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Opposition party wins Slovakia election after anti-corruption campaign

The centre-right populist opposition has claimed victory in the parliamentary election in Slovakia, ending the reign of the country’s long dominant but scandal-tainted leftist...

Barnier says UK must accept ‘ground rules’ if it wants EU market access

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has issued a fresh warning that the UK must accept common standards with the bloc if it wants...

German leader Angela Merkel’s party in crisis as successor quits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s designated successor has unexpectedly thrown in the towel, plunging her conservative party into deeper crisis as it struggles to agree...

European Parliament expected to sign off Brexit deal

The European Parliament is to set the seal on Britain’s departure from the EU in a final vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit...

Italy’s regional voters thwart hopes of Matteo Salvini’s League party

Italian voters have thwarted right-wing opposition leader Matteo was Salvini’s hopes of turning an election in a key northern region into a springboard for...

Greece gets first female president after parliamentary vote

High court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected as Greece’s first female president with an overwhelming majority in a parliamentary vote. Politicians on Wednesday voted...

German coalition party selects new leaders

Members of Germany’s junior governing party have chosen a left-leaning duo as their new leaders, a decision that could endanger the future of Chancellor...

Two million apply to register to vote since British General Election announced

More than two million people in the UK have applied to register to vote since the General Election was announced, according to British Government...

Socialists win Spanish election, but far-right party surges

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s Socialists have won Spain’s national election, but large gains by the far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political...

Macron piles pressure on MPs to back Brexit deal by hinting at no further delays

Emmanuel Macron turned up the pressure on MPs to back Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal by raising doubts that any further delay will be...

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Gary Barlow on the positives of lockdown: I’m getting so much done

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Britain’s Got Talent releases clips of new contestants ahead of show’s return

The makers of Britain’s Got Talent have released footage of new contestants performing in front of the show’s judges ahead of programme’s return to...

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon has become the latest sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis. The tournament was scheduled to take place at the All...

Trump resists national lockdown, leaving US states to make their own decisions

US President Donald Trump is resisting calls to order a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus. Mr Trump’s refusal to implement such restrictions...
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