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Ministers ‘never to remain silent again’ on sexual harassment

Seventeen former French cabinet ministers say they will never “remain silent again” about aggressive sexual behaviour by male colleagues. The 17 […]

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Landslide victory for democracy in Myanmar

Myanmar’s most democratic elections in 25 years look to have delivered a landslide victory to the party led by Nobel […]

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Jamie Oliver calls on MP’s to “be bold” on sugar tax

Jamie Oliver calls on David Cameron to “be brave” and impose sugar tax, showing big business “who is boss”.

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Harsher family violence bill introduced in Queensland

“It’s clear that more needs to be done or things need to be done differently”, Yvette D’Ath

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Greeks react to hung parliament

Some Greek residents in Athens are unsurprised by hung parliament, while others are pleased with the possibility of a new coalition government, the exact opposite of market sentiments.

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Birth of a nation

The Beehive is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished buildings – but as parliamentary historian Dr John E Martin reveals, its journey from a design on a napkin to iconic status has been met with considerable challenges. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Canada defies “ignorant” EU

Canadian parliamentarians tucked into a meal of seal meat this week to defy both animal rights activists and the European Union, which has banned imports of seal products, reports MiNDFOOD.

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Red shirt protesters to target Thai military base

Anti-government protesters in Bangkok plan to march to a military base today to step up pressure on Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to dissolve parliament and call fresh elections, MiNDFOOD reports.

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