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The Government has been accused of misleading the public over the introduction of a new in vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique that some experts believe will result in the birth of 'genetically modified babies'
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Eugene de Kock was sentenced to two life terms and more than 200 years, after a killing spree that cost dozens of lives, at an amnesty hearing of the Truth and Reconcilliation Commision (TRC) in Pretoria, South Africa
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Margaret Thatcher's right-to-buy scheme reduced the stock of social housing, with disastrous consequences
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Displaced Christians who fled the violence and threats by Isis in Mosul, northern Iraq, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush
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Ken Clarke plans to return as an MP after the next election
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Labour have accused the Government of 'turning their backs on victims' of domestic violence after figures showed increasing numbers of perpetrators were getting away without a criminal record. Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper will renew a pledge to ban the use of 'slap-on-the-wrist' community resolutions in domestic and sexual violence cases
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Rents in London have reached double those across the rest of the UK for the first time ever, according to new research
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David Cameron’s Big Society initiative has largely fallen flat amid claims of misused funds
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Sigmar Gabriel’s popularity falls ways behind Merkel’s
Support for the SPD crashed to a post-war low of 23 per cent in 2009
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Researchers have discovered that marriages today have the best prospects of survival when both partners have the same level of education
Marriages have best prospects when both partners have the same level of education, research shows
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The Cuadrilla exploration drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex. The latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas has opened
New guidelines for energy companies wanting to frack in protected areas
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Institutions are adopting aggressive US-style tactics
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Fast food workers from across the U.S. attend a convention in Villa Park, Ill. Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience
Nonviolent civil disobedience aims for $15-an-hour pay and union membership
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Danny Nickerson, 6, has received 15,000 cards and presents from well-wishers around the world
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