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David Cameron's promise of a referendum on the UK's future membership of the European Union could create problems, Tony Blair has warned.
The "Kidz Breakfast", described as being the weight of a small child, remains the talk of a Norfolk seaside town.
New rules on food hygiene and the appearance of shops have led to the closure of many grocery shops in Abu Dhabi.
Oil and gas account for 70% of Algeria's budget so will the attack on the In Amenas plant have a long term impact on the country's economy?
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has strongly denied media claims that he and other members of the governing Popular Party received secret payments.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt uses a new book to call China an Internet menace that backs cyber-crime for economic and political gain, reports say.
The government will not introduce a tax break for married couples in next month's Budget, it emerges.
Victims of fraud across the UK will be told to contact a Home Office agency Action Fraud rather than their local force from 1 April.