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Saturday 28 December 2013
An uneven recovery began to strengthen. The US, despite having to cope with feuding over its budget, seems to have sped up
Friday 13 December 2013
Ireland is asking its citizens to leave the country if they can't find a job in a desperate bid to slash welfare costs.
Another week, another boat disaster: Does no one know how to stem human tide that is turning the Mediterranean into 'a migrants' cemetery'?
Sunday 13 October 2013
Whether or not they knew of the earlier disaster, more desperate migrants risked their lives to reach Europe on Friday, and at least 34 died
Thursday 10 October 2013
The fatuous talk of giving the island a Nobel Prize only distracts from the root problem
Lampedusa disaster: EC President Jose Manuel Barroso and Italian PM Enrico Letta jeered during visit to boat disaster mortuary
Wednesday 09 October 2013
As death toll hits 298, the head of the European Commission announces £25m fund to help with refugee crisis
Lampedusa migrant boat disaster: Tunisian suspected of causing shipwreck is arrested by Italian police
Tuesday 08 October 2013
35-year-old detained after witnesses in refugee centre claim he was captain who started fatal fire on vessel
Thursday 03 October 2013
Italian agency conducting DNA tests to establish if new find is linked to the two people missing after the cruise ship hit rocks in January 2012
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Q. I'm thinking of booking a late deal to Tunisia. Is October a good time to go? Should we choose all-inclusive or bed-and-breakfast? And is it safe to holiday there? Katherine Stephens
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Veteran broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald has said that he will never do another TV series on prisoners because the experience has been so difficult.
Saturday 07 September 2013
The man who pays his way
Friday 06 September 2013
The deployment follows a spy ship sent to the region on Monday
Thursday 29 August 2013
In Syria, troops are moved to built-up areas and weapons to alternative locations
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Q. I'm currently perusing holidays suitable for a family of five in mid-September: two adults, twins aged two and an eight-month-old baby. We are looking to travel independently to somewhere quiet and picturesque. A nice little beach is most important to us with safe accommodation close by. We went to Scarborough and loved it, but there is no guarantee we will get good weather. We want a flight no more than two hours with a short transfer. Name withheld, Sheffield
Saturday 17 August 2013
This Sardinian trio's third album illustrates the fact that in the 21st century there's nothing less progressive than progressive rock.
Thursday 15 August 2013
People who consistently eat mostly vegetables, fruit and nuts, fish and seafood and olive oil are 12 per cent less likely to develop diabetes
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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