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2011-04-27

News

Yemen: 'We came under attack from stones and bullets'

Following another day of unrest and bloodshed in Yemen euronews received an eyewitness account from Alda Jarban, a member of the anti-Salah youth

Following another day of unrest and bloodshed in Yemen euronews received an eyewitness account from Alda Jarban, a member of the anti-Salah youth

Business

Fed to keep interest rates low for 'extended period'

The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, says interest rates there will likely stay low for an “extended period” and that – as originally planned –

The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, says interest rates there will likely stay low for an “extended period” and that – as originally planned –

Business

German inflation going up

Inflation in Germany – the euro zone’s biggest economy – accelerated to its fastest annual rate in two and a half years in April. The German

Inflation in Germany – the euro zone’s biggest economy – accelerated to its fastest annual rate in two and a half years in April. The German

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Further fatalities in Yemen as demos continue

At least nine anti-government protesters have been killed and dozens wounded after gunmen opened fire on marchers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. The

At least nine anti-government protesters have been killed and dozens wounded after gunmen opened fire on marchers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. The

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Fatah and Hamas strike deal to form unity government

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah say they have resolved their deep divisions. Holding talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the two groups

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah say they have resolved their deep divisions. Holding talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the two groups

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Britain counts down to 'wedding of the century'

London has been carrying out its final preparations for the wedding of the century. Prince William marries university sweetheart Kate Middleton in

London has been carrying out its final preparations for the wedding of the century. Prince William marries university sweetheart Kate Middleton in

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Kate - in Diana's footsteps

She is beautiful, photogenic and young. That is a good start. Already the paparazzi are in love with her. The public too appear to be falling for her

She is beautiful, photogenic and young. That is a good start. Already the paparazzi are in love with her. The public too appear to be falling for her

Europe

Betting on royal for better or worse

Many marriages are a gamble in some ways, but extremely few generate as many bets as Kate and William’s, and Britain’s betting industry is expecting

Many marriages are a gamble in some ways, but extremely few generate as many bets as Kate and William’s, and Britain’s betting industry is expecting

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Turkey's PM unveils 'crazy' canal project

It has been dubbed a ‘‘crazy project’‘, but Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday unveiled a mega canal scheme that aims to redraw the

It has been dubbed a ‘‘crazy project’‘, but Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday unveiled a mega canal scheme that aims to redraw the

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Obama to signal security shake-up

President Obama looks set to announce a radical shake-up of his national security team prompted by the impending retirement of Defence Secretary

President Obama looks set to announce a radical shake-up of his national security team prompted by the impending retirement of Defence Secretary

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Back in the Day: mutiny on the Bounty

April 28, 1789. Fletcher Christian leads 11 other crew members of the British navy’s HMS Bounty to stage a mutiny. Captain William Bligh and 18

April 28, 1789. Fletcher Christian leads 11 other crew members of the British navy’s HMS Bounty to stage a mutiny. Captain William Bligh and 18

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Will and Kate look-a-like contest

Twenty Will and Kate look-a-likes from across Europe converged in London to compete for a royal prize – a year’s worth of free flights with a budget

Twenty Will and Kate look-a-likes from across Europe converged in London to compete for a royal prize – a year’s worth of free flights with a budget

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Westminster Abbey to transform into a royal garden

With the wedding of Britain’s Prince William to Kate Middleton just days away, flower arrangers work to transform Westminster Abbey into a royal

With the wedding of Britain’s Prince William to Kate Middleton just days away, flower arrangers work to transform Westminster Abbey into a royal

Business

Royal wedding: economic blessing or curse?

How much of a boost has the Royal wedding provided to the moribund British economy? That was the question being asked as new government figures

How much of a boost has the Royal wedding provided to the moribund British economy? That was the question being asked as new government figures

Business

Johnson & Johnson connected to Synthes

The US healthcare group Johnson & Johnson is to buy Swiss medical devices maker Synthes for the equivalent of 14.8 billion euros. It is Johnson &

The US healthcare group Johnson & Johnson is to buy Swiss medical devices maker Synthes for the equivalent of 14.8 billion euros. It is Johnson &

Business

UK economic recovery feeble in first quarter

Britain’s economy remained sluggish at the start at this year. GDP expanded by just 0.5 percent between January and March from the previous quarter

Britain’s economy remained sluggish at the start at this year. GDP expanded by just 0.5 percent between January and March from the previous quarter

Business

Nokia plays catch up over smartphones with cuts

Nokia is moving to slash costs by one billion euros annually as it struggles to compete in the fierce smartphone market. It will lay off 4,000

Nokia is moving to slash costs by one billion euros annually as it struggles to compete in the fierce smartphone market. It will lay off 4,000

Europe

What do Europe's symbols mean?

I’m curious as a French person, as a European, what’s the situation with these symbols? There’s a flag, an anthem, but what for? We have this hymn

I’m curious as a French person, as a European, what’s the situation with these symbols? There’s a flag, an anthem, but what for? We have this hymn

News

Who's invited: royal wedding list revealed

A total of 1900 people have been honoured with the privilege of an invitation to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The list

A total of 1900 people have been honoured with the privilege of an invitation to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The list

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'Rogue' Afghan kills NATO troops at Kabul airport

Eight American troops from the NATO-led force in Afghanistan have been shot dead by an Afghan air force pilot at Kabul airport. An American

Eight American troops from the NATO-led force in Afghanistan have been shot dead by an Afghan air force pilot at Kabul airport. An American

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Thousands at funeral of Indian spiritual leader

Influential Indian guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been buried at a ceremony attended by political, religious and military leaders as well as

Influential Indian guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been buried at a ceremony attended by political, religious and military leaders as well as

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Bombardment of Misrata continues after Nato air strikes

In Western Libya on Wednesday morning government forces resumed their shelling of the port of Misrata. They were positioned about 10 kilometres

In Western Libya on Wednesday morning government forces resumed their shelling of the port of Misrata. They were positioned about 10 kilometres

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UN calls for probe as Syrian tanks target civilians

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an independent inquiry into the violence inflicted on anti-government protesters in Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an independent inquiry into the violence inflicted on anti-government protesters in Syria

Culture

Two new names showcased at Tribeca

‘Last Night’ a movie about love and commitment has had its premiere at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival in the United States. The story follows a

‘Last Night’ a movie about love and commitment has had its premiere at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival in the United States. The story follows a

Science_technology

Earth's antimatter hunter takes flight

Its real name is AMS-2 or Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Its job? Antimatter hunter. From May 2011 it will fly around 400 km above our heads in

Its real name is AMS-2 or Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Its job? Antimatter hunter. From May 2011 it will fly around 400 km above our heads in

Science_technology

Endeavour ends its career on a high

The last Endeavour mission before its retirement is one of the most ambitious scientific searches ever attempted in Space: to track antimatter and

The last Endeavour mission before its retirement is one of the most ambitious scientific searches ever attempted in Space: to track antimatter and

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From our Royal Wedding correspondent

So here I am in London, to cover what’s expected to be one of the biggest media events of all time. As my taxi passed Buckingham Palace on the way

So here I am in London, to cover what’s expected to be one of the biggest media events of all time. As my taxi passed Buckingham Palace on the way

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Al Qaeda release video of four French hostages

Al-Qaeda’s North African wing on Wednesday released a video of four French hostages kidnapped in Niger last year. It shows a series of stills of

Al-Qaeda’s North African wing on Wednesday released a video of four French hostages kidnapped in Niger last year. It shows a series of stills of

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Royal wedding: British military gets ready for the big day

The British military is preparing for what promises to be a minutely choreographed display of precision and ceremony. The spectacle is in aid of the

The British military is preparing for what promises to be a minutely choreographed display of precision and ceremony. The spectacle is in aid of the