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Five dead in Milwaukee shooting at Molson Coors beer company

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The shooting took place at Molson Coors headquarters Five people have been killed in a shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing Company campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin state, local officials say. They say the gunman died from “self-inflicted wounds”. The attacker was identified as a 51-year-old Milwaukee resident. His motives were unclear. […]

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Greek island protests move into second day

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Tensions have been mounting on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios over plans to construct new migrant camps Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters on the Greek island of Lesbos over plans to build new migrant camps. Images from the island show protesters hurling objects at […]

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Coronavirus: Outbreak spreads in Europe from Italy

Image copyright AFPImage caption Cases have emerged for the first time in countries such as Austria following the Italian outbreak Several European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases, with all appearing to be linked to the growing outbreak in Italy. Austria, Croatia and Switzerland said the cases involved people who had been to Italy, […]

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Japan shares slump as Asia reacts to global sell-off

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Japan fell sharply early Tuesday morning as investors worried about the spread of the coronavirus. The slump followed a global stock market plunge on Monday with Wall Street and London suffering big drops. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index dropped 4.5% when it re-opened following a public holiday on Monday, but […]