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2010-05-08

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Air flights in Europe again disrupted by volcanic ash

Volcanic ash has returned to torment air travellers in the north of Portugal and Spain. Several hundred flights were cancelled on Saturday as winds

Volcanic ash has returned to torment air travellers in the north of Portugal and Spain. Several hundred flights were cancelled on Saturday as winds

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Fears grow over US oil spill

The US state of Louisiana faces a race against time to protect its wildlife as a massive oil spill creeps towards the coast. Officials are erecting

The US state of Louisiana faces a race against time to protect its wildlife as a massive oil spill creeps towards the coast. Officials are erecting

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Demonstrators call on Clegg to stay firm

Around a 1000 demonstrators have gathered outside Liberal Democrat headquarters to call for Nick Clegg not to back down on demands for the reform of

Around a 1000 demonstrators have gathered outside Liberal Democrat headquarters to call for Nick Clegg not to back down on demands for the reform of

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Lib Dems mull deal with Tories

Deal or no deal? That’s the question Nick Clegg will ask fellow Liberal Democrats after British voters granted his party a major say in who gets the

Deal or no deal? That’s the question Nick Clegg will ask fellow Liberal Democrats after British voters granted his party a major say in who gets the

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Volcano cloud shuts Spanish airports

The volcanic cloud from Iceland’s erupting volcano has closed 15 airports in Spain. European air traffic control agency, Eurocontrol, says it

The volcanic cloud from Iceland’s erupting volcano has closed 15 airports in Spain. European air traffic control agency, Eurocontrol, says it

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Eurozone sets up €70bn rescue fund

The 16 eurozone countries have agreed to create a 70-billion-euro rescue fund to avert a Greek-style crisis from spreading to other countries. The

The 16 eurozone countries have agreed to create a 70-billion-euro rescue fund to avert a Greek-style crisis from spreading to other countries. The

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Economic aid for Greece may come too late

As Europe announces financial help will be available for Greece, some people living in the beleaguered country feel it has come too late. The

As Europe announces financial help will be available for Greece, some people living in the beleaguered country feel it has come too late. The

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Two more die in Thai violence

Violence has erupted once again on the streets of Bangkok as more bloodshed marrs Thailand’s two-month political standoff. Two policemen were

Violence has erupted once again on the streets of Bangkok as more bloodshed marrs Thailand’s two-month political standoff. Two policemen were

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Haitian President to stay an extra three months

Haiti’s presidential elections have been postponed, meaning the current head of state will stay in the job for up to an extra three months. Rene

Haiti’s presidential elections have been postponed, meaning the current head of state will stay in the job for up to an extra three months. Rene

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The roots of the EU

Sixty years ago, the Europe Union was born in the Clock Room, at the French Foreign Ministry. It was there that Robert Schuman made the declaration

Sixty years ago, the Europe Union was born in the Clock Room, at the French Foreign Ministry. It was there that Robert Schuman made the declaration

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Underwater funnel lowered over oil spill

Oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion two weeks ago. However, the usual black spots seen after this kind of disaster

Oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion two weeks ago. However, the usual black spots seen after this kind of disaster

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Bank chiefs behind bars in Iceland

A court in Iceland has remanded in custody two banking executives as part of its investigation into the collapse of Kaupthing Bank. Former chief

A court in Iceland has remanded in custody two banking executives as part of its investigation into the collapse of Kaupthing Bank. Former chief

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Troubled times ahead after UK vote

The inconclusive outcome of Britain’s general election is likely to make for troubled times ahead according to Euronews special correspondant in

The inconclusive outcome of Britain’s general election is likely to make for troubled times ahead according to Euronews special correspondant in

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Eurozone group agree support package

Eurozone leaders have formally approved 110 billion euros of EU-IMF emergency loans for Greece at a summit in Brussels on the crisis facing the

Eurozone leaders have formally approved 110 billion euros of EU-IMF emergency loans for Greece at a summit in Brussels on the crisis facing the

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Talks begin to form British government

Talks are underway to form a new government in Britain after its inconclusive general election on Thursday. All eyes are on Nick Clegg. He is being

Talks are underway to form a new government in Britain after its inconclusive general election on Thursday. All eyes are on Nick Clegg. He is being