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Europe hit by record breaking June heat wave

France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium could all see national records for June broken in the coming days, with temperatures expected to be well over 30C all week. The city of Paris has activated the third level of its extreme heat plan - the maximum level four has never been used. The heatwave is unprecedented because it's hitting early in June and night-time temperatures are unlikely to fall below 20C.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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