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2012-05-28

News

Qatar mall fire kills 19 people

A fire at an upmarket shopping centre in Doha, Qatar, on Monday killed at least 19 people, including 13 children. Four teachers and two

A fire at an upmarket shopping centre in Doha, Qatar, on Monday killed at least 19 people, including 13 children. Four teachers and two

Sport

Euro 2012 Preview: Spain

Having gone from regular underachievers to clear favourites, Spain will once again be the team to beat when the European Championships kick off in

Having gone from regular underachievers to clear favourites, Spain will once again be the team to beat when the European Championships kick off in

Sport

Euro 2012 Preview: Italy

Italy’s football team, notably subdued following yet another match-fixing scandal, left their training ground at Coverciano on Monday to head for a

Italy’s football team, notably subdued following yet another match-fixing scandal, left their training ground at Coverciano on Monday to head for a

Business

Debt hit countries suffer from olive oil price dip

Some of the countries that are struggling most with the eurozone debt crisis – Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy – now find themselves also facing an

Some of the countries that are struggling most with the eurozone debt crisis – Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy – now find themselves also facing an

News

Serbia's Tadic set to become next PM

Outgoing Serbian president Boris Tadic looks to become the country’s next prime minister. Tadic lost his bid for re-election to conservative

Outgoing Serbian president Boris Tadic looks to become the country’s next prime minister. Tadic lost his bid for re-election to conservative

News

Egypt: Mursi and Shafiq in presidential run-off

An Islamist and a former prime minister are through to the run-off of Egypt’s landmark presidential elections. Official results announced on Monday

An Islamist and a former prime minister are through to the run-off of Egypt’s landmark presidential elections. Official results announced on Monday

News

Striking Greek journalists cause news blackout

Greek journalists staged a 24-hour strike on Monday. The walkout stopped all TV and radio broadcasts and halted updates on many internet news

Greek journalists staged a 24-hour strike on Monday. The walkout stopped all TV and radio broadcasts and halted updates on many internet news

Business

Black Monday for Spanish banks

Newly nationalised Bankia saw its share price plunge after asking for an additional 19 billion euros in state aid. With investors doubting the

Newly nationalised Bankia saw its share price plunge after asking for an additional 19 billion euros in state aid. With investors doubting the

News

Cannes not at its best

The men and women of the international media who regularly cover the Cannes Film Festival backed the jury’s choice of “Love” for best picture, but

The men and women of the international media who regularly cover the Cannes Film Festival backed the jury’s choice of “Love” for best picture, but

News

Syria: Annan in Damascus to rescue peace plan

Kofi Annan flew to Damascus to appeal to President Bashar al Assad and try to rescue his faltering peace plan. The UN and Arab league envoy has

Kofi Annan flew to Damascus to appeal to President Bashar al Assad and try to rescue his faltering peace plan. The UN and Arab league envoy has

News

Gaddafi handover delayed in spat over money

The transfer of Saif Gaddafi to the interim government in Tripoli has been delayed again owing to a disagreement over money. The Zintan rebels who

The transfer of Saif Gaddafi to the interim government in Tripoli has been delayed again owing to a disagreement over money. The Zintan rebels who

News

Kenyan capital Nairobi rocked by large explosion

The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been hit by a large explosion, wounding at least 30 people. There were conflicting reports as to what caused the

The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been hit by a large explosion, wounding at least 30 people. There were conflicting reports as to what caused the

News

Larijani re-elected as speaker of Iran's parliament

Ali Larijani has been re-elected as speaker of Iran’s parliament. The 55-year-old is a fierce critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Seen as a

Ali Larijani has been re-elected as speaker of Iran’s parliament. The 55-year-old is a fierce critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Seen as a

News

Russia's Syrian concern

The Syrian government says it had no hand in the Houla atrocity, blaming terrorists. The head of the UN Mission in Syria named no culprit. Western

The Syrian government says it had no hand in the Houla atrocity, blaming terrorists. The head of the UN Mission in Syria named no culprit. Western

News

Egypt: Mursi to face Shafiq in presidential run-off

An Islamist will take on a former prime minister in Egypt’s presidential election run-off, according to state news agency reports. With all appeals

An Islamist will take on a former prime minister in Egypt’s presidential election run-off, according to state news agency reports. With all appeals

Culture

Cannes 2012: a roundup

Austrian director Michael Haneke won this year’s Palme d’Or at The Cannes Film Festival with “Amour”, which tells the tale of an elderly couple

Austrian director Michael Haneke won this year’s Palme d’Or at The Cannes Film Festival with “Amour”, which tells the tale of an elderly couple

Business

Spanish bank bailout plan spooks markets

The Spanish government’s reported plan for rescuing the country’s fourth-largest lender Bankia unsettled the financial markets on Monday. Sources

The Spanish government’s reported plan for rescuing the country’s fourth-largest lender Bankia unsettled the financial markets on Monday. Sources

News

Vatican denies cardinal suspected in leak probe

The Vatican has denied Italian press reports that a cardinal is being suspected of leaking confidential documents to the media. The documents

The Vatican has denied Italian press reports that a cardinal is being suspected of leaking confidential documents to the media. The documents

Culture

Sweden euphoric after Eurovision win

When Loreen, Sweden’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, broke all records during the selection stages, it is fair to say hopes were high – and

When Loreen, Sweden’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, broke all records during the selection stages, it is fair to say hopes were high – and

News

DR Congo rebels 'supported and trained' by Rwanda

The UN has evidence that rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being supported and trained by Rwanda, according to a report in the British

The UN has evidence that rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being supported and trained by Rwanda, according to a report in the British

Culture

Russian Life: Kaliningrad, the Amber City

For this edition of Russian Life, euronews travels to the Kaliningrad exclave. Isolated from the rest of the country, it is the smallest, youngest

For this edition of Russian Life, euronews travels to the Kaliningrad exclave. Isolated from the rest of the country, it is the smallest, youngest

Culture

Traveller's Diary: Kaliningrad

Denis Loktev, Kaliningrad Russia’s Kaliningrad region is believed to hold more than 90 percent of the world’s total amber deposits. This beautiful

Denis Loktev, Kaliningrad Russia’s Kaliningrad region is believed to hold more than 90 percent of the world’s total amber deposits. This beautiful

Business

TNK-BP resignation reveals further rifts

Mikhail Fridman, the head of TNK-BP, Russia’s third largest oil company, has stepped down saying it was for “personal reasons”. Fridman’s

Mikhail Fridman, the head of TNK-BP, Russia’s third largest oil company, has stepped down saying it was for “personal reasons”. Fridman’s

Business

Lloyd's insurers ready for euro collapse

The Lloyd’s of London insurance market has reduced its exposure “as much as possible” to the eurozone in case the bloc’s currency collapses. That

The Lloyd’s of London insurance market has reduced its exposure “as much as possible” to the eurozone in case the bloc’s currency collapses. That

Business

Intesa announces higher profit amid branch cut report

Intesa Sanpaolo, which has more branches than any other bank in Italy, has reportedly told unions it could merge or close nearly one fifth of them to

Intesa Sanpaolo, which has more branches than any other bank in Italy, has reportedly told unions it could merge or close nearly one fifth of them to

Science_technology

Virtual Orchestra

Have you every wondered what it would be like to conduct a full 132-piece orchestra? Well now you can do just that at the London Science Museum’s new

Have you every wondered what it would be like to conduct a full 132-piece orchestra? Well now you can do just that at the London Science Museum’s new

Nocomment

Rolling Thunder at 25

It was the 25th Anniversary of Rolling Thunder, which began as a tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War. In Washington DC, bikers from all over

It was the 25th Anniversary of Rolling Thunder, which began as a tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War. In Washington DC, bikers from all over

Nocomment

Golden Gate Bridge turns 75

Fireworks lit up the San Francisco sky to celebrate the Golden Gate Bridge turning 75.

Fireworks lit up the San Francisco sky to celebrate the Golden Gate Bridge turning 75.

News

Russia and UK united in criticising Syria

Britain and Russia have joined the international condemnation of the latest massacre in Syria, in which over 100 adults and children lost their

Britain and Russia have joined the international condemnation of the latest massacre in Syria, in which over 100 adults and children lost their

News

Eurovision: a night of clear winners and sore losers

There were no surprises at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, either in the result or the reaction to it.   The bookmakers’ favourite, Sweden, won by

There were no surprises at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, either in the result or the reaction to it.   The bookmakers’ favourite, Sweden, won by