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2010-12-07

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French anti-capitalists follow Cantona appeal

It seems to have been more of a symbolic protest than a real threat to the French banking system. A group of anti-capitalist protesters, some

It seems to have been more of a symbolic protest than a real threat to the French banking system. A group of anti-capitalist protesters, some

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IMF chief in Athens to renegotiate bailout terms

The head of the IMF has arrived in Athens for talks on the Greek financial crisis. The repayment terms of the country’s 110-billion euro bailout

The head of the IMF has arrived in Athens for talks on the Greek financial crisis. The repayment terms of the country’s 110-billion euro bailout

Culture

"Lives in transit" tells of Georgian refugee drama

A documentary being show at Tbilisi’s Film Festival this week, “Lives in Transit” looks at the everyday life of Georgian refugees and their struggle

A documentary being show at Tbilisi’s Film Festival this week, “Lives in Transit” looks at the everyday life of Georgian refugees and their struggle

Science_technology

Eco-technology fair features surprising devices

Thousands of new products from nearly 50 countries were on show at the Pollutec fair for environment technology in the French city of Lyon this year

Thousands of new products from nearly 50 countries were on show at the Pollutec fair for environment technology in the French city of Lyon this year

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"Radical change" needed to save euro

Ireland’s economic crisis appears to be spreading across Europe as investors worry that some countries will be unable to service their sovereign

Ireland’s economic crisis appears to be spreading across Europe as investors worry that some countries will be unable to service their sovereign

Culture

Two Door Cinema Club are the next big thing

The band from Northern Ireland are carving a sure name for themselves on the international music scene after a full year of touring. With a hit

The band from Northern Ireland are carving a sure name for themselves on the international music scene after a full year of touring. With a hit

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China's key role in the fight against global warming

When it comes to climate change, all eyes are turning to China. Beijing now recognises it has become the world’s biggest emitter of the greenhouse

When it comes to climate change, all eyes are turning to China. Beijing now recognises it has become the world’s biggest emitter of the greenhouse

Europe

EU drops veto to Russian WTO membership

Things are looking up for the only major economy that is still not in the World Trade Organisation: Russia. The European Union has formally backed

Things are looking up for the only major economy that is still not in the World Trade Organisation: Russia. The European Union has formally backed

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The Irish austerity budget in numbers

The austerity budget is likely to be this Irish government’s last big act, its legacy. It will go into an election, probably early next year, as

The austerity budget is likely to be this Irish government’s last big act, its legacy. It will go into an election, probably early next year, as

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Irish parliament debating tough budget

The Irish government has presented its toughest budget in the country’s history. The deeply unpopular austerity plan currently before the Irish

The Irish government has presented its toughest budget in the country’s history. The deeply unpopular austerity plan currently before the Irish

Europe

Irish home owners cannot repay bailed out banks

With rescue funds poised to recapitalise Ireland’s banks, ordinary Irish snowed under debt are expected to shovel themselves out. Michael Goulding

With rescue funds poised to recapitalise Ireland’s banks, ordinary Irish snowed under debt are expected to shovel themselves out. Michael Goulding

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China makes compromise climate offer at Cancun

At the climate change summit in Cancun, China has made an proposal that could help to extend the Kyoto Protocol. Beijing has offered for the first

At the climate change summit in Cancun, China has made an proposal that could help to extend the Kyoto Protocol. Beijing has offered for the first

Europe

EU humanitarian aid volunteers

In November, the EU took a step closer to creating a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps. What does it aim to accomplish?

In November, the EU took a step closer to creating a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps. What does it aim to accomplish?

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UK PM optimistic for 2011 Afghan withdrawal start

The timetable for a British military withdrawal from Afghanistan could begin as soon as next year according to the prime minister David Cameron. On

The timetable for a British military withdrawal from Afghanistan could begin as soon as next year according to the prime minister David Cameron. On

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Iran nuclear talks lead to more talks

The first nuclear talks between major powers and Iran for more than a year have ended with nothing more than an agreement to meet again next

The first nuclear talks between major powers and Iran for more than a year have ended with nothing more than an agreement to meet again next

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Dozens feared dead in Colombian mudslide

A least 24 bodies have now been recovered after a massive mudslide in northwest Colombia. Heavy downpours over recent months prompted the sodden

A least 24 bodies have now been recovered after a massive mudslide in northwest Colombia. Heavy downpours over recent months prompted the sodden

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China makes compromise climate offer at Cancun

At the climate change summit in Cancun, China has made an proposal that could help to extend the Kyoto Protocol. Beijing has offered for the first

At the climate change summit in Cancun, China has made an proposal that could help to extend the Kyoto Protocol. Beijing has offered for the first

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New pressure on Serbia to capture Mladic

Every six months the international criminal court for the former Yugoslavia releases a progress report on Serbia and its cooperation with judges in

Every six months the international criminal court for the former Yugoslavia releases a progress report on Serbia and its cooperation with judges in

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Underwater warnings about climate change

A Greenpeace protest with a difference – as the climate change conference in Cancun continues, young activists dived among statues at a subaquatic

A Greenpeace protest with a difference – as the climate change conference in Cancun continues, young activists dived among statues at a subaquatic

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Appeal to Russia and China over Korean tension

The US, Japan and South Korea are appealing for Russian and Chinese help to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula. This after the Chinese

The US, Japan and South Korea are appealing for Russian and Chinese help to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula. This after the Chinese

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Da Vinci code to be deciphered

A rare manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci has been rediscovered among documents, left untouched for 130 years in a French library. It was found among

A rare manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci has been rediscovered among documents, left untouched for 130 years in a French library. It was found among