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Europe

Europe: Heavy snow continues, storms set to collide

Authorities have issued another red alert - meaning a risk to life. The death toll is above 40 and the latest is a seven-year-old girl in Cornwall.

Europe: Heavy snow continues, storms set to collide

Europe

Italy elections: Berlusconi seeks political comeback

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, 81, is attempting a political comeback despite being banned from public office.

Italy elections: Berlusconi seeks political comeback

Europe

Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote

Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashes between anti-fascist and far-right protesters during an election campaign that has increasingly been marred by violence.

Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote

Europe

Calais refugees: hopes of reaching UK dashed

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a more efficient system to process asylum seekers in Calais.

Calais refugees: hopes of reaching UK dashed

Refugees

Stranded in Calais: 'This is not a life ... We are human, we are human'

Did French President Emmanuel Macron's visit offer a false sense of hope to asylum seekers?

Stranded in Calais: 'This is not a life ... We are human, we are human'

Russia

Russia Jails former minister for eight years

The corruption case against Alexei Ulyukayev has exposed in-fighting among elites in Russia and is highlighting the strength of Putin's allies.

Russia Jails former minister for eight years

Russia

Syria, N Korea feature in annual Putin press conference

President Putin has given his annual live press conference where he discussed a number of issues including the war in Syria, North Korea's nuclear missiles, and his hopes for the upcoming presidential elections.

Syria, N Korea feature in annual Putin press conference

Middle East

The rise and fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe has known only one leader since its independence in 1980, but Robert Mugabe is no longer in charge of the ruling ZANU-PF party.

The rise and fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe

Asia

Kashmir World Film Festival: Hopes for reviving cinema

The conflict in Kashmir has had a profound impact on the region's film industry. But now, a new film festival is hoping to change all this by reviving Kashmir’s once strong cinematic tradition.

Kashmir World Film Festival: Hopes for reviving cinema

Europe

Spain extends Catalonia's deadline to declare secession decision

Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Spain's deputy prime minister, has asked for clarity after Catalonia's leader failed to declare if his region plans to secede.

Spain extends Catalonia's deadline to declare secession decision

Europe

Catalonia faces imminent deadline on secession decision

If he says 'yes', Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take the unprecedented step of removing the region's political autonomy.

Catalonia faces imminent deadline on secession decision

Europe

Notting Hill carnival honours Grenfell Tower fire victims

A minute's silence has been held at Europe's biggest street party to remember the 80 people who died in a London Tower block fire in June.

Notting Hill carnival honours Grenfell Tower fire victims