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2012-07-09

Sport

Wiggins stuns Evans to extend Tour lead

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins produced yet another flawless run to clinch the 41.5km individual time trial from Arc-et-Senans to Besancon on Monday, a

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins produced yet another flawless run to clinch the 41.5km individual time trial from Arc-et-Senans to Besancon on Monday, a

Culture

Gilberto Gil celebrates 50 years of music in Europe

Legendary Brazilian guitarist Gilberto Gil is currently in Europe for a world tour to mark the singer-songwriter’s 50 years in music. A remarkable

Legendary Brazilian guitarist Gilberto Gil is currently in Europe for a world tour to mark the singer-songwriter’s 50 years in music. A remarkable

Europe

Spain's pain focuses minds at Eurogroup

Eurozone finance chiefs have gathered in Brussels amid mounting fears of discord between the currency bloc’s southern and northern members following

Eurozone finance chiefs have gathered in Brussels amid mounting fears of discord between the currency bloc’s southern and northern members following

Business

German retailer Metro pays price for boss's pessimism

Europe’s third largest retailer’s share price was down 6.28 percent on Monday, the biggest faller on the Dax. According to its CEO, Olaf Koch, the

Europe’s third largest retailer’s share price was down 6.28 percent on Monday, the biggest faller on the Dax. According to its CEO, Olaf Koch, the

News

Spaniards' holiday blues

Many Spaniards this summer have not made their usual sort of holiday plans. Economic doubts have brought a dramatic drop in hotel reservations

Many Spaniards this summer have not made their usual sort of holiday plans. Economic doubts have brought a dramatic drop in hotel reservations

News

London's Eastenders try to block Olympic missiles

The British Ministry of Defence has been taken to court for putting anti-aircraft defences for the Olympics in public spaces London’s east end. It

The British Ministry of Defence has been taken to court for putting anti-aircraft defences for the Olympics in public spaces London’s east end. It

Business

The race to dominate our skies hots up at Farnborough

The future of air travel is on display and in the skies above southern England at the Farnborough air show. It is the focus of the race which could

The future of air travel is on display and in the skies above southern England at the Farnborough air show. It is the focus of the race which could

News

Morsi and Egypt's military poised for showdown

They are widely seen as locked in a bitter power struggle for Egypt. But that did not stop new Islamist President Mohamed Morsi from attending a

They are widely seen as locked in a bitter power struggle for Egypt. But that did not stop new Islamist President Mohamed Morsi from attending a

Business

Draghi calls for bold action from governments

Members of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at the European Parliament have been told governments must take bold action to resolve the

Members of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at the European Parliament have been told governments must take bold action to resolve the

Special_reports

Well fed, well read

The UN estimates that almost 400 million children around the world go to bed hungry. Many also go to school without breakfast. In other countries

The UN estimates that almost 400 million children around the world go to bed hungry. Many also go to school without breakfast. In other countries

News

Annan says talks with Assad "positive"

The UN special Syrian envoy Kofi Annan has come away from his meeting with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaking of “constructive” talks

The UN special Syrian envoy Kofi Annan has come away from his meeting with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaking of “constructive” talks

News

Mladic war crimes trial resumes in The Hague

After being suspended last month, the trial against Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic has resumed at the Hague. The pause was due to an

After being suspended last month, the trial against Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic has resumed at the Hague. The pause was due to an

News

Hollande recognises tough labour laws in France

French President Francois Hollande has admitted “structural rigidities” regarding labour laws will need to be addressed in order to satisfy

French President Francois Hollande has admitted “structural rigidities” regarding labour laws will need to be addressed in order to satisfy

News

Big demand for tickets to Mars colony

A Dutch company has received hundreds of requests for one-way tickets to its planned human settlement on Mars – due to be completed in 2023. The

A Dutch company has received hundreds of requests for one-way tickets to its planned human settlement on Mars – due to be completed in 2023. The

News

Taking the pulse of medical tourism in South Korea

South Korea has been making a huge effort over the past few years to develop medical tourism as one of its new growth industries. To make life

South Korea has been making a huge effort over the past few years to develop medical tourism as one of its new growth industries. To make life

News

Russia floods: Putin demands explanations

As Russia remembers its flood victims on a national day of mourning, there are growing claims that warnings given were too little, too

As Russia remembers its flood victims on a national day of mourning, there are growing claims that warnings given were too little, too

Culture

Norwegian film grabs top prize at Karlovy Vary

The 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival drew to a close with the help of actress Susan Sarandon who was there to receive a lifetime

The 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival drew to a close with the help of actress Susan Sarandon who was there to receive a lifetime

Culture

Bright, brilliant and birds at Berlin Fashion Week

The Spanish designer Leandro Cano’s final touches paid off at Berlin Fashion Week. His attention to detail helped him win the 2012 “Designer For

The Spanish designer Leandro Cano’s final touches paid off at Berlin Fashion Week. His attention to detail helped him win the 2012 “Designer For

News

Singapore’s not-so-grim “Disneyland”

Some call it “Disneyland with the death penalty.” Proud of its title as one of the safest places in the world, Singapore exercises a zero-tolerance

Some call it “Disneyland with the death penalty.” Proud of its title as one of the safest places in the world, Singapore exercises a zero-tolerance

News

Dispute threatens to shutdown Norway oil industry

The world’s eighth biggest oil producing country could see its industry grind to a halt on Monday night if the government does not intervene in a

The world’s eighth biggest oil producing country could see its industry grind to a halt on Monday night if the government does not intervene in a

Europe

Bonus: Who's keeping track of new drugs in the EU?

Euronews’ Seamus Kearney talks to Roumen Sedefov from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction about the rise in the prevalence of

Euronews’ Seamus Kearney talks to Roumen Sedefov from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction about the rise in the prevalence of

News

Anger at French broadcast of Islamist killer Merah's words

Families of the victims of the French Islamist killer Mohamed Merah say they will take legal action to stop recordings of his conversations with

Families of the victims of the French Islamist killer Mohamed Merah say they will take legal action to stop recordings of his conversations with

Europe

Club drug clinic a first in London

Britons having problems linked to the use of new psychoactive substances now have a specialised clinic they can turn to. The Club Drug Clinic, which

Britons having problems linked to the use of new psychoactive substances now have a specialised clinic they can turn to. The Club Drug Clinic, which

Europe

Imitations of illicit drugs

They are known by different names in different countries: psychoactive substances, legal highs, herbal highs, stimulants or ethno-botanicals. They

They are known by different names in different countries: psychoactive substances, legal highs, herbal highs, stimulants or ethno-botanicals. They

Business

Call for criminal sanctions for Libor abuse

Europe’s top regulatory official is set to propose new rules that would criminalise the manipulation of benchmarks such as Libor. Michel Barnier

Europe’s top regulatory official is set to propose new rules that would criminalise the manipulation of benchmarks such as Libor. Michel Barnier

Business

Chinese inflation eases to 29-month low

The Chinese have seen inflation ease with the country’s price index, a main gauge of inflation, rising 2.2 percent. It is the lowest rise since

The Chinese have seen inflation ease with the country’s price index, a main gauge of inflation, rising 2.2 percent. It is the lowest rise since

Business

BMW boost mini production

British car workers have received a huge boost with the news German car group BMW are to invest another 315 million euros in the production of the

British car workers have received a huge boost with the news German car group BMW are to invest another 315 million euros in the production of the

News

Scientists warn sunglasses may harm eyes

Studies carried out at a British university show that the wrong sort of sunglasses can increase the damage the sun does to your eyes. People are

Studies carried out at a British university show that the wrong sort of sunglasses can increase the damage the sun does to your eyes. People are

Science_technology

Chip-shot: the electronic tennis racquet

Scientists are testing a new prototype tennis racquet that is stuffed with electronic sensors to track a player’s every slice, spin and smash

Scientists are testing a new prototype tennis racquet that is stuffed with electronic sensors to track a player’s every slice, spin and smash