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Island-hopping in Sydney Harbour

Sydney’s gobsmackingly gorgeous harbour needs no introduction. While the harbour hums with activity, its eight idyllic isles are surprisingly quiet. Mid-week, you may even have their million-dollar views all to yourself.<p>That’s not the case come New Year’s Eve, though. Five islands – Fort Denison, …

Nine killed in Russian cargo plane crash in Siberia

A Russian cargo plane has crashed in Siberia, killing nine people according to local reports.<p>The Antonov An-12 turboprop aircraft was on its way from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk when it fell on warehouses at a military unit outside the town.<p>It started a fire but no casualties were immediately reported …

Dozens of bodies recovered after violence in Central African Republic

BANGUI (Reuters) - Red Cross workers have recovered 44 bodies from the streets of Central African Republic’s capital Bangui, they said on Thursday after inter-religious fighting in the last two days.<p>Six Chadian peacekeepers have also been killed in the former French colony, while judicial …

Iranian dissidents say rockets hit their Baghdad camp, kill two

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A camp of Iranian dissidents in the Iraqi capital was hit by rockets on Thursday in an attack the group said killed at least two people and seriously wounded several others.<p>A Shi‘ite militia claimed responsibility for the attack on the Mujahadin-e-Khalq (MEK) camp in western …

Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, bomb hits Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt increased pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday, detaining dozens of its supporters on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation the day after it was declared one by the government, security officials said.<p>A bomb blast in a Cairo suburb wounded five people …

Roasted Turkey with Fig, Apple and Shallot Stuffing with Fresh Sage

<i>StyleNest love this traditional roasted turkey with shallot stuffing recipe. It’s never too early to start planning your recipes for the big day and</i> …

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How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

Christmas leftovers: spiced turkey pie recipe

A delicious recipe to use up the remains of your festive turkey<p><i>Serves 4-6</i><p>Here’s my Christmassy number, taking on board sage advice from <b>Camilla Stephens, the founder of pie company Higgidy</b><p>2 tbsp butter<p>2 tbsp olive oil<p>4 large leeks, sliced, or 4 onions, chopped<p>2-3 tsp curry paste (or to taste – …

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Porn controversy, twerking and feminism: the hits and misses for women in 2013

From sex scandals in Westminster, to twerking, to a woman stripping naked for Danish TV only to be analysed by two blokes, our interactive graphic explores the highs and lows for women and girls in 2013. Was it a good year for women? Judge for yourself...<p>In a year where '<b>penis beaker</b>' became 'a …

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Sales shopping guide 2013: What to buy and what to avoid - Fashion Galleries - Telegraph

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