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2012-05-16

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Cabinet positions announced for new France government

The members of the new French cabinet have been named. Appointments include Laurent Fabius taking up the position of foreign minister. He is the

The members of the new French cabinet have been named. Appointments include Laurent Fabius taking up the position of foreign minister. He is the

Business

Auf Wiedersehen Athens?

As the German and French leaders met to discuss how to keep Greece in the eurozone some Germans seem indifferent to its fate. A recent opinion

As the German and French leaders met to discuss how to keep Greece in the eurozone some Germans seem indifferent to its fate. A recent opinion

Sport

Rio Ferdinand out of Euro 2012

Manchester united defender Rio Ferdinand was the highest-profile casualty on Wednesday as England boss Roy Hodgson unveiled his squad for Euro

Manchester united defender Rio Ferdinand was the highest-profile casualty on Wednesday as England boss Roy Hodgson unveiled his squad for Euro

News

Germany environment minister casualty of election failure

German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen has waved goodbye to his portfolio. It is believed he is taking the bullet for the historic defeat of

German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen has waved goodbye to his portfolio. It is believed he is taking the bullet for the historic defeat of

Business

Richemont defies the crisis

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont saw its shares jump after posting better than expected full-year earnings. The company, with brands including

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont saw its shares jump after posting better than expected full-year earnings. The company, with brands including

Culture

Blind Mali duo turn off lights on Europe tour

Folila is the name of Amadou and Mariam’s latest album. These two blind singers from Mali recently appeared at the Cirque Royale in Brussels. The

Folila is the name of Amadou and Mariam’s latest album. These two blind singers from Mali recently appeared at the Cirque Royale in Brussels. The

News

Spain government rejects ETA request for talks

The Spanish government has refused to hold talks with Basque separatist group ETA. The militant organisation, which has been blamed for 829 deaths

The Spanish government has refused to hold talks with Basque separatist group ETA. The militant organisation, which has been blamed for 829 deaths

News

Hollande-Merkel meeting leaves debate on growth raging

Politicians and analysts have been giving their reactions to yesterday’s first meeting between Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande in Berlin

Politicians and analysts have been giving their reactions to yesterday’s first meeting between Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande in Berlin

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Olympic torch relay in Serres

Five days after kicking off the countdown to this summer’s London Olympics with the lighting of the Games’ torch by the sun’s rays in ancient

Five days after kicking off the countdown to this summer’s London Olympics with the lighting of the Games’ torch by the sun’s rays in ancient

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Cannes Film Festival preparations

Last minute preparations were underway on Wednesday May 16 in Cannes before the official kick off of the 65th Cannes Film Festival.

Last minute preparations were underway on Wednesday May 16 in Cannes before the official kick off of the 65th Cannes Film Festival.

News

Greece in paralysis of uncertainty

Greece has a new election scheduled for 17 June, since none of the parties emerged from the May 6 elections strong enough to form a government or

Greece has a new election scheduled for 17 June, since none of the parties emerged from the May 6 elections strong enough to form a government or

Culture

Powerful plates: the delicious rise of Nordic cuisine

Tracking down the world’s most wonderful food is not an easy task. Paris, Tokyo or New York? Obvious answers. But, for three years on the

Tracking down the world’s most wonderful food is not an easy task. Paris, Tokyo or New York? Obvious answers. But, for three years on the

Culture

Where are the women at Cannes?

Cannes is no stranger to drama – both on screen and off. And while the 65th edition of the film festival opens later, celebrations have been marred

Cannes is no stranger to drama – both on screen and off. And while the 65th edition of the film festival opens later, celebrations have been marred

Business

Glimmer of hope on UK jobs

The number of people in the UK without a job fell at the fastest pace in nearly a year between January and March. The total of unemployed Britons

The number of people in the UK without a job fell at the fastest pace in nearly a year between January and March. The total of unemployed Britons

Business

Facebook boosts IPO size

Facebook on Wednesday increased the size of its initial public offering of shares by 25 percent. The additional shares will be sold by early

Facebook on Wednesday increased the size of its initial public offering of shares by 25 percent. The additional shares will be sold by early

News

Northern League founder Bossi under investigation

Umberto Bossi, founder and former leader of Italy’s Northern League is under investigation in a probe into the misuse of public funds. It is

Umberto Bossi, founder and former leader of Italy’s Northern League is under investigation in a probe into the misuse of public funds. It is

Special_reports

Gifted children

Being gifted has long been equated to being intelligent and having a high IQ. However, many scholars believe that students can also be gifted in the

Being gifted has long been equated to being intelligent and having a high IQ. However, many scholars believe that students can also be gifted in the

News

Timofti denies Russian radar plans for Moldovan border

Three years of political stalemate in Moldova ended in March with the election of President Nicolae Timofti. His republic sits between Romania and

Three years of political stalemate in Moldova ended in March with the election of President Nicolae Timofti. His republic sits between Romania and

News

Algeria elections: final results confirm ruling party win

Final results confirm that Algeria’s ruling party, the National Liberation Front, came out on top in last week’s parliamentary elections. Its

Final results confirm that Algeria’s ruling party, the National Liberation Front, came out on top in last week’s parliamentary elections. Its

News

Greece to hold new general election on June 17

Greece will go to the polls again on June 17, just weeks after a first general election produced stalemate. The announcement follows a meeting of

Greece will go to the polls again on June 17, just weeks after a first general election produced stalemate. The announcement follows a meeting of

News

Public trial on the big screens in Sarajevo

In Sarejevo, in the central square a giant screen showed events from the Hague. Over 11,000 were killed here during the siege, the city pounded daily

In Sarejevo, in the central square a giant screen showed events from the Hague. Over 11,000 were killed here during the siege, the city pounded daily

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Nussbaum wins Asturias Social Sciences prize

For only the second time the Asturias jury has decided to award its 2012 Social Sciences prize to a woman, American philosopher Martha

For only the second time the Asturias jury has decided to award its 2012 Social Sciences prize to a woman, American philosopher Martha

News

France awaits a new cabinet

Government changes continue afoot in France. Outgoing Prime Minister François Fillon left Matignon, the premier’s official residence making way for

Government changes continue afoot in France. Outgoing Prime Minister François Fillon left Matignon, the premier’s official residence making way for

Science_technology

Book or e-book?

Sales of digital books are on the up in Italy. At the 25th edition of the International Book Fair in Turin it was clear that the paper-free book is

Sales of digital books are on the up in Italy. At the 25th edition of the International Book Fair in Turin it was clear that the paper-free book is

News

Anti-Putin protest camp cleared in Moscow

Riot police have moved in to clear anti-Putin demonstrators from a park in the Russian capital Moscow. The protesters had maintained a

Riot police have moved in to clear anti-Putin demonstrators from a park in the Russian capital Moscow. The protesters had maintained a

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Trial of Bosnian Serb General Mladic opens in The Hague

In the Hague the trial of the last of the main protagonists in the Balkan wars of the 1990s has opened. Ratko Mladic, the former Serb army commander

In the Hague the trial of the last of the main protagonists in the Balkan wars of the 1990s has opened. Ratko Mladic, the former Serb army commander

Business

Go green, get growing

The Boutique Hotel Stadthalle in the Austrian capital, Vienna has invested in sustainable resources and saving energy. It has taken advantage of an

The Boutique Hotel Stadthalle in the Austrian capital, Vienna has invested in sustainable resources and saving energy. It has taken advantage of an

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Heavy rainstorms hit China's Jiangxi province

Heavy rainstorms have hit several areas in China this week, including Ruijin in the eastern Jiangxi Province and the southwestern Chongqing

Heavy rainstorms have hit several areas in China this week, including Ruijin in the eastern Jiangxi Province and the southwestern Chongqing

News

Stage set for Cannes film festival

The curtain goes up at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, kicking off 12 days of screenings in the glamourous French riveria resort. Comedy

The curtain goes up at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, kicking off 12 days of screenings in the glamourous French riveria resort. Comedy

Culture

Interview with Michael Bublé

In this interview extras Michael Bublé tells Euronews about the inspiration behind some of his hits, and of his dream of becoming a father.

In this interview extras Michael Bublé tells Euronews about the inspiration behind some of his hits, and of his dream of becoming a father.