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Portugal 2 – 0 wales

The great Wales adventure at Euro 2016 came to a disappointing end as they were beaten in the semi-final by Portugal in Lyon. Chris Coleman’s side entered the biggest game in Welsh football history – at their first major tournament since 1958 – carried by a wave of emotion and […]


Harry Potter : and the Cursed Child cast photos released

Harry Potter The first set of photographs featuring some cast members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in costume has been released. Actor Sam Clemmett has been revealed as the character Albus Severus Potter – the cursed child referred to in the title – in Charlie Gray’s portraits. It’s […]


France labour dispute: Rail workers strike as protests continue

French railway workers are to go on strike as unions continue to protest against planned labour reforms. This is expected to further disrupt a transport network already suffering from a shortage of fuel. French President Francois Hollande has insisted he will not back down over the reforms, which aim to […]

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Deadly floods in Germany

Three people have been killed in floods in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, and a young girl was killed by a train as she took shelter from the rain under a railway bridge. A man who was around 60 died in an underground parking garage that filled with water […]


Islam should be taught in all German schools Bavarian bishop

Islam must be taught in all German schools to help “immunize” pupils from radical leanings, Bavarian bishop of the Lutheran Church argues, calling on Muslim organizations to take responsibility for religious education. Introduction of “extensive Islam classes” in all German schools would best safeguard young Muslims from “fundamentalists’ temptation” towards […]

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Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman

Nadiya Savchenko: Russia frees Ukraine servicewoman

Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. “I am free,” Savchenko told a crowd of reporters and politicians as she arrived in Kiev as part of a prisoner swap with two alleged Russian soldiers. She was sentenced to 22 years in […]


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Ronaldo injury scare : Real Madrid star 1

Ronaldo injury scare . Cristiano Ronaldo says he will be fit to play  . In Saturday’s Champions League final against Atletico Madrid after limping out of training on Tuesday. The Real Madrid star left the pitch with a thigh problem following a clash with goalkeeper Kiko Casilla. “It was a […]