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People sit and relax after receiving their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination at Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury, England, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Salisbury Cathedral opened its doors for the second time as a venue for the Sarum South Primary Care Network COVID-19 Local Vaccination Service. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Delay in Pfizer vaccine shipments frustrate Europe, CanadaFrustration is mounting from Europe to North America over reduced shipments of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine while the U.S. pharmaceutical company increases production capacity at its Belgian plant
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa drinks during a joint news conference with European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and European Parliament President David Sassoli after a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. During the session Costa presented the main lines of the programme of activities of the Portuguese Presidency. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Portugal sets records in one of world's worst virus surgesPortugal’s new daily COVID-19 cases have jumped to more than 14,600 to set a new national record
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Security officials check people's IDs before the third hearing in the trial of Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan Motor Co. chairman, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday pushed for maximum 12 years in prison each for a Turkish private airline company official and two pilots who are accused of smuggling Ghosn out of Japan, Turkey's state-run news agency reported.(AP Photo/Mehmet Guzel)
Turkish pilots, official face 12 years jail for Ghosn flightTurkish prosecutors are seeking the maximum 12 years in prison each for a Turkish private airline company official and two pilots who are accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. chairman flee Japan
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Madrid's mayor says at least 2 people have died in a blast after an apparent gas leakMadrid's mayor says at least 2 people have died in a blast after an apparent gas leak
The Associated Press14 hours ago
France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won't apologizeFrench President Emmanuel Macron's office says Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria but is not considering an official apology
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Fire-fighters work next to a dead body following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak has ripped the facade off a residential building in central Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Gas explosion rips through Madrid building, killing 4A powerful gas explosion has torn through a residential building in central Madrid, killing four people and ripping the facade off the structure
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Madrid emergency services say they have rushed to a building in the city center following an explosionMadrid emergency services say they have rushed to a building in the city center following an explosion
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Struggling French students protest university closuresFrench university students are protesting on Paris’ Left Bank to demand to be allowed back to class
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this image taken  from a video, two police officers pose by a copy of the “Salvator Mundi” (Savior of the World), by Leonardo da Vinci, in Naples, Italy, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Italian police have recovered a copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s 16th century “Salvator Mundi” painting of Jesus Christ that was stolen from a Naples church without the priests even realizing it was gone. The discovery was made over the weekend when Naples police working on a bigger operation found the painting hidden in an apartment. Police chief Alfredo Fabbrocini said the owner offered a “less than credible” explanation that he had “casually” bought it at a small market. (AP Photo/Sicomunicazione)
Italian police find stolen copy of Leonardo 'Salvator Mundi'Italian police have recovered a copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s 16th century “Salvator Mundi” painting of Jesus Christ that was stolen from a Naples church without the priests even realizing it was gone
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE- In this Thursday Dec. 31, 2020, file photo, A couple kisses on the near-deserted Nieuwmarkt square in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. The Dutch government said Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, that it wants to impose a curfew as part of beefed-up restrictions to rein in the spread of new more contagious variants of the coronavirus that already accounts for at least one in every 10 Dutch infections.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Dutch propose curfew to rein in virus; will ban more flightsThe Dutch government says it wants to impose a curfew as part of beefed-up restrictions to rein in the spread of a new more contagious coronavirus variant that already accounts for at least one in 10 Dutch infections
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2018 file photo, a rooster watches his chicken on a meadow in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany. The German government plans to ban the practice of killing male chicks after they hatch, which results in the death of some 45 million birds per year in the country. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
Germany to ban practice of killing newly hatched male chicksThe German government plans to ban the practice of killing male chicks after they hatch, which results in the death of some 45 million birds per year in the country
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A view of the Royal Courts Of Justice, in London, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex will ask a High Court judge to rule in her favour in her privacy action against the Mail on Sunday over the publication of a handwritten letter to her estranged father. The case will be heard remotely due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Lawyer says ex-royal staff will shed light on Meghan letterA lawyer for the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper says the Duchess of Sussex had no reasonable expectation of privacy for a letter she sent to her estranged father after her marriage to Prince Harry
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Czechs to make mandatory minimum of local food in storesThe lower house of the Czech Parliament approved on Wednesday a requirement that supermarkets carry a minimum share of local food, a move to be less dependent on imports
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a Parliament debate in Athens, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Lawmakers in Greece are set to approve legislation to extend the country's territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles. (Giorgos Zachos/InTime News via AP)
After vote, Greece to double reach of western coastal watersLawmakers in Greece have approved legislation to extend the country’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 file photo, chairs are spaced at a distance from each other to prevent the spread of coronavirus inside of the St. Charles Borromeo Church in the historic city center of Antwerp, Belgium. Representatives of all the religious faiths recognized in Belgium have joined forces to urge federal authorities to increase the number of people admitted inside places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Under the current COVID-19 rules, such places can accommodate up to 15 people. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, file)
Belgium religious faiths want more worshippers at services Representatives of all the religious faiths recognized in Belgium have joined forces to urge federal authorities to increase the number of people admitted inside places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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