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2011-06-03

Business

Juncker says EU should agree more aid for Greece

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on a visit to Luxembourg got the good news from Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the Eurogroup of finance

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on a visit to Luxembourg got the good news from Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the Eurogroup of finance

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Portugal's dilemma as elections approach

To get further insight into the consequences of Portugal’s election, euronews reporter, Michel Santos spoke to journalist and commentator José

To get further insight into the consequences of Portugal’s election, euronews reporter, Michel Santos spoke to journalist and commentator José

Business

Germany - Europe's unloved saviour?

This week’s edition of Business Weekly focuses on the growing economic discrepancies between the core and the periphery in Europe. One example is

This week’s edition of Business Weekly focuses on the growing economic discrepancies between the core and the periphery in Europe. One example is

News

Syrian troops shoot dead Hama protesters

At least 34 people died after Syrian security forces opened fire on an anti-regime rally in the city of Hama on Friday. Witnesses told Reuters that

At least 34 people died after Syrian security forces opened fire on an anti-regime rally in the city of Hama on Friday. Witnesses told Reuters that

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Hard times ahead no matter who wins Portugal's election

Campaigning is over in Portugal’s snap general election as voters ponder where to mark their ballot papers on Sunday in a poll that could end months

Campaigning is over in Portugal’s snap general election as voters ponder where to mark their ballot papers on Sunday in a poll that could end months

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Russia tosses EU salads

The E. coli bacterium is not only taking a human toll. It has also infected international trade. Relations between the EU and Russia were laid low

The E. coli bacterium is not only taking a human toll. It has also infected international trade. Relations between the EU and Russia were laid low

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Germany's race is on to find E.coli source

Germany has set up a national task-force to fight the spread of the E. coli food-poisoning outbreak, stepping up the pace to track down the source of

Germany has set up a national task-force to fight the spread of the E. coli food-poisoning outbreak, stepping up the pace to track down the source of

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Kid flogs kidney for iPad

A teenager in China has sold one of his kidneys so that he could buy an iPad 2.   The 17-year-old student saw an internet ad offering cash to organ

A teenager in China has sold one of his kidneys so that he could buy an iPad 2.   The 17-year-old student saw an internet ad offering cash to organ

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Mladic slams 'monstrous' war crimes charges

Ratko Mladic, the former head of the Bosnian Serb army, appeared in court for the first time on Friday to face charges of war crimes after 16 years

Ratko Mladic, the former head of the Bosnian Serb army, appeared in court for the first time on Friday to face charges of war crimes after 16 years

Culture

Garage veterans 'The Sonics' rock electro music bash

They started out in the mid to early 1960s. But vintage US rockers ‘The Sonics’ still have what it takes to excite an audience, as they demonstrated

They started out in the mid to early 1960s. But vintage US rockers ‘The Sonics’ still have what it takes to excite an audience, as they demonstrated

Culture

Venice Biennale starts... with a tank and a treadmill

The Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest and perhaps most-talked-about festival of modern art, is getting underway. Every two years, more than

The Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest and perhaps most-talked-about festival of modern art, is getting underway. Every two years, more than

Culture

Jekyll and Hyde tale to be told in hi-tech cartoon

It is a classic spine-chilling story, told in the most modern of ways. Using the latest animation technology, cartoon feature ‘Hyde’ adapts Robert

It is a classic spine-chilling story, told in the most modern of ways. Using the latest animation technology, cartoon feature ‘Hyde’ adapts Robert

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Thousands evacuated after Russian military base blast

At least 28 000 people were evacuated from their homes on Friday as fires raged around a military weapons depot in Russia. Tonnes of artillery

At least 28 000 people were evacuated from their homes on Friday as fires raged around a military weapons depot in Russia. Tonnes of artillery

Business

US employment growth slows sharply in May

The pace of hiring in the US weakened dramatically in May, hit by high energy prices and the Japanese earthquake hurting US manufacturers. The

The pace of hiring in the US weakened dramatically in May, hit by high energy prices and the Japanese earthquake hurting US manufacturers. The

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Yemen: conflicting claims over Saleh

Yemen’s opposition TV claims that President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed following an attack on the presidential palace in the capital

Yemen’s opposition TV claims that President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed following an attack on the presidential palace in the capital

Business

Turkish inflation soars

Inflation in Turkey hit 7.2 percent in May compared to the same month last year. That was the highest rate in nearly a decade and much worse than

Inflation in Turkey hit 7.2 percent in May compared to the same month last year. That was the highest rate in nearly a decade and much worse than

Business

US sells remaining Chrysler stake to Fiat

The US Treasury Department has reached an agreement to sell its remaining six percent of shares in Chrysler to Italy’s Fiat. Fiat is paying 386

The US Treasury Department has reached an agreement to sell its remaining six percent of shares in Chrysler to Italy’s Fiat. Fiat is paying 386

Business

Probe into Chinese statistics leaks

China’s statistics office has said it is investigating one official in a probe into the leaking of economic information. Media reports say other

China’s statistics office has said it is investigating one official in a probe into the leaking of economic information. Media reports say other

Special_reports

Screen school - Hi-tech learning

Technology is increasingly playing a role in the classroom. Our first example is in the United States. We are also visiting Estonia and South Korea

Technology is increasingly playing a role in the classroom. Our first example is in the United States. We are also visiting Estonia and South Korea

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Mixed response in ex-Yugoslavia to Mladic trial

The opening of the Mladic trial proved a powerful draw for members of all communities back in the former Yugoslavia. In the Serbian capital

The opening of the Mladic trial proved a powerful draw for members of all communities back in the former Yugoslavia. In the Serbian capital

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'He's like a dog' Srebrenica mothers see Mladic in the dock

As Ratko Mladic made his first appearance at The Hague war crimes tribunal the women of Srebrenica gathered at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial to

As Ratko Mladic made his first appearance at The Hague war crimes tribunal the women of Srebrenica gathered at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial to

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Serbia after Mladic arrest

In the space of a week, Serbian President (since 2004) Boris Tadic announced the arrest of Europe’s most wanted war crimes indictee, former Bosnian

In the space of a week, Serbian President (since 2004) Boris Tadic announced the arrest of Europe’s most wanted war crimes indictee, former Bosnian

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Refinery blast kills four in Wales

An oil refinery explosion and fire in southwestern Wales has left four contractors dead and a worker seriously injured. An investigation is

An oil refinery explosion and fire in southwestern Wales has left four contractors dead and a worker seriously injured. An investigation is

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British author goes to jail for death-penalty book

Alan Shadrake, a British author, has begun a six week prison sentence in Singapore after a court there rejected his appeal.   Shadrake was convicted

Alan Shadrake, a British author, has begun a six week prison sentence in Singapore after a court there rejected his appeal.   Shadrake was convicted

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E.coli strain 'new and highly toxic' - scientists

German scientists are under growing pressure to isolate the source of a rare E.coli strain believed to be the cause of a food poisoning outbreak that

German scientists are under growing pressure to isolate the source of a rare E.coli strain believed to be the cause of a food poisoning outbreak that

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Mladic faces international justice for the first time

Ratko Mladic has made his first appearance before a UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. The former military commander of the Bosnian Serbs has said

Ratko Mladic has made his first appearance before a UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. The former military commander of the Bosnian Serbs has said

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Sony investigating big new hack attack

Computer hackers say they have breached another network of the electronics giant Sony, claiming to have accessed personal details of one million

Computer hackers say they have breached another network of the electronics giant Sony, claiming to have accessed personal details of one million

News

Fire at Russian military depot affects thousands

More than 12 thousand people have had to be evacuated from their homes in central Russia after fire broke out in a military arsenal. An estimated

More than 12 thousand people have had to be evacuated from their homes in central Russia after fire broke out in a military arsenal. An estimated

Europe

Nuclear safety within the EU

U-talk gives you the chance to pose questions about issues that matter in Europe. Francesca in Italy asked: “I’m wondering if there is an EU policy

U-talk gives you the chance to pose questions about issues that matter in Europe. Francesca in Italy asked: “I’m wondering if there is an EU policy