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2010-01-21

Europe

EU delays body scanner decision

The EU has put off a request from the United States to introduce full body scanners at European airports after the attempted bombing of a US-bound

The EU has put off a request from the United States to introduce full body scanners at European airports after the attempted bombing of a US-bound

Business

Pacifying the public at Goldman Sachs

The most profitable investment bank in the history of Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, has given more than 350-million euros to charity, and put nothing

The most profitable investment bank in the history of Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, has given more than 350-million euros to charity, and put nothing

Business

Obama puts brakes on bankers' betting

The US President has announced plans to clip the wings of America’s biggest banks to curb the risks they can, and do, take. It was excessive

The US President has announced plans to clip the wings of America’s biggest banks to curb the risks they can, and do, take. It was excessive

Business

The Shang-High Life: China's economy boosts luxury sales

China’s economy surged ahead of its expected target for growth in 2009, putting it on course to knock Japan off the second spot in the world economy

China’s economy surged ahead of its expected target for growth in 2009, putting it on course to knock Japan off the second spot in the world economy

Business

Eurozone services growth slower than forecast

The service industry in the eurozone continued to expand this month, although at a more sluggish pace than had been forecast. A respected survey of

The service industry in the eurozone continued to expand this month, although at a more sluggish pace than had been forecast. A respected survey of

Business

Single runner in race to buy RBS Sempra: report

JP Morgan Chase has emerged as the sole contender in a bid to buy the commodities trader RBS Sempra, according to sources in the know. Macquarie

JP Morgan Chase has emerged as the sole contender in a bid to buy the commodities trader RBS Sempra, according to sources in the know. Macquarie

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Haiti: A birth as a sign of hope

For the latest on efforts to treat earthquake survivors, euronews spoke to Stefano Zannini, Head of Mission for Medecins Sans Frontieres in

For the latest on efforts to treat earthquake survivors, euronews spoke to Stefano Zannini, Head of Mission for Medecins Sans Frontieres in

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Haiti aid flow set to improve: UN

The United Nations has said it expects the flow of aid into earthquake-hit Haiti to improve over the next few days. Delays have so far hampered the

The United Nations has said it expects the flow of aid into earthquake-hit Haiti to improve over the next few days. Delays have so far hampered the

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Demonstration

A one-day strike has caused disruption to schools and public services across France on Thursday. But by midday it looked like the protest had

A one-day strike has caused disruption to schools and public services across France on Thursday. But by midday it looked like the protest had

Culture

Spanish tapestries in Brussels

The Cinquantenaire Museum in Brussels is exhibiting four restored Flemish tapestries from Spain. The tapestries are 11 metres long and 4 metres high

The Cinquantenaire Museum in Brussels is exhibiting four restored Flemish tapestries from Spain. The tapestries are 11 metres long and 4 metres high

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Inquiry into German airport security chaos

There has been anger and embarrassment in Germany where a man was allowed to go free after his computer sparked a security alert at Munich airport

There has been anger and embarrassment in Germany where a man was allowed to go free after his computer sparked a security alert at Munich airport

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GM shuts Opel plant in Belgium

American car maker General Motors has announced that its Opel plant in Antwerp, Belgium is to close in June this year. Some 2,600 jobs will go at

American car maker General Motors has announced that its Opel plant in Antwerp, Belgium is to close in June this year. Some 2,600 jobs will go at

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French youths riot after scooter rider dies

Social tensions have erupted in France, amid anger at the death of a teenager killed as he tried to flee police on a stolen scooter. Cars, trucks

Social tensions have erupted in France, amid anger at the death of a teenager killed as he tried to flee police on a stolen scooter. Cars, trucks

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Frustration grows over Haiti aid

In Haiti frustration at the slow pace of vital aid supplies has been causing tension at the airport in Port-au-Prince. It’s one of the few places

In Haiti frustration at the slow pace of vital aid supplies has been causing tension at the airport in Port-au-Prince. It’s one of the few places

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Opel confirms intention to close Belgian plant

Beleaguered car maker Opel has confirmed it intends to close its assembly plant in the Belgian port city of Antwerp. It is a devastating blow but

Beleaguered car maker Opel has confirmed it intends to close its assembly plant in the Belgian port city of Antwerp. It is a devastating blow but

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Desperate plight of Haiti's earthquake orphans

What now for the tens of thousands of children orphaned by Haiti’s earthquake? Many are living alone on chaotic streets. And for those able to find

What now for the tens of thousands of children orphaned by Haiti’s earthquake? Many are living alone on chaotic streets. And for those able to find

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Haiti receives US Comfort

The US Navy’s floating hospital ship, the USNS Comfort, has dropped anchor off the coast of Haiti, bringing around 550 much-needed medical

The US Navy’s floating hospital ship, the USNS Comfort, has dropped anchor off the coast of Haiti, bringing around 550 much-needed medical

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Opel workers fear Antwerp plant closure

Workers at Opel’s Antwerp plant in Belgium are bracing themselves for their factory’s closure after weeks of uncertainty. US owner General Motors

Workers at Opel’s Antwerp plant in Belgium are bracing themselves for their factory’s closure after weeks of uncertainty. US owner General Motors

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Ukraine's 'kingmaker' keeps cards close to chest

The man who could hold the key to success in Ukraine’s presidential election run-off is remaining tight-lipped over which candidate he will give his

The man who could hold the key to success in Ukraine’s presidential election run-off is remaining tight-lipped over which candidate he will give his

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Obama rules out rushing through key bill

Democrats in the US Senate are scrambling to limit the fallout from their shock defeat in the Massachusetts by-election. But any thoughts of

Democrats in the US Senate are scrambling to limit the fallout from their shock defeat in the Massachusetts by-election. But any thoughts of

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Aftershocks and aid delays feed Haitian anger

US marines have been trying to expel journalists from Haiti’s main airport, which is struggling under the weight of aid trying to get into the

US marines have been trying to expel journalists from Haiti’s main airport, which is struggling under the weight of aid trying to get into the

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Auschwitz locals in land compensation call

Residents near Auschwitz are stepping up a campaign to get compensation for land and property seized by the Nazis to build the infamous death

Residents near Auschwitz are stepping up a campaign to get compensation for land and property seized by the Nazis to build the infamous death