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EuroLeague: Holders CSKA dominate Brose Bamberg for 14th win of the season

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

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Tajani leads in EP president race

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

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Brexit - a sneak preview of what May will say

The UK prime minister is giving a hotly-anticipated speech in London to set out 12 priorities for the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

The UK prime minister is giving a hotly-anticipated speech in London to set out 12 priorities for the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

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Report slams EU response to food waste

A report published by the European Court of Auditors calls EU action on foodwaste "fragmented", "sporadic" and "lacking"

A report published by the European Court of Auditors calls EU action on foodwaste "fragmented", "sporadic" and "lacking"

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Is Europe about to go dark?

A wave of cold is expected to bring sub-zero temperatures across the continent over the coming days and, with it, fears of electricity blackouts.

A wave of cold is expected to bring sub-zero temperatures across the continent over the coming days and, with it, fears of electricity blackouts.

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More than 70 deaths as extreme weather hits Europe

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

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Tajani tipped to edge EP presidency

Former EU commissioner Antonio Tajani could just edge victory in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament, according to one forecast released on…

Former EU commissioner Antonio Tajani could just edge victory in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament, according to one forecast released on…

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Eurozone industrial output surprisingly strong in November

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

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Struggling to care: hospitals in crisis across Europe

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

Europe

EP Presidency: the outsiders

There are many other candidates also in the running for the presidency of the European Parliament.

There are many other candidates also in the running for the presidency of the European Parliament.

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Malta tells Britain to expect 'inferior' Brexit deal

Britain’s deal for leaving the European Union should be “inferior” to membership, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday, taking aim at eurosceptics who claim the UK could ‘have its ca

Britain’s deal for leaving the European Union should be “inferior” to membership, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday, taking aim at eurosceptics who claim the UK could ‘have its ca

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Glacial conditions cause death and disruption in Europe

Heavy snow storms and glacial weather across a large area of Europe have brought unusual landscapes to some Mediterranean countries and caused disruption, hardship and…

Heavy snow storms and glacial weather across a large area of Europe have brought unusual landscapes to some Mediterranean countries and caused disruption, hardship and…

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Europe shivers in New Year big freeze

Severe weather has swept across Europe, with bone-chilling temperatures and storm damage by the sea.

Severe weather has swept across Europe, with bone-chilling temperatures and storm damage by the sea.

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Smothering in smog

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

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Opinion: Europe’s New "Indispensable Nations"

By Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor from 1998 to 2005 BERLIN – After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum

By Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor from 1998 to 2005 BERLIN – After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum

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OPINION: Can the EU Survive Populism?

by Daniel Gros, Director of the Brussels-based Center for European Policy Studies BRUSSELS – Another year, another threat to the European Union’s

by Daniel Gros, Director of the Brussels-based Center for European Policy Studies BRUSSELS – Another year, another threat to the European Union’s

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This week meet the Quadrantids: 2017's first meteor shower

If you've missed the fireworks of the New Year, don't fret. Mother Nature will give you another opportunity to start 2017 with stars in your eyes

If you've missed the fireworks of the New Year, don't fret. Mother Nature will give you another opportunity to start 2017 with stars in your eyes

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Western Europe rings in 2017

From Giza to London, Amsterdam to Dubai, the world rings in 2017.

From Giza to London, Amsterdam to Dubai, the world rings in 2017.