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2010-09-15

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Exclusive Vatican interview as Pope visits UK

euronews has been given an exclusive interview in the Palazzo Apostolico, the administrative heart of the Vatican. It is here that the Roman Catholic

euronews has been given an exclusive interview in the Palazzo Apostolico, the administrative heart of the Vatican. It is here that the Roman Catholic

Business

FDA wants more time on heart drug

Anglo-Swedish drugs firm AstraZeneca has been hit by the news that US regulators want to take another three months before deciding whether to approve

Anglo-Swedish drugs firm AstraZeneca has been hit by the news that US regulators want to take another three months before deciding whether to approve

Business

WTO rules in Airbus's favour, finds against Boeing

According to a European source the World Trade Organisation has ruled against Boeing in its legal battle with rival planemaker Airbus. The WTO has

According to a European source the World Trade Organisation has ruled against Boeing in its legal battle with rival planemaker Airbus. The WTO has

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France urged to "radically change its position"

To find out more about the row that has broken out between the European Commission and France, over a government memo that singles out the Roma

To find out more about the row that has broken out between the European Commission and France, over a government memo that singles out the Roma

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Anger grows ahead of Pope's visit to Britain

There were few protests when John Paul II visited Britain in 1982. He attracted large crowds at masses where thousands gathered to hear the

There were few protests when John Paul II visited Britain in 1982. He attracted large crowds at masses where thousands gathered to hear the

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Cuts needed to secure recovery, says Merkel

Spending cuts are needed to secure Germany’s economic recovery, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday as she debated the country’s budget for next

Spending cuts are needed to secure Germany’s economic recovery, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday as she debated the country’s budget for next

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Norway and Russia sign historic Arctic deal

Russia and Norway have signed an Arctic border treaty that could open the way to potentially huge oil and gas reserves. The historic Barents Sea

Russia and Norway have signed an Arctic border treaty that could open the way to potentially huge oil and gas reserves. The historic Barents Sea

Europe

EU summit could include Roma and UN questions

A meeting of the 27 EU heads of state and government this Thursday in Brussels is expected to give vent to European concerns surrounding France’s

A meeting of the 27 EU heads of state and government this Thursday in Brussels is expected to give vent to European concerns surrounding France’s

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France votes to raise retirement age

France’s National Assembly has passed a controversial bill which raises the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 from 2018. The legislation will

France’s National Assembly has passed a controversial bill which raises the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 from 2018. The legislation will

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UK awaits Papal visit

The UK is preparing for the controversial visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Its the first Papal visit to Britian since 1982. The Pope will hold large

The UK is preparing for the controversial visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Its the first Papal visit to Britian since 1982. The Pope will hold large

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Brussels gets tough with France

It is being described as a crisis without precedent between the European Commission and a large member state. The EU Justice Commissioner in

It is being described as a crisis without precedent between the European Commission and a large member state. The EU Justice Commissioner in

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French government rejects charge of WWII-like Roma agenda

The French government has lashed out at European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, after she made comparisons with ethnic persecution in

The French government has lashed out at European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, after she made comparisons with ethnic persecution in

Business

Japan props up dollar for first time since 2004

Japan has intervened in the currency markets for the first time in six years, selling the yen to buy dollars. It follows a surge in the value of the

Japan has intervened in the currency markets for the first time in six years, selling the yen to buy dollars. It follows a surge in the value of the

Culture

Monte Carlo Ballet married tradition and modernity

The Monte Carlo Ballet shows once again its ability to combine tradition and modernity at Lyon’s Biennale de la Danse this year, with a revisited

The Monte Carlo Ballet shows once again its ability to combine tradition and modernity at Lyon’s Biennale de la Danse this year, with a revisited

Culture

"The Whistleblower" gets warm welcome in Toronto

Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, The Whistleblower tells the story of a female cop working as a peacekeeper in Bosnia, who exposes the UN for

Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, The Whistleblower tells the story of a female cop working as a peacekeeper in Bosnia, who exposes the UN for

Science_technology

Hybrid fruit is what consumers want say scientists

How about a pear with the texture of a melon but the flavour of a mango? Or an apple with flesh the colour of a water-melon? Researchers in Lleida in

How about a pear with the texture of a melon but the flavour of a mango? Or an apple with flesh the colour of a water-melon? Researchers in Lleida in

Science_technology

New MRI test could help improve autism diagnosis

British scientists at King’s College in London have developed a brain scanning method using an MRI scanner and 3D imaging which allows them to

British scientists at King’s College in London have developed a brain scanning method using an MRI scanner and 3D imaging which allows them to

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France angry at WWII allusion linked to Roma

The French government has lashed out at the European Commission, after one of its vice-presidents went unusually far in criticising the crackdown on

The French government has lashed out at the European Commission, after one of its vice-presidents went unusually far in criticising the crackdown on

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Security stepped up for Afghan election

In Kabul and across Afghanistan, security has been beefed up ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary election. The Taliban aimed to disrupt voting in

In Kabul and across Afghanistan, security has been beefed up ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary election. The Taliban aimed to disrupt voting in

News

Israelis, Palestinians 'get down to business'

Peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians have moved to Jerusalem, a day after a meeting between the two sides in Egypt. US Secretary

Peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians have moved to Jerusalem, a day after a meeting between the two sides in Egypt. US Secretary

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French react to Islamic veil ban

The French public have been reacting to the ban on wearing the full Islamic veil in public. On Tuesday, senators overwhelmingly passed the measure by

The French public have been reacting to the ban on wearing the full Islamic veil in public. On Tuesday, senators overwhelmingly passed the measure by

Business

Volvo puts the hammer down as sales jump

Swedish truckmaker Volvo has seen deliveries soar by 62 percent year-on-year last month. The world number two saw sales rise by 94 percent in Europe

Swedish truckmaker Volvo has seen deliveries soar by 62 percent year-on-year last month. The world number two saw sales rise by 94 percent in Europe

Business

BP's North Sea safety record under spotlight

The UK press has published a letter from the Department of Energy criticising BP’s safety training in the North Sea. It is the latest setback for the

The UK press has published a letter from the Department of Energy criticising BP’s safety training in the North Sea. It is the latest setback for the

Business

Job queues lengthen in UK

UK jobless figures grew unexpectedly in August, sneaking up by just over 2000, and confounding analysts’ average forecasts of a drop of 3000. It

UK jobless figures grew unexpectedly in August, sneaking up by just over 2000, and confounding analysts’ average forecasts of a drop of 3000. It

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Manos Unidas wins Asturias 'Concord' award

The winner of the final prize in the 30th season of Prince of Asturias awards — the Concord prize — has been named as Manos Unidas, or United

The winner of the final prize in the 30th season of Prince of Asturias awards — the Concord prize — has been named as Manos Unidas, or United

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Tea Party surge in US Republican primaries

The conservative Tea Party movement has scored two upsets in the Republican primary contests ahead of November’s mid-term elections. Christine

The conservative Tea Party movement has scored two upsets in the Republican primary contests ahead of November’s mid-term elections. Christine

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Armenia hosts its first NATO exercise

Armenia is hosting its first NATO exercise with more than twenty alliance and partner countries involved. Over a thousand people will take part in

Armenia is hosting its first NATO exercise with more than twenty alliance and partner countries involved. Over a thousand people will take part in

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Indian PM in appeal to Kashmir protesters as curfew is re-imposed

As violence in Kashmir continues Indian authorities have re-imposed an indefinite curfew. High numbers of police and security have been deployed

As violence in Kashmir continues Indian authorities have re-imposed an indefinite curfew. High numbers of police and security have been deployed

Nocomment

Roma Deportation in France

Groups of Roma board flights for Bucharest at Marignan airport in Marseille.

Groups of Roma board flights for Bucharest at Marignan airport in Marseille.