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2010-05-06

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High turnout forecast in British parliamentary election

Polling stations across Britain have been reporting a high tournout in the country’s national parliamentary election. The uncertain outcome of the

Polling stations across Britain have been reporting a high tournout in the country’s national parliamentary election. The uncertain outcome of the

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UK Election: Labour Party set to fight to stay on in power

Gordon Brown has hinted he will attempt to continue in power should the Conservatives not win an overall majority.   “The outcome of this election is

Gordon Brown has hinted he will attempt to continue in power should the Conservatives not win an overall majority.   “The outcome of this election is

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Far right tendencies in Hungary

Last month in Hungary the far right party Jobbik became the country’s third strongest political force. What motivates Hungary’s ultra-nationalists?

Last month in Hungary the far right party Jobbik became the country’s third strongest political force. What motivates Hungary’s ultra-nationalists?

Europe

Biden warns Europe of "new threats"

The US vice-president Joe Biden has begun a visit to Europe by warning of “new threats” facing the continent. He received a warm welcome to the

The US vice-president Joe Biden has begun a visit to Europe by warning of “new threats” facing the continent. He received a warm welcome to the

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Greek family of four on 626 euros per month

Greek salaries are down and taxes are up. Ordinary households are being financially stretched thinner and thinner. euronews met a typical family

Greek salaries are down and taxes are up. Ordinary households are being financially stretched thinner and thinner. euronews met a typical family

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Oil spill: government allegedly gave BP easy ride on environment

In a new twist to the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental group has said that British Petroleum was exempted by US regulators

In a new twist to the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental group has said that British Petroleum was exempted by US regulators

Business

No fresh ECB action on Greece

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has said that it is “out of the question” that Greece would default and at their monthly meeting

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has said that it is “out of the question” that Greece would default and at their monthly meeting

Science_technology

Talking city scheme sounds good to blind people

For blind or visually impaired people negotiating the roads of a busy city can be a nightmare. Nina Balan lives in St Petersburg. She has very poor

For blind or visually impaired people negotiating the roads of a busy city can be a nightmare. Nina Balan lives in St Petersburg. She has very poor

Culture

Avett Brothers release 7th album

American folk rockers The Avett Brothers have just released their seventh album in a decade – I And Love And You. The band from North Carolina is

American folk rockers The Avett Brothers have just released their seventh album in a decade – I And Love And You. The band from North Carolina is

Culture

The nightmare on Elm Street continues

Freddy Krueger is back… again. A Nightmare On Elm Street is the latest horror franchise to be re-made. This time Oscar nominee Jackie Earle Haley

Freddy Krueger is back… again. A Nightmare On Elm Street is the latest horror franchise to be re-made. This time Oscar nominee Jackie Earle Haley

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Greece: austerity plan approved

Greek parliament approves austerity plan in a preliminary non-binding vote.

Greek parliament approves austerity plan in a preliminary non-binding vote.

Business

Diageo's sales rebound

British alcoholic drinks maker Diageo enjoyed a big sales rebound in the first three months of this year. The world’s biggest spirits group, beat

British alcoholic drinks maker Diageo enjoyed a big sales rebound in the first three months of this year. The world’s biggest spirits group, beat

Business

BNP Paribas has largest French exposure to Greece

BNP Paribas has said that it has a five billion euro exposure to Greece; that is the largest among major French banks. That revelation came as the

BNP Paribas has said that it has a five billion euro exposure to Greece; that is the largest among major French banks. That revelation came as the

Business

Commerzbank results better than predicted

Commerzbank posted better than expected first-quarter results on Thursday thanks to strong trading and lower risk provisions. Net profit was 708

Commerzbank posted better than expected first-quarter results on Thursday thanks to strong trading and lower risk provisions. Net profit was 708

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BP counts cost of Gulf spill

Two weeks after a deadly blast on a drilling rig unleashed a massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, BP remains under pressure to limit the

Two weeks after a deadly blast on a drilling rig unleashed a massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, BP remains under pressure to limit the

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Police and anti-government protesters clash in Georgia

Georgian riot police clash with stone-throwing demonstrators close to Tbilisi an indication that political tension is on the rise ahead of local

Georgian riot police clash with stone-throwing demonstrators close to Tbilisi an indication that political tension is on the rise ahead of local

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UK election: How could affect ties with Europe?

It is almost two decades since the landscape of British politics looked so uncertain. The latest polls give only inkling of final outcome. But how

It is almost two decades since the landscape of British politics looked so uncertain. The latest polls give only inkling of final outcome. But how

Nocomment

Opposition leader Cameron casts vote

Opposition Conservative leader David Cameron casts his vote as Britain goes to the polls to elect the next government.

Opposition Conservative leader David Cameron casts his vote as Britain goes to the polls to elect the next government.

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Air France crash probe hones in on black boxes

Investigators probing the crash of Air France flight 447 say they have narrowed down the location of the aircraft’s black boxes. The Airbus A330

Investigators probing the crash of Air France flight 447 say they have narrowed down the location of the aircraft’s black boxes. The Airbus A330

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Deaths cause outrage in Greece with more protests expected

An atmosphere of disbelief and anger pervades Athens as Greeks lay flowers in honour of the three people killed during yesterday’s protests against

An atmosphere of disbelief and anger pervades Athens as Greeks lay flowers in honour of the three people killed during yesterday’s protests against

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Britains political heavyweights go to the polls

Conservative opposition leader David Cameron has cast his ballot in his Oxfordshire constituency along with millions of other voters across the

Conservative opposition leader David Cameron has cast his ballot in his Oxfordshire constituency along with millions of other voters across the

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UKIP's Farage injured as campaign plane crashes

Anti-EU politician Nigel Farage has been injured after his light aircraft crashed as he campaigned for votes on British general election

Anti-EU politician Nigel Farage has been injured after his light aircraft crashed as he campaigned for votes on British general election

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Violent clashes in Athens

Three people have died in a fire in central Athens after protesters marching against austerity measures threw petrol bombs into a local bank branch.

Three people have died in a fire in central Athens after protesters marching against austerity measures threw petrol bombs into a local bank branch.

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Air France crash probe narrows black box location

Investigators probing the crash of Air France Flight 447 say they have narrowed down the location of the aircraft’s black boxes. Two sophisticated

Investigators probing the crash of Air France Flight 447 say they have narrowed down the location of the aircraft’s black boxes. Two sophisticated

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Euro hits 14 month low against rival currencies

The euro has fallen to a new 14 month low as world markets continue to reel over Greece’s economic woes. The currency’s mauling is being fuelled by

The euro has fallen to a new 14 month low as world markets continue to reel over Greece’s economic woes. The currency’s mauling is being fuelled by

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Police and protesters facing off in Athens

Protesters and police continued to clash in Athens, firing molotov cocktails and flash bombs while the country’s security forces responded with tear

Protesters and police continued to clash in Athens, firing molotov cocktails and flash bombs while the country’s security forces responded with tear