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Britons react as PM May faces pressure to resign

Britons react as PM May faces pressure to resign

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing intense pressure to abandon her Brexit deal and resign as prime minister, following a backlash from her own MPs against her "new” Brexit plan. Mrs. May is scheduled to ...

Netflix isn’t absent at Cannes. It’s everywhere.

Netflix isn’t absent at Cannes. It’s everywhere.

If you're going to earnestly shout "Vive le cinema!" the Cannes Film Festival is the place to do it.That's what Quentin Tarantino declared from atop Cannes' red-carpet stairs on his way into the premiere of ...

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen

European voters started heading to the polls Thursday to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. In all, 400 million voters in 28 nations will be voting over ...

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat.In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from ...

HOT England to ban plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds

England to ban plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds

The UK government is taking steps to curb plastic pollution. Starting April 2020 plastic straws, cotton buds, and plastic stirrers, will only be provided under strict guidelines, for medical or scientific reasons. As part of the ...

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive

In the mountainous Evrytania region of Greece, fir trees cover the hills, deer and wolves roam the lush landscape and waterfalls add to the dramatic scenery, earning it the nickname "Little Switzerland."Harder to find, however, ...

Germany’s Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal

Germany’s Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal

German prosecutors have fined auto parts and technology company Bosch 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal that erupted at Volkswagen in 2015.Prosecutors in Stuttgart said Thursday that the ...

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do?

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do?

The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement. The elections, which run through Sunday ...

Update: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill

Update: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill

The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):11:45 a.m.The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure ...

Update: Macron woos green vote in European elections

Update: Macron woos green vote in European elections

The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy. His centrist movement is struggling to charm voters ahead of France's vote ...