Europe

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

The beauty pageant’s organisers say they discovered the “unacceptable” tweet after the ceremony. BBC News – Europe

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Kalashnikov statue to be changed because of German weapon

A statue to Russia’s creator of the famed AK-47 rifle is to be changed as it shows the wrong weapon. BBC News – Europe

Europe

France’s Macron signs labour reforms in law, defying protests

Protesters have condemned France’s new labour laws, but they are a key part of the president’s plans. BBC News – Europe

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Does Ryanair have a pilot shortage?

Could recruitment issues explain why the airline will be cancelling so many flights in the coming weeks? BBC News – Europe

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German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

The UB-II type submarine is said to be in good condition and the crew’s bodies may still be on board. BBC News – Europe

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Britain’s terror challenge will last a generation

Friday’s attempted bombing in London marks a year of rising terrorism in Britain after a long period of relative calm. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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London Tube attack suspects were foster children, officials say

London commuters are beginning their working week with heavy security on transport routes following last week’s terror attack. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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German trial over pensioner left to die in bank branch

Three people stand trial in Germany for not helping a critically ill pensioner at a bank branch. BBC News – Europe

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Unlikely suburban backdrop to attack

It was a crisp, bright fall morning in Parsons Green on Friday, and as usual, trains on the District line were ferrying commuters from the well-heeled suburbs of west London into the center of the city. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Threat level raised to ‘critical’ as 18-year-old held at port

The London Underground station where an improvised device exploded on a train reopened early Saturday as a huge manhunt for those responsible for the terrorist attack entered its second day. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe