No more homework! Spanish parents go on strike

Children have long complained about homework but parents in Spain are now joining in and have decided to go on strike against their offspring's school load for the whole month of November.
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One of the top aides to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen quit the National Front on Thursday, laying bare a split in the party over Europe following its election defeat this year.
North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country.
A sixth man was arrested in Britain early on Thursday as part of the probe into the bomb attack on a London Underground train last week, police said.
A truck carrying relief supplies for Rohingya Muslim refugees skidded off a hilly road in Bangladesh and plunged into a paddy field on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 10, police and aid wor
Far-right party has struggled since Marine Le Pen lost May's presidential race to Emmanuel Macron
British police arrest teenage male in connection with bomb attack which injured 30 in London Underground train on Friday
President Emmanuel Macron says UN Security Council must condemn genocide, ethnic cleansing in Myanmar  
BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel's conservatives dropped one percentage point in a poll released on Thursday, three days before a German election in which the chancellor is expected to win a fourth te
Igbo group denies they are violent, want to create a separate homeland for their people  
BARCELONA (Reuters) - In a glass building overlooking Barcelona's port, empty desks and computers wait for new workers of Catalonia's tax agency.
Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.
The United Nations on Wednesday launched a new push to bring stability to Libya, which has been ravaged by chaos since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Moamer Kadhafi. UN Secretary General Antonio G
Erdogan attends Fashion for Development event during UN General Assembly  
The sailors, a Panamanian (53) and a Filipino (53) were said to be unconscious and suspected of suffering from malaria.
Neighbours of a four-month-old baby who was mauled by a pit bull terrier have described in detail how they tried to save the infant from a horrific death.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against long odds into the dawn on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and untold other survivors who may be trapped beneath crumpled buildings in centra
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The trial of a truck driver charged with killing six people in a 2015 interstate crash has been postponed for the second time this year. The Chattanooga Times Free-Press rep
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is dead after crashing into a canal off Interstate 95. A Florida Highway Patrol report says 24-year-old Robert Anthony Ruiz died at the scene Tuesday night. T
ATLANTA (AP) — Accenture, a professional services company, is adding 800 high-tech jobs in Atlanta. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal made the announcement Wednesday, along with officials
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health has approved a proposed merger between two hospital systems. News outlets report that the department announced Tuesday that Commissioner Joh
OTTAWA - Canadian companies have much greater access to one of the world's largest markets starting Thursday, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union enters into ......
The new submarine is stated to be 69th conventional and nuclear submarines, according to unofficial estimates by global defence think-tanks.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Pig pals and mule mates might soon join man’s best friend in keeping Wilmington residents company. The city council was scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill allowing cer
Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Nine elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days, even though j
MANILA (Reuters) - Left-wing activists and political opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held rallies on Thursday to warn against what they see as the emergence of a dictatorship under t
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman is accused of using stolen IDs to apply for $150,000 in disaster unemployment assistance after the August 2016 floods in Louisiana. The U.S. Attorney’s
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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Hedgehogs dodged the chopping block, but a Virginia county is putting an end to residents adopting a variety of exotic animals as pets. The Arlington County Board on Tuesday vot
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is offering new correctional officers $5,000 to join the department. Secretary Stephen T. Moyer will announce the i
The Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, will start an official visit to Argentina during which he will hold meetings with national authorities, private sector repre
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STUART, Va. (AP) — The only hospital in one southwest Virginia county is closing. Media outlets report the Pioneer Health Services facility in Stuart is diverting emergency room patients to other hos

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