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Britain's Parliament buildings through the outside railings in London, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote Saturday on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new deal with the European Union, a decisive moment in the prolonged bid to end the Brexit stalemate. Various scenarios may be put in motion by the vote.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK Parliament in rare Saturday session for vital Brexit votePrime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plan faces what is expected to be an extremely tight vote as Britain's Parliament prepares for its first Saturday session since the Falklands war
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Protesters make barricades during clashes with police in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.The Catalan regional capital is bracing for a fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders. Five marches of tens of thousands from inland towns are converging in Barcelona's center for a mass protest. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist angerMasses of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia's independence and the release from prison of separatist leaders are jamming downtown Barcelona as the northeastern Spanish region endures its fifth straight day of tense protests
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Protesters stand and crouch behind barricades on the fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Tens of thousands of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia???s independence and the release from prison of their separatist leaders have flooded downtown Barcelona. The protesters have poured into the city after some of them walked for three days in ???Freedom marches??? from towns across the northeastern Spanish region, joining students and workers who have also taken to the streets on a general strike day. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)
The Latest: Protesters battle police in chaos-hit BarcelonaPolice in the regional capital of Catalonia are using water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to repel masked youths who are throwing cobblestones and flammable bottles, building barricades and setting bonfires
The Associated Press11 hours ago
From left, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier walk to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Britain and the European Union reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to finally escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: Johnson seeks support for Brexit dealJohnson is working behind the scenes to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal with the European Union through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain to leave the bloc in two weeks
The Associated Press12 hours ago
UK agrees further talks over disposal of old Shell oil rigsBritain has agreed to hold further talks with other European countries before deciding whether to approve energy giant Shell's plans to decommission four disused oil rigs in the Atlantic
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Winegrower Louis Moreau smiles in his production facility in Beine near Chablis, Burgundy region, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Some $7.5 million in U.S. tariffs on European food, wine and other goods took effect Friday, in response to illegal EU subsidies to plane maker Airbus. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Schaeffer)
Despair in Burgundy and beyond, as US tariffs hit EU goodsNew U.S. tariffs on European food, wine and other goods took effect Friday
The Associated Press13 hours ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center, is greeted by Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, center left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Britain and the European Union reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to finally escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Johnson urges support for Brexit deal before knife-edge voteBoris Johnson is working behind the scenes to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal with the European Union through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain _ finally _ to leave the bloc in two weeks' time
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A climate protester demonstrates with banners on the scaffolding covering the Elizabeth Tower that houses the Big Ben clock in London, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Climate protester in Boris Johnson garb scales Big Ben towerA climate-change protester dressed as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has climbed the Big Ben clocktower at Britain's Parliament
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 file photo, health workers dressed in protective gear begin their shift at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo DRC. The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, even though the number of confirmed cases has slowed in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
UN says Ebola in Congo still qualifies as global emergencyUN says deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Police take position on the fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Tens of thousands of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia's independence and the release from prison of their separatist leaders have flooded downtown Barcelona. The protesters have poured into the city after some of them walked for three days in "Freedom marches" from towns across the northeastern Spanish region, joining students and workers who have also taken to the streets on a general strike day. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Timeline of Catalan separatism that has rocked SpainTimeline of Catalan separatism that has rocked Spain
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Berlin zoo's panda cubs take 1st glimpse of the worldA Berlin zoo says two panda cubs born in August have opened their eyes to the world for the first time this week
The Associated Press15 hours ago
German air crew union plans strike at Lufthansa subsidiariesA union representing cabin staff in Germany says it's expanding a planned strike Sunday at Lufthansa to include employees of the airline's subsidiaries
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Germany: Officials pledge crackdown after synagogue attackGermany's top security officials are backing calls for tougher measures to fight far-right extremism following a deadly anti-Semitic rampage last week
The Associated Press16 hours ago
EU leaders censure Turkey over military action against KurdsEuropean leaders have issued a strong condemnation of Turkey's military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria
The Associated Press16 hours ago
French rail routes disrupted by strike over train securityA wildcat strike is disrupting train travel around France, as railway workers demand better security after a recent accident
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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