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Over 90 German police injured in May Day riots

More than 20 different rallies took place in the German capital on Saturday.

Macron visiting Notre Dame two years after devastating blaze

The president promised the cathedral would be rebuilt by 2024, yet officials acknowledge the work won’t be fully completed by then.

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, more than 100 have been temporarily or permanently removed from their posts, and local investigations are under way into other cases.

Macron to address the nation as France’s epidemic surges

Previous nationwide lockdowns in March and October of 2020 were announced by Macron in televised speeches.

More than 100 arrested at Paris protest over security bill

Officers waded into the crowds Saturday to haul away suspected trouble-makers. Police targeted protesters they suspected might coalesce together into violent groups.

Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

A police official says the priest was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit in the abdomen on Saturday.

3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, the third attack in two months in France.

France braces for monthlong lockdown as virus deaths mount

Schools are allowed to remain open in this new lockdown, which is gentler than what France saw in the spring.

New virus restrictions in Europe; German Chancellor Merkel warns of hard days

New restrictions went into effect in several other European nations in an effort to staunch the resurgence of the pandemic.

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Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.