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Greta Thunberg tells world leaders at UN: ‘You have stolen my dreams and childhood’

Greta Thunberg has told world leaders they have stolen her ”dreams and…childhood with your empty words”. The Swedish teenager was speaking at the opening of a United Nations climate change summit on Monday. “I shouldn’t be standing here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean,” she began. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can ...

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EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier ‘can’t see’ Brexit deal happening

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier still ‘can’t see’ a deal over Brexit happening as the Irish border issue remains unresolved. Speaking today, Mr Barnier said Boris Johnson’s demands to get rid of the Irish backstop are ‘unacceptable’ as talks ...

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Notre-Dame plot: Five women in court over foiled car bomb attack

On 4 September 2016, police were alerted to an abandoned grey Peugeot 607 vehicle parked near the cathedral in one of Paris’s busiest tourist locations. The car’s licence plates had been removed and its hazard lights were flashing. It was found to contain five gas canisters, three jerry cans of diesel and a half-smoked cigarette. Some of the diesel fuel ...

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Mitsotakis Want’s Help With Greece’s Refugee, Migrant Crisis

As he headed to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly Annual opening in New York, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would seek international help to deal with surging numbers of refugees and migrants overwhelming detention centers and camps. Before he left, he headed an emergency meeting of his top staff and is expected to meet ...

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UK Labour voters want Corbyn to step down, reveals poll

Corbyn is holding his party’s annual conference in the English coastal resort of Brighton, seeking to showcase Labour’s leftist policies and present himself as the only person who can resolve the impasse over Britain’s planned exit from the European Union. But the opening days of the conference have been overshadowed by internal splits – including over Brexit -…

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Spanish police arrest 9 Catalan separatists for allegedly planning violence

By Jose Elías Rodríguez and Joan Faus MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish police arrested nine activists on Monday linked to Catalonia’s pro-independence movement who may have been preparing violent actions, seizing material authorities believe could be used to make explosives. The movement calling for Catalonia’s separation from Spain has been a major challenge for the country for years, triggering its biggest ...

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