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2013-01-18

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UK struggles with heavy snow

Heavy snow in Great Britain led to air and rail chaos on Friday. Hundreds of flights were cancelled and airports closed, and several main line

Heavy snow in Great Britain led to air and rail chaos on Friday. Hundreds of flights were cancelled and airports closed, and several main line

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Temperatures continue to soar in Australia

Australia continues to sizzle as high summer dries the bush and temperatures hit new records. Sydney has gone through the previous high, setting a

Australia continues to sizzle as high summer dries the bush and temperatures hit new records. Sydney has gone through the previous high, setting a

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Frescos discovered in Rome

Rome’s Colosseum has revealed more of its hidden treasures following a deep clean of a passage closed off for decades. Under traffic grime and

Rome’s Colosseum has revealed more of its hidden treasures following a deep clean of a passage closed off for decades. Under traffic grime and

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Air attacks strike in Syrian cities - reports

A distraught man carrying a wounded child through rubble and shouting “innocent children, innocent children” is the opening image on one of several

A distraught man carrying a wounded child through rubble and shouting “innocent children, innocent children” is the opening image on one of several

Business

Algeria: gas supplies not seen at major risk

Algeria is the third largest supplier of natural gas to Europe after Russia and Norway, so the attack on the In Amenas gas plant has sparked some

Algeria is the third largest supplier of natural gas to Europe after Russia and Norway, so the attack on the In Amenas gas plant has sparked some

Europe

Dutch finance minister set to become new 'Mr. Euro'

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem is set to be named as the new head of the Eurogroup on Monday. He’ll take over from Luxembourg’s

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem is set to be named as the new head of the Eurogroup on Monday. He’ll take over from Luxembourg’s

Sport

Super Pinturault wins in Wengen

Alexis Pinturault highlighted his emerging talent by winning his second world cup race of the season in a super combined event in Wengen

Alexis Pinturault highlighted his emerging talent by winning his second world cup race of the season in a super combined event in Wengen

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Freed gas workers praise 'fantastic' Algerian army action

Hostages freed from the besieged gas plant in Algeria during the military operation have been speaking about their experiences. In the nearby town

Hostages freed from the besieged gas plant in Algeria during the military operation have been speaking about their experiences. In the nearby town

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Rasmussen: 'No role for NATO in Mali'

Against the backdrop of an unfolding hostage drama in Algeria, euronews spoke to Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general of NATO. Originally

Against the backdrop of an unfolding hostage drama in Algeria, euronews spoke to Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general of NATO. Originally

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Kim Dotcom's defiant comeback with new Mega site

Kim Dotcom’s Mega service is set to go live on Saturday, and the internet entrepreneur has taken to Twitter to tell users what they can

Kim Dotcom’s Mega service is set to go live on Saturday, and the internet entrepreneur has taken to Twitter to tell users what they can

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German state election barometer for September

There was enthusiastic applause for German chancellor, Angela Merkel in Lower Saxony. She was visiting the region to support Lower Saxony’s state

There was enthusiastic applause for German chancellor, Angela Merkel in Lower Saxony. She was visiting the region to support Lower Saxony’s state

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Hostages remain in danger as gas plant seige goes on

Much remains unclear in the ongoing hostage crisis at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria, now ringed with tanks and troops. What we do know is the

Much remains unclear in the ongoing hostage crisis at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria, now ringed with tanks and troops. What we do know is the

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Beyonce and Blue Hawaiians for Barack's big ball

Washington is gearing up for a weekend of celebration and pageantry ahead of Barack Obama’s inauguration for a second presidential term on

Washington is gearing up for a weekend of celebration and pageantry ahead of Barack Obama’s inauguration for a second presidential term on

Business

Renault sales growth pledge

Renault says it will return to sales growth this year. That pledge came as the French carmaker announced a 6.3 percent fall in sales last year

Renault says it will return to sales growth this year. That pledge came as the French carmaker announced a 6.3 percent fall in sales last year

Europe

EU unveils standard European driving licences

EU countries will no longer be able to issue lifetime paper driving licences from Saturday. They will gradually be replaced with a common European

EU countries will no longer be able to issue lifetime paper driving licences from Saturday. They will gradually be replaced with a common European

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Acid attack on Bolshoi ballet artistic director

Russian doctors say the Bolshoi ballet’s artistic director may lose his eyesight following an acid attack outside his Moscow home. Sergei Filin was

Russian doctors say the Bolshoi ballet’s artistic director may lose his eyesight following an acid attack outside his Moscow home. Sergei Filin was

Sport

Armstrong confessions anger many, impress few

Armstrong’s admissions to Oprah Winfrey are more confirmation than confession. Alarm bells about his use of illegal drugs and treatments have been

Armstrong’s admissions to Oprah Winfrey are more confirmation than confession. Alarm bells about his use of illegal drugs and treatments have been

Business

China's economic growth slows

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace since 1999 last year, but it seems to have avoided a sharp economic slowdown – or “hard landing”. The

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace since 1999 last year, but it seems to have avoided a sharp economic slowdown – or “hard landing”. The

Culture

Big players on display at Paris Fashion Week

Louis Vuitton continues on its journey to far flung destinations for its menswear collection at Paris Fashion Week. Designer Kim Jones took to the

Louis Vuitton continues on its journey to far flung destinations for its menswear collection at Paris Fashion Week. Designer Kim Jones took to the

Culture

Women filmmakers see the light at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, a ski-resort in Utah. The festival created by actor Robert Redford in 1985 now features over

The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, a ski-resort in Utah. The festival created by actor Robert Redford in 1985 now features over

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World leaders voice concern over Algeria raid

The Philippines’ Foreign Affairs department has confirmed that one of its nationals was wounded  while escaping with a Japanese colleague before the

The Philippines’ Foreign Affairs department has confirmed that one of its nationals was wounded  while escaping with a Japanese colleague before the

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Mali army 'recaptures' Konna from Islamists

The Malian army says it has regained “total control” of the town of Konna in the centre of the country, whose capture by Islamists eight days ago

The Malian army says it has regained “total control” of the town of Konna in the centre of the country, whose capture by Islamists eight days ago

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Brewing up changes in Cairo cafe society

At first glance the D Cappuccino cafe in Cairo looks like any other fashionable western style espresso bar. You’ll find them in most cities across

At first glance the D Cappuccino cafe in Cairo looks like any other fashionable western style espresso bar. You’ll find them in most cities across

Special_reports

Is the mafia's dirty money being laundered in Romania?

Using waste to launder dirty money. That’s what Italian prosecutors believe is going on Romania. The money in question is the so-called treasure of

Using waste to launder dirty money. That’s what Italian prosecutors believe is going on Romania. The money in question is the so-called treasure of

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Spain to re-house nearly 6,000 evicted families

The Spanish government is to offer low-rent housing to vulnerable families who have had their own homes repossessed. Officials hope the homes will

The Spanish government is to offer low-rent housing to vulnerable families who have had their own homes repossessed. Officials hope the homes will

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The new European driving licence is here

The new European driving licence is here On Saturday January 19, a new driving licence will come in to use in the EU. The plastic credit card-sized

The new European driving licence is here On Saturday January 19, a new driving licence will come in to use in the EU. The plastic credit card-sized

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Sending Mona Lisa - to the moon!

NASA has turned the Mona Lisa into the first digital image to be transmitted via laser beam from Earth to a spacecraft in lunar orbit using

NASA has turned the Mona Lisa into the first digital image to be transmitted via laser beam from Earth to a spacecraft in lunar orbit using

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Diplomatic anger over Algeria's desert action

It is a desert storm that has killed and sparked diplomatic fury. Families are mourning others remain in the dark as to the fate of their loved ones

It is a desert storm that has killed and sparked diplomatic fury. Families are mourning others remain in the dark as to the fate of their loved ones

Sport

The green shoots of football return to Mogadishu

There is a new era of hope opening up for footballers in Somalia who are taking back sporting facilities after al-Shabaab extremists were driven out

There is a new era of hope opening up for footballers in Somalia who are taking back sporting facilities after al-Shabaab extremists were driven out

Special_reports

Building bridges between school and work

Recent research by a global management consultant found that only 42 per cent of employers worldwide believe new graduates are properly prepared for

Recent research by a global management consultant found that only 42 per cent of employers worldwide believe new graduates are properly prepared for