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2012-11-12

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Radical Muslim cleric wins appeal against UK deportation

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is to be freed on bail on Tuesday after winning his appeal against being deported from Britain to Jordan where he

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is to be freed on bail on Tuesday after winning his appeal against being deported from Britain to Jordan where he

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Violence erupts in Naples over German official visit

There have been clashes between anti-austerity protestors and police in the Italian city of Naples. The violence erupted when around 3,000 students

There have been clashes between anti-austerity protestors and police in the Italian city of Naples. The violence erupted when around 3,000 students

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Dozens of police killed in Kenya cattle raid

At least 42 Kenyan police officers have been killed by thieves stealing cattle. Officials claim the robbers used sophisticated weapons such as

At least 42 Kenyan police officers have been killed by thieves stealing cattle. Officials claim the robbers used sophisticated weapons such as

Europe

Greece holds breath on Eurogroup's 31.5bn euro decision in Brussels

As the eurozone’s finance ministers meet in Brussels, Greece will be hoping they’ve done enough to convince them that they are deserving of the next

As the eurozone’s finance ministers meet in Brussels, Greece will be hoping they’ve done enough to convince them that they are deserving of the next

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Mafia WWII bomb supplier arrested

An Italian fisherman has been arrested for supplying World War II explosives to the Mafia. Cosimo D’Amato supplied more than a ton of TNT, which he

An Italian fisherman has been arrested for supplying World War II explosives to the Mafia. Cosimo D’Amato supplied more than a ton of TNT, which he

Business

Investors welcome SAS' survival plan

The share price of the biggest Scandinavian airline surged 8% in early trading. It closed up more than two percent. The carrier is 50% owned by

The share price of the biggest Scandinavian airline surged 8% in early trading. It closed up more than two percent. The carrier is 50% owned by

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Russia considers ban on smoking in public places

Advocates for a ban on smoking in public places took to the streets on the day to show support, as Russia’s parliament considered the proposal. If

Advocates for a ban on smoking in public places took to the streets on the day to show support, as Russia’s parliament considered the proposal. If

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Anti-austerity protests mark Merkel's Portuguese visit

Hundreds of people turned out to greet Angela Merkel on her first official visit to Portugal. Unfortunately, perhaps for the German Chancellor most

Hundreds of people turned out to greet Angela Merkel on her first official visit to Portugal. Unfortunately, perhaps for the German Chancellor most

Business

Multinationals tax affairs under UK government spotlight

The United Kingdom government has its eye on coffee. There is mounting concern in the United Kingdom that Starbucks is not paying its way, with the

The United Kingdom government has its eye on coffee. There is mounting concern in the United Kingdom that Starbucks is not paying its way, with the

Europe

EU Commission suspends airline carbon emissions law

The EU Commission has frozen their law that airlines flying into and out of Europe must pay for their carbon emissions. The decision to scrap the

The EU Commission has frozen their law that airlines flying into and out of Europe must pay for their carbon emissions. The decision to scrap the

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Spain's banks suspend evictions

Spain’s major banks have decided to suspend the evictions of the most financially vulnerable. The leading political parties have also agreed to

Spain’s major banks have decided to suspend the evictions of the most financially vulnerable. The leading political parties have also agreed to

Business

Airline lays out survival plan

Scandinavian airlines – SAS – is set to cut 6,000 staff in a bid to remain in the air. The airline will also implement a programme of asset sales

Scandinavian airlines – SAS – is set to cut 6,000 staff in a bid to remain in the air. The airline will also implement a programme of asset sales

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Israel fires into Syria for a second day

The Israeli army has fired tank shells into Syria in a second offensive against the troubled country in two days. Tel Aviv says it is striking

The Israeli army has fired tank shells into Syria in a second offensive against the troubled country in two days. Tel Aviv says it is striking

Business

Greece waits for eurozone decision

What to do with a problem like Greece, a seemingly enduring crisis? Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday ruled out an immediate

What to do with a problem like Greece, a seemingly enduring crisis? Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday ruled out an immediate

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Spain's unforgiving eviction law

How does an unemployed homeowner dreading a condemned future in Spain feel? Here is Fabian Herrera’s answer: “I am depressed, I feel bad, I can’t

How does an unemployed homeowner dreading a condemned future in Spain feel? Here is Fabian Herrera’s answer: “I am depressed, I feel bad, I can’t

Culture

Chinese famine and Mari wives at Rome Festival

Back to 1942 An epic movie about a devastating Chinese famine has finally made it to the screen at the Rome Film Festival. ‘Back to 1942’ is a

Back to 1942 An epic movie about a devastating Chinese famine has finally made it to the screen at the Rome Film Festival. ‘Back to 1942’ is a

Culture

Bieber and Swift sweep the MTV Europe awards

Supermodel Heidi Klum got into a circus mood for this year’s MTV Europe music awards at Frankfurt’s 100-year-old Festhalle. Justin Bieber and

Supermodel Heidi Klum got into a circus mood for this year’s MTV Europe music awards at Frankfurt’s 100-year-old Festhalle. Justin Bieber and

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Italy drowns under downpour

Italy’s Environment Minister, Corrado Clini called for more funding to shore up weather defences as the country was hit by a massive downpour. The

Italy’s Environment Minister, Corrado Clini called for more funding to shore up weather defences as the country was hit by a massive downpour. The

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French surgeons and trainees strike closes hospitals

A strike has hit the French hospital and private clinics system after an alliance between surgeons and interns brought 70 percent of private

A strike has hit the French hospital and private clinics system after an alliance between surgeons and interns brought 70 percent of private

Business

Japan economy shrinks as recession looms

Japan – the world’s third-largest economy – shrank in the third quarter for the first time since last year. The figures add to signs that slowing

Japan – the world’s third-largest economy – shrank in the third quarter for the first time since last year. The figures add to signs that slowing

Science_technology

UK researchers become ant-tag-onists

Scientists in the UK are taking a super-small approach to solving a big puzzle on the Longshaw Estate in the Peak District. They want to know more

Scientists in the UK are taking a super-small approach to solving a big puzzle on the Longshaw Estate in the Peak District. They want to know more

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French mayor goes on hunger strike for state aid

The mayor of a small town near Paris has gone on hunger strike and pitched a tent outisde parliament to demand emergency funds from the

The mayor of a small town near Paris has gone on hunger strike and pitched a tent outisde parliament to demand emergency funds from the

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Merkel visits Lisbon to reinforce austerity

Anti-austerity protesters in Lisbon planned demonstrations and draped statues in black mourning sashes on Monday, as the Portuguese capital was

Anti-austerity protesters in Lisbon planned demonstrations and draped statues in black mourning sashes on Monday, as the Portuguese capital was

Europe

Give me what you owe me!

It is one of those exasperating things in life we could all do without: chasing after someone who owes us money, or some service or product that

It is one of those exasperating things in life we could all do without: chasing after someone who owes us money, or some service or product that

Europe

Is the EU small claims system working?

Two of the authors of a recent report into the European Small Claims Procedure gave their views to Euronews reporter Seamus Kearney. Italian Federico

Two of the authors of a recent report into the European Small Claims Procedure gave their views to Euronews reporter Seamus Kearney. Italian Federico

Europe

Another option for European debt recovery

Brussels has promised to raise awareness about the European Small Claims Procedure, a regulation that aims to make it easier for people to solve

Brussels has promised to raise awareness about the European Small Claims Procedure, a regulation that aims to make it easier for people to solve

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Greek 2013 budget passes in pain

After last night’s parliamentary vote in Greece, the Greek people know they are in for another awful year of further spending cuts in 2013. But

After last night’s parliamentary vote in Greece, the Greek people know they are in for another awful year of further spending cuts in 2013. But

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Syrian army attack rebel town near Turkey

It is reported that Syrian military aircraft have been bombarding a town just metres away from the Turkish border. Ras al-Ain had been captured

It is reported that Syrian military aircraft have been bombarding a town just metres away from the Turkish border. Ras al-Ain had been captured

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Major blaze ravages South Australia

Firefighters in South Australia have mobilised to try and stop a major bushfire that is threatening a town near Port Lincoln. Firebreaks have been

Firefighters in South Australia have mobilised to try and stop a major bushfire that is threatening a town near Port Lincoln. Firebreaks have been

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Derviş: European crisis is not over yet

Kemal Dervis was an important name who had to deal with a similar economic crisis at national level approximately ten years ago. He established the

Kemal Dervis was an important name who had to deal with a similar economic crisis at national level approximately ten years ago. He established the