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2015 01 26, Monday

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UKRAINE:: Almost 500 miners trapped after shell hits electric substation in war-torn east Ukraine
 
DOLPHINS: Stunning footage shows Perth pair sharing waves w/ pod of friendly dolphins
SEALS: UK: Seal spotted in River Thames
ZEBRAS: Why do zebras have stripes? Researchers think they've finally found the answer
CROWS: Indian house crows invade Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa
SCOTLAND: A dog has been abandoned at Ayr railway station with a suitcase containing its toys and bowl
 
IBM: To Cut More Than 110,000 Staff
KIA: recalling nearly 87,000 Forte models because of fire risk 
BUSINESS: TRAVEL: Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million
IRAN: New dates for Iran oil conference in London
QATAR: SHELL: Shell just scrapped a $6 billion project in Qatar
UAE: Dubai inflation increases to 3.4% in 2014 on rising rents
MOBILE PHONES: UK: Mobile Owners 'Overpay By £5.4bn Annually'
UK: WAGES: Firms 'Named And Shamed' On Minimum Wage
 
MALAYSIA Airlines website 'hacked by Islamic State sympathisers
ISRAEL: failed to minimise Gaza civilian deaths, says report
EGYPT: HRW says conditions in Egyptian prisons 'life-threatening
ITALY: MAFIA: police break up mafia drug ring in Rome
EXECUTIONS: Brazil, Netherlands recall Indonesia ambassadors after citizens executed on drug charges
CHINA: arrests 60,000 and seizes 11 tonnes of drugs in anti-narcotic campaign
 
UKRAINE: Almost 500 miners trapped after shell hits electric substation in war-torn east Ukraine
QZ8501: 'Screaming' warning alerts drowned out pilots' voices as they battled to save AirAsia jet
UK: OXFORD: Major fire breaks out at Oxfordshire council offices
 
SAUDI ARABIA: Profile: new King Salman, who accedes to throne on death of King Abdullah
BOKO HARAM: A primer on Boko Haram, its origins and the violence it has perpetrated
 
PAKISTAN: Peshawar schools reopen after Taliban massacre
UK companies face an annual shortfall of 55,000 engineering apprentices
CAROLINA USA: 3,100 students embroiled in North Carolina cheating scandal
BOXER  Amir Khan visits school in Pakistan where more than 140 people were killed by Taliban militants  
 
UAE: EXERCISE: Survey finds UAE residents are forsaking exercise
MIND: Health advocates want to use more digital technology to fight mental illness
PAKISTAN: fight against polio clashes with battle against Taliban
TUBERCULOSIS: Britain Seeks To Wipe Out Tuberculosis
FLU: CDC estimates flu vaccine only 23 per cent effective this year
RUTH RENDELL: Inspector Wexford author fighting for life after suffering stroke
WALES: NHS: A&E 'More Stressful' Than Iraq, Says Nurse
UK: Medical Records Scheme May Identify Patients
 
MOON LANDING: How an Australian sheep farm put the moon landing on TV
CARS: 60 rare antique cars found rusting away on man's estate could fetch $18,000,000+ at auction
RAILWAYS: England's forgotten railway stations 
INDIA Do you know which are the UNESCO World Heritage sites in India?
TSUNAMI: 10 years later, remembering the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed 230,000 people
 
AMAZON:  says it will significantly expand into movie production
TURKEY: Will Charlie Hebdo put an end to what’s left of press freedom in Turkey?
CANADA EGYPT :  Canadian FM in Egypt to press for journalist's release
Golden Globes winners list
QATAR: Top Qatari editor urges Muslims ‘not to apologize’ for Paris Shooting
 
UKRAINE: Recorded military-clad English speakers fuel allegations of mercenaries in #Ukrainian troops
LIBYA: Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia has confirmed that its leader, Mohammad al-Zahawi, has died
ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages in 3 days unless ransom paid
Libya: recognised government army declares ceasefire
LEBANON: Islamists seize control of Palestinian camp in Lebanon
ISIS: IS frees over 200 Yazidi captives
CHINA: RUSSIA: Chinese pilots arrive in Russia for Su-35 training  
 
DRAKE: to play Dubai
A$AP YAMS, the founder of hip-hop group A$AP Mob, has died aged 26
ALEXANDER O'NEAL: has chosen to leave Celebrity Big Brother
UAE: BOLLYWOOD: Arijit Singh and London’s Grand Symphony Orchestra bring down the house
COCHELLA: 2015 Lineup: AC/DC, Drake and Jack White Headline
JOEY BADASS: Rapper Arrested for Assault in Australia
 
UAE: ‘Taxi drought’ hits Abu Dhabi
 
UFO: Amateur historian publishes 100,000 pages of declassified #UFO investigations
PRINCE PHILIP knighted by Australia
TURKEY: places 3,000 Syrian refugees in winter camp
JUSTIN BIEBER Watch Justin Bieber succumb to gravity and wipe out during a skateboarding stunt
NEW YORK: RAFAEL RAMOS: Thousands of NY police attend the funeral of an officer killed along with his partner
UK: Third of Britons in Christmas debt
 
UK SPY CHIEF: Hoax ‘spy chief’ caller put through to British PM
ECB Pulls Trigger On €1tn Quantitative Easing
UK: Latest polls suggest there's growing support for smaller parties as Lab/Con slump below 30%
UK: DAVID CAMERON: breaks ‘promise’ to publish tax returns, accused of dishonesty
EGYPT: to attend Washington’s anti-terror conference
LIBYA: warring factions in crunch peace talks
 
SKODA: Fabia 1.2 TSI SE review
MICROSOFT: Windows 10 launched
UK: HOUSING CRISIS: Housing market sees 'new year bounce' as average asking price soars to £273k
WEDGWOOD: goes big in China opening flagship luxury stores in Shanghai
ZX SPECTRUM: Remodelled ZX Spectrum production set to begin
 
EGYPT: opens door for women preachers
FREEDOM OF SPEECH: David Cameron disputes Pope's view on 'limits to free speech'
PHILIPPINES: A record 6 million people came to hear Pope Francis in Manila
 
DEMIS ROUSSOS: Greek singer Demis Roussos dead at 68
ANNE KIRKBRIDE: Calls for Anne to be given posthumous lifetime achievement award
DON HARRON: Canadian Actor Known for Charlie Farquharson, Dies at 90
FRANCESCO ROSI: ITALY: Giant of Italian Cinema Dies at 92
 
ENERGY: Could a man-made star solve Earth's energy crisis?
ASTEROIDS: Huge 500m rock to pass near on Monday
SPACE MYSTERY: radio signal possibly from black hole captured LIVE, sender unknown
CERES: NASA Probe Snaps Amazing New Views of Dwarf Planet Ceres
EVOLUTION: Deep-sea mammals are developing heart problems from hunting prey 
SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER: We just received a mysterious message from deep space
CALIFORNIA: SURFING: threatens to seize land from billionaire
FOOTBALL: UK: Arsenal agree £13.4m fee with Villareal to sign Gabriel Paulista, player now set for medical
NEAR-SPACE BALLOONING: Takes Off In The UK
SURFING: Pro surfer Ricardo dos Santos gunned down in Brazil
BOXING: World champion Carl Froch has admitted the thought of retirement does appeal to him
FOOTBALL: CYPRUS: Referees in Cyprus to boycott matches after an official's mother's home was bombed
ROCK CLIMBING: Watch the moment two free climbers make history at the summit of  El Capitan
 
UAE: Why traffic jams grip newer areas in Dubai despite expansion of motorways
HAWAII: 7 jaw-dropping Hawaii spots where time stands still
EGYPT: Agreement signed to develop sound, light show at Pyramids with French company
UAE: The wonderful bizarreness of Dubai Miracle Garden
AIRBUS 350: World’s newest airliner Airbus A350 begins first commercial
 
INDIA: Clashes erupt in Indian Kashmir over Charlie Hebdo cartoon
YEMEN: Houthis storm presidential palace
AUSTRALIA: Asylum seekers' protest at Australian offshore detention centre continues; hundreds reportedly on hunger strike
YEMEN: Clashes and gunfire near president's house in Yemeni capital Sanaa
NIGER: Charlie Hebdo protests in Niger leave at least 10 dead
 
USA: BLIZZARD: North-eastern US braced for "historic blizzard
CLIMATE CHANGE. Sea levels are rising much faster than we thought