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2011-11-24

Sport

Dakar Rally 2012

Competitors heading for next year’s Dakar Rally through South America were preparing their vehicles at the port of Le Havre in France on Wednesday

Competitors heading for next year’s Dakar Rally through South America were preparing their vehicles at the port of Le Havre in France on Wednesday

News

Strike and downgrade deepen Portugal's woes

A general strike and a credit rating downgrade dealt a double blow to Portugal, as the country struggles to overcome its debt problems

A general strike and a credit rating downgrade dealt a double blow to Portugal, as the country struggles to overcome its debt problems

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EU treaties set to change

Boosting confidence in the euro and reforming EU treaties to improve governance of the 17 nation eurozone is the aim of France, Germany and Italy

Boosting confidence in the euro and reforming EU treaties to improve governance of the 17 nation eurozone is the aim of France, Germany and Italy

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Saleh resignation fails to pacify Yemen

The announcement that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is to step down has failed to quell unrest in the country. At least five people have been

The announcement that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is to step down has failed to quell unrest in the country. At least five people have been

News

Cairo protests: a view from the streets

Euronews has been on the streets of Cairo to hear a mix of opinions from Egyptians. Our correspondent Valerie Gauriat spoke with local people get

Euronews has been on the streets of Cairo to hear a mix of opinions from Egyptians. Our correspondent Valerie Gauriat spoke with local people get

Sport

Contador must wait to learn fate

The Court of Arbitration for Sport completed a four-day hearing into Alberto Contador’s doping case on Thursday which could result in the three-times

The Court of Arbitration for Sport completed a four-day hearing into Alberto Contador’s doping case on Thursday which could result in the three-times

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Same sex marriages set to get the go ahead in Denmark

Legislation to allow same sex marriages is set to be introduced in Denmark. A minister in the country’s coalition government has confirmed the law

Legislation to allow same sex marriages is set to be introduced in Denmark. A minister in the country’s coalition government has confirmed the law

Culture

With "Hugo" Martin Scorsese goes 3D

Martin Scorsese’s new film Hugo, is in 3D. It is about an orphan boy called Hugo Cabret is a boy who has ended up as an orphan living secretly in a

Martin Scorsese’s new film Hugo, is in 3D. It is about an orphan boy called Hugo Cabret is a boy who has ended up as an orphan living secretly in a

Culture

Jay Jay Johanson in Lyon

Euronews caught up with Swedish singer songwriter, Jay Jay Johanson, at his recent concert in Lyon, France. He told our cultural reporter

Euronews caught up with Swedish singer songwriter, Jay Jay Johanson, at his recent concert in Lyon, France. He told our cultural reporter

Culture

Disney in ice

In Bruge, in Belgium, international artists are putting the finishing touches to a series of ice sculptures, and all of them are Disney characters

In Bruge, in Belgium, international artists are putting the finishing touches to a series of ice sculptures, and all of them are Disney characters

Business

No US deal for Deutsche Telekom?

US and German telecoms giants AT&T and T-Mobile are bracing themsleves for the possibility their near- 30 billion euro deal in the USA will bite the

US and German telecoms giants AT&T and T-Mobile are bracing themsleves for the possibility their near- 30 billion euro deal in the USA will bite the

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Palestinian factions aim to end rivalry

Hamas and Fatah, the main rival Palestinian factions, said on Thursday that they have made significant progress on power-sharing. But there was no

Hamas and Fatah, the main rival Palestinian factions, said on Thursday that they have made significant progress on power-sharing. But there was no

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Arab League imposes deadline on Syria

The crackdown in Syria, its reported has not eased despite the imminent threat of sanctions from the Arab League. One amateur video which has not

The crackdown in Syria, its reported has not eased despite the imminent threat of sanctions from the Arab League. One amateur video which has not

Business

Strong yen sends Toyota to Europe

Toyota will build its next generation of Auris compacts in Europe. With a strong yen hurting the Japanese carmaker’s exports it says investing in

Toyota will build its next generation of Auris compacts in Europe. With a strong yen hurting the Japanese carmaker’s exports it says investing in

Europe

Sakharov Prize honours Arab activists

This year’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought has gone to five activists from North Africa and the Middle East for their role in the Arab Spring

This year’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought has gone to five activists from North Africa and the Middle East for their role in the Arab Spring

Europe

Europe and separatism

Josep, in Catalonia, asks: “According most of surveys, independentism is growing up in some stateless nations of the EU, like Scotland, Catalonia

Josep, in Catalonia, asks: “According most of surveys, independentism is growing up in some stateless nations of the EU, like Scotland, Catalonia

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No delay to elections, say Egypt's military rulers

Egypt’s military council insists parliamentary elections will go ahead on Monday despite a recent police crackdown on protesters that has left at

Egypt’s military council insists parliamentary elections will go ahead on Monday despite a recent police crackdown on protesters that has left at

Nocomment

Soldiers celebrate Thanksgiving in Iraq

U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan celebrate America’s annual Thanksgiving holiday with a meal which traditionally includes turkey and cake.

U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan celebrate America’s annual Thanksgiving holiday with a meal which traditionally includes turkey and cake.

Business

Germany faces more pressure to back eurobonds

Germany’s failed bond auction on Wednesday may lead to movement from Berlin on the subject of Eurobonds when France’s Nicolas Sarkozy meets Angela

Germany’s failed bond auction on Wednesday may lead to movement from Berlin on the subject of Eurobonds when France’s Nicolas Sarkozy meets Angela

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Troops injured in Kosovo clashes

21 soldiers are reported injured in overnight clashes between NATO forces and Serbs in northern Kosovo. Troops fired tear gas and gunfire was heard

21 soldiers are reported injured in overnight clashes between NATO forces and Serbs in northern Kosovo. Troops fired tear gas and gunfire was heard

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Germany tries to head off nuclear waste protests

Anti-nuclear activists are getting mobilised in Germany as authorities prepare to receive a consignment of nuclear waste from France. Some 200-300

Anti-nuclear activists are getting mobilised in Germany as authorities prepare to receive a consignment of nuclear waste from France. Some 200-300

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EU leaders want improved eurozone governance

Italy’s Mario Monti hosted his first meeting with France’s Nicolas Sarkhozy and Germany’s Angela Merkel to discuss his country’s economic crisis and

Italy’s Mario Monti hosted his first meeting with France’s Nicolas Sarkhozy and Germany’s Angela Merkel to discuss his country’s economic crisis and

Business

Portugese bonds reach junk status

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Portugal’s long term foreign and local currency bonds to BB+ from triple-B, from investment grade to junk. Short term

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Portugal’s long term foreign and local currency bonds to BB+ from triple-B, from investment grade to junk. Short term

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Back in the Day: The Mousetrap begins its astonishing theatre run

November 25, 1952 The Mousetrap, a murder-mystery play written by Agatha Christie, begins its incredible record-breaking theatre run at the New

November 25, 1952 The Mousetrap, a murder-mystery play written by Agatha Christie, begins its incredible record-breaking theatre run at the New

Business

Woodford to help with Olympus prosecution

The British former boss of Olympus Corp. Michael Woodford has met with Japanese police and prosecutors, the first time he has been back in Japan

The British former boss of Olympus Corp. Michael Woodford has met with Japanese police and prosecutors, the first time he has been back in Japan

Science_technology

Life in the Dead Sea

The deepest point on the surface of Earth is the Dead Sea in Israel. Now a joint Israeli-German team of scientists has found several freshwater

The deepest point on the surface of Earth is the Dead Sea in Israel. Now a joint Israeli-German team of scientists has found several freshwater

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New taxes spark more riots in Greece

Workers at Greece’s biggest power company, PPC, have clashed with riot police as they protested against a new property tax in Athens.   Members of

Workers at Greece’s biggest power company, PPC, have clashed with riot police as they protested against a new property tax in Athens.   Members of

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Portuguese unions stage general strike over cuts

Portugal has been hit by its first general strike in twelve months. Many Portuguese workers oppose austerity measures imposed by the country’s new

Portugal has been hit by its first general strike in twelve months. Many Portuguese workers oppose austerity measures imposed by the country’s new

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Yemen protesters 'shot dead' despite president's deal to leave

At least five people are reported to have been killed in Yemen as armed men including security forces opened fire on demonstrators in the capital

At least five people are reported to have been killed in Yemen as armed men including security forces opened fire on demonstrators in the capital

Special_reports

Italy: no country for young people

In Italy, these demonstrators are protesting against what they see as a precarious job future. It is estimated that 8 million Italians, or one

In Italy, these demonstrators are protesting against what they see as a precarious job future. It is estimated that 8 million Italians, or one