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2011-06-30

Culture

J-M Jarre, 'Woodstock in Monaco'

In the run-up to the Prince Albert-Charlene Wittstock wedding extravaganza in Monaco, euronews asked the man laying on the musical entertainment

In the run-up to the Prince Albert-Charlene Wittstock wedding extravaganza in Monaco, euronews asked the man laying on the musical entertainment

News

UK's Cameron rejects EU bank budget plan

The European Union’s latest plans to boost its future budget have raised the hackles of the moneymen in the City of London. The Commission wants to

The European Union’s latest plans to boost its future budget have raised the hackles of the moneymen in the City of London. The Commission wants to

Europe

EU Presidency - Poland's dilemma

Poland is promising an injection of optimism into its forthcoming presidency of the EU but that could easier said than done. Internal politics

Poland is promising an injection of optimism into its forthcoming presidency of the EU but that could easier said than done. Internal politics

Europe

Poland's environmental stance attacked

Poland’s position on the environment is drawing criticism from othe EU members. José Bové is a French Green MEP and Chairman of the European

Poland’s position on the environment is drawing criticism from othe EU members. José Bové is a French Green MEP and Chairman of the European

News

Sharapova to face Kvitova in Wimbledon final

Maria Sharapova remains on track for her first Grand Slam title in three years after reaching the final of Wimbledon on Thursday. The Russian fifth

Maria Sharapova remains on track for her first Grand Slam title in three years after reaching the final of Wimbledon on Thursday. The Russian fifth

News

Second austerity bill approved by Greek MPs

A second austerity bill has been passed in the Greek parliament, as opponents continue to protest outside. The result means the IMF and the

A second austerity bill has been passed in the Greek parliament, as opponents continue to protest outside. The result means the IMF and the

Business

Euro zone interest rate rise certain for July

The European Central Bank has signalled it will raise interest rates again next week as the latest data showed inflation in June stabilised but was

The European Central Bank has signalled it will raise interest rates again next week as the latest data showed inflation in June stabilised but was

Culture

Beer and macaroons - taste of a royal wedding.

Monaco’s royal wedding is also a business opportunity for the tiny principality with 200,000 visitors expected. There are officially approved

Monaco’s royal wedding is also a business opportunity for the tiny principality with 200,000 visitors expected. There are officially approved

News

Solidarity protest gets mild support in Warsaw

Several thousand people gathered in the centre of Warsaw as trade union Solidarity protested against the government’s social policy. The marchers

Several thousand people gathered in the centre of Warsaw as trade union Solidarity protested against the government’s social policy. The marchers

News

Israel accused of sabotaging Gaza flotilla boat

An Irish motor launch due to take part in the Gaza peace flotilla has, according to its Irish sponsors, been sabotaged while in dock in Turkey

An Irish motor launch due to take part in the Gaza peace flotilla has, according to its Irish sponsors, been sabotaged while in dock in Turkey

News

Sarkozy in scuffle on walkabout

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, on a meet-the-people visit in the south-west of France, has been manhandled by a member of the public. The

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, on a meet-the-people visit in the south-west of France, has been manhandled by a member of the public. The

News

Annecy 2018: the final lap

Annecy is the French candidate bidding to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Alpine town’s proposal centres around two lead

Annecy is the French candidate bidding to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Alpine town’s proposal centres around two lead

News

Munich 2018: the final lap

Despite South Korea’s Pyeongchang being viewed by many as the hot favourite to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, Munich’s bid has steadily made ground

Despite South Korea’s Pyeongchang being viewed by many as the hot favourite to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, Munich’s bid has steadily made ground

Europe

EU workers' unions: Commission's proposal 'quite unacceptable'

The EU Commission has finally released the document on public servants regulation. Essentially it means a 5 percent reduction of staff between

The EU Commission has finally released the document on public servants regulation. Essentially it means a 5 percent reduction of staff between

News

Germany votes 'nein' to nuclear

Germany’s lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly to end the country’s nuclear energy programme by 2022. Politicians from the

Germany’s lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly to end the country’s nuclear energy programme by 2022. Politicians from the

News

Can tourism save the Greek economy?

There is no doubt about the massive potential of the Greek tourism industry, with its ancient sites and popular islands. Many Greeks are hoping

There is no doubt about the massive potential of the Greek tourism industry, with its ancient sites and popular islands. Many Greeks are hoping

Culture

Jean-Michel Jarre Monaco concert: final touches

Last-minute preparations are underway in Monaco ahead of electropop veteran Jean-Michel Jarre’s major concert in honour of Prince Albert and Charlene

Last-minute preparations are underway in Monaco ahead of electropop veteran Jean-Michel Jarre’s major concert in honour of Prince Albert and Charlene

News

Chinese Communism marks 90 years

China’s Communist Party is celebrating its 90th birthday on Friday, even if it was born at a meeting of 12 intellectuals in Shanghai at the end of

China’s Communist Party is celebrating its 90th birthday on Friday, even if it was born at a meeting of 12 intellectuals in Shanghai at the end of

Science_technology

Womb transplant to go ahead in Sweden

A team of surgeons in Sweden is hoping to perform the first successful womb transplant. The highly complex procedure, planned for next spring, will

A team of surgeons in Sweden is hoping to perform the first successful womb transplant. The highly complex procedure, planned for next spring, will

Culture

Canadian film to set fire to UK screens

“Incendies” is the story of a twin brother and sister who find out upon their mother’s death that their father is still alive and that they have a

“Incendies” is the story of a twin brother and sister who find out upon their mother’s death that their father is still alive and that they have a

Culture

Pakistani drummer creates trance at Roskilde

Northern Europe’s largest music and culture event, the Roskilde festival, has opened in Denmark. Among this year’s 180 acts are the Sain brothers

Northern Europe’s largest music and culture event, the Roskilde festival, has opened in Denmark. Among this year’s 180 acts are the Sain brothers

Business

Italy heads for tough austerity plan

Italy is moving ahead with 47 billion euros of austerity cuts. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti have

Italy is moving ahead with 47 billion euros of austerity cuts. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti have

News

UN tribunal seeks arrests over Lebanon Hariri killing

A UN-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri issued arrest warrants on Thursday against

A UN-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri issued arrest warrants on Thursday against

Nocomment

Taponier and Ghesquière back in France

Two French journalists from France 3 who were held hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan for a year and a half were freed after months of

Two French journalists from France 3 who were held hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan for a year and a half were freed after months of

Business

Lloyds revival plan includes 15,000 job cuts

British bank Lloyds is to cut 15,000 jobs and will halve its international operations to fewer than 15 countries. New Chief Executive Antonio

British bank Lloyds is to cut 15,000 jobs and will halve its international operations to fewer than 15 countries. New Chief Executive Antonio

Business

Turkish growth triggers overheating fears

Turkey’s economy soared by 11 percent in the first quarter of 2011 from the same period last year, leading to worries that it is overheating and the

Turkey’s economy soared by 11 percent in the first quarter of 2011 from the same period last year, leading to worries that it is overheating and the

News

Strikers march in London against pension reforms

London has filled with thousands of striking teachers and civil servants marching in protest at pension reforms. It is day one of a 48-hour strike

London has filled with thousands of striking teachers and civil servants marching in protest at pension reforms. It is day one of a 48-hour strike

Business

Gazprom looks east

Gazprom says it will keep deliveries to Europe steady even as Asian customers start taking significant amounts of gas. Alexei Miller, the chief

Gazprom says it will keep deliveries to Europe steady even as Asian customers start taking significant amounts of gas. Alexei Miller, the chief

Culture

Bonus: Yo-Yo Ma

Here are a few more excerpts from our interview with the world renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma, where he talks more about the Silk Road project, his

Here are a few more excerpts from our interview with the world renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma, where he talks more about the Silk Road project, his