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Obama sets tone for budget battle over wealth tax

US president Barack Obama said last night his re-election means Americans support his approach for avoiding a looming "fiscal cliff" that threatens a new recession — and that his approach means the country's wealthiest people will have to pay more in taxes.

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BBC apologises for Tory's link to abuse accusation

The BBC "unreservedly" apologised last night for broadcasting a programme concerning allegations of sex abuse at a children's home which led to a former Tory party treasurer being wrongly accused.

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