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The News Matrix: Monday 14 January 2013

Man charged over 'Big Issue' killings

A 23-year-old man was charged last night with the murder of two Big Issue sellers fatally stabbed in Birmingham city centre. Wayne Lee Busst, 32, and Ian Watson Gladwish, 31, were both killed on Friday evening in front of hundreds of people in rush hour. MORE

Multinational 'tax secrecy' would end

Under Labour, multinational firms would not be able to hide how much corporation tax they are paying in Britain, Ed Miliband promised yesterday. He pledged to end the "tax secrecy" which has provoked an outcry over companies such as Amazon, Google and Starbucks. MORE

'Bucket list' girl loses cancer fight

A teenager who gained nationwide fame after writing a "bucket list" of dreams to do before she died, has lost her battle with cancer. Alice Pyne, 17, from Ulverston, Cumbria, managed to complete most of her list, which became an internet sensation after she wrote about her wishes on an online blog telling of her cancer fight. MORE

Parents warned not to over-praise

Congratulating your children on a job well done could be damaging them for life, a bestselling psychoanalyst has warned. Stephen Grosz says children perform better if they are praised for their effort rather than their achievement.

Where is Bowie now? Back in the Top 10

David Bowie's surprise comeback track made it to No 6 in the UK singles chart yesterday. The song, "Where Are We Now?", created a buzz around the world on Tuesday when it appeared without warning.

Premier League star wins £125k on lottery

A top Premier League footballer has won more than £125,000 on the Lottery but is keeping his identity a secret. The player, who is said to be a household name who plays for a top club, won the six-figure sum before Christmas according to Goal.com.

India: Punjab gang rape echoes Delhi attack

Police have arrested six men following another gang rape of a bus passenger in India, four weeks after a brutal attack on a student outraged Indians and led to calls for tougher rape laws. Police said a 29-year-old woman was the only passenger on a bus in northern Punjab state. MORE

Egypt: Court orders new trial for Mubarak

A Cairo appeals court overturned Hosni Mubarak's life sentence yesterday and ordered a retrial of the former Egyptian President. He was charged with failing to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his regime. MORE

Mexico: Dog mutilated by traffickers saved

A dog reportedly left in a dustbin to die after his two fronts legs were cut off by Mexican drug traffickers is recovering at a sanctuary for abused and abandoned dogs. 

Costa Concordia: Survivors mark the first anniversary

Survivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died marked the first anniversary yesterday with the unveiling of memorials to the victims. A minute's silence was held at 9.45pm, the time when the ship slammed into the reef near Giglio. MORE

USA: Florida mounts hunt for pythons

An armed mob of almost 800 people is setting set out into the Florida Everglades, hunting Burmese pythons, which are eating their way through the fragile ecosystem.

USA: Gun ban 'not likely', says NRA chief

The National Rifle Association president has said Congress is not likely to pass a new ban on assault weapons. David Keene told CNN's State of the Union show that the powerful gun lobby has the support in Congress to block a new assault-weapons ban – but he is not discounting any proposal backed by the White House.

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