Category: Europe

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Gas blast in Paris kills two firefighters

Two firefighters have been killed after a huge explosion at a bakery in the French capital, Paris, officials say. The ...

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Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill

Heavy snowfalls brought chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden on Friday, leaving roads blocked, trains halted and schools shut. ...

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Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off ...

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Pope Francis shows off ball spinning skills

Pope Francis impressed crowds at the Vatican as he showed off his ball-twirling skills. A group of Cuban circus performers ...

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N Korea ambassador to Italy ‘disappeared’

South Korea’s spy agency has told officials that North Korea’s ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports ...

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Russia granted US access to spy suspect

Russia says it has allowed US consular access to American citizen Paul Whelan who was arrested in Moscow on Friday ...

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Deadly train accident on Danish bridge

Six people have been killed and 16 injured in a train accident on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. Rail ...

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11 bodies now recovered from rubble at Russia gas blast collapse site

The remains of 11 people have been pulled from the debris of the 10-story block that partially collapsed in the ...

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Germany adopts legal third gender identity

Intersex people in Germany can now legally identify themselves as a third gender, under a new law adopted in December. ...

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Manchester stabbing terror related

The stabbing of three people – including a police officer – at Manchester Victoria station on New Year’s Eve is ...