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Climber dies after Ben Nevis fall

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:39
A 57-year-old man from Glasgow dies after falling on the north face of Ben Nevis while climbing with a friend.
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Grayling defends prison book rules

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:30
The Justice Secretary Chris Grayling writes open letter to the poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy defending the policy on books being sent to prisoners.
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Fresh appeal over 'reckless murder'

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 04:07
Police renew an appeal for information to trace the killers of a pizza delivery driver in west Belfast, on the first anniversary of his murder.
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VIDEO: Black death pit unearthed by Crossrail

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 03:51
Human skeletons unearthed in London Crossrail excavations have been found to be Black Death victims from the great pandemic of the 14th Century.
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US mudslide missing 'drops to 30'

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 03:46
The number of people missing from last week's Washington state mudslide is revised down from 90 to 30, US authorities say.
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MP and escort claims in the papers

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 02:36
The resignation of Tory MP Mark Menzies as a ministerial aide following disputed claims made by a Brazilian escort and a newly-released photograph of Prince George make headlines.
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China sea spat captured on camera

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 02:27
A Chinese navy vessel harasses a Philippine supply boat off a disputed island, in a spat witnessed by Western journalists on board.
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Burmese Rohingya face census snub

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 01:01
Burmese officials are conducting the first national census in three decades, but have refused to register "Rohingya" as an ethnicity.
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Spanish journalists freed in Syria

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 00:42
Two Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria six months ago by radical Islamist rebels have been released.
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VIDEO: Cuba approves foreign investment

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 23:46
Cuba's National Assembly has approved a new law on foreign investment, intended to attract capital to the island.
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Last-ditch bid to keep student in UK

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 23:24
Lawyers are to make a last-ditch attempt to block the removal of a Mauritian student who is due to be deported from the UK later.
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Displaced in northern Sri Lanka long for home

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 21:24
The Sri Lankans who lost their land
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The radical readers of San Francisco

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 21:07
The US city with some of the best bookshops in the world
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Alistair Cooke's Letters from America found on a farm

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 21:06
Alistair Cooke's long-lost 1970s radio tapes found on a farm
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Experts struggle with climate report

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:49
Negotiators work through the night in an effort to complete their review of a key report on the impacts of climate change.
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Humanity's global battle with mosquitoes

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:38
Humanity's global battle with disease-carrying mosquitoes
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VIDEO: Kurt Cobain: The last photo session

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:05
The story behind Nirvana frontman's final photo shoot
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How idea for Bella's 50ft woman grew

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:01
How the idea for Belladrum festival's 50ft woman grew
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Dentists to be given defibrillators

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:01
Defibrillators are to be installed in every Scottish NHS dental practice to boost the chance of survival of those having heart attacks.
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Crossrail digs up Black Death victims

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:00
Skeletons unearthed by London's Crossrail are victims of the Black Death and may be part of a mass grave, forensic tests reveal.
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