Interview: Unemployment in Europe | Made in GermanyMany European countries do not offer unemployment insurance, something which trade unions have long wanted to change. Made in Germany speaks to Holger Schäfer from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research about EU-wide insurance and the job market.
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Nepal Earthquake Aid Delivered by U.S. MarinesU.S. Marines fly Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to deliver tents to remote villages in earthquake-ravaged Nepal. They are racing to provide shelter to thousands of homeless Nepalese before the monsoon arrives in June. Photo: Sean McClain/The Wall Street Journal
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Baltimore Mayor Asks DOJ to Investigate PoliceBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she's asked the Department of Justice to investigate the city's police department and determine whether it discriminates or exhibits patterns of excessive force. (May 6)
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Nev: Chelsea the exampleOther Premier League clubs should take Chelsea's lead if they are to be more successful, says Gary Neville.
What Di Natale's rise signifies for GreensTHE Greens have gone for an ex-VFL footballer and doctor in choosing Richard Di Natale as leader. In doing so, they have taken a step away from their historic strengths.
Council to probe $1.5m hipster flopMELBOURNE City Council has launched an internal investigation into how a $1.5 million video on hipsters getting hypnotised ever got off the ground.
Hockey accepts GST carve-up recommendationTREASURER Joe Hockey has approved the Grants Commission's recommendations on how GST revenue will be carved up next year.
MH370 search to change in winterAS the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 shifts gears for winter, authorities say the plane may never be recovered if it's inaccessible.
Kiwi waves slam California coastA storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away.
SpaceX tests launch abort systemSpaceX puts its Dragon astronaut capsule through a practice abort - a demonstration of how the ship would cope with a pad emergency.
Baltimore police in new race probeThe mayor of Baltimore has asked US investigators to see if the city's police department engages in routine discrimination or excessive force.
UK £5,000 electric car grant to run out in monthsNews 6 May, 2015 No replacement scheme in place yet for UK electric car grants with review not due until after the election
Counsell Replaces Roenicke With BrewersThe Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell. Milwaukee, a major league-worst 7-18, lost 40 of its final 56 games under Roenicke. (May 4)
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'French Patriot Act' criticised online
France's Parliament has voted in favour of legislation that will give the security services increased surveillance potential. It has been dubbed the "French Patriot Act" by critics. We take a look at some of the online reactions.
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Murder victim's family has no idea why Sharif Said was murderedOttawa Police continue the hunt tonight for a killer in connection with the city's third murder of the year. 21-year-old Sharif Said was gunned down early Sunday morning on Tremblay Road near the Ottawa Train Station. Today, Said's family spoke of the young man's accomplishments
'We might have made a little bit of history,' NDP Rachel Notley named premier-elect of AlbertaJust over 30 minutes after the polls closed across Alberta, the CTV Election Desk projected an NDP win in the provincial election – and a short time later, they projected an NDP majority government.
Jim Prentice concedes defeat: 'voters are always right in our democracy'After the election results were clear, outgoing Alberta premier Jim Prentice stepped aside from public life, resigning -- effective immediately -- as leader of the provincial Progressive Conservatives.
Bill Clinton praises Liberia's progress on EbolaFormer U.S. President Bill Clinton said Monday he was pleased to see Liberia's progress in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease, and urged residents of the West African nation to support those who survived.
SpaceX crew capsule soars with dummy aboardSpaceX has chalked up another test flight, this one for the capsule it will use to carry astronauts into orbit.
Buyer, beware: Photos of Winnipeg landlord's home used in scam adWinnipeg landlord Dianne Wright is warning people about a fake ad listing her home for half the price of what she offered. At least one person was told to send a $400 damage deposit in exchange for keys to the home.
Florida woman held hostage uses Pizza Hut's online ordering to ask for helpA central Florida woman helped save herself and her children by sending a message in an online pizza order that asked employees to call 911 because she was being held hostage.
Melting Arctic ice changing weather patterns, scientists sayScientists are warning of an increasing environmental chain reaction as the melting of Arctic ice hits a new record this year, following a winter in which the ice at the top of the northern hemisphere reached its peak thickness weeks ahead of normal.
Exes Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet Reunite on Red CarpetOut of all the dazzling couples at the Met Gala, this one stopped us in our tracks! Yes, exes Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet walked the red carpet arm in arm. The former couple reunited to support their daughter Zoe but had no problem getting close for the cameras. In March, the two were spotted on th
Car jumpers compete in English countrysideWith a day off for a national holiday on Monday, spectators at the race-track saw competitors jump over rows of 10 cars in the hope of winning the UK car jumpers title. The winner was Ruben Neves, jumping for the first time in an old purple car.
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Anti-racism protest becomes violent in Tel AvivPolice on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most violent demonstrations of the city in years.
The protesters, mostly Israeli jews of Ethiopian origin, were demonstrating against police racism and brutality a