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Italy migrant row: Malta urged to open ports to rescue ship

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Italy initially threatened to seize the rescue ship Lifeline, before urging Malta to open its ports.

Musa helps Nigeria beat Iceland and give Argentina hope - highlights & report

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Ahmed Musa scores both goals as Nigeria beat World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised.

Diplomatic passport is real - Becker

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The foreign ministry of the Central African Republic says the ex-tennis star has a fake document.

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council


Leo Varadkar says he is still confident a deal can be struck but is making contingency plans.

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Turkey's elections explained in 100 and 500 words


Turkey's elections will decide if President Erdogan will stay in power. Here's what you need to know.


World Cup 2018: Footballer's hair 'too wild' for Iranian TV

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Ex-Barcelona star Carles Puyol was due to be a World Cup pundit in Iran but was barred from the studio.


Scottish MPs 'won't approve Brexit bills'

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Scotland's Brexit secretary says devolution is "broken" as Nicola Sturgeon meets senior UK government figures.


High Court refuses bid for gender-neutral passports

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A campaigner who called for the right to a gender-neutral passport has lost a High Court challenge


Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal

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The eurozone agrees a long-awaited deal, which pushes back the repayment schedule for Greece's debt.


Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

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The European planemaker says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider its investments in the UK.


Bourbon, bikes and OJ - tariffs on US goods begin

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The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.

Are Instagram stars facing a brand backlash?


Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.

Turkey election: 'We’ll vote wherever they take our ballot boxes'


Turkey's president seeks re-election on 24 June and Kurdish voters may play an important part in determining his future.


Croatia stun Argentina to reach World Cup last 16 - report & highlights

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Argentina are facing the prospect of an early World Cup exit as Croatia win 3-0 to reach the last 16.

Thursday, Jun 21

'Wolf pack' jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

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Five men whose conviction for sexual assault, but not rape, caused outrage, are released on bail.

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit


Curbing the boatloads of Mediterranean migrants is the priority, Italy tells EU partners.

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub


Hacer Tulu, 40, was fatally wounded when attackers burst into the club, which is popular with tourists.

Medecins Sans Frontieres staff 'used local prostitutes'

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Female former employees tell the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme the behaviour was widespread.

Wednesday, Jun 20

Brexit: Bill approved after May sees off rebellion

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After months of debate, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill clears Parliament and goes for Royal Assent.

Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

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Under the new so-called "Stop Soros" law, anyone who helps asylum seekers faces a year in jail.

EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

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The move comes after President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium in May.

Italy migrants: Benetton criticised over ad campaign

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The Italian clothing firm is condemned for using images of migrants rescued at sea.

Tuesday, Jun 19

Dutch Queen Máxima pays emotional tribute to dead sister Inés

It is Queen Máxima's first public appearance since Inés Zorreguieta died earlier this month.

Baby born on Paris commuter train gets free rides until he is 25

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The city's public transport company live-tweeted the event which stopped train traffic for about one hour.

Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma

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Matteo Salvini calls for a census of the Roma community but government allies say it is illegal.

Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack

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Several others were wounded in the attack a short distance from a police station.

Monday, Jun 18

New Brexit defeat for government in Lords

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Peers send the Brexit bill back to the House of Commons after backing a greater role for Parliament.

Trump wades into German migration row

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The US president lashes out at Angela Merkel's leadership as he defends his own migration crackdown.

Dutch PinkPop festival: Man held over hit-and-run death

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Police arrest a suspect after a vehicle hit four people at the end of the Pinkpop music festival

Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe

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There was a danger that Rupert Stadler could seek to suppress evidence, prosecutors say.

Sunday, Jun 17

Brilliant Mexico stun champions Germany - highlights & report

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Mexico record the first shock win of the 2018 World Cup as Hirving Lozano's strike earns them victory over champions Germany.

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign 'historic' deal

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Greece's PM hails the agreement, but it faces stern opposition from nationalists on both sides.

Aquarius in Valencia: Spain welcomes migrants from disputed ship

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More than 600 migrants who were turned away by Italy and Malta are arriving in Valencia.

Greek PM Tsipras survives confidence vote over Macedonia name deal

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Alexis Tsipras wins a confidence vote that was tabled over the deal to rename Greece's neighbour.