Tag: Europe

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Statue’s face too friendly for Satan

A planned sculpture of Satan in the Spanish city of Segovia has been criticized for being too jolly. The bronze ...

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May’s Brexit deal rejected by MPs

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes – the largest defeat for a sitting ...

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Stabbed Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz dies in hospital

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity ...

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Russia’s only space telescope breaks down

Russia’s only space radio telescope is no longer responding to commands from Earth, officials say. Astro Space Centre chief Nikolai ...

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German WW1 U-boat emerges off French coast

The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern France after decades ...

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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 ...