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2012-11-29

Sport

Ballon d'Or final three

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta were named in FIFA’s three-man shortlist for the 2012 Ballon d’Or award on Thursday. Argentine

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta were named in FIFA’s three-man shortlist for the 2012 Ballon d’Or award on Thursday. Argentine

Business

Rio Tinto announces cuts as share price rises

Rio Tinto has announced massive spending cuts. The world’s second biggest mining group plans to slash costs by 5.4 billion euro over the next two

Rio Tinto has announced massive spending cuts. The world’s second biggest mining group plans to slash costs by 5.4 billion euro over the next two

News

Europe's dockworkers show solidarity with Portuguese workers

Hundreds of dockworkers from several European countries joined their Portuguese colleagues in a protest in Lisbon. They are angry at proposed

Hundreds of dockworkers from several European countries joined their Portuguese colleagues in a protest in Lisbon. They are angry at proposed

News

U.S Airline cleared of blame for Concorde crash

A French appeals court has cleared Continental Airlines of blame for the Concorde crash in 2000 which killed 113 people. A previous court ruled

A French appeals court has cleared Continental Airlines of blame for the Concorde crash in 2000 which killed 113 people. A previous court ruled

News

Leveson report: Cameron warns against harming free press

An inquiry into the British newspaper industry has recommended tougher self-regulation underpinned by law. The far-reaching report by Lord Justice

An inquiry into the British newspaper industry has recommended tougher self-regulation underpinned by law. The far-reaching report by Lord Justice

Europe

European Parliament supports ECB bank supervision power

A group of MEPs have backed plans to give the ECB the task of supervising banks in the European Union. The European Parliament’s Economic and

A group of MEPs have backed plans to give the ECB the task of supervising banks in the European Union. The European Parliament’s Economic and

News

Hopes high for Palestinian Authority's UN vote

The Palestinian Authority is expected achieve the status of ‘non-member state’ in the UN. Voting will take place in the General Assembly, whose

The Palestinian Authority is expected achieve the status of ‘non-member state’ in the UN. Voting will take place in the General Assembly, whose

News

Assembly votes to keep principles of Islamic law

In Egypt the assembly drafting the new constitution has voted to keep the principles of Islamic law as the main source of legislation. It was the

In Egypt the assembly drafting the new constitution has voted to keep the principles of Islamic law as the main source of legislation. It was the

News

Party atmosphere as Palestinians wait

It is a party atmosphere in the squares and on the streets of Ramallah on the West Bank expectant of the outcome of the vote in the UN General

It is a party atmosphere in the squares and on the streets of Ramallah on the West Bank expectant of the outcome of the vote in the UN General

Business

Spain: pain remains as OECD warns recovery is a distant prospect

The chance of a quick economic recovery in Spain is still a distant prospect and “decisive action” is needed if the economic and financial situation

The chance of a quick economic recovery in Spain is still a distant prospect and “decisive action” is needed if the economic and financial situation

Sport

Scolari back in charge of Brazil

Former Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has returned for a second stint as coach of the Brazil national side. The 64-year-old, nicknamed ‘Big

Former Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has returned for a second stint as coach of the Brazil national side. The 64-year-old, nicknamed ‘Big

News

Palestine: a global recognition

More than 60 years after the homeland of the Palestinians was explosively redrawn by the foundation of the state of Israel, Palestine has finally

More than 60 years after the homeland of the Palestinians was explosively redrawn by the foundation of the state of Israel, Palestine has finally

Culture

Greek Dancebox

The Greek National Opera has launched a new programme called the Dancebox Project, aimed at helping unemployed ballet dancers. Unsurprisingly, the

The Greek National Opera has launched a new programme called the Dancebox Project, aimed at helping unemployed ballet dancers. Unsurprisingly, the

Culture

Beyond the Hills shocks

Beyond the Hills is a new Romanian film which tells the true story of a novice in a Romanian monastery in 2005 who underwent such a severe form of

Beyond the Hills is a new Romanian film which tells the true story of a novice in a Romanian monastery in 2005 who underwent such a severe form of

News

Leveson exposes dark acts of press

Testimony from Sally Dowler brought back intense moments: “I rang her phone and it clicked through onto voicemail, so I heard her voice. And it was

Testimony from Sally Dowler brought back intense moments: “I rang her phone and it clicked through onto voicemail, so I heard her voice. And it was

News

Serbia reacts to UN court ruling

In Serbia the verdict which cleared Ramush Haradinaj was questioned on the streets and in the judiciary. The retrial conclusion comes two weeks after

In Serbia the verdict which cleared Ramush Haradinaj was questioned on the streets and in the judiciary. The retrial conclusion comes two weeks after

News

Exclusive interview: Mario Monti & François Hollande

Don’t miss euronews’ exclusive double interview with Mario Monti and François Hollande in our new programme ‘The Global Conversation’, Monday

Don’t miss euronews’ exclusive double interview with Mario Monti and François Hollande in our new programme ‘The Global Conversation’, Monday

News

Russian court brands Pussy Riot video "extremist"

A Russian court has ruled video footage of punk group Pussy Riot is “extremist” and called for it to be removed from websites. The decision was

A Russian court has ruled video footage of punk group Pussy Riot is “extremist” and called for it to be removed from websites. The decision was

Science_technology

Sleep Apnea treatment

Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) describes people who stop breathing while they are asleep and then suddenly start breathing again. It is thought to affect

Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) describes people who stop breathing while they are asleep and then suddenly start breathing again. It is thought to affect

News

Leveson Report calls for new body to curb press "excesses"

In Britain Lord Leveson has released the results of his nine-month inquiry into the British newspaper industry. The senior judge has called for a

In Britain Lord Leveson has released the results of his nine-month inquiry into the British newspaper industry. The senior judge has called for a

Business

US shows third-quarter growth as fiscal cliff slowdown looms

The US economy grew faster that forecast in the third quarter. Still economists believe the pace will soon slow and predict fourth quarter growth

The US economy grew faster that forecast in the third quarter. Still economists believe the pace will soon slow and predict fourth quarter growth

News

UN set to upgrade Palestinian status

In an historic move the United Nations General Assembly is expected to upgrade the status of Palestine on Thursday afternoon. The application in

In an historic move the United Nations General Assembly is expected to upgrade the status of Palestine on Thursday afternoon. The application in

Business

German jobless rise less than expected

German unemployment rose for the eighth month in a row. The increase was less than expected up by 5.000 to close to 3 million. Forecasters

German unemployment rose for the eighth month in a row. The increase was less than expected up by 5.000 to close to 3 million. Forecasters

News

Court clears ex Kosovan prime minister of war crimes

A United Nations war crimes tribunal has acquitted former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj of crimes against humanity after a retrial in the

A United Nations war crimes tribunal has acquitted former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj of crimes against humanity after a retrial in the

News

Romanians arrested over fraudulent Australian credit cards

Romanian police say they have detained a group of alleged hackers who’re said to be behind Australia’s biggest credit card fraud. Guns, cash in

Romanian police say they have detained a group of alleged hackers who’re said to be behind Australia’s biggest credit card fraud. Guns, cash in

News

Spanish reporter wins award for warzone feature

A euronews freelancer’s report has won the prestigious Rory Peck Award for a feature about life as a Libyan rebel. Spanish duo Alberto Arce and

A euronews freelancer’s report has won the prestigious Rory Peck Award for a feature about life as a Libyan rebel. Spanish duo Alberto Arce and

News

Egyptian President set to address the nation

In Egypt a final draft of a new constitution was completed early on Thursday and politicians will now vote on it. Cairo and the country will later

In Egypt a final draft of a new constitution was completed early on Thursday and politicians will now vote on it. Cairo and the country will later

Nocomment

Amateur footage shows plane shot down by Syrian Rebels

Amateur video emerged showing the remains of a Syrian warplane shot down on Tuesday, and also of its pilot. Air strikes continue in Homs.

Amateur video emerged showing the remains of a Syrian warplane shot down on Tuesday, and also of its pilot. Air strikes continue in Homs.

News

Ecuador says WikiLeaks founder has chronic lung condition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is said to have a chronic lung infection which could “worsen at any time.” According to the South American

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is said to have a chronic lung infection which could “worsen at any time.” According to the South American

News

UK press inquiry report due to be published

The results of a far-reaching inquiry into the standards, practices and ethics of the British press will be published today. Lord Justice Leveson’s

The results of a far-reaching inquiry into the standards, practices and ethics of the British press will be published today. Lord Justice Leveson’s