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# Peace

All time
# Christmas
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# Syria
Arab League rejects Syrian changes to peace plan
The Arab League has said that the Syrian government has changed the peace plan and altered its essence.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?
More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?
# Ig Nobel Prize
Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes
The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Cup of sugar?
Peace deal brokered between feuding neighbours
Officials in Malaysia were forced to draw up a peace treaty to end a three-year row over barking dogs and loud music.
# Nobels
Nobel peace prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo
In a move that is bound to anger Bejing, dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded for his “long and non-violent struggle for human rights in China”.
# Clones Cyclone
McGuigan honoured with peace prize for NI work
The former World Champion boxer is awarded the United Nations Inspiration Award for his contribution to Northern Irish peace.