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Genoa bridge collapse tragedy ‘will leave a mark on the soul’

A vision now breathtaking for all the wrong reasons

Migrant rescue ship Aquarius to be stripped of Gibraltar registration

The "notice of removal" was issued by the Gibraltar Maritime Administration on 6 August because the ship was registered as a "survey vessel" but was being used for search and rescue work

European Union signs its biggest ever trade deal after striking agreement...

The landmark agreement, which took five years to negotiate, covers 600 million people, a third of the world's GDP and will increase trade and investment in the two markets as well as reducing prices for consumers

Spain rescues hundreds of migrants crossing sea to Europe

Some 449 people were picked up from 20 dinghies in the Mediterranean, and 129 people from a wooden raft heading from West Africa to the Canary Islands

Leaders given four days’ notice for emergency European Commission summit on...

In a highly unusual move, the European Commission is organising the "informal working meeting" with just four days' notice

Malta and Spain offer safe port to stranded migrant ship

The vessel, carrying 629 rescued people, had been left stranded with only one day's supply of food after Matteo Salvini, the new Italian interior minister, reportedly refused to allow it to dock at Italian ports

Nerves as far-right League party set for office in Italy –...

The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League have struck a deal to deliver an alliance - one which will stir nervousness among many in Europe

Row develops over Mark Zuckerberg’s closed evidence session to EU

However, the meeting will not be held in public. Instead, it will be a closed session with the leaders of each of the eight political factions that make up the European Parliament

Bardem wants more action on plastic pollution

The Spanish star, best known for his roles in the Bond movie Skyfall and No Country For Old Men, was speaking from Port de Blanes in the north of Spain where he had been out with early morning fishermen who had started sorting the plastic collected in their nets for recycling

Bureaucracy row leaves dozens of migrants stranded at sea for three...

Some 103 migrants - including women, 32 unaccompanied teenagers and six children - are currently aboard a British-registered rescue vessel, the Aquarius, operated by a multinational charity, SOS Mediterranee