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Published on 14 December 2011 at 10:29

Belgium is in shock after a man opened fire and flung hand grenades into a crowd in the centre of Liege, killing at least four people and injuring over 130, before committing suicide.


Inexplicable carnage – La Libre Belgique

A right-wing militant killed two Senegalese street vendors in the city of Florence and injured three others before committing suicide.

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The defence of race – Il Fatto Quotidiano

"David Cameron is facing a new year ambush over Europe as Conservative MPs plan to force a further Commons vote on Britain’s membership of the European Union."


Cameron faces plot to force new euro vote in weeks – The Times

Budapest is still threatening to oppose the EU treaty agreed on December 9. The government considers that this will give it some leverage when negotiating financial aid with the IMF.


Hungarian veto is an asset – Népszabadság

Scientists at CERN in Geneva announce that they have discovered evidence of "Higgs Boson" - the so-called "God particle - which would have allowed other elements in the universe to form galaxies, stars and planets.


A step closer to an answer to everything – Berlingske Tidende

It has been revealed that the German president contracted a personal loan of 500,000 euros from the wife of an industrialist friend. The president has denied he had any business dealings with him.


The clumsy Mr. Wulff – Die Welt

Guimarães, European Capital of Culture in 2012, could see its budget cut by €4 million due to government austerity measures. Its programme for 2012 is to be unveiled today, but officials no longer know if it is affordable.


European Capital of Culture starts without a budget – Público

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