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Police nab topless trio

Three topless Femen protesters were dragged by police from outside the German chancellery where they were pleading for Angela Merkel to push for the release of four fellow activists jailed in Tunisia.

Two of them had painted the names of the activists jailed in Tunisia across their bare chests.

Three European Femen demonstrators were arrested last month in Tunis for demonstrating for the release of a Tunisian activist who faces possible charges of public indecency for posting topless photos of herself protesting for women's rights.

GOOGLE CLAIMS BOX OFFICE GOLD

Online searching and trailer-watching by filmgoers before a release can predict the box office, Google says.

The search company has published a Quantifying Movie Magic study that surveyed 99 of the top-grossing films of last year.

Google says that four weeks before a film is released, search volume for its trailer can predict its opening box office with 94pc accuracy.

IMF IN €1.3BN LOAN TO TUNISIA

The IMF has approved a $1.74bn (€1.3bn) loan for Tunisia to ease the country's strains more than two years after the revolution.

The IMF says the two-year loan will support an economic reform programme and help promote growth.


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