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Germany's SPD bickers over coalition talks

REUTERS BERLIN Suffering a further loss in support, Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) bickered on Tuesday over their leader's role after party delegates at the weekend narrowly backed coalition talks with Chancellor ..

May slams foreign minister over health funds

REUTERS LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May slapped down her foreign minister on Tuesday after he demanded more funding for Britain's public health service, telling him any discussion of money saved from Brexit should be kept ..

London Almost 1,500 people were evacuated from a hotel and nightclub in central London overnight and two train stations were closed following a gas leak, authorities said Tuesday. The area was cordoned off throughout the morning ..

BELFAST A small Northern Irish nationalist paramilitary group that has carried out bombings and shootings over the past decade called an end on Tuesday to its armed campaign against British rule of the province."With immediate ..

COPENHAGEN Danish inventor Peter Madsen tied up and abused Swedish journalist Kim Wall before murdering her on board his home-built submarine, according to the indictment published on Tuesday. Madsen planned the murder by ..

Berlin An Afghan asylum seeker went on trial in Germany Tuesday accused of stabbing to death a compatriot mother-of-four because he was furious she had converted to Christianity. Prosecutors charge that the 30-year-old murdered ..

Berlin German police arrested a 15-year-old who on Tuesday allegedly killed a schoolmate, with the motive still unclear. Media reports said the teenager did not resist when police tracked him down through a helicopter search and ..

Sofia A Bulgarian court sentenced on Tuesday a former head of the intelligence agency to 15 years in jail and ordered the confiscation of half his assets after finding him guilty of embezzlement. Convictions of high-ranking ..

REUTERS BALLYBRICKEN Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan was laid to rest at a private funeral in her home town on Tuesday, remembered as someone who rescued people from"the darkness of depression". O'Riordan, 46, ..

REUTERS MADRID/COPENHAGEN Spanish authorities are monitoring borders to make sure that fugitive Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont does not sneak back into Spain to take up the presidency of the regional parliament ..

REUTERS LONDON Violence against women and girls is"endemic" in Britain and the legal system needs a major overhaul in order to protect them, experts said on Tuesday. A report by the Fawcett Society, a leading women's rights ..

AFP Brussels The European Parliament should be cut in size after Britain leaves the bloc and some lawmakers should be elected on pan-EU tickets, senior members said on Tuesday. In elections in May 2019, two months after Brexit, the ..

AFP London Britain announced Tuesday it was setting up a new national security unit to combat"disinformation", just weeks after Prime Minister Theresa May accused Russia of using fake news to undermine Western institutions. "We ..

Copenhagen Catalonia's ousted president Carles Puigdemont met Danish MPs in Copenhagen Tuesday to discuss the crisis in his home region and Denmark's handling of its semi-autonomous territories of Greenland and the ..