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2012-10-22

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Eleven men charged in Jordan over alleged terror plot

Eleven men, with suspected links to al-Qaeda, have been charged with terrorism conspiracy in Jordan over an alleged plot to attack shopping centres

Eleven men, with suspected links to al-Qaeda, have been charged with terrorism conspiracy in Jordan over an alleged plot to attack shopping centres

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Spain election results like 'reading two countries'

Two regions in Spain have just had elections with results that look simple but are not. In Galicia, the conservative People’s Party (PP) in power in

Two regions in Spain have just had elections with results that look simple but are not. In Galicia, the conservative People’s Party (PP) in power in

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Kosovo demonstrations turn ugly

Violence broke out in Pristina at a demonstration against a new push by the European Union to normalise relations between Kosovo and Serbia. Eighteen

Violence broke out in Pristina at a demonstration against a new push by the European Union to normalise relations between Kosovo and Serbia. Eighteen

News

Russian activist admits plotting unrest, investigators claim

Russian investigators say a man accused of plotting unrest with other opponents of President Vladimir Putin has turned himself in and

Russian investigators say a man accused of plotting unrest with other opponents of President Vladimir Putin has turned himself in and

Business

Philips's restructuring continues to bear fruit

Dutch electronics giant Philips share price posted the biggest increase on the Amsterdam stock market on Monday thanks to quarterly results above

Dutch electronics giant Philips share price posted the biggest increase on the Amsterdam stock market on Monday thanks to quarterly results above

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UK: Crisis deepens at BBC over Savile sex abuse claims

Sexual abuse allegations against one-time British television star Jimmy Savile have rocked the BBC. Now the crisis engulfing the broadcaster, who

Sexual abuse allegations against one-time British television star Jimmy Savile have rocked the BBC. Now the crisis engulfing the broadcaster, who

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Spain reacts to regional election results

Spanish newspapers see the regional election victory in Galicia as giving a breathing space to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, his centre right

Spanish newspapers see the regional election victory in Galicia as giving a breathing space to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, his centre right

Business

Basques and Catalans eye chance in crisis

One effect of the financial crisis on Europe is its encouraging of the efforts of separatists who think their regions would be better off if they

One effect of the financial crisis on Europe is its encouraging of the efforts of separatists who think their regions would be better off if they

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Italians scientists jailed over L'Aquila quake

A group of six Italian scientists and a former senior government official have been sentenced to six years over their handling of the L’Acquila

A group of six Italian scientists and a former senior government official have been sentenced to six years over their handling of the L’Acquila

Europe

Dalli position was 'untenable' says EU Commission

The political position of former EU health chief John Dalli had become ‘untenable’ the European Commission has admitted. Dalli quit last week

The political position of former EU health chief John Dalli had become ‘untenable’ the European Commission has admitted. Dalli quit last week

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Finnish Prime minister unhurt after knife attack thwarted

Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen was unhurt after a man tried to attack him with a knife on Monday, his aides said. Katainen was campaigning

Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen was unhurt after a man tried to attack him with a knife on Monday, his aides said. Katainen was campaigning

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Traditional industry spearhead

Ukraine’s industrialists and politicians are betting on massive investment in traditional primary industries to spearhead economic development.

Ukraine’s industrialists and politicians are betting on massive investment in traditional primary industries to spearhead economic development.

Culture

Ginger and Rosa

Set in 1960s Britain, Ginger and Rosa is a new drama from director Sally Potter, starring Elle Fanning and Alice Englert as two best friends. The

Set in 1960s Britain, Ginger and Rosa is a new drama from director Sally Potter, starring Elle Fanning and Alice Englert as two best friends. The

Culture

Monsters at Berlin's Foreign Affairs festival

Celebrated Italian pianist Mario Formenti is playing a piece by French composer Gaspard le Roux. More used to the concert hall, Formenti has spent

Celebrated Italian pianist Mario Formenti is playing a piece by French composer Gaspard le Roux. More used to the concert hall, Formenti has spent

Science_technology

Green means business

Sarah Smith is part of a new generation of environmentally-aware entrepreneurs. Her drive to suceed has taken her to Paris where she will pitch her

Sarah Smith is part of a new generation of environmentally-aware entrepreneurs. Her drive to suceed has taken her to Paris where she will pitch her

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US Election: Third presidential debate

The crucial swing state of Florida will be the battleground for the third and final US presidential debate. Commentators generally agree that

The crucial swing state of Florida will be the battleground for the third and final US presidential debate. Commentators generally agree that

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Russia's jailed Pussy Riot members sent to prison camps

Two female members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot convicted of protesting against President Vladimir Putin in a cathedral have been sent to prisons

Two female members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot convicted of protesting against President Vladimir Putin in a cathedral have been sent to prisons

Science_technology

No more problems with parking

This car can steer, park for you and even brake in case of an emergency. A prototype automatic driving system fitted into the electric vehicle

This car can steer, park for you and even brake in case of an emergency. A prototype automatic driving system fitted into the electric vehicle

Culture

Poznan's Euro 2012 social legacy

Poznan rises early. The city of just over half a million has with Warsaw the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and getting to work on time and in

Poznan rises early. The city of just over half a million has with Warsaw the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and getting to work on time and in

Business

BP buys into Rosneft to stay in Russian game

BP is heading towards a fresh start in Russia after the announcement it has sold out its stake in the TNK-BP joint venture to state-owned oil giant

BP is heading towards a fresh start in Russia after the announcement it has sold out its stake in the TNK-BP joint venture to state-owned oil giant

Business

Japan's exports sound warning note for economy

Japan’s September exports fell by more than the median forecast, 10.3%, and the Bank of Japan governor today said the economy was “leveling

Japan’s September exports fell by more than the median forecast, 10.3%, and the Bank of Japan governor today said the economy was “leveling

Business

Deficit gains, debt pain for eurozone

While the eurozone made dramatic inroads into its fiscal deficit deadweight last year, slashing it to 4.1 percent of GDP from 2010’s 6.2 percent

While the eurozone made dramatic inroads into its fiscal deficit deadweight last year, slashing it to 4.1 percent of GDP from 2010’s 6.2 percent

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Cuba's Castro denies media reports that he is dying

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro denied on Monday that he is dying. The 86-year-old published photos and a strongly-worded article in the

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro denied on Monday that he is dying. The 86-year-old published photos and a strongly-worded article in the

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Armstrong "has no place in cycling"

Lance Armstrong’s life ban from cycling, imposed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, has been upheld by the International Cycling Union – which

Lance Armstrong’s life ban from cycling, imposed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, has been upheld by the International Cycling Union – which

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Lebanon: Troops deployed to stop Shi'ite/Sunni violence

Lebanese government troops were deployed on Beirut’s streets on Monday to stop fierce gun battles which were raging between Shi’ite and Sunni

Lebanese government troops were deployed on Beirut’s streets on Monday to stop fierce gun battles which were raging between Shi’ite and Sunni

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Armstrong's fall from grace

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong remained cool for the cameras at a charity event in Austin Texas on Sunday, not betraying any particular concern about

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong remained cool for the cameras at a charity event in Austin Texas on Sunday, not betraying any particular concern about

News

South Korea heeds warning from the North

On Monday South Korean police blocked activists who were trying release balloons carrying propaganda to North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to

On Monday South Korean police blocked activists who were trying release balloons carrying propaganda to North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to

Europe

Breaking the glass ceiling

Only 3% of chief executives in big European companies are women, 14% sit as company board members. The situation is slowly changing, however the

Only 3% of chief executives in big European companies are women, 14% sit as company board members. The situation is slowly changing, however the

Europe

Bonus interview: balance and leadership

Euronews reporter Monica Pinna spoke to Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of the consultancy 20-first, which works with companies interested in diversifying

Euronews reporter Monica Pinna spoke to Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of the consultancy 20-first, which works with companies interested in diversifying