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Wednesday 03 October 2012
Plan for 'poor' to go to private schools
Monday 01 October 2012
Guns for auction, an interesting diplomatic gift, the global nappy shortage, Jiminy Cricket's B.O. problem and the first intergalactic art
Friday 28 September 2012
Thursday 30 August 2012
China's Zhang Cuiping won the first gold medal of the London Paralympics as the Shooting got underway at the Royal Artillery Barracks today.
Thursday 23 August 2012
Here's a Spider-Man reboot with a difference. Over the course of a hypnotic hour, Scottish Writer of the Year Alan Bissett weaves together a series of compelling, odd little monologues, performed in character as various species of spider.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
At least 20 people have been killed in a Venezuelan prison riot after two groups of inmates battled for control of the site.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Boca Juniors captain Rolando Schiavi has apologised for a Twitter outburst in which he complained that the team had been served "food fit for rats" in a Venezuelan hotel.
Friday 20 July 2012
A painting by Henri Matisse, which was mysteriously stolen from a Venezuelan gallery around 10 years ago, has been seized in Miami, after what the FBI described as a successful undercover "sting" operation.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Some Olympic and Paralympic teams are not bringing any doctors to treat their athletes should anything go wrong during the Games.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
The concentration of power in the executive by President Hugo Chavez's government and its removal of human rights safeguards have given Venezuelan officials free rein to intimidate, censor and prosecute critics and challengers, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
President Hugo Chavez said he is completely free of cancer and assured Venezuelans that physical limitations stemming from his recuperation will not affect his re-election campaign.
Friday 29 June 2012
Seven-year-old, illigitimate son named by Lukashenko as leader in waiting
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez rallied tens of thousands of supporters, wearing his signature red beret and singing a folk song as he launched his re-election bid.
Saturday 12 May 2012
A veteran Venezuelan crossword-writer has been accused of hiding a coded message to assassinate President Hugo Chavez's brother in the latest surreal twist to election year politics in the South American nation.
Monday 30 April 2012
The occasion was today’s launch of the Foreign Office’s annual report on human rights, and William Hague was keen not to let the media monopolise the questioning. So he turned to a lady sitting on the front row, among the great and the good at Lancaster House
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