UK, Europe News Brief (Dec. 29)

Neil Woodrow
By Neil Woodrow
December 30, 2020NTD Evening Newsshare

Five are dead and many were injured after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck central Croatia. The tremor was felt in several neighboring countries.

Some restaurants and walkways were destroyed in the Italian city of Naples after an overnight storm caused huge waves to hit the city’s waterfront.

French fishermen are relieved the UK and the EU reached a trade deal at the last moment, though their quota will be cut.

Spanish police arrest three alleged leaders of an international arms ring with ties to neo-nazi groups.

French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at age 98. Cardin’s career spanned more than 60 years and he drew both scorn and admiration for his brash business sense.

Snow in Germany has hundreds of families rushing to the slopes despite the country’s strict lockdown.

 

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