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One of the three principals, James Torrance, the head of strategy, speaks during the launch of the "Renew" anti-brexit political party during a press conference at the QEII Centre in London, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Renew is a newly registered political party set up by a group of independent candidates who stood in the June election 2017 on a campaign to rethink Brexit. Renew aims to recruit 650 candidates to stand in every Parliamentary constituency in any future election and to campaign to Remain in the EU in any vote on the final deal. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tideBritain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. The Latvian official on the European Central Bank’s top policymaking council, Ilmars Rimsevics, will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, amid an investigation into reported corruption. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
Latvian official to miss ECB meeting amid corruption reportsThe Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption
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UK jobless up for first time since Brexit vote aftermathOfficial figures are showing that wages in Britain are on the up but are still lagging price rises, meaning that household incomes remain stretched as the country enters a crucial stage in Brexit discussions
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Polish official: no criminal charges under Holocaust lawA Polish government official says a controversial law makes it a criminal act to blame Poles for Holocaust crimes they did not commit will not lead to criminal charges
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Spain helps keep alive archaic language of Sephardic JewsA language still spoken by the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain 500 years ago is getting a helping hand from the Spanish Royal Academy to keep it alive
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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The European Union's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros (600 million US dollars) in three anti-trust cases. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU anti-trust watchdog imposes big cartel finesThe EU's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros ($600 million) in three anti-trust cases
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A worker takes a break outside a store under construction in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoilA closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone has found business activity cooling slightly in February but still remaining near decade highs
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Cyprus: Gas search to continue despite Turkey's oppositionCyprus' president says an offshore hydrocarbons search will carry on as planned despite strong opposition by Turkey and the ethnically split island nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots
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Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike actionAir France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled for 24 hours during a strike over pay.
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French government unveils bill with new asylum procedureFrench President Emmanuel Macron's government is presenting its first big immigration bill, which human rights organizations criticize as repressive toward asylum-seekers
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Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia to discuss regional securityMoldova is to host a conference on the security challenges facing three former Soviet republics where there are ongoing concerns about Russian influence
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Leader of movement to remember Holocaust victims dies at 93Holocaust survivor Sam Bloch, who dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the victims of Nazi atrocities, dies at age 93
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This photo dated Aug. 22 2010, obtained by The Associated Press shows Ilmars Rimsevics, the head of Latvia’s central bank, second left in blue, and Dmitry Pilshchikov, at 3rd left, who was then the head of the Russian arms company Research Institute of Information Technology.  Ilmars Rimsevics, the country’s top banking official and a key member of the European Central Bank was detained Saturday Feb. 17, 2018, amid swirling accusations of bribery and money laundering schemes in Latvia that reach to Russia. (AP Photo)   An international complaint filed by a Latvian bank alleges years of attempted extortion and abuse of power by an individual whose identity they left anonymous. (AP Photo)
Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes reportLatvia's official on the European Central Bank's main policymaking council refused Tuesday to heed calls to resign
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17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in GreeceA group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech prior to a meeting of European Socialists prior to an EU summit in Brussels. The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party has said on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 a claim that he gave information to a Czechoslovak spy during the Cold War is "a ridiculous smear." Jeremy Corbyn says claims in British newspapers "are increasingly wild and entirely false." (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
UK Labour chief says Communist spy claims 'ridiculous smear'The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says a claim that he gave information to a Czechoslovak spy during the Cold War is "a ridiculous smear."
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