The families of passengers missing after a South Korean ferry listed and sank have protested angrily over the rescue operation, as yet more stories of remarkable heroism and bravery emerged from the tragedy that has so far seen 54 people confirmed dead. …read more    

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South Sudanese rebels defended their renewed offensive yesterday as condemnation grew of the massacre at the United Nations compound in Bor where women and children were attacked. …read more    

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It is the invention that pizza lovers, but not nutritionists and certainly not gourmet chefs, have been waiting for. …read more    

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Not since Joan of Arc has France had such a powerful female presence in its armed forces. …read more    

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The version of the Christmas truce of 1914 that has taken root in popular culture seem extremely far-fetched. In Michael Foreman’s children’s novel, War Game, the conflict is broken up so that soldiers may play a disorganised game of football, “their faces wreathed in smiles and clouds of breath in the clear frosty air”. In […]

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A family’s Easter egg hunt took a dark twist this week when a mother searching for chocolate with her three-year-old son found a dead body lying under the deck of her house. …read more    

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A family’s Easter egg hunt took a dark twist this week when a mother searching for chocolate with her three-year-old son found a dead body lying under the deck of her house. …read more    

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Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country. …read more    

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A tsunami warning was briefly issued for Papua New Guinea and the neighbouring Solomon Islands on Saturday, after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Pacific Island nation. …read more    

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The number of people visiting SeaWorld in the US has dropped by almost 15 per cent in the first quarter of this year, as controversy continues to surround the water parks. …read more    

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