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27th Feb 2024

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African migrants storm Spanish border fence

African migrants on Thursday stormed the fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. According to Morocco's MAP news agency 669 people were arrested and 20 taken to hospital in Nador with injuries from the barbed wire fence. Spain said 140 of the migrants managed to enter Spanish territory.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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