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2008-06-03

Europe

US Homeland Security more demanding on EU

Another thing for Europeans to think about before flying to the USA: Washington wants everyone to fill in a form electronically – on the Internet or

Another thing for Europeans to think about before flying to the USA: Washington wants everyone to fill in a form electronically – on the Internet or

Europe

Industry source says new EU chemical agency off to a bumpy start

The European Chemicals Agency ECHA has opened its doors for business in Helsinki. The agency faces a first major challenge in collecting data from

The European Chemicals Agency ECHA has opened its doors for business in Helsinki. The agency faces a first major challenge in collecting data from

Business

Car giant GM crops giant cars

The giant American car-maker General Motors cutting back on making giant American cars. With the spiralling cost of fuel hitting traditional

The giant American car-maker General Motors cutting back on making giant American cars. With the spiralling cost of fuel hitting traditional

Business

Eurozone growth beats forecast

Economic growth in the 15 Eurozone countries expanded more quickly than expected in the first quarter of the year, according to the EU’s statistics

Economic growth in the 15 Eurozone countries expanded more quickly than expected in the first quarter of the year, according to the EU’s statistics

Business

Deutsche Bahn denies illegal spying on staff

A spying scandal in Germany involving some of the country’s biggest companies has now touched Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned national rail operator

A spying scandal in Germany involving some of the country’s biggest companies has now touched Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned national rail operator

Science_technology

The Solid Recovered Fuel

The rubbish crisis in and around Naples is one of the hottest topics in the Italian and international media. Many areas have turned into a gigantic

The rubbish crisis in and around Naples is one of the hottest topics in the Italian and international media. Many areas have turned into a gigantic

Culture

Alja Novak : shoes designer

Alja Novak is Slovenia is best known shoe designer. She creates her art footwear under the brand “A. Viryent”, a name which goes back to her great

Alja Novak is Slovenia is best known shoe designer. She creates her art footwear under the brand “A. Viryent”, a name which goes back to her great

News

UN food summit examines long list of problems

The cost of basic food commodities has doubled over the past couple of years, with some prices hitting their highest levels in three decades. The

The cost of basic food commodities has doubled over the past couple of years, with some prices hitting their highest levels in three decades. The

News

Heated debate at Rome food summit

Robert Mugabe’s controversial presence at a UN summit in Rome on the global food crisis is adding fuel to what is likely to be heated debate

Robert Mugabe’s controversial presence at a UN summit in Rome on the global food crisis is adding fuel to what is likely to be heated debate

News

Anti-child pornography operation in Spain

More than 50 people have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of being involved in a child pornography racket. Officers have seized dozens of

More than 50 people have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of being involved in a child pornography racket. Officers have seized dozens of

News

Sarkozy pays visit to bus crash victims' families

The French president has paid a visit to a chapel in eastern France where the bodies of six children who died in a collision between their bus and a

The French president has paid a visit to a chapel in eastern France where the bodies of six children who died in a collision between their bus and a

News

World leaders to tackle global food crisis

World leaders open a three-day summit on the global food crisis in Italy today, with human rights activists warning the world’s poor need action, not

World leaders open a three-day summit on the global food crisis in Italy today, with human rights activists warning the world’s poor need action, not

News

Obama and Clinton approach the finish line

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are nearing the finish line of their Democratic presidential duel, with the final primaries later in Montana and

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are nearing the finish line of their Democratic presidential duel, with the final primaries later in Montana and

News

Fuel strikes show no sign of easing off

Fishermen in Portugal have vowed to continue with their strike action while pursuing talks with the country’s agriculture minister. Angry over the

Fishermen in Portugal have vowed to continue with their strike action while pursuing talks with the country’s agriculture minister. Angry over the

News

Discovery docks with ISS to bring essential supplies

The space shuttle Discovery has docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage to deliver Japan’s first orbital laboratory

The space shuttle Discovery has docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage to deliver Japan’s first orbital laboratory

News

Danish PM condemns Islamabad embassy attack

Using the strongest terms, Denmark’s Prime Minister has condemned an attack on his country’s embassy in Islamabad which has claimed the lives of at

Using the strongest terms, Denmark’s Prime Minister has condemned an attack on his country’s embassy in Islamabad which has claimed the lives of at