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EU ratifies treaty on cutting exposure to mercury

According to the Commission, around 40% to 80% of mercury deposited in Europe comes from emissions in other parts of the world.

Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England kills 22 people

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens.

Britain urged honor its obligations as EU member

The 27 European Union nations handling Britain’s exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks.

MotoGP champion Nicky hayden passes away

The 2006 MotoGP champion, Nicky Hayden has died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car while cycling in Italy last Wednesday.

France still struggles to comply EU deficit limits

France, along with Spain, Greece, Britain, will continue to face disciplinary procedures for its excessive budget deficit.

EU urges members to address inequality

The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances.
sweden wins world tittle

Sweden wins icehockey world title

Sweden won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship, beating favourites Canada in a dramatic penalty shootout.
real madrid wins la liga

Real Madrid wins La Liga

Real Madrid have wrapped up their first Spanish title since 2012 after holding off the challenge of Barcelona on the final day.
Juventus wins the Serie A

Juventus wins the Serie A

Since Serie A was founded in 1929, no club had previously won more than five straight titles.
jungels 15th giro stage win

Jungels continues to impress, Dumoulin never in real danger

The race resumes Tuesday with a 222 km 16th stage from Rovetta to Bormio.



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