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'False Alarm': Amsterdam Airport Evacuated After Staff Blunder

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Air Europa has been forced to apologise after one of its staff accidentally raised the alarm for a plane hijacking.

World

World

Aussie Jock Palfreeman's Chance For Freedom Caught In Bitter Political Fight

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Australian man Jock Palfreeman will have to wait up to two months to find out if he will be allowed to go home, or serve another decade in a Bulgarian prison.

World

World

Watch The Terrifying Moment A Tornado Rips Through This City

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Terrified motorists have captured the moment a rare tornado tore through Luxembourg, ripping roofs of buildings and flinging debris against their car.

World

World

All The Amusing Ways Europeans Are Keeping Cool In The Heatwave

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This European heatwave is serious, and people are having to take drastic action to look after themselves in the hot weather.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charged With Murder After Newborn Twins Die

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Alll the news you need to know this Friday.

Views

Views

If Boris Sticks To His Guns, He May Be Booted From The UK's Top Job In Months

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To no-one’s great surprise, Boris Johnson has been elected by the members of the Conservative Party to be the new leader, and by extension prime minister of the United Kingdom, taking over from Theresa May.

World

World

Europe Set To Face 'Deadly' Heatwave This Week

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Western Europe is expecting a potentially devastating heat wave that could reach temperatures above 37 degrees.

World

World

Go Home, We're Full: Europe's Crisis Message To Tourists

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With The Continent suffering from "overtourism", holidaymakers are being advised to seek out new summer destinations.

Politics

Politics

Okay, Why Is Everybody Talking About The EU Election?

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You've probably seen a lot floating around the internet about the European elections this week -- but what really happened? And why does it matter so much?

News

News

Far Right Surge In European Election, Centrists Lose Ground

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Marine Le Pen’s far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France’s election to the European Parliament on Sunday.

World

World

Woman Saws Off Own Hand For $600,000 Insurance Payout

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If you write a list of everything you would to do get rich quick, sawing your hand off probably wouldn't make the cut for most people.

National

National

Bike Sharing Has A Short Life-Cycle In 'Unwelcoming' Sydney

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More global cities are embracing the ever-growing trend of share bikes, so how come Sydney won't?

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

Why Europe Is Totally Wasted On The Brits

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Dear Britain, I love you, but you have no idea what you’re talking about.

Ryan Sheales

Ryan Sheales

The UK Might Be Heading For Brexit Apocalypse And I Secretly Can’t Wait To Watch

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I don’t mean to alarm/excite anybody but the United Kingdom might currently be speeding towards the type of apocalyptic drama we’re all so obsessed with.

World

World

Huge Protests Are Lighting Up Europe Right Now And This Is Why

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There's dissatisfaction in the air across Europe and the momentum has only grown, as disenchanted locals join hundreds of thousands marching across the continent.

Politics

Politics

Brexit Could Make Your London Holiday More Expensive

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The Brexit process might bring down the British PM, but what does Britain leaving the EU mean for Australia?

World

World

Snow My God! The Weather In Europe Is Nuts Right Now

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An unprecedented amount of snow has bought parts of Europe to a standstill.

World

World

Cryptocurrency Ransom Demand For 'Abducted' Wife Of Norwegian Millionaire

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Anne-Elisabeth Hagen hasn't been seen or heard from since October 31.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Bizarre Video Exposes Prowler Licking Doorbell For Three Hours

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Multiple Deaths Across Europe As Avalanches Hit The Alps

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At least seven people have died across Germany, Austria and Italy after heavy snow blanketed the Alps over the weekend.

World

World

Escape Room Owner Charged After Fire Kills Five Teenagers

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Police are cracking down on dangerous escape rooms, after five teenagers died in a fire in one such location last week.

World

World

'Life Torn Away': Five Teenage Girls Killed In 'Escape Room' Fire

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Five young girls who were out celebrating one of their birthdays have died after a fire broke out inside an 'escape room'.

Music

Music

There's A Dutch Boy Band That's Trying To Stop Brexit

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The Breunion Boys are here to bring Britain back to the European Union -- through the power of song.

Christmas

Christmas

In Pictures: The Most Beautiful Christmas Markets Around The World

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As Christmas Day wraps up (pun intended) take a look at some of the festive markets from around the world you likely didn't have a chance to attend, and one you probably did.

World

World

Hungary's 'Slave Law' Has Sparked Huge Street Protests

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Thousands of people have marched through Budapest, with one protester carrying a sign reading "All I Want For Christmas Is Democracy."

World

World

Denmark Plans To Send 'Unwanted' Migrants To Remote Island

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The Danish government has come up with a plan to send dozens of rejected migrants to a remote island that currently houses a research center conducting tests on diseased animals.

World

World

Scientists Know Which Year Was The Worst To Be Alive -- And It's Pretty Dark

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Perpetual darkness, famine, plagues and a crumbling economy have led historians to believe it was the worst time to be alive -- and now scientists know why.

World

World

European Court Rules Taste Isn't Protected By Copyright

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The taste of a food cannot be protected by copyright, the European Union's highest court has ruled.

Katerina Cosgrove

Katerina Cosgrove

Why Are Aussies Less Keen To Strip Off Than Europeans?

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Is it our isolation? Our English DNA? Or is it simple self-loathing, guilt and shame?

World

World

Meet The Cuddliest Artist In Vienna, Yang Yang The Giant Panda

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Yang Yang the giant panda is taking the art world by storm with her abstract paintings selling for a mint.

World

World

CCTV Captures The Horrifying Moment The Genoa Bridge Collapsed

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Italian police have released CCTV footage of the moment the motorway in Genoa collapsed, killing 43 people.