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2011-08-25

Sport

Sagan powers to stage six triumph

Slovakian Peter Sagan won stage six of the Tour of Spain on Thursday capping off a brilliant final move by his Liquigas team. The days action saw

Slovakian Peter Sagan won stage six of the Tour of Spain on Thursday capping off a brilliant final move by his Liquigas team. The days action saw

Business

Investors undaunted by Jobs' Apple departure

Since Steve Jobs first fell ill, Apple’s fortunes have been tied to his health with many investors seeing his vision as essential to the company’s

Since Steve Jobs first fell ill, Apple’s fortunes have been tied to his health with many investors seeing his vision as essential to the company’s

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Libyan rebels claim unity

Euronews correspondent Jamel Ezzedini has been with rebel factions in various parts of Tripoli. He asked them about how they succeeded in taking the

Euronews correspondent Jamel Ezzedini has been with rebel factions in various parts of Tripoli. He asked them about how they succeeded in taking the

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Pockets of resistance in Tripoli as hunt for Gaddafi goes on

Sporadic fighting is still going on in some neighbourhoods of the Libyan capital Tripoli.   Loyalists are attempting to regain control of parts of

Sporadic fighting is still going on in some neighbourhoods of the Libyan capital Tripoli.   Loyalists are attempting to regain control of parts of

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Indian PM calls for an end to anti-corruption fast

The Indian prime minister has called on an anti-corruption activist to end his hunger-strike after millions of people united behind his

The Indian prime minister has called on an anti-corruption activist to end his hunger-strike after millions of people united behind his

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Back in the Day: meet the Mark I Mini

August 26, 1959. the first Morris Mini-Minor rolls off the production line at a plant in Cowley, England. The British Motor Corporation wanted to

August 26, 1959. the first Morris Mini-Minor rolls off the production line at a plant in Cowley, England. The British Motor Corporation wanted to

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Libyan oil to fuel the revolution's future

As the sun sets on Gaddafi’s regime, behind the scenes moves are afoot to get the country’s oil industry up and running again. It is key for the

As the sun sets on Gaddafi’s regime, behind the scenes moves are afoot to get the country’s oil industry up and running again. It is key for the

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How rosy Apple without Jobs?

Stepping aside, Steve Jobs is confident his company will thrive. His resignation as chief executive of Apple has brought speculation about how well

Stepping aside, Steve Jobs is confident his company will thrive. His resignation as chief executive of Apple has brought speculation about how well

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euronews enters Gaddafi's tunnels

After rebels overran Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound at Bab al-Aziziya earlier this week, euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag has been able to inspect

After rebels overran Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound at Bab al-Aziziya earlier this week, euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag has been able to inspect

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Scattered gun battles continue around Tripoli

Several firefights have broken out in areas of the Libyan capital Tripoli, breaking the apparent calm that had descended on the city.   There was a

Several firefights have broken out in areas of the Libyan capital Tripoli, breaking the apparent calm that had descended on the city.   There was a

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Russian officials search for spacecraft wreckage

Russian emergency workers are searching for the unmanned spacecraft that crashed in Siberia on Wednesday. The accident happened shortly after

Russian emergency workers are searching for the unmanned spacecraft that crashed in Siberia on Wednesday. The accident happened shortly after

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Euronews inside Gaddafi's Tripoli base

There is jubilation among Libyan rebels in the grounds of Colonel Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli. Euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag, who is there

There is jubilation among Libyan rebels in the grounds of Colonel Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli. Euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag, who is there

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Turkey calls for Libyan assets to be released

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has urged the United Nations Security Council to unblock billions of euros in frozen Libyan assets. The

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has urged the United Nations Security Council to unblock billions of euros in frozen Libyan assets. The

Business

Gold loses its lustre

Investors are bailing out of gold and on Thursday it was down around $200 from Tuesday’s record high. They are cashing in their gains and waiting

Investors are bailing out of gold and on Thursday it was down around $200 from Tuesday’s record high. They are cashing in their gains and waiting

Business

Diageo sees glass more than half full

British drinks maker Diageo is upbeat after its results came in better than forecast. In the financial year just ended the world’s biggest spirits

British drinks maker Diageo is upbeat after its results came in better than forecast. In the financial year just ended the world’s biggest spirits

Business

Consumer gloom spreads across Europe

German consumer sentiment has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months. A survey by top market research firm GfK found that despite low unemployment

German consumer sentiment has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months. A survey by top market research firm GfK found that despite low unemployment

Culture

Dame Kiri tends opera's green shoots in Verbier

New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa can boast a career several decades long; among the most beloved voices of the 70s, 80s and 90s, she has performed

New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa can boast a career several decades long; among the most beloved voices of the 70s, 80s and 90s, she has performed

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Tripoli rebels pick up pieces

Tripoli is relatively calm for the first time since the rebels flung their concerted force into dislodging the old guard. The next phase, while

Tripoli is relatively calm for the first time since the rebels flung their concerted force into dislodging the old guard. The next phase, while

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Israeli-Palestinian truce shaky

Palestinian deaths from Israeli air strikes and Palestinian rocket launchings from the Gaza Strip into Israel are threatening the truce which each

Palestinian deaths from Israeli air strikes and Palestinian rocket launchings from the Gaza Strip into Israel are threatening the truce which each

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Hurricane Irene hits Bahamas en route for US

Hurricane Irene has hit the Bahamas and is still headed for the United States’ east coast. The Category 3 hurricane produced winds of up to 185

Hurricane Irene has hit the Bahamas and is still headed for the United States’ east coast. The Category 3 hurricane produced winds of up to 185

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Jobs move bites Apple fans

Around the world, many people have felt personally moved that Steve Jobs has stepped down as the chief executive of Apple Inc. The giant consumer

Around the world, many people have felt personally moved that Steve Jobs has stepped down as the chief executive of Apple Inc. The giant consumer

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Soyuz rocket blast leaves doubts over ISS mission

The future of Russia’s Soyuz rockets could be in doubt after one crashed shortly after lift-off while carrying cargo for the International Space

The future of Russia’s Soyuz rockets could be in doubt after one crashed shortly after lift-off while carrying cargo for the International Space

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Celebrations in Tripoli

Hundreds of Libyan rebels blasted through the green gates of Muammar Gadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli as they killed loyalist troops

Hundreds of Libyan rebels blasted through the green gates of Muammar Gadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli as they killed loyalist troops

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Indian anti-corruption talks collapse

Talks broke down on Thursday between Indian activist Anna Hazare and the Indian government over a new anti-corruption bill. Hazare is protesting

Talks broke down on Thursday between Indian activist Anna Hazare and the Indian government over a new anti-corruption bill. Hazare is protesting

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Gaddafi forces fight on outside Tripoli

Libyan rebels may lay claim to controlling most of the country but where Gaddafi loyalists are still fighting, the confrontations are fierce. In

Libyan rebels may lay claim to controlling most of the country but where Gaddafi loyalists are still fighting, the confrontations are fierce. In

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Rebels seek funds to rebuild Libya

Once the fighting is over, Libya’s rebels need funds to start the mammoth task of rebuilding the country. At a meeting in Doha they called on

Once the fighting is over, Libya’s rebels need funds to start the mammoth task of rebuilding the country. At a meeting in Doha they called on

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Steve Jobs steps down as Apple CEO

Apple’s co-founder and iconic boss Steve Jobs has resigned from the technology giant, ending his 14-year second tenure at the helm of one of the

Apple’s co-founder and iconic boss Steve Jobs has resigned from the technology giant, ending his 14-year second tenure at the helm of one of the

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Libyan Foreign Minister calls for fighting to end

Colonel Gaddafi’s Foreign Minister, Abdelati Obeidi, says the civil war in Libya is virtually over and that if he were in charge he would tell the

Colonel Gaddafi’s Foreign Minister, Abdelati Obeidi, says the civil war in Libya is virtually over and that if he were in charge he would tell the