Two dozen barrel organ players displayed their skills in Prague’s city centre within an eight-day festival that has attracted virtuosos from across Europe. Organ grinders from Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Czech Republic offered music ranging from Mozart or Verdi to ABBA. The festival will continue in other Czech towns and cities, with more players due to take part.
Graphic showing migration routes to Europe. The migrant rescue ship Aquarius is stranded for the second time in the Mediterranean carrying 141 people.VIDEOGRAPHICSVIDEOGRAPHICS
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova was named honorary guest at the 58th Brass Band Festival in the Serbian town of Guca on Friday, as thousands from all across the country and Europe flocked to enjoy the festivities.
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Ryanair pilots across Europe stage their first simultaneous strike as they ramp up a battle for better pay and conditions, plunging tens of thousands of passengers into travel chaos during the busy summer season.
Tens of thousands of passengers were hit by transport chaos on Friday as Ryanair pilots across Europe went on a coordinated 24-hour strike to push their demands for better pay and conditions at the peak of the busy summer season. IMAGES of pilots at Charleroi Airport
At Berlin-Schönefeld airport, Ryanair’s boarding counters are empty of passengers as pilots across Europe begin a coordinated 24-hour strike to push their demands for better pay and conditions at the peak of the busy summer season. IMAGES
Europe continues to swelter in the recent heatwave and it’s not only humans that are trying to keep cool. The animals at the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna enjoy frozen fruit and take cold showers to beat the heat.
Over 1,400 firefighters and soldiers battle the blaze around the mountain spa town of Monchique in one of Europe’s top tourist destinations.
Resident of the Portuguese town of Amora outside Lisbon try to stay cool in the Europe’s heatwave — with many people opting for the beach.
(5 Aug 2018) Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 5th: Maduro implicates US in assassination attempt; 20 killed in a Swiss plane crash; Heat persists in Europe; Second deadly earthquake in a week strikes Indonesia.
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