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The Government is failing to tackle corruption levels in international aid programmes it is funding, an independent watchdog has found. At least one programme supported by British cash appears to...
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2014/10/30 17:01
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The case of Libyan politician Abdul Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar who allege the UK participated in their rendition to Tripoli can be heard in the English courts. The ruling by three...
2014/10/30 07:36
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Former Norfolk police officer died trying to save others in SpainPicture of former policeman David Walter taken in 2001. A former Norfolk police officer has died while trying to rescue others who got...
2014/10/30 01:45
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A Scottish grandfather who was shot and injured while on death row in Pakistan was attacked by a prison guard who was radicalised by another inmate, reports suggest. Lawyers acting for Mohammad...
2014/10/28 07:53
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UK’s foreign office says Britain will not support planned EU search and rescue operations of migrants in the Mediterranean, claiming that saving refugees encourages others to attempt the sea...
2014/10/28 06:58
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A BURNLEY man has died and his friend is being treated in hospital after they are believed to have taken drugs in Amsterdam. Dutch police have launched an investigation into the death of Joel...
2014/10/27 07:32
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ZIMBABWE remains a fragile country with the slow pace in aligning the country's laws with the new constitution signed into law last year remaining a cause of concern, the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth...
2014/10/26 03:09
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... get up early and Skype with Billy before work, and then again for a few hours when I get home at night," MacHugh explained. "I don't sleep well at all through the night." Sleeping, or a lack of,...
2014/10/26 03:09
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Irving, a 34-year-old from Oban, was part of the crew of the private US-owned ship, working to tackle piracy in the area when it strayed into Indian waters. The ship worked as a floating barracks for...
2014/10/26 03:09
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Now his family is asking Sarwar, the former Labour MP for Glasgow Central who became governor of Punjab in August 2013, to pardon him - something he has the power to do, but has not done so...
2014/10/24 18:11
2014/10/24 18:11
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Network marks grim milestone for its journalists jailed in Egypt by observing 300 seconds of silence on air. Al Jazeera is marking the 300 days three of the network's reporters have been jailed in...
2014/10/24 17:08
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A BRITISH man has been shot dead in a bar in Brazil during a robbery. Jason Richard Stevens, 39, a Scottish translator, was killed in Sao Paulo on Wednesday. Local media reported that one suspect...
2014/10/24 15:40
2014/10/24 15:40
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The 24-year-old woman, who has not yet been named, was reportedly found with a three-inch incision in her lower back at a clinic in central Bangkok. She had previously undergone cosmetic surgery at...
2014/10/24 13:11
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UK - The young children of a Briton who was kidnapped and rendered in secret to Ethiopia have begged the Prime Minister to take action on his case, as he enters his fifth month of...
2014/10/24 09:47
2014/10/24 09:47
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A grandmother died during a celebratory family holiday to Ibiza after contracting suspected Legionella infection. Lynne Balaam and her sister Kathleen Laddell, 52, from Cardiff, fell ill with a...
2014/10/24 09:32
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Interview with the Foreign and Commonwealth Officer: Can we get justice for Hannah Witheridge and David Miller?Hannah Witheridge and David Miller. With so much confusion surrounding the...
2014/10/22 18:59
2014/10/22 18:59
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THE Earl of Oxford and Asquith has become the newest hereditary peer to join the House of Lords. Lord Oxford, who studied at Balliol College, Oxford, takes up a seat with the Liberal Democrats. His...
2014/10/22 17:36
2014/10/22 17:36
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Norwich woman tells of horrific ordeal after spending night in Egyptian jail cellJoanna Wilkinson. Picture by Alban Donohoe. A Norwich woman has described how she spent a night in a cockroach-ridden...
2014/10/22 09:51
2014/10/22 09:51
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First pictures of newlyweds found dead of suspected drugs overdose in India THESE are the first pictures to emerge of a young British couple who died in India after a suspected drugs overdose. James...
2014/10/21 23:51
2014/10/21 23:51
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Police hunt three men over Brit found murdered in Bali THE body of a British man who had his throat slashed has been found dumped in a rice field in Bali. Murder victim Robert Ellis was found dumped...
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