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Saturday 01 December 2012
Burma's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, yesterday called on the authorities to apologise for a violent crackdown on protesters, including monks, who were occupying a copper mine.
Friday 23 November 2012
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Millions of Hindus across India and Bangladesh celebrated Diwali or the "festival of lights" this week. The annual festival marks the triumph of good over evil, as well as the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after vanquishing the demon king Ravana.
Monday 12 November 2012
A cat was killed when a firework which was strapped to its back exploded.
Monday 05 November 2012
Large parts of England and Wales are on flood alert today after torrential rain, snow and blizzards swept the UK over the weekend.
Friday 02 November 2012
A 10-year-old boy has suffered 'horrific' injuries after an industrial firework blew up in his face.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
His cycling career has already gone up in smoke and on Bonfire Night an effigy of Lance Armstrong will do just the same.
Monday 29 October 2012
They don't have the big names, a Triple Crown winner or a $200m [£124m]-plus slugger. But for the second time in three years the San Francisco Giants rule baseball, clinically completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers to win one of the most lopsided World Series in recent years late on Sunday night.
Friday 26 October 2012
This weekend, the NFL comes to London for the sixth year running as Wembley hosts the St Louis Rams and New England Patriots.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Montpellier coach Rene Girard has been given a one-match European ban for raising his finger to opposite number Huub Stevens at the end of last week's fiery Champions League clash against Schalke 04.
Monday 08 October 2012
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez promised to deepen his socialist revolution after a comfortable election victory that could extend to 20 years his polarizing leadership of the South American OPEC nation.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A British child was one of the victims of the Hong Kong ferry disaster, it emerged today.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
A boat packed with revellers on a long holiday weekend collided with a ferry and sank off Hong Kong, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens in the deadliest accident to strike the Chinese territory in years.
Tuesday 04 September 2012
Monday 03 September 2012
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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