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Monday, 26 October 2009

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Libyan leader Colonel Gadaffi has said sorry for the murder of a British policewoman in London 25 years ago.

But he says he has no idea who was responsible for the death of PC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy in 1984.

Gaddafi also says finding those behind the Lockerbie bombing is not his concern.

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Almost 70-thousand single parents with children aged 10 or more, are being forced to look for work from today.

They're being taken off Income Support and put on Jobseekers' Allowance.

They'll stay on the same money - BUT they'll have to prove they're actively applying for jobs.

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Radovan Karadzic has boycotted the opening of his international war crimes trial.

The former Bosnian Serb leader's accused of genocide during the Balkans conflict in the 1990s.

The judge has ruled the trial at The Hague will go ahead without him.

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There'll be more talks today to try to bring the postal strike to an end.

The TUC has stepped into the row with an offer to mediate between Royal Mail management and the Communication Workers Union.
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