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2011-03-31

Special_reports

Who is scared of Summerhill

Spending a day at Summerhill was an eye opener. Of course we had doubts about a teaching method where the students are allowed maximum freedom. And

Spending a day at Summerhill was an eye opener. Of course we had doubts about a teaching method where the students are allowed maximum freedom. And

Europe

Microsoft complains about Google in Europe

Two American mega-firms go head-to-head in Europe: Microsoft has filed a complaint with the European Commission saying that Google is obstructing

Two American mega-firms go head-to-head in Europe: Microsoft has filed a complaint with the European Commission saying that Google is obstructing

Business

WTO says US subsidies to Boeing illegal

Planemaker Boeing received at least 5.3 billion dollars (3.7 billion euros) of illegal US subsidies, the World Trade Organisation has found. The

Planemaker Boeing received at least 5.3 billion dollars (3.7 billion euros) of illegal US subsidies, the World Trade Organisation has found. The

Business

Coin recycling scam costs Germany millions

Germany’s central bank has allegedly been scammed for millions with a scheme involving the recycling of damaged euro coins that had been sent off to

Germany’s central bank has allegedly been scammed for millions with a scheme involving the recycling of damaged euro coins that had been sent off to

News

Battle for Brega: the latest Libyan front line

Rebels outside Brega are battling for control of the eastern oil town. The area for now has become the front line, as both sides fight to-and-fro

Rebels outside Brega are battling for control of the eastern oil town. The area for now has become the front line, as both sides fight to-and-fro

News

NATO to investigate if civilians killed by bombing

NATO is to investigate reports that up to 40 civilians were killed in a Western bombing strike near Tripoli. The alliance took over military

NATO is to investigate reports that up to 40 civilians were killed in a Western bombing strike near Tripoli. The alliance took over military

News

Fighting breaks out in Ivory Coast's biggest city

Abidjan has become the latest battleground between President Laurent Gbagbo and the man internationally recognised as the rightful president of Ivory

Abidjan has become the latest battleground between President Laurent Gbagbo and the man internationally recognised as the rightful president of Ivory

News

Sudan president pushes Darfur referendum plan

The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur. He is

The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur. He is

News

China claims greater military openness

China has indirectly, yet publicly, told the United States that increased American inter-action with other partners in Asia is a growing concern for

China has indirectly, yet publicly, told the United States that increased American inter-action with other partners in Asia is a growing concern for

Special_reports

Italy's picture perfect TV women

“Be beautiful and shut up” is a phrase which will probably be heard and denied during Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial over his relations

“Be beautiful and shut up” is a phrase which will probably be heard and denied during Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial over his relations

Business

Euro zone inflation still rising

Inflation in the euro zone rose in March, confounding economists expectations of a small decline. The stronger than forecast figure came one week

Inflation in the euro zone rose in March, confounding economists expectations of a small decline. The stronger than forecast figure came one week

Business

Turkey's economic growth much higher than forecast

Strong economic growth will continue in Turkey this year, although at a more moderate level, according to the Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet

Strong economic growth will continue in Turkey this year, although at a more moderate level, according to the Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet

Business

German jobless hits two decades low

German unemployment fell sharply for a second straight month in March. The jobless rate – adjusted for seasonal factors – is down to 7.1 percent of

German unemployment fell sharply for a second straight month in March. The jobless rate – adjusted for seasonal factors – is down to 7.1 percent of

Business

Monetary system reform warning

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is warning of the risk of another global economic crisis unless the world’s monetary system is urgently

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is warning of the risk of another global economic crisis unless the world’s monetary system is urgently

News

Pro and anti-government protests in Yemen

Saying “no” to their president’s latest reported concessions, demonstrators have staged fresh rallies in Yemen, demanding his departure now. More

Saying “no” to their president’s latest reported concessions, demonstrators have staged fresh rallies in Yemen, demanding his departure now. More

Science_technology

GPS buoys used to measure sea levels

As the world warms, sea levels around the globe are rising by around three millimetres every year, according to measurements taken by satellites.

As the world warms, sea levels around the globe are rising by around three millimetres every year, according to measurements taken by satellites.

Culture

Jim Loach's film debut: Oranges And Sunshine

Jim Loach’s debut feature, Oranges And Sunshine tells the true story of the thousands of British children in care who were deported to Australia

Jim Loach’s debut feature, Oranges And Sunshine tells the true story of the thousands of British children in care who were deported to Australia

News

Tymoshenko: 'I will never abandon Ukraine'

In order to go to Brussels for the European People’s Party conference, the leader of the Ukrainian opposition ‘Fatherland’ party, Yulia Tymoshenko

In order to go to Brussels for the European People’s Party conference, the leader of the Ukrainian opposition ‘Fatherland’ party, Yulia Tymoshenko

News

Japan urged to expand nuclear evacuation zone

Japan is coming under increasing pressure to expand an evacuation zone around the battered Fukushima nuclear plant. The UN watchdog the IAEA and

Japan is coming under increasing pressure to expand an evacuation zone around the battered Fukushima nuclear plant. The UN watchdog the IAEA and

Nocomment

Gaddafi forces push back rebels, from our correspondent

This footage is from our reporter, Mustafa Bag, who is on the road with rebels heading eastwards to Brega. Despite almost two weeks of Western air

This footage is from our reporter, Mustafa Bag, who is on the road with rebels heading eastwards to Brega. Despite almost two weeks of Western air

News

Hague urges Libyans to follow Koussa's lead and exit

Britain has hailed the defection of Libya’s Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa as evidence that Gaddafi’s regime is starting to collapse. The UK’s

Britain has hailed the defection of Libya’s Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa as evidence that Gaddafi’s regime is starting to collapse. The UK’s

News

euronews on the run with Libya's rebel forces

After last week’s dramatic advances, Libyan rebels have been retreating rapidly in the face of a renewed drive by government forces. This footage

After last week’s dramatic advances, Libyan rebels have been retreating rapidly in the face of a renewed drive by government forces. This footage

News

Parcel bomb injures two at Swiss nuclear lobby

Two people have been hurt by a parcel bomb targeting a lobby group that represents the Swiss nuclear industry. The device exploded on Thursday

Two people have been hurt by a parcel bomb targeting a lobby group that represents the Swiss nuclear industry. The device exploded on Thursday

News

Egyptian presidential poll due by end of year

Egypt is set to vote for a new president by the end of the year. The announcement was made by the ruling military council which has held power

Egypt is set to vote for a new president by the end of the year. The announcement was made by the ruling military council which has held power

News

Stars honour Gorbachev at London charity gala

A star-studded line-up turned out at a gala concert in London on Wednesday night, to honour former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev who celebrated

A star-studded line-up turned out at a gala concert in London on Wednesday night, to honour former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev who celebrated

Culture

Jazz stars line up for Cape Town festival

Tens of thousands of jazz fans came to South Africa for the Cape Town Jazz Festival, a musical extravaganza featuring 40 international and African

Tens of thousands of jazz fans came to South Africa for the Cape Town Jazz Festival, a musical extravaganza featuring 40 international and African

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Palestinians mark 35th anniversary of 'Land Day'

Palestinians have marched across the West Bank and parts of Israel to mark the 35th anniversary of ‘Land Day’ marking the 1976 Israeli government

Palestinians have marched across the West Bank and parts of Israel to mark the 35th anniversary of ‘Land Day’ marking the 1976 Israeli government

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UK royal wedding downsized by Legoland

Legoland theme park at Windsor, near London has anticipated the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William.

Legoland theme park at Windsor, near London has anticipated the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William.