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2010-04-15

Europe

Religious cohabitation in the Emirates

Like many other Gulf States, the United Arab Emirates has a large population of expatriates. But how do Christians, for example, practise their

Like many other Gulf States, the United Arab Emirates has a large population of expatriates. But how do Christians, for example, practise their

Culture

It's A Wonderful Afterlife in London

‘Bend it like Beckham’ director Gurinder Chadha presents new killer comedy, ‘It’s a Wonderful Afterlife’. The film is about an Indian mother

‘Bend it like Beckham’ director Gurinder Chadha presents new killer comedy, ‘It’s a Wonderful Afterlife’. The film is about an Indian mother

Science_technology

Tomorrow’s weather

More than 30 years ago, the first meteorological satellite Meteosat-1 revolutionised weather forecasting. Since then, predictions have become more

More than 30 years ago, the first meteorological satellite Meteosat-1 revolutionised weather forecasting. Since then, predictions have become more

Europe

RAPEX reports EU dangerous imports up

The number of dangerous consumer products registered with the EU’s rapid alert system (RAPEX) rose by seven percent in 2009. Examples of the some

The number of dangerous consumer products registered with the EU’s rapid alert system (RAPEX) rose by seven percent in 2009. Examples of the some

Europe

Dali artwork resale ruling disappoints Spain

Spain has lost a European Union lawsuit over artist Salvador Dali’s intellectual property rights. The European Court of Justice ruled in support of a

Spain has lost a European Union lawsuit over artist Salvador Dali’s intellectual property rights. The European Court of Justice ruled in support of a

News

Poland to release details of black boxes

Investigators continue to search for clues amongst the wreckage of the crash site where Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria and 94 other

Investigators continue to search for clues amongst the wreckage of the crash site where Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria and 94 other

Business

Oil price boosted by China growth

Oil traded near 18-month highs on Thursday as Chinese economic growth surged and after prices rose during the previous session as US government data

Oil traded near 18-month highs on Thursday as Chinese economic growth surged and after prices rose during the previous session as US government data

Business

German WePad to take on iPad

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and a German company has announced a potential rival to the iPad tablet computer. The

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and a German company has announced a potential rival to the iPad tablet computer. The

Business

Danone cautious on sales despite Q1 rise

Danone has withdrawn health claim applications on two of its bestselling yogurts – Activia and Actimel – as some brokers voiced concern the European

Danone has withdrawn health claim applications on two of its bestselling yogurts – Activia and Actimel – as some brokers voiced concern the European

Business

Chinese economic boom continues

China’s economy continued to boom at the start of this year according to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics in Beijing. But

China’s economy continued to boom at the start of this year according to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics in Beijing. But

Business

Roche sales better than forecast

Swiss drugmaker Roche’s sales in the first-three months of the year were better than expected – up by six percent on the same period last year at 8.5

Swiss drugmaker Roche’s sales in the first-three months of the year were better than expected – up by six percent on the same period last year at 8.5

News

Lessons learnt from Jakarta Jumbo incident

Any commercial jetliner flying into a column of volcanic ash is likely to encounter problems. euronews aviation specialist Giovanni Magi explains

Any commercial jetliner flying into a column of volcanic ash is likely to encounter problems. euronews aviation specialist Giovanni Magi explains

News

Thwarted air travellers stuck at shutdown airports

Tens of thousands of would-be passengers have had their travel hopes dashed by what air traffic controllers are calling the worst peacetime airspace

Tens of thousands of would-be passengers have had their travel hopes dashed by what air traffic controllers are calling the worst peacetime airspace

News

Poland funeral plans spark protests

Furious protestors have urged Polish authorities to rethink plans to bury late president Lech Kaczynski at Wawel Cathedral in Krakow. The row

Furious protestors have urged Polish authorities to rethink plans to bury late president Lech Kaczynski at Wawel Cathedral in Krakow. The row

News

Bakiyev flees to Kazakhstan

Ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has fled to neighbouring Kazakhstan, in a move described as “an important step towards the

Ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has fled to neighbouring Kazakhstan, in a move described as “an important step towards the

News

Volcanic no-fly ban extended

Thousands of flights have been cancelled across Europe after a volcanic eruption in Iceland led to the unprecented closure of airspace.   Planes are

Thousands of flights have been cancelled across Europe after a volcanic eruption in Iceland led to the unprecented closure of airspace.   Planes are

News

China aid effort intensifies

Rescue teams in China are racing against the clock to find survivors. Around 300 people are still missing in the wake of Wednesday’s powerful

Rescue teams in China are racing against the clock to find survivors. Around 300 people are still missing in the wake of Wednesday’s powerful

News

Deposed Kyrgyz president flies to Kazakhstan

Ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev is reported to have fled the country on a plane bound for Kazakhstan. The news came after the Kyrgys

Ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev is reported to have fled the country on a plane bound for Kazakhstan. The news came after the Kyrgys

Nocomment

aid effort after China earthquake

Rescuers in China are working round the clock to find survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake.

Rescuers in China are working round the clock to find survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake.

News

Thousands mark "Day of the Sun" in North Korea

Fireworks and lasers have lit up the skies in North Korea, as the country marks the 98th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il

Fireworks and lasers have lit up the skies in North Korea, as the country marks the 98th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il

News

Flights grounded by cloud of volcanic ash

A giant drifting plume of volcanic ash from Iceland’s active volcano is disrupting air traffic across northern Europe. In the UK all airports in

A giant drifting plume of volcanic ash from Iceland’s active volcano is disrupting air traffic across northern Europe. In the UK all airports in

News

Poles protest burial plans

Outside the presidential palace, the streets of the Polish capital are lined with mourners queuing to pay their last respects to their first

Outside the presidential palace, the streets of the Polish capital are lined with mourners queuing to pay their last respects to their first

News

UK's political leaders prepare for live TV debate

Lights, camera, action… The leaders of Britain’s three main political parties are preparing to hold their first ever live TV debate. Prime

Lights, camera, action… The leaders of Britain’s three main political parties are preparing to hold their first ever live TV debate. Prime

News

Bakiyev's bodyguards fire warning shots at rally

Shots have been fired at a rally held by ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev. Bakiyev arrived in Osh, Kyrgystan’s second city intent on

Shots have been fired at a rally held by ousted Kyrgyzstan president Kurmanbek Bakiyev. Bakiyev arrived in Osh, Kyrgystan’s second city intent on

News

China aid effort intensifies

Rescuers in China are working round the clock amid freezing temperatures to find survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake. The powerful tremor has

Rescuers in China are working round the clock amid freezing temperatures to find survivors of Wednesday’s earthquake. The powerful tremor has

News

UK flights grounded by cloud of volcanic ash

Hundreds of flights in and out of Britain have been cancelled as a giant cloud of volcanic ash drifts across the country. All airports in Scotland

Hundreds of flights in and out of Britain have been cancelled as a giant cloud of volcanic ash drifts across the country. All airports in Scotland

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Poland: condolences book in the EU Commission

Members of the EU Commission, among which Jose Manuel Barroso sign the condolences book made by the Polish Permanent Representation in Brussels.

Members of the EU Commission, among which Jose Manuel Barroso sign the condolences book made by the Polish Permanent Representation in Brussels.

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EU Parliament pays homage to the victims of the plane crash

Jerzy Buzek, the Polish president of the European Parliament, leads the homage to the victims of the plane crash that killed Lech Kaczyński.

Jerzy Buzek, the Polish president of the European Parliament, leads the homage to the victims of the plane crash that killed Lech Kaczyński.