-held city of Misurata, with pro-government forces using Libyan civilians as [..]


 
 

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NATO strike kills Kadafi son, Libyan official says

Killed were Saif al Arab Kadafi, 29, and three of Moammar Kadafi's grandchildren, a government spokesman says. He says the [..]


 
 

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Kadafi loyalists, rebels fight for control of Libyan oil facility

Government forces attack a key oil facility and air base in rebel-controlled Port Brega, their first offensive in eastern [..]


 
 

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Breitbart website posts cartoon of fat, burger-scarfing First Lady

  Andrew Breitbart, at it again? The conservative blogger who is at the center of a lawsuit over a video his site posted [..]


 
 

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Biggest school strikes since 1980s as doubts grow on pension reform

Forecast that cost of pensions will fall in the future leads to row over David Cameron's claim that system could 'go [..]


 
 

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Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children

Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on 'opt-in' basisInternet [..]


 
 

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Unions warned over strike 'trap'

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls urges the unions not to fall into the government's "trap" by striking over plans to reform public [..]


 
 

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Greek debt: Greece launches massive fire sale as riot police clash with pro

The Greek government said it was putting vast areas of state-owned land on the market to raise £44billion in the next four years.


 
 

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Syria holds local elections as deadly clashes reportedly continue

The government says the voting is part of a series of reforms in response to protests, but the opposition calls it a [..]


 
 

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‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas faces jail for allegedly bilking feds 

The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. [..]


 
 

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Bin the best-before label, not the food | Mina Holland

The proliferation of date labels encourages waste – and amounts to a government-endorsed validation of our food [..]


 
 

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Kat Dennings says her 'Thor' character is 'very Scooby Doo'

In a film populated by noble warriors, blue frost giants, and dour government agents, Kat Dennings plays a sort of [..]


 
 

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Obama welcomes era of 'equal partnership' with Iraq

The president marks 'the end of this war' with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki at the White House. Numerous challenges and [..]


 
 

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents in the US 2006-2009 Data

From 2006 through 2009 U.S. oil and gas pipeline accidents killed 56 people, caused $1.2 billion in property damage and [..]


 
 

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David Cameron: even my family is worried by NHS reforms

Prime minister makes admission during visit to London hospital in face of opposition to GPs policyDavid Cameron spoke [..]

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PIC Cash payout - PIC Claim Grant

It's mostly thought the government is against the property agents and does not regard the activity as claimable below the [..]


 
 

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free government cell phones

A lot of people point out that government cell phones system (officially, Lifeline Help) is among the best government [..]


 
 

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Chancellor George Osborne holds talks with NFL over London-based team

Anything the government can do to make this happen we will Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons to meet at Wembley London [..]


 
 

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Don't let the banks hold us to ransom | Deborah Hargreaves

If the £800m levy extension has really made bank bosses 'livid' then it just shows how timid they expect the government to [..]


 
 

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Peru declares environmental state of emergency in its rainforest

Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil [..]


 
 

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Debt advice to get £27m after government reverses decision

Financial Inclusion Fund to receive cash boost after coalition initially said it would cut money to services aiding those in [..]


 
 

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Eric Pickles claims victory in push to restrict council tax rises

Communities secretary says bills will rise below rate of inflation but third of councils reject central government [..]


 
 

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Coalition jobless push questioned

The government's new 'work programme' will actually help fewer people than the existing schemes that ministers are [..]


 
 

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IMF team to arrive in Egypt on Wednesday for loan talks

CAIRO (Reuters) - An IMF delegation will arrive in Egypt on Wednesday for talks with the government on a $4.8 billion loan, [..]


 
 

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Forest sell-off: 'People power' forced U-turn, say campaigners

Plans to sell England's forests attracted cross-party opposition and sparked a public outcryCampaigners have hailed the [..]


 
 

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Letters: Partisan voices in the energy debate

Decades of detailed academic, industry and government analysis has shown repeatedly that it is possible for the UK (and the [..]


 
 

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Gadhafi forces fire on Libya protesters

Security forces attack mourners at a funeral for slain protesters. A doctor at a Benghazi hospital says 200 people have been [..]


 
 

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Prime minister's tech adviser quits

The government's policy adviser behind the east London Tech City initiative is to step down in June.


 
 

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Qatar expresses UK bank interest

Qatar's prime minister expresses an interest in investing in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group - both [..]


 
 

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Kenya independence talks: From the archive, 5 April 1962

Kenya African Democratic Union ministers and British government officials meet in London to negotiate the country's [..]