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2011-11-21

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Actor Hugh Grant accuses British newspaper of phone hacking

Actor Hugh Grant has told an inquiry into UK media ethics that his phone may have been hacked by a tabloid newspaper, not owned by Rupert

Actor Hugh Grant has told an inquiry into UK media ethics that his phone may have been hacked by a tabloid newspaper, not owned by Rupert

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Egypt's cabinet offers to quit after fresh wave of protests

After three days of bloody protests in Cairo against military rule, Egypt’s cabinet has offered to resign. The news came as thousands of people

After three days of bloody protests in Cairo against military rule, Egypt’s cabinet has offered to resign. The news came as thousands of people

Europe

Egypt: bloody unrest flares again

Only days before Egypt is due to hold elections, the country looks to have descended into its biggest crisis since February. While back then the fall

Only days before Egypt is due to hold elections, the country looks to have descended into its biggest crisis since February. While back then the fall

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Belgian government negotiator asks to quit

The man charged with bringing six parties together to form a coalition government in Belgium has handed in his resignation. Elio Di Rupo, leader of

The man charged with bringing six parties together to form a coalition government in Belgium has handed in his resignation. Elio Di Rupo, leader of

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Putin 'booed' at Moscow martial arts event

Boos and jeers are hardly the sort of reception you would expect for Russia’s most popular politician. And Vladimir Putin is not known to have

Boos and jeers are hardly the sort of reception you would expect for Russia’s most popular politician. And Vladimir Putin is not known to have

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France handed financial warning

Moody’s has put France in the economic firing line. The credit rating agency has warned a rise on government debt and weaker growth prospects could

Moody’s has put France in the economic firing line. The credit rating agency has warned a rise on government debt and weaker growth prospects could

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UK severs financial ties with Iran

Britain has announced that it is stepping up its pressure on Iran. New sanctions are being imposed, severing more economic ties with the

Britain has announced that it is stepping up its pressure on Iran. New sanctions are being imposed, severing more economic ties with the

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Basque left electoral gains contrasts Spanish conservative win

In an interview by satellite link with politician Jon Inarritu in the city of San Sebastian in Spain’s Basque region, euronews asked him about the

In an interview by satellite link with politician Jon Inarritu in the city of San Sebastian in Spain’s Basque region, euronews asked him about the

Europe

New Greek premier visits Brussels to fight for aid

Greece’s new Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has repeated that all parties in his unity coalition must give written support to the country’s new

Greece’s new Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has repeated that all parties in his unity coalition must give written support to the country’s new

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Turkish convoy comes under fire in Syria

Two people have been injured, after gunmen opened fire on a convoy of Turkish buses in Syria. The attack happened as the group returned home from

Two people have been injured, after gunmen opened fire on a convoy of Turkish buses in Syria. The attack happened as the group returned home from

Sport

Contador in court battle

The Court of Arbitration for Sport began a four-day hearing in Lausanne on Monday which could result in three-times Tour de France champion Alberto

The Court of Arbitration for Sport began a four-day hearing in Lausanne on Monday which could result in three-times Tour de France champion Alberto

Culture

Woody Allen - American Master

For the first time in his 60-year career, filmmaker Woody Allen has allowed cameras into his extremely private world for a new biographical

For the first time in his 60-year career, filmmaker Woody Allen has allowed cameras into his extremely private world for a new biographical

Culture

Thessalonika shows off Staveris' photos

“A World without Margins” is the title of a retrospective of Spyros Staveris. Thessalonika’s Museum of Photography and the 52nd International Film

“A World without Margins” is the title of a retrospective of Spyros Staveris. Thessalonika’s Museum of Photography and the 52nd International Film

News

Can Spain's new government get more people back to work?

Some people without jobs in Spain are optimistic that their new government will revitalise their prospects by fixing the country’s economic problems

Some people without jobs in Spain are optimistic that their new government will revitalise their prospects by fixing the country’s economic problems

News

Workers on the warpath as Greek PM fights for aid

With the Greek prime minister in Brussels fighting for the aid the country needs to avoid bankruptcy, workers at home have been on the warpath over

With the Greek prime minister in Brussels fighting for the aid the country needs to avoid bankruptcy, workers at home have been on the warpath over

Business

No deal to ease US Budget deficit

In the U.S. a so called ‘super committee’ is set to admit defeat in its bid to come to grips with the country’s debt deficit. The Republican and

In the U.S. a so called ‘super committee’ is set to admit defeat in its bid to come to grips with the country’s debt deficit. The Republican and

Business

Airline dispute set for arbitration

The Australian airline Qantas has failed to reach an agreement in a long running industrial dispute with pilots and ground staff. The airline will

The Australian airline Qantas has failed to reach an agreement in a long running industrial dispute with pilots and ground staff. The airline will

Business

Government U turn as Hungary goes cap in hand to IMF

In Hungary its been confirmed the centre right government wants financial help from the International Monetary Fund. The move is a U turn by

In Hungary its been confirmed the centre right government wants financial help from the International Monetary Fund. The move is a U turn by

Business

Car sales slow in China

China the world’s largest car maker will see growth remain stagnant in the absence of incentives for buyers and the country’s tight credit

China the world’s largest car maker will see growth remain stagnant in the absence of incentives for buyers and the country’s tight credit

News

Death toll over 30 as Cairo clashes continue

A fresh wave of clashes between protesters and security forces in Cairo has left at least 33 people dead, according to reports coming out of the

A fresh wave of clashes between protesters and security forces in Cairo has left at least 33 people dead, according to reports coming out of the

Nocomment

China: eight trapped miners will not be rescued

Rescue efforts was called off in an illegal coalmine in Yunnan Province on Sunday; eight miners are trapped after a gas leak 10 days ago.

Rescue efforts was called off in an illegal coalmine in Yunnan Province on Sunday; eight miners are trapped after a gas leak 10 days ago.

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Basque peace dividend in Madrid

Nationalists in Spain’s autonomous northern Basque region have real reasons to celebrate these elections. The Amaiur left-wing coalition of several

Nationalists in Spain’s autonomous northern Basque region have real reasons to celebrate these elections. The Amaiur left-wing coalition of several

Science_technology

New research offers anorexia relief

Katherine Damazer was at school doing exams when she became anorexic. Previously on holiday with her family in Tibet she caught a virus, became

Katherine Damazer was at school doing exams when she became anorexic. Previously on holiday with her family in Tibet she caught a virus, became

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Back in the Day: who shot J.R.?

November 21, 1980 a worldwide television audience of an estimated 350 million people tune in to find out who shot J.R. Ewing in the US television

November 21, 1980 a worldwide television audience of an estimated 350 million people tune in to find out who shot J.R. Ewing in the US television

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Russia blames the West for violence in Syria

As the fighting and deaths in Syria continue, Russia is accusing western countries of hindering a peaceful resolution. Foreign Minister Sergei

As the fighting and deaths in Syria continue, Russia is accusing western countries of hindering a peaceful resolution. Foreign Minister Sergei

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Back in the Day: JFK shot dead

November 22, 1963 US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is shot while travelling in an open-top motorcade in Dallas, Texas. Half an hour later he was

November 22, 1963 US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is shot while travelling in an open-top motorcade in Dallas, Texas. Half an hour later he was

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UK: phone-hacking 'gave berieved parents false hope'

The parents of a murdered British teenager have been giving evidence to an inquiry in London into the working practices of the UK press. The

The parents of a murdered British teenager have been giving evidence to an inquiry in London into the working practices of the UK press. The

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Turkish pilgrims wounded in Syria bus attack

Two Turkish nationals have been wounded after their convoy of buses were shot at in Syria. Turkey’s NTV reported it had been fired on by Syrian

Two Turkish nationals have been wounded after their convoy of buses were shot at in Syria. Turkey’s NTV reported it had been fired on by Syrian

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Markets indifferent to election result in Spain

An election in Spain with unsurprising results failed to give the market a boost on Monday morning. After a negative opening, the main indices in

An election in Spain with unsurprising results failed to give the market a boost on Monday morning. After a negative opening, the main indices in