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Iceland crowned as champs of economic World Cup

The World Cup has only just kicked off, but a surprise winner has already emerged: Iceland.

Benin Republic to construct railway network to Nigeria

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Benin, Aurelien Agbenonci, has said that the Republic of Benin plans to construct a railway network to Nigeria.

Nigeria-Denmark move to curb insecurity, corruption in the maritime sector

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has disclosed the readiness of Denmark to collaborate with Nigeria in stemming the tide of insecurity and corruption in the Gulf of Guinea, particularly, Nigeria.

Mexico World Cup squad holds farewell party with 30 prostitutes

According to the TVNotas gossip magazine, nine members of Mexico’s World Cup squad partied with dozens of escorts at a private compound in Mexico City last Saturday following the team’s 1-0 win over Scotland at the Aztec Stadium.

Denmark bans wearing of face veils in public

Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women.

Report: Child obesity more prevalent in southern Europe

Countries in Southern Europe have the highest rates of overweight and obese children but they have registered a decrease in recent years, a European health agency said on Thursday.

Danish inventor bags life imprisonment for killing Swedish journalist

A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017.

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.

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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

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Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.

Sokoto immunises 200 children of victims of bandits’ attack

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