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Desperate times, desperate measures. A Spanish town is planning to rent out municipal land for the cultivation of marijuana to help clear 1.3 million
Fighting continued is several Syrian cities yesterday, while overnight rebels said they were facing at least 7,000 Assad troops in Homs.
Three months after it was conceived the so called ‘Fiscal Compact’ is ready to sign. 25 out of 27 EU countries have agreed to adopt the treaty aimed
Passengers aboard the Costa Allegra face a further delay before disembarking after a row over which vessels will take it into port.
PSA Peugeot Citroen has agreed to form an alliance with General Motors.
GM will take a seven percent stake in the French carmaker which will issue
Germany’s employment situation remains encouragingly stable.
The jobless totals for February — not adjusted for seasonal factors, which is the
On the streets of Athens there was anger brimming during protests against the EU. Members of the main civil servants union were among those who
Widespread protests in Europe reflected the impact and pain of austerity measures around the European Union. Students led demonstrations in several
New York’s Museum of Modern Art is currently showing a retrospective of American photographer Cindy Sherman’s most treasured images, some of which
Brit flick The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the story of a group of UK pensioners, who rather than retire to a Mediterranean beach resort, decide to
Lopes picked the French Army Museum at the ‘Hotel des Invalides’ to showcase her latest designs, dedicated to morphology – the biological study of
Striking ground workers at Frankfurt Airport have been ordered back to work by a German court.
Industrial action over pay and conditions has caused
A French satirical weekly has accused Swedish furniture giant Ikea of paying for illegal access to police files on employees and clients.
The Xinhua news agency said 12 people have died in riots near the north-western city of Kashgar in Xinjiang province.
The agency said rioters
The European Central Bank unleashed a second round of low-interest loans to banks on Wednesday totalling 529.5 billion euros.
The massive credit
James Murdoch has stepped down as the executive chairman of News International, the UK newspaper business that owns the Sun and the Times
No more austerity! That was the demand from unions in Brussels a day before EU leaders are due to gather in the city for a summit which will be
France’s cinema industry is basking in the glory of picking up five Oscars earlier this week.
After his film the Artist swept the board in Los
Around half of the wetlands across the Mediterranean basin have been lost over the past century, say environmental campaigners.
Recently, some 350
More unverified amateur video is said to show Syrian troops driving through the streets of Daraa, as government attacks move from the air to the
The call for strike action during London 2012 Olympics has unleashed a salvo of condemnation from politicians.
Len McCluskey the leader of the
850 people took part in a “mattress dominoes” event in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday (February 28), to try and break the Guiness World Record for
The hopes of some at the European Parliament that all mobile phone roaming charges would end in the European Union in two years time have been
The latest jump in the price of Apple’s shares has made the company worth a new record high of $500 billion.
Only Microsoft, Cisco, Intel
Inflation in the 17 countries using the euro was lower than first estimated in January.
The EU’s statistics office Eurostat said its latest
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is set for a convincing victory in Sunday’s presidential election, according to the latest voter survey.
Mitt Romney is a step closer to cementing his position as the Republican candidate who will take on US President Barack Obama in November’s
Iran’s parliamentary election on Friday will pit allies of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against those loyal to Supreme Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Syrian government forces are carrying out a ground assault on the Syrian city of Homs, targeting the Baba Amro neighbourhood, according to activists