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Elysee candidate Francois Fillon faces new probe over ‘fake jobs’

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon faces investigation by France's financial prosecutors over jobs he gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the...

Angela Merkel’s party slips behind centre-left SPD in new poll

Germany's Social Democrats have nudged past Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new...

Greece’s era of austerity is over according to PM Alexis Tsipras

The era of austerity is over for Greece, according to the country's prime minister. Alexis Tsipras painted a positive picture of reforms the country has...

Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanon’s grand mufti over headscarf demand

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti after his aides asked her to...

Mike Pence insists US has ‘strong commitment’ to Europe

US vice president Mike Pence has moved to allay EU fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and its commitment to...

Renzi resigns as party leader in bid to secure stronger mandate

Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has resigned as Democratic Party leader in a bid to win a stronger mandate before the national election. As promised,...

Theresa May calls for early deal on post-Brexit EU citizens’ rights

Theresa May stressed the importance of an early deal on EU citizens' rights after Brexit during talks with French prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve at...

Marine le Pen faces new problems in French presidential campaign

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing more troubles, with fresh revelations in an investigation into her European Parliament assistants and criticism...

Tony Blair: Scottish independence ‘back on the table’ after Brexit

Tony Blair has said the case for Scottish independence is "much more credible" after the Brexit vote. The former British prime minister warned the break-up...

Merkel reiterates ‘spying among friends’ is unacceptable at surveillance hearing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told politicians she stands by her 2013 complaint that "spying among friends" is unacceptable as she appeared before a...

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Joe Biden’s victory certified in two key states as Donald Trump fights on

Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election results in favour of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continued...

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

A Chinese robot probe sent to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s landed on the moon, the government...

Belarus opposition to make list of police officers accused of abuse

Belarus’ opposition will compile a register of police officers accused of abuses against peaceful demonstrators protesting the reelection of the country’s authoritarian leader, an...

Two killed as car ploughs into pedestrian zone in German city

Two people were killed and several injured in the southwestern German city of Trier when a car drove into a pedestrian zone, police said. Trier...

Unemployment falls in Germany despite partial coronavirus shutdown

Germany’s unemployment rate dipped in November despite a partial shutdown introduced to halt a sharp rise in coronavirus infections, official data showed. However, estimates suggest...
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