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2010-10-15

Business

Liverpool FC finally sold

Liverpool’s long-running ownership saga has finally been resolved after many legal twists and turns. After buying the previously debt-burdened

Liverpool’s long-running ownership saga has finally been resolved after many legal twists and turns. After buying the previously debt-burdened

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Medvedev proposes Sobyanin to run Moscow

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has named the man who ran his election campaign and the chief of staff of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Sergei

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has named the man who ran his election campaign and the chief of staff of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Sergei

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Focus on global hunger on World Food Day

World Food Day, which happens every year on 16th October, is intended to focus attention on global hunger. euronews spoke to Hafez Ghanem, an

World Food Day, which happens every year on 16th October, is intended to focus attention on global hunger. euronews spoke to Hafez Ghanem, an

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High school students join protests in France

High school students have joined the pension protests across France this week. Clashes erupted in the city of Lyon between demonstrators and the

High school students have joined the pension protests across France this week. Clashes erupted in the city of Lyon between demonstrators and the

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Uncertain situation over French oil refineries

A cat-and-mouse game is underway in France between the security forces and striking oil workers. The terminal at Marseille was reopened this

A cat-and-mouse game is underway in France between the security forces and striking oil workers. The terminal at Marseille was reopened this

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NATO helped Taliban commander visit Kabul

The commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan says his forces facilitated a senior Taliban commander’s visit to Kabul to hold talks with the

The commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan says his forces facilitated a senior Taliban commander’s visit to Kabul to hold talks with the

Europe

Europe prepares noise and pollution levy on trucks

Europe has agreed in principle to slap a new pollution and noise tax on heavy goods vehicles, in spite of opposition from road hauliers. A qualified

Europe has agreed in principle to slap a new pollution and noise tax on heavy goods vehicles, in spite of opposition from road hauliers. A qualified

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Little to celebrate at UN Food Day

Delegates have gathered in Rome ahead of the 30th World Food Day, and are hearing much more needs to be done if the UN objective of eradicating

Delegates have gathered in Rome ahead of the 30th World Food Day, and are hearing much more needs to be done if the UN objective of eradicating

Business

Enel Green Power share sale

Italy’s largest utility company Enel is reportedly going to sell almost a third of the shares of its Green Power unit. That would raise 3.4 billion

Italy’s largest utility company Enel is reportedly going to sell almost a third of the shares of its Green Power unit. That would raise 3.4 billion

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Dutch court told Wilders has no case to answer

Prosecutors have demanded a total aquittal on all five counts in the case against Geert Wilders in Amsterdam. Prosecutors defended the leader of

Prosecutors have demanded a total aquittal on all five counts in the case against Geert Wilders in Amsterdam. Prosecutors defended the leader of

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World's longest tunnel finished in Switzerland

Engineers have finished digging the world’s longest tunnel under the Swiss Alps. An underground ceremony marked the moment as a huge drill almost 10

Engineers have finished digging the world’s longest tunnel under the Swiss Alps. An underground ceremony marked the moment as a huge drill almost 10

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Pakistan willing on tax reform as part of flood-aid equation

Flood-torn Pakistan has told a group of 26 countries and international organizations in Brussels that, in exchange for their help, it will pursue

Flood-torn Pakistan has told a group of 26 countries and international organizations in Brussels that, in exchange for their help, it will pursue

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Swiss 'tunnel of the century' on track

It is being called ‘the tunnel of the century’ — a feat of civil engineering built of superlatives. The Swiss transport minister said the Gotthard

It is being called ‘the tunnel of the century’ — a feat of civil engineering built of superlatives. The Swiss transport minister said the Gotthard

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Hungary spill plant reopens despite warnings

It is business as usual at the aluminium plant behind the toxic sludge spill in Hungary. Despite warnings from environmentalists that the affected

It is business as usual at the aluminium plant behind the toxic sludge spill in Hungary. Despite warnings from environmentalists that the affected

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Rome prosecutors join Berlusconi investigation

Prosecutors in Rome have joined magistrates in Milan in investigating the Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi over a TV rights deal. The case

Prosecutors in Rome have joined magistrates in Milan in investigating the Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi over a TV rights deal. The case

Business

European car sales down again

European car sales fell for the sixth straight month in September. They were down by 9.6 percent from the same month last year. ACEA, the regional

European car sales fell for the sixth straight month in September. They were down by 9.6 percent from the same month last year. ACEA, the regional

Business

HSBC walks away from Nedbank

HSBC has ended its attempt to buy a majority stake in South Africa’s Nedbank without saying why. It had been in exclusive talks with Anglo-South

HSBC has ended its attempt to buy a majority stake in South Africa’s Nedbank without saying why. It had been in exclusive talks with Anglo-South

Culture

'RED' alert for retired spies

Based on a cult comic book series of the same name, RED is the story of a retired CIA agent who realises his ex-employer has hired an assassin to

Based on a cult comic book series of the same name, RED is the story of a retired CIA agent who realises his ex-employer has hired an assassin to

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World's longest tunnel completed

Swiss engineers smash through the last stretch of rock to create the longest tunnel in the world.

Swiss engineers smash through the last stretch of rock to create the longest tunnel in the world.

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Riot police move in to open fuel depots in France

Three fuel storage depots have been reopened by riot police in France, as fears grow of a shortage at the pumps. Nine of the country’s 12

Three fuel storage depots have been reopened by riot police in France, as fears grow of a shortage at the pumps. Nine of the country’s 12

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China's leaders plan for the future

All eyes will be on Beijing this weekend as the country’s governing Communist Party draws up its next five-year-plan for the economy. The agenda is

All eyes will be on Beijing this weekend as the country’s governing Communist Party draws up its next five-year-plan for the economy. The agenda is

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DRC troops accused of rape and murder

The UN Security Council has been hearing new claims that government troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are involved in the rape and murder

The UN Security Council has been hearing new claims that government troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are involved in the rape and murder

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Hurricane Paula downgraded

Waves crash onto the Malecon, Havana’s famous promenade. But all the signs are that Hurricane Paula is losing strength. Officials are optimistic

Waves crash onto the Malecon, Havana’s famous promenade. But all the signs are that Hurricane Paula is losing strength. Officials are optimistic

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Rescued miners start new lives as heroes

In Chile the 33 rescued miners have begun their new lives as national heroes. Five of them have already been discharged from hospital and more are

In Chile the 33 rescued miners have begun their new lives as national heroes. Five of them have already been discharged from hospital and more are

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French students protest over pension reform

Hundreds of high school pupils demonstrated in France against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform as strikes shuttered oil refineries

Hundreds of high school pupils demonstrated in France against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform as strikes shuttered oil refineries

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Schwarzenegger meets Cameron

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met David Cameron and hailed British troops as “true action heroes.”

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met David Cameron and hailed British troops as “true action heroes.”

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Greece: Clashes at Acropolis protest

Greek riot police have stormed the Acropolis to disperse a group of temporary staff protesting over plans to axe 320 jobs. Police waded in with

Greek riot police have stormed the Acropolis to disperse a group of temporary staff protesting over plans to axe 320 jobs. Police waded in with

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Swiss miners to meet in world's longest tunnel

Miners in Switzerland are the verge of completing the world’s longest tunnel as part of an environmental project to save the Swiss Alps. Drills are

Miners in Switzerland are the verge of completing the world’s longest tunnel as part of an environmental project to save the Swiss Alps. Drills are

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Chile salutes its new hero

Hollywood has already reportedly pencilled in Matt Damon to play his role if a film is made of the Chilean miners’ rescue, and Manuel Gonzales fits

Hollywood has already reportedly pencilled in Matt Damon to play his role if a film is made of the Chilean miners’ rescue, and Manuel Gonzales fits

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Hitler exhibition seeks to set the right tone

The exhibition is not, the curators say, a study of Hitler’s personality, still less a collection of Nazi memorabilia. “Hitler and the Germans” has

The exhibition is not, the curators say, a study of Hitler’s personality, still less a collection of Nazi memorabilia. “Hitler and the Germans” has