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‘It has been done’: Eta hands over weapons in France

The separatist group is thought to have given French authorities information on the location of arms stashes The Basque separatist group Eta, which has promised to give up all its remaining arms by Saturday,

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Italy court bans Uber over unfair competition for taxis

Court in Rome upholds taxi unions complaint and gives company 10 days to end use of apps in country but ruling is subject to appeal An Italian court on Friday banned the Uber app, saying it contributed

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How to stop feeling insignificant | Oliver Burkeman

When events seem too much, what better solace than a reminder that they are, if you zoom out to a different timescale, indistinguishable from nothing at all? If planet Earth were a human being, I was

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Can you judge a book by its odour?

Cocoa, wood, rusks every book has a distinctive smell. And each smell says something about how and when it was made, and where it has been What does it mean to experience a book? To a bibliophile such

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Sergio Garca shines at Masters to raise hopes of end to major drought

Sergio Garcas great talent was on display with birdies at Augustas first three holes in his second round: I want to make sure I keep riding that wave If the weight of experience lurking with intent did

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Rubio hails Syria strikes, says Russians don’t have ‘standing’ to criticize

Washington (CNN)Sen. Marco Rubio, a longtime hawk on Syria, praised the US airstrike on a Syrian airfield days after a chemical attack on innocents attributed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Following

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Social airline concepts make flying more fun

(CNN)Flying is about to get a lot more fun. The latest design concepts feature customizable group-seating pods, sleek lounge bars and, soon enough, co-working spaces -- all at 35,000 feet. These changes

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Hillary Clinton: misogyny ‘certainly’ played a role in 2016 election loss

In first post-election interview, former Democratic presidential candidate calls for US intervention in Syria and says misogyny was factor in her loss In her first interview since losing the 2016 election,

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US strikes Syrian airfield in first direct military action against Assad

Dozens of Tomahawk missiles have been launched at a government airfield in the wake of the Syrian leaders use of chemical weapons against civilians The US military has launched a heavy cruise missile

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Charley Hoffman dominates after Dustin Johnsons Augusta withdrawal

The world No1, Dustin Johnson, was hampered by a back injury from falling down stairs on the eve of the Masters and pulled out at the 1st tee As the stricken Dustin Johnson walked from the 1st tee at

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