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French salmonella outbreak prompts recall of Lactalis baby milk formula

Baby milk powder producer Lactalis in France has made an international recall of its produce marketed globally under the Milumel, Picot and Celi brands after a salmonella outbreak in France.

Updated: MEPs move against allowing phosphates in kebab meat said to endanger massive industry

As the European Parliament plans to vote on vetoing European Commission's proposal to allow phosphates, used to keep seasoned kebab meat moist and aromatic, the industry considers it a threat event to the existence of meat in the popular fast food.

UK: EU citizens inside country «will be able to go on living as before»

In the talks on the UK leaving the European Union, London and Brussels have managed to agree on such key issues as the future of EU citizens within the UK and the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, which will allow diplomats to move on to talks on the future relations between the bloc and the country after their divorce.

People of Palestine urged for upraising after U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Palestine's Islamist group Hamas called on its population to quit peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel reacting to Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Latvian MEP recognized as the most active parliament member from Baltic States

Non-government organization for European Union administrative data analysis MEP Software has presented the latest rating of MEPs. In it, Roberts Zīle is put on the top of the list of MEPs from Latvia and Baltic States as one of the most active members of the European Parliament.

Latvia to send one more civil expert to Ukraine as part of OSCE mission

Latvia’s government has decided to send one more civil expert to Ukraine as part of the special monitoring mission performed by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe there, as confirmed by Foreign Affairs Ministry.

December 5 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

Northern fishing countries not to allow commercial fishing in melting Arctic

World’s largest commercial fishing countries have agreed on a moratorium against commercial fishing in the Arctic Ocean, which is becoming increasingly accessible.

Germany’s Christmas market bomb had been meant for blackmailing not terrorism

As the German police investigate an explosive device discovered at a Christmas market in the city of Potsdam, it has been established that it had not been intended to attack customers, but an attempt to extort money from DHL shipping company.

African Union enters e-governance cooperation agreement with Estonia

As part of the joint summit of the European Union and the African Union in Côte d'Ivoire, Estonia has signed cooperation agreements with the African Union and Mauritius on the advancement of e-governance.