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Week in pictures: 3-9 May 2014

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:20
Best news photos from around the world

Eurovision: Facts and figures

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:17
Winners, losers, voters and viewers

Canada 'sees little job growth'

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:16
The Canadian economy shed 29,000 jobs in April and has seen little overall employment growth since August, according to a new government report.

Russia's Putin visits annexed Crimea

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:06
Vladimir Putin marks the Soviet WW2 anniversary in annexed Crimea, amid violence in Ukraine's Mariupol between pro-Russian separatists and troops.

The paradox of growing old

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:01
Mary Beard on the paradox of growing old in the modern world

Miliband 'happy' to meet Pfizer boss

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:51
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he hopes to meet the US drugs firm next week to discuss its proposed bid for AstraZeneca.

Arrest over mutilation 'conspiracy'

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:44
A woman is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation.

Images of man after park sex attack

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:30
Police investigating a sex attack in Glasgow Green release CCTV images of a man they want to trace in connection with the attack.

Rodgers set for new Liverpool deal

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:22
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers reveals that the "framework" of a new contract has been agreed with the club.

Harris 'assaulted daughter's friend'

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
Entertainer Rolf Harris groomed and repeatedly molested a friend of his daughter, a prosecutor says, describing him as a "Jekyll and Hyde" character.

VIDEO: Deadly gun battle on Mariupol streets

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
At least 20 pro-Russian protesters have been killed in violence in the south of Ukraine, the country's Interior Minister has said.

'Killer robots' to be debated at UN

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:19
The use of killer robots will be debated for the first time at the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.

Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Five questions

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:14
... And four other questions about Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls

Syria troops move into Homs Old City

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:11
Syrian government troops move into previously rebel-held areas of Homs - once a hub of the revolution - after the evacuation of rebel forces.

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:09
Barcelona rival Arsenal for Martinez, Liverpool make bid for Lallana, Inter want Torres and Cole wanted by Monaco.

National's outdoor venue sheds name

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:07
A new name is being sought for The Shed, the National Theatre's temporary space which launched last year.

GDP 'close to pre-crisis level'

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:58
The UK economy is close to regaining its pre-financial crisis size, according to research organisation NIESR.

Heathrow congestion charge proposed

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:56
People travelling to Heathrow Airport by car could have to pay a congestion charge if the airport's proposed third runway is built.

US politicians question Pfizer bid

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:52
US governors raise concerns about job losses in the US and senators threaten to close a tax loophole that Pfizer hopes to use.

I'm like a supply teacher - Sherwood

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:41
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood compares himself to a supply teacher and says uncertainty over his job is creating a lack of respect.
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