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Facebook regularly updates its privacy settings.

Facebook faces hefty fines after ignoring privacy laws

Facebook has been ordered to delete all data it has gathered illegally on Belgian citizens.

Police said Traini, who has a neo-Nazi symbol tattooed above his eyebrow, admitted to carrying out the drive-by shootings and had shown no remorse.

Racist shootings unlikely to hurt Italian party

The Italian man who shot six African migrants stood in a local ballot for the far-right League party.

The luxury sports car burst into flames at the Monte Carlo rally in Monaco.

Top Gear presenters escape car as it bursts into flames

Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan had a narrow escape at the Monte Carlo rally in Monaco.

Authorities identified the shooter as 28-year-old right wing extremist Luca Traini.

Italian right-wing extremist shoots 6 African immigrants

The gunman went on a two-hour drive-by shooting spree in the central Italia city of Macerata.

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Lady Gaga cancels tour due to pain

"All I know is that if I don't do this, I am not standing by the words or meaning of my music."

The overflowing waters have already engulfed riverside walkways in Paris.

Nearly 1500 evacuated as Seine floods

The overflowing waters have already engulfed riverside walkways in Paris.

A new interactive map has revealed the most popular songs in 3000 cities and towns all around the world.

Map reveals most popular songs in 3000 international cities

New Zealand is split between two top tracks.

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is already under construction.

Fears new pipeline will make Russia stronger

But Germany and Austria like the idea of having cheap gas from the east.

Donald Trump at Davos.

Trump booed and hissed after calling news 'fake'

The US President was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos when the crowd turned on him.

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Facebook wants to stop tough hate speech laws

Facebook bosses say a new hate speech law in Germany goes too far.

Europe

Meet the man using Tinder to travel the world

He's conquered Europe - now he's set his sights on New Zealand.

An explosion has injured several people and brought down a residential building in the Belgian city of Antwerp.

Belgium explosion injures several

Police say the incident in Antwerp was not related to terrorism.

Amanda Teague is a Jack Sparrow impersonator, and says her ghost husband, Jack, looks just like Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean character.

Woman marries 'soul mate' 18th century pirate ghost

The Jack Sparrow impersonator says her ghost husband looks just like the Caribbean pirate.

Baby Asel and her parents were abused on social media for their Islamic faith.

Austrian President defends New Year baby against racist abuse

The country's first baby born in 2018 was attacked because her parents were Muslim.

Varby Gard station and an adjacent square were closed while police carried out checks.

Man dead in Stockholm explosion

The blast occurred after he picked up something off the ground which then detonated.

January 18 is the deadline for the social media giants to comply.

Facebook, Twitter threatened with sanctions over Brexit 'fake news'

The social media giants have been given a firm ultimatum by a British committee.

It's been Bitcoin's worst week in four-and-a-half years.

Bank bosses wary of 'official' bitcoin

Critics say it can easily be used for money laundering and other illicit activities.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The year that was for Newshub in Europe 2017

London-based correspondent Tova O'Brien reflects on the events that rocked the continent..

A peaceful protest was held on Auckland's Queen St in response to Trump's pronouncement.

EU rejects Jerusalem move

Israel's closest European allies have rejected a push to view Jerusalem as the capital.

The Labour Party says one way for alignment is for the UK to stay in the single market and the customs union.

Brexit talks reach 'deadline of deadlines'

Britain must present the EU with a good offer on the terms of its divorce.