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2012-05-24

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Tunisia graduates demand jobs

A group of unemployed Tunisian graduates have held a protest to call on the government to do more to create jobs. The demonstration in the capital

A group of unemployed Tunisian graduates have held a protest to call on the government to do more to create jobs. The demonstration in the capital

Sport

EURO2012: Russia

We continue our series of Euro2012 competing nations with Russia. Dick Advocaat’s men were drawn in Group A for the upcoming European Championships

We continue our series of Euro2012 competing nations with Russia. Dick Advocaat’s men were drawn in Group A for the upcoming European Championships

Business

Euro tumbles on German weakness

The euro’s value against the dollar fell on Thursday to its lowest in nearly two years pushed down by a slowdown in economic activity in Europe’s

The euro’s value against the dollar fell on Thursday to its lowest in nearly two years pushed down by a slowdown in economic activity in Europe’s

News

Ashton: Iran has right to nuclear enrichment

Delegates from the five permanent UN Security Council members, (United States, Russia, China, Britain and France) plus Germany, have conceded that

Delegates from the five permanent UN Security Council members, (United States, Russia, China, Britain and France) plus Germany, have conceded that

Business

Deutsche Post delivers a higher share price

Deutsche Post’s ambitious goals seduced investors on Thursday and the share price of Europe’s biggest express delivery and mail company topped all

Deutsche Post’s ambitious goals seduced investors on Thursday and the share price of Europe’s biggest express delivery and mail company topped all

News

Beppe Grillo explains

Comedian Beppe Grillo has shaken up Italian politics, with his 5 Star Movement party (Movimento 5 Stelle) winning local and administrative polls in

Comedian Beppe Grillo has shaken up Italian politics, with his 5 Star Movement party (Movimento 5 Stelle) winning local and administrative polls in

Europe

EU summit: Draghi calls for 'courageous leap'

European leaders ended their informal summit in Brussels with a message of support for Greece and a collective wish the country should remain within

European leaders ended their informal summit in Brussels with a message of support for Greece and a collective wish the country should remain within

News

Amnesty cites UN hypocrisy, EU scapegoating

euronews London correspondent Ali Sheikholeslami spoke to Amnesty International’s secretary-general Salil Shetty about groundshifts taking place in

euronews London correspondent Ali Sheikholeslami spoke to Amnesty International’s secretary-general Salil Shetty about groundshifts taking place in

News

MEPs ramp up pressure on Ukraine over Tymoshenko

MEPs have issued a fourth resolution condemning the Ukrainian leadership over the jailing of the opposition leader. This time they have ramped up the

MEPs have issued a fourth resolution condemning the Ukrainian leadership over the jailing of the opposition leader. This time they have ramped up the

News

Launderette prank goes wrong

Security cameras in New Jersey caught the moment a toddler got taken for a spin. One-year-old Saimeir David was with his babysitter at a

Security cameras in New Jersey caught the moment a toddler got taken for a spin. One-year-old Saimeir David was with his babysitter at a

News

Rome doctors fit baby with 'world's smallest artificial heart'

Doctors in Rome saved the life of a 16-month-old boy by implanting the world’s smallest artificial heart until a donor was found for a

Doctors in Rome saved the life of a 16-month-old boy by implanting the world’s smallest artificial heart until a donor was found for a

News

Breivik will not appeal against verdict

Norwegian killer Anders Breivik, on trial for killing 77 people during a bomb and shooting attack last July, has said he will not launch an appeal if

Norwegian killer Anders Breivik, on trial for killing 77 people during a bomb and shooting attack last July, has said he will not launch an appeal if

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Egypt Coptic Christians fear Islamist presidential win

A large number of Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority are backing presidential front-runner Ahmed Shafiq. The 70-year-old former prime minister

A large number of Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority are backing presidential front-runner Ahmed Shafiq. The 70-year-old former prime minister

Europe

Common culture and European cinema

A quote, commonly ascribed to one of the fathers of the European Union, Jean Monnet said: “If I had to do it again, I would start with culture”. As

A quote, commonly ascribed to one of the fathers of the European Union, Jean Monnet said: “If I had to do it again, I would start with culture”. As

Business

Nissan's electric jobs promise for Spain

It may only be a drop in the vast and deep ocean of Spanish unemployment, but Japanese carmaker Nissan has said it is to create 700 new jobs by

It may only be a drop in the vast and deep ocean of Spanish unemployment, but Japanese carmaker Nissan has said it is to create 700 new jobs by

News

Spanish miners strike to save industry

Spanish miners are on strike amid fears their entire industry is about to go to the wall. About 40 coal mines remain open in Spain, employing some

Spanish miners are on strike amid fears their entire industry is about to go to the wall. About 40 coal mines remain open in Spain, employing some

Culture

Eurovision warms up

The early heats of the Eurovision Song Contest have been held in Azerbaijan, this year’s host country. 18 acts went through the semi-finals with

The early heats of the Eurovision Song Contest have been held in Azerbaijan, this year’s host country. 18 acts went through the semi-finals with

News

Azeri police break up opposition rallies ahead of Eurovision

For Azerbaijan, hosting the glitz and glamour of the Eurovision Song Contest was part of a charm offensive to put the ex-Soviet Republic on the

For Azerbaijan, hosting the glitz and glamour of the Eurovision Song Contest was part of a charm offensive to put the ex-Soviet Republic on the

Business

UK economy in worse state than feared

Britain fell deeper into recession than initially thought in the first quarter of this year due to a slump in construction output. Revised figures

Britain fell deeper into recession than initially thought in the first quarter of this year due to a slump in construction output. Revised figures

Business

Fees setback for MasterCard

Europe’s second-highest court has rejected MasterCard’s challenge to a European Union ban on its cross-border credit and debit card fees. The court

Europe’s second-highest court has rejected MasterCard’s challenge to a European Union ban on its cross-border credit and debit card fees. The court

Business

Air France-KLM talks job cuts with unions

Air France-KLM has started difficult negotiations with its unions over job cuts. The Franco-Dutch airline wants to become more competitive against

Air France-KLM has started difficult negotiations with its unions over job cuts. The Franco-Dutch airline wants to become more competitive against

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Solar Impulse Morocco-bound

A plane fuelled by the sun has begun its first intercontinental flight – from Switzerland to Morocco. The Solar Impulse is attempting a trip of

A plane fuelled by the sun has begun its first intercontinental flight – from Switzerland to Morocco. The Solar Impulse is attempting a trip of

Science_technology

House moving the hard way

One of Zurich’s landmarks, a 122-year-old industrial building called the “Maschinenfabrik Oerlikon” has been literally moved, 60 metres down the

One of Zurich’s landmarks, a 122-year-old industrial building called the “Maschinenfabrik Oerlikon” has been literally moved, 60 metres down the

News

Russian opposition leaders freed

Russian opposition leaders Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov have both been freed after more than two weeks in jail. Both men were arrested for

Russian opposition leaders Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov have both been freed after more than two weeks in jail. Both men were arrested for

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Nuclear talks with Iran falter

An official from the Iranian delegation said on Thursday that world powers are creating a “difficult atmosphere” which is hindering talks over its

An official from the Iranian delegation said on Thursday that world powers are creating a “difficult atmosphere” which is hindering talks over its

Culture

Me and You (Io e Te)

After a 10-year hiatus, Bernardo Bertolucci is back with his new film “Me and You”. The director said that being awarded an Honorary Palme d’Or at

After a 10-year hiatus, Bernardo Bertolucci is back with his new film “Me and You”. The director said that being awarded an Honorary Palme d’Or at

Culture

In Another Country

Isabelle Huppert is in Cannes to promote her new film “In Another Country” which was directed and written by Hong Sangsoo. She plays a trio of

Isabelle Huppert is in Cannes to promote her new film “In Another Country” which was directed and written by Hong Sangsoo. She plays a trio of

Science_technology

Unveiling Venus

It can be called the morning or evening star, depending on where you are or what time it is, but it is anything but a star; in fact it is one of our

It can be called the morning or evening star, depending on where you are or what time it is, but it is anything but a star; in fact it is one of our