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2011-05-27

Business

Still no political consensus on Greek austerity

Greece’s top politicians met again on Friday and once more failed to reach agreement on a response to the country’s severe debt crisis. A five hour

Greece’s top politicians met again on Friday and once more failed to reach agreement on a response to the country’s severe debt crisis. A five hour

Business

PayPal sues Google over trade secrets

Google and two of its executives are being sued by EBay’s online payment unit, PayPal, which claims they stole trade secrets related to mobile

Google and two of its executives are being sued by EBay’s online payment unit, PayPal, which claims they stole trade secrets related to mobile

Business

Land Rover opens Indian factory

Tata owned Jaguar-Land Rover has officially opened its first assembly plant in India. The factory will initially build Land Rover Freelanders from

Tata owned Jaguar-Land Rover has officially opened its first assembly plant in India. The factory will initially build Land Rover Freelanders from

Business

LSE dismisses Maple's hostile TMX bid

The London Stock Exchange has dismissed the threat of a higher hostile counter offer to its bid for Canada’s TMX stock market. A Canadian

The London Stock Exchange has dismissed the threat of a higher hostile counter offer to its bid for Canada’s TMX stock market. A Canadian

Business

Fitch goes negative on Japan credit rating

Fitch has joined the other two ratings agencies – Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s – in cutting its outlook on Japan’s sovereign debt to negative from

Fitch has joined the other two ratings agencies – Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s – in cutting its outlook on Japan’s sovereign debt to negative from

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Istanbul: students and police in violent clashes

Police in Istanbul used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a student demonstration held to protest against the country’s Higher Education

Police in Istanbul used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a student demonstration held to protest against the country’s Higher Education

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Job done: ISS finished on final shuttle spacewalk

It has been a double red-letter day in space – the International Space Station has been completed with the last ever space-walk of NASA’s shuttle

It has been a double red-letter day in space – the International Space Station has been completed with the last ever space-walk of NASA’s shuttle

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Ibiza battles record-breaking forest fires

Ibiza is in the grip of its worst ever wildfires. Five hundred firefighters have been battling the flames for the third day on the popular Spanish

Ibiza is in the grip of its worst ever wildfires. Five hundred firefighters have been battling the flames for the third day on the popular Spanish

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The G8: Does size matter?

The G8 is an exclusive club, formed in 1975, with six members at first, then seven and now including Russia. But does it still have a

The G8 is an exclusive club, formed in 1975, with six members at first, then seven and now including Russia. But does it still have a

Europe

Serbia boycotts Warsaw summit

Serbia’s President Boris Tadic is boycotting the summit of Eastern and Central European countries in Warsaw, Poland, because it is being attended by

Serbia’s President Boris Tadic is boycotting the summit of Eastern and Central European countries in Warsaw, Poland, because it is being attended by

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Questions about Mladic's arrest

In the wake of Mladic’s arrest, euronews met with Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor of the ICTY, and asked him some questions about what happens

In the wake of Mladic’s arrest, euronews met with Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor of the ICTY, and asked him some questions about what happens

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No proof Spain to blame for deadly cucumbers says minister

Spain’s agriculture minister has said there is no proof as yet that a rare E. coli contamination of cucumbers that has killed six people in Germany

Spain’s agriculture minister has said there is no proof as yet that a rare E. coli contamination of cucumbers that has killed six people in Germany

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Italian peacekeepers attacked in Lebanon

Six Italian peacekeeper were injured when a UN convoy was targeted by a bomb in southern Lebanon, officials said. The explosion occurred on a busy

Six Italian peacekeeper were injured when a UN convoy was targeted by a bomb in southern Lebanon, officials said. The explosion occurred on a busy

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G8 throws its weight behind 'Arab spring'

The G8’s final day of talks involved meeting several African leaders, and included a promise of financing for Tunisia and Egypt, the leaders of the

The G8’s final day of talks involved meeting several African leaders, and included a promise of financing for Tunisia and Egypt, the leaders of the

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Danish Marmite ban: the plot thickens

Authorities in Denmark reject claims that they have banned the British culinary curiosity, Marmite. Rumours that the black by-product of brewing had

Authorities in Denmark reject claims that they have banned the British culinary curiosity, Marmite. Rumours that the black by-product of brewing had

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Judge clears Mladic for war-crimes trial

A court in Belgrade has ruled that Ratko Mladic is fit enough to be extradited to The Hague to be tried for genocide. The once fearsome Bosnian

A court in Belgrade has ruled that Ratko Mladic is fit enough to be extradited to The Hague to be tried for genocide. The once fearsome Bosnian

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Air France jet stalled in mid air

The Air France plane that plunged into the Atlantic en route from Brazil to France in 2009 stalled in mid air, according to French

The Air France plane that plunged into the Atlantic en route from Brazil to France in 2009 stalled in mid air, according to French

Culture

X-Men: First Class goes back to beginning

Set in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War, the prequel to the X-Men series, ‘X-Men: First Class’ is about to go on worldwide general release.

Set in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War, the prequel to the X-Men series, ‘X-Men: First Class’ is about to go on worldwide general release.

Culture

Cat Stevens sings at Morocco's Mawazine

This year’s Mawazine Festival in Morocco boasted an impressive line-up including the elusive Cat Stevens – now known as Yusef Islam – as well as

This year’s Mawazine Festival in Morocco boasted an impressive line-up including the elusive Cat Stevens – now known as Yusef Islam – as well as

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Student protesters hospitalised in Barcelona

Dozens of people were taken to hospital after Police and student demonstrators clashed at the Plaza de Cataluna square in Barcelona. The protests

Dozens of people were taken to hospital after Police and student demonstrators clashed at the Plaza de Cataluna square in Barcelona. The protests

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Sarkozy condemns Syrian leaders

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked Syrian leaders’ treatment of their own people on the second day of the G8 summit in Deauville. His

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked Syrian leaders’ treatment of their own people on the second day of the G8 summit in Deauville. His

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Mladic 'thought he was like Napoleon' - exclusive interview

The French General Philippe Morillon met Ratko Mladic every week when he was commander of the UN forces in Bosnia in 1992 and 93. It was a time when

The French General Philippe Morillon met Ratko Mladic every week when he was commander of the UN forces in Bosnia in 1992 and 93. It was a time when

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Clinton seeks to smooth US-Pakistan ties

The most senior American official to visit Pakistan since a US strike team killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden this month says tense relations

The most senior American official to visit Pakistan since a US strike team killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden this month says tense relations

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FIFA investigates its own boss Blatter

Football’s governing body, FIFA, will scrutinise the organisation’s President Sepp Blatter. The move is a result of a request to FIFA’s ethics

Football’s governing body, FIFA, will scrutinise the organisation’s President Sepp Blatter. The move is a result of a request to FIFA’s ethics

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G8 'Deauville Partnership' for Arab Spring nations

World leaders at the G8 summit in France are to promise up to 14 billion euros to support new Middle East and North African democracies that have

World leaders at the G8 summit in France are to promise up to 14 billion euros to support new Middle East and North African democracies that have

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Mixed Serb response to Mladic arrest

In the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, the city Ratko Mladic is accused of holding under siege for 43 months, there was relief at the news of the former

In the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, the city Ratko Mladic is accused of holding under siege for 43 months, there was relief at the news of the former

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Clinton in Pakistan for showdown talks

There was a warm welcome in Islamabad for Hilary Clinton but the smiles will do little to gloss over soaring tensions between Pakistan and the

There was a warm welcome in Islamabad for Hilary Clinton but the smiles will do little to gloss over soaring tensions between Pakistan and the

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US rejects Libyan ceasefire call as air strikes rock Tripoli

NATO continues to pressure Muammer Gaddafi from the sky following a fourth night of air strikes on the capital Tripoli. Several large explosions

NATO continues to pressure Muammer Gaddafi from the sky following a fourth night of air strikes on the capital Tripoli. Several large explosions

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Spanish defence minister out of running for top job

Spain’s first female defence minister is not in the running to become Prime Minister. Carme Chacon announced she will not seek her party’s nomination

Spain’s first female defence minister is not in the running to become Prime Minister. Carme Chacon announced she will not seek her party’s nomination

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Relief for Srebenica after Mladic's arrest

The capture of Ratko Mladic has opened old wounds for some relatives of those killed in the massacre at Srebenica. Hatidza Mehmedovic lost a husband

The capture of Ratko Mladic has opened old wounds for some relatives of those killed in the massacre at Srebenica. Hatidza Mehmedovic lost a husband