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PM condemns £1.7bn EU budget demand
Prime Minister David Cameron after an EU summit in Brussels (AP)

PM condemns £1.7bn EU budget demand

David Cameron has denounced a demand for Britain to pump an extra £1.7 billion into the EU budget - warning that the row could help push the country towards the exit door.

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Two die in shooting at US school

Two die in shooting at US school

A student has opened fire in a US high school cafeteria, killing at least one person and wounding four other students, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack.

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Nadal to miss O2 after shock loss

Nadal to miss O2 after shock loss

Rafael Nadal is to miss the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena to undergo appendix surgery.

Business news

Microsoft helps boost US stocks

Microsoft helps boost US stocks

The US stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note today, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big US companies.

Technology news

Dark Souls II named game of year

Dark Souls II named game of year

Role-playing game Dark Souls II has been crowned game of the year at the Golden Joystick awards in London, holding off competition from the likes of Metal Gear Solid V to scoop the top prize, which was voted for by the public.

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McConaughey scoops thriller award

McConaughey scoops thriller award

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has picked up another award to add to his burgeoning trophy collection - scooping best actor at the Crime Thriller Awards.

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