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Sepp Blatter: Love him or loathe him

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'Platini bites back, but Blatter holds on'

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Mexico: New bloodbath linked to drug trafficking

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Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch goes on sale for $100 million

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Cameron's EU charm offensive

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'No appetite among member states' to revise EU treaties for UK referendum

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Greener and fairer? EU revamps Common Agricultural Policy

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Latest update : 2011-10-05

Science at what cost? (part 2)

If belt-tightening has politicians eyeing cuts in funding, there’s nothing like Nobel prize-giving season to stir passion for science. François Picard’s panel notes growing enthusiasm among teenagers, but many think twice before committing themselves to the long, arduous slog to a doctorate.

  • Didier CHATENAY - Physicist, Researcher at the CNRS; Member of "Sauvons la recherche" ("Save research" committee);
  • Armand AJDARI - Research & Development, Saint-Gobain France;
  • Ludovic GARATTINI - President, Eurodoc (European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers);
  • Jack GROVE - Times Higher Education Magazine (from London).

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM meets Europe's leaders to plead his cause (part 2)

Lunch in The Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistle-stop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM meets Europe's leaders to plead his cause (part 1)

Lunch in The Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistle-stop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world's most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football's governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 1)

The world’s most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football’s governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-26 Iran

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

The fight is on in Ramadi, a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militias. But even as the operation unfolds,...

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