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Migrants arriving in Greece are to be relocated across the EU
26/06/2015 - EUROPE

EU leaders agree on relocation scheme for migrants

At least 40,000 people who have arrived recently in Italy and Greece will be distributed across Europe over the next two years.
Gareth Bale scored on his 50th appearance for Wales
13/06/2015 - Football

Wales beat Belgium to step closer to Euro 2016 football championships

Striker Gareth Bale celebrated his 50th cap for Wales with the winning goal that took his country to the top of their qualifying group for next year's European championships in France.
The town hall of Tourcoing
06/06/2015 - FRANCE

Two jailed after riots in northern France

Two people were jailed and another handed a suspended sentence by a court in north-west France after four nights of riots in the town of Tourcoing, which saw 23 arrests.
Euro coins - not commemorating the Battle of Waterloo
13/03/2015 - France

France blocks Belgian euro coin marking Battle of Waterloo

France has won the Battle of Waterloo … or more precisely the battle over whether Belgium can issue a two-euro coin celebrating the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo.

La Plagne Bellecôte
11/03/2015 - France - Belgium

Belgian tourists taken on 1,200-km detour due to GPS gaffe

A bus driver took 50 Belgian tourists on a 1,200 kilometres detour because he got his GPS directions wrong.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (centre-right) and Prime Minister Modibo Keïta (centre-left) at the scene of teh attack in Bamako 7 March 2015
08/03/2015 - Mali - France

Belmokhtar jihadist group claims Mali restaurant attack as revenge on France and West

The jihadist group led by Algerian Islamist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for Friday night’s attack on a restaurant in Bamako, which killed a Frenchman, a Belgian and three ...
The Bamako street where La Terrasse restaurant was attacked
07/03/2015 - Mali - France - Belgium

French national among five killed in Mali restaurant attack

French President François Hollande has condemned a “cowardly” attack, which has killed at least five people including a French national, on a restaurant popular with expatriates in ...
Laurent-Désiré Kabila in 1997 in Kisangani
28/02/2015 - France - DRC - Belgium

Belgian businessman convicted in 14-year-old DRC murder mystery

A Belgian businessman has been sentenced to 20 years in jail in his absence for the murder in France of two Congolese in an apparent attempt to wipe out plotters of a coup against former president ...
14/02/2015 - European Union

Final shipment of astronaut trash set to leave international space station

An unmanned space ship will undock from the International Space Station – the last in a series of European cargo ships that has delivered supplies to astronauts since 2008.

A Belgian soldier guards an entrance of the European Council headquarters in central Brussels
19/01/2015 - France - European Union

France, Belgium push for anti-jihadi air travel monitoring at European ministers’ meeting

European foreign affairs ministers were to discuss EU-wide cooperation to combat Islamist violence at a meeting in Brussels on Monday.
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