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  • Reportedly called  officers "plebs," a derogatory term for the working class; incident has reinforced impressions of government elitism.

    A May 17, 2011 photo from files showing Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell arriving on his bicycle at Downing Street, London.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
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  • In this Sept. 20 2012, photo, a wine seller presents a 2005 bottle of Bordeaux wine Chateau Margaux at his shop in Paris.

    "What is at stake is the respect for tradition and quality," the president of the Federation des Grand Vins de Bordeaux said.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
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  • Not a single opposition politician has won entry; the vote is tainted by suspect turnout figures, according to critics.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 2:00 AM EST
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  • Thousands of revelers descended on a small Dutch town sparking a riot after a party invite posted on Facebook went viral.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 12:30 AM EST
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  • Thousands rallied outside the Tbilisi prison where the abuse occurred; anger rising against the Western-allied government.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
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  • In this Dec. 7, 2006 file photo, the coffin of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is carried during his funeral at Highgate Cemetery in north London.

    Inquest into the poisoning death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko should consider whether Russian authorities were involved, said a sennior British judge. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
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