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Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 08:06 Last update: about 1 hour ago Associated Press

Europe's taboos are falling away. Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, and getting new...

No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 08:03 Last update: about 1 hour ago Associated Press

French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior, and this week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union. But Macron is no...

Updated: Seeking Brexit support, May offers vote on new referendum

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 17:51 Last update: about 14 hours ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain's EU membership, as she tries to get lawmakers to back her divorce deal...

Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 15:24 Last update: about 18 hours ago Associated Press

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain has become insolvent, putting 1,300 jobs at risk. The firm said Tuesday that it had gone into administration, a form of bankruptcy...

Blurred lines: A pregnant man's tragedy tests gender notions

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:53 Last update: about 22 hours ago Associated Press

When the man arrived at the hospital with severe abdominal pains, a nurse didn't consider it an emergency, noting that he was obese and had stopped taking blood pressure medicines. In reality, he was...

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 07:34 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn't have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She's determined to have her say on Brexit now. An...

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up

Monday, 20 May 2019, 18:40 Last update: about 1 day ago

The Eiffel Tower closed down on Monday after a man began trying to scale the Paris monument. A person could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer...

Watch: Nigel Farage hit with a milkshake in Newcastle

Monday, 20 May 2019, 15:15 Last update: about 1 day ago

A milkshake was thrown at Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage during a walkabout in Newcastle today. Farage was led away by security as a person was dragged away by a Police Community Support...

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