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United Kingdom: Scores of panicked motorists fill wrong fuel worsening chaos amid fuel crunch

The chaos at Great Britain’s petrol station has been worsened by hundreds of panicking motorists filling their tanks with the wrong kind of fuel, breakdown services have reported. With queues snaking hundreds of metres from some filling stations and tension building between motorists in places, more than five times as many people as usual in […]

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Sweden: Mysterious explosion rocks Gothenburg apartment block, 25 injured

An explosion at a block of flats in the Swedish city of Gothenburg early on Tuesday sent about 25 people to the hospital. The Greater Gothenburg Fire and Rescue Service said there was no natural cause behind the explosion. The fire service added there was no gas pipeline in the house. The Police said they […]

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Polish regions scrap anti-LGBT resolution after European Union threatened to pull funding

Three Polish regions voted to scrap resolutions that declared them free of “LGBT ideology”. It comes after the European Commission threatened to pull funding. The resolutions were first passed in 2019, with local authorities viewing campaigns for gay rights as an attack on “traditional”, Catholic values. Almost 100 other regions passed similar anti-LGBT resolutions that […]

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Germany Elections: Centre-left Social Democrats defeat Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party

Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) claimed victory in the federal election, telling the party of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel it should no longer be in power. SPD leader Olaf Scholz said he had a clear mandate to form a government, while his conservative rival Armin Laschet remains determined to fight on. The two parties have […]

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Ryder Cup: United States beat Europe 19-9 to reclaim trophy

The United States, led by a new generation of golfers, reclaimed the Ryder Cup on Sunday. The home team thrashed holders Europe 19-9 to herald what could be an era of domination by the Americans at the biennial competition. With half the 12-man US team comprised of rookies there were concerns as to whether the […]

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UK to issue thousands of temporary truck driver visas to ease supply-chain problems

UK on Saturday said it would issue thousands of emergency visas to foreign truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have caused empty supermarket shelves, long lines at gas stations and shuttered pumps. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government had resisted easing immigration rules, despite warnings from businesses that the driver shortage could […]

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Cumbre Vieja Volcano: Ash clouds ground flights on the island of La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands

Planes have been grounded on the island of La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands due to a fresh volcanic eruption, in the first cancellation of flights since the Cumbre Vieja volcano came to life this week.New evacuations were also ordered on Friday as large explosions and new openings were reported at the volcano, which spewed […]

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EU accuses Russia of cyber attacking democratic processes ahead of Germany elections

The European Commission has accused Russia of trying to interfere in European democratic processes just days before Sunday’s parliamentary election in Germany. In a statement on Friday, the European Commission said: “EU Member States have observed malicious cyber activities, collectively designated as Ghostwriter, and associated these with the Russian state.” “Such activities are unacceptable as […]

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Kering: Luxury fashion giant to ban use of animal fur across all of its brands in 2022

Fashion conglomerate behind Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Balenciaga will ban the use of animal fur across all of its brands by fall 2022. “The time has now come,” said Kering CEO and Chairman, François-Henri Pinault, in a short statement issued on Friday. “The world has changed, along with our clients, and luxury […]

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Spain: La Palma ‘miracle house’ escapes lava from erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano

A dramatic image shows a house in the Canary Islands that managed to escape lava from an erupting volcano. The social media have dubbed it the residence in La Palma a “miracle house”. The volcano started erupting on Sunday. More than 200 homes have been destroyed and about 6,000 people evacuated. The lava from the […]

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Italy: Uncle of missing teenager who refused arranged marriage arrested on suspicion of murder

The uncle of an Italian-Pakistani woman who disappeared after refusing an arranged marriage has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Saman Abbas’s uncle, Danish Hasnain, was detained under a European arrest warrant in France on Wednesday. The Pakistani man is one of five relatives being investigated on suspicion of murder. Ms Abbas, 18, was last […]

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Lithuania asks citizens to throw away Chinese phones, avoid buying new ones amid security flaws and censorship

Lithuania has asked it’s citizens to throw away their Chinese phones and avoid buying new ones. A report by its National Cyber Security Centre tested 5G mobiles from Chinese manufacturers. It claimed that one Xiaomi phone had built-in censorship tools while another Huawei model had security flaws. Huawei said no user data is sent externally […]