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2012-07-11

News

Russian Duma passes controversial internet law

Russian politicians have taken another step towards approving a new law on the internet which its supporters say will protect children, and its

Russian politicians have taken another step towards approving a new law on the internet which its supporters say will protect children, and its

Sport

Tour de France: Voeckler wins 10th stage

The 10th stage of the Tour de France has been won by Frenchman, Thomas Voeckler. The 33-year-old, who recently found out that he has not been

The 10th stage of the Tour de France has been won by Frenchman, Thomas Voeckler. The 33-year-old, who recently found out that he has not been

News

Srebrenica's yearly burial of atrocity victims

Seventeen years after the Srebrenica massacre, trucks are still carrying remains through Sarajevo, on the way to the Potocari memorial cemetery, for

Seventeen years after the Srebrenica massacre, trucks are still carrying remains through Sarajevo, on the way to the Potocari memorial cemetery, for

News

Spain: Rajoy's U-turn

Six months after taking office, Spain’s prime minister has given way to reality. The crisis has gone from bad to worse, the country is now wedged

Six months after taking office, Spain’s prime minister has given way to reality. The crisis has gone from bad to worse, the country is now wedged

Business

Banks still want the euro in their vaults

The eurozone may be in the midst of a debt crisis, but the euro itself is still in strong demand as a reserve currency. Around the world

The eurozone may be in the midst of a debt crisis, but the euro itself is still in strong demand as a reserve currency. Around the world

Business

Burberry's sales worries sparks luxury sell off

After Burberry published quarterly sales that missed expectations the markets expressed a fear that the economic crisis may finally be taking its

After Burberry published quarterly sales that missed expectations the markets expressed a fear that the economic crisis may finally be taking its

News

Man killed by tiger at Copenhagen Zoo

Keepers have discovered the body of a young man killed by tigers inside their enclosure at Copenhagen Zoo. The 21-year-old is said to be a foreign

Keepers have discovered the body of a young man killed by tigers inside their enclosure at Copenhagen Zoo. The 21-year-old is said to be a foreign

News

Suicide bomber kills 10 in Yemen

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside a police academy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least ten people. The bomber detonated his

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside a police academy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least ten people. The bomber detonated his

News

Evacuations after US chemical train blast

A derailed train has caused a huge explosion and fire in Colombus, Ohio in the United States. Eleven carriages came off the track – several of them

A derailed train has caused a huge explosion and fire in Colombus, Ohio in the United States. Eleven carriages came off the track – several of them

News

UK police probe death of TetraPak heir's wife

Tests continue to determine the cause of death of US-born Eva Rausing, who was married to TetraPak container heir Hans Kristian Rausing. Police

Tests continue to determine the cause of death of US-born Eva Rausing, who was married to TetraPak container heir Hans Kristian Rausing. Police

News

News trumps entertainment for US TV audiences

News over entertainment. Those were the results of a study conducted by television researcher, Nielsen, and Sony Electronics, in an attempt to

News over entertainment. Those were the results of a study conducted by television researcher, Nielsen, and Sony Electronics, in an attempt to

Europe

EU unveils new strategy to cut car emissions

The European Commission has announced new plans to cut the amount of CO2 emitted by new cars and vans by 2020. The proposals are likely to mean a

The European Commission has announced new plans to cut the amount of CO2 emitted by new cars and vans by 2020. The proposals are likely to mean a

News

Japan-China islands row overshadows Asean talks

The ongoing territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is overshadowing talks between the region’s main powers at

The ongoing territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is overshadowing talks between the region’s main powers at

News

Medics in Portugal strike over spending cuts

Doctors and nurses in Portugal went on strike on Wednesday in protest at government spending cuts. Unions called for the two-day walkout over plans

Doctors and nurses in Portugal went on strike on Wednesday in protest at government spending cuts. Unions called for the two-day walkout over plans

News

British journalists arrested over police bribe allegations

It seems that more and more journalists want to befriend the police. But this friendship hasn’t been well received in London, where two British

It seems that more and more journalists want to befriend the police. But this friendship hasn’t been well received in London, where two British

Science_technology

The aerospace technology of tomorrow

Innovation is key at the Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire, England. A week long international trade fair for the aerospace industry, where the

Innovation is key at the Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire, England. A week long international trade fair for the aerospace industry, where the

News

Who’s that girl hanging around with Kim Jong-un?

A woman has been spotted with a man. So why is this a big deal? Because it’s a woman. Because it’s North Korea. Because it’s Kim

A woman has been spotted with a man. So why is this a big deal? Because it’s a woman. Because it’s North Korea. Because it’s Kim

Business

OPEC sees oil demand growth slowing

The energy cartel OPEC is predicting that the growth in demand for oil – which is already weak so far this year – will continue to slow next

The energy cartel OPEC is predicting that the growth in demand for oil – which is already weak so far this year – will continue to slow next

News

More bodies of Srebenica victims on 17 year anniversary

Five hundred and twenty newly-identified victims of the Srebenica massacre are being buried on the 17th anniversary of the atrocity. During the

Five hundred and twenty newly-identified victims of the Srebenica massacre are being buried on the 17th anniversary of the atrocity. During the

News

Miners march in Madrid as Spain faces fresh austerity

“Yes we can!” they shouted in central Madrid. Striking miners marching to the Industry Ministry on Wednesday have already achieved their first

“Yes we can!” they shouted in central Madrid. Striking miners marching to the Industry Ministry on Wednesday have already achieved their first

Culture

Half a century of rockin and rollin with The Stones

Sex, drugs, rock and roll. A well known phrase that may have been coined with The Rolling Stones in mind. Today they are pensioners and include a

Sex, drugs, rock and roll. A well known phrase that may have been coined with The Rolling Stones in mind. Today they are pensioners and include a

Culture

'The Imposter' - a chilling family tale

The film ‘The Imposter’ tells the unlikely but true story of how one Frenchman convinced a Texas family he was their son who had gone missing three

The film ‘The Imposter’ tells the unlikely but true story of how one Frenchman convinced a Texas family he was their son who had gone missing three

Business

Eurozone job warning from ILO

The International Labour Organisation has warned the eurozone could lose another 4.5 million jobs over the next four years, bringing the total number

The International Labour Organisation has warned the eurozone could lose another 4.5 million jobs over the next four years, bringing the total number

Business

European slowdown hits Renault's sales

Renault’s sales fell in the first six months of the year. They were down 3.3 percent from the same period last year. An increase in international

Renault’s sales fell in the first six months of the year. They were down 3.3 percent from the same period last year. An increase in international

Business

German bond yields fall further

Germany’s cost of borrowing has fallen to a new record low. On Wednesday the government easily sold 4.15 billion euros worth of 10-year government

Germany’s cost of borrowing has fallen to a new record low. On Wednesday the government easily sold 4.15 billion euros worth of 10-year government

News

Afghan women protest 'execution' video

Protesters marching through Kabul have been calling for justice after the emergence of a video showing an Afghan woman being shot for alleged

Protesters marching through Kabul have been calling for justice after the emergence of a video showing an Afghan woman being shot for alleged

Science_technology

Looking for life beyond earth

In February this year an international team of scientists confirmed the existence of a very special planet which could have the perfect conditions

In February this year an international team of scientists confirmed the existence of a very special planet which could have the perfect conditions

News

Syria opposition tries in vain to win over Russia

The head of Syria’s main opposition group abroad says the country is in the midst of a revolution. Abdel Basset Sayda of the Syrian National

The head of Syria’s main opposition group abroad says the country is in the midst of a revolution. Abdel Basset Sayda of the Syrian National

Business

Meeting targets

How do you get finance when you’re a small or medium sized enterprise specialising in research? First you have to identify your needs, make the most

How do you get finance when you’re a small or medium sized enterprise specialising in research? First you have to identify your needs, make the most