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Irish handed Healy boost for opener

Monday, September 14th 2015, 14:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland prop Cian Healy is passed fit for Saturday's World Cup opener against Canada after recovering from neck surgery.
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Thrillers share honours at US cinemas

Monday, September 14th 2015, 12:06
related countries: United States United States

Dating drama The Perfect Guy and M Night Shyamalan's The Visit fare similarly well at North American cinemas, coming first and second at the US and Canada box office.
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Canada candidate 'urinated in mug'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 16:47

A businessman caught on camera urinating into a coffee cup while working in someone's home drops out of running for Canada's parliament.
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'No record' of Syrian boy asylum bid

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 20:53
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Canada denies it received a bid for asylum from the family of a three-year-old Syrian boy whose body was found on a beach in Turkey.
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Canadian economy enters recession

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 13:33

Canada's economy fell into recession in the first half of the year, official figures show, as falling oil prices took their toll.
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Walker considers Canada border wall

Monday, August 31st 2015, 13:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker calls building a wall along the border between the US and Canada a "legitimate issue".
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UK family killed in Canada crash named

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 17:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British family killed in a plane crash in Canada's Quebec province are named as Fiona and Richard Hewitt, and their teenage children Felicity and Harry.
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Canadian boy reels in massive tuna

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 21:06

A Canadian boy has caught a 486lb (220kg) tuna fish off the coast of Prince Edward Island
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Four Britons killed in Quebec crash

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 18:01
related places: Quebec

Four Britons were among six people killed when a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada, the UK Foreign Office confirms.
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An election about hair, swearing and dragon slaying

Monday, August 24th 2015, 23:12

How a hairstyle, a swear word and a dragon gripped Canada
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'Suicides' over Ashley Madison hack

Monday, August 24th 2015, 14:21

Two individuals associated with the leak of Ashley Madison customer details are reported to have taken their lives, police in Canada say.
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VIDEO: Vancouver black bear relaxes in hot tub

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 3:57
related places: Vancouver

A black bear decided to take a dip in a swimming pool at a home in Vancouver, Canada.
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Chinese web giant takes stake in Kik

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 0:39
related countries: China China

Chinese internet giant Tencent takes a $50m stake in Canadian messaging company Kik Interactive.
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VIDEO: Canada's dragon-slaying politician

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 16:32

Wyatt Scott's laser eyes and dragon-killing abilities are among the humorous ways Canada's election is being fought
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Rap movie storms box office chart

Monday, August 17th 2015, 8:30
related countries: United States United States

Rap movie Straight Outta Compton makes a surprise debut at the top of the US and Canada box office this weekend, with takings of $56.1m (£35.8m).
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Teachers cleared of Indonesia abuse

Friday, August 14th 2015, 5:10
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

A Canadian and Indonesian controversially jailed for abusing children at an exclusive school in Jakarta have their conviction overturned.
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Murray progresses at Rogers Cup

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 6:05

Andy Murray reaches the third round of the Rogers Cup after a 6-4 7-5 win over Tommy Robredo in Canada.
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Harper wants to track foreign buyers

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 21:00

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced plans to track foreign homeownership and raised the possibility of eventually enacting limits on buying.
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Kraft Heinz announces 2,500 job cuts

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 14:07
related countries: United States United States

Kraft Heinz cuts 2,500 jobs in the US and Canada as part of a programme of cost cutting following its recent merger
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Australia sets new emissions target

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 4:26
related countries: Australia Australia, France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

Australia is taking an emissions reduction target to an international meeting in Paris that is below that of the US and Canada.
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Anti-thalidomide hero dies at 101

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 0:49
related countries: United States United States

Frances Oldham Kelsey, the Canadian doctor who played a central role in preventing thalidomide being distributed in the US, dies at 101.
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VIDEO: 'Bad things happen to good robots'

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 3:55
related countries: United States United States

A hitchhiking robot, HitchBOT, who has spent weeks travelling around Europe and Canada is smashed to pieces two weeks after arriving in the United States.
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Ottawa: Canada's cheating capital?

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 17:26

Is Ottawa really Canada's hotbed of infidelity?
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Canadian PM calls general election

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 15:25

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces he is dissolving parliament and calling a parliamentary election for 19 October.
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Canada sees topless rights rally

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 23:14

Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.
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VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 0:47
related places: Ottawa

A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.
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Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

Friday, July 31st 2015, 3:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".
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'Abortion pill' legalised in Canada

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 16:20

Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.
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Monday, July 27th 2015, 1:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Two bodies are recovered from an avalanche-hit area of New Zealand's South Island where two Canadian tourists were reported missing, say police.
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Uber sued for £198m in Canada

Friday, July 24th 2015, 10:33
related places: Toronto

Taxi-booking app Uber is hit with £198m joint legal action by taxi drivers in Canada's biggest city Toronto.
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Bollywood song turns wedding viral

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 6:13

A Canadian couple are spreading a "message of love" after their Hindi wedding video song is a hit on social media.
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Scotland ease to T20 win over Canada

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 12:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kyle Coetzer's half century leads Scotland to an eight-wicket win over Canada in their World Twenty20 Qualifier.
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Minions take over US box office

Monday, July 13th 2015, 9:39
related countries: United States United States

Despicable Me spin-off Minions tops the US and Canada box office in its opening weekend, with the second biggest debut for an animated film.
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Memorial for dead raccoon in Toronto

Friday, July 10th 2015, 9:49
related places: Toronto

A dead raccoon has a memorial set up around him on a pavement in Toronto, then trends in Canada.
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Man charged for balloon-chair flight

Monday, July 6th 2015, 20:02
related places: Calgary

A Canadian man who tied about 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the city of Calgary is charged with causing mischief.
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Canadian 'bombed divorce lawyer'

Monday, July 6th 2015, 17:37
related places: Winnipeg

A man in Winnipeg, Canada, is charged with attempted murder after sending bombs to law firms that represented him or his ex-wife in the past.
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VIDEO: USA fans 'invade' Vancouver for final

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 4:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vancouver

Thousands of USA football fans have made the trip to Vancouver, Canada, to see if their team can win the Women's World Cup for the first time since 1999.
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Kyrgios fights back to beat Raonic

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 14:16

Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins the battle of the big servers against Canadian seventh seed Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.
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The little-known Canadian gridiron

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

The little-known Canadian version of American football
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Reward raised over potato saboteurs

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 11:38

Canadian potato farmers increase their reward for tips on an unknown saboteur who has been pushing needles into their crop to $400,000.
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Blatter to miss World Cup final

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 20:13

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the Women's World Cup for "personal reasons".
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Dinos untroubled by teddy challenge

Monday, June 29th 2015, 10:33
related countries: United States United States

Comedy sequel Ted 2 fails to knock Jurassic World off the top of the US and Canada box office chart, opening in third place behind Pixar's Inside Out.
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'England into 1966 and 1990 club'

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 3:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's women have matched the men of 1966 and 1990 by reaching a World Cup semi-final, says boss Mark Sampson.
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England Women 2-1 Canada Women

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 1:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England knock out hosts Canada to reach the Women's World Cup semi-final and book a date with defending champions Japan.
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Australia 0-1 Japan

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 22:14
related countries: Australia Australia

Holders Japan reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup with a narrow victory over Australia in Canada.
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