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French president in Mali visit

There was a hero's welcome for France's President Hollande when he arrived in Timbuktu. He was visiting the desert city in Mali, after its recapture from Islamic extremists.

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Poll: 47% believe UK defence cuts budget needs rethink

In light of the developing situation in North and West Africa, nearly half of the public (47%) believes that the Government should now rethink the cuts to Britain’s defence budget, an ITV News Index Poll reveals.

Only 21% disagree, while 32% say that they don’t know.

ComRes interviewed 2,013 British adults online from 18th to 20th January 2013.

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