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2012-09-27

News

Netanyahu's red line on Iran nuclear programme

Israel’s prime minister has told the United Nations General Assembly a “red line” must be drawn in Iran’s efforts to enrich uranium. And Benjamin

Israel’s prime minister has told the United Nations General Assembly a “red line” must be drawn in Iran’s efforts to enrich uranium. And Benjamin

Sport

UEFA defend Euro expansion

Coaches from 53 European national teams gathered in Warsaw Poland this week and one of the principle concerns raised at the UEFA conference was the

Coaches from 53 European national teams gathered in Warsaw Poland this week and one of the principle concerns raised at the UEFA conference was the

News

Abbas calls for UN upgrade, slams Israeli "racism"

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appealed to the UN General Assembly to upgrade the Palestinian’s status at the global forum to

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appealed to the UN General Assembly to upgrade the Palestinian’s status at the global forum to

News

More misery for Spain as Madrid unveils 2013 budget

Spain can look forward to a new round of spending cuts and tax hikes after the government unveiled its 2013 budget. Public sector pay is to be

Spain can look forward to a new round of spending cuts and tax hikes after the government unveiled its 2013 budget. Public sector pay is to be

Business

H&M pockets disappointing profits

Sweden’s H&M missed the profit forecasts for its fiscal third quarter even though the world’s second-biggest clothing retailer slightly improved its

Sweden’s H&M missed the profit forecasts for its fiscal third quarter even though the world’s second-biggest clothing retailer slightly improved its

Business

Spanish homes, Greek islands up for grabs

Sell, sell, sell is the cry echoing through the empty housing estates of Spain. The leftovers from the property boom and bust are on the block at

Sell, sell, sell is the cry echoing through the empty housing estates of Spain. The leftovers from the property boom and bust are on the block at

News

Monti says may serve another term

With Italy heading towards a spring General Election speculation about who could be the next prime minister is mounting. Until today the current

With Italy heading towards a spring General Election speculation about who could be the next prime minister is mounting. Until today the current

News

Kim Dotcom’s revenge is coming soon to a computer near you

Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, may have received an official apology from New Zealand Prime minister after New Zealand’s secret services

Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, may have received an official apology from New Zealand Prime minister after New Zealand’s secret services

News

Israeli doves fight hawks over Iran

For months Israel has been publicly preparing for possible action against Iran but is frustrated that it does not have Washington’s support for a

For months Israel has been publicly preparing for possible action against Iran but is frustrated that it does not have Washington’s support for a

Europe

EU Palestinian representative calls for UN recognition

As President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the UN, Leila Shahid, the Palestinian Authorities’ representative to the EU spoke to euronews in Brussels

As President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the UN, Leila Shahid, the Palestinian Authorities’ representative to the EU spoke to euronews in Brussels

News

Race to save jobs in France

French Minister for Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg travelled to the Lorraine region in a last ditch effort to avoid the partial closure of a

French Minister for Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg travelled to the Lorraine region in a last ditch effort to avoid the partial closure of a

News

Jail rapes in Georgia outrage voters

The Republic of Georgia will hold unexpectedly aggressive parliamentary elections on Monday. This has the ruling United National Movement (UNM)

The Republic of Georgia will hold unexpectedly aggressive parliamentary elections on Monday. This has the ruling United National Movement (UNM)

News

Unpaid workers block the Danube

Navigation on the Danube in Serbia has come to a halt after workers from a shipping company blocked the river in a dispute over unpaid wages. The

Navigation on the Danube in Serbia has come to a halt after workers from a shipping company blocked the river in a dispute over unpaid wages. The

News

Dalai Lama hopeful about Tibetan future

As Tibetan exiles held their second General Meeting in Dharmsala, India, the Dalai Lama has expressed hopes the naming of a new regime in Beijing

As Tibetan exiles held their second General Meeting in Dharmsala, India, the Dalai Lama has expressed hopes the naming of a new regime in Beijing

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French minister warns Islamic extremist

The French Interior Minister has issued a stark warning to Islamic extremists and radicals as he attended the inauguration of the biggest mosque in

The French Interior Minister has issued a stark warning to Islamic extremists and radicals as he attended the inauguration of the biggest mosque in

News

Greek government agrees new cuts programme

After two months of tough talking the members of Greece’s coalition government have finally decided where to wield the axe over the next two

After two months of tough talking the members of Greece’s coalition government have finally decided where to wield the axe over the next two

Sport

Terry banned for four matches

Chelsea captain John Terry has been banned for four domestic matches after being found guilty by the country’s football association of racial

Chelsea captain John Terry has been banned for four domestic matches after being found guilty by the country’s football association of racial

Culture

Frankenweenie arrives

Tim Burton’s new film Frankenweenie has been premiered in Los Angeles. The black and white animation is a re-make of a short film Burton made back in

Tim Burton’s new film Frankenweenie has been premiered in Los Angeles. The black and white animation is a re-make of a short film Burton made back in

News

Life after Harry Potter? JK Rowling's first book for adults

Harry Potter fans have had five years to grow up since the last installment of the fantasy novel. Some commentators say they need to have matured

Harry Potter fans have had five years to grow up since the last installment of the fantasy novel. Some commentators say they need to have matured

Culture

Africa Dances in Lyon

The “Biennale de la Danse” in Lyon includes dancers from all over the world. Choreographer Robyn Orlin from South Africa lives in Berlin but her

The “Biennale de la Danse” in Lyon includes dancers from all over the world. Choreographer Robyn Orlin from South Africa lives in Berlin but her

Business

EU demands sanctions on US in Boeing row

The European Union has asked the World Trade Organisation for the right to impose huge trade sanctions on the United States in retaliation for

The European Union has asked the World Trade Organisation for the right to impose huge trade sanctions on the United States in retaliation for

Science_technology

Testing Wind Turbines at altitude

It’s a structure that looks like an ordinary air balloon but in fact at the centre of the structure is a propeller which captures energy from the

It’s a structure that looks like an ordinary air balloon but in fact at the centre of the structure is a propeller which captures energy from the

News

How much more will violence escalate in Turkey?

Turkey is suffering from escalating violence. Each week dozens of security force personnel are being killed and sent home in coffins, further

Turkey is suffering from escalating violence. Each week dozens of security force personnel are being killed and sent home in coffins, further

Business

Crisis overshadows Paris Motor Show

Driving ahead in the face of falling sales, carmakers are unveiling over 100 new models at the Paris auto show. The European market is the world’s

Driving ahead in the face of falling sales, carmakers are unveiling over 100 new models at the Paris auto show. The European market is the world’s

News

Greek government struggles to agree new cuts

Where will the axe fall? That’s the question on the Greeks’ minds today as their coalition government meets to decide how to share out the pain of an

Where will the axe fall? That’s the question on the Greeks’ minds today as their coalition government meets to decide how to share out the pain of an

Business

German job growth weakens further

German unemployment rose for a sixth month running in September as exports weakened amid the eurozone debt crisis. There was a fall in the jobless

German unemployment rose for a sixth month running in September as exports weakened amid the eurozone debt crisis. There was a fall in the jobless

Europe

MEPs back plans to curb food speculators

In Brussels, the European parliament backed new plans this week to clamp down on so called food speculation. Ahead of the vote on Wednesday

In Brussels, the European parliament backed new plans this week to clamp down on so called food speculation. Ahead of the vote on Wednesday

News

Germany proposes maternity rights for grandparents

Germany could become the first country in the world to give grandparents the equivalent of maternity leave. Family minister Kristina Schröder says

Germany could become the first country in the world to give grandparents the equivalent of maternity leave. Family minister Kristina Schröder says

Special_reports

Tax me if you can

Taxing the rich to give to the poor, or at least to reduce the budget deficit. Some say this is the main message behind French president Francois

Taxing the rich to give to the poor, or at least to reduce the budget deficit. Some say this is the main message behind French president Francois