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Dewani judge asked to throw out case

24 November 2014 Last updated at 04:55 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed A court in South Africa will consider whether a murder trial against a British man should … Continue reading

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RBS sorry for ‘incorrect’ evidence

24 November 2014 Last updated at 01:07 Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, it has emerged. Bank directors appeared before the Treasury Committee in June to answer claims that RBS’s Global Restructuring … Continue reading

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NHS staff stage four-hour strike

24 November 2014 Last updated at 08:57 NHS workers, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, are staging four-hour strikes in England and Northern Ireland as part of a pay dispute. They are protesting about the decision not to implement a … Continue reading

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Ransom ban among anti-terror measures

24 November 2014 Last updated at 09:34 UK-based insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to announce. The government hopes firms and families will be deterred from paying … Continue reading

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Low voter turnout could erode Japan PM Abe’s call for fresh mandate

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese voters, puzzled as to why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is calling an election now and unimpressed by opposition alternatives, may shun a Dec. 14 election in record numbers. That could help Abe’s ruling coalition win the … Continue reading

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Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed: Kiev military

KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east despite a ceasefire in place since early September, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. Ukraine lost four … Continue reading

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GSK shareholders to vote on Novartis deal on Dec. 18

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) has asked its shareholders to vote at a meeting on Dec. 18 on its proposed major deal with Switzerland’s Novartis (NOVN.VX), which will see the two pharmaceutical group trade more than $20 billion of … Continue reading

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U.S. seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO breakthrough

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit … Continue reading

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New web data powers plan for police

23 November 2014 Last updated at 16:14 The Home Office says new powers are needed to tackle terrorism and child sexual exploitation A law forcing firms to hand details to police identifying who was using a computer or mobile phone … Continue reading

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New web data powers plan for police

23 November 2014 Last updated at 16:14 The Home Office says new powers are needed to tackle terrorism and child sexual exploitation A law forcing firms to hand details to police identifying who was using a computer or mobile phone … Continue reading

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