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Ebola nations 'need huge aid plan' 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:49:29 GMT 
    Liberia's president calls for an aid package for the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa along the lines of the post-WWII Marshall Plan.


'Birth tourism' hotels raided in US 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:40:05 GMT 
    US agents raid more than a dozen hotels that cater to pregnant foreigners who want their children to be born US citizens.


Russians bid farewell to Nemtsov 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:54:44 GMT 
    Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow.


Chile's Villarrica volcano erupts 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:50:00 GMT 
    The Villarrica volcano, one of the most active in South America, erupts in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.


Fierce clashes around Iraq's Tikrit 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:25:03 GMT 
    Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.


Target to cut several thousand jobs 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:45:55 GMT 
    US retail giant Target plans to cut several thousand jobs as it tries to slash $2bn (£1.3bn) in costs over the next two years.


Workers' pay 'below pre-crisis level' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:22:23 GMT 
    Incomes for those of working age are still below pre-crisis levels, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).


UK government sells Eurostar stake 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:07:46 GMT 
    The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for £757.1m.


Farage 'rejects immigration targets' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:59:31 GMT 
    The UK Independence Party will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, its leader pledges, having said net annual migration should be capped at 50,000.


Clegg in drug law election pledge 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:13:51 GMT 
    The Lib Dem election manifesto will include a pledge to hand drugs policy from the Home Office to the Department of Health, Nick Clegg is to say.


In pictures: Dealing with addiction 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT 
    David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction


Day in pictures: 3 March 2015 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:53:08 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 3 March


Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT 
    Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show


Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT 
    Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died


Day in pictures: 2 March 2015 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:44 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 2 March
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