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2010-03-30

Europe

EU citizens' initiative 'agenda-setting' innovation

Euronews asks one of the European Commission’s vice-presidents, Maros Sefcovic, about the Lisbon Treaty provision to boost the EU’s democratic

Euronews asks one of the European Commission’s vice-presidents, Maros Sefcovic, about the Lisbon Treaty provision to boost the EU’s democratic

Business

Dublin details bank bail-out plan

The Irish government is moving to shore up the country’s banks with a major programme to pump in money. The finance minister in Dublin said some or

The Irish government is moving to shore up the country’s banks with a major programme to pump in money. The finance minister in Dublin said some or

News

All eyes on the Caucasus

The Russian finger of blame may be pointing to the Caucasus for the attacks in Moscow, but there was calm on the streets of the chechen capital Grozy

The Russian finger of blame may be pointing to the Caucasus for the attacks in Moscow, but there was calm on the streets of the chechen capital Grozy

News

Northern League builds on its federal foundations

In the two decades since it was founded, the Northern League has become a potent force in Italian politics. Born in 1991 as a federation of several

In the two decades since it was founded, the Northern League has become a potent force in Italian politics. Born in 1991 as a federation of several

Business

Britain's bigger bounce-back

Britain emerged from recession at the end of last year with more vigour than the experts had predicted. UK PLC grew by 0.4 per cent in the last

Britain emerged from recession at the end of last year with more vigour than the experts had predicted. UK PLC grew by 0.4 per cent in the last

Business

Troubleshooters to restore Toyota trust

The world’s biggest car manufacturer Toyota has appointed a task-force of troubleshooters to take charge of quality control after a massive safety

The world’s biggest car manufacturer Toyota has appointed a task-force of troubleshooters to take charge of quality control after a massive safety

News

Experts analyse italian regional election results

More than three million Italian electors stayed at home in the regionals. That is eight points lower than five years ago, yet the political damage

More than three million Italian electors stayed at home in the regionals. That is eight points lower than five years ago, yet the political damage

News

Survivors tell their story of near escape

An amateur video shot in the aftermath of the bombing has been flashed around the world. It shows the spots of blood, the smoke and sense of terror

An amateur video shot in the aftermath of the bombing has been flashed around the world. It shows the spots of blood, the smoke and sense of terror

News

French court upholds Total oil spill ruling

A French appeals court has upheld key elements of a verdict against energy giant Total for a disastrous oil spill off the West coast of France 11

A French appeals court has upheld key elements of a verdict against energy giant Total for a disastrous oil spill off the West coast of France 11

News

First sight of suspect suicide bombers

Macabre, grainy images have been released which, claim Russia’s Minister for the Interior, are the faces of the suicide bombers. The image of a

Macabre, grainy images have been released which, claim Russia’s Minister for the Interior, are the faces of the suicide bombers. The image of a

Science_technology

e-book readers advance

The book industry is eyeing up a new generation of electronic book readers. Could they replace the classic paperback? There were lots of e-readers

The book industry is eyeing up a new generation of electronic book readers. Could they replace the classic paperback? There were lots of e-readers

Business

Airlines climbing further to recovery

The recovery in the airline industry has taken off, with further increases in passenger numbers and freight traffic. The association representing

The recovery in the airline industry has taken off, with further increases in passenger numbers and freight traffic. The association representing

Business

Daimler says there's no 'maybe' over Maybach

The German car manufacturer Daimler has played down talk that it is to sell its super luxury Maybach brand to a Chinese company. The Guangzhou

The German car manufacturer Daimler has played down talk that it is to sell its super luxury Maybach brand to a Chinese company. The Guangzhou

News

Good news for Berlusconi in regional elections

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has plenty to celebrate – having made strong gains in his country’s regional elections. The most

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has plenty to celebrate – having made strong gains in his country’s regional elections. The most

Culture

Kensington Palace enchanted

Kensington Palace has been given a facelift by some of Britain’s leading fashion designers including Vivienne Westwood, William Tempest, and milliner

Kensington Palace has been given a facelift by some of Britain’s leading fashion designers including Vivienne Westwood, William Tempest, and milliner

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Moscow pays tribute to the city's victims

Moscow has been in mourning. Flowers formed the centre piece of the city’s tributes to those victims caught in the explosion at the Park Kultury

Moscow has been in mourning. Flowers formed the centre piece of the city’s tributes to those victims caught in the explosion at the Park Kultury

Culture

Greenberg

Ben Stiller’s latest comedy also stars Rhys Ifans – the nightmare flatmate in Notting Hill, and the star DJ in the Boat the Rocked… and unless you’re

Ben Stiller’s latest comedy also stars Rhys Ifans – the nightmare flatmate in Notting Hill, and the star DJ in the Boat the Rocked… and unless you’re

News

Large Hadron Collider breaks particle speed record

The Large Hadron Collider – based at CERN near Geneva – has produced particle collisions at a speed of 7 trillion electron-volts (TEV). For the

The Large Hadron Collider – based at CERN near Geneva – has produced particle collisions at a speed of 7 trillion electron-volts (TEV). For the

Nocomment

Moscow subway attacks

Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up on the Moscow subway during rush hour, killing at least 39 people and wounding 73.

Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up on the Moscow subway during rush hour, killing at least 39 people and wounding 73.

News

Court confirms Total oil spill verdict

A Paris appeals court has upheld a ruling against energy giant Total for a disastrous oil spill off the western coast of France 11 years ago. The

A Paris appeals court has upheld a ruling against energy giant Total for a disastrous oil spill off the western coast of France 11 years ago. The

News

Berlusconi avoids bloody nose in regional poll

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi looks to have avoided a mid-term bruising after his centre right faired better than expected in Italy’s regional

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi looks to have avoided a mid-term bruising after his centre right faired better than expected in Italy’s regional

News

Security heightened on New York subway

In New York police doubled patrols in the city’s subway system. It was one visible result of the two bombings in Moscow’s metro on Monday. Security

In New York police doubled patrols in the city’s subway system. It was one visible result of the two bombings in Moscow’s metro on Monday. Security

News

Russia calls for international co-ordination

In Moscow a heightened security presence is aiming to help find some of the answers as to who was behind the attacks. Officials still believe the

In Moscow a heightened security presence is aiming to help find some of the answers as to who was behind the attacks. Officials still believe the

News

Passengers return to Moscow Metro after attacks

At Park Kultury station commuters were remembering the dead and paying their own tributes with flowers and silent prayers. Trains ran as normal on

At Park Kultury station commuters were remembering the dead and paying their own tributes with flowers and silent prayers. Trains ran as normal on

Nocomment

West Bank clashes

Hundreds of people poured into streets Monday to mourn the death of a militant killed in a gunbattle with Israeli troops along the Gaza border last

Hundreds of people poured into streets Monday to mourn the death of a militant killed in a gunbattle with Israeli troops along the Gaza border last