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2010-06-29

Business

New York Forum: Christine Lagarde

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: James Wolfensohn

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Amar Bhide

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Deborah Bailey

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Deven Sharma

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Richard Attias

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Edmund Phelps

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Culture

St. Petersburg's 'White Nights'

Saint Petersburg, or the “Star of the North” is the city of people in love, a metropolis of striking beauty, and the city of the White Nights, when

Saint Petersburg, or the “Star of the North” is the city of people in love, a metropolis of striking beauty, and the city of the White Nights, when

News

Election poses stiff challenge to Merkel

It is normally something of an electoral sideshow in Germany, but Wednesday’s vote to choose a new president is being seen as a major test of Angela

It is normally something of an electoral sideshow in Germany, but Wednesday’s vote to choose a new president is being seen as a major test of Angela

News

Spygate: a big affair that will soon blow over

Claude Moniquet is president of the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center in Brussels. euronews asked him what he thinks of this

Claude Moniquet is president of the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center in Brussels. euronews asked him what he thinks of this

Business

Iraq approves Shell gas deal

Iraq’s cabinet has approved a joint venture project with Royal Dutch Shell and Japan’s Mitsubishi to capture natural gas in oil fields in the

Iraq’s cabinet has approved a joint venture project with Royal Dutch Shell and Japan’s Mitsubishi to capture natural gas in oil fields in the

Business

Euro zone economic sentiment up

Euro zone economic sentiment improved marginally in June. It had fallen sharply in May and economists had expected it to decline again. The

Euro zone economic sentiment improved marginally in June. It had fallen sharply in May and economists had expected it to decline again. The

Business

Spanish retail sales fall

Retail sales in Spain were down for the second consecutive month in May. Year-on-year they were 1.9 lower. In April they fell 2.4 percent

Retail sales in Spain were down for the second consecutive month in May. Year-on-year they were 1.9 lower. In April they fell 2.4 percent

Business

French consumers more pessimistic

French consumer confidence worsened in June amid growing concerns about future living standards. The figures are a sign that government

French consumer confidence worsened in June amid growing concerns about future living standards. The figures are a sign that government

Europe

EU travellers' rights boost

A Europe-wide publicity campaign being launched in 23 languages aims to provide passengers easier access to information about their rights when they

A Europe-wide publicity campaign being launched in 23 languages aims to provide passengers easier access to information about their rights when they

News

Petraeus appears before Senate committee

He has been hand-picked by the US President to lead the fight in Afghanistan – and according to the White House, represents continuity and

He has been hand-picked by the US President to lead the fight in Afghanistan – and according to the White House, represents continuity and

News

Catalonia can call itself a "nation" says Spain's top court

Spain’s highest court has upheld the majority of a charter granting new powers of self-rule to Catalonia. But for some politicians its still not

Spain’s highest court has upheld the majority of a charter granting new powers of self-rule to Catalonia. But for some politicians its still not

Science_technology

Lighten up: car makers work on weight loss

Car makers are getting to grips with ways of meeting the European Union’s directive on CO2 emissions. One way to meet the new target may be to make

Car makers are getting to grips with ways of meeting the European Union’s directive on CO2 emissions. One way to meet the new target may be to make

Culture

Life, death, ethics and furniture in Please Give

Catherine Keener stars as a antiques dealer with an overactive social conscience in the comedy Please Give. Directed by Nicole Holofcener, the film

Catherine Keener stars as a antiques dealer with an overactive social conscience in the comedy Please Give. Directed by Nicole Holofcener, the film

Culture

Cartoons take off in Portugal

Aeroplanes and flying machines were the theme at this year’s PortoCartoon World Festival, one of the main humoristic drawing shows. Some 600 artists

Aeroplanes and flying machines were the theme at this year’s PortoCartoon World Festival, one of the main humoristic drawing shows. Some 600 artists

Science_technology

Everything's gone green at Glastonbury

Every year more than 170,000 people flock to the world renowned Glastonbury Music Festival. In spite of its green ethos, it has been heavily

Every year more than 170,000 people flock to the world renowned Glastonbury Music Festival. In spite of its green ethos, it has been heavily

News

Striking workers force Madrid metro closure

Unions in Spain’s Basque country have been holding a general stoppage in protest at the government’s belt-tightening measures to avoid a Greek-style

Unions in Spain’s Basque country have been holding a general stoppage in protest at the government’s belt-tightening measures to avoid a Greek-style

News

Moscow furious over Cold War-style US spy arrests

A major spy row has cast a shadow over US-Russian relations with echoes of the Cold War threatening newly warmed-up ties. American authorities

A major spy row has cast a shadow over US-Russian relations with echoes of the Cold War threatening newly warmed-up ties. American authorities

News

Berlusconi ally has conviction for mafia links upheld

One of Silvio Berlusconi’s closest allies accused of having links with the mafia has had his conviction upheld. Though the verdict remains the

One of Silvio Berlusconi’s closest allies accused of having links with the mafia has had his conviction upheld. Though the verdict remains the

Nocomment

General strike in Greece

Greece’s fifth general strike since February: Clashes broke out as parliament pondered pension reform aimed at tackling the national debt crisis.

Greece’s fifth general strike since February: Clashes broke out as parliament pondered pension reform aimed at tackling the national debt crisis.

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Spain: Clashes in Bilbao between police and demonstrators

Clashes break out between police and demonstrators in the Spanish city of Bilbao after a general strike was called by workers in protest of the

Clashes break out between police and demonstrators in the Spanish city of Bilbao after a general strike was called by workers in protest of the

Nocomment

Brazil closer to a sixth world cup

Brazil moved closer to a sixth World Cup title on Monday, beating South American rival Chile 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals, much to the delight of

Brazil moved closer to a sixth World Cup title on Monday, beating South American rival Chile 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals, much to the delight of

News

Violence flares in Greek general strike

There have been ugly scenes in Athens as violence erupted during Greece’s fifth general strike since February. Clashes broke out as parliament

There have been ugly scenes in Athens as violence erupted during Greece’s fifth general strike since February. Clashes broke out as parliament

News

Debate to be reopened on technology in football

FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, has publicly apologised for bad refereeing decisions during the World Cup. The head of the football’s governing body

FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, has publicly apologised for bad refereeing decisions during the World Cup. The head of the football’s governing body

News

Greek unions on 24-hour strike against austerity

Greece’s fifth general strike since February is underway as parliament ponders pension reforms aimed at tackling a national debt crisis. Public and

Greece’s fifth general strike since February is underway as parliament ponders pension reforms aimed at tackling a national debt crisis. Public and