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Nokia's new sale strategy  bets on re-launch of '3310'

Nokia's new sale strategy bets on re-launch of '3310'

In order to encash once again the popularity of its iconic 3310 mobile phone model, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia is reportedly set to re-launch the sturdy cellphone model. 

France raises 'terror tax' to support victims of attacks

France raises 'terror tax' to support victims of attacks

French citizens will contribute an extra 1.60 euros (USD 1.67) on their property insurance policies to help finance a fund for victims of the extremist attacks that have recently hit the country.

Greece needs 85 billion euros through 2018

The International Monetary Fund says Greece will need debt relief and 85 billion euros (USD 95 billion) in new financing through 2018 because its situation has deteriorated since it closed its banks June 29.

Nigeria returns 10,000 euros to French love scam victim

Nigeria's anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had returned 10,000 euros to a French man who thought he met a beautiful Nigerian woman online willing to move to France... Only to find out it was a scam.

FIFA says paid Ireland 5 million euros, not dollars

FIFA says paid Ireland 5 million euros, not dollars

FIFA paid Ireland`s FA (FAI) 5 million euros to avoid a legal case over a controversial World Cup playoff defeat, 50 percent more than the $5 million it reported on Thursday at 2009 exchange rates, world soccer`s governing body said. 

Want euros in London? Don’t ask your bank

The exchange rates on the board are not even the best ones Sakthi and his colleagues give bigger or regular clients.

EU unlocks first 100 mn euros for Ukraine

The EU`s executive on Tuesday disbursed 100 million euros for Ukraine, the first tranche in a 1.61-billion-euro package to help the struggling country find its economic feet.

German court clears disgraced former president of corruption

A German court cleared Christian Wulff on Thursday of corruption charges for accepting about 700 euros in expenses at a beer festival when he was a state premier, ending the country`s first post-war trial of a former president.

Spain arrests Chinese suspects in major jewellery heist

Spanish police arrested 17 people including six Chinese suspects for a ram-raid on a jeweller’s in Madrid that looted luxury watches worth 23 million Euros (USD 31 million), officials said on Thursday.

UEFA approves Euro 2020 bidding regulations

The UEFA Executive Committee approved the bidding requirements and bid regulations for the UEFA Euro 2020 final football tournament, an action plan for protecting the integrity of football.

Franco-Belgian bank Dexia's shares fall by over a fifth

Another half a billion Euros was wiped off the market value of Dexia on Tuesday as investors grew increasingly concerned about its survival in its current form despite government promises to prop up the bank and insure every cent of its deposits.

Napoleon’s English lessons sell for 90,000 euros

Three lots of text as well as drawings had been valued 7,000 to 9,500 euros.