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The former chief executive of Total is to return as chairman of the French oil major as a steady hand following the death ofMichael Stothard in Paris
Israelis are turning their backs on the two-state solution in the wake of the recent war with Hamas and it is now time toJohn Reed in Jerusalem
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More people lived in urban than rural areas for the first time ever in 2007. This year it is estimated that 54 per cent ofGavin Jackson
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The last Monetary Policy Committee meeting was on October 7 & 8, and much has happened in the last two weeks. Volatility hasDan McCrum
President Barack Obama has led the tributes to Ben Bradlee, the former editor of the Washington Post best known for steeringMark Odell
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