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Italy budget: European Commission demands changes

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For the first time, the European Commission tells a member state to change its national budget.

Belgian robbers asked to come back - and arrested on their return

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A shop owner asked them to come back when he had more money - when they did, they were arrested.

#PasDeVague: French teachers break silence on 'abuse' by students


A teen pointing a fake gun at his teacher angers others into revealing their own stories of bullying.

Fouad Belkacem: Belgian Islamist leader loses citizenship


Fouad Belkacem, whose group sent dozens of jihadists to Syria, now faces deportation to Morocco.

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Babies to be exhumed from mass grave


The Irish government says it will try to identify the remains and arrange "respectful reburials".

George Soros: Bomb squad destroy explosive device near billionaire's home

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The FBI investigates after a package with "bomb components" is found at the billionaire's New York home.


Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey's Erdogan

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Turkey's president says the writer was killed in a "savage way" and demands the Saudis explain.


Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder

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A 54-year-old man is sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for attempted murder and extortion.


Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'

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A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years is found almost perfectly preserved.


Fashion chain founder Gilberto Benetton dies

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Gilberto Benetton is credited with masterminding the firm's expansion into a multi-billion euro giant.


Man Utd v Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo returns as Juve target European glory

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As Juventus look to get closer to Manchester United off the field, they arrive at Old Trafford with ex-United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks.


Khashoggi death: US meets Saudi crown prince despite criticism

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The US treasury chief's meeting in Riyadh comes amid an outcry over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.


Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

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The US president says Russia has violated a key nuclear treaty, which he has threatened to abandon.

Monday, Oct 22

Saudis now admit journalist murdered

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A senior minister blames a "rogue operation" as pressure mounts over the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

Student granted UK visa after media uproar

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The initial decision to deny a masters' student her conference visa has been widely ridiculed.

Robert Sharkey jailed for spending dead woman's £6k on pizza

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Robert Sharkey let the body of his neighbour decompose as he used her cash to buy pepperoni pizzas.

Russia nuclear treaty: Bolton in Moscow amid missile tensions

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The US is pulling out of a Cold War missile treaty as its top security adviser visits Moscow.

Sunday, Oct 21

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

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The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.

Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament

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The ex-Soviet president says scrapping a Cold War missile deal will undermine nuclear disarmament.

Saturday, Oct 20

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account

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Saudi Arabia's claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight meets scepticism.

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' on Saudi critic's death

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Turkey's threat comes as Saudi admits for the first time the journalist was killed - in a fistfight.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudi Arabia says journalist killed in fight

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For the first time, Saudi Arabia admits the critic was killed and says 18 Saudis have been arrested.

Blast-off for BepiColombo on mission to Mercury

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Europe and Japan celebrate the successful launch of their joint quest to visit the closest planet to the Sun.

Friday, Oct 19

Russian woman charged with attempted US election meddling

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The St Petersburg woman is the first to be charged with interfering in the US mid-terms elections.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police search forest

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Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist's body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

EU court orders Poland to halt court retirements law

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This comes after Poland lowered the retirement age of Supreme Court judges, triggering protests.

First Dutch gender-neutral passport issued


A person identifying as intersex receives the gender X in their passport after court ruling.

Thursday, Oct 18

Jessikka Aro: Finn jailed over pro-Russia hate campaign against journalist


A court convicts three people over their attempts to scare investigative journalist Jessikka Aro.

Crimea attack: College shooting is 'globalisation' result

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Comments by Russian President Putin come a day after a teenager killed 20 people at a college.

Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period

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Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon: French left-wing leader quizzed over cash


Police question Jean-Luc Mélenchon amid a row over his rage at a search at his party's HQ.