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‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour

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On one level, it is a vivid treat for the eye: astonishing bursts of reds, oranges, yellows that are bound to warm up visitors during the bleak British winter months. But dig deeper and ancient stories about sustainab...

Italian towns set new European records for rainfall

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Torrential thunderstorms in Italy have set new European rainfall records, with a colossal 740.6mm (29in) of rain falling in just 12 hours over Rossiglione in Genoa on 4 October. In another record, set 20 miles west, C...

Kamala Harris: European colonizers ‘ushered in wave of devastation for tribal nations’ – video

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Speaking at the National Congress of American Indians 78th annual convention, vice-president Harris discussed the history of colonization in the Americas and its connection to present-day Indigenous communities. 

Kamala Harris: European colonizers ‘ushered in wave of devastation for tribal nations’

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Promising to speak the truth about American history, Kamala Harris told the National Congress of American Indians the Biden administration would not shy from a history since the first arrival of European explorers tha...

European parliament calls for tougher rules on offshore wealth

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Members of the European parliament have voted for tighter rules on the super-rich who move their wealth offshore, in a resounding vote that reflects widespread anger and exasperation in the wake of the Pandora papers ...

European parliament approves tougher rules on offshore wealth

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Members of the European parliament have voted for tighter rules on the super-rich who move their wealth offshore, in a resounding vote that reflects widespread anger and exasperation in the wake of the Pandora papers ...

European court annuls EU trade and fishing deals with Morocco

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A European court has struck down the EU’s trade and fishing deals with Morocco because they were agreed without the consent of the people of Western Sahara. The vast territory on Africa’s Atlantic coast was annexed by...

Earliest European portraits of African men on show together for first time

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The two earliest portraits of men of African descent in the history of European art are being exhibited together for the first time in their 500-year history, reflecting a change of focus championed by the Black Lives...

European roundup: Real Madrid held by Villarreal, PSG extend winning run

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Real Madrid missed the chance to go five points clear at the top of La Liga as they were held 0-0 by Villarreal at the Bernabéu. It was a frustrating affair for the hosts where clearcut chances were few and far betwee...

European lorry drivers ‘will not want to come to UK’, warn haulage chiefs

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The government’s emergency programme to issue temporary visas to thousands of lorry drivers is far too little to resolve Britain’s supply-chain crisis and is unlikely to attract them to the UK, haulage chiefs have war...

The crisis manager: Angela Merkel’s double-edged European legacy

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It was Monday 13 July 2015 and dawn had broken when Angela Merkel said it was all over: Greece would be leaving the eurozone. After 15 hours of all-nightcrisis talks, it looked like disaster. Merkel gathered her paper...

Russia responsible for Alexander Litvinenko death, European court rules

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The European court of human rights has ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 murder by radiation poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in London . In a judgment published on Tuesday, the ECHR found beyond reasona...

European roundup: Icardi scores late PSG winner after Messi substituted

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A late Mauro Icardi strike earned Paris Saint-Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory against Lyon, with Lionel Messi making limited impact on his Parc des Princes debut. Icardi headed home from Kylian Mbappé’s cross fou...

Covid passports: what are European countries doing?

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While the government has shelved plans for Covid passports in nightclubs and other crowded places in England, at least a dozen EU countries now operate similar schemes for access to a wide range of venues and activiti...

Poland’s government risks fines for flouting European court order

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Poland’s nationalist government risks daily fines for flouting a European court order, after EU authorities in Brussels urged financial penalties over what are seen as threats to judicial independence. The European Co...

European banks storing €20bn a year in tax havens

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Leading European banks are booking around €20bn (£17bn) a year – equivalent to 14% of their total profits – in tax havens, with Barclays, HSBC and NatWest Group among those enjoying the lowest tax rates, according to ...

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