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2011-10-06

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Putin diving stunt was staged

New facts have emerged about Vladimir Putin’s diving stunt in August. The Russian Prime Minister, who has confirmed he will stand for President was

New facts have emerged about Vladimir Putin’s diving stunt in August. The Russian Prime Minister, who has confirmed he will stand for President was

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One million fake banknotes seized in Poland

A record one million euros in forged banknotes has been seized in Poland. The Central Bureau of Investigation said the find was discovered in a

A record one million euros in forged banknotes has been seized in Poland. The Central Bureau of Investigation said the find was discovered in a

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Kazakhstan suspends Communist Party

In Kazakhstan a court ruling has suspended the activities of the Communist Party for six months. Its leaders claim the action has been taken

In Kazakhstan a court ruling has suspended the activities of the Communist Party for six months. Its leaders claim the action has been taken

Sport

CAS lifts Olympic ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday overturned an Olympic ban on American 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt and in the process cleared

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday overturned an Olympic ban on American 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt and in the process cleared

Business

ECB ups crisis measures as Trichet exits

Ending his eight year term at the helm of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet warned of “intensified” threats to the euro zone

Ending his eight year term at the helm of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet warned of “intensified” threats to the euro zone

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Abbas: 'we won't fall into the trap of extremism'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been in Strasbourg to urge The Council of Europe to back what he called ‘the Palestinian

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been in Strasbourg to urge The Council of Europe to back what he called ‘the Palestinian

Business

Apple without Jobs faces its rivals

The business world is now pondering what impact the death of Apple’s inspirational leader Steve Jobs will have on the technology giant and asking the

The business world is now pondering what impact the death of Apple’s inspirational leader Steve Jobs will have on the technology giant and asking the

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Apple fans mourn death of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of US technology giant Apple, has died at the age of 56. Jobs died at home in Palo Alto, California surrounded by his

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of US technology giant Apple, has died at the age of 56. Jobs died at home in Palo Alto, California surrounded by his

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Steve Jobs, came, saw, conquered

Steve Jobs, the man who made computers simpler, easier, more fun and better looking, was born in 1955 San Francisco, when Eisenhower was president

Steve Jobs, the man who made computers simpler, easier, more fun and better looking, was born in 1955 San Francisco, when Eisenhower was president

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From coast to coast people pay tribute to Steve Jobs

Flowers were laid at the Apple HQ in New York and at stores coast to coast in the home country of the designer who transformed the daily lives of

Flowers were laid at the Apple HQ in New York and at stores coast to coast in the home country of the designer who transformed the daily lives of

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Poland votes: will Tusk beat Kaczynski on Sunday?

If Donald Tusk wins this Sunday’s elections it will be a first for Poland since the fall of Communism there in 1989. The prime minister’s job is up

If Donald Tusk wins this Sunday’s elections it will be a first for Poland since the fall of Communism there in 1989. The prime minister’s job is up

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Techies pay tribute to Jobs

The death of Steve Jobs has provoked a deluge of tributes. World leaders have made specially dedicated announcements, the media have made his death

The death of Steve Jobs has provoked a deluge of tributes. World leaders have made specially dedicated announcements, the media have made his death

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Sweden's most famous living poet wins Nobel prize

The Nobel Prize for Literature has come home to Sweden for the first time in nearly four decades. Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer won this year’s

The Nobel Prize for Literature has come home to Sweden for the first time in nearly four decades. Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer won this year’s

Culture

All for one: Three Musketeers fight in 3D

The Three Musketeers are back on the big screen – this time in 3D – in a swashbuckling adventure based on Alexandre Dumas’ historical novel.

The Three Musketeers are back on the big screen – this time in 3D – in a swashbuckling adventure based on Alexandre Dumas’ historical novel.

Culture

Virtuoso Charlie Siem 'obsessed by the violin'

British violinist Charlie Siem is a fast-rising star in the world of classical music. The 25-year-old has just released his second album and is on

British violinist Charlie Siem is a fast-rising star in the world of classical music. The 25-year-old has just released his second album and is on

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Steve Jobs a 'creative genius': British PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday praised the work of Steve Jobs following the Apple co-founder’s death in California. Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday praised the work of Steve Jobs following the Apple co-founder’s death in California. Cameron

Science_technology

Smart grid could bring in wind and solar power

Experts claim that nearly a third of the electricity produced in Europe does not even get to consumers because of problems and malfunctions in the

Experts claim that nearly a third of the electricity produced in Europe does not even get to consumers because of problems and malfunctions in the

Business

ECB rates unchanged as Trichet bows out

The European Central Bank has held the cost of borrowing unchanged this month, but outgoing president Jean-Claude Trichet prepared the ground for an

The European Central Bank has held the cost of borrowing unchanged this month, but outgoing president Jean-Claude Trichet prepared the ground for an

Business

Belgium anxious over Dexia bill division

Belgium has told France that it is not willing to foot the whole bill for rescuing Dexia. That warning – from Belgian caretaker Prime Minister Yves

Belgium has told France that it is not willing to foot the whole bill for rescuing Dexia. That warning – from Belgian caretaker Prime Minister Yves

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Italy coalition leader sees Berlusconi as an obstacle

The leader of one of Italy’s ruling coalition parties has described Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as a ‘problem’ preventing early elections

The leader of one of Italy’s ruling coalition parties has described Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as a ‘problem’ preventing early elections

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Apple fans mourn Steve Jobs' death

Apple’s co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on October 5, 2011 at the

Apple’s co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on October 5, 2011 at the

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Back in the Day: world's oldest airline gets off the ground

October 7, 1919. KLM, currently the world’s oldest flag-carrier airline, is founded in the Netherlands. Known in English as Dutch Royal Airlines,

October 7, 1919. KLM, currently the world’s oldest flag-carrier airline, is founded in the Netherlands. Known in English as Dutch Royal Airlines,

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Afghans protest against US 'occupation'

Hundreds of Afghans have marched through Kabul in protest against the US military campaign. The demonstration took place head of the 10 year

Hundreds of Afghans have marched through Kabul in protest against the US military campaign. The demonstration took place head of the 10 year

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Chile students end talks, continue strikes

Talks have broken down between striking Chilean students and cabinet ministers after complaints the government was being inflexible. The students

Talks have broken down between striking Chilean students and cabinet ministers after complaints the government was being inflexible. The students

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Swedish poet wins Nobel literature prize

The 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer. The 80-year-old will receive a cash prize of just over one

The 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer. The 80-year-old will receive a cash prize of just over one

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Barroso answers citizens' questions

In an unprecedented half-hour live broadcast on euronews the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has responded to questions

In an unprecedented half-hour live broadcast on euronews the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has responded to questions

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World's largest Lego pumpkin unveiled

In a Halloween display of massive proportions on Los Angeles’ Hollywood Boulevard, Legoland California unveiled an enormous pumpkin constructed

In a Halloween display of massive proportions on Los Angeles’ Hollywood Boulevard, Legoland California unveiled an enormous pumpkin constructed

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Steve Jobs changed the world, says Barroso

European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso paid tribute to Steve Jobs in an interview with euronews’ Alex Taylor on Thursday. “Its a great loss

European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso paid tribute to Steve Jobs in an interview with euronews’ Alex Taylor on Thursday. “Its a great loss

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Hepburn lookalikes celebrate 50 years of Breakfast at Tiffany's

On the 50th anniversary of the Paramount Pictures film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, fans paid homage to Audrey Hepburn by dressing up in her iconic

On the 50th anniversary of the Paramount Pictures film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, fans paid homage to Audrey Hepburn by dressing up in her iconic

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Apple's Steve Jobs dead at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of US technology giant Apple, died at the age of 56 on Wednesday. Jobs passed away at home in Palo Alto, California

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of US technology giant Apple, died at the age of 56 on Wednesday. Jobs passed away at home in Palo Alto, California