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2011-04-28

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Is Schengen facing EU immigration threat?

In this edition of The Network, we pose the questions: ‘Is the Schengen treaty falling apart?’ and ‘What is happening to EU immigration

In this edition of The Network, we pose the questions: ‘Is the Schengen treaty falling apart?’ and ‘What is happening to EU immigration

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New footage of Japan's massive tsunami shown

In Japan, new footage of last month’s devastating tsunami has been released. The Japanese coast guard disclosed the yet unseen video of the March 11

In Japan, new footage of last month’s devastating tsunami has been released. The Japanese coast guard disclosed the yet unseen video of the March 11

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Alabama twisters claim hundreds of lives

A massive tornado sweeps through the southern state of Alabama in the US.   The twister claimed close to 300 lives and hundreds of homes and

A massive tornado sweeps through the southern state of Alabama in the US.   The twister claimed close to 300 lives and hundreds of homes and

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A step closer to sainthood for Pope John Paul II

The Vatican is preparing for a very big day. On 1st May thousands of Catholics will descend upon Rome to celebrate the beatification of Pope John

The Vatican is preparing for a very big day. On 1st May thousands of Catholics will descend upon Rome to celebrate the beatification of Pope John

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Marrakesh cafe 'suicide bombing' kills 15 people

A massive explosion ripped through a busy cafe in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding as many as 20

A massive explosion ripped through a busy cafe in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding as many as 20

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Gaddafi forces intensify attacks near Tunisian border

Fighting between anti-Gaddafi factions and government forces has spilled over into Tunisia. Rebels say they came under attack from Gaddafi’s troops

Fighting between anti-Gaddafi factions and government forces has spilled over into Tunisia. Rebels say they came under attack from Gaddafi’s troops

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London gripped by monarchy mania

London has gone quite literally royal barmy, and for fans of the British monarchy there is no other place to be than outside the capital’s famous

London has gone quite literally royal barmy, and for fans of the British monarchy there is no other place to be than outside the capital’s famous

Business

Wedding blues for UK's small businesses

As millions celebrate the royal wedding, Britain’s small businesses say they are paying a steep price having to give workers a day off. Economists

As millions celebrate the royal wedding, Britain’s small businesses say they are paying a steep price having to give workers a day off. Economists

Europe

British royal wedding causes fervour and fatigue

A British royal wedding is upon us, but some people in the UK are less than happy about how much it will cost taxpayers. The bill for security is

A British royal wedding is upon us, but some people in the UK are less than happy about how much it will cost taxpayers. The bill for security is

Business

US economic growth slows as inflation surges

US economic growth slowed sharply in the first three months of this year. Consumer spending was down as higher food and fuel prices sent a broad

US economic growth slowed sharply in the first three months of this year. Consumer spending was down as higher food and fuel prices sent a broad

Culture

A very British monarchy

Lise Pedersen is in London for euronews, speaking to famed style guru and writer Peter York. How does he read the mood in the capital?  Follow the

Lise Pedersen is in London for euronews, speaking to famed style guru and writer Peter York. How does he read the mood in the capital?  Follow the

Nocomment

Anti-government protesters killed in Yemen

At least 10 anti-government protesters have been killed and dozens wounded after gunmen opened fire on marchers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

At least 10 anti-government protesters have been killed and dozens wounded after gunmen opened fire on marchers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

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Deadly blast rips through cafe in Marrakesh

In Morocco reports indicate at least 14 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

In Morocco reports indicate at least 14 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

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Palestine united - but what next?

In territory as small and fragmented as that given to Palestinians, any division was bound to weaken its diplomatic bargaining strength. Last March a

In territory as small and fragmented as that given to Palestinians, any division was bound to weaken its diplomatic bargaining strength. Last March a

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Saleh wants to derail peace deal: Yemen opposition

A coalition of Yemeni opposition parties on Thursday accused President Ali Abdullah Saleh of “massacring” anti-government protesters to deliberately

A coalition of Yemeni opposition parties on Thursday accused President Ali Abdullah Saleh of “massacring” anti-government protesters to deliberately

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Unity move 'threatens Palestinian statehood'

In the West Bank and Gaza Strip the unity accord agreed between Hamas and Fatah has raised hopes that the infighting that has led to political

In the West Bank and Gaza Strip the unity accord agreed between Hamas and Fatah has raised hopes that the infighting that has led to political

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Correspondent's blog: "it's all good news, at least so far..."

My taxi driver today was Luke, a genial 40-year old Londoner, who was delighted about the Royal Wedding and wished the young couple nothing but

My taxi driver today was Luke, a genial 40-year old Londoner, who was delighted about the Royal Wedding and wished the young couple nothing but

Business

Shortages force Russia to stop fuel exports

Faced with a worsening fuel supply crisis, Russia – which is the world’s largest oil producer – has stopped the export of petrol and diesel during

Faced with a worsening fuel supply crisis, Russia – which is the world’s largest oil producer – has stopped the export of petrol and diesel during

Business

Santander signals start of Spanish turnaround

Banking group Santander’s latest results seem to show that the start of a turnaround in the struggling business in its home country Spain. There

Banking group Santander’s latest results seem to show that the start of a turnaround in the struggling business in its home country Spain. There

Business

Panasonic to slash jobs, close many plants

Panasonic is planning to cut another 17,000 jobs and close up to 70 of its 350 factories worldwide in the next two years. In a bid to reduce costs

Panasonic is planning to cut another 17,000 jobs and close up to 70 of its 350 factories worldwide in the next two years. In a bid to reduce costs

Business

German jobless total falls

German unemployment fell more than expected in April in another sign of strength from Europe’s largest economy. The total number of people out of

German unemployment fell more than expected in April in another sign of strength from Europe’s largest economy. The total number of people out of

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Back in the Day: riots erupt in L.A.

April 29, 1992. Four white Los Angeles police officers are acquitted by a jury of assaulting black motorist Rodney King after a high-speed car chase

April 29, 1992. Four white Los Angeles police officers are acquitted by a jury of assaulting black motorist Rodney King after a high-speed car chase

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Bailout means tough times for people of Portugal

The situation at the Federacao food bank in Lisbon is just one example of the tough economic situation in Portugal. The operation helps the poor by

The situation at the Federacao food bank in Lisbon is just one example of the tough economic situation in Portugal. The operation helps the poor by

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Deadly 'criminal' blast rips through cafe in Marrakesh

In Morocco reports indicate at least 14 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

In Morocco reports indicate at least 14 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

Culture

Moleres wins Valtuena photo prize

The Spanish branch of ‘Doctors of the World‘ is mounting an exhibition in the Madrid cultural centre La Casa Encendida of photographs of the faces of

The Spanish branch of ‘Doctors of the World‘ is mounting an exhibition in the Madrid cultural centre La Casa Encendida of photographs of the faces of

Culture

Not the Official Royal Wedding Song

British vocal quartet “Barbershopera” have seen their brand of comedy musical writing take Edinburgh, London, South Korea and now, who knows, the

British vocal quartet “Barbershopera” have seen their brand of comedy musical writing take Edinburgh, London, South Korea and now, who knows, the

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Deaths as blast rips through cafe in Marrakesh

In Morocco reports indicate at least 17 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

In Morocco reports indicate at least 17 people have been killed and 20 injured in a blast which ripped through a cafe in the tourist city of

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Europe fails to secure UN condemnation of Syria

The United Nations Security Council has failed to agree on a statement condemning Syria’s crackdown on anti-government protesters. More than 450

The United Nations Security Council has failed to agree on a statement condemning Syria’s crackdown on anti-government protesters. More than 450

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Bahrain sentences four to die over police killing

In Bahrain a military court has sentenced four men to die following the pro-democracy protests in the country. They have been convicted of killing

In Bahrain a military court has sentenced four men to die following the pro-democracy protests in the country. They have been convicted of killing