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2009-07-29

News

No Majority Predicted For Moldovan Communists

Moldova’s Communist Party is ahead in the parliamentary election according to exit polls – but with a prediction that it will not win sufficent seats

Moldova’s Communist Party is ahead in the parliamentary election according to exit polls – but with a prediction that it will not win sufficent seats

Business

Wednesday 29th July

European equities finished up over one percent, ahead for the eleventh day out of 13. New data showing orders for longer lasting manufactured

European equities finished up over one percent, ahead for the eleventh day out of 13. New data showing orders for longer lasting manufactured

Business

Loan provisions cut Santander profit

Spain’s Banco Santander’s net profit fell 4.5 percent in the first half of the year to just over 4.5 billion euros, but that was better than analysts

Spain’s Banco Santander’s net profit fell 4.5 percent in the first half of the year to just over 4.5 billion euros, but that was better than analysts

News

ETA's show of strength

Eduardo Puelles holds a unique, if tragic, position in the history of terrorism in Spain. The policeman is the only person murdered by ETA so far

Eduardo Puelles holds a unique, if tragic, position in the history of terrorism in Spain. The policeman is the only person murdered by ETA so far

Business

Microsoft and Yahoo! announce partnership

Microsoft and Yahoo have agreed an internet search engine and advertising partnership, in an attempt to challenge the market leader Google. Under

Microsoft and Yahoo have agreed an internet search engine and advertising partnership, in an attempt to challenge the market leader Google. Under

News

ETA aimed to kill with barracks bomb, says minister

Seeing the devastation of the Burgos barracks bombing for himself, Spain’s Interior Minister said ETA undoubtedly intended to kill. Alfredo Perez

Seeing the devastation of the Burgos barracks bombing for himself, Spain’s Interior Minister said ETA undoubtedly intended to kill. Alfredo Perez

News

Election Protest in Kyrgyzstan

Police in the Central Asian state of Kzrgyzstan have broken up two rallies and detained dozens of opposition supporters protesting the outcome of

Police in the Central Asian state of Kzrgyzstan have broken up two rallies and detained dozens of opposition supporters protesting the outcome of

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Dozens hurt in Spanish barracks bomb blast

An amateur cameraman captured the moment that a powerful car bomb blamed on ETA exploded outside a paramilitary police force barracks in Spain

An amateur cameraman captured the moment that a powerful car bomb blamed on ETA exploded outside a paramilitary police force barracks in Spain

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Shining some light on sunbed risks

Many of us want to look bronzed and healthy all year round, but the latest warnings should give pause for thought. Experts now believe that the risks

Many of us want to look bronzed and healthy all year round, but the latest warnings should give pause for thought. Experts now believe that the risks

Business

ArcelorMittal sees gradual pick-up

ArcelorMittal is forecasting only a gradual pick-up in business in the second-half of 2009 as global demand for steel falls 10 percent this year

ArcelorMittal is forecasting only a gradual pick-up in business in the second-half of 2009 as global demand for steel falls 10 percent this year

News

Moldovan President warns over election re-run

Communist President Vladimir Voronin has warned Moldova cannot afford a repeat of the violence it witnessed following elections earlier this year

Communist President Vladimir Voronin has warned Moldova cannot afford a repeat of the violence it witnessed following elections earlier this year

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China Protests to Japan Over Uighur Tour

China has protested over claims that nearly ten thousand people are missing after ethnic rioting earlier this month. It has called in Japan’s

China has protested over claims that nearly ten thousand people are missing after ethnic rioting earlier this month. It has called in Japan’s

Business

Some signs of car sales recovering

The latest earnings from some of the world’s biggest carmakers suggested the industry may be past the worst of the slump. Germany’s Daimler said

The latest earnings from some of the world’s biggest carmakers suggested the industry may be past the worst of the slump. Germany’s Daimler said

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Another Day of Strikes In South Africa

There’s been a third day of strikes by angry council workers in South Africa. The strikers want the country’s president Jacob Zuma to fulfil

There’s been a third day of strikes by angry council workers in South Africa. The strikers want the country’s president Jacob Zuma to fulfil

Science_technology

The dawn of life...

New imaging techniques have enabled scientists to watch and study as a living organism develops, and the cells divide and align. At the

New imaging techniques have enabled scientists to watch and study as a living organism develops, and the cells divide and align. At the

Culture

Jedermann at Salzburg

Jedermann is a German adaption of Everyman, and since 1920 it has been performed every year in Salzburg as part of the Salzburger Festspiele. The

Jedermann is a German adaption of Everyman, and since 1920 it has been performed every year in Salzburg as part of the Salzburger Festspiele. The

Culture

The Taking of Pelham 123

John Travolta and Denzel Washington star in Tony Scott’s remake of the iconic Walter Matthau vehicle, The Taking of Pelham 123. The film is more

John Travolta and Denzel Washington star in Tony Scott’s remake of the iconic Walter Matthau vehicle, The Taking of Pelham 123. The film is more

News

Dozens hurt in Spanish barracks car bomb blast

A car bomb has exploded outside a civil guard barracks in northern Spain. The size of the blast resulted in a large part of the building’s facade

A car bomb has exploded outside a civil guard barracks in northern Spain. The size of the blast resulted in a large part of the building’s facade

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Moldovans head to polls in election re-run

Moldovans are voting again, less than four months after the last ballot ended in riots. The snap parliamentary election pits the ruling pro-Kremlin

Moldovans are voting again, less than four months after the last ballot ended in riots. The snap parliamentary election pits the ruling pro-Kremlin

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Uighur leader says nearly 10,000 missing after riots

Nearly 10,000 people are missing after ethnic rioting in China this month, according to the exiled leader of the Uighur community. Rebiya Kadeer made

Nearly 10,000 people are missing after ethnic rioting in China this month, according to the exiled leader of the Uighur community. Rebiya Kadeer made

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Finger of blame points to ETA

Immediate suspicion for the latest car bombing in Spain has fallen on the armed Basque separatists ETA. The group’s last deadly strike came in June

Immediate suspicion for the latest car bombing in Spain has fallen on the armed Basque separatists ETA. The group’s last deadly strike came in June

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Sunbeds classed as dangerous as smoking

Sunbeds are as dangerous as smoking, according to the World Health Organisation. Its International Agency for Research on Cancer, previously

Sunbeds are as dangerous as smoking, according to the World Health Organisation. Its International Agency for Research on Cancer, previously

Europe

Food safety

Rotting meat passed off as edible, fish contaminated with heavy metals, adulterated mozzarella, just some of the food scandals that that have taken

Rotting meat passed off as edible, fish contaminated with heavy metals, adulterated mozzarella, just some of the food scandals that that have taken

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China-US dialogue ends eye-to-eye

China and the United States have found common ground on the worldwide recession, Iran and global warming during two days of dialogue in Washington

China and the United States have found common ground on the worldwide recession, Iran and global warming during two days of dialogue in Washington

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Ahmadinejad calls for opponents to be freed

The Iranian President has called for demonstrators arrested for protesting against his election in June to be freed from jail, as long as they are

The Iranian President has called for demonstrators arrested for protesting against his election in June to be freed from jail, as long as they are

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Astronauts complete final ISS space walk

Two astronauts have put the finishing touches to Japan’s KIBO space lab during their fifth and final spacewalk. Floating 360 kilometres above the

Two astronauts have put the finishing touches to Japan’s KIBO space lab during their fifth and final spacewalk. Floating 360 kilometres above the