A prankster presented a porn actress as a medal-winning Bosnian student, and a British diplomat was quick to spread the news; the gaffe highlights the importance of fact-checking in the era of social media.
On March 29 Britain is due to leave the European Union. Last month France activated its no-deal Brexit plans following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's historic defeat in parliament.
ROME (Sputnik) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is expected to hold a meeting on Monday with a delegation from Venezuela, sent by the leader of the Venezuelan opposition-led National Assembly and self-proclaimed acting president, Juan Guaido.
Over 126,000 barrels of radioactive material are stored in the Asse mine in Lower Saxony, a state in northwest Germany bordering the North Sea, a fact that has many locals - as well as the global anti-nuke community - frustrated.
Gitmo, a name of shame on the human rights record of the US, is back with demands for big improvements and a bigger budget, thanks to the Trump administration.
About a hundred of Yellow Vests demonstrators took to streets of the Belgian city of Mons on Saturday without authorization from local authorities. As the police described, they were "clearly looking for provocation".
An unidentified man is suspected of triggering a bomb in the southern suburbs of Stockholm, according to media reports. The inhabitants of neighbouring houses have reportedly been evacuated.
As the duchess’ father explained, he initially did not want to release the contents of the letter to the public “out of respect for Meghan”, but eventually chose to do so because they were falsely portrayed.
The development comes after German police last month seized three paintings ostensibly painted by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler between 1910 and 1911, questioning the authenticity of the artworks.
In early November 2018, former British PM Tony Blair called for a second referendum on Brexit, urging the country's parliament to turn down any divorce agreement between London and Brussels and let UK citizens decide as each option would have negative consequences.
The purchase of counterfeit make-up and perfume could lead to potential health hazards due to the harmful chemicals they allegedly contain; moreover, the buyer’s personal details can also be used to "set up new fraudulent websites", a police official explained.
Thousands of people have gathered in the Spanish capital to protest against talks proposed by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez aimed at easing political tensions in Catalonia. The demonstrators gathered at the Plaza de Colon in the city centre under the slogan "For a united Spain, elections now!".
The US State Department approved the sale of 20 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Launchers (HIMARS) and associated support equipment to Poland last week, with the deal worth an estimated $414 million.
Cadet entered the spotlight in 2015, following the release of his first freestyle, “Slut”, while the rapper’s 2018 single “Advice” peaked at number 27 on the UK Top 40.
Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that the European Union had reached an agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline following a compromise with France on EU-wide regulations concerning the energy megaproject.
Immigration and the fight against crime and terrorism, these are the areas in which about one in two French people imagine that National Rally leader Marine Le Pen would cope better than French President Emmanuelle Macron, according to a survey conducted by Elabe.
Police found the Irishman's body in late January, nearly five months after his disappearance near the Spanish coastal town of Alicante. Four suspects have been arrested, including a British woman and her boyfriend, who police believe to have murdered the man out of jealousy.
In late September 2018, British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson unveiled the country's new Defence Arctic Strategy, citing ever-increasing threats in the region and Russia’s alleged attempts to militarise it.
The explosion and fire occurred in a bakery in the French city of Lyon; firefighters and police officers who arrived on the scene found the burned bodies of a woman and a child, according to the newspaper Progres.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 50 percent of UK citizens want the country's withdrawal from the European Union to be delayed, a poll, which Birmingham-based polling agency BMG Research carried out for UK newspaper Independent, revealed on Sunday.
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