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Tories would end wind farm subsidies

24 April 2014 Last updated at 05:28 Energy Minister Michael Fallon said a “good mixture of reliable energy” was needed The Conservatives have said they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election. Energy … Continue reading

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Care needs to ‘outstrip’ family help

24 April 2014 Last updated at 04:26 The IPPR said “neighbourhood networks” should be built to help care for older people The number of older people in England needing care will “outstrip” the number of family members able to provide … Continue reading

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Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank

24 April 2014 Last updated at 07:00 The Labour Party has had a relationship with the Co-op Bank dating back almost 100 years The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an … Continue reading

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Police make Syria plea to UK women

24 April 2014 Last updated at 08:14 Several men from the UK have died after going to Syria to join anti-government forces British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge their relatives not to … Continue reading

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Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that an overloaded ferry with hundreds of children on board was sinking has been found drowned in the submerged wreckage of the vessel, his parents believe, … Continue reading

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At least three foreigners killed in attack at Kabul hospital: security sources

KABUL (Reuters) – At least three foreigners were killed when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, Afghan security sources said. The attack occurred in the grounds of the Cure Hospital, … Continue reading

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Historic canonization of two popes brings joy and controversy

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Two giants of Roman Catholicism in the 20th century will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization that has aroused both joy and controversy in the 1.2 billion member Church. Pope John XXIII, who … Continue reading

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Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for talks between the government and its foes, urging compromise to restore stability. … Continue reading

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Cancer teen hits £1m charity target

23 April 2014 Last updated at 14:54 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Stephen Sutton’s Facebook message said ”It’s a final thumbs up from me” A teenage blogger with terminal cancer has raised £1m for charity and … Continue reading

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Lib Dems ‘won’t back minority rule’

23 April 2014 Last updated at 17:00 Article written by James Landale Deputy political editor More from James Follow James on Twitter Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Danny Alexander: ”We do not want a minority government” … Continue reading

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