In the latest scandal to hit the UK’s core counter-terrorism strategy, known as Prevent, it has been revealed that counter-terror police across Britain have been running a secret database containing details of all Prevent referrals.
British police forces operate large secret database targeting minorities
A nucleus of four EU countries was trying Tuesday to coax more reluctant member states to take a share of rescued asylum-seekers, a day after another Mediterranean migrant boat tragedy.
EU urged to share refugees as boat tragedies mount
Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union appeared to be on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, with Brussels accusing London of intransigence and threatening the bloc's future.
Britain's Brexit talks with EU appear on verge of collapse
The European Union’s incoming top diplomat Josep Borrell said the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran must be preserved, stressing that “the political unity of the Europeans will be crucial" in keeping the agreement going.
Incoming top EU diplomat: Europeans’ unity crucial in keeping JCPOA going
Italy’s economic outlook is growing dimmer, adding pressure on the government to deliver on its tricky promise of an expansionary budget while setting aside billions to avoid a planned increase in sales-tax.
Italy’s economic risks grow as Gualtieri seeks stimulus money
A jump in manufacturing fueled a surprise improvement in German industrial production following two months of decline. While good news, the development will do little to alleviate concerns about intensifying trade tensions and waning business confidence, Bloomberg reported.
German factories feed unexpected rebound in industrial output
Iranian short animated film, ‘I Am a Wolf,’ directed by Amir Houshang Moein, has made it into the competition section of the 14th edition of Animest International Animation Film Festival in Romania.
Iranian animation to vie at Romanian Oscar-qualifying festival
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Monday that the Brexit ball was in its court, and that the bloc should now urgently discuss in detail his proposal for breaking the deadlock in talks ahead of Britain’s departure on October 31.
Brexit ball now in EU’s court: Johnson
Climate protesters from Sydney to London blocked roads on Monday, sparking arrests as they kicked off two weeks of global protests demanding immediate action to save the Earth from "extinction."
Climate protesters block roads in global 'rebellion'
Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialist Party won a general election marked by low turnout on Sunday after presiding over a period of solid economic growth following years of austerity.
Socialists win again in Portugal's poll

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