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France proposes six months’ paternity leave
03-08 18:51
The French president is proposing legislation to get more fathers on paternity leave and mothers back to work faster. Francois Hollande, a never-married fath...
Ex-British cop and jailer sold tips to Murdoch tabloid Sun
03-08 18:48
A former British police officer and ex-prison officer have admitted selling information to Rupert Murdoch’s Sun tabloid about high-profile individuals, media ...
Mental stress becomes major health issue in Fukushima
03-08 18:14
Experts say that mental distress could be one of the biggest health problems to emerge from the nuclear disaster in Japan two years ago. A tsunami swamped the...
Potty-mouthed Scottish comic’s jibes too much for troubled BBC
03-08 17:35
Several unsavory jokes by Scottish funnyman Frankie Boyle have been edited out of BBC’s broadcast of Comic Relief at London’s Wembley arena, media repo...
Beijing calls for 'calm and restraint' following Pyongyang's threats
03-08 17:13
China called for "calm and restraint'' Friday after North Korea responded to new UN sanctions with fresh threats of nuclear war and promises to scrap peace ag...
Low point for lying ex-wife of disgraced former British energy minister Huhne
03-08 16:42
The 60-year-old ex-wife of a disgraced former British cabinet minister has been convicted of perverting the course of justice in London. Economist Vicky P...
Creative mind Chu to head Georg Jensen
03-08 16:22
Well-known designer and Nautica founder David Chu has been named chief executive of jewelry and watch label Georg Jensen. He was previously the chief crea...
Dreamliner battery defies emergency removal
03-08 16:08
The US National Transportation Safety Board has released 547 pages of reports and supporting materials about its investigation of the January airplane batte...
'Canadian Psycho' to stand trial next week
03-08 14:56
The epilogue of the most significant Canadian crime story in years begins Monday in Montreal with the trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of slaying and d...
Myanmar’s undemocratic opposition puts reform, leadership on agenda at maiden congress
03-08 14:27
About 900 representatives from Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party gathered in Yangon to elect the leadership for the first time in the group's 25-year histor...
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