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Ferrari boss predicts tough 2015 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:11:32 GMT 
    Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne believes that 2015 is likely to be another difficult year for the Formula 1 team.


How 12 days of Christmas have become 12 pubs 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:19:56 GMT 
    Dublin's pubs are experiencing a new phenomenon - the 12 days of Christmas have turned into the 12 pubs of Christmas... visited all in one night.


Teaching winter to new US refugees 
  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:07:55 GMT 
    Thousands of refugees arrive in the US each year, and those who end up in chilly Minnesota have to learn about what to expect for their first winter.


Japan's 'solo' weddings 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:39:44 GMT 
    A travel agency in Japan has started organising bridal ceremonies for single women.


'Injured parrot' was Christmas hat 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:00:17 GMT 
    A woman is left "mortified" after calling in the Scottish SPCA to rescue an injured parrot that turned out to be a Christmas hat.


IMF cuts blamed for Ebola spread 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:09:33 GMT 
    Spending cuts imposed by the International Monetary Fund may have contributed to the rapid spread of Ebola in West Africa, UK-based researchers say.


Pakistan arrests over school attack 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:45:44 GMT 
    Pakistan's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week's massacre at a school in Peshawar.


Catalan leader probed over vote 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:34:52 GMT 
    Catalonia's President Artur Mas is placed under formal investigation for his role in the Spanish region's unofficial vote on independence.


Argentine town bans beauty contests 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:50:23 GMT 
    A town in Argentina becomes the first in the country to ban beauty queen competitions in its traditional festivities, arguing they are sexist.


Oil price fall 'not Opec's fault' 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:54:12 GMT 
    Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices.


Muhammad Ali ill with pneumonia 
  Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:19:30 GMT 
    Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.


Two men charged with PC's murder 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:22:05 GMT 
    Two men are charged with the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle.


Child abuse inquiry overhaul urged 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:38:27 GMT 
    Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.


Child sex abuse police officer jailed 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:24:06 GMT 
    A Cambridgeshire police officer who committed a series of rapes and child sex attacks is jailed for 14-and-a-half years.


UKIP expels councillor after remarks 
  Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:51:15 GMT 
    The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".
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