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  • Cash returned after bakery mix-upnew
    21 October 2014, 11:37 am - just how honest would you have to be to return €7,500 that you found in a box supposed to contain your favourite cheesecake?
  • Expat's family battles for answers four years onnew
    21 October 2014, 11:06 am - in 2010 an irish computer engineer was found dead in his apartment in baden-württemberg. four years on, his family are still pressing the german justice system for answers. they feel badly let down by police who they say have refused to examine
  • Tanker fills up gas station with wrong fuelnew
    21 October 2014, 10:04 am - around 160 car owners are stuck after a gas station's storage tanks were filled with the wrong fuel, causing an estimated €100,000 in damage.
  • Lufthansa strike hits 1,500 flightsnew
    21 October 2014, 8:40 am - update: in the second day of their strike, lufthansa pilots have, as promised, extended their industrial action to include long-haul international flights until the end of tuesday.
  • Merkel tells allies to pay Ukraine's gas debtsnew
    21 October 2014, 8:12 am - chancellor angela merkel on monday called on ukraine's allies to help the war-scarred nation pay off its gas debts to russia, amid concern over gas supplies this winter.
  • Steinmeier wants epidemic task forcenew
    20 October 2014, 5:34 pm - at the world health summit in berlin, the ebola crisis took centre stage at talks meant to create plans for how to handle future outbreaks.
  • Nazi-stolen painting put on display, sort ofnew
    20 October 2014, 4:56 pm - the wiesbaden museum was once a collection house for art stolen from jewish owners by the nazi. with one painting, they hope to right at least one wrong while bringing awareness to its ongoing restitution work.
  • 'It's only an internship if you're learning'new
    20 October 2014, 4:37 pm - how long should an intern work for without being paid? at least eight months, according to a ruling by a court in western germany last week. jobtalk looks at the warning signs for abusive internships.
  • Single parents, common law families on risenew
    20 October 2014, 3:48 pm - the german family structure is changing, with nearly a third of every family no longer living in the "classic model" and big differences in what family looks like in the former east and west, statistics agency destatis announced on monday.
  • Four arrested in raids against Isisnew
    20 October 2014, 1:10 pm - police raided 15 homes across germany over the weekend and arrested four suspected supporters of the islamic state (isis). they are alleged to have smuggled a teenager and thousands of winter military clothes to the terrorist group's frontlines.

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  • Travis sentence 'not unduly lenient'new
    21 October 2014, 10:13 am - dj dave lee travis's three-month suspended sentence for indecent assault "not unduly lenient", says attorney general
  • Maíria Cahill cases to be reviewednew
    21 October 2014, 10:10 am - three cases linked to the alleged sexual abuse of belfast woman maíria cahill are to be reviewed, the public prosecution service has announced.
  • Exam appeals change 43,500 gradesnew
    21 October 2014, 10:10 am - the number of complaints about gcse and a-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says ofqual.
  • Total boss dies in Moscow air crashnew
    21 October 2014, 10:08 am - christophe de margerie, chief executive of french oil company total since 2007, has died after his plane crashed during take-off in moscow.
  • Travel disruption as storm hits UKnew
    21 October 2014, 10:08 am - rain and high winds are causing travel disruption, as the tail-end of hurricane gonzalo hits the uk.
  • VIDEO: Westminster wonks and think tanksnew
    21 October 2014, 10:07 am - giles dilnot puts on a thinking cap to look at political think tanks and their role in the westminster bubble.
  • Twin jailed for murdering brothernew
    21 October 2014, 10:06 am - a man is jailed for life for murdering his identical twin brother in a drunken argument on new year's eve.
  • NHS 'to grind to halt' with dementianew
    21 October 2014, 10:04 am - the nhs will "grind to a halt" unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns wales' only professor of geriatrics.
  • Kincora not included in UK inquirynew
    21 October 2014, 10:03 am - the secretary of state theresa villiers says allegations of abuse at the east belfast kincora boys home will not be included in a new uk-wide inquiry into child sex abuse.
  • Winds and rain prompt travel warningnew
    21 October 2014, 10:02 am - winds up to 75mph are expected to hit some parts of scotland as the remains of hurricane gonzalo pass over the country.

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  • World › Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriendnew
    21 October 2014, 8:59 am - oscar pistorius was sentenced tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend reeva steenkamp by a south african judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. judge
  • Picture of the Day › Follow the leadernew
    21 October 2014, 7:58 am - a girl hooks her umbrella on her mother's umbrella as they walk past the electronic stock board of a securities firm in tokyo on tuesday.
  • Business › Stocks close down 2.03%new
    21 October 2014, 7:37 am - tokyo stocks dropped 2.03% tuesday as investors locked in profits after the previous day's rise of almost four percent, while the yen rose against the dollar and weak china growth data hit sentiment. the nikkei 225 index at the tokyo stock exchange
  • Politics › Hashimoto, Zaitokukai chairman get into shouting matchnew
    21 October 2014, 7:15 am - a meeting between osaka mayor toru hashimoto and makoto sakurai, the chairman of zaitokukai, a group that has repeatedly engaged in hate speech against korean residents in japan, ended after only 10 minutes when both men started shouting at each
  • National › Fujifilm to boost supply of Ebola drugnew
    21 October 2014, 7:10 am - fujifilm shares rose in tokyo on tuesday after it said it would increase its supply of an experimental ebola drug to help stem the spread of the virus. the firm's shares ended 0.17% higher at 3,398.5 yen on the tokyo stock exchange after jumping
  • Crime › SDF member arrested over murder of wifenew
    21 October 2014, 6:23 am - police in kure, hiroshima prefecture, have arrested a 36-year-old member of the maritime self defense forces for the murder of his 25-year-old wife after he strangled her at their home. according to police, the suspect, identified as shigeo iwata,
  • Sports › Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympicsnew
    21 October 2014, 6:14 am - rejected time and again for the 2022 winter olympics, the ioc will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 summer olympics. it will be hoping to attract a competitive, high-profile field to show there are cities that want to host the games rather than
  • Politics › Justice minister undone by cheap paper fannew
    21 October 2014, 3:42 am - in the heat of summer, they are ubiquitous in japan: cheap paper fans, advertising this or that company or product, handed out at outdoor events or busy train stations. on monday, they brought down a politician. one of two cabinet ministers who
  • Business › U.S. urges air bag repairs as recalls expand to 4.7 mil vehiclesnew
    21 October 2014, 3:21 am - u.s. authorities on monday urged owners of vehicles with potentially deadly defective takata air bags to seek repairs as toyota recalled about 247,000 vehicles over the parts flaw. in tokyo, shares in takata plunged 16% in tokyo on tuesday. takata
  • Business › China's economic growth falls to five-year low of 7.3%new
    21 October 2014, 2:50 am - china's gross domestic product expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official data showed tuesday, despite efforts to kickstart the world's second-largest economy the 7.3% year-on-year

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  • India suspends all future tours with West Indiesnew
    21 October 2014, 8:58 am - new delhi: the indian cricket board suspended all future tours with west indies on tuesday, and said it will take legal action against the caribbean board for their team's abrupt pullout from their india tour last week.“bcci will initiate legal
  • Robbery suspect had worked at Edhi Centre, police claimnew
    21 October 2014, 7:57 am - karachi: the port city's police on tuesday was seen actively investigating the edhi centre robbery that took place on sunday. after issuing sketches of the suspected criminals behind the robbery a day before, police officials said they have
  • Violence kills a child every five minutes globally: UNnew
    21 October 2014, 6:50 am - london: one child dies every five minutes as a result of violence, but only a minority die in war zones, according to a report by the united nations (un) children's agency united nations high commissioner for refugees (unicef). about 75 per cent of
  • Khyber Agency militants warn 'human shield' tribesmen to stay putnew
    21 October 2014, 6:37 am - peshawar: with a major military operation expanding into the restive khyber agency, bara-based militants warned local tribesmen on tuesday against leaving the area — a move aimed at using the local population as human shields.local and official
  • PML-N's Hanif Abbasi sends Rs1bn defamation notice to Imrannew
    21 October 2014, 6:16 am - rawalpindi: pakistan muslim league-nawaz (pml-n) member and former mna mohammad hanif abbasi sent a defamation notice seeking one billion rupees in damages to pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan on tuesday.the
  • Cross-border fire kills civilian in Bajaurnew
    21 October 2014, 6:06 am - peshawar: at least one civilian killed and two others were injured on tuesday as mortar shells fired from across the border in afghanistan hit a house in charmang tehsil of bajaur agency. official sources confirmed that two mortar shells fired from
  • Taliban bomb hits bus carrying Afghan soldiers, four deadnew
    21 October 2014, 5:50 am - kabul: at least four afghan soldiers were killed, and around a dozen people including six civilians wounded after a roadside bomb planted by the taliban exploded in the afghan capital on tuesday, officials said.the blast, caused by a
  • KP ready for LG polls: Khattaknew
    21 October 2014, 1:41 am - peshawar: chief minister pervez khattak has claimed that his government has made all preparations for holding the local government elections in khyber pakhtunkhwa. he said that other provinces had only formed local councils to hoodwink the masses.
  • Asia Bibi case: HRCP pins hope on SCnew
    21 October 2014, 1:40 am - lahore: the human rights commission of pakistan (hrcp) hopes the supreme court will look into all aspects of the case of asia bibi, whose appeal against her conviction by a trial court on a blasphemy charges was turned down by the high court last
  • Woman kills son before attempting suicidenew
    21 October 2014, 1:40 am - lahore: a one-month-old infant boy was killed while his three-year-old sister was injured when their mother allegedly threw the boy down from the third storey of her flat and then jumped down along with the girl at kothay pind

Austrilia

  • What Whitlam can teach MPsnew
    21 October 2014, 9:25 am - the death of former prime minister gough whitlam could remind mps and senators of a time when politics operated on “vast vision”.
  • Something funny happened on November 11 1975new
    21 October 2014, 8:25 am - november 11 1975. it’s a day that will live forever in australia’s history. and not just because gough whitlam’s government got the boot.
  • Too soon to put the boot in?new
    21 October 2014, 8:02 am - one state premier didn’t see anything wrong with delivering a blunt appraisal of gough whitlam on the day of his death, and he wasn’t the only one.
  • Top Gear racing through Top Endnew
    21 October 2014, 7:53 am - jeremy clarkson and the bbc’s top gear team are in the northern territory, driving a trio of luxury performance cars.
  • Gone fishing: teen reeled in by ISISnew
    21 October 2014, 6:48 am - he has been dubbed the ginger jihadist. a sydney boy, who told his parents he was going on a fishing trip in june, has surfaced in a chilling isis video.
  • Gough the hero of Aboriginal rightsnew
    21 October 2014, 6:40 am - gough whitlam left the political scene decades ago, but aborigines still — and always will — acknowledge him as the father of land rights in australia.
  • Rapper 360 threatened after Q & Anew
    21 October 2014, 6:39 am - rapper 360 has received both praise and threats after his provocative comments about racism and the australian flag on q & a on monday night.
  • Corby’s one-time lover in ‘cover up’new
    21 October 2014, 6:17 am - what’s schapelle corby’s one-time boyfriend got to hide? he hid his face before being transferred to bali’s kerobokan prison to await trial on drug charges.
  • What are we doing to Whitlam’s legacy?new
    21 October 2014, 6:14 am - the whitlam government will be remembered for trailblazing policies that helped australia grow up. so, how does the whitlam era compare to the abbott era?
  • We could be at war ‘for rest of the century’new
    21 October 2014, 5:02 am - a former army chief has given a sobering assessment of the threat posed by terrorists, saying the battle with radical islam will last for the rest of the century.

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