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Nigerian authorities have begun demolishing
the biggest slum dwelling in the country’s largest city, Lagos.
Makoko slum was home to nearly 100,000
The Tour de France was stunned on Tuesday when Luxembourg’s Frank Schleck, third overall in last year’s race, has been pulled out the 2012 edition
Controversy continues to dog the London Olympics. First it was security concerns now the capital’s strained transport network is in the
Members of the US Senate banking committee and the financial markets were disappointed by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s update on the
A wildfire raging in the Canary Islands has now entered a national park that is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Since it started on Sunday, the blaze
Hungary has started what promise to be difficult talks with the International Monetary Fund on a vital loan.
Budapest has central Europe’s highest
More bad news for Alcatel-Lucent as the French-American telephone equipment maker gave up on achieving its 2012 profit margin target.
A train crash near the Egyptian capital Cairo has slightly injured several people.
Security and medical officials have denied earlier reports that
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
UN special envoy Kofi Annan has said the situation in Syria has reached a “critical point”. He was speaking in Moscow where he met Vladimir Putin in
A breakthrough pill said to reduce the risk of contracting HIV by up to 73%, has been given the green light by the US health regulator, the
PSA Peugeot Citroën may have been the first in Europe to announce lay offs and a plant closure, but industry watchers say it will not be the last
Barcelona is honouring the work of contemporary artist Mona Hatoum with a major show.
Entitled ‘Projection’, the exhibition is held in the rooms
Outfest, L.A.‘s annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival has reached its milestone 30th birthday. Reason enough then to pay tribute to one of the
Microsoft could face more EU fines for failing to comply with an anti-trust settlement to give Windows users a choice of web browsers.
Italian police have arrested the country’s so-called Mozzarella King on suspicion of Mafia involvement. Officers also seized assets worth 100 million
Emergency services in Turkey are praising the early warning system that ensured there were no casualties when an Istanbul skyscraper caught
Spain’s King Juan Carlos has volunteered for a 7.1 per cent pay cut – the same cut that has been imposed on civil servants throughout the
As British Foreign Secretary William Hague visits Syrian refugees in Jordan, a United Nations report reveals the number of people who have fled the
Torrential rains that have already affected two million people in southern Chinese provinces are continuing to batter many areas.
Dozens of people
Life is full of little noises. The satisfying click when you know the lid is on right or the cacophony of sounds from your average kitchen appliance
The European Commission has rejected a call from a number of countries – led by Estonia and Poland -to help dairy farmers hit by the falling price of
After the shock announcement of planned job cuts at PSA Peugeot Citroen, it’s time for negotiations. The French government initiated discussions with
The Syrian army is said to have used helicopters for the first time in Damascus to attack at least one district where rebels have been gaining the
German analysts and investors were pessimistic again in July – for the third month running.
A survey by the ZEW think tank shows the eurozone
The Greek government is still struggling to raise cash from investors in the one area where it is not reliant on bailouts.
On Tuesday it sold 1.65
Yahoo has poached one of Google’s top engineers as its latest chief executive to try to restore it as an Internet powerhouse.
Marissa Mayer will
What are your favourite sporting moments from the Summer Olympic Games? euronews has selected for you 10 examples of extraordinary Olympic
The battle is on in the Canary Islands to put raging forest fires under control, including one in Tenerife which is threatening a precious nature