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01 May

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Scepticism surrounds ‘Gaddafi son’s death’  

Benghazi celebrates report of Gaddafi son’s death in air strike, as UK and Italy condemn “attacks” on their embassies.

Last Modified: 01 May 2011 15:20 GMT

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Workers demand better jobs on May Day

Workers’ day marked worldwide with marches demanding better working conditions and higher wages.

Last Modified: 01 May 2011 14:35 GMT

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Pope John Paul II beatified at Rome ceremony

Tens of thousands witness Pope Benedict XVI proclaiming his Polish predecessor a “blessed” of the Roman Catholic Church.

Last Modified: 01 May 2011 06:11 GMT

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Shia in Bahrain: Repression and regression

Genieve Abdo 01 May 2011 13:35 GMT
A new age of repression against Shia in Bahrain is being fuelled by the government, and Iran wants to see that changed.
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Saudi Arabia tightens media laws

Royal order threatens fines and closure of publications that jeopardise kingdom’s stability or offends clerics.
Last Modified: 01 May 2011 04:27 GMT

 

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Apple iPads

Apple workers treated ‘inhumanely’

 Investigation finds evidence of draconian rules and excessive overtime to meet western demand for iPhones and iPads

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World

The saint maker takes fast track to canonisation

Peter Popham: Pope who turned blind eye to priestly abuse set to be beatified.

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