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Alex Rawlings, a 22-year-old Oxford University undergraduate, can currently speak 11 languages

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Alex Rawlings has won a national competition to find the UK's most multi-lingual student. The 22-year-old Oxford University undergraduate can currently speak 11 languages:English Greek German Spanish Russian Dutch Afrikaans French Hebrew Catalan ItalianAlex...
A video published on YouTube appears to show seven members of a French family, including four children, abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram in Cameroon

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A video published on YouTube appears to show seven members of a French family, including four children, abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram in Cameroon. The...
After First Lady Michelle Obama wore a red and white check dress by online fashion retailer ASOS.com last year it quickly became a sellout

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After First Lady Michelle Obama wore a red and white check dress by online fashion retailer ASOS.com last year it quickly became a sellout. Now...
Honey Boo Boo’s reality show is set to take over the world as the beauty pageant queen and her colorful family have their show broadcast internationally

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Honey Boo Boo’s reality show is set to take over the world as the beauty pageant queen and her colorful family have their show...
Writer and creator of non-PG animated TV show Family Guy Seth MacFarlane was a risky choice as the host of this year Academy Awards

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Family Guy writer and creator Seth MacFarlane was a risky choice as the host of this year Academy Awards. Seth MacFarlane, 39, incurred the wrath...
Madonna has been named the highest-paid musician in 2012 by trade publication Billboard

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Madonna has been named the highest-paid musician in 2012 by trade publication Billboard, beating Bruce Springsteen and Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters. Madonna, 54, has...
Iranian Fars News Agency has digitally altered an image of Michelle Obama announcing the Oscar for Best Picture last night, in order to make her dress appear more modest

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Iranian Fars News Agency has digitally altered an image of Michelle Obama announcing the Oscar for Best Picture last night, in order to make...
The Onion came under fire after posting vulgar tweet about 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis

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Satirical news website The Onion came under fire after branding 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis as a “c***” on Twitter. The Onion said in a...
Jermain Defoe has become a first time father after his ex-girlfriend Anne-Marie Moore gave birth to a baby boy earlier this week

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Football player Jermain Defoe has become a first time father after his ex-girlfriend Anne-Marie Moore gave birth to a baby boy earlier this week. Anne-Marie...
Maria Menounos’ ensemble looked like a disaster waiting to happen before she was even on her way to the Academy Awards ceremony

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Maria Menounos’ ensemble looked like a disaster waiting to happen before she was even on her way to the Academy Awards ceremony. Maria Menounos looked...
Early exit polls from Italy's general election show a lead for the centre-left bloc led by Pier Luigi Bersani

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Early exit polls from Italy's general election show a lead for the centre-left bloc led by Pier Luigi Bersani. The polls suggest Pier Luigi Bersani's...
Quvenzhane Wallis, the youngest Oscar nominee, has been confirmed for the title role in the new Annie film

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Quvenzhane Wallis, the youngest Oscar nominee, has been confirmed for the title role in the new Annie film. Quvenzhane Wallis, 9, will star in the remake,...
Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, is stepping down as leader of the Scottish Catholic Church

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Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, is stepping down as leader of the Scottish Catholic Church. The move follows allegations - which...
Pope Benedict XVI has amended Roman Catholic Church law so that the conclave selecting his successor can be brought forward

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Vatican has announced that Pope Benedict XVI has amended Roman Catholic Church law so that the conclave selecting his successor can be brought forward. The...
Ikea has decided to halt sales of its meatballs in Sweden after meatballs set for sale at its stores in the Czech Republic were found to contain horsemeat

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Ikea has decided to halt sales of its meatballs in Sweden after meatballs set for sale at its stores in the Czech Republic were...
A new study suggests that fragments of an ancient continent called Rodinia are buried beneath the floor of the Indian Ocean

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A new study suggests that fragments of an ancient continent called Rodinia are buried beneath the floor of the Indian Ocean. Researchers have found evidence...
Mexican actor Emilio Fernández was the model for iconic Oscar statue, which he posed for in 1928

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Mexican actor Emilio Fernández was the model for iconic Oscar statue, which he posed for in 1928. Emilio Fernández was recruited by Mexican actress, Hollywood...
Jennifer Lawrence was left flustered after tripping up the steps on her way to accept her Oscar for Best Actress

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Jennifer Lawrence was left flustered after tripping up the steps on her way to accept her Oscar for Best Actress. As Jennifer Lawrence staggered to...
Park Geun-hye was sworn in as South Korea's president promising a tough stance on national security and an era of economic revival

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Park Geun-hye was sworn in as South Korea's president promising a tough stance on national security and an era of economic revival. Park Geun-hye, who...
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a tough new bill into law banning smoking in public

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a tough new bill into law banning smoking in public. Under the new legislation, smoking in restaurants, long-distance trains and...
Cuba’s President Raul Castro has announced he will stand down at the end of his second term in 2018, following his re-election by the National Assembly

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Cuba’s President Raul Castro has announced he will stand down at the end of his second term in 2018, following his re-election by the...
Oscars 2013 Winners Full List

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ACADEMY AWARDS 2013 WINNERS FULL LIST Best Picture: ArgoActor: Daniel Day-Lewis, LincolnActress: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings PlaybookSupporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django UnchainedSupporting Actress: Anne Hathaway,...
Daniel Day-Lewis has made history at Oscars 2013 after becoming the first person to win the best actor prize three times

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Daniel Day-Lewis has made history at Oscars 2013 after becoming the first person to win the best actor prize three times. British-born star Daniel Day-Lewis,...