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  1. The West is silent as Libya falls into the abyssRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Independent

    World View: In 2011, there was jubilation at Gaddafi's demise. Not any more: the aftermath of foreign intervention is calamitous and bloody Remember the time when Libya was being held up by the American, British, French and Qatari governments as a striking example of benign and successful foreign intervention? It is worth looking again at film of David Cameron grandstanding as liberator in Benghazi in September 2011 as he applauds the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi and tells the crowd that "your city was an example to the world as you threw off a dictator and chose freedom".

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  2. Cameron Makes Surprise Visit to Kabul; Nawaz Calls on Islamic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    British Prime Minister David Cameron made a surprise visit to Kabul on Friday, becoming the first world leader to meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who was sworn in on Monday . Holding a joint press conference with Ghani outside of the Presidential Palace, Cameron promised that Britain will always be "a strong partner and a good friend" to Afghanistan, and said that it is committed to helping Afghans build a "more secure, stable, and prosperous future" .

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  3. Good Morning BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | UTV

    Breakfast show with the latest news, sport and weather. James Norton talks about his role in new ITV drama series Grantchester.

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  4. Britain is broken: how to remake the UK's democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | New Statesman

    Dawn of a new power: mounted police guard a No victory rally in Glasgow the day after the referendum, 19 September. Photo: Robert Perry/EPA Anyone who campaigned in Scotland knows how passionately engaged the Scots now are with constitutional change.

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  5. Brits happier than they've been in years, claims ONSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Independent

    The improving economy of the UK means that people are now happier, more satisfied and less anxious than at any point in the last three years, according to research published by the Office for National Statistics. Life satisfaction and happiness has been steadily rising across the country since the research was first undertaken in 2011, the Personal Respondents were asked to rate how happy they were, how satisfied they felt, how worthwhile they thought their life was and how anxious they were, giving each indicator a score out of 10. Dawn Snape, co-author of the report, said better employment prospects and rising household income over the past year were the main reasons for people feeling more cheerful.

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  6. Scotland's jobless total down 15,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Newsday

    Unemployment in Scotland stood at 168,000 in the last quarter, falling by 15,000 between May and July, says the Office for National Statistics . The number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance , fell by 3,200 from 92,900 July to 89,700 in August.

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  7. Faulty lights cause congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | BBC News

    The problems come two weeks after a faulty signals badly affected travel across the city and delayed some motorists for up to an hour. Sir Tom added that the Bank of England would set strict conditions on any deal, which First Minister Alex Salmond may not agree with.

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  8. Video security firm sees profit riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | BBC News

    The company, which is based in Edinburgh, said revenue for the year hit a new record of A 37.2m - up 16%. IndigoVision's security systems are used in casinos as well as ports and airports around the world and it has sales teams in 22 countries.

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  9. Art gallery funding gains approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | BBC News

    Councillors have agreed to approve an extra A 270,000 towards the costs of a major art gallery in Kirkcudbright. However, the Heritage Lottery Fund had indicated that the local authority would have to up its share of the funding to A 885,000.

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  10. UDA murder plot accused in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | BBC News

    Four men have appeared at the High Court in Glasgow charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the Ulster Defence Association. Anton Duffy, Martin Hughes, Paul Sands and John Gorman are alleged to have planned to kill Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair and Sam McCrory.

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  11. Brown attacks SNP on NHS protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | BBC News

    He said the SNP should make way for a Labour government in Scotland if they continued to say they were "powerless". Health Secretary Alex Neil criticised Mr Brown's remarks and said the NHS would be best protected once Scotland had full control of its finances.

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  12. Whyte's former castle home soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | BBC News

    Castle Grant, which sits in 35 acres of land near Grantown on Spey, was put on the market earlier this year with a price of more than A 1m. The company's figures, covering 1 August to 8 September, suggest the "Yes" campaign has a narrow lead in terms of discussion.

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  13. Two parties name candidates for Woodside by-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Haringey Independent

    The two political parties sitting in the council chamber have named their candidates for the Woodside by-election next month. Labour has selected Charles Wright, who previously stood in the Alexandra ward, the Liberal Democrats have chosen Dawn Barnes, who stood in Hornsey.

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  14. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Daily Star

    An SAS "snatch squad" will be dispatched to the Middle East to take out the UK-born Islamic State executioner.

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  15. New strains between West and Arab alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Peninsula

    A damaged aeroplane on the tarmac at Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital after fighters from the Fajr Libya coalition captured the airport from Zintan force, allies of rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

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  16. Libya Appeals Over Feuding Tribal FactionsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | LBC 97.3

    Libya's government has renewed its appeal for international help to fight tribal rebels and Islamist groups that have driven it out of Tripoli as the country shows every sign of falling apart.

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  17. John Bercow warned by his biggest backer: Allow MPs to grill Carol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Commons speaker John Bercow, right, with his wife Sally has been criticised over his plan to appoint Carol Mills as A 200,000-a-year Commons Clerk The man who led John Bercow's campaign to be Speaker has warned him he could lose his job over his controversial plan to give Parliament's top job to an inexperienced Australian woman.

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  18. Daily Mail Comment: An atrocity that must shake the West awakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    Horrific: There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by this depraved Islamist maniac apparently speaking in a British accent There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by a depraved Islamist maniac, ... (more)

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  19. Dawn French's weighty opinions yo-yo more than her diet and that is what's really dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    Sunday Mirror columnist Carole Malone says the star needs to be both consistent and honest about her ever-changing shape For years she was adamant that being fat was fabulous.

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  20. Read Dawn French's intimate letter to an unknown soldier for WW1 memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    The TV star is the latest celebrity to write to an unknown soldier, she joins Joanna Lumley, David Cameron and Stephen Fry as we celebrate the Great War's anniversary She joins more than 12,000 people who have already contributed to the memorial, which is inspired by Charles Sargeant Jagger's statue of a soldier reading a letter on Platform One at ... (more)

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