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  • 21/02/14 10h15 GMT

    French athletes sweep the medals in the Olympic ski cross


    The finals of the men's ski-cross have ended in the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. French freestyler Jean-Frédéric Chapuis won gold, and silver and bronze went to his compatriots Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol.

  • 20/02/14 12h20 GMT

    Quarter of Africans go hungry as government broken promises hold back food production


    African governments spend an average of just five per cent of their national budgets on agriculture risking even greater hunger across the continent, according to a new report published today by the international agency, ActionAid.

    Despite promising 10 years ago to spend 10 per cent of their budgets on agriculture within five years, only seven of the 49 countries in sub-Saharan Arica have consistently reached the target.

  • 04/02/14 10h15 GMT

    Lautenschläger: no strong bank supervision without single bank resolution system


    The new bank EU supervisory structure will do away with "biased national practices", but the system for dealing with troubled banks must be ambitious, too. "Banking union needs two legs to be strong", said European Central Bank Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschläger told the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Monday, as she presented her credentials to become Vice-Chair of the ECB-led EU bank supervisor.

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