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News and reports from Europe.

London bombs awake painful memories for Spain

Spain has offered London its solidarity following Thursday's metro and bus terror attacks, a year after the Madrid rail bombings...

Street battles rage in eastern Turkey

Running battles between Kurdish civilians and police have resulted in at least one death in the eastern Turkish city of Van...

Uncertainty for asylum seekers in Ireland

The influx of refugees seeking asylum in Ireland has reached a record high. But as their numbers swell, so too do are the obstacles they must face on arrival…

Turkey takes stock of EU 'no' vote

Turkey is optimistic about EU ascension despite recent 'no' votes on the constitution by members. But not everyone in the West wants the Muslim nation in…

'Cannabis Gran' speaks out at London rally

A grandmother who recently avoided jail for supplying her friends with cannabis-laced cakes was one of the speakers at this year's pro-cannabis rally…

Conservatives finish first in web traffic poll

Labour may have won a third term in office, but the Tories topped the polls when it came to website hits, a study into UK voters’ surfing habits revealed…

Police shut down UK May Day demo

An attempt by anti-capitalist demonstrators to converge on the British supermarket chain Tesco on May Day was stopped by police…

Peace camp fuels revolt in Blair's back yard

As the UK General Election speeds up to decision day on 5 May, Prime Minister Tony Blair has discovered he has a new problem…

Pressure mounts for Italy PM over dead 'hero'

Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, faces renewed tension after an investigation into the death of a secret service agent in Iraq proves inconclusive…

Parliament Square protestor to stand for seat

Brian Haw, the permanent peace protestor camped outside the UK's Houses of Parliament, is to stand in the country's general election…

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