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2013-02-06

Europe

MEPs argue for bigger EU budget

An ‘austerity-driven’ EU budget will get the thumbs down from the European Parliament, MEPs told euronews on Wednesday. Several members expressed

World

Not spring in Cuba yet

Complaints about a growing wealth gap similar to those in many of the world’s struggling economies are building in communist Cuba as well. This is

Culture

Josh Groban: All That Echoes

Singer-songwriter Josh Groban has released his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, and says he feels confident that his fans will like it: “I’ve

World

Deal or no deal on EU spending?

EU leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to finance Europe over the next seven years. They hope to approve the bloc’s next budget by Friday

Business

Fed downplays hack attack

The Federal Reserve has admitted that one of its internal websites was hacked, raising questions about cyber security at the US central bank. It

Business

Bankia to limit job cuts

Nationalised Spanish lender Bankia has agreed to lay off fewer staff. Talks with unions saw the total reduced by 400, to 4,500. Those who are

Sci-tech

Richard III found

DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –