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Can Putin Survive Sustained Economic Pain?

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When Vladimir Putin came to power in 1999, oil cost around $10 a barrel.

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Beyonce And Jay Z Outbid On Beverly Hills Pad

The billionaire creator of the computer game Minecraft has reportedly won a bidding war for a Beverly Hills mansion which Beyonce and Jay Z had their eyes on.

FBI: North Korea Behind Sony Cyber-Attack

An investigation into the Sony cyber-attack has determined the North Korean government was behind the operation, the FBI says.

BlackBerry Stems Loss To Just Over $1m A Day

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has seen its share price plunge almost 10%, after revealing losses of more than $1m a day.

Luxembourg Bows To EU Over Big Firm Tax Deals

Luxembourg has agreed to give European Commission officials a list of hundreds of companies with which it has tax deals.

Dorset Police Investigate Another Indecent Exposure

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There's been another indecent exposure - this time in Charlton Down.

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260 Teenagers At Risk Of Cruelty In Dorset

260 at risk teenagers in Dorset aren't getting the help and protection they need because of a legal loop-hole in the law, according to The Children's Society.

College Defends Plans To Build Homes At Bockhampton

Kingston Maurward College has been responding to criticism over their plans to build homes on parkland near Dorchester where the famous writer Thomas Hardy lived.

Special Football Match Raises Over £8000 For Meningitis Charities

A bitter footballing rivalry has helped raise over £8,000 for Meningitis Now and Dorchester County Hospital's Kingfisher Ward.

200 Hens Looking For Homes

It may sound hen-credible but RSPCA inspectors are looking for new homes for over 200 hens in Dorset in time for Christmas.

Football - Weymouth Out Of FA Trophy

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The Terra's were beaten 5-0 by Havant and Waterlooville last night, ending this year's FA Trophy title chase.

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Basketball - Coleman Insures a Cowboys Season

'Coleman Insurance Brokers' have come on board to sponsor Weymouth Basketball Club’s men’s 3rd team, renamed Weymouth Coleman Insurance Cowboys.

Football - Weymouth In FA Trophy Replay

Weymouth travel to Havant and Waterlooville tonight. (16th December)

Weymouth Learn FA Trophy Fate

The Terras will take on Dover Athletic at the Bob Lucas if they can get past their replay tomorrow night (16th December) with Havant & Waterlooville.

Saturday Sports Results

Dorchester throw away a 3-1 lead, Weymouth force a cup replay and Bridport win in the league.

Hunt For Teen Freed From Prison By Mistake

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A teenager being held on suspicion of attempted murder has been wrongly released from a prison in London.

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Controlled Explosion After Device Found

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a device found under a serving soldier's car in Northern Ireland.

Westminster Paedophile Ring Probe: New Leads

Scotland Yard has "received calls and information" relating to grave allegations of a VIP paedophile ring operating in Westminster during the 1970s and 1980s.

Man Admits Killing Sex Worker In Her Flat

A mentally ill man has been detained indefinitely in a high-security psychiatric hospital after he admitted killing a Colombian woman in her west London flat.

Kenny Dalglish Feared For Son At Hillsborough

Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has told the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster that he feared for his son's safety.

Obama: Sony 'Made Mistake' In Pulling Film

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Barack Obama says Sony "made a mistake" by cancelling a film mocking the North Korean regime after the studio suffered a damaging cyber-attack.

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FBI: North Korea Behind Sony Cyber-Attack

An investigation into the Sony cyber-attack has determined the North Korean government was behind the operation, the FBI says.

The Interview 'Desperately Unfunny' - New Leaks

As the Sony row shows no sign of letting up, here are the latest developments surrounding The Interview and the backlash following Sony's decision to drop the movie's release.

Team America Pulled From Theatres Amid Sony Row

Screenings of the comedy Team America: World Police have been cancelled in some US theatres after Sony dropped the release of The Interview amid threats.

Beyonce And Jay Z Outbid On Beverly Hills Pad

The billionaire creator of the computer game Minecraft has reportedly won a bidding war for a Beverly Hills mansion which Beyonce and Jay Z had their eyes on.

Hart Signs Long-Term City Deal

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Joe Hart has signed a new long-term contract which keeps him at Manchester City until the end of the 2018-19 season.

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Cook Loses England Captaincy

Alastair Cook will not captain England at the World Cup, according to Sky sources.

Arrest Made In Crolla Assault Case

Greater Manchester Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of the assault that left Anthony Crolla with a fractured skull.

FIFA To Publish Garcia Report

FIFA's executive committee has agreed unanimously to publish Michael Garcia's report into World Cup bidding - where legally possible.

Llambias Takes Charge At Rangers

Derek Llambias has been appointed chief executive of Rangers with immediate effect.

Mother Arrested Over Deaths Of Eight Children

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A woman has been arrested for murder over the killings of eight children at a house in Australia.

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AirBnB Flat Owner Jailed For Raping US Tourists

A man has been jailed for nearly 12 years for raping two American holidaymakers who rented his flat through accommodation website AirBnB.

Obama: Sony 'Made Mistake' In Pulling Film

Barack Obama says Sony "made a mistake" by cancelling a film mocking the North Korean regime after the studio suffered a damaging cyber-attack.

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Faces Decade In Jail

Russian prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for opposition leader Alexei Navalny, but he has vowed to keep up his fight against the Kremlin.

James Holmes' Parents: 'He Is Not A Monster'

The parents of James Holmes, accused in a deadly shooting at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.

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