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Brexit: 'Horrified' firms warn time is running out - 18 Dec 2018 at 9:03pm - With 100 days to go before Brexit, firms say they need "practical steps" not political infighting.

Two backpackers killed in Morocco, suspect arrested - 18 Dec 2018 at 8:33pm - The women were found with their necks slashed near a popular hiking destination. The murders cast a dark shadow over Morocco's vital tourism industry.

German food industry to cut sugar, salt and fat content - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:48pm - The German Food and Agriculture Ministry has struck a deal with the food industry to voluntarily make processed foods healthier. Sugar, salt and fat content in processed foods will be cut by 2025.

Jailed Catalan speaker Forcadell appeals to European court - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:35pm - Carme Forcadell allowed Catalonia to debate independence when she was speaker of the region's parliament.

Wooden clothes on the recycled Christmas list? - 18 Dec 2018 at 7:15pm - A university in Finland has invented a process to turn waste wood into material for clothing.

Meet the German immigrant who made US electoral history in Georgia - 18 Dec 2018 at 6:57pm - In her first run for office, German immigrant Angelika Kausche won a state House seat in Georgia. In a district where Democrats had earlier not even bothered to field a candidate, her victory made history.

German court sentences man over anti-migrant illegal gun site - 18 Dec 2018 at 6:44pm - The right-wing activist had urged people to arm themselves against migrants. A judge said he had used used racist sentiment to help sell the illegal weapons.

How Greenland could become China's Arctic base - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:59pm - The vast northern expanse of Greenland needs investment, and China is willing to help ? for a price.

Opinion: Borussia Dortmund have little time to learn from their mistakes - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:59pm - After 16 games unbeaten, Borussia Dortmund lost in the Bundesliga for the first time this season away at Fortuna Düsseldorf. The defeat can be a tactical learning curve for a young Dortmund side, says DW's Matt Ford.

Belgium's PM Charles Michel submits resignation amid migration row - 18 Dec 2018 at 5:58pm - Charles Michel's resignation letter comes days after a coalition partner quits over migration.

Italy strikes deal with EU over budget - 18 Dec 2018 at 4:58pm - Rome and Brussels appear to have resolved their disagreements and reached a compromise, after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte promised the EU that his country would reduce its 2019 deficit.

Genoa bridge: Renzo Piano to lead new construction - 18 Dec 2018 at 3:19pm - The Italian architect agrees to lead a ?200m construction after the collapse that killed 43 people.

Brexit: Cabinet 'ramps up' no-deal planning - 18 Dec 2018 at 3:18pm - Businesses are told to put contingency plans in motion while 3,500 troops will be put on standby.

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel resigns after losing vote of confidence - 18 Dec 2018 at 3:04pm - The Francophone liberal had previously said he would head a minority government after his largest coalition partners abandoned him 10 days ago. The fight began over Michel's decision to sign a UN migration pact.

Islamist threat lingers in Philippines despite Marawi victory - 18 Dec 2018 at 3:00pm - The battle against "Islamic State" fighters turned Marawi into a ghost town. But more than a year after the Philippine government regained control, Islamic extremism remains a threat. Sandra Petersmann reports.

Bronze Age regicide? German forensics team say prince of Helmsdorf was murdered - 18 Dec 2018 at 2:43pm - Scientists have reexamined the skeleton of the prince, who died 3,846 years ago. They say injuries found on his bones point to the "oldest political assassination in history," probably by an "experienced warrior."

Opinion: Neo-Nazis in Germany's police ? put out the fire - 18 Dec 2018 at 2:31pm - It may just be the tip of the iceberg: a right-wing extremist murder threat, sent from a police fax machine in the western German city of Frankfurt. How the country reacts will be crucial, says DW's Michaela Küfner.

Borussia Dortmund suffer first Bundesliga defeat away at Fortuna Düsseldorf - 18 Dec 2018 at 2:10pm - Newly-promoted Fortuna Düsseldorf inflicted a first league defeat of the season on Borussia Dortmund, despite Paco Alcacer's 10th goal of the season off the bench. Watford loanee Dodi Lukebakio was the star for Fortuna.

The Strasbourg shooter and the Polish musician who tried to stop him - 18 Dec 2018 at 1:44pm - Five people died in the Strasbourg attack. Among them was a Polish musician who had spoken out in favor of a Europe without borders. Many people view him as a hero, others have criticized his liberal views on migration.

Leo Varadkar accuses Sinn Féin of 'balaclava slip' - 18 Dec 2018 at 1:37pm - Leo Varadkar hits out during angry scenes in the Irish parliament over an eviction in County Roscommon.

Trump's ex-security adviser Michael Flynn sentencing delayed - 18 Dec 2018 at 1:14pm - The sentencing of Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, has been postponed. Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts.

Jean-Claude Juncker: Africa's future will shape Europe's - 18 Dec 2018 at 1:06pm - Africa's future will shape Europe's destiny, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a joint investment forum in Vienna. Austria's Sebastian Kurz urged Europe to take on China's head-start in Africa.

Sweden Democrats: Far right takes over Swedish countryside - 18 Dec 2018 at 12:23pm - The southern Swedish state of Skane has become a fortress of the far-right Sweden Democrats. What does their rule mean for the local municipalities? Richard Orange went to Horby to find out.

France, Hungary, Serbia: Is half of Europe protesting? - 18 Dec 2018 at 12:17pm - People have taken to the streets to protest against a labor law in Hungary, against tuition costs in Albania and against state violence in Serbia. Germany, meanwhile, has seen its first "yellow vest" style demonstration.

Nigerians divided as military calls for ban on Amnesty International - 18 Dec 2018 at 12:16pm - Nigerians living in the north have expressed mixed views after the military recommended a ban on Amnesty International after the human rights group reported thousands killed in inter-ethnic conflict.

UK prepares for no-deal Brexit - 18 Dec 2018 at 12:02pm - The government has "now reached the point where we need to ramp up these preparations" in case the UK crashes out of the EU. Without certainty, businesses in the UK are hurting, said the British Chambers of Commerce.

Trump Foundation agrees to shut down under court supervision - 18 Dec 2018 at 11:45am - Donald Trump's personal charity had engaged in "persistently illegal conduct," according to prosecutors. The US president is under scrutiny in several state and federal investigations.

Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco - 18 Dec 2018 at 11:27am - The bodies of two Scandinavian women are found in the Atlas mountains with cuts to their necks.

Could the latest Russia-Ukraine spat herald another Crimea? - 18 Dec 2018 at 11:16am - Ukraine fears the holiday season may bring new hostilities with Russia. A key American diplomat warns that international support for Kiev is urgent ? and so far absent. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.

Dutch church holds never-ending vigil to protect family from deportation - 18 Dec 2018 at 11:15am - At a small church in The Hague, thousands of worshippers have been praying nonstop for nearly two months in an effort to protect Armenian asylum-seekers from deportation. Elizabeth Schumacher went to take part.