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2012-11-06

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Obama thanks Romney for 'spirited campaign'

After a campaign that has lasted for months, people across the United States are voting to choose their new president. Barack Obama is spending the

After a campaign that has lasted for months, people across the United States are voting to choose their new president. Barack Obama is spending the

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American diner in Paris 'calls it for Obama'

Parisians have been given some food for thought after having their say on the US election on Tuesday. An American diner in Paris held its own –

Parisians have been given some food for thought after having their say on the US election on Tuesday. An American diner in Paris held its own –

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Syrian exiles jostle in Qatar

Talks in the Qatari capital Doha this week aim to unite Syrian exiled opponents of President Bashar al-Assad with rebels fighting in Syria. The

Talks in the Qatari capital Doha this week aim to unite Syrian exiled opponents of President Bashar al-Assad with rebels fighting in Syria. The

Business

BMW loses cruise control

For the first time, German carmaker BMW says it is beginning to feel some headwinds in Europe, and that has spooked investors. Despite the latest

For the first time, German carmaker BMW says it is beginning to feel some headwinds in Europe, and that has spooked investors. Despite the latest

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Sandy victims scramble to cast their votes

Americans affected by the recent Hurricane Sandy scrambled on Wednesday to cast their votes across the country’s east coast. Officials in New York

Americans affected by the recent Hurricane Sandy scrambled on Wednesday to cast their votes across the country’s east coast. Officials in New York

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The US elections through European eyes...on euronews

In just a few hours we will find out who is elected to be President of the United States of America for the next four years and euronews will guide

In just a few hours we will find out who is elected to be President of the United States of America for the next four years and euronews will guide

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Social influences on US vote

A huge group of voters in the United States has been waking up – at least 20 million people who know how important they are in deciding who becomes

A huge group of voters in the United States has been waking up – at least 20 million people who know how important they are in deciding who becomes

Business

Greek tourism hit by lost early summer

While tourist arrivals in Greece are exceeding all expectations right now, it has come too late for the thousands of businesses that depend on

While tourist arrivals in Greece are exceeding all expectations right now, it has come too late for the thousands of businesses that depend on

Europe

European Court of Justice condemns Hungary

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Hungary’s decision to lower the retirement age of judges from 70 to 62 years is illegal. The

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Hungary’s decision to lower the retirement age of judges from 70 to 62 years is illegal. The

Culture

Portugal's fado queen Mariza tours Europe

In a single decade, Mariza has sold a million records and played over a thousand concerts worldwide. After a break to become a mother, the Portuguese

In a single decade, Mariza has sold a million records and played over a thousand concerts worldwide. After a break to become a mother, the Portuguese

Business

Winner must tackle US's "fiscal cliff"

One barely-discussed issue during the US election campaign is America’s impending budget crisis. If Democrats and Republicans cannot agree on a

One barely-discussed issue during the US election campaign is America’s impending budget crisis. If Democrats and Republicans cannot agree on a

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Greek unions voice anger over austerity

Greek unions started a 48-hour strike on Tuesday over planned austerity measures. Employees from a wide range of sectors are taking part, including

Greek unions started a 48-hour strike on Tuesday over planned austerity measures. Employees from a wide range of sectors are taking part, including

Science_technology

Protecting the Giant Mussels of the Italian coast

The operation to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Italian coastline has faced many challenges but one in particular has caught the

The operation to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Italian coastline has faced many challenges but one in particular has caught the

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The humour of the US election campaign

No one can say the Americans are easy to convince. The candidates to occupy the White House for the next four years have spent 17 months campaigning

No one can say the Americans are easy to convince. The candidates to occupy the White House for the next four years have spent 17 months campaigning

Culture

Picasso in black and white

New York’s Guggenheim Museum has been taken over by stunning black and white monochromatic art. The museum is currently presenting its new

New York’s Guggenheim Museum has been taken over by stunning black and white monochromatic art. The museum is currently presenting its new

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Mandela is the new face of South Africa banknotes

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now the smiling face of the country’s freshly minted banknotes. The 94-year-old is the first black

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now the smiling face of the country’s freshly minted banknotes. The 94-year-old is the first black

Business

France faces reality check with tax reforms

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has presented his latest economic proposals for restoring economic growth in what he called an

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has presented his latest economic proposals for restoring economic growth in what he called an

Business

Germany stumbles as eurozone PMI hits three-year low

A key indicator of the health of the eurozone’s economies, the composite purchasing manager’s index, has tumbled to its lowest level in three years

A key indicator of the health of the eurozone’s economies, the composite purchasing manager’s index, has tumbled to its lowest level in three years

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Israel slams Turkish trial of Israeli military over Gaza ship killings

Israeli has described as “political theatre” the trial in Turkey of four Israeli military commanders over the deadly storming of a Gaza-bound aid

Israeli has described as “political theatre” the trial in Turkey of four Israeli military commanders over the deadly storming of a Gaza-bound aid

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Greece hit by fresh 48 hour strike over austerity

Greek unions started a 48-hour strike on Tuesday ahead of a planned parlimentary vote on further austerity measures this Wednesday. The latest

Greek unions started a 48-hour strike on Tuesday ahead of a planned parlimentary vote on further austerity measures this Wednesday. The latest

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France acts to bolster industry

  France acts to bolster industry   France’s Socialist government unveiled measures to bolster the struggling industrial sector and make exporters

  France acts to bolster industry   France’s Socialist government unveiled measures to bolster the struggling industrial sector and make exporters

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Putin sacks defence minister over corruption scandal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new defence minister after his predecessor was accused of corruption. Putin named former

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new defence minister after his predecessor was accused of corruption. Putin named former

Nocomment

No heated seats on British Veteran Car Run

Over 500 early 20th century vehicles endured a torrential downpour, hail and the bitter cold, to drive from London to Brighton for the annual Veteran

Over 500 early 20th century vehicles endured a torrential downpour, hail and the bitter cold, to drive from London to Brighton for the annual Veteran

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US election: Excitement builds in Obama's adopted hometown

President Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago overwhelmingly voted for him in 2008 and is likely to do so again in Tuesday’s election. Obama was

President Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago overwhelmingly voted for him in 2008 and is likely to do so again in Tuesday’s election. Obama was

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Veteran civil rights activist on US racial progress

When Barack Obama was elected as the first African-American president four years ago, his race was a major talking point. Now, the issue of race

When Barack Obama was elected as the first African-American president four years ago, his race was a major talking point. Now, the issue of race

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USA holds its breath as Americans go to the polls

The two main candidates running in the US presidential election have made last minute visits to the key battleground states as voters go to the

The two main candidates running in the US presidential election have made last minute visits to the key battleground states as voters go to the

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Early voters angered by limited access to ballot

Early voters in Florida’s Miami-Dade County are angry. The state’s Republican-led legislature has cut the number of early voting days by half

Early voters in Florida’s Miami-Dade County are angry. The state’s Republican-led legislature has cut the number of early voting days by half