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2012-02-03

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Passengers stuck as Hungary's Malev collapses

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded by the demise of Hungary’s debt-ridden national airline. Malev ceased operating after its planes were

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded by the demise of Hungary’s debt-ridden national airline. Malev ceased operating after its planes were

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Poland suspends ratification of treaty

In Poland, Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced that he will freeze the ratification of a multilateral agreement known as ACTA. The premier

In Poland, Prime Minister Donald Tusk has announced that he will freeze the ratification of a multilateral agreement known as ACTA. The premier

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Historical gift to the American people unveiled

A 715 year old copy of Magna Carta is set to go on display in the National Archives in the U.S. after conservation work. It is owned by a

A 715 year old copy of Magna Carta is set to go on display in the National Archives in the U.S. after conservation work. It is owned by a

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Poland suspends ratification of treaty

Poland has suspended the ratification of an international copyright treaty. Prime Minister, Donald Tusk said there would have to be broader

Poland has suspended the ratification of an international copyright treaty. Prime Minister, Donald Tusk said there would have to be broader

Europe

Brussels homeless battle big freeze

It’s cold, very cold in Europe. The number of people who have died over the last few days because of the freezing conditions, especially in central

It’s cold, very cold in Europe. The number of people who have died over the last few days because of the freezing conditions, especially in central

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Egyptian calls for responsibility over football killings

Those in charge in Egypt say the events in the Port Said stadium were a case of fan rivalry taken to extremes. Others have been saying this was

Those in charge in Egypt say the events in the Port Said stadium were a case of fan rivalry taken to extremes. Others have been saying this was

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More than 200 dead in Europe's big chill

At least 220 people have died in the past week throughout Europe, victims of widespread severe winter weather. Worst hit have been Ukraine and

At least 220 people have died in the past week throughout Europe, victims of widespread severe winter weather. Worst hit have been Ukraine and

Business

Greece: reform struggles or death throes?

As angry public service workers protested again outside the Finance Ministry in Athens inside they were still struggling on Friday to come up with a

As angry public service workers protested again outside the Finance Ministry in Athens inside they were still struggling on Friday to come up with a

Business

After Arab uprisings, bleak economic future looms

The restive state of the Arab world after the uprisings of the last 13 months means an uncertain economic future for many countries in MENA, the

The restive state of the Arab world after the uprisings of the last 13 months means an uncertain economic future for many countries in MENA, the

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UK minister quits over speeding offence charges

British Energy Secretary Chris Huhne has resigned after learning he will face criminal charges for allegedly lying to police. His ex-wife Vicky

British Energy Secretary Chris Huhne has resigned after learning he will face criminal charges for allegedly lying to police. His ex-wife Vicky

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Former Obama advisor talks of possible military action in Iran

Iran’s nuclear saga has taken another turn, as the Deputy Director General of the IAEA declared on his return from Iran on Wednesday, that “Iran is

Iran’s nuclear saga has taken another turn, as the Deputy Director General of the IAEA declared on his return from Iran on Wednesday, that “Iran is

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Deadly cold Europe

Shattering Siberian cold rolling over Europe banished what had been a mild winter. Ukraine got the worst of it, the temperature sliding fatally low

Shattering Siberian cold rolling over Europe banished what had been a mild winter. Ukraine got the worst of it, the temperature sliding fatally low

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Street protests spread in Egypt

On the streets of Alexandria, following Friday prayers thousands marched towards a security forces’ base chanting slogans against the country’s

On the streets of Alexandria, following Friday prayers thousands marched towards a security forces’ base chanting slogans against the country’s

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Two die in Cairo street protests - reports

‘Friday of Anger’ is the name given to protests by activist groups following the deaths on Wednesday at a football match in Egypt. That anger burst

‘Friday of Anger’ is the name given to protests by activist groups following the deaths on Wednesday at a football match in Egypt. That anger burst

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Night time cold war for Ukraine's homeless

For the homeless of Ukraine, the polar weather is a matter of life and death. There is some relief from the bitter conditions at government shelters

For the homeless of Ukraine, the polar weather is a matter of life and death. There is some relief from the bitter conditions at government shelters

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Syria: Hama protest to mark massacre is broken up

Syrian forces in Hama are said to have broken up a protest marking 30 years since the massacre in the city by troops loyal to President Assad’s

Syrian forces in Hama are said to have broken up a protest marking 30 years since the massacre in the city by troops loyal to President Assad’s

Business

Another EU summit, same old problems

Some people in the financial community called it ‘the big freeze’ —not a reference to the weather, but the outcome of the latest special EU summit

Some people in the financial community called it ‘the big freeze’ —not a reference to the weather, but the outcome of the latest special EU summit

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UN court rules against Italy's Nazi claims

The UN’s top court ruled on Friday that Germany has immunity from foreign lawsuits by victims of the Nazi regime seeking compensation. The

The UN’s top court ruled on Friday that Germany has immunity from foreign lawsuits by victims of the Nazi regime seeking compensation. The

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Iran warns of retaliation as nuclear tension rises

Iran has sent a satellite into orbit and a message to the world to mark 33 years since its Islamic Revolution. Officially, the satellite will

Iran has sent a satellite into orbit and a message to the world to mark 33 years since its Islamic Revolution. Officially, the satellite will

Business

Solid US job growth for start of 2011

The US economy created jobs at the fastest pace in nine months in January as growth at the back of 2011 carried into the early part of this

The US economy created jobs at the fastest pace in nine months in January as growth at the back of 2011 carried into the early part of this

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Education moves

In this edition of Learning World we look at getting to and from school. In theory, the school run should be affordable and safe but in poor and

In this edition of Learning World we look at getting to and from school. In theory, the school run should be affordable and safe but in poor and

Culture

Madrid fashion: Torretta, Ailanto, Arzuaga and Sarda

On show at fashion week in Madrid, Roberto Torretta’s autumn-winter collection was themed around the ‘retro-future’. Seemingly a contradiction in

On show at fashion week in Madrid, Roberto Torretta’s autumn-winter collection was themed around the ‘retro-future’. Seemingly a contradiction in

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Afghan security funding on NATO agenda

NATO defence ministers have been discussing how to pay for Afghanistan’s security forces once they take over from the alliance in 2014. The

NATO defence ministers have been discussing how to pay for Afghanistan’s security forces once they take over from the alliance in 2014. The

Business

Panasonic joins Sony and Sharp in sea of red ink

Japanese Consumer electronics giant Panasonic has warned it is heading for a record annual net loss of 7.78 billion euros. As with its rivals Sony

Japanese Consumer electronics giant Panasonic has warned it is heading for a record annual net loss of 7.78 billion euros. As with its rivals Sony

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Debt grounds Hungary's Malev

Hungary’s debt ridden state owned airline Malev has ceased operating after running out of money. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the

Hungary’s debt ridden state owned airline Malev has ceased operating after running out of money. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the

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What will you be eating in the future?

Alex Taylor, Euronews presenter: “What are we going to eat tomorrow? To what extent should the EU take a close look at what is on our plates

Alex Taylor, Euronews presenter: “What are we going to eat tomorrow? To what extent should the EU take a close look at what is on our plates

Culture

Clermont Ferrand casts eye over best film shorts

One of Europe’s most important short-film festivals is held every year in the French city of Clermont Ferrand.

One of Europe’s most important short-film festivals is held every year in the French city of Clermont Ferrand.

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Criminal charge forces UK minister to resign

The British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne has resigned after prosecutors decided he will be charged with a criminal offence. It

The British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne has resigned after prosecutors decided he will be charged with a criminal offence. It

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Egypt faces further protests over Port Said deaths

Protesters have gathered for a second day outside Egypt’s interior ministry, two days after the killing of 74 people at a football match between

Protesters have gathered for a second day outside Egypt’s interior ministry, two days after the killing of 74 people at a football match between

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Violent protests after Egypt football tragedy

Protesters besieged Egypt’s Interior Ministry after a night of clashes with police in which 400 people were wounded, according to heath ministry

Protesters besieged Egypt’s Interior Ministry after a night of clashes with police in which 400 people were wounded, according to heath ministry