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Serena and Sharapova through in Miami

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 03:15
Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams overcome stubborn opponents to reach the fourth round of the Sony Open in Miami.
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Charities 'alienating supporters'

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 02:21
Charities could be alienating their supporters and causing damage to their brands by using aggressive techniques to raise money, according to a think tank.
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Crimea assault and Budget fall out

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 01:54
Eyewitness reports of Russian troops storming a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea feature in Sunday's newspapers while the fall out from the Budget and Arsene Wenger's 'nightmare' also attract headlines.
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China planes boost Malaysia jet hunt

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 01:48
Two Chinese planes arrive in Australia to help search for the Malaysia Airlines jet, after more satellite images emerge of possible debris.
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Hague warns of Russia 'isolation'

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 01:28
Russia faces long-term "isolation and stagnation" over its "illegal land grab" in Ukraine's Crimea region, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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N Korea steps up missile launches

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 00:44
North Korea test fires dozens of rockets on Saturday and Sunday, in an apparent display of anger over US-Seoul military drills.
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Twitter 'ignored Turkish courts'

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 22:57
Turkish finance minister tells the BBC that his government's ban on Twitter was justified because the site had failed to comply with court orders.
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17,000 homes bought with Help to Buy

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 22:26
More than 17,000 households bought homes under the government's Help to Buy mortgage scheme in its first nine months, figures reveal.
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Chile's Bachelet faces first protest

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 22:05
Tens of thousands of Chileans rally in Santiago to encourage new President Michelle Bachelet to carry out the reforms she has promised.
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Take the test: Which tribe are you?

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:49
Take the test to find out what kind of voter you are
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US players adapt to Libya's rough style of basketball

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:41
US players adapt to Libya's rough style of basketball
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From secret school to Afghanistan's future

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:41
From secret school to Afghanistan's future
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Dog disease could be medical boon

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:40
Why this dog's OCD could aid medicine
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Neither rare, nor earths

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:40
Cerium, promethium... the many and varied roles of the rare earths
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What medieval Europe did with its teenagers

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:40
What medieval Europe did with its teenagers
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Spain austerity rally turns violent

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:13
Violence breaks out at the end of an anti-austerity protest attended by tens of thousands in the Spanish capital Madrid.
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Pub reverts to opera house for day

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:11
A Kent pub is closing to drinkers for the day to return to its origins - as an opera house.
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Call for disabled work test changes

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:09
The assessment used to decide whether disabled people can work should be made more "effective and humane", a Holyrood committee says.
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Currency union rejection criticised

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 19:58
The Scottish government welcomes new economic analysis which strongly attacks the UK Treasury's opposition to a currency alliance.
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VIDEO: Violence flares at Madrid protests

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 19:31
Violence has broken out at a mass demonstration against government austerity in Madrid in Spain.
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