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Moria migrant camp an 'insult' to European values, insists MEP Philippe Lamberts

Around 3,500 thousand migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos are currently displaced following a series of fires that destroyed the overcrowded Moria camp earlier during the week.

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Oxford University vaccine trial halted after participant falls ill

The late-stage COVID-19 candidate vaccine trials run by AstraZeneca have been paused after a participant fell ill.

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Dozens of horses have been mutilated in knife attacks across France

French investigators have made numerous arrests since a macabre series of attacks left scores of horses mutilated or killed this year and have opened more than 150 investigations into such cases, the interior minister said Monday.

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UK imports tonnes of Dutch sewage sludge 'for agricultural benefit' sparking toxicity concerns

The UK is importing 27,500 tonnes of sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands for agricultural purposes, despite concerns over its toxicity for human health and the environment.

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Spanish football league rocked by new row over games on Fridays and Mondays

New season, same old story.The Spanish league and the Spanish football federation are at odds again, this time before the season has even started.

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Donald Trump admits to playing down dangers of coronavirus, book says

President Donald Trump talked in private about the “deadly” coronavirus last February, even as he was declaring to America it was no worse than the flu and insisting it was under control, according to a new book by journalist Bob Woodward. Trump said Wednesday he was just being a “cheerleader” for the nation and trying to keep everyone calm.

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Is Lithuania playing with fire by slapping sanctions on Belarus?

Lithuania is risking its security and a chunk of its economy by being the first to impose sanctions on Belarus over its disputed presidential election, it’s been claimed.

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More than 500,000 people evacuated as 'unprecedented' wildfires sweep through Oregon

Deadly wildfires in heavily populated northwest Oregon were growing on Thursday, with hundreds of thousands of people told to flee encroaching flames while residents to the south tearfully assessed their losses.

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New fire at overcrowded migrant camp on Greek island of Lesbos

Fire struck again Wednesday night in Greece’s notoriously overcrowded refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, a day after a blaze swept through it and left thousands in need of emergency shelter. The fires caused no injuries, but they renewed criticism of Europe’s migration policy.

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Northern Cyprus president calls on EU to reduce eastern Mediterranean tensions

As tensions continue to rise in the eastern Mediterranean, with Turkey, Greece and Cyprus at odds over territorial waters, the president of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has told Euronews that EU countries should be working to de-escalate the situation.

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