Moodometer

We test the temperature of the nation this week

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Stampede at Indian temple kills more than 140
Sick Gazans are being forced to act as spies in return for Israeli medical help, report finds
US unemployment reaches four-year high of 5.7 per cent

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Northern Rock announces losses of £600m as UK housing market worsens
Proportion of young Brits who self-harm is one of the highest in Europe
Half the world's primate species face extinction, warns conservation review

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Children skipped three million schooldays in spring - but that's 700,000 fewer than last year
Bobby Spiers, one of UK's most wanted, extradited to Britain
Policewomen in Germany get choice of bulletproof bras

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India announces $450m development aid for Afghanistan
First double arm transplant performed successfully
Scientists develop new source of clean energy: giant kites

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Summary: Self-harm and truancy levels show young Brits are as tempestuous as ever
Forecast: Economic gloom to worsen - even HSBC's profits are falling