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Macron faces spreading student protests, rail strikes

AFP Saint-Di`-des-Vosges President Emmanuel Macron faced booing from hostile railway workers Wednesday while touring a town in eastern France, as spreading student protests and the fourth round of crippling train strikes in a ..

'Life support' for transplant livers better than freezing: Study

AFP Paris Keeping transplant livers on"life support"at body temperature preserves them better than the prevailing method of near-freezing, and could reduce the number of donor organs thrown away, a study said Wednesday. ..

Customs vote sets stage for new Brexit battle in parliament

AFP London British Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the EU's customs union after Brexit suffered a stinging blow in the House of Lords on Wednesday, setting the stage for a fresh round of parliamentary battles ..

Reuters LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday the"Windrush generation", people from the Caribbean who came to Britain as children after World War Two, were British and her government would not tell them to leave the ..

AFP The Hague Britain accused Russia on Wednesday of breaking the two-decade international ban on chemical weapons, at emergency talks into last month's poisoning with a nerve agent of a former Russian spy. The accusations ..

Madrid Spain's Supreme Court confirmed 535-year prison sentences for two ETA militants. Liher Aretxabaleta Rodriguez, 38, and Alaitz Aramendi Jaunarena, 40, were handed the sentence last year by Spain's National ..

Geneva The speaker of the Catalan parliament said Wednesday that new elections were not in the region's"interest"while Spain persists in blocking a new president from taking office. The separatist politician Roger Torrent ..

AFP Berlin German federal police said they carried out the biggest raids in their history Wednesday against an alleged organised crime ring suspected of trafficking hundreds of women and transsexuals from Thailand for ..

AFP Athens Greece's top administrative court has ruled that asylum seekers should be allowed to move freely around the country, a decision that could alleviate pressure on overcrowded island refugee camps. A justice source on ..