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Student riots halted by emergency screening of Countdown

A large student demonstration was swiftly quelled yesterday as riot police used massive TV screens to show an emergency edition of Countdown in Central London.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2010
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Chinese troops out in force for 20th anniversary of ‘nothing happening’

What?The Chinese army swung into position around Tiananmen Square yesterday to guard against commemoration of the day in 1989 when nothing much happened – just some troops moving with ruthless efficiency to do hardly anything at all, really.

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Posted: Jun 5th, 2009
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