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Prince Charles: Climate change sceptics are 'headless chickens'

Charles uses green awards speech at Buckingham Palace to renew attack on 'powerful groups of deniers'

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Japan defends annual dolphin hunt amid U.S. criticism

Country responds to criticism from US ambassador as Yoko Ono calls for an end to the practice

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'Million Mask March' inspires protests around the world

Demonstrations in more than 400 cities were planned to coincide with Guy Fawkes Day, with Russell Brand at a London protest

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New York Times executive editor: Reporting on Snowden's NSA info has served the public

Jill Abramson says on BBC's Newsnight that Guardian articles on NSA files are 'very much in the public interest'

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Bank of America's work practices questioned after intern who worked 12-hour days found dead

Death of Moritz Erhardt, a German student working for Merrill Lynch, triggers call for inquiry into excessive working hours in City

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Amazon and Google chiefs join other corporate tax avoiders at annual Bilderberg confab

Heads of big tax-avoiding firms set to attend secretive group's four-day summit being held near Watford

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OpEDL: 'Anonymous' targets far-right English Defense League

Individuals claiming to be part of international hacktivist group Anonymous have published phone numbers and addresses for supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) as part of what they said was the first phase of a campaign to destroy the far-right street protest movement.

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Ecuador asks UK to back non-extradition deal for Assange

Diplomat brings up subject of WikiLeaks founder taking refuge in embassy at meeting with shadow foreign secretary

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Rupert Murdoch hints at ending UK paper's topless photos

Topless models have featured in the Sun for 40 years but the media mogul tweeted that they may belong in the past

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'Compensation log' obtained under Freedom of Information Act illustrates human cost of Afghan war

The killing of six members of a family, including a mother and her children, when a rocket overshot a target and hit the compound in which they were living are among the incidents in recent months for which the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has paid out compensation to Afghan civilians.

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North Korean news agency claims 'unicorn lair' of ancient leader discovered

Normally, North Korea's official state news agency is the place to go for reports ranging from the reclusive totalitarian state's unparalleled scientific achievements to the limitless love which its inhabitants reserve for their successive leaders.

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Scandal in Ireland as woman dies in Galway 'after being denied abortion'

Health authorities investigating septicaemia death of 31-year-old dentist Savita Halappanavar

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Ikea apologizes for removing women from Saudi catalog

Ikea, the global furniture company, has apologised for deleting images of women from the version of its catalogue circulating in Saudi Arabia.

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