BREAKING NEWS

2010-10-19

Business

Fewer contracts for IBM

International Business Machines has announced stronger profits and raised its full-year outlook but said it had signed fewer contracts for computer

Culture

Africa's "Slumdog" premieres

Africa United follows a group of plucky Rwandan children as they try to travel across the continent for the opening of the 2010 World Cup in South

Europe

Fair trial rights

A European facing criminal prosecution in an EU country where he or she does not have mastery of the language is at a disadvantage. What European

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Clashes in Paris and Lyon

Clashes erupted in the French cities of Paris and Lyon between young people and police. Riots started near high schools as pupils either tried to

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Strikes bite in France

French oil refinery workers have been tightening their grip on the country’s fuel supplies as their union intensifies the fight against unpopular