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Latest update : 2012-10-24

Lance Armstrong loses all 7 Tour de France titles

Once the world's greatest cycling champion, Lance Armstrong's glittering career - and reputation - is in tatters. No longer can he lay claim to seven Tour de France titles; only that of being the biggest cheat the sport has ever known. Armstrong has always denied accusations of doping, but with former teammates now giving evidence against him, there is little hope of him ever salvaging his good name.

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2014-08-21 economy

Republicans block Obama's bid to hike minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage remains a key point of contention in the US. President Obama wants to bring it up to $10.10. This might seem like a win-win situation: earn more, spend...

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2014-08-19 Gaza Strip

Israel's minorities and military service

We look at how Israel's religious minorities feel about military service. At the end of last month - three weeks after the latest conflict with militants in Gaza started - Israel...

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2014-08-20 tourism

Spain's El Hierro to become world's first self-powered island

Spain's Canary Isles are a popular tourist destination offering year-round sun, sea and sand. But they could be about to gain a new string to their bow as a sustainable energy...

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2014-08-18 religion

South Korea: The Catholic Church's Asian Tiger

We head to South Korea, where Pope Francis has just wrapped up a five-day visit. A pope hadn't set foot in the country for a quarter of a century. Yet Catholicism is thriving in...

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2014-08-15 Thailand

Buddhism: Growing number of Westerners seek out spiritual retreat

Buddhism, which originated some 2,500 years ago in South Asia, is attracting more followers every day. Now even a growing number of Westerners are giving up their worldly...

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