Ambulance carrying crash victim has head-on collision with another vehicle in horror smash

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A tragic accident saw a VW Golf plough into the front of an ambulance, killing the Golf's male driver instantly
A horrific car crash between a car and an ambulance left one man dead and four others injured on the A49 in Shropshire yesterday...Read Remaining News...

Queen Victoria's mourning dress sold for £6,000 in Derbyshire
The outfit includes a hat, boots and undergarments.
A mourning outfit worn by Queen Victoria following the death of her husband Prince Albert has been sold at auction in Derbyshire...Read Remaining News...

‘Vampire’ bones dug up in Bulgaria

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A piece of iron lies next to a skeleton dating back to the Middle Ages at an archaeological dig in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. Bulgarian archaeologists say they have found skeletons that were pinned down through their chests with iron rods - a practice believed to stop the dead from rising as vampires.

Bulgarian archaeologists are showing off two centuries-old skeletons that they say were pinned down through their chests with iron rods to keep them from turning into vampires — a trend that was all the rage in medieval Europe...Read Remaining News...

How many people turned out to cheer the Queen on Buckingham Palace balcony at climax of four-day Jubilee

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The Queen greets her subjects from the balcony of the Palace as she stands alongside Camilla, Charles, Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry

The Jubilee celebrations came to a frenzied climax today as the Queen was met with a huge outpouring of adoration from a sea of people head-to-toe in red, white and blue who gathered below the balcony at Buckingham Palace to see her...Read Remaining News...

Big Italian quake: Workers among 16 dead

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A powerful earthquake killed at least 15 people Tuesday as it rocked a swath of northern Italy.
SAN FELICE SUL PANARO, Italy (AP) -- Workers at the small machinery company had just returned for their first shift following Italy's powerful and deadly quake earlier this month when another one struck, collapsing the roof...Read Remaining News...

Italian News: Strong quake kills at least 4 in northern Italy

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Elderly people evacuated from their homes, sit in the classroom of a kindergarten in Mirabello, Italy, Sunday, May 20, 2012

SANT'AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy (AP) -- A strong earthquake shook northeast Italy early Sunday, killing four people, tearing off chunks of church facades and sending panicked residents into the streets. Aftershocks wreaked more havoc in the region, including knocking down a clock tower and injuring a firefighter...Read Remaining News...

Student killed, 7 hurt in blast near Italy school

Student killed, 7 hurt in blast near Italy school
Italian policemen, background left, walk on the site where an explosive device went off outside "Francesca Morvillo Falcone" high school in Brindisi, Italy, Saturday, May 19, 2012

ROME (AP) -- A bomb exploded outside a high school in southern Italy named after a slain anti-Mafia prosecutor as students arrived for class Saturday, killing a teenage girl and wounding several other classmates, officials said...Read Remaining News...

Ex-tabloid editor faces phone hacking charges

Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International
LONDON (AP) -- Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others were charged Tuesday over alleged attempts to conceal evidence of Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, prosecutors said...Read Remaining News...

Francois Hollande becomes France's new president

Francois Hollande, France's new president
Francois Hollande is awarded "Grand Maitre" in the Order of the Legion of Honor
PARIS (AP) -- Francois Hollande became president of France on Tuesday in a ceremony steeped in tradition, taking over a country with deep debts and worried about Europe's future and pledging to make it a fairer place...Read Remaining News...

French Election: Hollande defeats Sarkozy 51.62 pct to 48.38 pct

French president-elect Francois Hollande wave to supporters with his companion
PARIS (AP) -- France has awoken to a new era after electing Socialist Francois Hollande as president, a leftist pledging to buck Europe's austerity trend and NATO's timetable for Afghanistan...Read Remaining News...

London re-elects Boris Johnson as mayor

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Boris Johnson speaking after signing the declaration of acceptance as Mayor
LONDON (AP) -- London's comic and outspoken mayor Boris Johnson won re-election Friday, triumphing in a closer-than-expected vote to secure a second term and his status as the unvarnished and unpredictable host of the 2012 Olympics...Read Remaining News...

Italy tax twists throw luxury market in disarray

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(Reuters) - Jeweller Mattia Cielo opened his exclusive boutique on top Italian luxury street Via Montenapoleone last October, only to see the flow of clients peter out after the government curbed the use of cash...Read Remaining News...

Europe's banks bleed from Greek debt crisis

Europe's banks bleed from Greek debt crisis
(Reuters) - Greece's debt problems drove a slew of heavy losses across the European banking sector on Thursday, and bosses warned the euro zone crisis would continue to threaten earnings...Read Remaining News...

White man bottled and teenager punched in second unprovoked Asian gang race hate attack in just days

 White man bottled and teenager punched
Daniel Stringer, pictured with his mother Cheryl, was beaten up and left for dead
A white man was hit with a bottle and his teenage friend punched in a race hate attack by a gang of Asians, it emerged today...Read Remaining News...

Why French Parents Are Superior

French Parents
When my daughter was 18 months old, my husband and I decided to take her on a little summer holiday. We picked a coastal town that's a few hours by train from Paris, where we were living (I'm American, he's British), and booked a hotel room with a crib. Bean, as we call her, was our only child at this point, so forgive us for thinking: How hard could it be...Read Remaining News...

Antarctic blast sweeps up South Island

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South Island
A surprise snowfall has turned summer to winter in the south, with falls reportedly setting on Porter's Pass this afternoon...Read Remaining News...

Thieves dig 100ft tunnel to steal cash in Levenshulme

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Thieves dug the 100ft tunnel directly under the cash machine
Thieves in Manchester dug a 100ft (30m) underground tunnel to get to a cash machine...Read Remaining News...

Three die as cruise ship runs aground in Italy

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Cruise Ship
PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and rescuers were searching for other victims on Saturday after an Italian cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground and keeled over...Read Remaining News...

Wedding ring 'found on carrot' after 16 years

Wedding Ring found at the top of Carrot
A Swedish woman has discovered her wedding ring on a carrot growing in her garden, 16 years after she lost it, says a newspaper...Read Remaining News...

French mother, 32, set to become first woman to be jailed for wearing banned Islamic veil

Hind Ahmas, left, could be sentenced to two years in prison in France
A 32-year-old mother from France is set to become the first woman ever to be sent to prison for wearing an Islamic veil...Read Remaining News...

Grenade attack in Belgium kills 4 and injures 75 at Liege Christmas market

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Grenade attack in Liege
A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle attacked shoppers in the Belgian city Liege today, leaving four people dead and wounding 75 others...Read Remaining News...

Deadly 6.5 earthquake strikes north of Acapulco

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Earthquake in Mexico
ACAPULCO, Mexico -- A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the region north of Acapulco on Saturday night, and people in Mexico City fled into the streets...Read Remaining News...

Russian police crack down on anti-Putin protests

Russian Police
(Reuters) - Hundreds of people took to the streets of Moscow for a second successive day on Tuesday to demand an end to Vladimir Putin's 12-year rule, defying a crackdown by tens of thousands of police reinforced by crack Interior Ministry troops...Read Remaining News...

Woman decorates ceiling with 1,700 Christmas baubles

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Woman decorates ceiling with 1,700 Christmas decorations (Pics:Rex)

According to Sylvia her best bauble buying experience was when she visited Macy's in New York and was overwhelmed with the choice on offer...Read Remaining News...

Russians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election

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Vote in Russia
(Reuters) - Russians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election seen as a test of Vladimir Putin's personal authority before his planned return to the presidency, and an electoral watchdog complained of 'massive cyber attacks' on a website alleging violations...Read Remaining News...

Prince William Rescues Two Sailors From Sinking Carrier Ship In Irish Sea

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Prince William
Prince William took part in a rescue mission after a cargo ship sank in the Irish Sea early Sunday morning, CNN reports...Read Remaining News...

Two gays married in Roussillon to advance their cause before 2012

Two gays married in Roussillon
AFP - The Communist mayor of Cabestany (Pyrénées-Orientales) Saturday celebrating the union of two men with the intention to impose the political campaign of 2012 the issue of legalizing gay marriage in France...Read Remaining News...

Expected large student demonstration in London today

Large student demonstration in London

REUTERS - Thousands of students should show Wednesday in the streets of London against the austerity measures the government, framed by a large deployment of police officers anxious to avoid all violence...Read Remaining News...

Greece focuses the concerns of the G20

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The Greek crisis and the possibility of an output of Athens in the euro area have dominated discussions at the first day of the summit of the G20 countries in Cannes. The day ended with a press conference by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. He felt that the message Wednesday night by Germany and France to Greece on his proposed referendum had allowed a "consciousness" which, "if it is confirmed, would be welcomed by everyone...Read Remaining News...

Renault wins an order for 15,600 electric vehicles

AFP - Renault won Friday most of the mega-French control of electric vehicles, with 15,600 trucks, far ahead of PSA Peugeot Citroën as part of the purchase made by the State, private companies and local authorities...Read Remaining News...

Air France: maintaining a strike notice.

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Air France
AFP - Unions of hostesses and stewards of Air France, which threaten to strike during the Thanksgiving holiday from October 29 to November 2, hold for the time after notice of their proposals "insufficient" of management, have they announced Monday...Read Remaining News...

Sarkozy and Merkel meet before the EU summit.

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 AFP - The Europeans are working on a comprehensive overhaul of the second aid package to Greece through a substantially increased effort creditor banks to avoid bankruptcy at Athens in the marathon negotiations underway to rescue the euro area. The day Saturday is loaded. In addition to a meeting of finance ministers of 27 EU countries, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will try to overcome their differences in the evening on the response to the debt crisis in a mini-summit in Brussels with several other key players.

AFP - The Europeans are working on a comprehensive overhaul of the second aid package to Greece through a substantially increased effort creditor banks to avoid bankruptcy at Athens in the marathon negotiations underway to rescue the euro area. The day Saturday is loaded. In addition to a meeting of finance ministers of 27 EU countries, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will try to overcome their differences in the evening on the response to the debt crisis in a mini-summit in Brussels with several other key players...Read Remaining News...

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy gave birth to a baby girl, according to his entourage

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

AFP - Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, wife of the President of the Republic, gave birth Wednesday in Paris of a young girl, said a person in his entourage told AFP. "Right now we do not know the name of the girl," said the source. This is the first time in the history of the French Republic a President is about to become a father. The Elysee said he would not release the birth of this child...Read Remaining News...

Barroso to announce bank plan

(CNN) -- European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso will announce his plan to recapitalize Europe's banks on Wednesday afternoon, his office told CNN.

The details will come in a speech to the European Parliament, his office said, declining to say what the plan would include.

The announcement comes as the International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank and European Commission hinted that Greece would get a much-needed infusion of cash as it struggles to stave off default.
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