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Latest news from: The Local in Italy »
PM slams 'emotional' Europe on migrants

PM slams 'emotional' Europe on migrants

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Thursday that Europe could not just limit itself to an emotional reaction to pictures of asylum seekers dying, but had to act. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Spain »
Spain approves permanent base for US Marine rapid reaction force

Spain approves permanent base for US Marine rapid reaction force

The Spanish Senate on Tuesday approved the establishment of a permanent force of 2,200 US Marines based in southern Spain, who can be swiftly deployed to crises in Africa. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in France »
Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto

Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto

Russia on Wednesday dismissed as "populist" a French proposal to limit the use of the veto at the UN Security Council and said it would oppose it. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Germany »
Hungary says refugees are 'German problem'

Hungary says refugees are 'German problem'

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban insisted Thursday the migrant crisis was a German problem, not a European one as he defended his government's handling of thousands of refugees flooding into his country. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Sweden »
Shock as Avicii pulls plug on 2015 gigs

Shock as Avicii pulls plug on 2015 gigs

Fans were raging on Thursday after DJ superstar Avicii's announced a decision to cancel all gigs for the rest of 2015. The Swedish artist cited a hectic summer and his need to "grow up". READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Norway »
Norwegians jailed for smuggling fake valium

Norwegians jailed for smuggling fake valium

Two Norwegians have been jailed for smuggling, even though the pills they were caught with, which they told police were valium, were in fact antihistamines available over the counter. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Switzerland »
Swiss church: we are open to gay people

Swiss church: we are open to gay people

The church is open to all, regardless of sexuality, the Swiss Conference of Bishops has said in its first official statement since the controversial comments of Bishop Vitus Huonder at the end of July. READ »

Latest news from: The Local in Austria »
Suspected murder suicide in Carinthia

Suspected murder suicide in Carinthia

The bodies of a father and son have been found in a house in Ferlach, Carinthia. Police said that an initial investigation suggested a murder suicide. READ »

 
Latest news from: The Local in Denmark »
How did Denmark's summer measure up?

How did Denmark's summer measure up?

Summer 2015 may have felt worse than most, but it was actually just par for the course. READ »

 
 
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