News Headlines - 24 August 2012

Sun publishes pictures of naked Prince Harry | guardian.co.uk

The Sun has become the first British newspaper to publish photographs of Prince Harry naked in a Las Vegas hotel room, claiming the move was in the public interest. The tabloid's decision comes after Prince Charles's royal aides threatened legal action against newspapers if they published the images, despite the fact they had already been circulated online.

Norway jails sane Breivik for killing 77 | Reuters

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was jailed for a maximum term on Friday when judges declared him sane enough to answer for the murder of 77 people last year, drawing a smirk of triumph from the self-styled warrior against Islam.

ITV News Investigation: Prescription medicines bought online contain Class A drugs - ITV News

When we started our investigation into buying medicines on the internet, we expected to find some dodgy practices. But we were astonished (to say the least) by the lab tests on two of the compounds we bought which showed they were contaminated by addictive tranquillisers and by the Class A drug of abuse Crystal Meth.

Anger at GCSE 'manipulation' as top grades fall for first time ever - The Independent

The first drop in top grade passes in the history of the GCSE exam was revealed yesterday, prompting claims that exam boards had acted immorally in raising grade boundaries at the last moment.

Tokyo slams Seoul over returned letter|Asia-Pacific|chinadaily.com.cn

Tokyo on Friday slammed Seoul's decision to return a protest letter as showing no signs of "basic diplomatic courtesy", as both countries stepped up their emotional row over disputed islands. The islands, known in English as Liancourt Rocks, in Japanese as Takeshima and in Korean as Dokdo, lie equidistant between South Korea and Japan. The lonely set of islets coveted for the rich mineral resources in the surrounding waters has been a chronic source of diplomatic tension between the two Asian neighbors.








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