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2011-09-16

Business

The Frankfurt Car Show - resisting the crisis

As the euro debt crisis seems to be moving into another economic downturn – some say recession -, the international car industry is putting on an

As the euro debt crisis seems to be moving into another economic downturn – some say recession -, the international car industry is putting on an

Europe

Brussels proposes Schengen shake up

Europe’s border controls could be restored if individual countries persistently fail to protect the bloc’s external frontier. The new curbs unveiled

Europe’s border controls could be restored if individual countries persistently fail to protect the bloc’s external frontier. The new curbs unveiled

News

Strauss-Kahn to give TV interview on Sunday

The French TV channel TF1 has confirmed that Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be interviewed in its primetime news show on Sunday night. The ex

The French TV channel TF1 has confirmed that Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be interviewed in its primetime news show on Sunday night. The ex

News

Yanukovitch wants South Stream through Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Yanukovitch wants the proposed South Stream gas pipeline to pass through his country instead of the Black Sea. He said it would

Ukraine’s President Yanukovitch wants the proposed South Stream gas pipeline to pass through his country instead of the Black Sea. He said it would

Sport

All Blacks crush Japan

World Cup hosts New Zealand produced a stunning display to thump Japan 83-7 in their Pool A clash in Hamilton on Friday. The All Blacks dominated

World Cup hosts New Zealand produced a stunning display to thump Japan 83-7 in their Pool A clash in Hamilton on Friday. The All Blacks dominated

News

Erdogan joins queue of visitors to Libya

For the second day in a row, an international leader gets an enthusiastic welcome in Libya. This time it is the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep

For the second day in a row, an international leader gets an enthusiastic welcome in Libya. This time it is the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep

Business

UBS investment bank faces uncertain future

Has the final nail been driven into the coffin of the investment arm of Swiss Bank UBS following its 1.4 billion euro rogue trading loss? How will

Has the final nail been driven into the coffin of the investment arm of Swiss Bank UBS following its 1.4 billion euro rogue trading loss? How will

Business

Markets steady as ECOFIN meet

As the markets open the focus is on a meeting later on Friday between U.S.Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and European finance ministers, on

As the markets open the focus is on a meeting later on Friday between U.S.Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and European finance ministers, on

News

Ecofin meet on Euro debt hopes

The economic and financial affairs council, Ecofin met in Wroclow in Poland amidst mounting concern over a Greek default, when to release the next

The economic and financial affairs council, Ecofin met in Wroclow in Poland amidst mounting concern over a Greek default, when to release the next

News

German team pick up Cartoon d'Or

The Cartoon d’Or – or golden cartoon – award for best short animation has gone to a German production. The directors – Uwe Heidschotter and

The Cartoon d’Or – or golden cartoon – award for best short animation has gone to a German production. The directors – Uwe Heidschotter and

News

French Socialist contest to dethrone Sarkozy

In running against Nicolas Sarkozy next May, the French Socialists are determined to put their best foot forward to contest the presidency in next

In running against Nicolas Sarkozy next May, the French Socialists are determined to put their best foot forward to contest the presidency in next

News

Welsh mine tragedy as all missing found dead

All four coal miners who were caught in an accident in a South Wales colliery have been found dead.   Despite hopes that a search lasting more than

All four coal miners who were caught in an accident in a South Wales colliery have been found dead.   Despite hopes that a search lasting more than

News

Abbas goes for broke and full Palestinian statehood

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced in Ramallah that he will be demanding full UN statehood for his people at the United Nations

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced in Ramallah that he will be demanding full UN statehood for his people at the United Nations

News

EU flies in staff and supplies at Kosovo flashpoints

The EU mission in Kosovo is having to fly staff and supplies for crossing points on the Serbian border in by helicopter. A spokesman says it is to

The EU mission in Kosovo is having to fly staff and supplies for crossing points on the Serbian border in by helicopter. A spokesman says it is to

News

Ex-Israeli minister: 'We should freeze settlements and negotiate'

The former Israeli minister and peace negotiator Yossi Beilin spoke to euronews about the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. Just

The former Israeli minister and peace negotiator Yossi Beilin spoke to euronews about the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. Just

News

Palestinian statehood: making the case for European support

In September 1993 Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) signed the principles of accord for what was to be the Oslo agreement

In September 1993 Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) signed the principles of accord for what was to be the Oslo agreement

News

Heavy jail term for Basque separatist leader

Spanish judges have handed down a 10-year jail term against the Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi. The 53-year-old, who is already serving a

Spanish judges have handed down a 10-year jail term against the Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi. The 53-year-old, who is already serving a

News

France stages 'world's biggest fashion show'

It is described as the world’s biggest fashion show, and it has kicked off in Paris before spreading its tentacles across the whole of France this

It is described as the world’s biggest fashion show, and it has kicked off in Paris before spreading its tentacles across the whole of France this

News

Double dawn: the planet with two suns

It sounds like something from science-fiction but it is actually space fact. Star-gazers at NASA have discovered a planet with two suns. Researchers

It sounds like something from science-fiction but it is actually space fact. Star-gazers at NASA have discovered a planet with two suns. Researchers

Special_reports

Wading in to protect the 'European Amazon'

Croatia wants to get a grip on its rivers to generate electricity, upgrade inland waterways and protect from flooding with multi-million euro

Croatia wants to get a grip on its rivers to generate electricity, upgrade inland waterways and protect from flooding with multi-million euro

Nocomment

The biggest fashion show ever takes place in Paris

A fashion show in Paris brought together around 5,000 street fashion models. Among them, over 60 brides paraded on the catwalk, breaking the world

A fashion show in Paris brought together around 5,000 street fashion models. Among them, over 60 brides paraded on the catwalk, breaking the world

News

Back in the Day: angry Khrushchev denied visit to Disneyland

September 19, 1959. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev reacts angrily to news that a planned family trip to Disneyland was to be scrapped due to

September 19, 1959. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev reacts angrily to news that a planned family trip to Disneyland was to be scrapped due to

News

All-out effort against pro-Gaddafi loyalists

Libya’s new rulers have launched an all-out effort to finish off the last pockets of pro-Gaddafi resistance. Hundreds of fighters of Libya’s new

Libya’s new rulers have launched an all-out effort to finish off the last pockets of pro-Gaddafi resistance. Hundreds of fighters of Libya’s new

News

Fatal accident at South Wales coal mine

Three coal miners have been found dead after an underground accident in South Wales. A rescue operation is under way to reach one more mine worker

Three coal miners have been found dead after an underground accident in South Wales. A rescue operation is under way to reach one more mine worker

News

Back in the Day: Mexico cries out for independence

September 16, 1810. Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla urges his congregation to rise up against the Spanish and push for independence in a

September 16, 1810. Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla urges his congregation to rise up against the Spanish and push for independence in a

Culture

Le Carré Cold War spy story opens in UK

John Le Carré‘s acclaimed novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy gets the big screen treatment, with Gary Oldman playing Cold War agent George Smiley.

John Le Carré‘s acclaimed novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy gets the big screen treatment, with Gary Oldman playing Cold War agent George Smiley.

Culture

New York: Klein, Jacobs and Kors

Naomi Watts and Uma Thurman for starters; the beautiful people were out in force for Calvin Klein’s spring-summer collection, at the close of New

Naomi Watts and Uma Thurman for starters; the beautiful people were out in force for Calvin Klein’s spring-summer collection, at the close of New

News

Turkish Prime Minister arrives in Libya

Turkey’s Prime Minister is the latest international leader to visit Libya. It is the latest stop for Recep Tayyip Erdogan on what’s been dubbed his

Turkey’s Prime Minister is the latest international leader to visit Libya. It is the latest stop for Recep Tayyip Erdogan on what’s been dubbed his

News

Heavy jail term for Basque separatist leader

Spanish judges have handed down a 10-year jail term against the Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi. The 53-year-old, who is already serving a

Spanish judges have handed down a 10-year jail term against the Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi. The 53-year-old, who is already serving a

News

Danes wake up to a new female leader

Denmark’s first female prime minister faces the tricky task of piecing together a centre-left government for the Scandinavian state, after ten years

Denmark’s first female prime minister faces the tricky task of piecing together a centre-left government for the Scandinavian state, after ten years