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Angela Merkel speaks on the future of Europe in the European Parliament – watch live | Guardian News

Angela Merkel speaks on the future of Europe in the European Parliament – watch live | Guardian News

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German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses European Parliament in Strasbourg in debate on the future of Europe. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
Does Europe need its own army? l Inside Story

Does Europe need its own army? l Inside Story

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French president Emmanuel Macron has suggested creating a European army. French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump have been at odds on many issues. This week that divide went further when President Macron appeared to call for the creation of a European army. Macron says Europe needs to defend itself against potential threats from nations including Russia, China and even the United States. But it's not just about defence - the two leaders differ on almost every issue. Trump has pulled out of a number of global treaties from climate change to the Iran nuclear deal, and recently the disarmament treaty with Russia. While Macron has repeatedly emphasised the need for a global order and rejection of nationalism. He made the call during Sunday's remembrance ceremony i...
‘I suffer under my age’: Dutch man seeks to legally change his age | Guardian News

‘I suffer under my age’: Dutch man seeks to legally change his age | Guardian News

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Self-styled positivity guru Emile Ratelband said he wants to legally change his age to make himself 20 years younger. The 69-year-old Dutch television personality has asked a court in the Netherlands to approve his request for a new birthday that would make him officially 49 Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger
🇬🇧 UK PM May says Brexit deal still within reach l Al Jazeera English

🇬🇧 UK PM May says Brexit deal still within reach l Al Jazeera English

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says a deal for the UK's withdrawal from the European Union is still within reach. May was speaking to parliament after Brexit negotiations broke up yet again without agreement after the negotiations hit a roadblock on the subject of Ireland. Despite her optimism, May has already been fighting with pro-Brexit ministers who feel she is still tying the UK too closely to the EU and British civil servants have begun preparing for the country to crash out of the bloc without a deal. Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from London. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website:
🇺🇸🇷🇺US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing l Al Jazeera English

🇺🇸🇷🇺US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing l Al Jazeera English

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Russia has opened a criminal investigation after a rocket bound for the International Space Station failed shortly after take-off. The two-man crew - an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut - survived after making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands has more from Moscow. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website:
🇬🇷Greece moves refugees from Moria camp to mainland l Al Jazeera English

🇬🇷Greece moves refugees from Moria camp to mainland l Al Jazeera English

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As winter approaches, the Greek government is moving thousands of refugees from the island camp of Moria to better housing on the mainland. This was prompted by international criticism over the conditions of its migrant camps. Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from northern Greece. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website: #aljazeeraenglish
🇨🇴Colombia plans to clear informal Venezuelan camp in Bogota l Al Jazeera English

🇨🇴Colombia plans to clear informal Venezuelan camp in Bogota l Al Jazeera English

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Colombia is planning to evict hundreds of Venezuelan migrants who set up camp in the capital, Bogota. The city is struggling to cope with the sudden influx of those who have fled the crises back home. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website: #aljazeeraenglish
🇬🇧 UK’s May ‘not afraid’ to leave EU without Brexit deal | Al Jazeera English

🇬🇧 UK’s May ‘not afraid’ to leave EU without Brexit deal | Al Jazeera English

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The British prime minister has made a spirited defence of her Brexit strategy at the Conservative Party's annual conference in Birmingham. Theresa May says she is not afraid to leave the EU without a deal and that the United Kingdom will be a champion of free trade across the world. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Birmingham. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website:
🇬🇧 UK ex-FM Johnson urges scrapping of Brexit plan | Al Jazeera English

🇬🇧 UK ex-FM Johnson urges scrapping of Brexit plan | Al Jazeera English

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The UK's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has urged the British government to abandon its current Brexit plan and “get out properly” from the European Union. His speech on the sidelines of the annual gathering of the ruling Conservative Party was a blatant challenge to Prime Minister Theresa May. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Birmingham. - Subscribe to our channel: - Follow us on Twitter: - Find us on Facebook: - Check our website: