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French billboard owner fined €10,000 for depicting Macron as Hitler in poster protesting COVID rules

A French court on Friday sentenced a billboard owner to a €10,000 euro fine for "public insult" after he depicted President Emmanuel Macron as ...

Europe’s week: State of the EU speech and new rules for non-EU workers

It was Ursula von der Leyen's big hour, one of the things that happen only once a year - the State of the European Union speech. Like in the ...

Greenpeace pulls stunt to demand a climate chancellor in Germany

A huge 'mock job advertisement' has been placed on a tower at Berlin's main station, near Germany's federal chancellery, by Greenpeace activists ...

Google and Apple Remove App Aimed at Spurring Protest Voting in Russia

MOSCOW — An app designed by Russian activists to coordinate protest voting in this weekend’s elections disappeared from the Google and Apple app ...

Ischgl: Trial starts over ‘super-spreader’ COVID outbreak at Austrian ski resort

A civil trial opened in Austria on Friday over the government's handling of a coronavirus outbreak at the popular Ischgl ski resort in March 2020 ...

South African Court Rejects Former President’s Plea to Overturn Prison Sentence

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s highest court on Friday rejected an appeal to throw out the prison sentence of Jacob Zuma, the former president who ...

Cheesed off: Brexit blues wipe out UK cheesemaker’s European business

In the heart of England's Peak District, famous Derbyshire Stilton is made using traditions passed on through the generations. The Hartington ...

Denmark set to ban life-term prisoners from new romances

Prisoners in Denmark serving life sentences are set to be stopped from beginning new romantic relationships. The bill, if adopted, will apply to ...

Merkel Leaves the German Economy With Trouble Under the Hood

During her 16 years as Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel has become an international avatar of calm, reason and democratic values for the way ...

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