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UK wages grow at fastest in a decade but Brexit casts shadowWages in Britain are rising at their highest rate in nearly a decade, which should shore up living standards as the country navigates the final few months of the Brexit discussions.
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FILE - The Sept. 28, 2015 file photo shows the sign of German car company Audi attached on the engine of a TDI, a turbo diesel model, in Berlin, Germany. Audi accepted a fine of 800 million euro (927 million US$) for it's involvement in the Diesel scandal. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissionsGerman authorities have fined luxury automaker Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars with excessive diesel emissions.
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Portugal spending plan offers better times ahead of electionWith a general election on the horizon, Portugal's government is promising a financial windfall after years of austerity
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No Brexit deal could snarl major ports, hitting exportsIn the Netherlands, a major exporter to Britain and gateway to and from Europe through its ports, fears are growing that Brexit could cause chaos for the handling of freight and goods.
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Police forces stand at the Cologne, western Germany, main station Monday, Oct. 15,  2018, after they have closed parts of the station because of a hostage situation. Police said that incident appears to have started Monday at a pharmacy inside the train station. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
Police call for witnesses to help in Cologne hostage probeCologne police are calling on witnesses to a bloody hostage-taking at the city's train station to upload photos or videos to help their investigation.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
More ancient wrecks, pottery found in Greek ships' graveyardGreece's culture ministry says a Greek-U.S. team has located traces of three more ancient shipwrecks with pottery cargoes, and two from later times, in a rich graveyard of ships in the eastern Aegean Sea
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Turkish police shoot tractor driver near Israeli residenceTurkish media reports say police have opened fire on a tractor that was travelling in front of Turkey's parliament building and ignored calls for it to stop
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French President Emmanuel Macron watches South Korea's President Moon Jae-in as he leaves after a meeting at the Elysee palace, in Paris, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Moon Jae-in is for a three-day state visit in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Macron seeks to regain initiative with government reshuffleFrench president Emmanuel Macron has named a key political ally as interior minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday
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French soldiers patrol after flash floods in the town of Villegailhenc, southern France, Monday, Oct.15, 2018. Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning streams into raging torrents that authorities said killed several people and seriously injured at least five others. (AP Photo/Fred Lancelot)
Southern France flood toll rises to 13; many elderly victimsFrench officials says flash floods that swept through towns in the southwest Aude region largely claimed elderly victims, who were seemingly caught off guard by the sudden, powerful torrents.
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EU presidency says Brexit talks on track on eve of summitAustria's European affairs minister says that Brexit talks are advancing even though no imminent breakthrough appears likely, one the eve of a "moment of truth" EU summit
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Investors react with calm to Italy's draft budgetInvestors have reacted with calm to the new Italian budget draft that delivers on electoral promises to restore pensions to thousands whose retirement age had been pushed back and the creation of a basic salary for some job-seekers.
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Ending austerity in UK 'incompatible' with budget planA report says the British government will have to spend an extra 19 billion pounds ($25 billion) a year on public services by 2023 if it's to deliver on Prime Minister Theresa May's promise to end austerity.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, June 29, 2017 file photo, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin attends a government swearing in ceremony at the Serbian Parliament building, in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia's pro-Russian defense minister Vulin on Monday Oct. 15, 2018, has denounced the U.S. ambassador to Serbia as arrogant for saying the former Serbian province of Kosovo is a sovereign state.  (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
Serb official denounces US ambassador over KosovoSerbia's pro-Russia defense minister has denounced the U.S. ambassador to Serbia and suggested he should be kicked out of the country for calling Kosovo a sovereign state
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012. Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to a memo published in a local media outlet Monday Oct. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after catA media report says Ecuador has formally ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests while he is a guest of the country's London embassy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Greece: Molotov cocktails injure 4 police officersAuthorities in Greece say four police officers were injured when a police station in central Athens was attacked with Molotov cocktails
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