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"Scandals and dirty tricks": two close Le Pen aides are arrested

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

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Guilty or not, Francois Fillon says he'll run for president

Francois Fillon has changed his mind, he will press ahead with his presidential bid even if investigators charge him over claims his wife had a fake parliamentary…

Francois Fillon has changed his mind, he will press ahead with his presidential bid even if investigators charge him over claims his wife had a fake parliamentary…

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Scandal set to grow for French presidential candidate Fillon

Further damaging revelations looked set to pile yet more pressure on embattled French presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday.

Further damaging revelations looked set to pile yet more pressure on embattled French presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday.

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Fillon sinks further under new corruption allegations

Illegal undeclared company consultancies on top of allegations of well-paid fake jobs for wife and children threaten to derail France's leading right-wing presidential candidate.

Illegal undeclared company consultancies on top of allegations of well-paid fake jobs for wife and children threaten to derail France's leading right-wing presidential candidate.

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"I am the victim of a smear campaign" - Fillon

The French centre-right candidate for the presidential election says he is unruffled by the scandal threatening to engulf his campaign.

The French centre-right candidate for the presidential election says he is unruffled by the scandal threatening to engulf his campaign.

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Fillon fights to get campaign back on track after "fake jobs" allegations

France’s embattled conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been fighting to get his campaign back on track after allegations of misuse of public…

France’s embattled conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been fighting to get his campaign back on track after allegations of misuse of public…

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The Trump dossier: what do we know and is it credible?

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

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Trump blasts CNN at press conference

During his first press conference since winning the White House, Donald Trump attacked the publishing of an alleged Russian report and blasted CNN.

During his first press conference since winning the White House, Donald Trump attacked the publishing of an alleged Russian report and blasted CNN.

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Daughter of South Korean queen of scandal arrested in Denmark

The daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the friend of South Korea's president who could bring down the government on corruption charges, is arrested in Denmark.

The daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the friend of South Korea's president who could bring down the government on corruption charges, is arrested in Denmark.

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South Korea's ex-health minister detained in widening corruption probe

South Korea’s former health minister Moon Hyung-pyo was detained on Wednesday as part of a widening investigation into the corruption scandal that already brought down President Park…

South Korea’s former health minister Moon Hyung-pyo was detained on Wednesday as part of a widening investigation into the corruption scandal that already brought down President Park…

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How to make millions heating empty sheds

In Northern Ireland farmers to factory owners are cashing in on a flawed scheme designed to encourage the use of renewable heating systems

In Northern Ireland farmers to factory owners are cashing in on a flawed scheme designed to encourage the use of renewable heating systems

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No mercy for South Korea's embattled president

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

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South Korea: Park Geun-hye asks permission to step down

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

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Media & conflicts: dangerous liaisons, an INFOCORE study reveals

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

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EU's Oettinger under fire over lobbyist's private jet flight

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

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South Korea political favours scandal intensifies

The woman at the centre of a political scandal that has shaken the presidency in South Korea has appeared in court in Seoul.

The woman at the centre of a political scandal that has shaken the presidency in South Korea has appeared in court in Seoul.

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South Korea names new PM amid scandal

South Korea’s prime minister and finance minister have both been replaced in a high-level shake-up, critics say is aimed at deflecting attention from a major presidential…

South Korea’s prime minister and finance minister have both been replaced in a high-level shake-up, critics say is aimed at deflecting attention from a major presidential…

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French police to probe alleged UKIP scuffle

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

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Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn heir to the Thai throne

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

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Barroso 'Goldman Sachs' petition handed to EU officials

A petition started by EU employees against former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso with more than 150,000 signatures has been handed to officials in…

A petition started by EU employees against former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso with more than 150,000 signatures has been handed to officials in…

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Lithuanians vote in parliamentary elections dominated by scandals

The ruling Social-Democrats are fighting for survival after the election campaign was dominated by scandals and pledges to raising living standards.

The ruling Social-Democrats are fighting for survival after the election campaign was dominated by scandals and pledges to raising living standards.

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A defiant apology from Trump over lewd comments about women

Donald Trump is in full damage control mode after the Washington Post released a video where he makes lewd comments about women. He released a recorded apology pledging to be a better man before launc

Donald Trump is in full damage control mode after the Washington Post released a video where he makes lewd comments about women. He released a recorded apology pledging to be a better man before launc