Spain minimum income: Socialist government backs benefit for 850,000 vulnerable families

Spain minimum income: Socialist government backs benefit for 850,000 vulnerable families

Spain’s government on Friday approved the introduction of a “minimum vital income” to be dolled out to 850,000 of the country’s most vulnerable families.

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Sanofi invests €610 million in French vaccine research and production

Sanofi invests €610 million in French vaccine research and production

Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced on Tuesday that it will invest €610 million in French vaccine research and production.

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Debate on police brutality continues as arrested nurse is freed from custody

Fighting for the lives of others and for better pay. The nationwide strike of French health workers ended with violence in several cities, sparking a wide online debate.

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Coronavirus latest: Faithful back to holy spots in Europe and Middle East, Asia sees new surge

Coronavirus latest: Faithful back to holy spots in Europe and Middle East, Asia sees new surge

Here is the latest news on coronavirus for Sunday, May 31. This article is regularly updated so please refresh the page to stay up to date on the pandemic.

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Belgian Jewish community feeling vulnerable over scaling back counter-terror patrols

Belgian Jewish community feeling vulnerable over scaling back counter-terror patrols

Antwerp’s Jewish quarter is considered a high-risk area for radical Islamic terrorism.Community organisations in the city are warning the Belgian government not to go ahead with a proposal to end armed patrols on the streets.

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Did Apple break EU competition rules? Bloc launches probes to find out

Did Apple break EU competition rules? Bloc launches probes to find out

Brussels launched two probes on Tuesday into whether US technology giant Apple has broken EU competition rules.

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Facebook apps used in at least a third of child grooming cases, says UK children's charity

Facebook apps used in at least a third of child grooming cases, says UK children's charity

At least a third of child grooming offences in England and Wales were carried out over Facebook-owned applications, according to figures released by a child welfare charity.

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China’s second wave? Beijing faces new lockdown as cases spike in Chinese capital

China’s second wave? Beijing faces new lockdown as cases spike in Chinese capital

Although the coronavirus pandemic started in Wuhan, the global epicentre of the virus, the rest of China has been spared the rapid infection rate seen in the city and its surrounding province, Hubei.

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One of the world's oldest bottle of Cognac sells for over €130,000

One of the world's oldest bottle of Cognac sells for over €130,000

A 258-year old bottle of Cognac — one of just three of its kind still in existence — sold for £118,850 (€131,990) in an online auction on Thursday, Sotheby’s has revealed.

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Luce Douady, promising 16-year-old French climber, dies in cliff accident

Luce Douady, promising 16-year-old French climber, dies in cliff accident

A 16-year-old French climbing prodigy died in an accident on a cliff in the French countryside, the French climbing federation said.

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