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2009-09-21

News

Zelaya reppears back home to call for democracy

The ousted president of the Honduras Manuel Zalaya has announced he is back in his capital Tegucigalpa three months after being toppled in a coup

The ousted president of the Honduras Manuel Zalaya has announced he is back in his capital Tegucigalpa three months after being toppled in a coup

Business

UK home prices pick up

Asking prices for homes in England and Wales are still lower than a year ago but they are picking up. Figures published by UK property website

Asking prices for homes in England and Wales are still lower than a year ago but they are picking up. Figures published by UK property website

Business

OECD urges EU growth effort

The European Union must do more to boost long-term growth. A new report on structural reform by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and

The European Union must do more to boost long-term growth. A new report on structural reform by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and

Business

G20 financial regulation moves 'on track'

As world leaders prepare to head to Pittsburg for the G20 Summit, it is still not clear if Europe and the US will be able to work out some of their

As world leaders prepare to head to Pittsburg for the G20 Summit, it is still not clear if Europe and the US will be able to work out some of their

Business

Intel evidence revealed

EU competition regulators have made public the evidence used in deciding to hit US microchip maker Intel with a massive fine back in May. The

EU competition regulators have made public the evidence used in deciding to hit US microchip maker Intel with a massive fine back in May. The

Business

Santander's Brazil IPO

Spain’s largest bank Santander aims to raise close to five billion euros by selling new shares in its Brazilian subsidiary. The equivalent of

Spain’s largest bank Santander aims to raise close to five billion euros by selling new shares in its Brazilian subsidiary. The equivalent of

Business

Markets: 21 September

European shares finished sharply lower ahead of this week US Federal Reserve meeting and the G20 summit. Financial stocks were among top

European shares finished sharply lower ahead of this week US Federal Reserve meeting and the G20 summit. Financial stocks were among top

News

Roche: Problems for EU if Ireland votes 'no'

Ireland’s Minister for European Affairs is a man with a mission. Dick Roche has to encourage Irish voters to say ‘yes’ in the upcoming second

Ireland’s Minister for European Affairs is a man with a mission. Dick Roche has to encourage Irish voters to say ‘yes’ in the upcoming second

Europe

EU states breaking refugee law - Amnesty

Euronews spoke to Amnesty International’s director in Brussels. He said the EU and some of its members have become increasingly reluctant to apply

Euronews spoke to Amnesty International’s director in Brussels. He said the EU and some of its members have become increasingly reluctant to apply

Europe

EU discusses refugee care outsourcing

The illegal makeshift migrants’ camp in Calais known as ‘the jungle’ and which the French government has scheduled for demolition by the end of this

The illegal makeshift migrants’ camp in Calais known as ‘the jungle’ and which the French government has scheduled for demolition by the end of this

News

Medvedev on historic visit to Switzerland

Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Zurich on an historic, first state visit of a Russian president to Switzerland. During his two-day stay, the

Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Zurich on an historic, first state visit of a Russian president to Switzerland. During his two-day stay, the

News

Clearstream a murky pool for French ex-PM

The Clearstream scandal is a first-rate example of the dark and dirty side of French politics. It has balooned out of control from a bribery story

The Clearstream scandal is a first-rate example of the dark and dirty side of French politics. It has balooned out of control from a bribery story

News

Young German voters turn to fringe parties

Angela Merkel’s merits are appreciated by many and all the signs are she will be re-elected on Sunday. But not everyone is on side and the youth vote

Angela Merkel’s merits are appreciated by many and all the signs are she will be re-elected on Sunday. But not everyone is on side and the youth vote

News

Italy mourns six soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Italy has said farewell to six soldiers killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, with a state funeral on a day of national mourning

Italy has said farewell to six soldiers killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, with a state funeral on a day of national mourning

News

Ex-French PM goes on trial in Sarkozy smear case

Sparks have been flying as France’s most explosive political trial in years got underway in Paris, pitting a former prime minister against the

Sparks have been flying as France’s most explosive political trial in years got underway in Paris, pitting a former prime minister against the

News

Dairy farmers won't cry over spilt milk

Dairy farmers from six countries have been spilling thousands of litres of milk as part of a coordinated protest to pressure the European Union into

Dairy farmers from six countries have been spilling thousands of litres of milk as part of a coordinated protest to pressure the European Union into

Science_technology

Tidal power off Northern Ireland

Off the east coast of Northern Ireland, in a marine nature reserve near Strangford Lough, is the world’s first commercial-scale tidal current

Off the east coast of Northern Ireland, in a marine nature reserve near Strangford Lough, is the world’s first commercial-scale tidal current

Culture

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Inspired by the children’s book, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” is about a boy who wants to be an inventor when he grows up – and his discovery

Inspired by the children’s book, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” is about a boy who wants to be an inventor when he grows up – and his discovery

Culture

London Fashion Week kicks off

Fashion Week is underway in London and although to some it is just an excuse for skinny models to show off peculiar clothes, the event is estimated

Fashion Week is underway in London and although to some it is just an excuse for skinny models to show off peculiar clothes, the event is estimated

News

Besson urges EU clampdown on illegal immigrants

French Immigration Minister Eric Besson is urging EU member states to agree a “plan of action” to deter illegal migrants. His call follows the

French Immigration Minister Eric Besson is urging EU member states to agree a “plan of action” to deter illegal migrants. His call follows the

News

US commander warns of 'failure' in Afghanistan

The most senior allied general in Afghanistan has said the war against the Taliban is likely to fail unless he is given more troops and a new

The most senior allied general in Afghanistan has said the war against the Taliban is likely to fail unless he is given more troops and a new

News

Funeral for six Italian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

A state funeral service for six Italian soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan is being held on what has been declared a national day of

A state funeral service for six Italian soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan is being held on what has been declared a national day of

News

Sarko versus Villepin in French 'trial of the century'

Their rivalry in politics was legendary. And today Dominque de Villepin and Nicolas Sarkozy begin a legal showdown in what is being dubbed France’s

Their rivalry in politics was legendary. And today Dominque de Villepin and Nicolas Sarkozy begin a legal showdown in what is being dubbed France’s

News

Obama's media marathon

US President Barack Obama has gone on a media offensive aimed at winning over the American public to his health care reforms. Obama gave

US President Barack Obama has gone on a media offensive aimed at winning over the American public to his health care reforms. Obama gave

News

No "traffic-light" coalition says Germany's FDP

Germany’s opposition Free Democrats have rejected the idea of forming a coalition with the Social Democrats in any post-election government.

Germany’s opposition Free Democrats have rejected the idea of forming a coalition with the Social Democrats in any post-election government.

News

France's political trial of the decade begins

In Paris, a long-awaited trial gets underway today – pitting two of the most senior figures in French politics against each other in a tale of

In Paris, a long-awaited trial gets underway today – pitting two of the most senior figures in French politics against each other in a tale of

News

Settlement reached over Ivory Coast toxic waste

Thousands of people in Ivory Coast who claim to have fallen ill from toxic waste are to receive damages from the firm which sub-contracted the

Thousands of people in Ivory Coast who claim to have fallen ill from toxic waste are to receive damages from the firm which sub-contracted the

News

Rocking down Havana way

Colombian singer Juanes has headed the line-up at a five-hour concert for “Peace in Cuba”. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the event

Colombian singer Juanes has headed the line-up at a five-hour concert for “Peace in Cuba”. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the event