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2010-10-14

Science_technology

Europe and Space Exploration

Space exploration is a major global issue and Europe wants to be in the driving seat. It therefore needs to develop a global vision and a strategic

Space exploration is a major global issue and Europe wants to be in the driving seat. It therefore needs to develop a global vision and a strategic

Business

OPEC frets about weak dollar

OPEC has decided not to change the amount of crude oil it is pumping even though the weaker dollar is pushing up prices which might have an effect on

OPEC has decided not to change the amount of crude oil it is pumping even though the weaker dollar is pushing up prices which might have an effect on

Business

UBS admits 'serious errors'

UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis

UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis

Business

South Korea holds interest rates

In the latest round in the currency wars, South Korea has apparently called a truce. Seoul was expected to raise interest rates on Thursday, but

In the latest round in the currency wars, South Korea has apparently called a truce. Seoul was expected to raise interest rates on Thursday, but

Business

Kerviel lawyer accuses SocGen

The lawyer for French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is accusing his former employer, Societe Generale, of illegally trying to recover some of its

The lawyer for French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is accusing his former employer, Societe Generale, of illegally trying to recover some of its

Business

EDF's Constellation spat continues

Electricite de France says it wants to press ahead with building nuclear power plants in the state of Maryland, despite a falling out with its

Electricite de France says it wants to press ahead with building nuclear power plants in the state of Maryland, despite a falling out with its

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Chile rescue thanks to multi-national ingenuity

The San José rescue was called a miracle by many, though in earthly terms saving the miners came down to human perseverance and technology thrust

The San José rescue was called a miracle by many, though in earthly terms saving the miners came down to human perseverance and technology thrust

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Ahmadinejad rallies crowd in Lebanon

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has delivered a rousing speech at a rally organised by Hezbollah near the Israeli frontier. The speech came on

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has delivered a rousing speech at a rally organised by Hezbollah near the Israeli frontier. The speech came on

Culture

Film Festival kicks off in London

The London Film Festival has opened with the European premiere of Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go,” starring Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and

The London Film Festival has opened with the European premiere of Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go,” starring Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and

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Chile miners hale and hearty

The 33 Chilean miners who were rescued yesterday are still in hospital where it is reported that they are all doing well. Doctors have diagnosed

The 33 Chilean miners who were rescued yesterday are still in hospital where it is reported that they are all doing well. Doctors have diagnosed

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Women in Iran are 'slaves' lawyer tells MEPs

A lawyer for the Iranian woman who faces a possible death sentence for alleged adultery and complicity in the murder of her husband has denounced the

A lawyer for the Iranian woman who faces a possible death sentence for alleged adultery and complicity in the murder of her husband has denounced the

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Piñera promises working conditions will change

The Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has vowed that no workers in the country will ever again suffer conditions like those experienced by the 33

The Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has vowed that no workers in the country will ever again suffer conditions like those experienced by the 33

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Tony Gatlif: Chain reaction fear over Roma expulsions

Tony Gatlif is a man with a mission. For 35 years, Gatlif who is half Kabil (Algerian), half Gypsy, has produced and directed films about the Roma

Tony Gatlif is a man with a mission. For 35 years, Gatlif who is half Kabil (Algerian), half Gypsy, has produced and directed films about the Roma

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World captivated by miners' tales - and affairs 

They all have their stories – but some stand out more than others.   Franklin Lobos – miner number 27 to be rescued – was aptly presented with a ball

They all have their stories – but some stand out more than others.   Franklin Lobos – miner number 27 to be rescued – was aptly presented with a ball

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First man down - last man up

The banner read ‘Mission Accomplished.’ As the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners came to an end, the last man to leave was the first of the rescuers

The banner read ‘Mission Accomplished.’ As the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners came to an end, the last man to leave was the first of the rescuers

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Strikes threaten French fuel supply

The French government has called for calm as industrial action against pension reform threatens fuel supplies. A strike in the oil sector has

The French government has called for calm as industrial action against pension reform threatens fuel supplies. A strike in the oil sector has

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Ahmadinejad eyes Israel border

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on the second day of his state visit to Lebanon, is in southern Lebanon. At a series of meetings with

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on the second day of his state visit to Lebanon, is in southern Lebanon. At a series of meetings with

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Peru arrests terrorist leader

In Peru, police have arrested a leader of the ‘Shining Path‘ terrorist group.   Edgar Mejia, also known as “Comrade Izula” is accused of organising

In Peru, police have arrested a leader of the ‘Shining Path‘ terrorist group.   Edgar Mejia, also known as “Comrade Izula” is accused of organising

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Acropolis stormed as riot police wade in

Greek riot police have stormed the Acropolis to disperse a group of temporary staff protesting over plans to axe 320 jobs. Workers on short-term

Greek riot police have stormed the Acropolis to disperse a group of temporary staff protesting over plans to axe 320 jobs. Workers on short-term

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Chile celebrates miners' release

Celebrations erupted at Camp Hope as the last of the 33 miners was rescued. As the Foenix 2 capsule finished its final journey to the surface

Celebrations erupted at Camp Hope as the last of the 33 miners was rescued. As the Foenix 2 capsule finished its final journey to the surface

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Miners in rude health for now

Authorities claim the 33 rescued miners are in better physical and mental health than expected after their 69 day ordeal. Still, medics believe the

Authorities claim the 33 rescued miners are in better physical and mental health than expected after their 69 day ordeal. Still, medics believe the

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Chile rescues all 33 miners

The 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days are free.    Foreman Luis Urzua was the last miner to emerge from the rescue

The 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days are free.    Foreman Luis Urzua was the last miner to emerge from the rescue

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World leaders praise Chilean rescue mission

World leaders have been commenting on the remarkable rescue of the 33 Chilean Miners. US President Barack Obama took time out from his schedule to

World leaders have been commenting on the remarkable rescue of the 33 Chilean Miners. US President Barack Obama took time out from his schedule to

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London auction tests art market recovery

Art collectors and buyers are gathering at Christie’s in London for the Post War and Contemporary Art Auctions. For many, the one to watch is British

Art collectors and buyers are gathering at Christie’s in London for the Post War and Contemporary Art Auctions. For many, the one to watch is British

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Ahmadinejad welcomed in Lebanon

Lebanese Shi’ites gave the Iranian leader a tumultuous welcome at the start of a two-day visit which has highlighted Western fears about Tehran’s

Lebanese Shi’ites gave the Iranian leader a tumultuous welcome at the start of a two-day visit which has highlighted Western fears about Tehran’s

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Chile: Inside the Miners rescue capsule

Rescuers in Chile used a missile-like escape capsule began pulling 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom 69 days after they were trapped in a

Rescuers in Chile used a missile-like escape capsule began pulling 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom 69 days after they were trapped in a

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Chile miners rescue: People celebrate as trapped men return

People in the Chilean capital celebrated the end of the successful rescue operation, coming out on the streets waving Chilean flags and blowing their

People in the Chilean capital celebrated the end of the successful rescue operation, coming out on the streets waving Chilean flags and blowing their

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All 33 Chile miners freed

The operation to rescue the trapped miners in Chile has been a complete success. All 33 men have reached the surface safely. The rescue team has also

The operation to rescue the trapped miners in Chile has been a complete success. All 33 men have reached the surface safely. The rescue team has also

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Final Chilean rescue worker hauled to safety

The last member of the Chilean mine rescue team has been hauled to safety, bringing the unprecedented day-long operation to an end. Manuel Gonzalez

The last member of the Chilean mine rescue team has been hauled to safety, bringing the unprecedented day-long operation to an end. Manuel Gonzalez

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Local journalist talks about the Copiapó rescue

Claudia la Torre is one of the 2000 journalists who are covering the Chilean miner’s rescue, minute by minute. Moreover, she is a local

Claudia la Torre is one of the 2000 journalists who are covering the Chilean miner’s rescue, minute by minute. Moreover, she is a local