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‘He’s flogging a dead horse’

IT threatened to be another discussion about itself, but tonight’s Q&A almost returned to normal, despite still [..]


 
 

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China using animals to predict earthquakes: report

Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.


 
 

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Srebrenica: Cameron announces extra funds to remember massacre

News of £1.2m donation comes at start of week of services to mark 20th anniversary of deaths of 8,000 men and boys in [..]


 
 

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#Q&A, day 143. Live from hell | First Dog on the Moon

Good evening government-approved audience, please welcome tonight’s guests on our bipartisan IPA-approved panelSign up here [..]


 
 

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Zeroing in on empty homes, China throws developers a lifeline

BEIJING (Reuters) - Dismayed by the millions of unsold homes in China's troubled real estate market, the Chinese government [..]


 
 

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Olympic legacy failure: inspiring London 2012 message has become a millston

The ‘Singapore promise’ of leaving behind a legacy of a fitter, healthier nation and transforming the lives of young people [..]


 
 

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Olympic legacy failure: access to school sport is now a postcode lottery

Michael Gove’s controversial decision to cut £162m of funding has left sport at the whim of headteachers and secondary [..]


 
 

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Greek turmoil crisis George Osborne justification for austerity budget

Holding up the threat of financial meltdown is a gift for chancellor whose budget on Wednesday will contain significant [..]


 
 

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The biggest raid on benefits you’ve never heard of | Juliette Jowitt

Thought the £12bn welfare cuts were a big deal? Try the £40bn the government saved itself with a sleight of hand over [..]


 
 

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Patients could be charged for missed NHS appointments, says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary says he has already taken step towards this by announcing that when people miss an appointment they are [..]


 
 

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My conversion to the cause of the working poor

I lobbied fervently against the minimum wage. Now I realise that in-work poverty is a modern scourgeThis week, I met Luiz. [..]


 
 

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BP reaches settlement, agrees to pay $18.7 billion in damages for 2010 oil

BP has finally reached a settlement with the US Government, and has agreed to pay 18.7 billion dollars in damages for the [..]


 
 

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Foreign Office 'did not stop Iraq making weapons due to British firm's pres

Papers from 1983 show diplomats knew of poisonous gas used on Iranian attacks before its use, but did not act due to Weir [..]


 
 

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Drought Forces Nevada Ranchers to Take On Washington

After one ranching family in the drought-stricken northern desert let its cattle graze on federally owned land, it and other [..]


 
 

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The Guardian view on English votes for English laws: the problem of Evel |

Chris Grayling’s plans are another piece of constitutional tinkering that is bad for parliament and bad for the [..]

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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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Pressure on Greece as IMF ends talks

Greece's international creditors raise the pressure on Alexis Tsipras's government, as IMF negotiators leave talks in [..]


 
 

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RBS bailout 'needed UK approach'

An independent Scotland would have relied on UK government cash to save Royal Bank of Scotland from collapse, the deputy [..]


 
 

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Royal Mail sell-off advisers allocated millions of shares

Banks advising government on privatisation have made profit of about £29m since flotation on their own sharesBanks advising [..]


 
 

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Most Americans Support Government Action on Climate Change, Poll Finds

An overwhelming majority, including nearly half of Republicans, back government steps to curb global warming, according to a [..]


 
 

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111 Organizations Call for Synthetic Biology Moratorium

Synthetic biology needs more oversight, and the government needs to put in place regulations...


 
 

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Universal Credit scheme rolls out

The government's flagship welfare reform - Universal Credit - is being introduced in west London in the latest phase of a [..]


 
 

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S&P paying $1.4B over crisis-era ratings

Standard & Poor's is paying about $1.38 billion to settle government allegations that it knowingly inflated its ratings of [..]


 
 

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'Dash for gas' plans anger campaigners

New government rules for building gas-fired power stations leads to fears over carbon-cutting targets and energy price [..]


 
 

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Brazil energy, farm incentives fuel CO2 emissions

Tax incentives approved by the Brazilian government for transport, energy and farming are fueling higher CO2 emissions, [..]


 
 

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Ed Miliband: I won’t back down on tax avoidance

Exclusive: Leader says Labour government would put UK tax havens on blacklist unless they end their system of secrecyEd [..]


 
 

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NHS reform bill passes with government bloodied, but unbowed

Health bill will be signed into law, but both sides are nursing bruises from a long, controversial clash of political [..]


 
 

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What role should councils play in education? – live discussion

Join us Wednesday 6 November from noon till 2pm to discuss the changing role of local authorities in educationSir Michael [..]