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Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.

Germany: Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote

German MPs press for a vote on legalising same-sex marriage before the September election.

Portugal's Siresp rescue network 'failed forest fire victims'

Ten emergency calls in Portugal failed to get through as forest fires killed 64 people, reports say.

Former FN supporter on trial for smuggling Iranian lover to UK

A former supporter of France's far-right is accused of helping an Iranian man reach the UK by boat.

HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Rosyth for sea trials

HMS Queen Elizabeth - the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy - leaves Rosyth for sea trials.

World food security risks growing, Chatham House says

More must be done to protect key transport routes like the Panama and Suez canals, researchers warn.

Stormont power-sharing talks enter final phase

Parties prepare for intensive talks with time running out to restore Stormont's power-sharing executive.

Painter Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity suit

A judge orders the exhumation of the painter's body to obtain samples for a paternity suit.

Al-Qaeda frees Swede after six years

Hostage Johan Gustafsson, in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says.

Berlusconi hails Italy poll revival as Renzi loses ground

The ex-leader celebrates local election wins in 16 out of 22 cities with two other parties.

Germany warns Erdogan bodyguards not to attend G20

Germany says it does not want agents involved in a brawl in Washington to attend the Hamburg summit.

Theresa May sets out post-Brexit offer on EU citizens

The PM outlines plans designed to address the "anxiety" of EU citizens about their status after Brexit.

Cat stows away on Oban to Barra ferry

Luna is thought to have got into a tourist's car that was driven on to a ferry bound for the Western Isles.

Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.