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Third death confirmed in Czech train crash tragedy

The death toll after a collision between a high-speed train and a truck in the eastern Czech Republic has reached three after a passenger...

Two killed as high-speed train collides with truck

Two passengers were killed when a high-speed train collided with a truck in eastern Czech Republic. The crash occurred at 7.43am today local time at...

Eurostar carries record 2.8m passengers despite Calais strikes

Channel Tunnel high-speed train company Eurostar said it notched up record passenger numbers despite disruption from last month’s strikes in Calais. The group said it...

Striking ferry workers block Eurotunnel terminal at Calais

Striking French ferry workers are blocking access to the loading terminal for the Eurotunnel that links France and Britain, delaying freight and passengers hoping...

Lufthansa plane in near-miss with drone during Warsaw landing

A Lufthansa plane almost collided with a drone as it approached Warsaw international airport, Polish officials have revealed. Warsaw airport spokesman Przemyslaw Przybylski said the...

Mayors gather at Vatican to sign climate change declaration

Dozens of environmentally-friendly mayors from around the world are set to sign a Vatican declaration urging their national leaders to approve a “bold climate...

Jewish sports event to be held in site constructed by Nazis

Europe’s largest Jewish sporting event is to be staged in Germany for the first time, bringing more than 2,000 athletes together from around the...

One low bid at auction for Spanish ‘ghost airport’

One of Spain’s “ghost airports” – expensive projects that were virtually unused – received just one bid in a bankruptcy auction after costing some...

German parliament backs Merkel on Greece bailout talks ‘to avoid chaos’

German policy-makers have given overwhelming approval to opening detailed negotiations with Greece on a new bailout package. Members of parliament voted 439-119 in favour of...

Crying refugee girl puts Angela Merkel on the spot

Angela Merkel has been criticised over her awkward treatment of a young refugee girl brought to tears by the German chancellor's comments on asylum. A...

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