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Newspaper publishes every refugee who died trying to reach Europe

The Guardian's list contains 34,361 people.

Refugees flee Ghouta.

European leaders to meet on migration

Countries are bitterly divided on how to handle migrants fleeing their home countries.

Inaki Urdangarin.

Brother-in-law of Spain's king heads to prison

He's serving a nearly six year sentence.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev

Macedonia agrees to change its name to appease Greece

Greece has been angry for decades that Macedonia named itself after a Greek region.

Italy is said to be pressuring the EU to help more on immigration.

Spain rescues 629 migrants that Italy turned away

Italy is said to be pressuring the EU to help more on immigration.

Memes' like 'the love triangle' could be banned.

Is the death of memes upon us?

A new EU copyright law could see them completely banned.

Holocaust survivor Gena Turgel dies.

Gena Turgel, Holocaust survivor and nurse to Anne Frank, dies

She married a soldier who liberated her concentration camp.


Europe considering camp for rejected asylum seekers

It would be in Europe, but outside the European Union, Denmark's Prime Minister says.


Visa blames hardware fault for continent-wide outage

It says there was no hacking.


Visa suffers system outage in Europe

The "service disruption" has some businesses unable to process purchases.

Giuseppe Conte and Pedro Sanchez.

New leaders for Italy and Spain

Western Europe's first anti-establishment, anti-EU government has taken power.

Forensic investigators at the scene of the shootings.

Three dead after shooting in Belgium

The attacker was also killed after taking a woman hostage.

Northern Ireland Sinn Fein leaders hold up a placard as they celebrate the result of the referendum on liberalising abortion law in Ireland.

Call for reforms on Northern Ireland abortion laws

This comes after voters in Ireland backed the change by two-to-one.

Pope Francis

Pope picks more of the men who will pick his successor

Pope Francis says he will elevate 14 Roman Catholic prelates to the high rank of cardinal.

Donald Trump as he announced his decision to pull out of the deal.

Iran and Europe try to save nuclear deal

Donald Trump pulled out of the deal earlier in May and reimposed a wide array of sanctions.

Sweden's Princess Victoria was allegedly groped by a French photographer from the Swedish Academy.

Princess allegedly groped by photographer

18 women claimed the same photographer groped or harassed them.

neonicotinoids bees

EU to ban bee-harming insecticides

Environmental groups are buzzing with glee.

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".