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2011-11-11

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Italy 'needs reforms, not elections', says Van Rompuy

Key political figures visited Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday evening, as there was still no formal announcement of his

Key political figures visited Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday evening, as there was still no formal announcement of his

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Spain's gay families' law worries

For insight into an important concern for gay families in Spain, euronews spoke with Mercedes Martorell, an expert in family law, in

For insight into an important concern for gay families in Spain, euronews spoke with Mercedes Martorell, an expert in family law, in

Business

Will Italy break the euro?

The week in business and finance has been largely dominated by Italy. The country’s bond yields have reached new heights, forcing the Rome government

The week in business and finance has been largely dominated by Italy. The country’s bond yields have reached new heights, forcing the Rome government

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Erdogan calls Turkey quake protesters 'provocateurs'

At least 22 people are dead after another earthquake rocked Turkey on Wednesday. Six bodies, including that of a child, were recovered on Friday

At least 22 people are dead after another earthquake rocked Turkey on Wednesday. Six bodies, including that of a child, were recovered on Friday

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Mexico's Interior Minister dies in helicopter crash

The Mexican Interior Minister, Francisco Blake, has been killed in a helicopter crash, according to the government. There are said to be no

The Mexican Interior Minister, Francisco Blake, has been killed in a helicopter crash, according to the government. There are said to be no

Special_reports

Closing the education gender gap

This week’s Learning World gives three perspectives on the educational gender gap that exists in the developing world. Second chance for married

This week’s Learning World gives three perspectives on the educational gender gap that exists in the developing world. Second chance for married

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to challenge tax bill

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei will contest a 1.7 million euro tax bill. Authorities accuse him of tax evasion. Ai says he must put up just

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei will contest a 1.7 million euro tax bill. Authorities accuse him of tax evasion. Ai says he must put up just

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Ambivalence over Berlusconi replacement in Italy

The first-stage passing of a new financial stability law is a big step towards Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s departure. The

The first-stage passing of a new financial stability law is a big step towards Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s departure. The

Special_reports

Reporter: Basque country after ETA

The announcement of the final abandonment of armed struggle by ETA, was received with a mixture of scepticism and hope in the Basque region. For

The announcement of the final abandonment of armed struggle by ETA, was received with a mixture of scepticism and hope in the Basque region. For

Special_reports

Libya after the revolution...

Since the death of Colonel Gaddafi, there have been scenes in Tripoli which would have been unthinkable just a few months ago. His Bab al Aziziya

Since the death of Colonel Gaddafi, there have been scenes in Tripoli which would have been unthinkable just a few months ago. His Bab al Aziziya

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Ukraine's Tymoshenko charged with tax evasion

KIEV, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, already sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of office, has been

KIEV, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, already sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of office, has been

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Killer of Ugandan gay activist jailed for 30 years

KAMPALA, Nov 11 (Reuters) – A man who confessed to murdering a Ugandan gay activist by beating him with a hammer has been sentenced to 30 years in

KAMPALA, Nov 11 (Reuters) – A man who confessed to murdering a Ugandan gay activist by beating him with a hammer has been sentenced to 30 years in

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Protesters attack police on Polish independence day

Dozens of protesters attacked police in Warsaw during Poland’s independence day celebrations on Friday. A spokesman for Warsaw police said 100

Dozens of protesters attacked police in Warsaw during Poland’s independence day celebrations on Friday. A spokesman for Warsaw police said 100

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S&P's France blooper angers Paris and Brussels

The French government and the European Commission are demanding a full investigation into how the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s mistakenly

The French government and the European Commission are demanding a full investigation into how the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s mistakenly

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Papademos sworn in as new Greek prime minister

Lucas Papademos has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister after a week of political turmoil and wrangling. The former European Central Bank

Lucas Papademos has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister after a week of political turmoil and wrangling. The former European Central Bank

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Lest we forget: remembering the fallen

Ceremonies have been held across Europe and around the world to remember soldiers who have died in the line of duty. The tradition dates back to

Ceremonies have been held across Europe and around the world to remember soldiers who have died in the line of duty. The tradition dates back to

Culture

Inside the mind of René Magritte.

More than 200 artworks from private and public collections all over Europe, North America and Japan have arrived at the Albertina in Vienna, for a

More than 200 artworks from private and public collections all over Europe, North America and Japan have arrived at the Albertina in Vienna, for a

Culture

Macedonian film sparks anger in Bulgaria

A new Macedonian film is causing controversy in Bulgaria. ‘Third half time’ is set against the backdrop of the World War II, during a period when the

A new Macedonian film is causing controversy in Bulgaria. ‘Third half time’ is set against the backdrop of the World War II, during a period when the

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Austerity and a new leader beckon for Italy

The man widely tipped to be the next Prime Minister of Italy received a warm welcome on his first day in the country’s Senate. Following his

The man widely tipped to be the next Prime Minister of Italy received a warm welcome on his first day in the country’s Senate. Following his

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Improved Fukushima lets the cameras in

The company behind Japan’s notorious Fukushima nuclear power plant has invited the cameras in. It is all part of a move to improve the plant’s

The company behind Japan’s notorious Fukushima nuclear power plant has invited the cameras in. It is all part of a move to improve the plant’s

Business

Spanish economy stagnates

Spain’s economy stopped growing in the third quarter. The latest government figures show no increase in gross domestic product from the previous

Spain’s economy stopped growing in the third quarter. The latest government figures show no increase in gross domestic product from the previous

Business

BP wins Russian TNK-BP court cases

A court in Siberia has thrown out two huge lawsuits against BP. The decision is a key victory for the oil company in the legal battles surrounding

A court in Siberia has thrown out two huge lawsuits against BP. The decision is a key victory for the oil company in the legal battles surrounding

Science_technology

Euronews talks to DAS Managing Director

Euronews: “Two weeks after the Dubai Airshow it will be the 40th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). How is the Dubai Airshow affected by

Euronews: “Two weeks after the Dubai Airshow it will be the 40th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). How is the Dubai Airshow affected by

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Turkey struggles to find quake survivors

Turkish rescue workers say hopes are fading of finding any more survivors from Wednesday’s earthquake in the eastern city of Van. At least 30

Turkish rescue workers say hopes are fading of finding any more survivors from Wednesday’s earthquake in the eastern city of Van. At least 30

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Greece readies for new government

A “new era”, a “national bet” and a “new page” were just some of the headlines in Greece this morning ahead of Lucas Papademos being officially sworn

A “new era”, a “national bet” and a “new page” were just some of the headlines in Greece this morning ahead of Lucas Papademos being officially sworn

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S&P downgrades France by 'mistake'

France has ordered an investigation into what it called a “shocking” error by Standard and Poor’s. The credit ratings agency said it accidentally

France has ordered an investigation into what it called a “shocking” error by Standard and Poor’s. The credit ratings agency said it accidentally

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Calle 13 on a one-way-street to Grammy success

Puerto Rican hip-hop duo Calle 13 took a record nine awards at the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles – and that despite not getting much

Puerto Rican hip-hop duo Calle 13 took a record nine awards at the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles – and that despite not getting much

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Back in the Day: Colombia's independence heroine is martyred

November 14, 1817 Policarpa Salavarrieta, a spy for revolutionaries in present-day Colombia, is executed by pro-Spanish royalists. Salavarrieta

November 14, 1817 Policarpa Salavarrieta, a spy for revolutionaries in present-day Colombia, is executed by pro-Spanish royalists. Salavarrieta