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Fourth victim of April van attack in Germany dies from injuries

Fourth victim of April van attack in Germany dies from injuries

German authorities say a fourth person has died from injuries suffered when a man drove his van into a crowd in the northwestern city of Muenster almost four months ago. Police told news agency dpa Monday that a 56-year-old man from the Netherlands died in the hospital Sunday. Twenty...

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Half of UK voters support referendum on Brexit deal, no deal or staying: Sky

Half of UK voters support referendum on Brexit deal, no deal or staying: Sky

Half of British voters support a referendum to choose between leaving with a deal that the government may clinch with the European Union, leaving with no deal or staying in the EU, Sky News reported on Monday, citing its own poll. The poll showed 40 percent opposed such a vote, while 10...

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Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91 as village grieves

Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91 as village grieves

Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday, six days after Europe's deadliest forest fire in more than a century. Before the national fire service updated the...

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Merkel's conservatives hit 12-year low in German poll

Merkel's conservatives hit 12-year low in German poll

Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, trying to move beyond a bitter dispute over migrant policy that threatened the coalition, has fallen to its lowest level since 2006, a poll showed Sunday. The Emnid poll published in Bild am Sonntag showed Merkel's Christian...

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Ex-Catalan leader returns to Belgium

Ex-Catalan leader returns to Belgium

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has returned to Belgium after Spain’s Supreme Court dropped an international arrest warrant for him. “This will not be my last stop. This is not the end of my journey. I will travel around Europe to the four corners of the continent to defend our...

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London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to flight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains. A week of extreme heat gave way to thunderstorms Friday, touching off travel delays on Saturday....

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Barcelona taxis strike to protest ride-hailing apps

Barcelona taxis strike to protest ride-hailing apps

Taxi drivers from all corners of Spain drove to Barcelona to join a 2-day strike that started Wednesday in protest of the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps. Uber and Cabify briefly halted service, saying some of their drivers were attacked. The taxi...

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Poland's Senate approves Supreme Court changes

Poland's Senate approves Supreme Court changes

Poland's Senate approved early Wednesday a controversial bill to reform the Supreme Court in a move that critics say puts the judicial system under government control and is a threat to the country's democracy. The changes, backed by 60 senators with 30 against and one abstention, will...

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May says will lead Brexit negotiations with EU

May says will lead Brexit negotiations with EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she would now lead negotiations with the European Union, shifting the focus of the Brexit department toward preparing for Britain’s departure from the bloc. A special unit within May’s office has played an increasing role in Brexit talks during...

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Death toll at 49 in Greek wildfires

Death toll at 49 in Greek wildfires

Twin wildfires raging through popular seaside areas near the Greek capital have torched homes, cars and forests and killed at least 49 people, authorities said Tuesday, raising the death toll after rescue crews reported finding the bodies of more than 20 people huddled together near a beach....

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Suspected acid attack seriously injures boy aged 3 in UK

Suspected acid attack seriously injures boy aged 3 in UK

British police said Sunday they have arrested a man after a three-year-old boy was seriously injured in a "deliberate" suspected acid attack in central England on Saturday. The boy is being treated for "serious burns to his arm and face" in hospital following the mid-afternoon incident...

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Novichok victim Rowley discharged: UK hospital

Novichok victim Rowley discharged: UK hospital

Charlie Rowley, who was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok, was discharged from a British hospital Friday and poses no risk to the public, his medical team said. "Earlier today, Charlie Rowley was discharged from hospital. Charlie has been through an appalling experience most of us...

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Several injured in northern Germany bus assault: reports

Several injured in northern Germany bus assault: reports

Several people were injured in an assault by a man wielding a knife on a bus in northern Germany, police and witnesses said Friday. The packed bus was heading in the direction of Travemuende, a popular beach close to the city of Luebeck, when a man pulled a weapon on passengers, local...

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Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision

Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Northern Ireland promoting her latest Brexit plan. The embattled British leader is using a speech Friday to urge European Union leaders to take a more flexible view on how to solve the Irish border issue, a key sticking point in talks on...

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France opens probe into alleged assault by Macron security officer

France opens probe into alleged assault by Macron security officer

French prosecutors said Thursday that they had opened a probe into an alleged assault by a senior security officer working for President Emmanuel Macron who was identified in a video hitting a protestor. Alexandre Benalla, who was head of security during Macron's campaign last year and...

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UK watchdog tells banks to prepare for hard Brexit

UK watchdog tells banks to prepare for hard Brexit

Britain's banks and insurers must plan for a "hard" Brexit in case a transition period is not in place next March, a senior British regulator said Thursday. "With eight months until we exit the European Union in March 2019, it is important we all - regulators and industry - continue to...

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‘Brexit continues to mean Brexit’ as May presses on with her plan

‘Brexit continues to mean Brexit’ as May presses on with her plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday her government had begun negotiations with the European Union based on her hard-won Brexit plan, pressing on with a proposal criticized by both wings of her Conservative Party. After narrowly escaping defeat in Parliament over her plans...

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London's Heathrow operations resume after airfield fire alarm

London's Heathrow operations resume after airfield fire alarm

London's Heathrow Airport said its operations were starting to resume after a fire alarm briefly affected the running of the airfield, including the control tower, on Wednesday. "We apologise for any inconvenience that this has caused," a spokeswoman said. "Emergency services responded...

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