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Populist billionaire's party wins landslide in Czech Republic...
The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic billionaire to become its next prime minis
By lucyb on 2017-10-22 16:56 UTC
Huge win for British expats! Spain protects UK citizen's rights even if Brexit 'no deal'...
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BRITISH expats living in Spain will be protected even if the UK walks away from Brussels without a deal, the Spanish Foreign Minister has claimed.
By lucyb on 2017-10-22 16:56 UTC
Catalonia resists Spain's attempt to take control of police force...
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CATALAN authorities resisted an attempt by Spain's central government to take control of the regional police force yesterday amid rising tensions ahead of a planned independence vote.
By earlybird on 2017-09-23 23:50 UTC
Europe battles Google News over 'snippet tax' proposal...
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A major battle is brewing in Brussels over an EU reform plan that would force internet aggregators such as Google News to pay newspapers for displaying snippets of their articles online.
By djanssen on 2017-08-01 05:05 UTC
Polish and Romanian ports and rail operators proceed with Three Seas Initiative - port.today...
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Poland's Port of Gdansk and PKP CARGO SA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Romania's Port of Constanta and CFR Marfa within the Three Seas Initiative.
By PortToday on 2017-07-28 12:34 UTC
Hamburg braces for major pre-G20 protest as leaders land...
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Around 100,000 protesters from across Europe are pouring into Hamburg for a protest dubbed 'Welcome To Hell' as police fire water cannon on anti-capitalist demonstrators.
By viper1 on 2017-07-06 20:15 UTC
Germany must brace for more attacks by radicalized Muslims: officials...
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Germany should brace for further attacks given growing numbers of potential Islamist militants, top security officials warned on Tuesday, vowing to step up efforts to prosecute, convict and deport suspects.
By djanssen on 2017-07-04 13:34 UTC
Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe is high but there is cause for optimism...
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Prevalence of hepatitis C (HCV) among people who inject drugs in Europe is very high – in excess of 50% across six countries in the region and an estimated 84% in Portugal. But a new report released by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) for World Hepatitis Day
By AVERT on 2017-06-27 15:59 UTC
Europe grants marketing approval of Truvada for use as PrEP...
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European Commission has given pharmaceutical company, Gilead, the green light to market Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) across the region

By AVERT on 2017-06-16 15:44 UTC
Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/politics/
Germany and Austria voiced sharp criticism Thursday of the latest U.S. sanctions against Moscow, saying they could affect European businesses involved in piping in Russian natural gas.
By rjx32 on 2017-06-15 22:04 UTC
Europe’s eastern region sees 108% increase in HIV infections in just 10 years...
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A new report by the European Centres for Disease Control (ECDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) shows that prevention efforts are failing, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe, as the number of people living with HIV in Europe reaches over 2 million for the first time.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:32 UTC
Danish girl used pepper spray to fight off rapist told SHE will face charges ...
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The Danish teenager told police that she used the spray after she was targeted in the coastal town of Sonderborg by a man, who knocked her to the ground and tried to undress her.
By rjx32 on 2017-05-25 12:44 UTC
Germany Created the Migrant Crisis and Germany Should Pay the Consequences, Says Polish Leader...
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Jarosław Kaczyński, chairman of Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS), says it was Germany's decision to open Europe's borders, not Poland's, and his countrymen should not have to pay for their neighbour's mistakes.
By djanssen on 2017-05-22 14:11 UTC
Sweden: 70yo Woman Prosecuted For Complaining About Migrants Defecating In The Streets...
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A 70-year-old Swedish woman is facing up to four years in prison for complaining on Facebook about migrants defecating in the streets
By djanssen on 2017-05-15 14:31 UTC
Don't go for basic income, go for new work and tax models instead...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/, /contrib/estonia
President Kersti Kaljulaid spoke at the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland on May 3, calling not for a basic income for everyone in the face of societal change, but instead for openness towards new models and solutions. Here is the president's speech in
By djanssen on 2017-05-04 16:02 UTC
Buckingham Palace announcement due at 10am after Queen calls 'emergency meeting' this morning...
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News emerged overnight that the entire royal household staff were called at the last minute to be present in London today.
By djanssen on 2017-05-04 09:05 UTC
Polish foreign ministry blasts Frances Macron over latest comment...
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Polands foreign ministry has slammed wrong and inappropriate remarks by French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, who is reported to have mentioned Polish ruling party leader Jarosaw Kaczyski among the friends and allies of Marine Le Pen, the far-rig
By djanssen on 2017-05-02 13:24 UTC
Macron's statement 'unacceptable', says Polish FM...
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Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has slammed French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's statement against Poland, calling it "unacceptable".
By djanssen on 2017-04-28 14:07 UTC
Marine Le Pen HAMMERS French 'OLIGARCHY' for pledging allegiance to Emmanuel Macron...
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MARINE LE PEN has launched a scathing attack on the French oligarchy for backing her election rival Emmanuel Macron who she called destructive.
By djanssen on 2017-04-28 14:05 UTC
'Europe is NOT the EU' Le Pen's defence chief wants Frexit to regain country's sovereignty...
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FRANCE wants to follow Britains lead by leaving the European Union and regaining its national sovereignty, Marine Le Pens defence advisor hailed.
By peterb on 2017-04-24 17:27 UTC
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