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Dozens hurt in Barcelona rush-hour train crash

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush-hour at a busy Barcelona station Friday, leaving 56 people injured,...
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Russia warns US after House votes for new sanctions

Russia on Wednesday raised the prospect of retaliation after an overwhelming vote by the US House of Representative to impose new sanctions left President...

UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040: report

Britain will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution, the government...
wild fires

10,000 flee as wildfires rage in southeast France

At least 10,000 people, including thousands of holidaymakers, were evacuated overnight after a new wildfire broke out in southern France, which was already battling...
wild fires

Hundreds battle wild fires across southern France

Hundreds of firefighters were battling blazes across southern France on Monday, with one inferno spreading across 900 hectares of forest and threatening homes on...
march against state internet crackdown

Russians march against state internet crackdown

Around 1,000 people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to protest against the government's harsh legislative controls on the internet. Demonstrators at the rally, which...
Britain's Princess Diana and her two sons

William and Harry had ‘short’ chat with Diana on day she died

Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry have revealed they talked to their mother Princess Diana on the day she died and that the "short"...

Germany’s Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law

Tens of thousands of people marched through Berlin for the annual Gay Pride parade on Saturday, just weeks after Germany's parliament legalised same-sex marriage. This...
French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Chief of the Defence Staff, French Army General Pierre de Villiers

French military chief quits after Macron row

French leader Emmanuel Macron faced the biggest crisis of his young presidency on Wednesday following the resignation of the head of the armed forces...

Russian court confirms Jehovah’s Witnesses ban

Russia's Supreme Court Monday confirmed a ban on Jehovah's Witnesses, labelled by authorities as an "extremist organisation". "The Russian Supreme Court has decided to reject...