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Coalition row over ‘hate preachers’

1 March 2015 Last updated at 12:46 The Tories have accused Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on “hate preachers” in English universities. The government recently passed laws aimed at banning all “extremist” preachers from campuses. But … Continue reading

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Prince William arrives in China

1 March 2015 Last updated at 19:05 British Ambassador Barbara Woodward met the Duke of Cambridge in Beijing The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in China for the first UK royal visit to the country in nearly 30 years. Prince … Continue reading

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Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

77:23 Booking Booking Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham Hotspur) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul. 77:21 Foul by Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham Hotspur). 77:21 Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half. 75:46 Attempt missed. Harry Kane … Continue reading

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Second home searched in Becky case

1 March 2015 Last updated at 17:04 Rebecca Watts was reported missing 10 days ago The search for Becky Watts, 16, is being intensified with police now searching a second home in Bristol. More resources are being called upon in … Continue reading

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Spanish PM hits back at Greek accusation of anti-Athens ‘axis’

ATHENS/MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s centre-right Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hit back on Sunday against accusations from Greece’s leftist premier that Spain and Portugal had led a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Spain … Continue reading

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Three arrested at Hong Kong anti-China protest, scuffles with police

HONG KONG (Reuters) – At least three people were arrested as a group of about 400 people in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of ongoing tensions caused by China’s influence in the city. Protesters in Yuen … Continue reading

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Islamic State releases 19 Christians, more than 200 still captive: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria on Sunday after processing them through a sharia court, a monitoring group which tracks the conflict said. More than 200 Assyrians remain in Islamic State hands, said the … Continue reading

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Egypt parliamentary poll looks set for delay after court ruling

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s parliamentary poll looks set to be delayed after a court ruled part of an election law was unconstitutional and the main election committee said it was working on a new timetable for the long-awaited vote. President … Continue reading

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East Coast rail back in private hands

1 March 2015 Last updated at 05:08 The East Coast rail route between London and Scotland has returned to private hands after more than five years in the public sector. Services on the line have been operated by a Department … Continue reading

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Political second-jobs clarity urged

1 March 2015 Last updated at 04:44 Election candidates are “riding for a fall” if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser to the PM says. Lord Bew told … Continue reading

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