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2011-11-15

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World's leading gas producers meet in Doha

Stabilising the natural gas market has been the focus of a summit in the Qatari capital Doha. Members of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

Stabilising the natural gas market has been the focus of a summit in the Qatari capital Doha. Members of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

Sport

Murray meets Djokovic in season end tournament

Novak Djokovic will end his scorching season in which he won three Grand Slams up against Andy Murray in the group stages of the ATP Masters in

Novak Djokovic will end his scorching season in which he won three Grand Slams up against Andy Murray in the group stages of the ATP Masters in

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Italy can overcome crisis, says Monti

Italy’s prime minister-in-waiting Mario Monti says his country can overcome its current crisis as he prepares to present his government to the

Italy’s prime minister-in-waiting Mario Monti says his country can overcome its current crisis as he prepares to present his government to the

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The EU targets rating agencies

The European Commission has stepped up its attack on credit rating agencies. Angered by a spate of downgrades on individual member states, Brussels

The European Commission has stepped up its attack on credit rating agencies. Angered by a spate of downgrades on individual member states, Brussels

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Spain's budget-splitting welfare

Social welfare is the biggest concern of the Spaniards. The worry likely to be the most decisive in the elections is unemployment. Nearly five

Social welfare is the biggest concern of the Spaniards. The worry likely to be the most decisive in the elections is unemployment. Nearly five

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Spanish health system unsustainable

For more about the Spanish welfare state, euronews spoke to Guillem López Casasnovas, an economics professor at Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University

For more about the Spanish welfare state, euronews spoke to Guillem López Casasnovas, an economics professor at Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University

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Government Sachs Europe branch?

Critics in Europe are very uneasy about the new Italian ECB chief, the Greek premier and the prime minister-designate of Italy’s past or present

Critics in Europe are very uneasy about the new Italian ECB chief, the Greek premier and the prime minister-designate of Italy’s past or present

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Occupy Wall Street will fight on

Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement have regrouped, and are vowing to continue their struggle. It comes after protesters were successfully

Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement have regrouped, and are vowing to continue their struggle. It comes after protesters were successfully

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Monti at "finish line" in forming Italy's emergency government

Political sources say Italy’s interim prime minister Mario Monti is now likely to name his cabinet on Wednesday. Business leaders, who have met

Political sources say Italy’s interim prime minister Mario Monti is now likely to name his cabinet on Wednesday. Business leaders, who have met

Business

Anger over Peugeot's French jobs cuts

A union official says PSA Peugeot Citroen is planning to cut 5,000 jobs in its home country — France. That would be more layoffs than previously

A union official says PSA Peugeot Citroen is planning to cut 5,000 jobs in its home country — France. That would be more layoffs than previously

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Ai Weiwei pays bond to fight tax bill

China’s most famous critic, Ai Weiwei, has paid a bond of nearly one million euros as he sets about appealing a huge tax demand. The dissident

China’s most famous critic, Ai Weiwei, has paid a bond of nearly one million euros as he sets about appealing a huge tax demand. The dissident

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Lebanese politicians trade punches in Syria spat

Rival Lebanese politicians have exchanged blows on live TV after a heated discussion on the crisis in neighbouring Syria. Fayez Shukr of the Baath

Rival Lebanese politicians have exchanged blows on live TV after a heated discussion on the crisis in neighbouring Syria. Fayez Shukr of the Baath

Business

Peugeot to cut 5,000 jobs in France

A union official says PSA Peugeot Citroen is planning to cut 5,000 jobs in its home country — France. That would be more layoffs than it had

A union official says PSA Peugeot Citroen is planning to cut 5,000 jobs in its home country — France. That would be more layoffs than it had

Business

Finmeccanica results warning

Finmeccanica has lowered its full-year earnings forecast and is anticipating a loss of around 200 million euros before interest and taxes

Finmeccanica has lowered its full-year earnings forecast and is anticipating a loss of around 200 million euros before interest and taxes

Business

Little Q3 growth in euro zone

The euro zone economy barely grew in the third quarter of this year with GDP expanding by just 0.2 percent from the previous three month

The euro zone economy barely grew in the third quarter of this year with GDP expanding by just 0.2 percent from the previous three month

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France under threat from euro debt crisis? 

As Europe’s debt crisis worsens, the question is being asked: could it engulf France, the euro zone’s second largest economy?   Even as Paris rushes

As Europe’s debt crisis worsens, the question is being asked: could it engulf France, the euro zone’s second largest economy?   Even as Paris rushes

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Norway bomb suspects plead not guilty

Three men accused of a bomb plot in Norway have pleaded not guilty. The trio, all Norwegian citizens, who have suspected ties to al-Qaeda, are

Three men accused of a bomb plot in Norway have pleaded not guilty. The trio, all Norwegian citizens, who have suspected ties to al-Qaeda, are

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Former Moscow Mayor in fraud investigation

The former Mayor of Moscow, Yury Luzkhov is being questioned over an alleged fraud involving the bank of Moscow. But his lawyer has stressed that

The former Mayor of Moscow, Yury Luzkhov is being questioned over an alleged fraud involving the bank of Moscow. But his lawyer has stressed that

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WWF: Orangutan protest in Warsaw

Conservationists have been hanging out in Poland to highlight the issue of deforestation. Members of the World Wildlife Fund dressed as orangutans

Conservationists have been hanging out in Poland to highlight the issue of deforestation. Members of the World Wildlife Fund dressed as orangutans

Culture

Twihard fans camp out for Breaking Dawn premiere

Breaking Dawn, the penultimate episode in the hugely-successful Twilight saga, has just premiered in the US. So-called Twihard fans camped out for

Breaking Dawn, the penultimate episode in the hugely-successful Twilight saga, has just premiered in the US. So-called Twihard fans camped out for

Culture

In the footsteps of Fernando Botero

A city best known as the home of one of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, Medellin in Colombia is also the birthplace of artist Fernando

A city best known as the home of one of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, Medellin in Colombia is also the birthplace of artist Fernando

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The challenge of economic reform in Italy

Reviving a flagging economy should be the top priority for the new Italian government, according to one Rome business owner. Loredana Pompei has

Reviving a flagging economy should be the top priority for the new Italian government, according to one Rome business owner. Loredana Pompei has

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Back in the Day: the conception of the Acid Generation

November 16, 1938 Swiss chemists Arthur Stoll and Albert Hoffman become the first scientists to synthesize LSD, the highly hallucinogenic drug that

November 16, 1938 Swiss chemists Arthur Stoll and Albert Hoffman become the first scientists to synthesize LSD, the highly hallucinogenic drug that

Science_technology

The cutting edge of art

What happens when art and technology come together? Digital Life 2 attempts to answer this question with an exhibition in Rome showing just what can

What happens when art and technology come together? Digital Life 2 attempts to answer this question with an exhibition in Rome showing just what can

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Monti's new government in Italy receives cautious backing

The race to assemble a new government in Italy continues. Prime Minister designate Mario Monti has received assurances his administration will be

The race to assemble a new government in Italy continues. Prime Minister designate Mario Monti has received assurances his administration will be

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Syrian opposition urges end to Russian support for Assad

The opposition Syrian National Council on Tuesday called on Russia to withdraw its support for President Bashar Assad. Delegates from the umbrella

The opposition Syrian National Council on Tuesday called on Russia to withdraw its support for President Bashar Assad. Delegates from the umbrella

Science_technology

The threat of antibiotic resistance

Retired teacher Lill-Karin Skaret counts herself lucky, after having a close call with a bacterium resistant to many antibiotics. The Norwegian

Retired teacher Lill-Karin Skaret counts herself lucky, after having a close call with a bacterium resistant to many antibiotics. The Norwegian

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Spanish 15-M movement demands

To learn more about the 15-M movement, euronews spoke to Chema Ruiz. Beatriz Beiras, euronews: Mr Ruiz, you’re a lawyer helping people having

To learn more about the 15-M movement, euronews spoke to Chema Ruiz. Beatriz Beiras, euronews: Mr Ruiz, you’re a lawyer helping people having

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Protesters cleared from Wall Street

Police have moved in and cleared a protest site in New York’s financial district. The members of Occupy Wall Street had been camped there since

Police have moved in and cleared a protest site in New York’s financial district. The members of Occupy Wall Street had been camped there since

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Greece: how much difference will Papademos make?

With headlines such as “White Collar Executioner” and “Carbon Copy of the Past”, the Greek press has not given the warmest of welcomes to new prime

With headlines such as “White Collar Executioner” and “Carbon Copy of the Past”, the Greek press has not given the warmest of welcomes to new prime