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Europe set to sizzle again as deadly heatwave continues

Europe set to sizzle again as deadly heatwave continues Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

Europe was bracing itself for a sweltering   as a deadly heatwave across the continent has sparked record-breaking temperatures, large blazes and pollution peaks.
Thousands march in Ukraine capital's Gay Pride

Thousands march in Ukraine capital's Gay Pride Sun, 23 Jun, 2019

More than 8,000 people turned out  for Kiev's annual Gay Pride parade amid tight security as far-right activists sought to disrupt the celebration, organisers said.
Putin bans Russian flights to crisis-hit Georgia

Putin bans Russian flights to crisis-hit Georgia Fri, 21 Jun, 2019

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in parliament in Tbilisi.
Russian hermit seeks peace in remote Siberia

Russian hermit seeks peace in remote Siberia Fri, 21 Jun, 2019

Viktor, 62, turned his back on society 16 years ago and moved to the remote forest wilderness of Russian Siberia where he lives in seclusion in a wooden hut, studying the Bible and foraging for food.

Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit

Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

US President Donald Trump waded once again  into Britain's Brexit debate on the eve of a state visit to London, urging Theresa May's successor to leave the EU with no deal.
Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

 Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again   to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. At least seven police officers and a demonstrator were injured in scattered violence during the protest.
EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Thu, 23 May, 2019

Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said.
Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs

Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs Wed, 22 May, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters  as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately.
Ukraine's new president Zelensky calls snap elections

Ukraine's new president Zelensky calls snap elections Mon, 20 May, 2019

Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky called snap parliamentary polls in his inaugural speech and said his top priority is ending the war with Russia-backed separatists in the country's east.

EU fears voter apathy despite populist surge

EU fears voter apathy despite populist surge Sun, 19 May, 2019

Four days before Europe's 400 million potential voters are called to the polls, EU leaders hope to reverse the usual low turnout to avoid opening the door to eurosceptic forces.
Swiss voters set to approve tighter gun control

Swiss voters set to approve tighter gun control Sun, 19 May, 2019

 Swiss voters agreed  to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed.
Netherlands mulls host city for Eurovision 2020

Netherlands mulls host city for Eurovision 2020 Sun, 19 May, 2019

Several Dutch cities threw their hat in the ring to host Eurovision 2020 after the Netherlands won this year's glitzy song contest with a stirring power ballad about heartache.
Switzerland blanks Austria, Germany wins at hockey worlds

Switzerland blanks Austria, Germany wins at hockey worlds Tue, 14 May, 2019

Kevin Fiala scored his fourth goal of the tournament to help Switzerland beat Austria 4-0 for its third straight win at the hockey world championship.

Sweden reopens Assange rape investigation, to seek extradition Mon, 13 May, 2019

Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange  and said it would seek his extradition from Britain.
Inequality tops agenda as Lithuanians choose new president

Inequality tops agenda as Lithuanians choose new president Sun, 12 May, 2019

Lithuanians began voting for a new president in a tight race dominated by concerns over income inequality and poverty in the Baltic state boasting some of the eurozone's strongest growth.

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