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2012-06-11

Business

Reality check for European stocks

Reaction in Madrid’s stock exchange to the European bailout fund for Spanish banks went from euphoria to realism on Monday. Most of the banking

Reaction in Madrid’s stock exchange to the European bailout fund for Spanish banks went from euphoria to realism on Monday. Most of the banking

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Cameron and his children-friendly local pub

It appears that the prime minister of Britain, David Cameron and his wife forgot one of their children in a pub after having Sunday lunch there with

It appears that the prime minister of Britain, David Cameron and his wife forgot one of their children in a pub after having Sunday lunch there with

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Rome's Trevi Fountain shows signs of age

One of the eternal city’s most famous monuments is in need of major restoration. Over the weekend decorative laurels fell from Rome’s Trevi

One of the eternal city’s most famous monuments is in need of major restoration. Over the weekend decorative laurels fell from Rome’s Trevi

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France legislative election: record absent voters

Some political analysts are concerned by a record low turnout for a legislative election in France at just 57 percent. Sunday’s first round

Some political analysts are concerned by a record low turnout for a legislative election in France at just 57 percent. Sunday’s first round

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Islamabad refuses to reopen NATO supply lines to Afghanistan

The United States is to withdraw negotiators from Pakistan after the team failed to seal a deal with Islamabad to re-open supply lines to NATO troops

The United States is to withdraw negotiators from Pakistan after the team failed to seal a deal with Islamabad to re-open supply lines to NATO troops

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Syria close to spinning out of control

There is no let-up in the violence in Syria where on Monday the opposition claims government forces continued to fire artillery pieces into populated

There is no let-up in the violence in Syria where on Monday the opposition claims government forces continued to fire artillery pieces into populated

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France legislative election: Can Socialists win outright majority?

France’s new president Francois Hollande has moved closer to honouring his controversial tax and spend election manifesto after his Socialist party

France’s new president Francois Hollande has moved closer to honouring his controversial tax and spend election manifesto after his Socialist party

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German footy fans raise funds for children's hospital in Ukraine

A group of charitable German football fans, in Ukraine for Euro 2012, have raised thousands of euros for the Ukrainian Child Centre for toxicology in

A group of charitable German football fans, in Ukraine for Euro 2012, have raised thousands of euros for the Ukrainian Child Centre for toxicology in

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Former Egypt president Mubarak suffers heart attack

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak remains in a stable but critical condition after reportedly suffering a heart attack on Monday. French news

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak remains in a stable but critical condition after reportedly suffering a heart attack on Monday. French news

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ICC tries to free Libyan delegation

The International Criminal Court has sent a team of negotiators into Libya to attempt to secure the release of a delegation. The team had gone to

The International Criminal Court has sent a team of negotiators into Libya to attempt to secure the release of a delegation. The team had gone to

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Spain's Rajoy warns the worst is yet to come

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that his country will face further dire economic circumstances this year, despite requesting

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that his country will face further dire economic circumstances this year, despite requesting

Science_technology

Tuscany raises glass to biodynamic wine-growing

Tuscany is home to some of Italy’s best wines but change is afoot in the centuries-old industry. Some wine-makers are swapping to a biodynamic way

Tuscany is home to some of Italy’s best wines but change is afoot in the centuries-old industry. Some wine-makers are swapping to a biodynamic way

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Reaction to Spain's bank rescue

The Spanish government’s decision to seek help from other eurozone countries to prop up its stricken banking system doesn’t appear to have been taken

The Spanish government’s decision to seek help from other eurozone countries to prop up its stricken banking system doesn’t appear to have been taken

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Dancers in South Korea embrace the ocean

The South Korean city of Busan was alive with music and performance as it hosted the International Dance Festival from June 1st to the 5th. The

The South Korean city of Busan was alive with music and performance as it hosted the International Dance Festival from June 1st to the 5th. The

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French Socialists feel power in reach

Encouraged by the results of the first round of voting in legislative elections, France’s President François Hollande can feel confident of sealing

Encouraged by the results of the first round of voting in legislative elections, France’s President François Hollande can feel confident of sealing

Culture

Rock of Ages: big screen tribute to '80s nostalgia

Tom Cruise was joined by fellow Rock of Ages cast members on the red carpet at London’s Leicester Square. Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul

Tom Cruise was joined by fellow Rock of Ages cast members on the red carpet at London’s Leicester Square. Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul

Culture

Garbage are Not Your Kind of People

After a seven-year ‘indefinite hiatus’, American alternative rock band Garbage are back with a new album Not Your Kind of People, which they’ve

After a seven-year ‘indefinite hiatus’, American alternative rock band Garbage are back with a new album Not Your Kind of People, which they’ve

Business

European markets enjoy a bailout bounce

European markets enjoyed a sustained surge in early trading thanks to a bigger-than-expected EU bailout of Spain’s ailing banks. It was the country’s

European markets enjoyed a sustained surge in early trading thanks to a bigger-than-expected EU bailout of Spain’s ailing banks. It was the country’s

Business

Little relief in bank bailout for Spain's jobless

The EU bailout of Spain’s banks may have brought some relief to Madrid and eurozone leaders, but for those struggling to find work in the country the

The EU bailout of Spain’s banks may have brought some relief to Madrid and eurozone leaders, but for those struggling to find work in the country the

Business

Europe dragging on global airline profits

The economic crisis in Europe continues to cause turbulence for airlines. In its latest forecast, the global industry grouping, IATA, says while

The economic crisis in Europe continues to cause turbulence for airlines. In its latest forecast, the global industry grouping, IATA, says while

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Opposition crackdown in Moscow

A wave of police raids searching through the homes of opposition figures has been taking place in about 10 different locations in Moscow. Police

A wave of police raids searching through the homes of opposition figures has been taking place in about 10 different locations in Moscow. Police

Sport

Nadal claims seventh French title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his record seventh French Open title, returning to Roland Garros on Monday to edge out Novak Djokovic in four sets after the

Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his record seventh French Open title, returning to Roland Garros on Monday to edge out Novak Djokovic in four sets after the

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France right-wing parties play election catch-up

France’s Socialist parties took the lead in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday. The bloc of left-wing parties is set to win a

France’s Socialist parties took the lead in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday. The bloc of left-wing parties is set to win a

Sport

Ireland v Croatia: How it happened

Croatia played with class and precision to secure their 3-1 win over the republic of Ireland. Slaven Bilic’s team played with an energy and

Croatia played with class and precision to secure their 3-1 win over the republic of Ireland. Slaven Bilic’s team played with an energy and

Sport

Lightening fast finals at Judo Grand Slam

On the second day of the Judo Grand Slam in Rio the Men’s under 90 kg saw one of the shortest finals of the weekend. Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia

On the second day of the Judo Grand Slam in Rio the Men’s under 90 kg saw one of the shortest finals of the weekend. Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia

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France Socialists set for legislative election win

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies look set to win a majority in the National Assembly after final results from

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party and its allies look set to win a majority in the National Assembly after final results from

Europe

What’s all the fuss over people who get arrested?

The reaction of some people when they hear that the European Commission is pushing for new EU-wide rules on suspects’ rights goes something like

The reaction of some people when they hear that the European Commission is pushing for new EU-wide rules on suspects’ rights goes something like

Culture

Moscow along the river

In the final episode of our journey around Russia, euronews takes a trip through the capital along the Moskva river. Moscow was named after the

In the final episode of our journey around Russia, euronews takes a trip through the capital along the Moskva river. Moscow was named after the

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Spain vows to stick to austerity after bailout deal

Spain has vowed to continue with fiscal and economic reforms after tapping a 100 billion euro EU bailout. The country’s economy ministry said on

Spain has vowed to continue with fiscal and economic reforms after tapping a 100 billion euro EU bailout. The country’s economy ministry said on

Europe

Spotlight on suspects' rights

The rights of people arrested on suspicion of committing a crime are under the spotlight in Europe. Action is being taken to make sure that the rules

The rights of people arrested on suspicion of committing a crime are under the spotlight in Europe. Action is being taken to make sure that the rules