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Deadly heatwaves to kill 150,000 Europeans per year by 2080s, new study war...

8 August 2017 | 0 comments

The elderly, sick and in particular the poor will be biggest hit.

Algarve's hotels - average salary of €600-a-month leaves 5,000 unfilled vac...

30 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Algarve’s hotel association claims there are vacancies for 5,000 people in the booming sector, but that low wages are dissuading candidates from applying. The unions involved are campaigning for better...

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.

SGP leader ‘sounds the alarm’ on Dutch euthanasia in US newspaper

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Kees van der Staaij, leader of the fundamentalist Dutch Protestant party SGP, has written an article headlining ‘In the Netherlands, the Doctor Will Kill You Now.’

'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU will wrap up four days of tough Brexit talks in Brussels on Thursday with a special lunch between their chief negotiators as major differences emerged on key points.

EU calls for British 'clarity' over Brexit

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's Brexit negotiator urged Britain on Thursday to provide more clarity on key issues after the second round of talks wrapped up in Brussels with "fundamental" differences remaining.

Fake products cost 800,000 jobs annually in the EU

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

The production of counterfeit goods is on the rise, with OECD figures showing up to EUR 85 billion of imported goods to the EU are fake.

EU curbs rubber dinghy sales to Libya to stop migrants

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

The European Union on Monday adopted limits on the export of inflatable boats to Libya in a bid to make it harder for smugglers to send migrants to Europe.

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite UK infighting

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU vowed to get to the 'heart of the matter' as they launched fresh Brexit negotiations in Brussels, even as bitter infighting gripped the British government.

Speeding ticket map of Europe for happier holidays

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

For those planning to drive on holiday, the NOS broadcaster published a speeding ticket map of Europe on Friday.

Police smash Europe-wide horsemeat racket

17 July 2017 | 0 comments

A Spanish-led European police investigation has broken up an organised crime group that allegedly sold horsemeat across Europe that was "not suitable" for human consumption, officials said Sunday.

Fresh Brexit talks begin with 'clock ticking'

17 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the European Union launch a new round of fraught Brexit negotiations this week with Brussels pressing weakened British Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly set out her divorce strategy.

Gay marriage around the world

14 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Maltese parliament has approved gay marriage, which now is authorised in more than 20 nations worldwide, 15 of which are in Europe.

WATCH: UK government releases how-to video on surviving a terrorist attack...

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

It depicts a firearms attack at a hotel and describes in detail what individuals should do to increase their chance of survival.

Lagos turns 50: half-a-century of urban chaos

29 May 2017 | 0 comments

It's only when the thick smog of humidity and pollution lifts that the size of Lagos becomes clear: from above, the megacity of some 20 million people seems to stretch out to infinity.



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