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Prince Philip’s ‘fortitude and faith’ to be remembered at Windsor funeral
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Prince Philip’s ‘fortitude and faith’ to be remembered at Windsor funeral

To deter crowds from gathering during the pandemic, the entire procession and funeral will take place within the grounds of the castle.

Two years after the devastating fire, French President Emmanuel Macron visits Notre Dame
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Two years after the devastating fire, French President Emmanuel Macron visits Notre Dame

The French president offered a “huge thank you” and a message of determination to all the workers mobilised to rebuild Notre Dame.

Off-duty Italy art cops find looted 1st century Roman statue in Belgian shop
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Off-duty Italy art cops find looted 1st century Roman statue in Belgian shop

Italy for decades has worked to recover looted antiquities that have ended up in private collections, famous museums and commercial antique shops around the world.

Genetic sequencing reveals previously unknown human migration into Europe
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Genetic sequencing reveals previously unknown human migration into Europe

The study also found that intermixing with Neanderthals in that period was more common than previously thought.

UK govt bans travel from four more nations over virus; 39 in all
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UK govt bans travel from four more nations over virus; 39 in all

Under the travel bans, international visitors who have departed from or travelled through red-list countries in the preceding 10 days are refused entry into England.

China slams COVID-19 probe critics as theory linking virus to Wuhan lab gains fresh momentum
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China slams COVID-19 probe critics as theory linking virus to Wuhan lab gains fresh momentum

"This practice of politicising the search for the origins of the virus is extremely unethical," the Chinese foreign ministry said after WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus Tuesday said that "all hypotheses are open" and "warrant complete and further studies"

While Spanish resorts languish, Madrid becomes centre of Europe’s parties
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While Spanish resorts languish, Madrid becomes centre of Europe’s parties

With its policy of open bars and restaurants — indoors and outdoors — and by keeping museums and theatres running even when outbreaks have strained hospitals, Madrid has built a reputation as an oasis of fun in Europe’s desert of restrictions.

Popularity of shows like Netflix's Lupin, along with EU rules, bolsters European content into mainstream Hollywood
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Popularity of shows like Netflix's Lupin, along with EU rules, bolsters European content into mainstream Hollywood

Netflix has 100 films and series in various stages of production across the European Union with production teams and senior executives hard at work in France, Spain, Germany and Italy

Increasing agricultural demands by rich countries increases deforestation in tropics
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Increasing agricultural demands by rich countries increases deforestation in tropics

Each person in G7 nations accounts for, on average, the loss of four trees somewhere else in the world per year.

Greek police recover ancient marble statue of ‘exceptional artwork’, investigation under way
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Greek police recover ancient marble statue of ‘exceptional artwork’, investigation under way

Photos released by the police showed the statue seemed to have been buried for a long time, and bore signs of damage from digging tools.

Vatican cardinals close to Pope Francis defend gay union blessing ban amid dissent
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Vatican cardinals close to Pope Francis defend gay union blessing ban amid dissent

Their comments came amid continuing criticism of the document released Monday by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which said the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions because God “cannot bless sin.”

China's Parliament endorses proposal to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system
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China's Parliament endorses proposal to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system

Members of the National People's Congress in Beijing voted 2,895 in favor of the resolution, with no votes against and one abstention

Europe staggers as infectious variants power COVID surge; one million test positive in a week
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Europe staggers as infectious variants power COVID surge; one million test positive in a week

The contagious UK variant has spread significantly in 27 European countries monitored by the WHO, and is dominant in at least 10 countries, including Italy, Germany and France

COVID-19 vaccine: The journey from a global necessity to a political tool
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COVID-19 vaccine: The journey from a global necessity to a political tool

The vaccines have been a battle for global influence between China and Russia, with Russia being held back due to its limited production capacity.

As European countries mull meaningful steps to end colonial legacies, Sweden makes for an important case study
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As European countries mull meaningful steps to end colonial legacies, Sweden makes for an important case study

The EU has some way to go to fully recognise, let alone address, the structural legacies of colonialism.

Milan Fashion Week: BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results
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Milan Fashion Week: BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

Jean is also working on a database of African artisanal techniques, fabrics, motifs and other cultural references.

WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China probe; fails to find animal source of COVID-19, rules out lab theory
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WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China probe; fails to find animal source of COVID-19, rules out lab theory

During the closely-monitored mission that included a visit to an exhibition celebrating China's recovery, reporters were largely kept at arm's length from the experts

Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU
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Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU

Moscow announced the expulsions just hours after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss ties

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
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Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036

Turbulent Donald Trump era of diplomacy ends with US envoys scrapping trips to Europe and Taiwan
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Turbulent Donald Trump era of diplomacy ends with US envoys scrapping trips to Europe and Taiwan

In Luxembourg, an official told AFP on condition of anonymity that one leg of Mike Pompeo's trip was canceled after foreign minister Jean Asselborn called Trump a "criminal" in comments to RTL radio