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Barcelona player Luis Suarez celebrates after he scored a goal against Villarreal during their Spanish King's Cup semi-final in Villarreal, March 4, 2015.
12/05/2015 - Football

Spanish football league warns top games could be cancel because of strike

Spain’s football league is urging players and officials to abandon a threatened strike against the sharing of broadcasting revenues.

Nepalese police to rescue earthquake victims, Sankhu, Nepal, 12 May 2015.
12/05/2015 - Nepal

Second quake in Nepal, Paris deploys crisis unit

A 7.3-magnitude aftershock struck Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 335, just two weeks after the devastating quake that killed more than 8,150 people and injured more than ...
The wreckage of the Airbus A400M, which crashed 9 May near Seville, Spain.
12/05/2015 - France - Spain

Spain tells Airbus to ground new A400Ms after fatal crash

Spain says it will halt trials of newly assembled Airbus A400M military transport aircraft as authorities continue to investigate a deadly crash near Seville that killed four crew members during a ...
A golden lion tamarin.
12/05/2015 - France

17 endangered monkeys stolen from French zoo

Thieves broke into the zoo in Beauval, central France on Saturday night, avoiding cameras and patrols, and took seven golden lion tamarins and 10 silver marmosets.

Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen arrives at the far-right party's headquarters in Nanterre on 4 May 2015, a day before he was suspended from the party
12/05/2015 - France

France's far-right Jean-Marie Le Pen to launch new political movement

Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he plans to create a new movement that will not compete with the far-right party which suspended him this month.

Fidel Castro and François Hollande,  Havana, 11 may 2015.
12/05/2015 - FRANCE - Cuba

France’s Hollande meets Fidel Castro

French President François Hollande held on Monday a 50-minute closed-door meeting with Fidel Castro at the ex-leader’s home.

French President Francois Hollande at Havana's airport, 11 May 2015.
11/05/2015 - FRANCE - Cuba

France’s Hollande arrives in Cuba in historic trip

François Hollande arrived in Havana on Monday, the first visit to Cuba by a French head of state in more than a century.

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, will present a proposal for EU member states to take in refugees under a quota system
11/05/2015 - France - European Union

France backs EU proposal for member state refugee quotas

The European Union’s executive body is set to propose a migrant quota scheme under which its 28 member states will share responsibility for housing thousands of refugees arriving in ...
Nico Rosberg drove pole-to-flag in the Spanish Grand Prix.
10/05/2015 - Motor racing

Nico Rosberg drives to victory in Spanish Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg sealed his first victory of the season during Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, pulling the brakes on his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's winning streak in this year's Formula One ...
A boat carrying migrants leaves Libya
10/05/2015 - FRANCE - European Union

European ministers discuss migrants, Airbus crash in west France

Defence ministers from five European countries discussed a military campaign to stop people-smuggling in the Mediterranean in the French western port of Lorient on Sunday.