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2010-03-05 10:26:46

Sixteen percent of the UK population is 65 or older, and for the first time, there are more people over the age of 65 than there are under the age of 18.

2008-10-06 09:00:09

By BRENDAN McDAID CANCER campaigners from Donegal are preparing to head to Dublin this weekend for a major protest over health services.

2008-06-26 00:02:30

Five Greenpeace campaigners, including one from West Yorkshire, yesterday admitted to climbing on top of an aircraft at Heathrow Airport as part of a climate change protest.

2005-12-06 08:23:47

By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Angry people brandish placards while men in suits scurry into a heavily guarded building -- it's a classic image from world trade and finance meetings but it's not the whole story and it's a little out of date.

2005-07-02 19:03:43

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Gordon Brownwill pledge later on Saturday to continue fighting for debtrelief and aid for the world's poorest countries and for atimetable to end trade-distorting export subsidies.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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