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Brexit: France losing patience with UK uncertainty

France is losing patience with the United Kingdom in matters Brexit, and has threatened to veto any further delay. For Paris, the responsibility to avoid a no-deal outcome is up to the UK.

Greece’s experiment with populism holds lessons for Europe

The election victory Sunday by a traditional center-right party was the end of Greece’s flirtation with radical left-wing populist politics, even as the radicals of Tsipras’ Syriza party transformed themselves into a mainstream force of the center-left.

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Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment

``They have no authority to discuss the environmental issue with us,'' Bolsonaro said during a breakfast with rural lawmakers at the palace of Planalto.

Europe heatwave: What caused record temperatures, why it is a concern

Gallargues-le-Montueux in southern France hit an all-time high of 45.9°C during the last week. Places in Germany (39.3°C), Czech Republic (38.9°C) and Poland (38.2°C) experienced record highs for the month of June.

Trump heads to Europe at a time of remembrance, turmoil

Trump is to arrive in London on Monday for a two-day whirlwind of pomp, circumstance and protests, including meetings with the royal family and an extravagant state dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Europe’s middle class is shrinking. Spain bears much of the pain.

While middle-class households are more prevalent in Europe than in the United States — around 60 per cent, compared with just over 50 per cent in America — they face unprecedented levels of vulnerability.

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Italian president calls World War I a warning to Europe to co-exist

Mattarella encouraged young people to keep an "active" memory for the victims of wars as a way to consolidate freedom and harmony as "irreversible" choices for Europeans.

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Winds reached more than 100 kph in several parts of the Czech Republic and topped out at 180 kph on Snezka, at 1,602 metres the country's highest mountain, Czech Television reported.

World leaders bid farewell to late German chancellor Helmut Kohl

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Kohl as "a German patriot and at the same time a European patriot." Kohl will be buried later today following a mass in the German city of Speyer.

French presidential poll crucial to the future of Europe

The outcome will be anxiously monitored around the world as a sign of whether the populist tide that saw Britain vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump's election in the United States is still rising, or starting to ebb.

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Europe, US melt under heat wave as Greenland sees massive ice melt

Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute in July and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat wave rising up from the Sahara.

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How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

The extent of damage done by faulty implants: News in Numbers

An Indian Express investigation with ICIJ reveals that global pharma majors are operating with no oversight for medical devices for quality, clinical testing, pricing or performance. This is leading to dangerous surgeries and faulty implants risking

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Europe’s leaders weigh in on best way to deal with migrant crisis

The build-up of thousands of migrants on Greece’s northern border has created further tensions among European countries. As the United Nations announced border closures were putting the continent “on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis,” Europe’s leaders have given their opinions on what is going wrong. “When half-a-million people come to Austria because […]

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