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Loud explosion rocks central Madrid

Spanish emergency services have said rescue teams, firefighters and police are working in a central area of Madrid following an explosion that witnesses described...

Unions strike over job cuts at French coronavirus vaccine maker Sanofi

Unions at French drug maker Sanofi have held a one-day strike at the lab where it is developing a Covid-19 vaccine to protest against...

Hotels in quarantine after Covid variant outbreak in upmarket Swiss ski resort

Swiss authorities say they have placed two hotels under quarantine and ordered all guests and employees to be tested after a new variant of...

The Power Shift: What the news won’t highlight

We're just over 2 weeks into 2021, and with so much going on its hard to keep track of world wide events. Today we're...

Ruling coalition ‘quits’ in Netherlands over welfare payments scandal

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte’s four-party coalition government is resigning to take political responsibility for a scandal involving investigations into child welfare payments that...

Postage stamps to feature environmental activist Greta Thunberg

Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg will appear on a postal stamp that will be issued in her native Sweden and is part of...

Angela Merkel sees Twitter’s cancelling of Donald Trump as ‘problematic’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers US President Donald Trump’s eviction from Twitter by the company “problematic”, her spokesman said. Twitter permanently suspended Mr Trump from...

Spain shovels its way out of heavy snow dumped by Storm Filomena

Emergency crews in central Spain have cleared 500 roads and rescued more than 1,500 people stranded in vehicles as the country slowly shovels its...

European nations urge Iran to reverse nuclear enrichment move

Germany, France and Britain have pressed Iran to reverse a decision to start enriching uranium to levels beyond the limits of a 2015 nuclear...

Law to require large German firms to have at least one woman on board

Germany’s Cabinet has approved legislation that will require large companies to put at least one woman on their management boards. The Bill calls for companies...

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