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Airbus boss Thomas Enders denounces Eurofighter fraud probe

Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders has called an Austrian investigation into suspected fraud a "politically-motivated abuse of the legal system".

Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders has called an Austrian investigation into suspected fraud a "politically-motivated abuse of the legal system".

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France awards damages to parents of girl who went to Syria

The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.

The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.

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Judge blocks 'sanctuary' cities executive order, in immigration blow to Trump

A US judge has blocked an executive order that seeks to withhold funds from so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ – areas where local policies have been put in place to protect undocumented…

A US judge has blocked an executive order that seeks to withhold funds from so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ – areas where local policies have been put in place to protect undocumented…

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German politician loses appeal against jail term for 'Holocaust' tattoo

A far-right German politician has lost a court appeal against an eight-month prison sentence for displaying a Nazi-style tattoo at a public swimming pool.

A far-right German politician has lost a court appeal against an eight-month prison sentence for displaying a Nazi-style tattoo at a public swimming pool.

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Turkey's opposition loses appeals against referendum

Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Europe

EU's Tusk wary 'smear campaign' lies behind Polish probe

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

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South Korea's ousted president charged with bribery

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

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Legal rulings halt Arkansas 'assembly line' executions

What critics branded an ‘assembly line of executions’ by the US state of Arkansas has been put on hold after separate court rulings.

What critics branded an ‘assembly line of executions’ by the US state of Arkansas has been put on hold after separate court rulings.

Europe

French judges push for Le Pen to be stripped of immunity

French judges probing Marine Le Pen’s alleged misuse of EU funds to pay for party assistants, are pushing for her European parliamentary immunity to be lifted.

French judges probing Marine Le Pen’s alleged misuse of EU funds to pay for party assistants, are pushing for her European parliamentary immunity to be lifted.

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United Airlines passenger David Dao 'planning lawsuit'

The 69-year-old who was dragged off a plane in Chicago suffered concussion, a broken nose and lost teeth, according to his lawyer.

The 69-year-old who was dragged off a plane in Chicago suffered concussion, a broken nose and lost teeth, according to his lawyer.

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Beslan:Russia to appeal ECHR ruling

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.

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Russia's response to the Beslan school siege had ''serious failings''

Russia’s response to the 2004 Beslan school siege had ‘‘serious failings’‘ and breached human rights laws, one of Europe’s top courts has said.

Russia’s response to the 2004 Beslan school siege had ‘‘serious failings’‘ and breached human rights laws, one of Europe’s top courts has said.

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Daily Mail apology for Melania Trump

Britain's Daily Mail has agreed to pay the US First Lady an undisclosed sum and issue an apology after publishing an article saying she offered "services beyond simply modelling" in her former job.

Britain's Daily Mail has agreed to pay the US First Lady an undisclosed sum and issue an apology after publishing an article saying she offered "services beyond simply modelling" in her former job.

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Ed Sheeran settles $20m lawsuit over hit record Photograph

Ed Sheeran has agreed to settle a $20 million (18,9 million euros) lawsuit after he was accused of copying a song released by reality TV show winner Matt Cardle.

Ed Sheeran has agreed to settle a $20 million (18,9 million euros) lawsuit after he was accused of copying a song released by reality TV show winner Matt Cardle.

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Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty to terrorist acts

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.

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Genoa G8: police admits brutality, compensation agreed

Some 16 years after anti-globalisation protests broke out in Genoa, Italy has admitted its responsibility for police brutality and has agreed to pay 45,000 euros each to six people for moral and mater

Some 16 years after anti-globalisation protests broke out in Genoa, Italy has admitted its responsibility for police brutality and has agreed to pay 45,000 euros each to six people for moral and mater

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Film maker Roman Polanski loses latest bid to end US rape case

A Los Angeles court has rejected granting film maker Roman Polanski immunity from prison in relation to a decades-old case involving sex with a minor.

A Los Angeles court has rejected granting film maker Roman Polanski immunity from prison in relation to a decades-old case involving sex with a minor.

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Carlos the Jackal given life sentence over deadly 1974 Paris attack

Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, has been convicted of first degree murder over 1974 Paris attack.

Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, has been convicted of first degree murder over 1974 Paris attack.