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June 26, 2018 9:28 AM French president pays call on Pope Francis at Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron held private talks Tuesday in a meeting that went overtime at the Vatican, with European tensions over migrants the backdrop for the encounter. The two men spoke for nearly an hour in the pope's library in the Apostolic Palace. After they emerged from their closed-door talks, Macron 24

June 25, 2018 8:47 AM EU seeks Africa money to pay for migrant screening centers

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is urging EU member countries to put more money into an Africa trust fund as the bloc looks to set up migrant screening centers outside Europe. Mogherini said Monday that the fund "has proven to be useful, it has brought results and this is why we are asking for more money from member 37

June 25, 2018 8:32 AM French extreme far-right group detained in attack plot

PARIS (AP) - A group of people linked to France's extreme far-right has been arrested on suspicion of planning an attack. France's Interior Minister, Gerard Collomb, did not specify the target in his tweet late Sunday, but French media said the 10 people detained over the weekend are suspected of targeting Muslims. Le Parisien newspaper said potential 31

June 24, 2018 3:14 PM SCHENGEN AT STAKE: Italy stuns EU as Conte reveals shock migrant plan at summit

ITALY's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his country has put forward a new migration policy proposal to the European Union to "effectively" protect the Schengen Area. The newly-appointed Italian leader revealed his country had presented 15 leaders attending the European Union migration summit in Brussels with the new proposals. Giuseppe Conte 57

June 24, 2018 12:44 PM Merkel ally backs ITALY in migrant row as he warns country could WALK AWAY from EU

GERMANY’S Bundestag president Wolfgang Schauble backed Italy in its feud over the migrant crisis just hours before EU leaders face off in an emergency summit. Mr Schauble said no single country could bear the brunt of the migrant crisis, as he called on the European Union to reform policies to help out Italy. His comments could also be seen as a rebuttal 39

June 23, 2018 3:27 PM Merkel’s alliance could TEAR APART as sister party blasts Chancellor’s ‘fundamental error’

ANGELA Merkel’s political future is hanging by a thread after she made what a leading politician called a “fundamental error” on immigration. Markus Soder, the Christian Social Union (CSU) prime minister of the German state of Bavaria, weighed in on the immigration row engulfing Mrs Merkel. The crisis was sparked by fellow CSU member Horst Seehofer 34

June 23, 2018 11:59 AM Over 400 migrants saved off Spain: rescue service

A total of 418 migrants were rescued in three operations off the coast of Spain on Saturday, the national rescue service said. In the largest of these, 262 people on 15 vessels were rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar, Salvamento Maritimo said on Twitter. Twenty-seven others were found in the Mediterranean between Spain and Morocco and 129 more off the Canary 35

June 22, 2018 3:56 PM Picking fruit is a fun job and you can earn £675 a week, say industry experts as ministers try to boost falling seasonal worker numbers on farms

Government officials are trying desperately to make fruit picking appear a fun job after it was revealed two-thirds of farms have job vacancies this year. Ministers are trying to make the job seem more appealing by helping Jobcentre advisers explain the benefits of fruit-picking to prospective applicants. Job seekers will be told fruit pickers can earn up to £675 a week working 17

June 21, 2018 10:37 PM Greek coast guards nab suspected migrant smuggler in Aegean

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities have arrested a suspected migrant smuggler after a speedboat chase off the Aegean Sea island of Kos, in which coast guards fired warning shots and the suspect rammed a patrol boat. A coast guard statement says the 37-year-old was slightly injured in Thursday's collision and briefly hospitalized, but was not hit by bullets 15

June 21, 2018 3:19 PM EU CHAOS: Migration summit crisis as Visegrad states BOYCOTT meeting

HUNGARIAN Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced he and three other Central European states will not attend a crucial EU migration summit this weekend as the row over a bloc-wide immigration policy continues to intensify. Mr Orban said the Visegrad Four (V4) countries, which includes Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, were pulling out of Sunday’s 48