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2009-10-02

Business

Toyota launch US recall after crash deaths

Toyota is to recall 3.8 million cars in the United States after four people were killed in crashes caused by a faulty floormat. Its suspected that

Toyota is to recall 3.8 million cars in the United States after four people were killed in crashes caused by a faulty floormat. Its suspected that

Business

US dole queue continues to grow

Unemployment in the United States has risen to its highest level for 26-years. As many as 263,000 people lost their jobs in September way above

Unemployment in the United States has risen to its highest level for 26-years. As many as 263,000 people lost their jobs in September way above

Business

Markets 2 october

European shares fell Friday afternoon as the jobless figures from the United States showed a jump in September. The unemployment rate in America

European shares fell Friday afternoon as the jobless figures from the United States showed a jump in September. The unemployment rate in America

Business

US car sales slow GM and Chrysler suffer

US car sales have dived by 23 percent with General Motors and Chrysler hit hard. Sales for the car giants, just emerging from bankruptcy, have

US car sales have dived by 23 percent with General Motors and Chrysler hit hard. Sales for the car giants, just emerging from bankruptcy, have

Business

Money ministers talk jobs and climate cash

EU finance ministers meet for a second day in Gothenburg where employment policy and climate financing are on the menu. Ministers are unsure if

EU finance ministers meet for a second day in Gothenburg where employment policy and climate financing are on the menu. Ministers are unsure if

Business

Japan's jobless figures fall

Japan’s unemployment rate has fallen unexpectedly and household spending is on the increase. Economists are unclear if the positive figures can be

Japan’s unemployment rate has fallen unexpectedly and household spending is on the increase. Economists are unclear if the positive figures can be

Europe

Italy's earthquake homeless await winter

Italy is far from meeting the needs of the people of Abruzzo, whose region was devasted by an earthquake last April. The cold prospect of winter

Italy is far from meeting the needs of the people of Abruzzo, whose region was devasted by an earthquake last April. The cold prospect of winter

News

The sex trade: the dark side of tourism in Brazil

Long seen as a holiday paradise, Brazil has sun-kissed beaches, a carefree spirit and beautiful people. It is a winning formula for European

Long seen as a holiday paradise, Brazil has sun-kissed beaches, a carefree spirit and beautiful people. It is a winning formula for European

News

Cyprus - digging up the past together

On the Green Line in Cyprus – Europe’s last physical wall between communities – joint initatives are rare. But now the Greek and Turkish Cypriots are

On the Green Line in Cyprus – Europe’s last physical wall between communities – joint initatives are rare. But now the Greek and Turkish Cypriots are

News

EU enlargement without Lisbon Treaty?

The possibility that the Lisbon Treaty might not survive if it failed the ratification process in any of the EU member states has raised nervous

The possibility that the Lisbon Treaty might not survive if it failed the ratification process in any of the EU member states has raised nervous

News

Hamas proves Israeli soldier prisoner is alive

23 year old Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, captured by Hamas militants three years ago, is alive and well. The Israeli government and Shalit’s

23 year old Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, captured by Hamas militants three years ago, is alive and well. The Israeli government and Shalit’s

News

Irish referendum: "Yes" likely, "No" no surprise

Euronews’ correspondent Seamus Kearney interviewed Irish Times political editor, Stephen Collins, at Dublin Castle, on the day the country held its

Euronews’ correspondent Seamus Kearney interviewed Irish Times political editor, Stephen Collins, at Dublin Castle, on the day the country held its

News

Seventh Space Tourist Leaves Earth

The seventh space tourist has left earth for a 10 day trip. A camera on board the Soyuz module showed the international space station slowly come

The seventh space tourist has left earth for a 10 day trip. A camera on board the Soyuz module showed the international space station slowly come

News

Ireland Votes on Lisbon Treaty

The Irish people were voting on Friday on the Lisbon Treaty, including the Prime Minister Brian Cowen. He could lose his job if he presides over a

The Irish people were voting on Friday on the Lisbon Treaty, including the Prime Minister Brian Cowen. He could lose his job if he presides over a

News

Mudslides in Sicily kill 13

At least 13 people have died and more are missing after heavy rain triggered mudslides in the Italian city of Messina in northern Sicily. The

At least 13 people have died and more are missing after heavy rain triggered mudslides in the Italian city of Messina in northern Sicily. The

News

IAEA chief expected in Iran over weekend

The Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed El Baradei is expected to travel to Tehran this weekend, to work out the details for the

The Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed El Baradei is expected to travel to Tehran this weekend, to work out the details for the

Culture

Paris Pret-a-Porter Pugh/Lopes

Gareth Pugh’s pret-a-porter collection, shown in Paris was a shade lighter than his usual work. It was entirely grey in fact. The weird

Gareth Pugh’s pret-a-porter collection, shown in Paris was a shade lighter than his usual work. It was entirely grey in fact. The weird

Culture

Morellet tickles Le Corbusier

The Monastery of Sainte-Marie de La Tourette, near Lyon in France, was designed by Le Corbusier in the mid-50s. These days it is still home to an

The Monastery of Sainte-Marie de La Tourette, near Lyon in France, was designed by Le Corbusier in the mid-50s. These days it is still home to an

News

Party starts in Rio after Olympic vote

Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games following an International Olympic Committee vote in Copenhagen on Friday. Rio beat off

Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games following an International Olympic Committee vote in Copenhagen on Friday. Rio beat off

News

Hamas releases a video of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit

Israel has received proof from Hamas that captured soldier Gilad Shalit is alive and well. He has spent threee years in captivity. In the

Israel has received proof from Hamas that captured soldier Gilad Shalit is alive and well. He has spent threee years in captivity. In the

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Video shows captured Israeli soldier alive

19 Hamas women prisoners have been released by Israel. Another is scheduled to be freed on Sunday. A videotape of an Israeli soldier,at the center

19 Hamas women prisoners have been released by Israel. Another is scheduled to be freed on Sunday. A videotape of an Israeli soldier,at the center

News

Eve of Ireland's EU Referendum

Supporters and opponents of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty were using the last minutes to campaign on the eve of Ireland’s referendum. Outside

Supporters and opponents of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty were using the last minutes to campaign on the eve of Ireland’s referendum. Outside

News

Families of Tsunami Victims Bury the Dead in Samoa

The families of victims killed by the Samoan Tsunami have begun to bury their loved ones. At least 149 people have perished and local authorities

The families of victims killed by the Samoan Tsunami have begun to bury their loved ones. At least 149 people have perished and local authorities

News

A race against clock for earthquake survivors

Rescue efforts have reached fever pitch to find possible survivors of the powerful earthquake that hit western Indonesia on Wednesday. The

Rescue efforts have reached fever pitch to find possible survivors of the powerful earthquake that hit western Indonesia on Wednesday. The

News

Ireland Votes on Lisbon Treaty

Voting on the EU’s Lisbon Treaty has begun in Ireland. While the treaty is designed to speed up decision making, a no-vote would plunge the Union

Voting on the EU’s Lisbon Treaty has begun in Ireland. While the treaty is designed to speed up decision making, a no-vote would plunge the Union

News

Olympic Host City 2016 To Be Decided

US President Barack Obama flew into Denmark today to support Chicago’s bid to hold the 2016 Olympic Games. He is the first sitting American

US President Barack Obama flew into Denmark today to support Chicago’s bid to hold the 2016 Olympic Games. He is the first sitting American