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EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks

The European Union has issued one of its most upbeat assessments of the state of post-Brexit trade negotiations. EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen...

Thousands protest after Belarus opposition supporter ‘killed by security forces’

Thousands of people have rallied in Belarus following the death of an opposition supporter after he was reportedly beaten by security forces, and the...

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy says ‘corruption’ case should be dropped

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy wants authorities to drop an investigation into alleged illegal financing of his 2007 campaign by the regime of late...

Boris Johnson speaks with Macron as Brexit deadline looms

Boris Johnson has held down-to-the-wire Brexit talks with Emmanuel Macron as the clock ticks towards the deadline for a Brexit deal. The UK's Prime Minister...

Downing Street says Brexit law necessary to protect Northern Ireland peace

Downing Street has said new Brexit legislation is necessary to protect the Northern Ireland peace process if Britain is unable to secure a free...

UK negotiator Frost: We are not scared of leaving EU without a trade deal

The UK’s chief negotiator has said his government is not “scared” of walking away from talks with the European Union without a deal and...

UK is risking leaving EU without deal by refusing to compromise, warns Barnier

The UK risks crashing out of the EU without a trade deal by refusing to compromise and break the deadlock in post-Brexit negotiations, Michel...

French prime minister Edouard Philippe resigns

French prime minister Edouard Philippe has resigned, with a government reshuffle expected in the coming days. The official statement did not say whether whether Mr...

Merkel says Germany can afford more debt to fund EU recovery

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country can afford to take on more debt to help fund an unprecedented economic recovery programme for the...

Barnier takes hard line on trade deal ahead of next round of post-Brexit negotiations

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has told Boris Johnson to stick to his promises as he warned there would not be a trade deal...

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Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild

An owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree has been released back into the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller...

Suspect in Swiss knife attack had tried to travel to Syria

Police in Switzerland say a woman suspected of carrying out a knife attack that is being investigated as possible terrorism formed an online relationship...

Iran says British-Australian academic freed in exchange for three Iranians

Iran has released detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, according to Iran state TV. Ms Moore-Gilbert was a Melbourne...

China accuses UK of discriminating with tech ban

China has accused the UK of improperly attacking Chinese tech companies after the British government proposed a law to block market access to telecom...

Coronavirus cases in Europe are slowing down – WHO

The coronavirus pandemic has “slowed down” in the past week although death rates continued to rise, with more than 67,000 new deaths reported, the...
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