Official inflation figures understate the real extent of rising costs, but even the government's own CPI scheme lays bare the ongoing misery for working people and those dependent on benefits.
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Greek state broadcaster ERT remained off air today despite a court ruling that the blackout was illegal.
Police raided homes and offices across Turkey today, carting off dozens of people they claim were involved in violence.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that today was a "historic moment" as Nato forces handed responsibility for the country's security to his government.
Up to 200,000 people took to the streets across Brazil on Monday night furious at poor public services and high taxes.
Hungarian prosecutors charged a 98-year-old man today for his role in the Holocaust.
World leaders said today that they were united in wanting a negotiated and peaceful end to Syria's civil war.
Maoist rebels have abducted five Filipino soldiers, military officials said today.
Mozambique: President Armando Guebuza called for peace today after an attack by opposition-linked fighters killed six soldiers.
Germany: Prosecutors began a probe today into whether three neonazis suspected of 10 racist murders were behind a 1999 bomb attack on a Nuremberg bar run by a Turkish man.