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People in Portugal may have to hand over half a month’s salary to help the government meet budget deficit targets set out under the country’s 78
This year’s Tour de France teams were presented on Thursday in Le Puy du Fou in the western region of Vendee.
The focus, however, was mainly on
In the run-up to the Prince Albert-Charlene Wittstock wedding extravaganza in Monaco, euronews asked the man laying on the musical entertainment
The European Union’s latest plans to boost its future budget have raised the hackles of the moneymen in the City of London.
The Commission wants to
Poland is promising an injection of optimism into its forthcoming presidency of the EU but that could easier said than done.
Poland’s position on the environment is drawing criticism from othe EU members. José Bové is a French Green MEP and Chairman of the European
Maria Sharapova remains on track for her first Grand Slam title in three years after reaching the final of Wimbledon on Thursday.
The Russian fifth
A second austerity bill has been passed in the Greek parliament, as opponents continue to protest outside.
The result means the IMF and the
The European Central Bank has signalled it will raise interest rates again next week as the latest data showed inflation in June stabilised but was
Monaco’s royal wedding is also a business opportunity for the tiny principality with 200,000 visitors expected.
There are officially approved
Several thousand people gathered in the centre of Warsaw as trade union Solidarity protested against the government’s social policy. The marchers
An Irish motor launch due to take part in the Gaza peace flotilla has, according to its Irish sponsors, been sabotaged while in dock in Turkey
French President Nicolas Sarkozy, on a meet-the-people visit in the south-west of France, has been manhandled by a member of the public. The
Annecy is the French candidate bidding to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The Alpine town’s proposal centres around two lead
Despite South Korea’s Pyeongchang being viewed by many as the hot favourite to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, Munich’s bid has steadily made ground
The EU Commission has finally released the document on public servants regulation.
Essentially it means a 5 percent reduction of staff between
Germany’s lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly to end the country’s nuclear energy programme by 2022.
Politicians from the
There is no doubt about the massive potential of the Greek tourism industry, with its ancient sites and popular islands.
Many Greeks are hoping
Last-minute preparations are underway in Monaco ahead of electropop veteran Jean-Michel Jarre’s major concert in honour of Prince Albert and Charlene
China’s Communist Party is celebrating its 90th birthday on Friday, even if it was born at a meeting of 12 intellectuals in Shanghai at the end of
A team of surgeons in Sweden is hoping to perform the first successful womb transplant.
The highly complex procedure, planned for next spring, will
“Incendies” is the story of a twin brother and sister who find out upon their mother’s death that their father is still alive and that they have a
Northern Europe’s largest music and culture event, the Roskilde festival, has opened in Denmark.
Among this year’s 180 acts are the Sain brothers
Italy is moving ahead with 47 billion euros of austerity cuts.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti have
A UN-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri issued arrest warrants on Thursday against
Two French journalists from France 3 who were held hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan for a year and a half were freed after months of
British bank Lloyds is to cut 15,000 jobs and will halve its international operations to fewer than 15 countries.
New Chief Executive Antonio
Turkey’s economy soared by 11 percent in the first quarter of 2011 from the same period last year, leading to worries that it is overheating and the
London has filled with thousands of striking teachers and civil servants marching in protest at pension reforms.
It is day one of a 48-hour strike