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2010-06-07

News

South African street vendors protest as official sponsors move in

It is hoped that the World Cup will bring economic benefits to host nation South Africa, but local street vendors in Johannesburg won’t be seeing the

It is hoped that the World Cup will bring economic benefits to host nation South Africa, but local street vendors in Johannesburg won’t be seeing the

Europe

Don't forget your European Health Card

Whether you are travelling abroad for business or on holiday, it is important to take your European Health Insurance Card with you. If you don’t have

Whether you are travelling abroad for business or on holiday, it is important to take your European Health Insurance Card with you. If you don’t have

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Turkey wants Israel punished for flotilla deaths

Turkey has called for Israel to face international punishment for the killing of nine Turkish nationals on board the aid ship Mavi Mamara at a

Turkey has called for Israel to face international punishment for the killing of nine Turkish nationals on board the aid ship Mavi Mamara at a

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Irish aid nationals back in Dublin after Israel ordeal

Five Irish activists detained by Israel forces after they boarded the aid vessel the Rachel Corrie have arrived back in Dublin following their

Five Irish activists detained by Israel forces after they boarded the aid vessel the Rachel Corrie have arrived back in Dublin following their

Business

Euro zone finmins move on safety net, budget rules

Euro zone finance ministers tried to calm nervous financial markets at their meeting in Luxembourg on Monday. To do that they have been working on

Euro zone finance ministers tried to calm nervous financial markets at their meeting in Luxembourg on Monday. To do that they have been working on

News

Gaza flotilla: eyewitness report

What did exactly happen on May 31st on board the Mavi Marmara? One difficulty in ascertaining the truth is that the Israeli army seized film and

What did exactly happen on May 31st on board the Mavi Marmara? One difficulty in ascertaining the truth is that the Israeli army seized film and

Science_technology

New generation sunproof screens

We all know how difficult it can be to see a liquid crystal screen when the sun comes out. Suddenly, you just can’t use your phone, your camera

We all know how difficult it can be to see a liquid crystal screen when the sun comes out. Suddenly, you just can’t use your phone, your camera

News

Germany outlines tough budget cuts

Germans face a gloomier economic forecast for the coming years according to their government’s plans to cut its budget. By 2014, the German state

Germans face a gloomier economic forecast for the coming years according to their government’s plans to cut its budget. By 2014, the German state

News

Bhopal survivors unhappy with verdict

Justice delayed, and justice denied. That is the opinion of protestors on hearing the news eight former Indian employees of US chemicals firm Union

Justice delayed, and justice denied. That is the opinion of protestors on hearing the news eight former Indian employees of US chemicals firm Union

Business

Japan facing fiscal reform

The man who is set to become Japan’s new finance minister is promising fiscal reform. Yoshihiko Noda is likely to be named by Prime Minister-elect

The man who is set to become Japan’s new finance minister is promising fiscal reform. Yoshihiko Noda is likely to be named by Prime Minister-elect

Business

European airlines heading deeper into debt

The world’s airlines can expect to make a two billion euro profit this year. That is the latest forecast from the International Air Transport

The world’s airlines can expect to make a two billion euro profit this year. That is the latest forecast from the International Air Transport

Business

Hungary needs to cut spending further

Hungary will need to cut government spending by around one to one and half percent of GDP to meet IMF and EU budget targets this year according to

Hungary will need to cut government spending by around one to one and half percent of GDP to meet IMF and EU budget targets this year according to

Culture

Test Sites - Anthony Gormley

Anthony Gormley’s new show – Test Sites – has opened at the White Cube in London. The exhibition continues Gormley’s exploration of how the human

Anthony Gormley’s new show – Test Sites – has opened at the White Cube in London. The exhibition continues Gormley’s exploration of how the human

Nocomment

Zebra Crossing in Russia

A growing number of accidents on zebra crossings in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod has led local traffic police to introduce an innovative new

A growing number of accidents on zebra crossings in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod has led local traffic police to introduce an innovative new

Culture

Transilvania international film festival

Transilvania International Film Festival featured 240 art-house movies from 47 countries worldwide. The Festival was held in Cluj, in the heart of

Transilvania International Film Festival featured 240 art-house movies from 47 countries worldwide. The Festival was held in Cluj, in the heart of

Business

Why are the Dutch becoming more anti-euro

To get a further idea of what the Dutch think about membership of the euro and the European Union, reporter Olaf Bruns spoke to economist Mathijs

To get a further idea of what the Dutch think about membership of the euro and the European Union, reporter Olaf Bruns spoke to economist Mathijs

News

Four Palestinian divers killed off Gaza

The funeral has taken place in Gaza of four Palestinian divers who were killed by the Israeli navy. The Israeli army says the men were intercepted

The funeral has taken place in Gaza of four Palestinian divers who were killed by the Israeli navy. The Israeli army says the men were intercepted

News

North Korea shakes up leadership

The new supremo of North Korea’s army has been announced. It is Jang Song-Thaek, the son-in-law of the “dear leader”, Kim Jong-Il. Parliament held

The new supremo of North Korea’s army has been announced. It is Jang Song-Thaek, the son-in-law of the “dear leader”, Kim Jong-Il. Parliament held

News

Palestinians die after Israeli naval attack

An Israeli naval patrol has killed at least four Palestinians who were in a boat off the coast of Gaza. Hamas officials say the group was on a

An Israeli naval patrol has killed at least four Palestinians who were in a boat off the coast of Gaza. Hamas officials say the group was on a

News

Twilight" stars get their teeth into more awards

The sun never seems to set on the “Twilight” film franchise. The second film in the vampire romance series has taken five prizes at the MTV Movie

The sun never seems to set on the “Twilight” film franchise. The second film in the vampire romance series has taken five prizes at the MTV Movie

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Angry scenes outside Bhopal court

There have been angry scenes outside a court in India as eight people were convicted over the 1984 disaster at Bhopal. Many who survived what is

There have been angry scenes outside a court in India as eight people were convicted over the 1984 disaster at Bhopal. Many who survived what is

News

Germany mulls cuts as euro slide continues

The German government met over the weekend with one aim in mind, cutting back on public spending. Borrowing is now at its highest level since

The German government met over the weekend with one aim in mind, cutting back on public spending. Borrowing is now at its highest level since

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Stampede outside Makhulong Stadium in South Africa

Several people were injured in South Africa on Sunday after thousands of football fans stampeded the gates outside a Makhulong stadium before a

Several people were injured in South Africa on Sunday after thousands of football fans stampeded the gates outside a Makhulong stadium before a

Nocomment

Tower demolition in Paris suburbs

Three of the main towers of the Sartrouville estate were demolished on Sunday. 251 appartments were crushed and families will be relocated.

Three of the main towers of the Sartrouville estate were demolished on Sunday. 251 appartments were crushed and families will be relocated.

News

Dispute continues over Israeli raid on aid ship

Photographs appearing to show terrified and bleeding Israeli soldiers on the Turkish aid ship they stormed last week have been released by

Photographs appearing to show terrified and bleeding Israeli soldiers on the Turkish aid ship they stormed last week have been released by

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Two terror suspects arrested in New York

Police in New York have been gathering evidence at the homes of two men arrested trying to board flights to Egypt and Somalia on Saturday from

Police in New York have been gathering evidence at the homes of two men arrested trying to board flights to Egypt and Somalia on Saturday from