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EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

Prime Minister Theresa May`s EU counterparts still see the "no-deal scenario" she threatened them with as most unlikely, as they think it would hurt Britain much more than the continent.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

On May Day, workers of the world unite and protest

Europeans took to the streets on Monday, celebrating the international workers` holiday of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations, which in France turned violent as protesters threw petrol bombs at police.

May 02, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls on Europeans to 'wake up'

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of Americans and the British and "wake up" in 2017, at a meeting of right-wing leaders aiming to oust established parties in elections this year.

Jan 22, 2017, 01:19 AM IST
UK police say almost 6,200 hate crimes in month after Brexit vote

UK police say almost 6,200 hate crimes in month after Brexit vote

British police said on Friday there had been almost 6,200 hate crimes reported in the last month following the vote to leave the European Union in a referendum where immigration had been a key issue.

Jul 22, 2016, 19:49 PM IST
Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

According to the report prepared by Expedia and Egencia, 60 percent of travelers around the world said they would be unwilling to go on vacation without their mobile device, while a full 35 percent said they use their phones more while on vacation, than they do at home.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Original Americans came from Siberia 23,000 years ago

The first people to reach the Americas came from Siberia, now in Russia, in a single group around 23,000 years ago, at the height of the last Ice Age, says a new study.

Jul 22, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

David Cameron urges action online to stop young Europeans joining IS

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday urged action focused on the Internet to stop a mounting number of young Europeans leaving the continent to join the Islamic State group.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

DNA: Gold medalist boxer Rishu Mittal works as a maid to pay school fees

In a shocking disclosure, gold medal boxer Rishu Mittal from Haryana has been forced to work as a maid in order to pay her school fees.

Apr 07, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

10,000 Europeans could be waging jihad by year-end: France PM

As many as 10,000 Europeans could be waging jihad in Iraq and Syria by the end of this year, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned on Sunday, a three-fold increase on current numbers.

Mar 08, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

10,000 Europeans could be waging jihad by year-end: French PM

As many as 10,000 Europeans could be waging jihad in Iraq and Syria by the end of this year, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Sunday, a three-fold increase on current numbers.

Mar 08, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Two arrested in Mali nightclub shooting: Police source

Two suspects were arrested on Saturday after three Europeans and two locals were shot dead in a suspected terror attack on a nightclub in the Malian capital Bamako, a police source said.

Mar 07, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Give Iran diplomacy a chance, Europeans urge US lawmakers

Top European diplomats on Thursday waded into the political fray in Washington over Iran, urging US lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions and pleading for time to allow nuclear talks to succeed.

Jan 23, 2015, 00:52 AM IST

Ancient Russian's DNA sheds light on Neanderthal interbreeding

DNA extracted from the skeleton of a man who lived in Russia about 37,000 years ago is giving scientists new insights into the genetic history of Europeans including interbreeding that took place with Neanderthals more than 50,000 years ago.

Nov 07, 2014, 06:01 AM IST
I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson

I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson played down his newly-acquired "big dog" epithet on Tuesday and said he was ready to curb his exuberance if he felt it could help his American team deal with what is likely to be a red-hot Ryder Cup atmosphere this week.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

Bacterial infection affecting Europeans originated in Africa: Study

Scientists have found that the predominant strain of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA) was derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor.

Aug 26, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Young Europeans less informed about `legal highs`: Survey

Young Europeans are less informed about "legal highs" and the effects of drugs compared to a few years ago, a survey said.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:38 AM IST

Three European engineers believed kidnapped in Libya: Officials

Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have probably been kidnapped in Libya, officials from the Libyan and Italian governments said on Sunday.

Jul 07, 2014, 03:11 AM IST

Neanderthal genes helped Europeans live in colder climate

If you are a European and fat, chances are that you have inherited a gene variant from Neanderthals.

Apr 05, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

Natural selection altered Europeans` skin over 5,000 years

Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation some 5,000 years ago, research shows.

Mar 11, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Japan keen to copy world wonders

Japan`s women ice hockey players, who have made it through to the Olympics for the first time in 16 years, are looking to emulate their country`s World Cup winning footballers in Sochi.

Feb 02, 2014, 17:51 PM IST