Euronews, European television news network


Euronews is a European television news network, headquartered in LyonFrance. The network began broadcasting on 1 January 1993 and covers world news from a European perspective.

The majority of Euronews (88%) is owned by Portuguese investment management firm Alpac Capital with the rest partly owned by several European and North African public and state-owned broadcasting organisations.

It is a provider of live-streamed news, which can be viewed in most of the world (with the exceptions of the United States, Canada, Turkey, Singapore, China, Cuba, and North Korea)[ via its website, on YouTube, and on 

In 1992, following the Persian Gulf War, during which CNN's position as the preeminent source of 24-hour news programming was cemented, the European Broadcasting Union decided to establish Euronews to present information from a European perspective. The channel's first broadcast was on 1 January 1993 from Écully, Lyon. An additional broadcast studio was set up in London in 1996. It was founded by a group of ten public broadcasters. Wikipedia

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