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Verges, French 'Devil's advocate,' dies age 88

08/16/2013 5:05am
Jacques Verges, the flamboyant lawyer who earned the nickname the "Devil's advocate" for his defense of former Nazis, terrorist bombers and notorious dictators and their aides, has died. He was 88.

Private funeral for Dutch Prince Friso

08/16/2013 5:37am
Members of the Dutch royal family and a small collection of friends are attending a private funeral for Prince Friso, who died this week due to complications from a 2012 skiing accident.

Legal tussle erupts over bones of Richard III

08/16/2013 5:54am
He's been deposed, reviled, buried and dug up, and now a new battle looms over England's King Richard III.

Ticket inspection death prompts protest in Greece

08/16/2013 7:17am
Greek authorities have temporarily suspended a trolley bus service in western Athens ahead of a planned protest over the death of a youth during a ticket inspection.

Mera, Spain's richest woman, dies at age 69

08/16/2013 8:14am
Rosalia Mera, a seamstress who co-founded a clothing store in northwestern Spain that grew into Zara, one of the world's largest retail chains, has died at the age of 69. She was Spain's richest woman.

Ataturk museum reopens in his Greek birthplace

08/16/2013 9:16am
A museum dedicated to the founder of the modern Turkish state has reopened in his native city in northern Greece following a year's restoration work.

UK raises concerns about Gibraltar with EU

08/16/2013 10:58am
Prime Minister David Cameron has asked the European Union to investigate the Spanish border checks on traffic entering the British enclave of Gibraltar that have led to long delays.