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UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

Amazon starts hiring own drivers in German last-mile delivery push

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MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) – Amazon has begun hiring its own drivers in Germany and plans to open 11 more distribution centers to expand its delivery business in its second biggest market, the firm’s German logistics chief said in an interview. An outside view of an Amazon logistics centre in Mannheim, Germany, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Read More

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals. The iPhone maker is appealing to Europe’s second Read More

Italian soldier stabbed in throat by attacker who reportedly shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’

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An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. The alleged stabbing took place at approximately 10:45am local time. The soldier was struck in the neck and shoulder during the frenzied assault, Milano Todayreports. The attacker fled the scene in Read More

Italian soldier stabbed in Milan central station, attacker shouted ‘Allahu akbar’ – reports

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An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an attacker who reportedly shouted “Allah akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. The alleged attack took place at approximately 10:45 local time. The soldier was struck in the neck and shoulder during the frenzied attack, Milano Today reports. The attacker fled the scene Read More

Blast near US Embassy in Kabul after attack on President Ghani campaign rally

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Shortly after President Ashraf Ghani’s election rally was targeted in a bomb attack that killed at least 24, another blast rocked the heavily-guarded center of Kabul, where the US Embassy and government buildings are located. The attack hit near the Massoud Square in Kabul, close to the US Embassy premises, TOLO reported uploading footage that Read More

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest

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FILE PHOTO: Police vehicles are seen parked near Heathrow airport after climate activists said they planned to fly drones near the airport, in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe’s biggest airport, London Heathrow. Read More

Atlantia’s CEO set to step down as bridge probe darkens

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MILAN (Reuters) – The long-standing head of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia (ATL.MI) is ready to step down as a probe into a deadly bridge collapse snowballs, prompting its top shareholder, the Benetton family, to pull support, sources said on Monday. Giovanni Castellucci, who masterminded a multi-billion merger with Spanish rival Abertis last year, will hand Read More

Man beaten unconscious at Hong Kong protests

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There were multiple violent clashes between police and protesters across Hong Kong throughout the weekend, but one shocking incident, in which a middle-aged man was beaten unconscious, has since become viral. Though there were sporadic outbursts of violence reported in the region, one in particular saw a group of purported anti-Beijing protesters beat the 49-year-old Read More

Man beaten unconscious by Hong Kong protesters

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There were multiple violent clashes between police and protesters across Hong Kong throughout the weekend, but one shocking incident, in which a middle-aged man was beaten unconscious, has since become viral. Though there were sporadic outbursts of violence reported in the region, one in particular saw a group of purported anti-Beijing protesters beat the 49-year-old Read More