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2 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

FO man is named as new GCHQ boss

Senior Foreign Office official Robert Hannigan has been named as the next head of the UK's eavesdropping agency GCHQ.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

For 1st time, France tackles military sex assaults

In this July 14, 2013 file photo, a female soldier leads a group of soldiers during the Bastille Day parade in Paris.

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10 hrs ago | EDGE

Malta Legalizes Civil Unions for Same-Sex Couples

As expected , the Maltese parliament approved a bill Monday that allows same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, allowing them to have the same legal rights of straight married couples, like the legal ability to adopt, Reuters reports.

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Related Topix: World News, Malta, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Gay/Lesbian

14 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Berlusconi sentenced to community service

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Italian Force (Italy)

16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Insurgents gird for tension, with Ukraine tanks reported on move

Roads into Slovyansk, a city some 100 miles east of Russia that has come under ever more secure control of the gunmen since Saturday, were dotted with checkpoints.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Oleksandr Turchynov, Terrorism

16 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Berlusconi Given Community Service For Tax Fraud

A Milan court has ruled that Silvio Berlusconi will perform a year of community service at a center for the elderly for his tax fraud conviction.

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Related Topix: Silvio Berlusconi, Italy, World News, Italian Force (Italy)

17 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

1.6m Britons head abroad for Easter

Around 1.6 million Britons are heading abroad over Easter, with those staying at home facing packed roads, disrupted rail journeys and the threat of unsettled weather.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, New York, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Essex County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Greater London County, England

19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Metering specialist in A 14m Welsh deal

SCOTTISH gas metering specialist Smart Metering Systems has made an ambitious 14 million acquisition of Welsh firm Utility Partnership that extends its reach to the electricity market.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

EU moves to sanction more Russians over Ukraine

Sweden's Foregn Minister Carl Bildt, left, talks with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, center, and Denmark's Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard at the start of an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council building in Luxembourg, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bosnia and Herzegovina, World News

Maldonandburnham Standard

Pals Battalions reformed online

Pictures and records of members of so-called Pals Battalions formed during the First World War have been released online to help their descendants piece together their war service.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England,

Burnley Citizen

Hammond hails 'precious' union

The UK's shared defence forces provide the "security and peace of mind" which underpin almost every area of the debate on Scottish independence, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Greenwich Citizen

Ex-editor Coulson: Affair with Brooks was 'wrong'

This is a Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 file photo of Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and former aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at the Central Criminal Court in London.

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Norwalk Citizen News

'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

British actor Mark Strong and US actress Kristin Davis pose for photographs backstage after presenting Best Director to Lyndsey Turner during the Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House in central London, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Othello, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, ABBA, Pop/Rock

Detroit News

Kiev deadline for disarming in east Ukraine passes

Pro-Russian separatists on Monday seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Terrorism,

Scotsman.com

Two arrested over attack outside Inverness KFC

TWO people will appear in court tomorrow in connection with an alleged attempted murder outside a fast food restaurant in Inverness.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Witney Gazette

Voters 'think politicians liars'

Trust in town halls is almost twice as high as in Parliament but most voters believe politicians at all levels in England are liars, research has found.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England

Oxford Times

Stars hailed at Olivier Awards

Stars including Dame Judi Dench, Tom Hiddleston and Gemma Arterton gathered in central London for Theatreland's biggest bash - the Olivier Awards.

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Related Topix: Mark Gatiss, Arts, Opera, World News, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier

Reuters

Berlusconi loses his longtime spokesman before European vote

The spokesman who shadowed former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for almost two decades quit the center-right leader's party on Sunday, a statement said, the latest blow to the media magnate ahead of a crucial European Parliament vote in May. No one was seen standing by Berlusconi's side more than Paolo Bonaiuti, the billionaire's media ... (more)

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Force (Italy)

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Camerons enjoy Lanzarote break

Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha stop for a drink by a beach during their holiday on the Spanish island of Lanzarote in Teguise, Spain Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha joined the crowds soaking up the atmosphere on the holiday island of Lanzarote as their Easter break got under way.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News

Turnto10.com

Jury to be picked in NY trial of Egyptian preacher

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15 years ago.

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Related Topix: Bly, OR, World News, Yemen, Middle East, United Kingdom

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