In today's news roundup, four ships carrying migrants rescued at sea are finally allowed to land in Italy and France, a new law in France requires solar panels on large parking lots, and Switzerland sets a record for the world's longest train.
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Italy's election for parliament on Sunday resulted in a coalition of far right political parties coming to power. The result was expected, but it has caused concern in Europe. The changes could make it more difficult for Europe to remain united.
News Roundup: Pfizer Prices, Women’s Champions, & a Dusty Selfie
In today's news roundup, Pfizer promises lower drug prices to 45 poorer countries, Lyon beats Barcelona to win their eighth Women's Champions League title, and NASA's Mars lander InSight takes one last selfie, covered in dust.
On Saturday, Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest with its song "Stefania". The group, which mixes hip-hop with Ukrainian folk music, was a popular favorite following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
After recent votes in Portugal and Italy last weekend, both countries still have the same leaders. In each case, the results were surprising, but for different reasons.
News Roundup: Big Fires, Soccer Shifts, & Punching a Mountain Lion
In today's news roundup, fire fighters struggle to bring the Caldor wildfire under control, a 20-story apartment tower in Milan burns, soccer stars Ronaldo Cristiano and Lionel Messi change football clubs, and a mom saves her son by punching a mountain lion.
News Roundup: European Wildfires, Health Passes, & Young & Old Olympians
In today's news roundup, a heat wave drives serious wildfires in Greece and Turkey, people protest as France and Italy begin to require coronavirus health passes, and a look at the youngest and oldest medal winners in the Tokyo Olympics.
News Roundup: Taliban Attacks, Myanmar Coup, & Sharing the Gold
In today's news roundup, the Taliban increases attacks in Afghanistan as the US pulls out, the leader of February's coup in Myanmar says the country's state of emergency will last until 2023, and two Olympic athletes decide to share a gold medal.
News Roundup: Cuba Protests, Soccer Champs, & a Spelling Whiz
In today's news roundup, thousands protest against Cuba's government, Italy beats England to win the Euro 2020, Argentina beats Brazil to win the Copa America, and Zaila Avant-garde is the first Black American to win the Scripps Spelling Bee.
News Roundup: Israel-Gaza Ceasefire, Monster Fish, & Pizza Machine
In today's news roundup, Israel and Palestinian militant groups have agreed to stop fighting temporarily, scientists in Michigan find a massive 100-year-old fish, and a machine that makes pizzas while you wait fails to impress people in Italy.
News Roundup: Covid-19 Deaths, Mount Etna, & a Fatberg
In today's news roundup, the US marks over 500,000 coronavirus deaths, Europe's Mount Etna volcano erupts, putting on a show, and a massive fatberg is cleared from London's sewers.