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26th Sep 2022

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Alleged Copenhagen shooter tried calling helpline

The phones were closed when the suspected 22-year-old perpetrator behind Sunday's shooting in Copenhagen called the Danish Mental Health Fund's crisis line shortly before he killed three people and seriously injured several others with a rifle in a shopping center. The opening hours in the private organisation had changed due to summer holidays, Danish public broadcaster DR reports. The incident has sparked a public debate about health service shortages.

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Europe's far-right celebrates Meloni victory

In Warsaw and Budapest, the prime ministers were quick to congratulate the new Italian leader, who — they hope — will back them in their battles with the EU over civil rights, rule of law and democratic backsliding.

EU adding Bahamas to tax-haven blacklist

The EU is adding Anguilla, the Bahamas, and Turks and Caicos Islands to its blacklist of tax-havens, in what some have called a "fig-leaf" exercise.

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