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A police officer guards the shooting scene in New York, 20 December Gunman kills two New York policemen

A gunman with an apparent grudge against the US police shoots dead two officers in a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.


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Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia

The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.


Barcelona striker Luis Suarez

Barcelona 5-0 Cordoba

Luis Suarez scores his first league goal for Barcelona who close to within a point of Real Madrid before Spain's winter break.



Five Christmas tree secrets

Five Christmas tree secrets

Things you didn't know about these festive trees


Money: The good, bad and better

Money: The good, bad and better

The downside to being rich, an upside to debt and jobs with surprising salaries


Most famous cars of TV and film

Most famous cars of TV and film

Quora users name the fast, furious and plain funny


Why North Korea fears this film

Why North Korea fears this film

How The Interview struck a nerve


Will religion ever disappear?

Will religion ever disappear?

How belief will change in the future


A paradise protected by butterflies

A paradise protected by butterflies

It’s hard to imagine a place like this exists

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Health Check


An ingenious fix for broken bones

In poorer countries, surgeons often use manual drills for operations - but an ingenious cover now means a common household drill could be used to perform life-saving surgeries

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Cold War

Stockholm's strategic Cold War stronghold

The archipelago’s southernmost island was once home to a terrifyingly intricate - and nearly invisible - system of state-of-the-art military installations. Only a few survive.

fascinating in 2014


'Quick, rugged - and authentic'

In a year that saw urban males sporting 'lumbersexual' style, the Ducati Scrambler's rip-roaring testament to real ruggedness makes it the most fascinating motorbike of 2014.




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