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1 hr ago | Reuters

Lottery winners top up Scottish independence coffers with 3 million pound donation

A Scottish couple who won the lottery have donated at least 3 million pounds of their winnings to the campaign for an independent Scotland, making them Britain's biggest political donors, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Lottery

5 hrs ago | KMIR 6

8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident

Det. Supt. Petri Kangas said three people survived the accident Sunday after they parachuted from the aircraft above Jamijarvi airfield, about 70 kilometers east of the southwestern town of Pori.

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Related Topix: Finland, World News,

7 hrs ago | The Age

East Ukraine breaks Easter truce with fatal shooting

A pro-Russian militant guards a truck carrying the bodies of killed pro-Russian separatists at a checkpoint outside Slaviansk.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

11 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday

This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Elizabeth Ii

13 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Royals protect animal from George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge look at a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo in Sydney The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to step in to protect an endangered Australian animal - from baby Prince George.

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17 hrs ago | National Public Radio

4 French Journalists Freed From Syria Captors Home

The joyful families of the four, Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres, were greeted by President Francois Hollande in an informal welcome ceremony Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Francois Hollande,

18 hrs ago | Let's be smart

Two dead in truck-train collision in Estonia

One of the fatalities was a passenger on the train operated by the Estonian national railway corporation - Elron - when it bound for the second largest city Tartu, and the other was in the truck.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, Estonia,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

This is Local London

Brown to focus on pensions security

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK.

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Related Topix: Pension, Gordon Brown, Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom

Mirror.co.uk

Twitter terrorists: Young Britons being recruited through social media to fight jihad in Syria

British teenagers are being A radicalised and lured to the bloody Syrian battleground through Twitter and Facebook, a Sunday Mirror investigation has discovered.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, United Kingdom, Twitter, Startups, Facebook

Andover Advertiser

British Pathe footage on YouTube

Newsreel archive British Pathe has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films to YouTube, making rare 20th century videos available to the public.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Elizabeth Ii

Humboldt Beacon

Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested

A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria - after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria

Jerusalem Post

Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast shooting

Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Irish Republican Army

Surreycomet.co.uk

Surrey Comet: First supper club women recreate Da Vinci's iconic painting in time for Easter

Groups of friends - businesswomen and other professionals - have appropriated the format, with a dozen or more regularly coming together to network and raise money for charity.

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Related Topix: Bosnia and Herzegovina, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

WRAPUP 6-New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Truthdig

On Climate, Business as Usual

The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, US News, Liberal Political News

Basingstoke Gazette

Hampshire Chamber brokers deal with Romania to provide business space in the Balkans

THE Hampshire Chamber of Commerce has struck a deal with officials in Romania to arrange office and exhibition space to firms from the county.

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Related Topix: Romania, World News,

Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Adventurer stops off in Worcester in 1,000 mile trip to Spain

Caminar..........Rob Steele stops off at the Worcester News, on his marathon walk to Spain,with Konrad Nofer from Bewdley Rotary Club, who was walking part of the Worcestershire leg of the walk.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Medicine, Cancer

WBTV

Ukrainian militia rejects calls to leave buildings

A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Terrorism

Romsey Advertiser

Briton, 18, dies in Syria conflict

The teenager is the nephew of Omar Deghayes who was held by the United States as an enemy combatant at Guantanamo Bay detention camp between 2002 and 2007 after he was arrested in Pakistan.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment

In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo Silvio Berlusconi attends the launch of a book "Sale, zucchero e caffe'" by journalist Bruno Vespa, in Rome.

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Related Topix: Silvio Berlusconi, Italy, World News

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