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Pizza, cappuccino prices in Italy doubled with euro

December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) The price for a pizza in Milan has doubled during the ten years since they gave up the lira for the euro currency. A cappuccino also ... Read more...

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Euro blamed for driving up cost of living in Spain

December 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Housing costs in Spain have risen 66 percent since the adoption of the euro in 2001, while food prices are up 48 percent, a consumers' organisation ... Read more...

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Russia to raise fuel export duties due to domestic shortage

April 29th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered to raise export duties on oil products in order to address the domestic gasoline shortages, RIA Novosti reported.Putin directed Deputy ... Read more...

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Spanish firm files for delisting from New York Stock Exchange

February 24th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish energy company Repsol-YPF officially informed the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of its decision to delist from the New York Stock Exchange, where its shares had ... Read more...

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London more attractive city to visitors than Paris, say the French

November 19th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): The French have conceded that London is better than Paris, says a new tourism survey.Officials responsible for selling Gallic attractions to the world admit that visitors would be ... Read more...

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