Wednesday, 21 August 2013

The Week Daily Email
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main headlineN Korea: harrowing abuses recalled in rare public hearing
Defector tells new UN commission how mother was forced by guards to drown her own baby
Hundreds feared dead in Damascus 'poison gas attack'
Victims were foaming at the nose and mouth and had difficulty breathing, says doctor
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main headlineTen Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 21 Aug 2013
Syria: 'poison gas attack' on Damascus, No 10 intervened on whistleblower, Fukushima: nuclear leak upgraded...
No room for thick prose: Elmore Leonard's 10 rules of writing
Alongside thrillers like Get Shorty, the novelist leaves a classic handbook, writes Nigel Horne
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main headlineOne Direction movie 'glosses over juicy stuff' say critics
'This is Us' is disappointingly 'straightforward' account of boy band's rise that may leave fans dissatisfied
The Business: company news and financial talking points
£1.7bn bonuses deferred to dodge top-rate tax, Germany sparks new Greek bailout fear...
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main headline'Extraordinary' Elysium mixes sci-fi thrills and social message
Matt Damon and Jodie Foster star in stunning new film from District 9 director Neil Blomkamp