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2011-07-02

Culture

Albert and Charlene finish wedding ceremonies

Prince Albert of Monaco and Charelene Wittstock have finished two days of wedding celebrations with a religious marriage ceremony in the

Prince Albert of Monaco and Charelene Wittstock have finished two days of wedding celebrations with a religious marriage ceremony in the

Business

Greek lawmakers back reform - but what is next?

The Greek parliament approved detailed austerity and privatisation bills in a crucial vote to secure emergency funds – and avert imminent bankruptcy

The Greek parliament approved detailed austerity and privatisation bills in a crucial vote to secure emergency funds – and avert imminent bankruptcy

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Philippe Gilbert wins 1st stage of Tour de France

Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert overcame a late surge from Leopard Trek’s Fabian Cancellara to take victory in a crash-ridden opening stage of the Tour de

Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert overcame a late surge from Leopard Trek’s Fabian Cancellara to take victory in a crash-ridden opening stage of the Tour de

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African Union non-committal on Gaddafi's future

The African Union hopes a document it has drawn up on Libya will form a base for negotiations between government and rebels. But it remains

The African Union hopes a document it has drawn up on Libya will form a base for negotiations between government and rebels. But it remains

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Kvitova downs Sharapova to claim Wimbledon title

Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova clinched her maiden Grand Slam title with a convincing 6-3 6-4 win over Russia’s Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon on

Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova clinched her maiden Grand Slam title with a convincing 6-3 6-4 win over Russia’s Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon on

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Captain due in court as flotilla refused permission to sail to Gaza

The captain of the American ship, ‘Audacity of Hope’ will appear in court in Athens on Monday. He was at the helm as his vessel tried to defy the

The captain of the American ship, ‘Audacity of Hope’ will appear in court in Athens on Monday. He was at the helm as his vessel tried to defy the

News

Large 'yes' to Moroccan reforms but opponents cry foul

The constitutional changes proposed by King Mohammed of Morocco have been backed by an overwhelming majority in Friday’s referendum, according to the

The constitutional changes proposed by King Mohammed of Morocco have been backed by an overwhelming majority in Friday’s referendum, according to the

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Speculation mounts on political future for Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s release from house arrest in the United States has heightened speculation about his future. Will he run for the presidency

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s release from house arrest in the United States has heightened speculation about his future. Will he run for the presidency

Culture

Jean-Michel Jarre rocks Monaco for newlyweds

It was an event that fittingly illustrated Monaco’s glamorous image. Their wedding vows over, Prince Albert and his bride Charlene were able to

It was an event that fittingly illustrated Monaco’s glamorous image. Their wedding vows over, Prince Albert and his bride Charlene were able to

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French E.coli death 'not linked' to current outbreak

French health authorities say an elderly patient being treated for E.coli in Bordeaux has died. The 78-year-old woman had spent the past week in

French health authorities say an elderly patient being treated for E.coli in Bordeaux has died. The 78-year-old woman had spent the past week in

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Monaco: Jean Michel Jarre on stage

More than 85,000 people attended Jean Michel Jarre’s concert, which concluded the first day of celebrations for Monaco’s royal wedding.

More than 85,000 people attended Jean Michel Jarre’s concert, which concluded the first day of celebrations for Monaco’s royal wedding.

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Jean Michel Jarre rocks Monaco

The concert given by Jean Michel Jarre for the marriage of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene lit up the sky above Monaco. A bright and

The concert given by Jean Michel Jarre for the marriage of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene lit up the sky above Monaco. A bright and

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Poles look to EU presidency to bring improvements

Poland is beginning its EU presidency acknowledging that the union faces some of its most difficult moments. It wants to use the six-month term at

Poland is beginning its EU presidency acknowledging that the union faces some of its most difficult moments. It wants to use the six-month term at

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Monaco: Jean Michel Jarre concert

The highlight of the first day of the royal wedding in Monaco, the concert by French composer Jean-Michel Jarre attracted a crowd of some 85,000.

The highlight of the first day of the royal wedding in Monaco, the concert by French composer Jean-Michel Jarre attracted a crowd of some 85,000.

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Wedding gala round two in Monaco

Friday was just the aperitif. After the civil wedding which united Albert and Charlene – now officially Prince and Princess of Monaco – comes

Friday was just the aperitif. After the civil wedding which united Albert and Charlene – now officially Prince and Princess of Monaco – comes

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Moroccans back their king's constitutional plans

Initial polling results show Moroccans overwhelming support constitutional changes proposed by their king. The amendments would lead to greater

Initial polling results show Moroccans overwhelming support constitutional changes proposed by their king. The amendments would lead to greater

News

Jean-Michel Jarre rocks Monaco for newlyweds

It was an event that fittingly illustrated Monaco’s glamorous image. Their wedding vows over, Prince Albert and his bride Charlene were able to

It was an event that fittingly illustrated Monaco’s glamorous image. Their wedding vows over, Prince Albert and his bride Charlene were able to

News

Speculation begins on a Strauss-Kahn bounce-back

Talk has already begun of former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn making a political comeback. On Friday, a New York court returned his bail

Talk has already begun of former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn making a political comeback. On Friday, a New York court returned his bail

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Europol gets creative to tackle terrorists

The induction of the new Europol building in The Hague is also a chance to reflect on some of the new challenges of fighting crime. The European

The induction of the new Europol building in The Hague is also a chance to reflect on some of the new challenges of fighting crime. The European

Culture

Monaco hopes for return of old-style glamour

Monaco is hoping the marriage of its Prince will usher in a new age of old-style glamour in the Principality. Albert the Second and Charlene

Monaco is hoping the marriage of its Prince will usher in a new age of old-style glamour in the Principality. Albert the Second and Charlene

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Djokovic to face Nadal in Wimbledon final

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic outclassed France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 4 sets on Friday to reach his first Wimbledon final. However, the 24 year old

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic outclassed France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 4 sets on Friday to reach his first Wimbledon final. However, the 24 year old

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Gaddafi threatens war on Europe

Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi is threatening to take the fighting to Europe. Though he has not actually been seen, a voice recording of Gaddafi was

Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi is threatening to take the fighting to Europe. Though he has not actually been seen, a voice recording of Gaddafi was

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Major break in DSK case

Dominique Strauss Khan had a good day in court on Friday as a New York judge lifted his house arrest. It followed an unscheduled hearing where

Dominique Strauss Khan had a good day in court on Friday as a New York judge lifted his house arrest. It followed an unscheduled hearing where

Europe

Tough challenges ahead for Polish EU presidency

Poland wants to use its six-month EU presidency – which began on July 1 - to strengthen the single market, press ahead with EU enlargement, and sort

Poland wants to use its six-month EU presidency – which began on July 1 - to strengthen the single market, press ahead with EU enlargement, and sort

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Count underway as Morocco awaits

King Mohammed VI of Morocco’s revolutionary constitution has passed its first test, turnout of 60 percent validating the outcome. The count is

King Mohammed VI of Morocco’s revolutionary constitution has passed its first test, turnout of 60 percent validating the outcome. The count is