A superyacht valued around $450 million (£360 million) arrives in Gibraltar’s harbour to undergo a final round of sea trials before it is delivered to Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.
Italy’s centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered to stand trial on charges he bribed witnesses to silence them over accusations he paid for sex with young women.
National Front (NF) leader Marine Le Pen welcomes what she sees as ‘the end of the world and the birth of another’ at a gathering of far-right leaders in Germany.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.
Police in Bergen, Norway’s second biggest city, have uncovered what appears to be the biggest child abuse ring in Norwegian history.
The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.
Britain’s pound has fallen again on fears over a so-called “hard” Brexit, dropping below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985. And the UK’s key services sector PMI has also fallen slightly, with financial services in particular bracing for fallout. Hayley Platt reports.
An eco-squat camp joins forces with local villagers to protest the expansion of Heathrow airport, Europe’s busiest aviation hub, as Britain awaits a decision by Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
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We have a high demand to organise events and other activities for the Africa Gathering platform in Europe and in Africa. We would love to organise a series of brainstorming sessions, twitter chats in order to plan for 2016. We are grateful for all the supports you have given to us since its creation.
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