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2010-06-24

Culture

Martha Argerich uncovered

One of classical music’s most enigmatic musicians, the pianist, Martha Argerich, sheds her mask in a rare interview with Euronews. The music

One of classical music’s most enigmatic musicians, the pianist, Martha Argerich, sheds her mask in a rare interview with Euronews. The music

Europe

'Carbon future: 'peak oil?'

In the past few years, petrol price increases have so angered consumers, such as truckers and fishermen, that they blockaded petroleum refineries —

In the past few years, petrol price increases have so angered consumers, such as truckers and fishermen, that they blockaded petroleum refineries —

Europe

EU-US Open Skies expansion

The EU-US open skies accord, act II. Two years after the entry into force of a first deal, Europe and the United States have agreed on further steps

The EU-US open skies accord, act II. Two years after the entry into force of a first deal, Europe and the United States have agreed on further steps

Europe

Hedegaard insists EU still leading climate efforts

The latest UN summit on climate change, held in Bonn, Germany, produced no grounbreaking results. Euronews asked the EU’s Commission for climate

The latest UN summit on climate change, held in Bonn, Germany, produced no grounbreaking results. Euronews asked the EU’s Commission for climate

Europe

Carbon future: agreement hurdles are global

The latest giant United Nations meeting on climate change failed to get closer to a binding international deal to limit carbon pollution, leaving a

The latest giant United Nations meeting on climate change failed to get closer to a binding international deal to limit carbon pollution, leaving a

Europe

Interview with Franny Armstrong

Independent film maker and climate activist Franny Armstrong, whose most recent documentary is called The Age of Stupid, about climate change, is

Independent film maker and climate activist Franny Armstrong, whose most recent documentary is called The Age of Stupid, about climate change, is

Business

iPhone frenzy circles the globe

The latest version of the iPhone had Apple fans turning out in droves as it was released around the world. People queued overnight in their

The latest version of the iPhone had Apple fans turning out in droves as it was released around the world. People queued overnight in their

News

Russia Belarus gas dispute over

Fears of gas supply cuts to Europe from Russia have been eased after Moscow resumed the flow of gas to Belarus. It had been reduced because Russia

Fears of gas supply cuts to Europe from Russia have been eased after Moscow resumed the flow of gas to Belarus. It had been reduced because Russia

News

Troops back new appointment

There’s been more reaction to the departure of the coalition forces commander in Afghanistan. General Stanley McChrystal is being replaced by

There’s been more reaction to the departure of the coalition forces commander in Afghanistan. General Stanley McChrystal is being replaced by

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Korean war anniversary sparks anger

Peace activists in Seoul have marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War’s end with a religious ceremony. But tensions between the two sides

Peace activists in Seoul have marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War’s end with a religious ceremony. But tensions between the two sides

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Mass strike in France over pension reform

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across France in protest at government plans to reform state pensions. Public and

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across France in protest at government plans to reform state pensions. Public and

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Spain shocked by train crash

Spain is in shock after a high-speed train killed 12 people crossing railway tracks on what was meant to be a night of celebration. At least 14

Spain is in shock after a high-speed train killed 12 people crossing railway tracks on what was meant to be a night of celebration. At least 14

Business

GM 'shares on sales soon'

General Motors is reportedly about to move forward as early as next week with a public offering of shares that could raise 16 billion euros and which

General Motors is reportedly about to move forward as early as next week with a public offering of shares that could raise 16 billion euros and which

Business

AXA to sell UK arm to Resolution

London based Investment firm Resolution is to buy French company AXA’s life insurance and pensions divisions in Britain for 3.3 billion euros. The

London based Investment firm Resolution is to buy French company AXA’s life insurance and pensions divisions in Britain for 3.3 billion euros. The

Business

Trichet says cuts won't mean stagnation

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has been defending budget cuts by the region’s governments. In an newspaper interview he said

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has been defending budget cuts by the region’s governments. In an newspaper interview he said

Business

World Cup boosts French consumer spending

People buying new TVs to watch the World Cup meant French consumer spending on manufactured goods rose more strongly than expected last month

People buying new TVs to watch the World Cup meant French consumer spending on manufactured goods rose more strongly than expected last month

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Philippines feast

Residents of San Juan, a suburb of Manila, celebrated on Thursday the feast day of the town’s patron saint by dousing each other with water.

Residents of San Juan, a suburb of Manila, celebrated on Thursday the feast day of the town’s patron saint by dousing each other with water.

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Queen Elizabeth II at Wimbledon

Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Wimbledon for her first visit to the All England Club since 1977.

Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Wimbledon for her first visit to the All England Club since 1977.

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San Juan festival in Spain

The Saint John (San Juan) festival has begun in Menorca, with a traditional display of rearing Menorcan horses in the main square of the town of

The Saint John (San Juan) festival has begun in Menorca, with a traditional display of rearing Menorcan horses in the main square of the town of

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Six-storey factory building collapses in Beirut

An aluminium factory collapsed into a pile of rubble in Zouk Mikael, an industrial area of Beirut on Thursday (June 24). Lebanon’s state-news agency

An aluminium factory collapsed into a pile of rubble in Zouk Mikael, an industrial area of Beirut on Thursday (June 24). Lebanon’s state-news agency

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England soccer fans celebrate their team win on Slovenia

England soccer fans celebrated on Wednesday (June 23) their World Cup team win over Slovenia and their qualification to the second round of the

England soccer fans celebrated on Wednesday (June 23) their World Cup team win over Slovenia and their qualification to the second round of the

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French unions strike over pension reform

French unions are staging a nationwide strike in protest at government plans to reform pensions. Public transport, schools and most of the state

French unions are staging a nationwide strike in protest at government plans to reform pensions. Public transport, schools and most of the state

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Belarus and Russia settle gas row

The latest row between Russia and Belarus over gas supplies has been settled. Minsk says it has paid its outstanding debt to Moscow which in turn

The latest row between Russia and Belarus over gas supplies has been settled. Minsk says it has paid its outstanding debt to Moscow which in turn

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Man arrested over explosive find ahead of G8

Canadian police have charged a man with possession of explosives as security remains tight for today’s G8 summit in Ontario. The 37-year-old man

Canadian police have charged a man with possession of explosives as security remains tight for today’s G8 summit in Ontario. The 37-year-old man

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New BP oil spill chief says he is ready to listen

Critics will dismiss it as a public relations exercise. But BP’s new man in charge of handling the Gulf of Mexico oil crisis is keen to show he is

Critics will dismiss it as a public relations exercise. But BP’s new man in charge of handling the Gulf of Mexico oil crisis is keen to show he is

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Australia appoints first female Prime Minister

Her face may be unfamiliar to many now but Julia Gillard is set to take her place on the world stage as Australia’s first female prime

Her face may be unfamiliar to many now but Julia Gillard is set to take her place on the world stage as Australia’s first female prime

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Messi's Argentina win to put Greece out

Lionel Messi marked his first match as Argentina captain with a win as they beat an ultra defensive Greece side 2-0 and cruised into the World Cup

Lionel Messi marked his first match as Argentina captain with a win as they beat an ultra defensive Greece side 2-0 and cruised into the World Cup

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Floods in China

Rescue boats ploughed through flooded Fuzhou city’s streets on Wednesday (June 23) as a flood-battered dyke in southern China suffered a fresh breach

Rescue boats ploughed through flooded Fuzhou city’s streets on Wednesday (June 23) as a flood-battered dyke in southern China suffered a fresh breach