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Thursday 15 October 2009
Two more European qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup finals were confirmed last night, Switzerland and Slovakia booking their places in South Africa, while Portugal, despite being without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, reached the play-offs with a 4-0 win over Malta.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
John Toshack has mounted a strong defence of his tenure as Wales manager as pressure mounts following a dismal spell of seven defeats in 10 matches over the past year.
Monday 12 October 2009
Tuesday 06 October 2009
During the summer, the number of people out of work across all 27 European Union countries rose to nearly 22 million, or nine per cent of the workforce – the worst monthly figure for almost ten years.
Sunday 06 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Birmingham City have signed Sunderland midfielder Teemu Tainio on loan until the end of the season.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Liechtenstein's prince has angered German Jews by invoking the Holocaust to defend his country's banking secrecy laws.
Sunday 16 August 2009
HM Revenue & Customs is giving preferential treatment to Britons who have sheltered money offshore in Liechtenstein to avoid paying tax, a leading accountancy firm has said.
Saturday 15 August 2009
I had never imagined the Eucharist in German would be so easy to understand. "Das ist mein Blut..." said the Archbishop of Liechtenstein as he continued his liturgies from the open marquee. Meanwhile, I wondered what I was doing at 9.30am, in heavy rain, sheltering under some dripping alders in the fourth-smallest country in Europe.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
Outlook: And so Liechtenstein has surrendered. Following on from the tax information exchange deal with the US comes a similar one with the UK. There will be an amnesty for around 5,000 account holders who could have stashed up to £3bn in the tiny principality, together with a tacit assurance that they won't be prosecuted if they agree to assume the position and pay up. They'd be well advised to do so because it is more than people in other tax havens may be offered.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from flu picked up on Real Madrid's U.S. tour and has failed to link up with the Portugal squad for their friendly in Liechtenstein, the club said on its website.
Thursday 18 June 2009
For European workers, 2009 does not look like a good year. Europe's overall unemployment rate is nearly 8.5 per cent at the moment, and much higher in some countries. It looks set to rise over the coming months, youth unemployment especially.
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Monday 08 June 2009
Wednesday 29 April 2009
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Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
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