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2010-03-23

News

Pensioner gang convicted over kidnapping

Four German pensioners have been convicted for kidnapping and holding hostage their financial advisor. This to try to recover money lost on

Four German pensioners have been convicted for kidnapping and holding hostage their financial advisor. This to try to recover money lost on

Europe

Divorce on an equal footing - Commissioner Reding

Europe’s Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Viviane Reding talked to euronews about some of the divorce proposal questions

Europe’s Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Viviane Reding talked to euronews about some of the divorce proposal questions

Europe

EU court's online ad ruling pleases Google and LVMH

A legal ruling on Google’s advertising practice has both the Internet giant and a commercial plaintiff claiming victory. The European Court of

A legal ruling on Google’s advertising practice has both the Internet giant and a commercial plaintiff claiming victory. The European Court of

Europe

EU divorce for mixed couples, making it easier

Making divorce easier for couples of mixed nationality in Europe is being proposed under a treaty provision that has never been used before. This is

Making divorce easier for couples of mixed nationality in Europe is being proposed under a treaty provision that has never been used before. This is

News

The noose tightens around ETA's neck

If ETA is responsible for the killing of a French gendarme on March 16 this year, it means the terrorist organisation has broken a long-standing

If ETA is responsible for the killing of a French gendarme on March 16 this year, it means the terrorist organisation has broken a long-standing

News

Obama signs landmark health bill into law

Barack Obama has signed his revolutionary healthcare reform bill into law at the White House. Standing alongside his Vice-President Joe Biden

Barack Obama has signed his revolutionary healthcare reform bill into law at the White House. Standing alongside his Vice-President Joe Biden

News

Strikes hit France, Portugal and Greece

It has been a day of strikes for several countries in Europe. Citing action for employment, workers and the retired, people took to the streets of

It has been a day of strikes for several countries in Europe. Citing action for employment, workers and the retired, people took to the streets of

News

UK confirms expulsion of Israeli diplomat

Britain has confirmed it has expelled an Israeli diplomat. This over the use of forged British passports by suspected killers of a Hamas commander

Britain has confirmed it has expelled an Israeli diplomat. This over the use of forged British passports by suspected killers of a Hamas commander

News

Jerusalem: Heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Nethanyahu continues to defy the United States by defending the building of new settlements in East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Nethanyahu continues to defy the United States by defending the building of new settlements in East

Business

Manufacturing morale is on the up in France

Latest figures show morale in France’s manufacturing sector is the highest it has been for 19 months. Doubts over future output and foreign orders

Latest figures show morale in France’s manufacturing sector is the highest it has been for 19 months. Doubts over future output and foreign orders

Business

WTO report on Airbus-Boeing expected

It is likely to define the rules of the civil aviation market for years to come. The World Trade Organisation is expected to confirm criticism of

It is likely to define the rules of the civil aviation market for years to come. The World Trade Organisation is expected to confirm criticism of

Business

China talks of trade deficit

China will probably run a trade deficit of around six billion euros in March, according to state media. If proved correct, it would be the

China will probably run a trade deficit of around six billion euros in March, according to state media. If proved correct, it would be the

Business

The UK sees a drop in inflation

The UK’s inflation rate dropped in February, for the first time since September and by more than economists had forecast. Consumer prices rose

The UK’s inflation rate dropped in February, for the first time since September and by more than economists had forecast. Consumer prices rose

News

China angry at Google withdrawal

Supporters of the internet giant Google have left flowers and lit candles outside its China headquarters after the company closed down its search

Supporters of the internet giant Google have left flowers and lit candles outside its China headquarters after the company closed down its search

News

Former SS soldier convicted of Dutch killings

The families of victims of a former SS Nazi soldier have welcomed a life sentence handed down against him. 88-year-old Heinrich Boere has been

The families of victims of a former SS Nazi soldier have welcomed a life sentence handed down against him. 88-year-old Heinrich Boere has been

News

Obama signs US healthcare bill into law

Barack Obama has signed his revolutionary US healthcare reform bill into law. He and his Vice-President Joe Biden were given a rapturous reception

Barack Obama has signed his revolutionary US healthcare reform bill into law. He and his Vice-President Joe Biden were given a rapturous reception

Science_technology

Man and machine start talking

An on-screen ball, controlled by thoughts alone; scientists across the world are working on ways of communicating with a computer, using just brain

An on-screen ball, controlled by thoughts alone; scientists across the world are working on ways of communicating with a computer, using just brain

Culture

Farrell's Ondine: myth and mermaids

In his latest film Ondine, Colin Farrell plays a fisherman, who catches a woman in his net – still alive, who he chooses to believe could be a

In his latest film Ondine, Colin Farrell plays a fisherman, who catches a woman in his net – still alive, who he chooses to believe could be a

Culture

Russian religious icons in the Louvre

A Parisian icon itself, the Louvre museum is hosting a major exhibition of religious icons. Spanning several centuries of Russian history and art

A Parisian icon itself, the Louvre museum is hosting a major exhibition of religious icons. Spanning several centuries of Russian history and art

News

We will finish ETA, say French and Spanish leaders

There were solemn scenes near Paris as the French and Spanish leaders paid tribute at the funeral of a policeman whose murder has been blamed on

There were solemn scenes near Paris as the French and Spanish leaders paid tribute at the funeral of a policeman whose murder has been blamed on

News

Eight children dead after Chinese killing spree

A killing spree at a school in China has left eight children dead and five others wounded. A former doctor has been arrested by police. The

A killing spree at a school in China has left eight children dead and five others wounded. A former doctor has been arrested by police. The

News

Sarkozy slams ETA at slain policeman's funeral

There were solemn scenes near Paris this morning as the French and Spanish leaders paid tribute to a policeman whose murder has been blamed on

There were solemn scenes near Paris this morning as the French and Spanish leaders paid tribute to a policeman whose murder has been blamed on

News

Dutch Nazi war criminal sentenced to life

An 88-year-old Dutch former Nazi has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering three civilians in the Netherlands during the Second World

An 88-year-old Dutch former Nazi has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering three civilians in the Netherlands during the Second World

News

Britain to expel Israeli diplomat - media reports

The United Kingdom is to expel an Israeli diplomat in protest at the use of forged British passports in an assassination in Dubai, according to

The United Kingdom is to expel an Israeli diplomat in protest at the use of forged British passports in an assassination in Dubai, according to

News

China says Google "wrong" to stop censoring

China has angrily criticised Google’s decision to stop censoring its internet search results in the country. The US company is redirecting users to

China has angrily criticised Google’s decision to stop censoring its internet search results in the country. The US company is redirecting users to

Nocomment

Greenpeace demonstration on World Water Day

A boat with Greenpeace activists makes its way across the Matanza-Riachuelo river, Argentina’s most polluted basin, after it was dyed green during a

A boat with Greenpeace activists makes its way across the Matanza-Riachuelo river, Argentina’s most polluted basin, after it was dyed green during a

Nocomment

Healthcare protest in Washington

Hundreds of conservative activists rally outside Capitol ahead of healthcare reform vote.

Hundreds of conservative activists rally outside Capitol ahead of healthcare reform vote.