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TV debate on Scotland's future turns heated

The leaders in the battle for and against Scottish independence have clashed in a heated live television debate, six weeks ahead of a historic referendum on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom.

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Spacecraft catches comet after 10-year chase

cometThe European spacecraft Rosetta has become the first ever probe to catch up with and manoeuvre alongside a comet, a landmark stage in a decade-long mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system.

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#Turkey holds more police officers for spying

Turkish police have launched a second of wave of raids at police officers' residences, detaining at least 25 officers suspected of conducting illegal wiretaps, according to the country's state-run television.

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#Ukraine says rebels fired on unarmed troops

Pro-Russian separatists have opened fire on unarmed Ukrainian soldiers as they were crossing back into Ukraine from Russia where they had taken shelter from fighting, Ukrainian defence officials say.

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UK cabinet minister quits over #Gaza policy

A British cabinet minister has quit over the government's policy on Gaza.

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#Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians flee

Ukraine's military has urged pro-Russia separatists to allow civilians to flee cities in the country's besieged east as fears of a humanitarian crisis continue to grow.

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UN warns of 'massive exodus' from #Ukraine

exodusThe United Nations has said that at least 117,000 people have fled their homes and are currently displaced due to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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UK jets escort plane over possible 'device'

Qatar AirwaysBritish fighter jets escorted a Qatar Airways passenger plane into Manchester airport on Tuesday after the pilot had reported that a suspect device was possibly on board, police said.

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Leaders mark World War One centenary

Allied War MemorialWorld leaders commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to  be learned in the face of today's many crises, including Ukraine.

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British navy evacuates nationals from #Libya

A British navy ship has evacuated British nationals from Libya, according to the UK Defence Ministry, as worsening security there is forcing thousands to flee.

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