Daimler: New emissions cheating software discovered — report
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An unknown "illegal defeat device" was found in one of the carmaker's Mercedes models, a German newspaper reports. The country's auto sector is struggling to restore its reputation following the Dieselgate scandal.
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The EU is engulfed in a corruption scandal amid allegations that Qatar bribed European politicians to sway policy. European Parliament Vice-President Eva Kaili is among those arrested by Belgian police.
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The MEP suspected of receiving bribes from Qatar has been detained since December 9. Eva Kaili's lawyers asked for her release under electronic surveillance, but the judge ruled that she shoud stay in custody.
Talking Europe speaks to a leading voice on the democratisation of the European Union. Alberto Alemanno is a professor of EU law and a founding member of The Good Lobby, an organisation that aims to boost civil society's ability to carry out advocacy, and to make corporate political influence more accountable.
Former Italian MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to cooperate with Belgian prosecutors, in exchange for a more lenient sentence. He reportedly received money from Morocco to promote its interests in the EU parliament.
Former MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri has agreed to work with authorities in exchange for a reduced sentence. He is one of four people with links to the parliament charged with participating in the activities of a criminal organisation, money laundering and corruption.
We take a look at why only 11.3 percent of voters turned out in Tunisia's second round of parliamentary elections. We then discuss a tax scandal in the UK that’s hurting the ruling Conservative Party. We also see how the Australian and Serbian press are covering Novak Djokovic's historic win at the Australian Open. Finally, an opinion writer for The New York Times argues that the French are – and are not – lazy.
Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
Multiple French papers are digging into audio recordings of Saturday's protest against water reservoirs, namely of first responders saying they were told not to go in and help wounded protesters. We also look at the state of India’s democracy and if it could change the world in the next decade.
Stadler faced allegations of helping conceal the fact that Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, installed software to rig emissions tests. The German auto industry giant admitted to the "dieselgate" scandal in 2015.
Ukrainian authorities have cracked down on corruption at the highest level of the country's judiciary. Experts say that while the case reveals just how deep the problem goes, it's also a step in the right direction.
Japan's prime minister hired his own son as his executive secretary late last year. Now he's forcing him to resign, after photos appeared of the of the 32-year-old partying in the official residence.
So-called forever chemicals are everywhere: in rivers, tap water, in our food and even in the hair of French MPs. Tests conducted on 14 French Green lawmakers have revealed the presence of toxic polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), some of which are banned in France. Some lawmakers are now calling for a total ban on this category of chemical molecules. FRANCE 24's Science Editor Julia Sieger tells us more.
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As the UN's annual climate summit gets underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, one underlying question is set to top the agenda: can the world finally agree to ditch fossil fuels? Down to Earth takes a closer look.
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A spate of attacks on drivers using GPS navigation systems prompted South Africa to ask Google Maps to exclude a notorious crime hotspot. The intervention comes as the authorities battle to remedy widespread crime.
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For the first time, a South African court has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for inciting unrest. More than 350 people died during days of unrest in 2021 sparked by the incarceration of ex-president Jacob Zuma. Also, with COP28 is set to begin, we see how Kenya is leading the way in the fight against climate change.
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Two weeks ago, powerful waters washed away two dams and left much of the coastal city of Derna in ruins. Nearly 4,000 people are known to have been killed in the region, but with many others still missing, the death toll could be much higher.
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While Palestinians in the Middle East have different legal statuses and integration levels, for the majority, the common pursuit remains a two-state solution and the ability to exercise a right to return.
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