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2011-04-29

Business

Britain between the wedding and economic weakness

The week’s edition of Business Weekly takes you to the United Kingdom, a country celebrating its royalty and struggling with a sluggish recovery and

The week’s edition of Business Weekly takes you to the United Kingdom, a country celebrating its royalty and struggling with a sluggish recovery and

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And now, let's party !

I felt a bit like Billy this evening. Billy drove me back to the hotel in his taxi cab after it was all over and told me, “I surprised myself, I was

I felt a bit like Billy this evening. Billy drove me back to the hotel in his taxi cab after it was all over and told me, “I surprised myself, I was

Culture

A Royal day of hope and happiness

Euronews has produced a special edition of the Royal Wedding to reflect the historic occasion in London. It is an event for which the excitement

Euronews has produced a special edition of the Royal Wedding to reflect the historic occasion in London. It is an event for which the excitement

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Prince William takes his new bride for a spin

After walking down the aisle and being whisked away in a horse drawn carriage what better way to impress your bride than with a spin in a classic

After walking down the aisle and being whisked away in a horse drawn carriage what better way to impress your bride than with a spin in a classic

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Pro and anti-Saleh factions pack streets of Sanaa

Tens of thousands of Yemenis came together in the capital Sanaa to demand the immediate removal of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The city’s main

Tens of thousands of Yemenis came together in the capital Sanaa to demand the immediate removal of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The city’s main

Business

Spain: unemployment soars, black economy crackdown launched

Weak jobs data, sliding retail sales and rising inflation confirm Spain’s economic recovery is faltering. The official figures released on Friday

Weak jobs data, sliding retail sales and rising inflation confirm Spain’s economic recovery is faltering. The official figures released on Friday

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Wedding wows royal well-wishers

The anticipation was palpable as tens of thousands of fans gathered in the heart of the British capital to share in Prince the Royal couple’s big

The anticipation was palpable as tens of thousands of fans gathered in the heart of the British capital to share in Prince the Royal couple’s big

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Celebrating in the streets of London

Around one million people thronged the centre of London to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Huge video screens were set up

Around one million people thronged the centre of London to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Huge video screens were set up

Europe

Worldwide attention for royal wedding

International coverage of the British royal wedding spanned the globe. Journalists from around the world sought out their countrymen and women among

International coverage of the British royal wedding spanned the globe. Journalists from around the world sought out their countrymen and women among

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A Royal wedding without a hitch

It is a nervous day for any young groom but when you are Prince William, a future king, and you are about to marry your princess, the pressure is

It is a nervous day for any young groom but when you are Prince William, a future king, and you are about to marry your princess, the pressure is

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Glittering Westminster ceremony for Kate and William

In London the traditional peal of bells across the capital signalled the start of the Royal marriage ceremony. Kate Middleton in a dress

In London the traditional peal of bells across the capital signalled the start of the Royal marriage ceremony. Kate Middleton in a dress

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Back in the Day: French student protests spark May '68 strikes

May 2, 1968: The French government shuts the University of Paris at Nanterre after a student protest against the Vietnam War. Some of the students

May 2, 1968: The French government shuts the University of Paris at Nanterre after a student protest against the Vietnam War. Some of the students

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Syrian protesters defy government guns as unrest spreads

Demonstrators in Syria defied government guns as Friday saw protests break out all over the country.   In the city of Houleh crowds came under fire

Demonstrators in Syria defied government guns as Friday saw protests break out all over the country.   In the city of Houleh crowds came under fire

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Super loops: the GIF goes classy

The GIF, those little graphics on loop that have driven many a web user crazy, is back and has gone up-market. The Graphics Interface Format has been

The GIF, those little graphics on loop that have driven many a web user crazy, is back and has gone up-market. The Graphics Interface Format has been

Business

Euro zone inflation boosts chance of ECB rate hike

Euro zone inflation rose further above the European Central Bank’s target in April with a surge in energy costs – crude oil prices increased 38

Euro zone inflation rose further above the European Central Bank’s target in April with a surge in energy costs – crude oil prices increased 38

Business

More losses for Saab owner Spyker

The outlook for Swedish carmaker Saab has deteriorated further. Its Dutch owner Spyker Cars has just posted a first-quarter loss of 72 million euros

The outlook for Swedish carmaker Saab has deteriorated further. Its Dutch owner Spyker Cars has just posted a first-quarter loss of 72 million euros

Business

Microsoft Windows sales slip in face of iPad

Microsoft has reported a dip in quarterly sales of its core Windows operating system but sold more of its Office suite of applications and Xbox game

Microsoft has reported a dip in quarterly sales of its core Windows operating system but sold more of its Office suite of applications and Xbox game

Business

Inflation prompts surprise Russian rate hike

Russia’s central bank has unexpectedly raised interest rates to curb inflation. It was the second hike this year and takes the its benchmark rate to

Russia’s central bank has unexpectedly raised interest rates to curb inflation. It was the second hike this year and takes the its benchmark rate to

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Fears Marrakesh blast will rock tourism economy

Thursday’s blast in Marrakesh did damage not only to human lives and buildings. Moroccan authorities are determined to make sure confidence in the

Thursday’s blast in Marrakesh did damage not only to human lives and buildings. Moroccan authorities are determined to make sure confidence in the

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Mugabe to attend John Paul II ceremony: Vatican

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will attend Sunday’s beatification for the late John Paul II, the Vatican said on Friday Mugabe, who has ruled

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will attend Sunday’s beatification for the late John Paul II, the Vatican said on Friday Mugabe, who has ruled

Culture

Winstone gets tough in 'Tracker'

‘Tracker’ is set in 1903 against the backdrop of New Zealand’s remote and rugged South Island. British actor Ray Winstone plays a Boer War veteran

‘Tracker’ is set in 1903 against the backdrop of New Zealand’s remote and rugged South Island. British actor Ray Winstone plays a Boer War veteran

Culture

Lauren shows off his wheels in Paris

Fashion idol Ralph Lauren revealed his iconic car collection in April for a Paris exhibition celebrating over 70 years of four-wheeled

Fashion idol Ralph Lauren revealed his iconic car collection in April for a Paris exhibition celebrating over 70 years of four-wheeled

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Battles rage on Libyan/Tunisian frontier

Fierce fighting between anti-Gaddafi forces and government troops is raging around Libya’s border with Tunisia. There are unconfirmed reports that

Fierce fighting between anti-Gaddafi forces and government troops is raging around Libya’s border with Tunisia. There are unconfirmed reports that

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Glittering Westminster ceremony for Kate and William's wedding

In the full glare of the world’s media, Britain’s Prince William and his brother Prince Harry arrived at Westminster Abbey. The bells pealed

In the full glare of the world’s media, Britain’s Prince William and his brother Prince Harry arrived at Westminster Abbey. The bells pealed

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Royal wedding at Westminster

It was the big day for Prince William and Kate Middleton! The couple married in Westminster Abbey, London.

It was the big day for Prince William and Kate Middleton! The couple married in Westminster Abbey, London.

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Kate Middleton at the Abbey

Kate Middleton arrives at London’s Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding.

Kate Middleton arrives at London’s Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding.

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Egypt 'to open border with Gaza'

Egypt is to permanently open its border with Gaza, the country’s foreign minister Nabil Elaraby said on Friday. Arabi told an Arabic-language news

Egypt is to permanently open its border with Gaza, the country’s foreign minister Nabil Elaraby said on Friday. Arabi told an Arabic-language news

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Six French among 16 killed in Marrakesh blast

The Moroccan government says police investigating yesterday’s deadly bombing in Marrakesh will follow all lines of inquiry, including any possible

The Moroccan government says police investigating yesterday’s deadly bombing in Marrakesh will follow all lines of inquiry, including any possible