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Italy’s Renzi Calls for Europe to Change Course on Austerity

Reuters ROME — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called on Tuesday for a change of course in Europe, saying that austerity policies on their own could not guarantee fiscal stability in the face of rising unemployment and economic stagnation. Speaking in parliament ahead of this week’s European Union summit, Renzi said Italy was not asking for a relaxation of EU ...

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Italy’s Renzi Calls for Europe to Change Course on Austerity

Reuters ROME — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called on Tuesday for a change of course in Europe, saying that austerity policies on their own could not guarantee fiscal stability in the face of rising unemployment and economic stagnation. Speaking in parliament ahead of this week’s European Union summit, Renzi said Italy was not asking for a relaxation of EU ...

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Stallone to return for Rambo V

Sylvester Stallone is set to star in Rambo V, after the film was given the go-ahead. The action star is tipped to reprise his role as troubled war veteran John Rambo in the fifth instalment, which he will also write, following Splendid Film’s purchase of the film’s rights. “With Rambo V, Sylvester Stallone returns to his signature role. This time ...

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Oldman: I don’t like my movies

Gary Oldman has revealed he isn’t happy with most of his big-screen roles, because he is a “perfectionist”. The award-winning actor admitted that despite winning acclaim for his performances in films like Sid And Nancy, he is only pleased with a number of his parts such as JFK’s Lee Harvey Oswald and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. ” ...

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Oldman: I don’t like my movies

Gary Oldman has revealed he isn’t happy with most of his big-screen roles, because he is a “perfectionist”. The award-winning actor admitted that despite winning acclaim for his performances in films like Sid And Nancy, he is only pleased with a number of his parts such as JFK’s Lee Harvey Oswald and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. ” ...

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Stallone to return for Rambo V

Sylvester Stallone is set to star in Rambo V, after the film was given the go-ahead. The action star is tipped to reprise his role as troubled war veteran John Rambo in the fifth instalment, which he will also write, following Splendid Film’s purchase of the film’s rights. “With Rambo V, Sylvester Stallone returns to his signature role. This time ...

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Putin cancels Ukraine force request

President Vladimir Putin has asked Moscow’s parliament to cancel a resolution sanctioning the use of military force in Ukraine, according to Russian news agencies. The president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Mr Putin had written to the head of Russia’s upper house of parliament asking that his March 1 request for approval of the use of force be withdrawn, the agencies ...

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Putin cancels Ukraine force request

President Vladimir Putin has asked Moscow’s parliament to cancel a resolution sanctioning the use of military force in Ukraine, according to Russian news agencies. The president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Mr Putin had written to the head of Russia’s upper house of parliament asking that his March 1 request for approval of the use of force be withdrawn, the agencies ...

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Michael Schumacher’s medical records stolen, offered for sale; probe underway

Geneva: Medical records purported to be those of Michael Schumacher have been offered for sale and officials are investigating the theft, his agent said, one week after the seven-times Formula One champion came out of a coma. The German driver, who…

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Widespread impacts of neonicotinoids ‘impossible to deny’

Neonicotinoid pesticides are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species and are a key factor in the decline of bees, say scientists. Researchers, who have carried out a four-year review of the literature, say the evidence of damage is now “conclusive”. The scientists say the threat to nature is the same as that once posed by the ...

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