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2012-11-30

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Mixed reactions to Brussels modern art Christmas tree

Despite a petition against it signed by thousands of people, the electronic Christmas tree has gone up in Brussels and is causing a mixture of

Despite a petition against it signed by thousands of people, the electronic Christmas tree has gone up in Brussels and is causing a mixture of

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Egypt's constitutional opponents promise to resist

Egypt’s proposed new constitution, and the manner in which it is being rolled out by President Mursi, is attracting plenty of criticism in Cairo and

Egypt’s proposed new constitution, and the manner in which it is being rolled out by President Mursi, is attracting plenty of criticism in Cairo and

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Anti-constitution protest in Tahrir Square grows

Following Friday prayers, the numbers protesting against Egypt’s draft constitution in Cairo’s Tahrir Square grew. The demonstrators say the

Following Friday prayers, the numbers protesting against Egypt’s draft constitution in Cairo’s Tahrir Square grew. The demonstrators say the

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Clock ticks over future of ArcelorMittal French steel site

The French government and steelmaker ArcelorMittal are reported to be considering several options to save jobs at a northern plant ahead of a

The French government and steelmaker ArcelorMittal are reported to be considering several options to save jobs at a northern plant ahead of a

Business

'Say Oui to France'

Last month the French government announced its plans to boost the competitiveness of the eurozone’s second largest economy. Paris needs to attract

Last month the French government announced its plans to boost the competitiveness of the eurozone’s second largest economy. Paris needs to attract

Science_technology

The Ministers of Space

The Italian city of Naples was the dramatic setting for a summit to set Europe’s future in space. From rocket launchers to Mars explorers, everything

The Italian city of Naples was the dramatic setting for a summit to set Europe’s future in space. From rocket launchers to Mars explorers, everything

Science_technology

The UK's newfound enthusiasm for space

Watch the full interview in english with David Willetts, the UK’s Minister of State for Universities and Science, as he explains his country’s

Watch the full interview in english with David Willetts, the UK’s Minister of State for Universities and Science, as he explains his country’s

Science_technology

French minister's feedback on ESA ministerial

Watch the full interview in French with Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research, as she gives her reaction to the

Watch the full interview in French with Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research, as she gives her reaction to the

Science_technology

German space chief discusses DLR's position in ESA

Watch the full interview in German with Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of DLR Executive Board. We discuss the ESA ministerial meeting, Germany’s

Watch the full interview in German with Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of DLR Executive Board. We discuss the ESA ministerial meeting, Germany’s

Sport

Japan throws down the gauntlet at Tokyo Judo Grand Slam

Day one of competition of the Judo Grand Slam in Tokyo. In the women’s under 48 kilo category Haruna Asami took on Cuba’s Mestre Alvarez in the

Day one of competition of the Judo Grand Slam in Tokyo. In the women’s under 48 kilo category Haruna Asami took on Cuba’s Mestre Alvarez in the

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DSK may pay $6 million to settle sexual assault civil suit

Former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn has reportedly agreed to settle the civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault last year. The

Former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn has reportedly agreed to settle the civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault last year. The

Talents

Euronews Business Awards

The public has voted: James Street and Neil Waller got the Euronews Business Award in the category Going International. Six years ago the two unusual

The public has voted: James Street and Neil Waller got the Euronews Business Award in the category Going International. Six years ago the two unusual

Business

No relief in crisis until next year, says banking chief

There is light at the end of the financial tunnel. That’s the view of Mario Draghi. But the European Central Bank President warned there will be no

There is light at the end of the financial tunnel. That’s the view of Mario Draghi. But the European Central Bank President warned there will be no

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Prison guards held amid Russia jail brutality scandal

Russian authorities have arrested five serving and former prison guards amid a national controversy over brutality by officers in the country’s

Russian authorities have arrested five serving and former prison guards amid a national controversy over brutality by officers in the country’s

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Secret Santa hits streets of New York

Christmas has come early for some of those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey with a “secret santa” giving out 100 dollar bills

Christmas has come early for some of those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey with a “secret santa” giving out 100 dollar bills

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Ukraine rues deal that never was

Red faces all round in the Ukrainian government with the news the contract signed on Monday with Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa to build a huge LNG plant

Red faces all round in the Ukrainian government with the news the contract signed on Monday with Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa to build a huge LNG plant

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Robbing the state blind in Italy

An Italian pensioner who has claimed benefits of 1000 euros a month for being blind since 2005 has been caught on film by police playing cards and

An Italian pensioner who has claimed benefits of 1000 euros a month for being blind since 2005 has been caught on film by police playing cards and

News

French, Italian steel trouble

How to reverse decades of industrial decline is at the top of the political agenda for both France and Italy. The furore surrounding

How to reverse decades of industrial decline is at the top of the political agenda for both France and Italy. The furore surrounding

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Egypt draft constitution approval sees further protests

Cairo’s Tahrir Square is once again packed with demonstrators hours after the final draft of the country’s new constitution was readied for

Cairo’s Tahrir Square is once again packed with demonstrators hours after the final draft of the country’s new constitution was readied for

Special_reports

In business

Running a company requires a variety of skills and abilities which increasing numbers of young business people are learning via management courses

Running a company requires a variety of skills and abilities which increasing numbers of young business people are learning via management courses

Business

Eurozone jobless total reaches record high

The jobless queues in Spain have got longer. The country has the unenviable record of the highest total of unemployed in the eurozone at 26.2

The jobless queues in Spain have got longer. The country has the unenviable record of the highest total of unemployed in the eurozone at 26.2

Business

Slump in German retail sales

Germany has been hit by a slump in retail sales, a bigger than expected drop in Europe’s largest economy. Preliminary data showed the retail

Germany has been hit by a slump in retail sales, a bigger than expected drop in Europe’s largest economy. Preliminary data showed the retail

News

Trading during crisis time

The current economic crisis has been blamed on many factors – from high street banks to government finance departments, from risky trading to

The current economic crisis has been blamed on many factors – from high street banks to government finance departments, from risky trading to

Culture

Mohsen Namjoo tours Europe

Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo is currently touring Europe with his own style of music which has not always gone down well with the authorities in

Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo is currently touring Europe with his own style of music which has not always gone down well with the authorities in

Culture

Great Expectations, new adaptation

Mike Newell has directed the latest film adaptation of Great Expectations. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Miss Haversham, alongside a host of other

Mike Newell has directed the latest film adaptation of Great Expectations. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Miss Haversham, alongside a host of other

Business

Inflation in the eurozone falls

One of the smallest rises in energy prices in a year has helped to bring down the rate of inflation in the eurozone. The annual consumer price

One of the smallest rises in energy prices in a year has helped to bring down the rate of inflation in the eurozone. The annual consumer price

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Palestinian UN vote highlights European divisions

There was a warm welcome within the UN General Assembly for the Palestinians’ diplomatic victory. But behind the applause as the resolution was

There was a warm welcome within the UN General Assembly for the Palestinians’ diplomatic victory. But behind the applause as the resolution was

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Serbs angered by another UN war crimes acquittal

The mood in Belgrade is indignant following the acquittal yesterday in the UN War Crimes Tribunal of former Muslim guerilla leader Ramush Haradinaj

The mood in Belgrade is indignant following the acquittal yesterday in the UN War Crimes Tribunal of former Muslim guerilla leader Ramush Haradinaj

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Palestinian's UN victory means little say Israelis

Israeli reactions to the UN general assembly vote granting the Palestinians non-member state status in the world body have been near-unanimous. In

Israeli reactions to the UN general assembly vote granting the Palestinians non-member state status in the world body have been near-unanimous. In