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2010-12-02

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The multilingual goal

There are thousands of languages arround the world and being multi–lingual is a goal for many people. We look at language learning around the

There are thousands of languages arround the world and being multi–lingual is a goal for many people. We look at language learning around the

Culture

"London Boulevard"

Mitch, played by Colin Farrell, has just got out of jail. He lands a job as a handyman-cum-bodyguard for a reclusive film star, played by Keira

Mitch, played by Colin Farrell, has just got out of jail. He lands a job as a handyman-cum-bodyguard for a reclusive film star, played by Keira

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Ouattara wins disputed Ivory Coast poll

Ivory Coast’s presidential candidate Alassane Ouattara has won the country’s disputed election. Official results released by the West African

Ivory Coast’s presidential candidate Alassane Ouattara has won the country’s disputed election. Official results released by the West African

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Russian leaders hail winning 2018 World Cup bid

It is mission accomplished for the Russian 2018 World Cup delegation and the country’s leaders are delighted. “Hooray! Victory!” President Dmitry

It is mission accomplished for the Russian 2018 World Cup delegation and the country’s leaders are delighted. “Hooray! Victory!” President Dmitry

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Israeli forest fire kills 40, mostly prison guards

Israeli media are describing it as the biggest forest fire in the country’s history. An estimated 40 people have been killed, many of them prison

Israeli media are describing it as the biggest forest fire in the country’s history. An estimated 40 people have been killed, many of them prison

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Ivory Coast's Ouattara wins presidential poll

Ivory Coast’s electoral commission has declared Alassane Ouattara the victor of the West African states disputed presidential election. The

Ivory Coast’s electoral commission has declared Alassane Ouattara the victor of the West African states disputed presidential election. The

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England wonders why World Cup bid was binned

This was not the way it was supposed to end for England’s World Cup dreams. And fans gathered in London, even famous ones like Tottenham striker

This was not the way it was supposed to end for England’s World Cup dreams. And fans gathered in London, even famous ones like Tottenham striker

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Europe still in snowstorm's grip

More snow, more travel misery, as northern Europe continues to find itself blanketed. In Britain, London’s Gatwick Airport still remains shut

More snow, more travel misery, as northern Europe continues to find itself blanketed. In Britain, London’s Gatwick Airport still remains shut

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Ivorian opposition wins presidential vote

After days of turmoil in which several people have been killed, opposition leader Alassane Ouatarra has been declared the winner of Ivory Coast’s

After days of turmoil in which several people have been killed, opposition leader Alassane Ouatarra has been declared the winner of Ivory Coast’s

Culture

YSL exhibition in his beloved Moroccan garden

The late great French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent fell in love with the light and colours of Morocco, and particularly the Majorelle Garden

The late great French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent fell in love with the light and colours of Morocco, and particularly the Majorelle Garden

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Four killed in attack on Ivorian candidate's office

At least four people died when armed men attacked an office in Abidjan, run by supporters of opposition leader Alassane Ouattara. The attack came

At least four people died when armed men attacked an office in Abidjan, run by supporters of opposition leader Alassane Ouattara. The attack came

Science_technology

Israeli architect designs "inside out" house

How small can a house be and still be a home? That was one of the questions Israeli architect Hagai Nagar had to consider when he was asked to design

How small can a house be and still be a home? That was one of the questions Israeli architect Hagai Nagar had to consider when he was asked to design

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"40 killed" in Israeli brush fire

A massive forest fire in Israel has killed an estimated 40 people, according to rescue services. Several people are said to have been

A massive forest fire in Israel has killed an estimated 40 people, according to rescue services. Several people are said to have been

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WikiLeaks founder faces fresh arrest warrant

Authorities in Sweden have issued a fresh arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange saying previous technical difficulties hindering his

Authorities in Sweden have issued a fresh arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange saying previous technical difficulties hindering his

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Tension mounts on the Korean Peninsula

South Korea carries out a test-firing of its surface-to-air missiles, as tension mounts on the divided peninsula. Official news agency reports say

South Korea carries out a test-firing of its surface-to-air missiles, as tension mounts on the divided peninsula. Official news agency reports say

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Cantona told to stick to football

France’s finance minister Christine Lagarde has told French football legend Eric Cantona to stick to the beautiful game and stay clear of

France’s finance minister Christine Lagarde has told French football legend Eric Cantona to stick to the beautiful game and stay clear of

Culture

Bonus: Renée Fleming

Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with the American soprano Renée Fleming. She speaks about her decade-long experience of singing

Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with the American soprano Renée Fleming. She speaks about her decade-long experience of singing

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'I was a late bloomer': soprano Renée Fleming

The American soprano Renée Fleming, one of today’s finest opera singers, has been described as the ‘People’s Diva.’ But it was not easy at the start

The American soprano Renée Fleming, one of today’s finest opera singers, has been described as the ‘People’s Diva.’ But it was not easy at the start

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Eminem tops Grammy nominations

US rapper Eminem leads the field in this year’s prestigious Grammy Awards with 10 nominations, including album, song and record of the year. For

US rapper Eminem leads the field in this year’s prestigious Grammy Awards with 10 nominations, including album, song and record of the year. For

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Qantas opens legal proceedings against RR

Qantas has begun legal proceedings against Rolls Royce after an engine on one of its fleet of A380s exploded mid-air last month. The Australian

Qantas has begun legal proceedings against Rolls Royce after an engine on one of its fleet of A380s exploded mid-air last month. The Australian

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Snow still blanketing much of Europe

The wintry weather still has Northern Europe in its grip. Another day of delays and cancellations is expected on the trains. Eurostar has

The wintry weather still has Northern Europe in its grip. Another day of delays and cancellations is expected on the trains. Eurostar has

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FIFA World Cup announcement due

FIFA is due to announce today who will host the 2018 and 2022 football world cups. But the decision process has been dogged by controversy. Two

FIFA is due to announce today who will host the 2018 and 2022 football world cups. But the decision process has been dogged by controversy. Two

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Plugging the gaps in the Turkey-Greece border

On the frontier between Turkey and Greece euronews has taken a look at the work of Turkish frontier troops. Nearby is the external border of the

On the frontier between Turkey and Greece euronews has taken a look at the work of Turkish frontier troops. Nearby is the external border of the

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Transport chaos in Europe's deep freeze

The freezing weather that has caused havoc in much of northern Europe is not letting up. In Poland eight homeless people died in the space of 24

The freezing weather that has caused havoc in much of northern Europe is not letting up. In Poland eight homeless people died in the space of 24

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Damaged Soyuz safe and ready for lift-off

The head of Russia’s space agency in Moscow has declared that a damaged Soyuz space craft has been repaired and is ready for lift-off. The craft

The head of Russia’s space agency in Moscow has declared that a damaged Soyuz space craft has been repaired and is ready for lift-off. The craft

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While the north freezes, Greeks go to the beach

Those stranded in snowdrifts in northern Europe are not going to enjoy finding out what they are up to in Greece. At Piraeus near Athens, people

Those stranded in snowdrifts in northern Europe are not going to enjoy finding out what they are up to in Greece. At Piraeus near Athens, people

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Results farce in Cote d'Ivoire election

“Confusion” say the headlines, and confusion it is as the Ivory Coast still has no results from a presidential election that has split the country

“Confusion” say the headlines, and confusion it is as the Ivory Coast still has no results from a presidential election that has split the country