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Free Pussy Riot - a message in blood

At the scene of a crime in Kazan a message written in blood was present on the walls: "Free Pussy Riot!” Authorities say that this might have nothing to do with why the two Russian girls from that apartment were murdered.

  • Written by Jed E. Robinson
  • Category: Europe

Naspers Group buys 70% of eMAG shares

Naspers Group bought a large share of eMAG for 100 million dollars. eMAG is an online store that was started 11 years ago in Romania. eMAG sells products worth $150 million every year in Romania and East Europe.

  • Written by Jed E. Robinson
  • Category: Europe

Teenager buys alcohol using a fake ID with a cartoon character picture

A teenager from Nottinghamshire, UK bought alcohol from 13 different shops with the help of a fake ID. The UK retailing strategy for alcohol strictly says that if someone appears to be younger than 25 years old, then the retailers must ask for identification.

  • Written by Jed E. Robinson
  • Category: Europe

Spain's new austerity measures

This Wednesday Spain announced it will deepen the already existing austerity measures. Mariano Rajoy, France's Prime Minister plans to slash 65 billion euros from the deficit by 2014 in order to avoid a bailout.

  • Written by Jed E. Robinson
  • Category: Europe

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