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2009-05-30

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Obama helped save Opel, claims Merkel

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said US president Barack Obama helped pave the way to save Opel from imminent bankruptcy. Opel’s new

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said US president Barack Obama helped pave the way to save Opel from imminent bankruptcy. Opel’s new

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Opel buyers Magna will target Russian market

The Magna International consortium that will buy Opel will be seeking to leverage the technology it has acquired by exploiting it on the Russian

The Magna International consortium that will buy Opel will be seeking to leverage the technology it has acquired by exploiting it on the Russian

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Opel workers breathe sigh of relief

Opel workers around Europe have expressed relief that the carmaker appears to have been saved and their jobs with it. It is not yet clear however if

Opel workers around Europe have expressed relief that the carmaker appears to have been saved and their jobs with it. It is not yet clear however if

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Berlusconi blocks party photo publication

Silvio Berlusconi has successfully blocked the publication of photos from his New Year’s Eve party. The Italian prime minister has strenuously

Silvio Berlusconi has successfully blocked the publication of photos from his New Year’s Eve party. The Italian prime minister has strenuously

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Army advances in Swat valley, Mingora falls

The Pakistani army has said it has regained control of the main town in the Swat valley, Mingora, after a week of heavy fighting. The town’s 300

The Pakistani army has said it has regained control of the main town in the Swat valley, Mingora, after a week of heavy fighting. The town’s 300

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Merkel triumphs over Opel deal

It was with a smile and a bounce in her step that German Chancellor Angela Merkel came out of the drawn-out talks over the future of Opel to affirm

It was with a smile and a bounce in her step that German Chancellor Angela Merkel came out of the drawn-out talks over the future of Opel to affirm

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GM prepares to file for bankruptcy protection

Once the world’s number one car maker, General Motor’s is all but certain to file for bankruptcy protection on Monday. Under the US Treasury’s

Once the world’s number one car maker, General Motor’s is all but certain to file for bankruptcy protection on Monday. Under the US Treasury’s

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Magna takeover of Opel accepted

Opel’s new owners are Canadian-Austrian car parts group Magna. The landmark deal to save the General Motors subsidiary from its American parent’s

Opel’s new owners are Canadian-Austrian car parts group Magna. The landmark deal to save the General Motors subsidiary from its American parent’s

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Reprieve for Vauxhall in Magna deal?

With the news that a sale of General Motor’s European operations to Canadian car parts firm Magna has been approved by the German government there is

With the news that a sale of General Motor’s European operations to Canadian car parts firm Magna has been approved by the German government there is

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Santiago Calatrava: finding architecture's soul

The renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been speaking to euronews. His designs – which take their inspiration from nature – provoke

The renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been speaking to euronews. His designs – which take their inspiration from nature – provoke

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Gates hardens US position on NKorea

After a week including a nuclear test and several missile trials America has warned North Korea it will not accept it becoming a nuclear state

After a week including a nuclear test and several missile trials America has warned North Korea it will not accept it becoming a nuclear state

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Spector gets 19 year sentence for actress murder

Phil Spector, famed for his Wall of Sound recording technique, has been jailed for 19 years for the murder of an actress. The American music

Phil Spector, famed for his Wall of Sound recording technique, has been jailed for 19 years for the murder of an actress. The American music

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Germany agrees deal to save Opel

Germany has struck a landmark deal with Canadian-Austrian car parts group Magna to save Opel from the imminent bankruptcy of its US parent company

Germany has struck a landmark deal with Canadian-Austrian car parts group Magna to save Opel from the imminent bankruptcy of its US parent company

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Migrant workers treated like "slaves" in France

Migrant workers are being employed in “slave-like” conditions in France according to the country’s biggest labour union the CGT. Officials alerted

Migrant workers are being employed in “slave-like” conditions in France according to the country’s biggest labour union the CGT. Officials alerted

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Russia destroys chemical weapon stockpiles

Vast stockpiles of chemical weapons are being destroyed at a state of the art decommissioning plant in Russia. The facility in the Ural Mountains

Vast stockpiles of chemical weapons are being destroyed at a state of the art decommissioning plant in Russia. The facility in the Ural Mountains