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LONDON/EDINBURGH The Scottish government is increasingly confident it can win a new independence referendum and is considering calling one next year as Britain exits the European Union, sources close to the Edinburgh administration say.
PARIS France's presidential race took a new turn on Thursday as opinion polls began to show centrist Emmanuel Macron benefiting from an alliance with a veteran politician that could help him beat the far-right's Marine Le Pen and win power at the age of 39.
AMSTERDAM The landing gear of a FlyBe airplane collapsed during landing at Amsterdam's Schiphol on Thursday, causing it to veer off the runway. There were no injuries, the airport said in a statement.
PORT-AU-PRINCE A relatively unknown medical doctor was tapped to be Haiti's new prime minister, tasked with steering the government's legislative agenda through parliament, President Jovenel Moise said late on Wednesday.
BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in an opinion poll by Infratest dimap for the first time since October 2006, with seven months to go before a federal election.