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David Cameron will use Barack Obama in case for staying in the EU

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Barack Obama will make a public appeal to British voters to stay in the EU despite warnings from White House advisers that the move could backfire.
David Cameron defends Britain's desire for sovereignty before EU summit | Reuters
You British can be hard work, but please don't leave
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Pope In Mexico After Historic Talks With Russian Patriarch

NDTV - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Mexico: Mexico greeted Pope Francis on Friday with mariachi music and throngs of Catholic faithful lining the streets after he held historic talks with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Cuba.
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Russia Keeps Bombing Despite Syria Truce; Bashar Assad Vows To Fight On

NDTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and US Foreign Secretary John Kerry (2L) attend the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany.
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Presses to fall silent at Independent as paper goes online-only

Reuters UK - ‎12 hours ago‎
LONDON Britain's Independent is to disappear from news stands next month after its owner took the left-leaning title online only, one of the first national newspapers in the world to buckle under pressure from the internet.
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113 bodies pulled out from Taiwan quake rubble; 4 missing

Appeal-Democrat - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Relatives, religious leaders and government officials attend a memorial for the victims of the collapsed building complex caused by an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.
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United States deploys extra Patriot missiles in South Korea - ‎1 hour ago‎
The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S.
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5 UN peacekeepers among 8 troops killed in Mali attacks

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said some of the peacekeepers who were killed were from Guinea and that there "may be other nationalities involved", describing the attack early today as a "massive and complex one.
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Rolf Harris faces seven more indecent assault charges

Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra - ‎1 hour ago‎
Entertainer Rolf Harris has been charged with seven more counts of indecent assault against girls as young as 12. Harris, 85, is currently serving a six-year sentence for sex offences at Stafford Prison.
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Child Protection Whistleblower Line To Launch

Sky News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Government-funded NSPCC hotline will help whistleblowers who are concerned about how cases of child abuse are being handled. 03:30, UK, Saturday 13 February 2016.
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Man admits plot to carry out Isil-inspired drive-by shootings in London - ‎9 hours ago‎
A man has admitted plotting to kill British citizens in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London. The first defendant, Tarik Hassane, 22, dramatically changed his plea part way through his trial at the Old Bailey.
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GlaxoSmithKline fined £37.6m for cheating NHS and taxpayer

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Seroxat was a “blockbuster” drug for GSK, racking up £90m in sales in 2001 alone, while doctors prescribed the drug more than four million times.
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Rolls-Royce 'looking at implications' of Britain leaving EU

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce, with a Pegasus jet engine. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Graham Ruddick and Julia Kollewe. Friday 12 February 2016 12.56 EST Last modified on Friday 12 February 2016 17.01 EST.
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European stocks rise from three-year low

Irish Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
A rebound in banks helped lift European stocks from their lowest levels since 2013, trimming a second weekly decline. Commerzbank jumped 18%, the most since 2009, after saying it returned to profit.
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Scots banks rated worst for customer satisfaction

Herald Scotland - ‎6 hours ago‎
SCOTLAND-based banks are amongst the worst in Britain for customer satisfaction, according to a new consumer watchdog study. The Royal Bank of Scotland ranked equal bottom in a Which?
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Women considered to write better code than men as long as they don't reveal their gender, study suggests

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
American researchers have found that computer code written by women tends to be rated more highly than that written by men. However, women's work is only more highly-approved if their gender is not mentioned, the study suggested.
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Pornhub launches campaign to save the sperm whale

The Independent - ‎17 hours ago‎
If your interests include oceanic charity efforts and also pornographic videos on the Internet, well, this is gonna be a pretty big month for you.
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Apple's being sued over a security feature that can break the iPhone - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit over the phone-bricking "Error 53," which has left some customers in need of a new phone.
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Hydrogen fuel cell tech can give smartphones enough juice to last a week on single charge

Firstpost - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
With this new technology, your phone could get an entire week's battery life in a single charge. “Give us more juice” was the cry from tech enthusiasts at this year's Consumer Electronics Show held in January in Las Vegas and the number one item on ...
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Kanye West: a 'brilliant madman' who speaks and acts in superlatives

The Guardian - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Kanye West performs in New York during event to launch his new album, The Life of Pablo. Photograph: James Devaney/GC Images. Dorian Lynskey.
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Berlin: Why 'Midnight Special' Director Wanted More Michael Shannon, Less Dialogue Onscreen (Q&A)

Hollywood Reporter - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The Arkansas native, returning to the scene of his first festival, talks to THR about being a new father and what he thinks of the McConaissance since his film 'Mud.
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Meryl Streeps Divisive Feminism: How White Feminists Silence People of Color

Daily Beast - ‎3 hours ago‎
The acting legend has come under fire for comments she made at a film festival about diversity, but white feminists have long felt that their rights matter more than people of color.
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The End of Longing, Playhouse Theatre, London

Financial Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
I'm Ian. I'm a pussycat, really, as reviewers go: I don't ignore flaws, but more often than not, I forgive them. But sometimes there's so little weight to a play, so little analysis to be done, that I just start recounting it right upfront.
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Manchester United: LVG blames injury crisis and Champions League exit for this season's struggles

International Business Times UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, who was speaking ahead of their game against Sunderland on Saturday (13 February), has blamed the club's exit from the Champions League and the number of injuries that have affected the squad this season ...
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England player Adam Johnson on trial over sexual activity with child

Gazette - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
England footballer Adam Johnson will go on trial later today accused of sexual activity with a child. The 28-year-old former Sunderland winger pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on Wednesday.
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Bird population on Scilly Isles recovers after islands are declared 'rat-free'

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) in flight. Its population on Scilly Isles was in decline since the 1980s, but the birds are now breeding successfully.
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Polluted air causes 5.5m deaths a year new research says

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research. Most of these deaths are occurring in the rapidly developing economies of China and India.
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Clive James: 'My granddaughter's school was connected by video to the International Space Station'

The Guardian - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Now when she and I ask each other questions, both of us pause before answering. It's a space conversation. Tim Peake takes a selfie in space.
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There's gold in them thar rocks.... at Millport beach - ‎6 hours ago‎
TINY specks of gold have been found in rocks at a popular tourist destination, to the great surprise of scientists. By David Scott.
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Facebook Posts On NHS Could Spark Inspections

Sky News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
England's health watchdog is considering using negative patient comments on social media as a basis for investigating hospitals.
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Thousands who die with cancer spend last days in pain, study finds

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Chemotherapy bags in a hospital cancer ward. Macmillan says too many patients do not have enough choice over where they end their lives.
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Life expectancy reaches its highest level for over 65s News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The length of time people can expect to live once they reach milestones in old age has reached a record high, a new report from Public Health England (PHE) has revealed.
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Cambridge researchers find 'Neutostatin' drug which could slow the progression of Alzheimer's

Cambridge News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Millions of people could one day be given a "neurostatin" drug to guard against the early development of Alzheimer's, new research from Cambridge scientists suggests.
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