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Court to decide on fate of diesel cars in Germany

A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Diego Simeone: Antoine Griezmann should be cheered so he can stay at Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has called on his team's fans to help keep reported Barcelona and Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann happy at his current club.

Barcelona face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait

Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea in London, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar in the rather less glamorous surrounds of Ipurua on Saturday.

Nigerian movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia

Mr Stephen King, a Denmark based Nigerian movie producer and director says a Nigerian Cultural Heritage Carnival will take place in the Scandinavia from May 2 to May 5.

Newcastle bid for Feyenoord’s Nicolai Jorgensen rejected

The 27-year-old has scored 26 goals in 43 games for Feyenoord since joining the club in 2016 from Copenhagen and has 28 caps for his country.

Catalan presidential candidate Carles Puigdemont escapes EU warrant

The speaker of the Catalan parliament on Monday proposed the region's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont as president of Catalonia, as a Spanish judge refused to re-issue a European warrant for his arrest.

Spain prosecutor wants EU arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont renewed

Spanish public prosecutors on Monday asked a judge investigating Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont to re-issue a European arrest warrant for him, a judicial source said.

Sacked Catalan leader arrives in Denmark despite Spanish arrest threat

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrived in Copenhagen on Monday, defying a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid.

Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont flies to Denmark despite arrest threat

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has boarded a flight to Denmark despite a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid, Spanish newspaper El Pais said.

World’s most expensive vodka bottle worth $1.3m stolen

Danish police are investigating the theft of what is claimed to be “the world’s most expensive” bottle of vodka, in what the bar owner says could be an inside job.

United Nations climate talks struggle to stay relevant

There was a telling moment at the 23rd edition of UN climate talks that underscored both the life-and-death stakes in the fight against global warming, and how hard it is for this belaboured forum to rise to the challenge.

Ireland hold Denmark to first-leg stalemate

The Republic of Ireland and Denmark played out a drab 0-0 draw in the first leg of their World Cup play-off in Copenhagen on Saturday.

Danish submarine owner Peter Madsen admits dismembering journalist Kim Wall

A Danish submarine owner has admitted dismembering the body of journalist Kim Wall, but he denies killing her.

Delta govt confirms fresh cases of monkeypox

The Delta state government has confirmed three reported cases of suspected monkey pox disease in the state.


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Mohamed Salah leads Lionel Messi in European Golden Shoe race

Mohamed Salah's four-goal haul for Liverpool on Saturday saw him take the lead in the race for the European Golden Shoe.

Ondo students shut scholarship board over planned tuition hike

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Expert wants more investment on refineries

An oil and gas expert, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, on Monday urged the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for investors to build more refineries instead of depots.

House of Reps order police commission to refund N12 million

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Monday ordered the Permanent Secretary in the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr. Istifanus Musa, to refund N12 million to the treasury over suspicion that the money was misapplied.

Philippine’s Rodrigo Duterte urges all nations to quit ICC

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged other nations to follow his move to quit a treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court which is examining his deadly drug war.