Dozens more controversial statues face being pulled down after councils vowed to review their monuments following a series of Black Lives Matter protests.
Two slave trader statues have been pulled down in recent days - one by campaigners at an anti-racism protest and another with the approval of a local authority following a petition.
Queen Elizabeth II addressed the U.K. and Commonwealth on May 8 for the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day that marks the end of World War II in Europe.
"I speak to you today at the same hour as my father did, exactly 75 years ago," the Queen said. "Never give up, never despair - that was the message of VE Day.
Prince Charles congratulated in a video message the Romanian volunteers of the 'Ambulance for Monuments' project, who were announced on Thursday as winners of the Europa Nostra/European Heritage Award in the Education, Training and Awareness-raising category.
The coronavirus pandemic has created a huge demand in countries for certain sorts of medical equipment and much of this is manufactured in Turkey, British Ambassador to Ankara Dominick Chilcott has told Hürriyet Daily News, expressing his country's will to further cooperate with Turkey to meet the demand in the two countries.
According to Eurostat data published in November, for the period 2015-2017, police in the EU have registered an average of 697,000 car thefts a year. This shows a significant decrease of 29% compared to 2008-2010 (when on average 983,000 cars were missing per year). Car theft has been declining in most EU Member States over the last ten years, Eurostat data show.
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis is starting today a visit to Israel, and he is scheduled to meet his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin.
Italian football powerhouse Juventus' Turkish central defender Merih Demiral will be out for at least six months, the Turin club said on Jan. 14.
"Earlier this evening, Merih Demiral underwent reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament and suture of the lateral meniscus of the left knee," the latest Serie A winners said on their website.