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Merkel Protege Kramp-Karrenbauer Succeeds Her as German CDU Leader...
Germany's Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe's most influential leader as chancellor.Kramp-Karrenbauer, 56, is M
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-07 20:09 UTC
'It's burning': scenes of urban warfare rock Paris...
As protesters spread out from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, daylong clashes between police and "yellow vest" demonstrators left dozens of cars burned out and store-fronts vandalised.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-01 20:07 UTC
Paris police: 65 people including 11 police officers injured in violent protests in the French capital; 140 arrested...
Paris police: 65 people including 11 police officers injured in violent protests in the French capital; 140 arrested
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-01 15:59 UTC
Photos show what life looks like in one of the darkest places on earth after residents built a system of mirrors to mimic the sun...
Historic Rjukan is located just west of Oslo in Norway. The town spends half the year in a perpetual shadow cast by a mountain range and the low-lying sun. A system of mirrors installed in 2013 deflects sunlight down onto the town square so locals and vis
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-30 22:34 UTC
Thousands in Europe Protest Violence Against Women...
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Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris, where a separate protest against rising fuel prices brought clashes. Anti-violence rallies across France drew around 50,000
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-25 04:34 UTC
Brexit: A guide to where we are...
Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit deal with Brussels. What happens now?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-15 16:43 UTC
U.K., EU and the draft Brexit deal: What you need to know and what happens next...
Both sides now begin the long and arduous process of getting May's agreement with the European Union approved
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-15 16:42 UTC
Angela Merkel calls for the creation of a 'real, true' European army...
The German Chancellor put forward the idea in a speech to the European Parliament, echoing the words of Emmanuel Macron who called for the creation of a European army just days earlier.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-14 18:24 UTC
AP finds almost 4,900 migrants headed to Europe go missing...
The Associated Press found nearly 4,900 people whose families say they simply disappeared without a trace in Europe or en route, including more than 2,700 children whose families reported them missing to the Red Cross.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-01 05:49 UTC
European court upholds conviction of woman accused of insulting Muhammed...
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) this week upheld a conviction against an Austrian woman who called the Islamic prophet Muhammed a pedophile.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-27 14:20 UTC
80 Illegal Migrants Stage Jailbreak from Deportation Centre, Injure 10 Officers...
(AP) — Spanish police say that 10 officers and one migrant have been injured when a large group of migrants tried to escape from a holding centre where they await deportation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-20 15:10 UTC
British man dying with human variant of 'mad cow disease' to be given the only cure for the disease...
Until now there has been no treatment for CJD, which is fatal. Scientists at University College London's Prion Unit, have spent 20 years working on the treatment, a synthetic antibody called PRN100.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-18 02:20 UTC
Merkel allies lose majority in key Bavarian election...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-15 02:47 UTC
Mysterious smell across London probably came from Europe, expert says...
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Analysis suggests stench was something carried to London on the wind from Austria or Germany, but no one knows precisely what chemical caused a stench that was like 'chlorine meets TCP/Dettol meets battery acid'
By peterb on 2018-10-11 17:17 UTC
Bulgaria under pressure after journalist's brutal murder...
Bulgaria was under pressure Monday to find the killer of a television journalist whose brutal murder sparked international condemnation, as mourners thronged candlelight vigils in the capital Sofia and the northern town of Ruse where she was killed.The gl
By viper1 on 2018-10-08 23:48 UTC
Outcry as Jews create own group in German far-right party...
Jewish members of the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, met in the southwestern German city of Wiesbaden on Sunday to create a Jewish section within the party — a move that drew strong condemnation from other Jews.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-07 18:17 UTC
Macedonia referendum: Polls close name change vote...
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The referendum on renaming the country North Macedonia could lead to Nato and EU membership.
By peterb on 2018-09-30 20:35 UTC
Man drives car into crowd in southern France leaving two injured...
A man drove into a crowd of revellers gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident occurred on the eve of the city's Feria de Nimes festival.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-14 22:16 UTC
U.K. Police Urge Citizens To Report Neighbors For 'Offensive Or Insulting' Speech...
Freedom from criminal investigation and arrest may now be subject to someone else's feelings or perceptions in England thanks to hate crime laws.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-11 13:01 UTC
Sweden seeks way out of political gridlock after far-right gains...
Swedish political parties face weeks of haggling to form a government after voters delivered a hung parliament on Sunday, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats saying they hold the balance of power.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-10 18:52 UTC
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