Germany to extend some border controls for another 6 months

BERLIN — The German government says it will extend passport controls along some of its national borders for another six months starting in November. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in a written statement Thursday that the authorities will continue controls along the German-Austrian border and on flights coming in from Greece. De Maizere…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/germany-to-extend-some-border-controls-for-another-6-months

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Almost 1 billion passengers through EU airports last year

BRUSSELS — The number of air travel passengers in the European Union increased by 5.9 per cent last year, continuing a steady rise over the past decade. Airports in the EU saw 972.7 million passengers travel in the 28-nation bloc. Britain saw the most traffic, taking a quarter of all passengers, with 249 million. It…

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IMG deal doubles Serie A’s income from international rights

MILAN — Italy’s soccer league has made a switch and assigned its international TV rights predominantly to IMG for 371 million euros ($437 million) per season — nearly double the value of the previous deal. The agreement covers the next three Serie A seasons through 2020-21. The previous deal was for 190 million euros ($224…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/img-deal-doubles-serie-as-income-from-international-rights

Almost 1 billion passengers through EU airports last year

BRUSSELS — The number of air travel passengers in the European Union increased by 5.9 per cent last year, continuing a steady rise over the past decade. Airports in the EU saw 972.7 million passengers travel in the 28-nation bloc. Britain saw the most traffic, taking a quarter of all passengers, with 249 million. It…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/travel-pmn/almost-1-billion-passengers-through-eu-airports-last-year

3 charged in mysterious, failed attack on Paris building

PARIS — Three men have been handed preliminary terror-linked charges in the failed attack at a residential building in an upscale Paris neighbourhood with gas canisters that failed to ignite. A judicial official said on Saturday that the three were placed under formal investigation late Friday in the mysterious attack attempt. The official wasn’t authorized…

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Germany, England seal World Cup qualification; Poland close

Germany and England booked places at the World Cup in Russia next year, while Poland was made to wait for qualification in Europe despite thrashing Armenia 6-1 on Thursday. Defending champion Germany never looked like missing out as early goals helped it to beat Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast, maintaining its perfect record with nine…

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Germany, England seal World Cup qualification; Poland close

Germany and England booked places at the World Cup in Russia next year, while Poland was made to wait for qualification in Europe despite thrashing Armenia 6-1 on Thursday. Defending champion Germany never looked like missing out as early goals helped it to beat Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast, maintaining its perfect record with nine…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/germany-england-seal-world-cup-qualification-poland-close