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2010-07-14

Science_technology

EU project looks to make the roads safer

When it comes to making driving safer, much has been done over the past decades but there is still much work to do. The European Union is currently

When it comes to making driving safer, much has been done over the past decades but there is still much work to do. The European Union is currently

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Landslides in China after severe floods

As millions in southwestern China struggle to come to terms with the effects of severe flooding, another serious threat has arisen. Days of

As millions in southwestern China struggle to come to terms with the effects of severe flooding, another serious threat has arisen. Days of

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Cuban dissident Farinas making recovery: mother

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas is making a slowl but encouraging following his four-month hunger strike, his mother told Euronews in an exclusive

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas is making a slowl but encouraging following his four-month hunger strike, his mother told Euronews in an exclusive

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Israeli navy escorts aid ship to Egyptian port

A Libyan ship carrying 2,000 tonnes of aid bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip is en route to an Egyptian port after its captain decided to comply

A Libyan ship carrying 2,000 tonnes of aid bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip is en route to an Egyptian port after its captain decided to comply

Business

UK jobless claims fall

The number of people claiming jobless benefit in Britain fell to its lowest level in more than a year last month. At the same time the number of

The number of people claiming jobless benefit in Britain fell to its lowest level in more than a year last month. At the same time the number of

Business

Bad loans hit Banesto

Because it has had to set aside 85 million euros to cover bad loans, Spanish bank Banesto announced a 6.8 percent fall in first-half profit. Banco

Because it has had to set aside 85 million euros to cover bad loans, Spanish bank Banesto announced a 6.8 percent fall in first-half profit. Banco

Business

EU approves airline links

British Airways’ merger with Spain’s Iberia has been given an unconditional green light by the EU’s competition regulator. The European Commission

British Airways’ merger with Spain’s Iberia has been given an unconditional green light by the EU’s competition regulator. The European Commission

Business

Euro zone inflation slows

Euro zone inflation slowed in June rising by 1.4 percent year-on-year. Consumer prices were unchanged from the previous month. The annual

Euro zone inflation slowed in June rising by 1.4 percent year-on-year. Consumer prices were unchanged from the previous month. The annual

Business

Comcast NBC Universal tie-up approved

The No. 1 US cable company Comcast has won approval from Brussels for its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal which owns TV networks, a

The No. 1 US cable company Comcast has won approval from Brussels for its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal which owns TV networks, a

Business

Spain's PM seeks austerity backing

Spain’s prime minister says there has to be wider political support for spending cuts and pension reforms if his country is to be pulled out of

Spain’s prime minister says there has to be wider political support for spending cuts and pension reforms if his country is to be pulled out of

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Shock over NATO deaths in Afghanistan

A string of bomb, rocket and gun attacks in Afghanistan in the last two days alone has killed 12 NATO personnel. And, worryingly, some attacks are

A string of bomb, rocket and gun attacks in Afghanistan in the last two days alone has killed 12 NATO personnel. And, worryingly, some attacks are

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'Kidnapped' Iranian scientist on his way home

An Iranian nuclear scientist who claims he was abducted by CIA agents is reported to be on his way back to Iran. Iran’s Foreign Ministry says

An Iranian nuclear scientist who claims he was abducted by CIA agents is reported to be on his way back to Iran. Iran’s Foreign Ministry says

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37 thrill-seekers injured in Pamplona

The final day of the controversial running of the bulls in Pamplona has left at least nine people injured. Over the full eight days of the event

The final day of the controversial running of the bulls in Pamplona has left at least nine people injured. Over the full eight days of the event

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Cuban dissidents consider their options

A further two Cuban dissidents have arrived in Spain as part of a prisoner release deal struck between Havana and the Catholic Church. Seven

A further two Cuban dissidents have arrived in Spain as part of a prisoner release deal struck between Havana and the Catholic Church. Seven

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France rejects criticism of African presence

President Sarkozy has strongly denied being guilty of “colonial nostalgia” by inviting African leaders and troops to the Bastille Day parade. He

President Sarkozy has strongly denied being guilty of “colonial nostalgia” by inviting African leaders and troops to the Bastille Day parade. He

Culture

Bonus interview: Plácido Domingo

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. He tells us more about his life and his upcoming projects.

Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. He tells us more about his life and his upcoming projects.

Culture

Carell plays grumpy Gru in Despicable Me

Steve Carell lends his voice talents to supervillain-with-a-heart-of-gold Gru in Despicable Me, a computer-animated 3D film, produced by Christopher

Steve Carell lends his voice talents to supervillain-with-a-heart-of-gold Gru in Despicable Me, a computer-animated 3D film, produced by Christopher

Science_technology

Study casts doubt on diet pills

The vast majority of over-the-counter weight loss supplements do not work – that was the, perhaps unsurprising, conclusion of a study by

The vast majority of over-the-counter weight loss supplements do not work – that was the, perhaps unsurprising, conclusion of a study by

Culture

New designer Tomaszewski dazzles in Berlin

One of the highlights of fashion week in Berlin was the debut collection of the Polish designer Dawid Tomaszewski. The newcomer studied under

One of the highlights of fashion week in Berlin was the debut collection of the Polish designer Dawid Tomaszewski. The newcomer studied under

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France celebrates Bastille Day amid protests

France has been staging its annual Bastille Day parade amid a storm of controversy.   French President Nicholas Sarkozy took the salute on the

France has been staging its annual Bastille Day parade amid a storm of controversy.   French President Nicholas Sarkozy took the salute on the

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Aid ship bound for Gaza sets course for Egypt

A Libyan chartered ship carrying aid for Palestinians has set a new course for Egypt after been warned off by the Israeli navy. The

A Libyan chartered ship carrying aid for Palestinians has set a new course for Egypt after been warned off by the Israeli navy. The

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Belfast police targeted in third night of riots

It was another night of ‘madness and mayhem’ in Belfast, in the words of one local politician in Northern Ireland. During a third night of rioting by

It was another night of ‘madness and mayhem’ in Belfast, in the words of one local politician in Northern Ireland. During a third night of rioting by

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Flooding causes chaos in China and Japan

Heavy rain and landslides are continuing to wreak havoc across southern and central China, with more torrential rains forecast. Extreme weather

Heavy rain and landslides are continuing to wreak havoc across southern and central China, with more torrential rains forecast. Extreme weather

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Bardem and Cruz get married in the Bahamas

Hollywood’s most famous Spanish couple Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz have got married in the Bahamas. The ceremony took place a few days ago after

Hollywood’s most famous Spanish couple Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz have got married in the Bahamas. The ceremony took place a few days ago after

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Netherlands celebrate World Cup team

The Netherlands celebrate World Cup team. The players boarded a boat parade in Amsterdam. More than one million people attended the show.

The Netherlands celebrate World Cup team. The players boarded a boat parade in Amsterdam. More than one million people attended the show.

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A collision between two passenger trains in Korzyb

A collision between two passenger trains in Korzyb, nohthern Poland. One of the trains failed to stop for a red light at the station.

A collision between two passenger trains in Korzyb, nohthern Poland. One of the trains failed to stop for a red light at the station.

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Austria, landslide after Heavy rain

Heavy rain fell caused a huge mudslide In the town of Kappl, the mud covered several houses and cars were buried.

Heavy rain fell caused a huge mudslide In the town of Kappl, the mud covered several houses and cars were buried.

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Scientist 'has left US', says Tehran

The Iranian nuclear scientist who claims he was kidnapped by the US has left American soil, according to Iran’s foreign ministry. Tehran says that

The Iranian nuclear scientist who claims he was kidnapped by the US has left American soil, according to Iran’s foreign ministry. Tehran says that