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Germany coalition: Merkel and SPD to meet in new bid for deal

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:42:20 GMT

Germany's chancellor is to meet her ex-coalition partners, who have refused to renew their alliance.

Oxford Circus Tube station: Police reopen Tube stations after alert

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:20:10 GMT

Officers responded to reports of gunshots but say no trace of suspects or casualties were found.

Tiger shot in Paris after roaming streets

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:50:26 GMT

A circus tiger escaped and briefly roamed an area near the Eiffel Tower in the French capital.

Five Ukraine troops die in heavy fighting with Luhansk rebels

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:12:27 GMT

There has been a serious escalation of fighting in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine.

Brexit: May says positive vibe but EU warns of 'huge challenge'

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:27:13 GMT

But the EU says it will still be a "huge challenge" to move onto the next phase of talks next month.

Amazon workers on strike in Italy and Germany

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:26:15 GMT

Employees disrupt one of the retailer's busiest shopping days in disputes over pay and conditions.

Irish deputy PM no confidence motion could force election

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:27:03 GMT

The Irish government could collapse over a no confidence motion tabled against the deputy PM.

IRA bomb 'joke' deleted from Facebook

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:40:06 GMT

Relatives of victims of one of the worst atrocities of NI's Troubles are "deeply upset" over an episode of a US sitcom.

German parliament Twitter ban derided by MPs

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:39:49 GMT

German MPs react indignantly to the parliament speaker's attempt to restrict social media use.

Leaked report: UK Brexit process 'chaotic'

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:11:27 GMT

A leaked internal Irish government paper documents EU figures' concerns about the Brexit process.

World's only particle accelerator for art is back at the Louvre

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:54:58 GMT

The world's only particle accelerator used in the analysis of art has undergone major refurbishment.

Finland rolls out bread made from crushed crickets

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:08:21 GMT

Insect-eating is common in many parts of the world. In the West, it is perceived as a niche diet.

World Hacks: How to deradicalise a Neo-Nazi

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:04:54 GMT

A former Nazi leader in Germany has developed a system to fight extremism.

Russian village complex where England team may stay

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 04:11:57 GMT

Russia hosts the 2018 Football World Cup; we've had exclusive access to England's preferred training base.

Nudist restaurant opens in Paris

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:12:28 GMT

Food for thought when "a clothed naturist is only thinking one thing: How quickly can I strip off?"

Ratko Mladic removed from war crime court after outburst

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:21:52 GMT

The former Bosnian Serb commander has been found guilty of genocide in the 1990s Bosnian war.

Fancy Bear threat

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:00:43 GMT

When notorious Russian hackers hired servers from a UK-registered company, they left a trove of clues.

Grenfell disaster

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:27:25 GMT

One man foresaw, very clearly, the risk of a devastating fire in Grenfell Tower. He wrote about it in a blog, but no journalists were there to follow it up.

Churchill challenge

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:30:36 GMT

The actor discusses his new film Darkest Hour (and his own chances of Oscars success).

Jumbled genders

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:10:42 GMT

The government steps into a growing row over gender equality in the French language.

Boxing clever

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:54:04 GMT

Government asks Finns for a new name for its celebrated gift for new parents.

'War is still going on'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:13:23 GMT

Victims of Ratko Mladic say his life sentence will not change anything in divided Bosnia.

Norway's state fund 'needs to drop oil and gas investments'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:59:29 GMT

The country's central bank says the move will protect it from "a permanent drop in oil and gas prices".

Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs worldwide

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:20:36 GMT

The German industrial group's job cuts will come mostly in its fossil fuels division.