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SDP Agrees to Sit Down With Merkel

Germany’s Social Democrats agreed to open exploratory talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel, party leader Martin Schulz said, providing a chance to end a rare period of political deadlock in Europe’s...

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European Parliament Saves the Kebab

A proposal to ban the popular dish on health grounds because of high phosphate levels has been defeated by just three votes, to the relief of Germany’s Turkish fast-food chefs.

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Tillerson: Commitment to European Allies Ironclad

In a speech in Washington, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to reassure European allies that their relationship remains strong and that the US remains committed to European security, particularly in combating threats from...

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Avocado Eatery Makes Instagram-Worthy Meals

An online trend for extravagant food styling has turned an Amsterdam eatery into a must-see location for smartphone-snapping tourists. The Avocado Show opened earlier this year and claims to be Europe’s first all-avocado restaurant.

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Belgium Rules Out Puigdemont Extradition to Spain

The fate of Catalonia’s ousted leader remains unclear but Belgium’s ruled out his immediate extradition to Spain. Madrid has issued a European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont however Brussels has made it clear the...

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Several Die as Strong Winds Batter Europe

Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland, two in the Czech Republic and one in Germany. Rail traffic in large sections of Germany will be suspended into...

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