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    Journalists and writer Gitta Sereny, known for her books about the nature of evil, has died age 91. Author Blake Morrison told the Today...
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    World leaders have welcomed the narrow election victory of Greece's broadly pro-bailout New Democracy party and urged Athens to form a...
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    The adult human population has a combined weight of 287,000,000 tonnes, according to new research. Scientists from the London School of...
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    Five and six-year-olds across England are to be taught to read using the system known as phonics again. Dr Mary Bousted, general...
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    Meltdown headliner Elizabeth Fraser talks to Nicola Stanbridge about life after the Cocteau Twins, Massive Attack, Lord of the Rings and...
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    How can gang culture and gang violence in London be tackled? Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, told listeners of BBC Radio 4 Today's...
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    The government and the Bank of England have come up with a scheme to lend money to banks very cheaply on the condition they lend it on to...
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    The strategy published by the government last year on mental health will be the focus of five hours of debate in the Commons today. The...
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    A man who has been playing the computer game Civilisation II for ten years describes the year 3991 AD as a hellish nightmare of suffering...
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    When a notorious local gang threatened to destroy her family, Mimi Asher decided to fight back and take them on. Which was brave of her...
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    Our culture is obsessed with "vulgarities and trivialities", author Martin Amis has told the Today programme. There is an "insane...
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    The police and local council believe that the GAS Gang in Brixton, South London, could be linked to around three quarters of violent...
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    Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted to leaving his eight-year-old daughter in a pub by mistake after having a Sunday lunch. ...
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    The government has announced a new £450m payment-by-results scheme to help councils deal with problem families. Communities Secretary...
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