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23rd Jan 2018

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Man arrested in Antwerp after trying to mow people down

A man was arrested on Thursday after trying to drive into a crowd of people on Antwerp's main shopping street at around 11 AM, the Belgian police said. The driver, a French national, was wearing a camouflage uniform and was arrested after a chase in the centre of the city, said Serge Muyters, Antwerp's chief of police. Weapons and a can of unidentified liquid were found in the car.

MEPs to keep 28 UK seats after Brexit

The number of French MEPs will grow from 74 to 79, while Spanish MEPs will increase in number from 54 to 59. Other countries like Italy, the Netherlands, and Ireland will also get more MEPs.

Norway defends new Arctic oil drilling

Norway's oil and gas is "extremely important" for Europe's energy supply, oil minister says, rejecting calls to stop drilling to prevent global warming

MEPs may bar killer drones from EU research cash

EU defence fund is expected to hand out €500m to companies across the EU if they work together on 'defence products'. Under the current proposal, the development of weapons of mass destruction would not be excluded.

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Europe's social democrats are having a hard time

All across Europe, social democratic parties are struggling to stay relevant, leading to a crisis in one of the continent's oldest political ideologies. An overview of the data behind the current situation.

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