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Clare Spencer | 16:26 UK time, Tuesday, 21 December 2010

A look at the stories ranking highly on various news sites.

Guardian readers are warned that US and European cities may not be coming out of the recession any time soon. Meredith Whitney says that more than 100 American cities could go bust next year as the debt crisis that has taken down banks and countries threatens next to spark a municipal meltdown.

Telegraph readers are finding out about the Harry Potter actress who was beaten after dating a non-Muslim. The paper reports Afshan Azad's brother and father were both charged with making threats to kill.

Al Jazeera readers are looking at the extent of rape within the ranks of the US military. The news service says the number of reports of sexual assault and harassment in military academies has risen 64% since last year.

Sun readers prefer to catch up on the love life of X Factor Winner Matt Cardle. According to the paper he had been celebrating the number one position of his single seen with ex S-Club 7 Junior member Stacey McClean.

Proving popular with New Scientist readers is news of a new solar panel that will work at night. The new devices will harvest infrared energy which is re-emitted by the Earth's surface after the sun has gone down.

The Independent readers are reliving this morning's lunar eclipse. The photographs show the Moon turning flame red, as it enters the dark inner part of the Earth's shadow, before becoming totally cast in darkness by it.

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