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The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
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Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
Japanese firm Hitachi has secured £2.7bn of funding for its contract to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route. | The UK government announced that nearly 500 carriages for the ... (photo: GFDL / Lover of Romance)
Now North Korea asks Foreign Office to act over London hairdresser's Kim Jong-un stunt
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Now North Korea asks Foreign Office to act over London hairdresser's Kim Jong-un stunt
Diplomats from the reclusive and repressive regime sent a letter to the Foreign Office on Monday calling for it to take “necessary action to stop the provocation”, according to a source. | Foreign... (photo: UN / Evan Schneider)
Huandoy, Peru . Andes rose to fame for its mineral wealth during the Spanish conquest of South America. Although Andean Amerindian peoples crafted ceremonial jewelry of gold and other metals the mineralization of the Andes were first mined in large scale after the Spanish arrival.  London Evening Standard 
Glencore Xstrata’s Las Bambas sale raises payout hopes
Glencore offloaded the mine to a consortium led by Australian-based miner MMG, which is controlled by China Minmetals. The disposal was a stipulation of Chinese regulators as part of Glencore’s mega... (photo: Creative Commons / Clarquitecto)
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Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Scotland. Scotland has partial self-government within the United Kingdom as well as representation in the UK Parliament.  Belfast Telegraph 
Salmond: It is time to say Yes
Scotland's First Minister addressed the final party conference before the country's independence referendum and declared it was "time to say Yes". | With voters in Scotland to decide the country's fut... (photo: Creative Commons / Scottish Government)
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Deacon Blue announce new album and tour
Deacon Blue return with the much anticipated follow up to Top-20 album The Hipsters with their 7th studio album A New House released on 8th September through Rhino Record... (photo: Creative Commons / johnkell)
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Lady Gaga performing "Alejandro" on The Monster Ball Tour. BBC News
Day in pictures: 8 April 2014
Lady Gaga performs on stage at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. Irish President Michael D Higgins (right) was welcomed to the UK by the Royal Family at the start of th... (photo: Creative Commons / aphrodite-in-nyc)
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Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George arrive for their visit to New Zealand at the International Airport, in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, April 7, 2014. CNN
NZ prepares to go ga-ga over blue-blooded baby
April 7, 2014 -- Updated 1052 GMT (1852 HKT) | Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are pictured with their 8-month-old son, Prince Geo... (photo: AP / SNPA, David Rowland)
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James Franco from the film "Three's Company: The Drama" poses for a portrait in the Fender Music Lodge during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 in Park City, Utah. BBC News
James Franco 'learned lesson' for Instagram flirt
James Franco is currently appearing in a production of Of Mice and Men on Broadway | James Franco has apologised for contacting a 17-year-old British girl on Instagram. |... (photo: AP / Victoria Will)
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as the Guards march pass outside Buckingham Palace after the Trooping The Colour, at the Horse Guards Parade in London, Saturday, June 15, 2013. San Francisco Chronicle
Queen gives honey to pope, who has gift for George
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II — bearing a basket of honey, whiskey and other goodies from the royal estates — paid a visit to Pope France at the Vatican on... (photo: AP / Sang Tan)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference with South African President Jacob Zuma following their meeting at Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday July 18, 2011. Belfast Telegraph
MPs want Scots blocked at 2015 poll
David Cameron is being pressed to block Scottish voters from taking part in the 2015 general election if they back independence later this year. | Senior Tories want the ... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
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Britain's Liberal Democrats party leader, Nick Clegg speaks to the media outside his house in London, Sunday, May 9, 2010. Belfast Telegraph
Clegg in attack over Europe debate
Nick Clegg has accused Labour and the Tories of being more interested in their own internal politics than in standing up for Britain over the future of the country's plac... (photo: AP / Sang Tan)
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Nick Clegg Q&A 16 Belfast Telegraph
Nick Clegg hints at devolution consensus
Unionist parties are coming closer to broad agreement on more devolution for Scotland as an alternative to independence, according to the Deputy Prime Minister. | Nick Cl... (photo: Creative Commons / Alex Folkes)
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The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
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The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
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