Euro 2020: Italy fans from London and Rome rejoice after victory over Spain
07 July 2021 | 12:12 pm
Italy fans from London to Rome celebrate a 4-2 victory over Spain on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 semi-final.
President Macron's economic manifesto doesn't enthuse every French voter. But when it comes to the plans of his opponent Marine Le Pen, economists have said they could have severe financial consequences.
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Final preparations are under way on Red Square for next Monday's Victory Day military parade. As Russia commemorates victory over the Nazis, will President Vladimir Putin capitalise on the patriotic pomp and ceremony to announce new developments in his Ukrainian offensive?
In the end, there was no big reveal on Moscow’s Red Square on May 9. But is the devil in the detail of Vladimir Putin's Victory Day speech? In commemorating 1945 win over the Nazis, the Russian president did not declare war on Ukraine or announce a mass mobilisation, defying some expectations. He did however single out the perceived aggression of ''America and its minions”.
A nuclear threat from Ukraine? A Ukrainian invasion of Crimea? Ukrainian neo-Nazis? Russian President Vladimir Putin's May 9 speech contained new and familiar accusations amid the war in Ukraine. Most of them are false.
Paz Esteban was replaced after a controversy over the use of the Pegasus spyware to hack top Spanish officials' cellphones, as well as spying on Catalan separatists.
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