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27 Jul 2023
Salvage crews are waiting for temperatures to subside before attempting to board the burning freighter drifting in the North Sea. The Dutch government says the risk of an oil spill is low.
23 Jun 2023
Dozens of people are feared to have died after small boat that may have been carrying more than 60 migrants sank off Morocco. An NGO has said the passengers were left for 12 hours after calling rescue services.

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53 mins ago
Talking Europe hosts the head of the largest political group in the European Parliament, the centre-right European People's Party. Manfred Weber, a prominent German CSU politician, is hoping that the June 9 EU elections will re-confirm the EPP's pre-eminent position, but he is cautious on the possibility of alliances with the hard-right ECR group. We also touch on the "Russiagate" and "Piepergate" controversies, the EPP's contentious plan to reform the EU's asylum system, as well as French President Emmanuel Macron's "unwise" – according to Weber – remarks about potentially sending French troops to Ukraine.
53 mins ago
The allies of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol have suffered a resounding defeat and lost their majority in parliament. Yoon might yet get a chance to recover, however, as his rivals battle legal issues.
2 hours ago
A man went on a rampage with a knife in a Sydney shopping mall, killing six people as he did so. Police continue to interview witnesses and are calling on the public to share video footage with them.
3 hours ago
Tens of thousands of residents have fled the southern Russian city of Orenburg as the worst floods in decades continue to inundate the region. Many more homes have been damaged or destroyed across the border in northern Kazakhstan, where officials also ordered evacuations.
3 hours ago
Abortion is legal in the UK, but England and Wales are both experiencing a rise in abortion prosecutions; using a law that dates back to 1861. In the last 18 months, six women have been prosecuted and at least one woman has been jailed.
7 hours ago
Here's what's been making the business headlines in sub-Saharan Africa this week.