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Norway goes to the polls in 'election thriller'

Polling stations open in Norway on Monday with the electoral race anticipated to be the closest in decades.

Jonas Gahr Store

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Carles Puigdemont vows to see through independence vote

Regional government 'more determined than ever' to hold plebiscite, Catalan leader says, despite Madrid's opposition.

Carles Puigdemont

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Germany rejects Polish call for WWII reparations

Polish officials have spoken of plans to push for compensation for the destruction of towns and cities caused by Nazis.

Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo

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Hungary to fight EU migrant quotas despite setback

EU top court rejected Hungary's challenge on migrant relocation plan, but Prime Minister Viktor Orban vows to fight on.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban

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Spanish court suspends Catalonia's independence vote

Call for referendum on Catalonia's independence suspended despite its regional parliament vote to go ahead with it.

Catalonia's regional parliament

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Spain to bring charges against Catalan parliamentarians

Members of Catalonia's parliament who voted in favour of a referendum on independence set to face legal challenge.

Carles Puigdemont (r)

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Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote

Regional parliament adopts measure with with 72 votes in favour, as opposition boycotts procedure.

Catalonia's parliament

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ECJ rejects legal action against refugee quotas

European Court of Justice rules against claims brought by Slovakia and Hungary seeking to end mandatory migrant quotas.

Avramopoulos

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Merkel leading in polls over Schulz after TV debate

Opinion polls suggest chancellor could secure a fourth term after candidates clash over migration, Turkey and security.

Merkel and Schulz

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Experts defuse one of two WWII bombs found in Germany

About 21,000 left Koblenz where first bomb was defused as 60,000 are preparing to leave Frankfurt for the bigger one.

WWII bombs

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Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta car bomb blast

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Ireland braces for storm Ophelia's arrival

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Austria elections: Sebastian Kurz's OVP 'leads' vote

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German interior minister floats idea of Muslim holidays

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Mogherini: Trump doesn't have power to cancel Iran deal

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Spain accused of excessive force at Catalonia protests

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Like Hossain, tens of thousands are travelling from the South Asian nation to Libya to make the perilous boat trip to Italy.

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