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Strike action in Paris

Ominous warning for Kiwis travelling to Europe

Travel insurance may not come through over the strike action there.

Dutch prisons are closing down due to a lack of prisoners.

Dutch prison system offers inspiration to New Zealand

The Netherlands is closing down its jails because it doesn't have enough prisoners.

Pope Francis has condemned society for its shameless pursuit of "ambition and vainglory".

Pope Francis condemns Catholic ministers in Easter address

He said some have been deceived by "ambition and vainglory".

Orange snow has fallen in Eastern Europe.

Orange snow falls in Eastern Europe

Sand blowing in from the Sahara created a surreal landscape.

The Dublin theatre screened Wes Anderson's new release Isle of Dogs, for dogs.

Irish cinema goes to the dogs, literally

The Dublin theatre screened Wes Anderson's new release Isle of Dogs, for dogs.

At least 37 people have been killed in the blaze.

Dozens dead and missing in Siberian mall fire

At least 40 children and a zoo full of animals are among the missing or dead.

Union between the nations looks unlikely but the issue highlights a divide in Moldova.

Thousands rally to unify Romania, Moldova

Union between the nations looks unlikely but highlights a divide in Moldova.

The first-ever winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, Lys Assia, has died.

Eurovision's first winner Lys Assia dies

She was 94 years old.

Lloyd Burr has been announced as Newshub's new Europe Correspondent.

Lloyd Burr announced as Newshub's Europe Correspondent

He will take up the position in May.

It is widely expected to be Ms Merkel's last term.

Angela Merkel elected German Chancellor

It puts an end to nearly six months of political drift in Europe's biggest economy.

Ollolai, an Italian town, is selling houses for just one Euro each.

This Italian town is selling homes for just $1.70

What housing crisis?

An anti-abortion protester attempts to interrupt a 2016 pro-choice demonstration.

Anti-abortion protests in Ireland ahead of law change vote

At least 10,000 people have rallied against plans to ease the country's tight restrictions on abortion.

Ms Merkel could be sworn in as Chancellor by mid-March.

Germany Social Democrats back coalition with Merkel

This ends more than five months of political uncertainty after an inconclusive election.

Donald Trump.

Trade war: Europe's threats just a 'rounding error - US

Donald Trump's new tariffs will destroy more jobs than they create, economists have said.

The worst sexting fails have been compiled by Bored Panda.

Are these the worst sexting fails you have seen?

A person was asked what their favourite position was, they said CEO.

Travel agents are pleading with Kiwis to keep in contact - and stay safe.

'Beast from the East' threatens Kiwis' travel dreams

Travel agents are pleading with Kiwis to keep in contact as the killer storm hits.

The sharp decline in Arctic sea ice has been highlighted in an interactive image by NASA.

Global warming causes freezing blast in Europe - scientists

Cities from Warsaw to Oslo are colder than -8degC.

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.