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Google and Orange building cable between US and France

The 6,600km undersea cable will open in 2020 and is one of seven Google is building over the next two years Telecoms firm Orange has teamed up with Google to work on a private undersea cable connecting the Atlantic coasts of France and the United States. Measuring 6,600km in length, the undersea cable will be […]

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Poland must stop ‘retiring’ Supreme Court judges, EU’s top court says

(CNN)The European Union’s highest court ordered Poland to “immediately suspend” the application of a controversial law, which lowered the retirement age of its Supreme Court judges, in a ruling Friday. The measure was met by protests across the country and further escalated tensions between the European Union and Poland’s government. In July, the European Commission, […]

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Theresa May’s domestic vulnerability leaves Brexit talks on knife-edge

Plan to strike backstop deal falls through with PM facing possible cabinet revolt at home The Brexit negotiations are on a knife-edge as Theresa Mays domestic vulnerability over the Irish border threatens to kill off hopes of an October deal, with the Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, forced to make a backstop solution for avoiding a […]

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Reports: Sources say Saudi journalist killed in consulate in Turkey

Istanbul (CNN)Unnamed Turkish officials speaking to The Washington Post and Reuters on Saturday said that prominent Saudi journalist-turned-critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul this week.

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Italian government approves Salvini bill targeting migrants

Far-right leaders decree would suspend asylum process for the socially dangerous A series of hardline measures that will see the Italian government abolish key forms of protection for migrants and make it easier for them to be deported has been approved by Prime Minister Giuseppe Contes cabinet. Drafted by Matteo Salvini, the far-right interior minister […]

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How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves

The long read: Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodrguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult The first time Marcos Rodrguez Pantoja ever heard voices on the radio, he panicked. Fuck, he remembers thinking, those people have been inside there a long time! […]

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‘Chequers plan is dead,’ says MP, who reported rejection by Barnier

EU negotiator was clear Mays proposal was unacceptable, says MP Stephen Kinnock Theresa Mays Brexit plan was left mired in uncertainty after reports that the EUs chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told British MPs that les propositions sont mortes in a Brussels meeting. The Labour MP Stephen Kinnock revealed that in talks this week Barnier had […]

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I Spent 6 Months Travelling Around Europe And The USA Exploring Some Of The Most Incredible Abandoned Locations

I hope you like them. #1 Villa, Italy reply View More Replies… #2 North American Theatre reply #3 Italian Villa reply View More Replies… #4 Power Plant In Hungary reply View More Replies… #5 Gothic Church In The U.S. reply View More Replies… #6 Former Hotel In Abkhazia reply #7 Bath House, Romania reply #8 […]

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Pope Francis speaks to thousands at Sunday Mass in Dublin amid sex abuse scandal

Dublin, Ireland (CNN)Hundreds of thousands of people braved wet and windy weather to attend Pope Francis’ Mass at Phoenix Park in Dublin on Sunday, while thousands more gathered in the city center for protests against clerical sexual abuse amid fresh reports the Pontiff ignored allegations stretching back years. On Sunday, Pope Francis faced calls for […]

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Pope Francis silent on archbishop’s call for him to resign

Dublin, Ireland (CNN)Pope Francis says he “will not say a single word” on an archbishop’s call for him to resign over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against a prominent US cardinal in 2013. Speaking to the press Sunday on his flight back to Italy from Ireland, Pope Francis said, “I will not say a […]

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