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2012-06-18

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Merkel rules out Greek concessions

This lady is not for turning is the warning Angela Merkel has delivered to Greece in the wake of its pro-bailout election vote. Shortly after

This lady is not for turning is the warning Angela Merkel has delivered to Greece in the wake of its pro-bailout election vote. Shortly after

Business

Carrefour's boss: Give me just a little more time

Three years: that’s the time Carrefour’s new CEO, Georges Plassat, says he needs to turn around Europe’s largest retailer. A realistic estimate

Three years: that’s the time Carrefour’s new CEO, Georges Plassat, says he needs to turn around Europe’s largest retailer. A realistic estimate

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Greece seeks coalition after tight vote

After a nailbiting election, the race to form a new government in Greece has begun. For the winner, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, who will

After a nailbiting election, the race to form a new government in Greece has begun. For the winner, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, who will

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G20 summit: reactions on Greece election

The victory of pro-bailout parties in the election in Greece is being seen as a positive step towards averting a further crisis in the eurozone

The victory of pro-bailout parties in the election in Greece is being seen as a positive step towards averting a further crisis in the eurozone

Business

G20 piles presure on eurozone leaders

At the G20 summit at Los Cabos in Mexico European leaders are coming under increasing pressure from the rest of the world to come up with a lasting

At the G20 summit at Los Cabos in Mexico European leaders are coming under increasing pressure from the rest of the world to come up with a lasting

News

France's Socialists get a strong mandate to govern

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party are celebrating after gaining an outright majority in the National Assembly. Sunday’s

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party are celebrating after gaining an outright majority in the National Assembly. Sunday’s

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Man "admits" killing two French female gendarmes

A man arrested over the fatal shooting of two female gendarmes in the Var region of southern France on Sunday night has reportedly admitted carrying

A man arrested over the fatal shooting of two female gendarmes in the Var region of southern France on Sunday night has reportedly admitted carrying

News

China completes successful space docking

Chinese astronauts have carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module, the latest milestone in China’s ambitious campaign to build a

Chinese astronauts have carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module, the latest milestone in China’s ambitious campaign to build a

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Tense and difficult start for Iranian atomic talks

Talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear programme have got off to a tense and difficult start, according to Michael Mann, the spokesman for EU foreign

Talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear programme have got off to a tense and difficult start, according to Michael Mann, the spokesman for EU foreign

News

Back to the same for Greece?

How with the sharpest of eyes and intellect can you start to analyse the Greek elections? Dubbed the financial equivalent of the Cuban missile

How with the sharpest of eyes and intellect can you start to analyse the Greek elections? Dubbed the financial equivalent of the Cuban missile

Business

Spanish debt costs becoming too hot to handle

The rocketing price Spain has to pay to borrow money has prompted investors to believe it will become the fourth euro zone country to need an

The rocketing price Spain has to pay to borrow money has prompted investors to believe it will become the fourth euro zone country to need an

Culture

A door to the business world

Did you know: Erasmus does not only apply to universities, it can also be used within the workplace? Want to know more about it? Just click

Did you know: Erasmus does not only apply to universities, it can also be used within the workplace? Want to know more about it? Just click

Culture

London Men's Fashion week: let's hear it for the boys!

Fashionistas flocked to the UK to be part of the first ever London Men’s Fashion Week. The three day event comes as men’s clothing continues to be

Fashionistas flocked to the UK to be part of the first ever London Men’s Fashion Week. The three day event comes as men’s clothing continues to be

Culture

Usher: R&B veteran goes electro

“Scream” is the second single from Usher’s new album “Looking 4 Myself”. This time round, in a shift from his usual lovelorn ballads, Usher’s music

“Scream” is the second single from Usher’s new album “Looking 4 Myself”. This time round, in a shift from his usual lovelorn ballads, Usher’s music

Culture

"Hippie" at 72

In her new movie ‘Peace, Love & Misunderstanding’ two-time Oscar-winner Jane Fonda plays a stalwart hippie who helps her estranged daughter through a

In her new movie ‘Peace, Love & Misunderstanding’ two-time Oscar-winner Jane Fonda plays a stalwart hippie who helps her estranged daughter through a

Science_technology

Missile-like breast cancer treatment is on target

A new therapy for treating breast cancer could increase life expectancy by 50 percent for sufferers. T-DM1 has been praised by cancerologists for

A new therapy for treating breast cancer could increase life expectancy by 50 percent for sufferers. T-DM1 has been praised by cancerologists for

Business

Vodafone's good call on Cable and Wireless

The mobile phone group Vodafone looks certain to have won its bid for Britain’s fixed-line operator Cable and Wireless Worldwide, after CWW’s biggest

The mobile phone group Vodafone looks certain to have won its bid for Britain’s fixed-line operator Cable and Wireless Worldwide, after CWW’s biggest

Business

Tesco checks out of Japan

The British supermarket giant Tesco has admitted defeat in Japan and is pulling out of the country after an eight year attempt to crack the

The British supermarket giant Tesco has admitted defeat in Japan and is pulling out of the country after an eight year attempt to crack the

News

French Left given mandate for change

After the Sarkozy ‘hyper-presidency’ ushered in five years ago with the new-style hyperactive showbiz glitz of Nicolas Sarkozy, France is getting

After the Sarkozy ‘hyper-presidency’ ushered in five years ago with the new-style hyperactive showbiz glitz of Nicolas Sarkozy, France is getting

Culture

New horizons

In search of new horizons and brighter career prospects, Robin and Aafke took the plunge to work abroad. The budding radiographers set sail from the

In search of new horizons and brighter career prospects, Robin and Aafke took the plunge to work abroad. The budding radiographers set sail from the

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European leaders welcome Greek vote result

A result that will lead Greece back to growth is how some European heads have described the result of the parliamentary elections. Although the

A result that will lead Greece back to growth is how some European heads have described the result of the parliamentary elections. Although the

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Germany rejects talk of Greece bailout renegotiation

Germany says the terms of Greece’s 130 billion euro bailout should remain non-negotiable. The comments come after the anti-bailout Syriza party as

Germany says the terms of Greece’s 130 billion euro bailout should remain non-negotiable. The comments come after the anti-bailout Syriza party as

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Greece coalition talks continue on Tuesday

Talks are underway to form a coalition government in Greece following Sunday’s forced re-election.   Centre-right party New Democracy failed to grab

Talks are underway to form a coalition government in Greece following Sunday’s forced re-election.   Centre-right party New Democracy failed to grab

Sport

Portugal 2 – 1 Netherlands: How it happened

After Greece made it through to the quarter finals knocking out Russia a day earlier, it was looking as though there could be another upset as the

After Greece made it through to the quarter finals knocking out Russia a day earlier, it was looking as though there could be another upset as the

Sport

Denmark 1 – 2 Germany: How it happened

Germany secured their place in the final eight knocking out Denmark exactly 20 years after their surprise Euro 92 victory. Germany opened the scoring

Germany secured their place in the final eight knocking out Denmark exactly 20 years after their surprise Euro 92 victory. Germany opened the scoring

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French legislative elections: Voter reactions

French newspapers claimed the Socialist party’s outright win in legislative elections would given them ‘carte blanche’ to carry out their promises to

French newspapers claimed the Socialist party’s outright win in legislative elections would given them ‘carte blanche’ to carry out their promises to

News

Brotherhood claims Egyptian victory

With virtually all the votes counted in Egypt’s presidential election the Muslim Brotherhood has declared its man, Mohamed Morsy the winner. The

With virtually all the votes counted in Egypt’s presidential election the Muslim Brotherhood has declared its man, Mohamed Morsy the winner. The

News

European markets breathe sigh of relief

European stock markets opened higher on Monday following the results of Greece’s re-run election, which saw pro-bailout parties win a slim

European stock markets opened higher on Monday following the results of Greece’s re-run election, which saw pro-bailout parties win a slim

Nocomment

Frankfurt bank tax protest

Several hundred protesters took part in a demonstration on June 17 in the German financial capital, Frankfurt. Dressed up as bankers juggling with

Several hundred protesters took part in a demonstration on June 17 in the German financial capital, Frankfurt. Dressed up as bankers juggling with