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Australian prime minister apologises for ‘no slavery’ claim

Australia’s prime minister has apologised to critics who accused him of denying the country’s history of slavery, as a state government announced it will...

Belgians urged to support farmers by eating chips during lockdown

Belgians have been urged to keep eating chips during lockdown to keep the country’s potato industry thriving. While a coronavirus lockdown keeps restaurants, bars and...

Belgian judge suspends warrant for Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont

Belgian judicial authorities have suspended the arrest warrant targeting Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont because of his immunity as a European lawmaker, his lawyer...

Suspected migrants detained at Belgian port where container was shipped from

A group of suspected migrants has been detained in Zeebrugge a day after 39 people were found dead inside a container shipped from the...

Belgian prosecutors settle with HSBC in tax-dodging case

Belgian prosecutors have reached a settlement worth nearly €300m with a Swiss private banking branch of HSBC over a longstanding fraud and tax-dodging case. The...

Heat reaches record highs in Paris and Belgium as Europe sizzles

Paris has beaten its all-time heat record, hitting 40.6C (105.1F) amid a heat wave breaking barriers across Europe. Authorities say the temperature is still rising. The...

Ursula von der Leyen nominated to lead European Commission

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated by EU leaders to head up the European Commission. France's Christine Lagarde has been proposed...

Belgium’s King Albert must provide DNA in paternity case

A Belgian appeals court has ruled that King Albert must provide DNA in a court case brought by a woman who claims to be...

Belgium tightens security following failed Brussles bombing

Belgium has tightened security to counter fears that lone attackers could strike anywhere and at any time. This comes one day after a failed bombing...

President Trump meets with Belgian Prime Minister

President Donald Trump is meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in Brussels. President Trump said they will work together on "various problems. Number...

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Boris Johnson leads UK-wide applause for NHS to mark 72nd anniversary

British prime minister Boris Johnson has led a nationwide clap for key workers on the NHS’s 72nd anniversary, along with the woman who started...

Scottish independence support ahead in polls for ‘sustained period,’ expert says

Support for Scottish independence has nudged ahead of support for the Union over a sustained period of opinion polling, according to expert Professor John...

Protesters in Baltimore topple statue of Christopher Columbus

Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbour. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument on...

Search for survivors continues after flooding and mudslides in Japan

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that have left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead have hampered search and rescue...

Armed protesters call for removal of giant Confederate carving

A large group of armed protesters marched through the US state of Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to...
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