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November 22, 2013

UPCOMING IN EUROPE ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013

IRAN-NUCLEAR TALKS

GENEVA — Major powers and Iran continue another round of nuclear talks aimed at breaking the impasse of nearly a decade of negotiations. By George Jahn and John Heilprin. UPCOMING: NewsNow by 0900 GMT, 700 words by 1600 GMT. Photos, Video.

LATVIA-ROOF COLLAPSE

RIGA, Latvia — At least 21 people die after a large section of roof collapsed at a Latvian supermarket during the evening rush-hour. Rescue workers periodically turn off all equipment and ask relatives of missing people to call so that they can pinpoint the ringing phones of potential survivors still trapped. By Gary Peach. SENT 250 words. Developing. Photos. Text.

BRITAIN-SLAVERY

LONDON — As three women held as slaves for over 30 years are rescued by police from a south London house, authorities say it will take them time to work out what happened to them over the last three decades. Two suspects in the case are released on bail. By Cassandra Vinograd. SENT 950 words. Developing. Text. Photos

CLIMATE CHANGE

WARSAW, Poland — Arguing over how to divide up the world’s remaining carbon budget, negotiators from more than 190 countries enter the final day of two-week talks amid low hopes of reaching even a modest deal. By Karl Ritter. UPCOMING 130 words by 1300 GMT; 600 words by 1500 GMT.

BRITAIN-BANKER’S-DISGRACE

LONDON — He was a bank boss, but had no apparent banking experience. He was a Methodist minister, but got busted for allegedly buying cocaine and downloading porn at work. The spectacular downfall of Paul Flowers, the former chairman of Britain’s Co-operative Bank, was a tale made for the splashy British tabloids. His troubles began with the near collapse of the bank he was heading, but came to a head this week when a newspaper released footage that showed him handling over cash to a dealer selling hard drugs including crystal meth and ketamine. By Sylvia Hui. SENT 560 words. Text. Photos.

RUSSIA-GREENPEACE

BERLIN — A U.N.-mandated tribunal in Hamburg delivers its verdict in a case brought by the Netherlands seeking the release of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and its crew from Russian custody. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1415 GMT.

GERMANY-GREECE

BERLIN — Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1300 GMT.

TV-ATLANTIS

CHEPSTOW, Wales — The myths, magic and monsters of ancient Greek lore are coming to life in the BBC’s new fantasy-adventure series “Atlantis” — from the unlikely setting of a former frozen-food warehouse in Wales. A vast space once stuffed with supermarket foodstuffs has been filled with sets to recreate the fabled lost city, complete with temples and terracotta-roofed houses, ceremonial bull ring and regal palace. “Atlantis” is already a sizable hit in Britain and airs on BBC America on Saturday. By Jill Lawless. UPCOMING: 790 words. Photos.

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