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Wealth inequality in Germany likely to be higher than previously thought

New study claims that German wealth gap is widening and attributes lack of data to abolition of wealth tax in 1996 Continue reading…
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Nine injured as migrants rush Spanish border fence in north Africa

Spain says this year 2,000 migrants have made it across the border separating enclave of Melilla from Morocco Continue reading…
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Iceland to import breast milk from Denmark

Babies born prematurely in Iceland and whose mothers are unable to breastfeed are to benefit from Danish milk banks Continue reading…
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Spanish nurse free of Ebola after more than two weeks in hospital

Tests for virus come back negative for Teresa Romero Ramos, first person to contract disease outside west Africa Continue reading…
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Spanish nurse free of Ebola after more than two weeks in hospital

Tests for virus come back negative for Teresa Romero Ramos, first person to contract disease outside west Africa Continue reading…
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Ukraine: girl narrowly escapes falling glass as Donetsk arena shelled – video

CCTV footage catches the moment a girl narrowly escapes a massive piece of glass falling from Donetsk Donbass arena. A large part of the glass facade comes away after intense shelling on Monday. Shelling is continuing in the rebel-held city despite a c…
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I didnt intend to hurt anyone, says man who dressed as knife-wielding clown

French apprentice butcher handed six-month suspended jail term after terrorising children in northern France, sparking copycats Continue reading…
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Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome: space launch tourism fails to take off

The Central Asian country has long talked of turning its famous launch site into a tourist destination, but international visitors are still being turned away. EurasiaNet.org reports Continue reading…
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Sweden widens hunt for ‘mysterious submarine’ – video

Swedish armed forces widen their hunt for a suspected Russian submarine, with helicopters, naval vessels and military personnel combing the Stockholm archipelago. An indistinct picture released by the Swedish military shows a vessel apparently breaking…
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Russian artist cuts off earlobe in protest at use of forced psychiatry on dissidents

Pyotr Pavlensky, who once nailed his scrotum to Red Squares cobblestones, says protest is over return to Soviet-era methods Continue reading…
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