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3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Delhi tit for tat on UK degrees

New Delhi, Sept. 14: India is rethinking its commitment to recognise the one-year master's degrees awarded in Britain because British universities do not universally accept Indian Class XII certificates, sources told The Telegraph.


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7 hrs ago | Detroit News

St. Tropez has charm enough to attract 6 million visitors a year

The old fishing port of St. Tropez, France, is one of many tourist destinations to be found there, including museums, chateaus, cafes, markets and boutique shops. St. Tropez, France - The sexy, sunny siren of the Cote d'Azur, St. Tropez, has been luring men to the French Riviera long before Brigitte Bardot made it a jet-set touchstone with the 1956 film 'And God Created Woman.'


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11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The High Fashion Nuns of VeniceBy Liza Foreman

For centuries, there was a renegade group of nuns in Venice who clung to the lavish fashions and up-to-date styles of the secular world. The higher the heel, the closer to God, right? Crosses dot the tourist maps of Venice, denoting churches and former convents, some of which have been left to crumble into the ground.


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15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

EU legal fog lets Scots bank on politics to keep them in

If Scots vote for independence, it will be in part because they believe assurances that their small Atlantic peninsula can quit the United Kingdom without ever leaving the secure embrace of the European Union . That, however, is not how the EU's top executive sees it.


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19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Europe changing shape whichever way Scotland goes

Whatever the outcome of this week's Scottish referendum on independence, the shape of Europe is changing as power ebbs away from old nation states, sparking a backlash in some places. If Scots vote "Yes" to splitting from England after 307 years of union, it will cause a political earthquake and whet appetites for self-rule from Catalonia to Flanders.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Independent

Have you heard the one about Jon Gnarr, the comedian who saved...

He was an uneducated, anarchic comedian fed up with politicians. So he took them on.


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Fermanagh Today

Armed burglars chase householder with hammers

A man and a woman have been left shaken after confronting three burlglars armed with hammers in their Poleglass home. The incident happened on Friday night in the Glenwood Green area shortly before 7pm when the 19-year-old man and 23-year-old woman returned home.


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Kidderminster Shuttle

Harry hopes to move Invictus Games

Prince Harry with Israel Del Toro Jrn, a US Air Force Tech Sgt who was injured in Afghanistan in 2005 and Jill Biden Prince Harry has spoken about taking his Invictus Games out of London and giving the rest of the country a taste of its warrior spirit. As the penultimate day of the international sporting spectacle for wounded servicemen and women drew to a close, Harry said the event could be staged in the north of England or Scotland before being held abroad.


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Tring Today

Getting to Know: Grahame Senior

Grahame Senior is honorary president of the Friends of Tring Church Heritage Society, a fundraising organisation committed to the preservation of St Peter and St Paul Church through organising social events and involving the community in its activities. Also a keen historian, Grahame lives in Tring.


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Live Tonight

A special edition of UTV Live Tonight following the death of former first minister and DUP leader Ian Paisley Sr. Presented by Paul Clark and Marc Mallett. Gino D'Acampo takes a trip in a gondola with a countess to discover a Venetian tapas called cicchetti and rustles up a creamy risotto with red radicchio, peas and Italian sausage.


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Wall Street Journal

Ukraine to Delay Part of EU Pact

A Ukrainian soldier jumped onto an armored vehicle near Pervomaysk, Ukraine. A week-old cease-fire with rebels appeared to be holding.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

European River Cruises To Honor WWI

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Inside Bay Area

BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop

BART expects to begin a late-night weekend bus service as early as December to carry riders from jobs, night clubs and social visits after the trains stop running at midnight. After at least four years of talks and studies, BART officials now say the pieces are coming together to conduct a yearlong test of a limited bus service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.


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Lytham Today

Pool's proud Scots happy to be together

The long-standing links between Blackpool and Scotland, and the large number of Scots living here, mean there is significant interest in the resort in the outcome of this week's historic independence referendum. Today, Rob Devey takes a look at the views of local Scots, including business people, politicians and residents Polls showed the 'Yes' campaign closing the gap on 'Better Together', which has the backing of all the Coalition Government and Labour.


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Sheffield Star

Wizz Air flying high at Doncaster Airport

Wizz Air has announced further flights to Poland from Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, with growth on routes to Katowice and Poznan. The change by the airline will see Katowice grow from four weekly flights to five from 29 March 2015, and the Poznan route to grow from three weekly to four from 21 May 2015.


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Wimbledon Guardian

Food Bites: Things aren't quite as they seem here, but what they turn ...

It's been a while since a maiden trip to a restaurant has greatly surpassed what I anticipated from it. Maybe I should set expectations around the same pegging as a Friday night in Church Street Croydon KFC, so as to always guarantee feeling thoroughly impressed with my dinner.


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Hereford Times

Salmond confident of poll victory

First Minister Alex Salmond has said he is "more confident than ever" that Scotland will vote Yes to independence as the latest poll found the No campaign has moved back into a narrow lead. The latest YouGov survey of almost 1,300 people for The Times and The Sun puts support for No at 52%, slightly ahead of Yes at 48%, once undecided voters are factored out.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Wiltshire Times

SNP and Labour on campaign trail

SNP leaders will visit Scotland's seven cities while their Labour counterparts will rally support in Glasgow as both sides of the independence campaign continue to push for votes. With just six days to go until the referendum Alex Salmond and his deputy Nicola Sturgeon will campaign for a Yes vote in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and Perth.


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Trip Tips: In summer, Iranians cool off at 'jeweled plains'

For those who prefer to bundle up rather than strip down in summer, Iran's highland pastures offer something cooler than the usual coastal retreats. Javaher Dasht, which translates as "jeweled plains," is 2,000 m above the Caspian Sea in Gilan province.


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San Jose Mercury News

How we met: From Russia with love

Bill Morrison had several reasons for going by himself on a bus tour of Russia and the Baltic states in the summer of 2006. During the height of the Cold War, he had worked at defense contractor Westinghouse in Sunnyvale.


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