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Authorities traced bacteria back to 'Rullepoelse' from factory near Copenhagen

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A convoy of almost 300 trucks departed for Ukraine on Tuesday

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Francois Hollande’s approval rating is just 16 per cent

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Judges nonetheless acknowledged the Government had made progress on issue

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Kiev and the West already accuse Russia – which reportedly now has a huge army amassed on the border – of supplying rebel fighters

Julien Bocher, founder of Radio Doudou

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Russia to send humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine

Ukraine said it will only support the convoy if other international bodies, including the Red Cross, are involved

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American air strikes continued over the weekend, allowing first gains in weeks against militant advance

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All this talk of an ‘apocalyptic’ threat is simply childish

Robert Fisk: All this talk of an ‘apocalyptic’ threat is simply childish

Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey were pure Hollywood. They only needed Tom Cruise
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Mafia Dons: is the Camorra in control of the Granite City?

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Emmys look set to overhaul the Oscars as Hollywood’s prize draw

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What happens to migrants once they land in Italy?

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French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

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Frank Mugisha: Uganda's most outspoken gay rights activist on changing people's attitudes, coming out, and the threat of being attacked

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Uganda's most outspoken gay rights activist on changing people's attitudes, coming out, and the threat of being attacked
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David Abraham: Big ideas for the small screen

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Horst P Horst comes to the V&A

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Eden Hazard: Young, gifted... not yet perfect

Eden Hazard admits he is still below the level of Ronaldo and Messi but, after a breakthrough season, is ready to thrill Chelsea’s fans
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Tim Howard: I’m an old dog. I don’t get too excited

The Everton and US goalkeeper was such a star at the World Cup that the President phoned to congratulate him... not that he knows what the fuss is all about
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Tom Peck on Match of the Day at 50

The show reminds us that even the most revered BBC institution may have a finite lifespan – thanks to the opposition