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2012-05-24

World

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

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

World

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

World

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

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

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

World

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

Sci-tech

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

World

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

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

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

Sci-tech

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