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2012-06-04

Business

Recapitalisation of BPI welcomed by markets

It has been announced that struggling Portuguese Bank BPI will be recapitalised. The news was warmly welcomed by investors on Monday in Lisbon

It has been announced that struggling Portuguese Bank BPI will be recapitalised. The news was warmly welcomed by investors on Monday in Lisbon

News

Merkel and Barroso in fiscal union talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel began talks about the issue of closer EU integration with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel began talks about the issue of closer EU integration with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in Berlin

Business

EU edges towards eurobonds and fiscal union

With the ECB continuing to hold back from buying eurozone member’s bonds calls are getting louder, especially in the light of Greece possibly leaving

With the ECB continuing to hold back from buying eurozone member’s bonds calls are getting louder, especially in the light of Greece possibly leaving

News

Russian singer and internet star 'Mr Trololo' dies

Russian singer Eduard Khil, better known as Mr Trololo, has died aged 77.   Khil, a baritone popular in the 1960s and 1970s in the Soviet Union

Russian singer Eduard Khil, better known as Mr Trololo, has died aged 77.   Khil, a baritone popular in the 1960s and 1970s in the Soviet Union

News

'Queen hardly put a foot wrong in 60 years' - Cameron

Queen Elizabeth II, there is no taking it away from her, has got staying power. It is as if she had taken the United Kingdom’s national anthem (the

Queen Elizabeth II, there is no taking it away from her, has got staying power. It is as if she had taken the United Kingdom’s national anthem (the

Culture

Spiritual unity

On the final two day of May thousands of people travelled to the city of Astana. The capital of Kazakhstan became the focus for many in the religious

On the final two day of May thousands of people travelled to the city of Astana. The capital of Kazakhstan became the focus for many in the religious

Culture

Traveller's Diary: Astana

Kazakhstan plays tricks on you. The first sleight of hand is the approach from the air to the capital’s airport in Astana. Peering through the

Kazakhstan plays tricks on you. The first sleight of hand is the approach from the air to the capital’s airport in Astana. Peering through the

News

Kazakhstan rioters jailed after deadly protest

A Kazakhstan court has handed down prison sentences for 13 people accused of taking part in deadly riots last December. Most of the 37 people on

A Kazakhstan court has handed down prison sentences for 13 people accused of taking part in deadly riots last December. Most of the 37 people on

News

The Beacons and the Beatle: Jubilee day three

Beacons have been lit in the farthest flung reaches of the Commonwealth – the first of thousands to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Britain’s

Beacons have been lit in the farthest flung reaches of the Commonwealth – the first of thousands to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Britain’s

Sport

Euro 2012: Final Preparations

Euro 2004 finalists Portugal trained in Lisbon for the last time on Monday before heading off to Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s European

Euro 2004 finalists Portugal trained in Lisbon for the last time on Monday before heading off to Poland and Ukraine for this summer’s European

Europe

France finance minister vows to bring down debt without austerity

France’s new finance minister has promised to stick to the EU’s tough budget targets – but without resorting to austerity. In Brussels to meet the

France’s new finance minister has promised to stick to the EU’s tough budget targets – but without resorting to austerity. In Brussels to meet the

News

Suspected Canadian 'psycho killer' arrested

German police have confirmed they have arrested suspected Canadian murderer Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin. Reports say the 29-year-old porn star

German police have confirmed they have arrested suspected Canadian murderer Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin. Reports say the 29-year-old porn star

Special_reports

Glassblowing, construction and whistling

Some children are learning very special skills, which they hope will help them build a career in the future. Glass-working in Italy, construction in

Some children are learning very special skills, which they hope will help them build a career in the future. Glass-working in Italy, construction in

News

Eastern Europeans convicted as Libya mercenaries

A group of foreign nationals has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for helping former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Nineteen men from Ukraine

A group of foreign nationals has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for helping former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Nineteen men from Ukraine

Culture

Hunger Games and Twilight dominate MTV Movie Awards

Teenagers everywhere were glued to this year’s MTV Movie Awards, hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite celebs. The Twilight Saga: Breaking

Teenagers everywhere were glued to this year’s MTV Movie Awards, hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite celebs. The Twilight Saga: Breaking

Culture

Jeff Koons quirky creations hit Switzerland

If you are planning to visit the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, don’t be alarmed if you bump into ‘Split-Rocker’, a floral revelation courtesy of

If you are planning to visit the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, don’t be alarmed if you bump into ‘Split-Rocker’, a floral revelation courtesy of

Business

Rajoy calls for eurozone fiscal authority

The number of unemployed people in Spain fell slightly in May. The decrease was seen across all sectors, the largest being agriculture. The number

The number of unemployed people in Spain fell slightly in May. The decrease was seen across all sectors, the largest being agriculture. The number

News

Italy holds day of mourning to remember quake dead

Flags flew at half mast across Italy on Monday as a mark of respect for those who died in two earthquakes last month. The Emilia Romagna region was

Flags flew at half mast across Italy on Monday as a mark of respect for those who died in two earthquakes last month. The Emilia Romagna region was

News

Four men sentenced to 12 years jail for Denmark newspaper plot

Four men have been found guilty of plotting an attack on the offices of a leading Danish newspaper. The three Swedish nationals and one Tunisian

Four men have been found guilty of plotting an attack on the offices of a leading Danish newspaper. The three Swedish nationals and one Tunisian

News

Egypt protests spread after Mubarak trial

Egyptians who spearheaded the overthrow of former leader Hosni Mubarak on Monday called for more protests against the country’s military

Egyptians who spearheaded the overthrow of former leader Hosni Mubarak on Monday called for more protests against the country’s military

Business

Nintendo launches Miiverse

Get ready for Miiverse. This is Nintendo’s new social and content network being readied for the new Wii U games console. Nintendo lags behind

Get ready for Miiverse. This is Nintendo’s new social and content network being readied for the new Wii U games console. Nintendo lags behind

Business

remlin to take on four horsemen of AAR?

A quartet of Russian billionaires and the Kremlin may soon fight it out over BP’s 50 percent share in the country’s third-largest oil producer

A quartet of Russian billionaires and the Kremlin may soon fight it out over BP’s 50 percent share in the country’s third-largest oil producer

Business

Portugal makes steady progress says EU/IMF

The EU and IMF have given Portugal flying colours after their fourth quarterly review of the country’s 78 billion-euro bailout. The finance

The EU and IMF have given Portugal flying colours after their fourth quarterly review of the country’s 78 billion-euro bailout. The finance

News

North Korea threatens Seoul's media with rocket attacks

North Korea has threatened to blow up South Korea’s top media companies after they criticised its new leader Kim Jung-un. Pyongyang warned that

North Korea has threatened to blow up South Korea’s top media companies after they criticised its new leader Kim Jung-un. Pyongyang warned that

News

Syria dominates Russia-EU summit

The situation in Syria is high on the agenda of the EU-Russia summit taking place in St Petersburg. Although they differ on their views on

The situation in Syria is high on the agenda of the EU-Russia summit taking place in St Petersburg. Although they differ on their views on

Culture

Being a film producer

Generation Y followed Vladimer and Judit, two young film producers trying to get their movies made. Vladimir comes from Georgia and Judit from

Generation Y followed Vladimer and Judit, two young film producers trying to get their movies made. Vladimir comes from Georgia and Judit from

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Canada Grand Prix 'Open Doors' cancelled over student protest fears

Canadian Grand Prix organisers have cancelled the Open Doors event ahead of the race in Montreal because it may be disrupted by student protests

Canadian Grand Prix organisers have cancelled the Open Doors event ahead of the race in Montreal because it may be disrupted by student protests

Culture

Moscow by metro

In the penultimate episode of Russian life, euronews explores the capital Moscow. We began with the city’s famous underground. Carrying over 7

In the penultimate episode of Russian life, euronews explores the capital Moscow. We began with the city’s famous underground. Carrying over 7

Culture

Traveller's Diary: Moscow

Denis Loktev, Moscow The final destination in our two-month long televised journey across Russia, Moscow remains the city all Russian roads lead

Denis Loktev, Moscow The final destination in our two-month long televised journey across Russia, Moscow remains the city all Russian roads lead