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Lisbon breaks local heat record as temperatures soar in Europe

Many European temperatures exceed the normal range, especially at night. And there's more to come.

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Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

A 28-year-old fined $156 by Danish police after another woman tried to tear off her face veil at a mall.

Danish capital, Copenhagen

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Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

Aircraft goes down after take-off while taking 15 workers and three crew members to an oilfield in Krasnoyarsk region.

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The hottest rain on record

Extreme heat continues to smash records in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

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Wrongfully deported Afghan man 'to return to Germany'

A 20-year-old Afghan man who was wrongfully deported will return to Germany in the comings days, Der Spiegel reports.

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Searing heat to engulf Iberia

Temperature records are expected to tumble as the ongoing heatwave intensifies.

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Vatican declares death penalty 'inadmissible'

Pope Francis has decreed that capital punishment constitutes an 'attack' on the dignity of human beings.

Pope Francis

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Kosovo President rejects Serbian counterpart's partition proposal

Any division of Kosovo, which seceded from Serbia 10 years ago, would be 'unacceptable', President Hashim Thaci says.

resident Hashim Thaci

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Macedonia to hold referendum on name change on September 30

A Yes vote would pave way for resolving a long-running row with Greece and clearing the path to join NATO and the EU.

Zaev

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Fake news threatens the future of UK democracy: report

Parliamentary committee calls on government to tighten laws on tech companies and clean up 'wild west' social media.

Fake news

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Audit warns 840 bridges may be at risk of collapse in France

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Cyprus extradites EgyptAir hijacker who took photos with hostages

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Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

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Italy bridge collapse: Three more bodies found under the rubble

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Putin to have talks with Angela Merkel in Germany

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Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekers

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