Europe Edition: London, Portugal, France: Your Monday Briefing

The country declared three days of mourning as firefighters continue to battle the blaze.

It is “the worst tragedy in terms of human lives that we’ve known in recent years,” Prime Minister António Costa said.



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• In France, voters gave President Emmanuel Macron and his allies a decisive majority. A record number of women have been elected to an overall younger and more diverse legislature.

Mr. Macron now “has all the power,” said Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, who resigned as head of the largely diminished Socialist Party. Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Marine Le Pen, the far-left and far-right leaders, secured seats, as…

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