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2012-08-01

Science_technology

Fresh fish supper

Farmed fish have a fresh list of ingredients on the menu. In the past, aquaculture relied on larger fish eating the remains of smaller ones. But the

Farmed fish have a fresh list of ingredients on the menu. In the past, aquaculture relied on larger fish eating the remains of smaller ones. But the

Business

Fed says US economy weaker, but no policy change

The Federal Reserve says the US economic recovery had lost momentum so far this year, but after their monthly meeting, the central bank’s

The Federal Reserve says the US economic recovery had lost momentum so far this year, but after their monthly meeting, the central bank’s

Business

BMW: sales up, shares down

The world’s largest luxury car maker BMW is weathering the economic crisis better than others and its sales increased by more than eight percent in

The world’s largest luxury car maker BMW is weathering the economic crisis better than others and its sales increased by more than eight percent in

News

Syria Liberation Army describes latest from Aleppo

Adbel Jabbal al Akidi from the Syria Liberation Army told euronews what was happening on the ground in Aleppo following an escalation of

Adbel Jabbal al Akidi from the Syria Liberation Army told euronews what was happening on the ground in Aleppo following an escalation of

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Gore Vidal: Death of an American literary giant

Literary giant Gore Vidal, who has died aged 86, will be widely remembered as one of the finest post-war American writers. He penned dozens of

Literary giant Gore Vidal, who has died aged 86, will be widely remembered as one of the finest post-war American writers. He penned dozens of

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Could European crises cut short Brussels' summer holiday?

After months at the forefront of crisis management, the European Commission held its last meeting before the summer break on Wednesday – and it seems

After months at the forefront of crisis management, the European Commission held its last meeting before the summer break on Wednesday – and it seems

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UN observers alerted to Syria violence escalation

The United Nations has warned about a major escalation in Syria’s civil war, due to continuing fighting in the second city of Aleppo. More than

The United Nations has warned about a major escalation in Syria’s civil war, due to continuing fighting in the second city of Aleppo. More than

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Myanmar: Government worsens sectarian violence

Myanmar security forces committed rape, and mass arrests against Rohingya Muslims in June according to a new Human Rights Watch report. It said

Myanmar security forces committed rape, and mass arrests against Rohingya Muslims in June according to a new Human Rights Watch report. It said

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Israel prepares for Orthodox conscripts

In Israel, the army has been told it must prepare for the conscription of ultra-Orthodox Jews after legislation exempting them expired. It

In Israel, the army has been told it must prepare for the conscription of ultra-Orthodox Jews after legislation exempting them expired. It

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Germany: New law enforcement chiefs appointed

Germany’s interior minister has appointed new heads of the country’s law enforcement authorities. Hans-Georg Maassen will now lead the domestic

Germany’s interior minister has appointed new heads of the country’s law enforcement authorities. Hans-Georg Maassen will now lead the domestic

Business

SocGen profit slumps in difficult time for French banks

Societe Generale is the latest eurozone bank to suffer worse-than-expected second-quarter results. Net profit at France’s second largest lender

Societe Generale is the latest eurozone bank to suffer worse-than-expected second-quarter results. Net profit at France’s second largest lender

Special_reports

Romania's 'Men in Red' to the rescue

In Transylvania, in the city of Targu Mures, Northern Romania, is the headquarters of the country’s emergency rescue service SMURD. It was founded

In Transylvania, in the city of Targu Mures, Northern Romania, is the headquarters of the country’s emergency rescue service SMURD. It was founded

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Panetta denies 'US plot' to attack Iran

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has denied that Washington and Israel are planning to attack Iran. Media reports on Tuesday said the Pentagon has

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has denied that Washington and Israel are planning to attack Iran. Media reports on Tuesday said the Pentagon has

Culture

Analog Man

Joe Walsh wasn’t just the guitarist of American rockband “The Eagles” – he’s also a very successful solo artist in his own right. Now after 20 years

Joe Walsh wasn’t just the guitarist of American rockband “The Eagles” – he’s also a very successful solo artist in his own right. Now after 20 years

Science_technology

Self-cleaning buildings

The facades of buildings in our cities are blackened with pollution. This is largely down to vehicle exhaust gases, which are as dangerous for our

The facades of buildings in our cities are blackened with pollution. This is largely down to vehicle exhaust gases, which are as dangerous for our

Culture

Bourne Legacy saga continues

‘The Bourne Legacy’ expands on Robert Ludlum’s novels, centred on the character of Jason Bourne, whose predicament has been triggered by events of

‘The Bourne Legacy’ expands on Robert Ludlum’s novels, centred on the character of Jason Bourne, whose predicament has been triggered by events of

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'No non-Greeks!' - Athens' exclusive food bank

Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has begun handing out food right next to the parliament building in Athens, but only to Greek citizens. The

Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has begun handing out food right next to the parliament building in Athens, but only to Greek citizens. The

Sport

Eight Olympic badminton players expelled for 'not trying'

Eight female badminton players at the Olympics have been expelled from Olympic competition by the Badminton World Federation for not trying to win

Eight female badminton players at the Olympics have been expelled from Olympic competition by the Badminton World Federation for not trying to win

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Italian police arrest fugitive criminal gang leader

Police have arrested the leader of a criminal gang in southern Italy. Officers found 50-year-old N’Drangheta boss Giuseppe Aguino hiding in the

Police have arrested the leader of a criminal gang in southern Italy. Officers found 50-year-old N’Drangheta boss Giuseppe Aguino hiding in the

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Microsoft goes cool on Hotmail in major email revamp

Microsoft’s free webmail service has dropped the Hotmail brand after undergoing a major revamp. The all-new Outlook.com is being viewed as an

Microsoft’s free webmail service has dropped the Hotmail brand after undergoing a major revamp. The all-new Outlook.com is being viewed as an

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Bulgarian police release photo of 'bus bomber'

Bulgarian police have released an identikit photo of a man suspected of blowing himself up on a bus packed with Israelis. Investigators only found

Bulgarian police have released an identikit photo of a man suspected of blowing himself up on a bus packed with Israelis. Investigators only found

Business

Porsche Volkswagen tie-up completed

Germany’s Volkswagen and Porsche have completed their long-awaited tie-up. That came one day after Porsche posted a six-month profit of 1.15

Germany’s Volkswagen and Porsche have completed their long-awaited tie-up. That came one day after Porsche posted a six-month profit of 1.15

Business

Eurozone factory downturn worsens

Manufacturing in the eurozone contracted again in July, for the 11th straight month. The latest survey of thousands of factories showed the

Manufacturing in the eurozone contracted again in July, for the 11th straight month. The latest survey of thousands of factories showed the

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Manila still reeling from Typhoon Saola

The Philippine capital of Manila is still reeling from four days of fierce winds and heavy rains after Typhoon Saola battered large parts of the

The Philippine capital of Manila is still reeling from four days of fierce winds and heavy rains after Typhoon Saola battered large parts of the

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Bomb damages Libyan military site in Benghazi

A huge blast at the Libyan military intelligence headquarters in Benghazi has highlighted the continuining instability in the country. No one was

A huge blast at the Libyan military intelligence headquarters in Benghazi has highlighted the continuining instability in the country. No one was

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Sacked fasting workers re-hired for French summer camp

Four French workers are to be reinstated after they were sacked for religious fasting while working at a summer camp. The monitors, employed for a

Four French workers are to be reinstated after they were sacked for religious fasting while working at a summer camp. The monitors, employed for a

Sport

Female rowers end Team GB's gold medal wait

British rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won Team GB’s maiden gold medal of London 2012 on Wednesday after finishing first in the women’s

British rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won Team GB’s maiden gold medal of London 2012 on Wednesday after finishing first in the women’s

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India power cut: Lights back on, reforms promised

India has promised to renew the country’s ageing energy infrastructure after its second massive power cut in as many days. Officials say electricity

India has promised to renew the country’s ageing energy infrastructure after its second massive power cut in as many days. Officials say electricity