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UK, France agree new plan to curb Channel migrant crossingsThe British government says it has agreed with France to double the number of police patrolling beaches in northern France in an attempt to stop people crossing the English Channel in small boats
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Montenegro declares Serbian ambassador persona non grata Montenegro’s outgoing pro-Western government has declared the ambassador of neighboring Serbia persona non grata and ordered him to leave the country
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pope Francis leaves at the end of a consistory ceremony where 13 bishops were elevated to a cardinal's rank in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (Fabio Frustaci/POOL via AP)
Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their placePope Francis has raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy during a formal ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Azerbaijan: 4 dead in mine blast in newly retaken regionAzerbaijani authorities say four people were killed and one injured when their car triggered an anti-tank mine in a region that was taken during recent fighting with Armenian forces
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A man walks past a poster in the window of a clothing shop in Manchester, England, Saturday Nov. 28, 2020. A four-week national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus is still restricting civil liberties and will put more pressure on shops to attract customers back to shopping streets when restrictions are relaxed in the run-up to Christmas.  (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculationsThe British government has appointed a vaccines minister as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Protesters march, one with a poster reading "The true virus is named Darmanin and Lallement", names of French Interior Minister and Paris police prefect, during a demonstration against a security law that would restrict sharing images of police, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 in Paris. Civil liberties groups and journalists are concerned that the measure will stymie press freedoms and allow police brutality to go undiscovered and unpunished. The cause has gained fresh impetus in recent days after footage emerged of French police officers beating up a Black man, triggering a nationwide outcry. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
French protesters decry bill outlawing use of police imagesTens of thousands of critics of a proposed security law that would restrict sharing images of police have participating in protests across France
The Associated Press7 hours ago
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, center, and his team in Westminster, London, Saturday Nov. 28, 2020, ahead of talks with the UK Government. Teams from Britain and the European Union are resuming face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but both sides sound gloomy about striking an agreement in the little remaining time. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running outTeams from Britain and the European Union are resuming face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but both sides sound gloomy about striking an agreement in the little remaining time
The Associated Press7 hours ago
People demonstrate against police violence and an attempted restriction on abortion rights in Warsaw Poland, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. Nationwide protests Saturday were scheduled to coincide with Polish women gaining the right to vote 102 years ago. Weeks of protests against a high court's ruling to further restrict Abortion rights have evolved into the largest protest movement since communism fell 30 years ago.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland: Marches oppose abortion restriction, police violenceProtesters have gathered in Warsaw and other Polish cities for a nationwide demonstration against an attempt to restrict abortion rights and the police violence that occurred in response to other recent protests over reproductive rights
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 file photo, a man waves at his camera phone during the switching-on of traditional Christmas lights in Madrid, Spain. People are waiting to see what restrictions will be in place over Christmas and the New Year as Spanish regions are continuing to adjust their various limitations against the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
Europe's Christmas dilemma: risk empty chairs next year?European nations are struggling to reconcile cold medical advice with a Christmas tradition that calls for big gatherings in often poorly ventilated rooms where people chat, shout and sing together
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Belgium eases some pandemic rules, stays strict on ChristmasBelgium has relaxed some rules imposed to contain the coronavirus resurgence but remains strict on family gatherings over Christmas
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov.24, 2020 file photo, demonstrators march with a banner that reads "Vote for Macron they said", during a rally against police brutality on the Place de La Republique in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, Nov. 27 said video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and is condemning violence both by and against the police. Macron asked the government to quickly come up with proposals “to reaffirm the link of confidence that should naturally exist between the French and those who protect them” and to better fight discrimination. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
Macron: Video images of police beating Black man 'shame us'French President Emmanuel Macron says video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and is condemning violence both by and against the police
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Greece sets price limit on COVID-19 tests at private clinicsGreece’s government wants to limit how much private medical facilities can charge for coronavirus tests
The Associated Press1 day ago
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, right, greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to their talks in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (Nikolai Petrov/BelTA Pool Photo via AP)
Belarus president plans to leave job under new constitutionThe president of Belarus says he will not remain in the post he has held for more than 26 years if his country adopts a new constitution
The Associated Press1 day ago
N Ireland police to pay damages to journalists over arrestsPolice in Northern Ireland have agreed to pay damages to two journalists who were arrested after working on a documentary about an unsolved mass killing
The Associated Press1 day ago
Polish PM says he's told Merkel of plan to veto EU budgetPoland’s prime minister says he has confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Warsaw is ready to block the EU’s huge budget and recovery package because it’s linked to democratic standards in member states
The Associated Press1 day ago
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