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Egyptian authorities arrest doctors and silence critics amid pandemic

Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s handling of the rising coronavirus crisis. At least 10...

Statues related to France’s colonial era daubed in paint

Two Paris statues related to France’s colonial era were daubed with red paint amid a global movement to take down monuments to figures tied...

Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

Eiffel Tower says ‘Merci’ to health workers fighting coronavirus

Health workers saving lives during the coronavirus outbreak have received a huge show of gratitude with the help of the Eiffel Tower. The Paris landmark...

Passengers evacuated as smoke billows over major railway station in Paris

Police evacuated a major railway station in Paris after a fire engulfed multiple vehicles and sent a large cloud of black smoke over the...

Coronavirus patient dies in Paris hospital

A 60-year-old Frenchman has died of coronavirus in a Paris hospital, the second virus-related death in France. The head of France’s national health service, Jerome...

Man shot dead in Paris after threatening police with knife

A man who lunged at a Paris police patrol with a knife and threatened to kill the officers has been shot dead in the...

Police clear makeshift migrant camps in Paris

French police have dismantled makeshift migrant camps in areas underneath highways in Paris after President Emmanuel Macron’s government pledged to get tough on immigration. Police...

French train strike aimed at Macron’s pension overhaul

Trains have been disrupted and dozens of demonstrations were held across France as unions called a strike over President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed overhaul of...

Police use tear gas in Paris amid array of protests

Paris police have used tear gas to disperse anti-government demonstrators trying to revive the yellow vest movement in France. The French capital was placed under...

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FIFA referees’ chief Pierluigi Collina calls for more use of pitchside monitor

Referees’ chief Pierluigi Collina has underlined the importance of using pitchside monitors and warned video assistant referees must not to show the “wrong kind...

Britain heads for sharpest economic slump of major economies in Covid-19 storm

Britain will suffer the sharpest peak-to-trough economic slump of any major economy this year, rating agency Moody’s has warned, and ramp up national debt...

Johnny Depp tells High Court no other woman has accused him of violence

Johnny Depp has told the High Court he has never before been accused of hitting a woman, as he continued to give evidence in...

Comet provides spectacular show as it streaks past Earth

A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning night-time show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail. Comet Neowise swept within...

Hagia Sophia formally restored as mosque by Turkish president

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque. He declared it open to Muslim worship on Friday, hours...
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