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video 27 January 2015 Business

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Businesses 'less enthusiastic' if Labour wins election

Advertising executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, tells Channel 4 News that if Labour wins the election, businesses will not be as enthusiastic as it would be if a Tory-led coalition was in power.

article 27 January 2015 UK
David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it? (Reuters)
Has the benefit cap led to a 'jobcentre stampede'?

David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it?

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Will Syriza's Greece go the same way as Chile under Allende?

Alexis Tsipras is deciding who should run which ministry in Greece. But how does Syriza take over a state whose armed forces and police are configured to suppress the left?

video 26 January 2015 World, Greece

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Can Syriza live up to the hype? - video

In the cold light of day - the morning after the night before - are Greek voters thinking more soberly about what the future now holds? Jon Snow speaks to people on the streets of Athens to find out.

article 26 January 2015 World, Nigeria
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The British Nigerians leading the fight against Boko Haram

In the run up to the general elections in Nigeria - British Nigerians tell Channel 4 News that they feel a strong national identity - even though the country still remains divided at home.

article 26 January 2015 UK
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When Blair, the Queen and Castro fell for the hoax call

Security procedures are being reviewed after a hoax caller was put through to David Cameron - but this isn't the first time a politician has been at the end of a prank call.

article 26 January 2015 World, Greece
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In pictures: anti-austerity Syriza wins Greek election

Syriza party has promised to take on international lenders and roll back austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

post 26 January 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog What Syriza's Greek election victory means for Europe

The far left Syriza party wins 149 seats out of 300 in the Greek parliament. What this means is that the EU/IMF strategy for dealing with the aftermath of the 2008 crisis is in tatters.

video 25 January 2015 Politics

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Bashir: racism claims against Ukip 'disturbed me' - video

Former Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir says racism allegations against the party "on a daily basis" began to concern him, after defecting to the Conservative Party today. He denies having "extremist" ties.