Category: Europe

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Catalonia postpones vote for new regional head, sticks with Puigdemont

The Catalan parliament speaker said the vote for a new regional head, planned for Tuesday, had been postponed but insisted ...

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Any Brexit deal will hit UK economy

The UK economy will grow more slowly outside the European Union, no matter what deal is struck with Brussels, a ...

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German shock at exhaust tests on humans

The German government has denounced experiments funded by German carmakers in which humans and monkeys reportedly inhaled diesel exhaust fumes. ...

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River Seine peaks in flood-hit Paris

The swollen River Seine in the French capital, Paris, has peaked at about four metres above its normal water level ...

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Ikea founder Kamprad dies at 91

The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, the company has ...

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Czech president Zeman wins second term

Czech President Milos Zeman has won a second term in office following a tight run-off vote against rival Jiri Drahos. ...

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Mid-air collision kills four in Germany

A small plane and a helicopter have collided in south-western Germany killing four people, police say. A rescue helicopter which ...

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Hungary blasted over ‘Stop Soros’ bill targeting NGOs

Human rights groups and critics have decried the right-wing Hungarian government’s introduction of legislation targeting NGOs that work with refugees ...

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Ukraine declares Russian occupation in eastern region

Ukraine’s far eastern region is “occupied” by Russia, the parliament announced on Thursday, as Moscow warned the declaration could reignite ...

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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said. Five people managed to ...