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Hungary to detain refugees in container camps on border

Tough new measure adopted after prime minister said country needed to protect itself from 'terror' threat.

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Justice minister Florin Iordache resigns after protests

Florin Iordache, co-architect of controversial corruption measure that set off rallies, resigns citing 'public opinion'.

Anti-government protests

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UK to end 'Dubs' scheme to resettle refugee children

Immigration minister says Dubs programme will end in March after helping 350 children enter the country.

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UK: Science Museum show charts robots' 500-year history

New London exhibition features more than 100 objects to create world's most significant collection of robots ever shown.

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Scotland rejects triggering Brexit in non-binding vote

In a symbolic move, Scottish politicians vote by 90 to 34 against a bill that would trigger Britain's exit from the EU.

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Russia's Alexei Navalny found guilty of fraud

Kremlin critic gets five-year suspended sentence in retrial, which bars him from running for president in next election.

Alexei Navalny

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SDP-led government survives no-confidence vote

Motion followed biggest protests in decades against decree that would have decriminalised some corruption offences.

Romania has seen the largest protests

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Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over 2012 campaign funding

Former French president is to face trial for alleged illegal financing of election expenses during his 2012 campaign.

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Geert Wilders tweets fake picture of rival

Altered picture purports to show party leader Alexander Pechtold at rally with banners calling for rule of Islamic law.

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Justice for Theo: Protests erupt after police rape

Hundreds demand justice for 22-year-old youth worker who was sodomised and beaten by officer with a baton.

protest in Paris

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