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2010-03-15

Europe

Euro 'not in danger, but beware complacency' -- Trichet

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet Stefan Grobe, Euronews “There has been a recurrent problem — to be sure that we have the right

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet Stefan Grobe, Euronews “There has been a recurrent problem — to be sure that we have the right

Europe

Greece's finances, the menacing numbers

Undermining the euro zone was not George Papandreou’s intention when Greek voters elected him to be Prime Minister. Yet soon he adopted a ‘united we

Undermining the euro zone was not George Papandreou’s intention when Greek voters elected him to be Prime Minister. Yet soon he adopted a ‘united we

Europe

European economic government would make euro safer - private expert

Frederic Bouchard, euronews: “We’re with Marc Touati, who is at the head of Global Equities. Our special report is entitled “Is the euro in danger?”

Frederic Bouchard, euronews: “We’re with Marc Touati, who is at the head of Global Equities. Our special report is entitled “Is the euro in danger?”

Europe

Greek euro 'catastrophe' means changing ways and understanding

The Greeks are taking their euro crisis in a mixture of ways. (They invented the word ‘crisis’ of course, originally meaning ‘decision’.) Some are

The Greeks are taking their euro crisis in a mixture of ways. (They invented the word ‘crisis’ of course, originally meaning ‘decision’.) Some are

Europe

German-Greek MEP: 'betrayal cliché part of euro problem'

Christophe Midol-Monnet, euronews: “I’m here at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member who is of Greek

Christophe Midol-Monnet, euronews: “I’m here at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member who is of Greek

Europe

From property to ham, Spain's path to euro trouble

Economic pressures related to the euro have also made it a steeper challenge for Spaniards to put food on the table. The famous Iberian ham, and even

Economic pressures related to the euro have also made it a steeper challenge for Spaniards to put food on the table. The famous Iberian ham, and even

Europe

Europe's role in the Middle East

With relations increasingly strained between Israel and its old ally the United States, is this Europe’s time to make its mark in the Middle

With relations increasingly strained between Israel and its old ally the United States, is this Europe’s time to make its mark in the Middle

Business

Deflation counters Japan's optimism

The Japanese government has allowed itself a hint more optimism about the future prospects of its economy for the first time in eight months – saying

The Japanese government has allowed itself a hint more optimism about the future prospects of its economy for the first time in eight months – saying

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Thailand's red-yellow political power struggle

In the red corner of Thailand’s colour-coded political boxing match, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s supporters say they are fighting for

In the red corner of Thailand’s colour-coded political boxing match, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s supporters say they are fighting for

Business

Toyota cuts Prius production: source

The world’s biggest car-maker Toyota has slashed production of its hybrid-powered Prius model according to a source within the group. Sales in the

The world’s biggest car-maker Toyota has slashed production of its hybrid-powered Prius model according to a source within the group. Sales in the

Business

Arrow to rebuff Shell and Petrochina: report

Australia’s Arrow Energy is about to throw out a joint takeover bid from Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina according to media reports in

Australia’s Arrow Energy is about to throw out a joint takeover bid from Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina according to media reports in

Business

UK jobs promise to save BAE contract

Britain’s giant defence contractor BAE Systems is planning to create 800 jobs in the UK as part of an eleventh hour attempt to save a 5-billion euro

Britain’s giant defence contractor BAE Systems is planning to create 800 jobs in the UK as part of an eleventh hour attempt to save a 5-billion euro

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Netanyahu confirms building will continue

Despite worldwide condemnation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel will continue with plans for settlement construction in

Despite worldwide condemnation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel will continue with plans for settlement construction in

Europe

VAT increases in Greece a further strain on low incomes

Putting a determined face on financial recovery, Greece has brought higher V-A-T rates into force. The increase in value added tax will impact on

Putting a determined face on financial recovery, Greece has brought higher V-A-T rates into force. The increase in value added tax will impact on

Science_technology

Bristol hospital offers hope to premature babies

Every morning Rebecca Walker Cox feeds her 3 sons before school, but this morning ritual might never had happened for 9-year-old Isaac. He was born

Every morning Rebecca Walker Cox feeds her 3 sons before school, but this morning ritual might never had happened for 9-year-old Isaac. He was born

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Head of Catholic Church drawn into sex abuse row

There have been calls for the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland to resign due to claims he was involved in the cover-up of widespread sex abuse

There have been calls for the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland to resign due to claims he was involved in the cover-up of widespread sex abuse

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Police across Europe launch mafia raids

Police across Europe have carried out a series raids arresting almost 70 alleged members of a mafia clan from Russia and Georgia. The operation

Police across Europe have carried out a series raids arresting almost 70 alleged members of a mafia clan from Russia and Georgia. The operation

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Fears of violence in Thailand after barracks attack

After three days of peaceful demonstrations in Thailand, fears of violence have resurfaced after a attack at a military base. Three grenades were

After three days of peaceful demonstrations in Thailand, fears of violence have resurfaced after a attack at a military base. Three grenades were

Culture

Salazar, Buchinho show off at Lisbon fashion week

Portuguese designer Ana Salazar and Luis Buchinho have presented their Winter 2011 collections at the Lisbon fashion week Salazar has been a

Portuguese designer Ana Salazar and Luis Buchinho have presented their Winter 2011 collections at the Lisbon fashion week Salazar has been a

Culture

Java Jazz Festival goes from strength to strength

The Java Jazz Festival claims to be the biggest Jazz Festival in the world today, with over 20 main stages, over 100 000 people come here over 3

The Java Jazz Festival claims to be the biggest Jazz Festival in the world today, with over 20 main stages, over 100 000 people come here over 3

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Putin's United Russia win regional poll

Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin’s party, United Russia, has won in the country’s regional and municipal elections.   While the party won

Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin’s party, United Russia, has won in the country’s regional and municipal elections.   While the party won

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Tensions high as synagogue reopens in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have stepped up security in and around Jerusalem with fears of attacks after the reopening of a synagogue in the holy city’s

Israeli authorities have stepped up security in and around Jerusalem with fears of attacks after the reopening of a synagogue in the holy city’s

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Grenade attack raises tension as Thai protest

Tensions in Thailand have heightened after three grenades exploded at a military base in Bangkok during a mass anti-government rally in the capital

Tensions in Thailand have heightened after three grenades exploded at a military base in Bangkok during a mass anti-government rally in the capital

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French snub Sarkozy in regional poll

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suffered a setback as his governing UMP party trailed behind the Socialists in the first-round of regional

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suffered a setback as his governing UMP party trailed behind the Socialists in the first-round of regional

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Massive power cut in Chile

Chile was plunged into darkness late Sunday when a power cut left most of the country without electricity. The blackout affected 80 percent of

Chile was plunged into darkness late Sunday when a power cut left most of the country without electricity. The blackout affected 80 percent of

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Mission Impossible star Peter Graves dies

US Actor Peter Graves, star of the popular 1960’s TV series ‘‘Mission: Impossible’‘ has died. He was 83. A spokesman said he had suffered an

US Actor Peter Graves, star of the popular 1960’s TV series ‘‘Mission: Impossible’‘ has died. He was 83. A spokesman said he had suffered an