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00:45, 2019-08-18

With Pickets, Russian Protesters Look to Sustain Momentum Looming over the demonstrations were questions about whether the movement could be sustained past the Sept. 8 elections, and what comes after Preside...
19:51, 2019-08-17

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprint...
19:17, 2019-08-17

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooti...
19:17, 2019-08-17

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far ...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was h...
17:34, 2019-08-16

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to ...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it ha...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wastef...
17:00, 2019-08-16

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s l...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Referee Frappart praised over top Uefa match Stephanie Frappart's display earns widespread praise after she became the first female referee to officiate a major men's European match in the Super...
16:00, 2019-08-16

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come...
05:17, 2019-08-15

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top depart...
05:17, 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
05:17, 2019-08-15

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report...
05:17, 2019-08-15

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free electio...
10:34, 2019-08-14

Champions League: Porto knocked out, Ajax survive scare to reach final play-off round Porto are knocked out of the Champions League after losing to Russian side FC Krasnodar, while last season's semi-finalists Ajax are through to the f...
09:34, 2019-08-14

Dr. Carl Weiss Jr., 84, Dies; His Father, He Said, Didn’t Kill Huey Long Doubting the official account — that Carl Sr. had killed the Louisiana senator before being gunned down himself — a son sought to clear his father’s ...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state ne...
00:51, 2019-08-14

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but...
22:34, 2019-08-13

Russian village near site of suspected missile accident to be evacuated, report says Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian state news age...
22:34, 2019-08-13

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's s...
07:00, 2019-08-13

Suspected mosque shooter arrives in court with two black eyes The man accused of opening fire in a Norwegian mosque over the weekend appeared in court on Monday with two black eyes and wounds to his face and nec...
20:17, 2019-08-12

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians Intelligence officials suspect that the explosion involved a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russ...
12:51, 2019-08-12

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosque...
20:17, 2019-08-11

Power restored to London and southeast England after National Grid failure A failure in Britain's National Grid network has led to a power cut across large areas of London and South East England, UK Power Networks said Frida...
18:34, 2019-08-11

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-11

Twin tornadoes whip through northern Europe, hospitalizing at least 14 people At least 14 people were hospitalized after a tornado tore through southwestern Luxembourg Friday, damaging over 160 houses before progressing into ea...
18:34, 2019-08-11

The reason why Europe isn't that scared of Boris Johnson European leaders know that a no-deal Brexit would wreak havoc in their countries as well as in Britain. But they're far from entering panic mode over...
18:34, 2019-08-11

Suspect in Oslo mosque shooting expressed right-wing sympathies, say police The man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Saturday has expressed right-wing sympathies online, the police sai...
18:34, 2019-08-11

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American ...
11:17, 2019-08-11

Klezmer Music and Memory at a Festival Celebrating Jewish Life in Poland Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and sp...
11:17, 2019-08-11

Major Power Outage Hits Britain, Causing Rush Hour Chaos Members of the public posted images on social media, which showed the underground tube network in the darkness and people having to use their mobile ...
22:34, 2019-08-09

Italy’s Biggest Economic Problem? It’s Still Italy Political chaos and confrontation with the European Union over spending rules have reinforced what a finance professor calls the country’s “serial st...
21:00, 2019-08-09

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangels...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he i...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalit...
10:00, 2019-08-09

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-08-08

British Airways Flight Evacuated After Cabin Appears to Fill With Smoke The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a preca...
23:51, 2019-08-06

A Polish Village Gains Fame for What It Doesn’t Have: Boys Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attent...
23:51, 2019-08-06

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United S...
23:51, 2019-08-06

U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped hi...
23:51, 2019-08-06

Russian prosecutors seek to take baby away from parents who attended opposition rally Moscow prosecutor's office is seeking to strip a couple of their parental rights for bringing a baby to an opposition rally in July, it said in a sta...
22:51, 2019-08-06

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Eur...
16:17, 2019-08-06

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according ...
13:17, 2019-08-06

Norseman triathlon tests toughest minds and bodies A 3.8km swim in icy fjords, a 180km bike ride, and a full marathon up to the top of Norway's Mount Gaustatoppen - is the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon fo...
00:34, 2019-08-06

‘We Did It’: Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 d...
08:17, 2019-08-05

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic u...
08:17, 2019-08-05

Teen arrested after child thrown from 10th floor of London's Tate Modern gallery A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a boy was thrown from the 10th floor at the Tate Modern gallery in central London...
00:34, 2019-08-05

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secreta...
15:34, 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his pa...
02:34, 2019-08-04

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials s...
02:34, 2019-08-04

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections More than 300 people were arrested Saturday during protests in Moscow calling for fair and free upcoming local elections, according to an independent...
20:34, 2019-08-03

Father of US teen accused of killing Italian police officer hopes video will show 'what actually happened' The father of one of the two American teenagers accused over the murder of an Italian police officer is returning to the US, but his fight is not ove...
16:01, 2019-08-03

A$AP Rocky says he wants justice, not money, during assault trial interrogation American rapper A$AP Rocky appealed for "justice" at his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday and testified that he had acted in self-defense during a...
23:00, 2019-08-02

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday,...
23:00, 2019-08-02

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees Celsius hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by clim...
23:00, 2019-08-02

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it ...
23:00, 2019-08-02

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback', after US withdraws NATO members are on edge after the official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia, the military alliance's Secretary Gener...
23:00, 2019-08-02

RBS second-quarter profit beats estimates; warns of tough economic outlook The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) reported a net second-quarter profit of £1.3 billion ($1.07 billion) on Friday, beating the £1 billion forecast from...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parlia...
19:00, 2019-08-01

Boris Johnson’s ‘Awesome Foursome’ U.K. Tour Highlights Brexit Rancor After visiting Scotland and Wales, Mr. Johnson ended a three-day tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, amid more warnings of what Brexit could bring....
11:51, 2019-08-01

36 Hours in Belfast It’s not just “Game of Thrones” fans flocking to the Northern Ireland capital; foodies and culture seekers, not to mention history buffs, are finding...
11:51, 2019-08-01

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, rese...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Trump threatened to classify Antifa as a terrorist group. Germans hit back President Donald Trump's threat to label anti-fascism protest movement Antifa a terrorist organization has prompted a backlash in Germany, where thou...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left ...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Italian officer allegedly killed by American teens was stabbed with knife brought from US, say police Mario Cerciello Rega, the Italian policeman who was allegedly killed by teenage American tourists Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Natale Hjorth was st...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Two Americans arrested in Rome over killing of police officer Two 19-year-old Americans have been arrested while on vacation in Rome over the murder of an Italian police officer Friday, Italian police told CNN o...
02:00, 2019-08-01

The bones found in the Vatican's cemetery are "too old" to belong to the missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi The Vatican has said human remains discovered during an excavation earlier in July do not belong to missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi, again dashing ...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Blindfolding US teen accused of killing officer 'unacceptable,' says prosecutor -- but interrogation is still valid Blindfolding one of the two American teenagers accused of murdering Mario Cerciello Rega, an Italian police officer, was "grave and unacceptable," Ro...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Greenland is melting in a heatwave. That's everyone's problem Greenland is home to world's second-largest sheet. And when it melts significantly -- as it is expected to do this year -- that has huge knock-on eff...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Police make arrest in gruesome murder of Russian Instagram star Moscow police said Wednesday they had made an arrest in the headline-grabbing murder of a Russian Instagram star, according to a statement released b...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Dubai princess seeks court order to prevent child's forced marriage The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order to prevent one of her children from being forced into mar...
02:00, 2019-08-01

US teen accused of killing Italian police officer was charged over an assault in California California teen accused of murdering an Italian police officer in Rome had been previously charged in an assault in the United States, according to a...
02:00, 2019-08-01

New report shows spike in British anti-Semitism The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months ...
02:00, 2019-08-01

European markets close lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks whipsawed Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram Sports Rich List, scoring almost $1 million per post Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has topped an Instagram Sports Rich List for 2019, after it was revealed he received $975,000 per post to endorse produ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strateg...
19:51, 2019-07-31

UK start-up Babylon Health to reportedly receive investment from Saudi wealth fund Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is reportedly planning to invest in U.K. start-up Babylon Health, in a deal that would put give the company...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Former Audi boss charged in the VW diesel scandal that won't die Nearly four years after the automaker admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests, and after Volkswagen has now spent more than 30 billion euros on f...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Two sets of triplets born within 24 hours in the same hospital Only four sets of triplets were born in Northern Ireland between 2017 and 2018, according to the province's Public Health Agency -- and yet in one h...
21:17, 2019-07-24

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violenc...
20:00, 2019-07-23

Sweden drops investigation into alleged victim in A$AP Rocky brawl An investigation into the Swedish man allegedly involved in a brawl with US rapper A$AP Rocky has been dropped, the man's lawyer, Magnus Stromberg, t...
23:34, 2019-07-22

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early ...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new election...
20:34, 2019-07-22

Whirlpool finally recalls fire-risk tumble dryers Home appliance maker Whirlpool has launched a recall of hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers from UK homes, years after it emerged they are at risk...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears se...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London ma...
08:51, 2019-07-22

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’...
01:34, 2019-07-22

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs...
17:34, 2019-07-21

Thousands of bones discovered in Vatican crypt in search for missing teenager Thousands of bones have been unearthed in two ossuaries discovered in the Vatican City, as part of an ongoing search for clues into the disappearance...
17:34, 2019-07-21

Shunned by West and Wary of Russia, Belarus Gets Help From China A Chinese battery plant has raised the ire of some residents, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from ...
15:17, 2019-07-21

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreeme...
15:17, 2019-07-21

A whole nation just got hacked Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from ...
07:51, 2019-07-21

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democ...
16:00, 2019-07-20

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compou...
22:17, 2019-07-19

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radic...
22:17, 2019-07-19

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early election...
22:17, 2019-07-19

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamen...
22:17, 2019-07-19

Police officer admits using grieving family's TV account to buy porn A police officer has admitted buying pornography at the home of a grieving family following the death of their child as he waited for the undertaker ...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
20:51, 2019-07-19

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place ...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Man who claims his amputation stump is pictured on cigarette packs is wrong, EU says A man who claims a picture of his amputated leg stump is being used on cigarette packets without his permission is wrong, the European Commission say...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long...
09:34, 2019-07-19

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US Presiden...
04:17, 2019-07-19

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirme...
04:17, 2019-07-19

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were stay...
22:17, 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near Lon...
16:51, 2019-07-18

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadersh...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within politica...
17:17, 2019-07-17

19 mafia suspects arrested in joint transatlantic raids Nineteen people were arrested early Wednesday on mafia-related charges as part of a joint operation between Italian Police and the FBI's New York bur...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s sit...
17:00, 2019-07-17

Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at...
16:17, 2019-07-17

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging co...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involv...
00:51, 2019-07-17

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which ...
00:51, 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US Presid...
00:51, 2019-07-17

Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam. Here's how its railway network compares with others Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stor...
00:51, 2019-07-17

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembl...
22:51, 2019-07-16

How Not to Smuggle Cocaine: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and cov...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disput...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts...
16:00, 2019-07-16

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme ri...
07:00, 2019-07-16

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Tur...
07:00, 2019-07-16

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
20:00, 2019-07-15

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s on...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homo...
18:34, 2019-07-15

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t l...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Pride of a Different Sort: Disabled Italians Parade in Rome Now in its fifth year, Italy’s Disability Pride Parade brings an often ignored community onto the streets, which are often tricky for them to navigat...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the eart...
23:34, 2019-07-14

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the ...
23:34, 2019-07-14

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, n...
13:51, 2019-07-14

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of s...
13:51, 2019-07-14

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcemen...
04:17, 2019-07-14

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an Americ...
21:17, 2019-07-13

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Puti...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system a...
02:17, 2019-07-13

Spain’s First Recognized ‘Stolen Baby’ Finds She Was Adopted Not Abducted Inés Madrigal, a Spanish woman at the heart of nationwide scandal over stolen and trafficked babies, said she was the victim of an illegal adoption r...
02:17, 2019-07-13

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species...
20:34, 2019-07-12

Netflix taps the BBC for its new marketing chief Netflix appointed Jackie Lee-Joe as chief marketing officer (CMO) on Friday, filling a key role as the company faces increased streaming competition....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed wi...
17:17, 2019-07-12

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be n...
13:01, 2019-07-12

Russian missile-system equipment arrives in Turkey The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system equipment has arrived at the Murted Air Base in Ankara, according to the Turk...
11:34, 2019-07-12

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matt...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Archaeologists Find Rare Viking-Age Boat Burials in Sweden One of the burials, believed to date to the 10th century, contained the remains of a man, a horse and a dog. A researcher called the graves “exceptio...
01:51, 2019-07-12

5 Lobster Tails and a $560 Bottle of Wine, at Taxpayers’ Expense, Give Macron a Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted w...
01:51, 2019-07-12

Family of missing Vatican teen hoped for clues. Instead they got empty tombs Emanuela Orlandi: The 36-year mystery into missing Italian teen deepened on Thursday after Vatican officials exhuming two tombs discovered they were ...
21:34, 2019-07-11

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said...
18:00, 2019-07-11

Woman Was Fatally Impaled by Metal Straw A coroner’s report about the grisly case in Britain warned about the dangers of metal straws, which have surged in popularity but drawn criticism fro...
18:00, 2019-07-11

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42 Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family....
10:34, 2019-07-11

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age o...
09:34, 2019-07-11

She disappeared at 15. A cryptic tip-off in the Vatican could hold key to her case Emanuela Orlandi left her home in Vatican City 36 years ago and was never seen again. The case has gripped Italians ever since. Now, her brother hope...
09:34, 2019-07-11

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditio...
09:34, 2019-07-11

Hello Kitty’s Parent Company Fined $6.9 Million by E.U. The Japanese company behind Hello Kitty was penalized by antitrust regulators for restricting where manufacturers could sell licensed toys and other ...
22:34, 2019-07-10

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
22:34, 2019-07-10

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalis...
22:34, 2019-07-10

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and marke...
22:34, 2019-07-10

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial for allegedly ordering attack on French craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to be...
17:34, 2019-07-10

Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has agenda against him - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba, whose agent says wants to leave the club, is "a great professional" and "has a heart of ...
09:34, 2019-07-10

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
03:51, 2019-07-10

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’ President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on ...
03:51, 2019-07-10

Who and What Are Jewish Museums For? The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin stood down after a string of controversies, and the institution is tackling tough questions as it looks for ...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
19:51, 2019-07-09

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly u...
16:34, 2019-07-09

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership an...
15:00, 2019-07-09

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever iden...
12:17, 2019-07-09

'Americanized' anti-abortion protests are on the rise in the UK. But a fight back has begun According to abortion-rights activists, women trying to access reproductive health services in Manchester face some of the worst anti-abortion harass...
08:34, 2019-07-09

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of Franc...
21:17, 2019-07-08

As Jeremy Hunt Takes On Boris Johnson to Lead U.K., ‘The Gloves Are Off’ Britain’s foreign secretary says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on...
19:34, 2019-07-08

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
16:34, 2019-07-08

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sun...
03:34, 2019-07-08

Deutsche Bank Scales Back Ambitions, Announcing Job Cuts and Reorganization The bank that once symbolized German economic prowess is effectively abandoning hope of playing in the same league as Wall Street banks, and struggli...
21:34, 2019-07-07

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guin...
21:34, 2019-07-07

Greek elections: Landslide for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism Greece's center-right New Democracy party has won a landslide victory in the nation's first general election since it exited its bailout regime a yea...
21:34, 2019-07-07

In Leaks, U.K. Ambassador Casts Trump as Ineffective and Erratic Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment fo...
13:01, 2019-07-07

Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal, and Threatens Further Violations The country’s deputy foreign minister said Iran would take additional steps over the limits of the accord in 60-day intervals unless it receives sanc...
13:01, 2019-07-07

Why is Europe so divided on climate Like almost every week in the past year, Greta Thunberg was protesting in front of the Swedish parliament on Friday. Is it a specific day of the week...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Mi...
23:00, 2019-07-06

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitio...
17:17, 2019-07-06

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of auste...
16:34, 2019-07-05

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy misspell Swedish striker's name on shirt LA Galaxy fans have an exciting new name to put on the back of their replica shirts - although the striker playing in the number nine jersey looked s...
15:51, 2019-07-05

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concer...
14:51, 2019-07-05

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three you...
01:00, 2019-07-05

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's d...
23:17, 2019-07-04

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rura...
23:17, 2019-07-04

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli,...
02:17, 2019-07-04

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that k...
20:01, 2019-07-03

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 7...
02:17, 2019-07-03

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released wi...
02:17, 2019-07-03

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the contin...
02:17, 2019-07-03

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
19:51, 2019-07-02

High in His ‘Glassle,’ Georgia’s Richest Man Looms Over Country’s Top Project A proposed deepwater port could recast the former Soviet republic’s image. But not without the backing of Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and powe...
12:17, 2019-07-02

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
21:17, 2019-07-01

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 ...
20:34, 2019-07-01

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission ...
13:17, 2019-07-01

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russi...
21:00, 2019-06-30

‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ Emilie Pine talks about her remarkably frank essay collection, a best seller in Ireland that confronts infertility, sexual violence and other taboos....
15:00, 2019-06-30

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own n...
21:00, 2019-06-29

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high temp...
20:00, 2019-06-29

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the ves...
13:34, 2019-06-29

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport...
05:17, 2019-06-29

Who's in the running for Juncker's post and other EU top jobs? EU leaders will head back to Brussels on Sunday night for a special meeting to try and agree on who should be the next president of the European Comm...
05:17, 2019-06-29

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Influential Arts Administrator, Dies at 55 She championed emerging artists and, as executive director of the Children’s Museum of the Arts, sought to make art available to all types of youngst...
04:51, 2019-06-29

Skripal spy story 'not worth five kopecks,' Putin tells Financial Times Just hours before the kick-off of this week's G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, Vladimir Putin previewed his hopes for a meeting with UK Prime Minister Th...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster th...
00:34, 2019-06-29

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Why the dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course may lose their protected status The sand dunes on the Trump International golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, are expected to lose their protected conservation designation, the ...
00:34, 2019-06-29

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with econo...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Grenades, Mines and U.S. Weapons Parts: Argentina Foils Huge Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
17:00, 2019-06-28

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen v...
11:17, 2019-06-28

Prague sees its biggest protest since the fall of communism. Here's why The protest gathered more than 250,000 people, according to media reports, making it the largest show of anger among the general public since the 198...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, ac...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells C...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chan...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Jo...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business trave...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- du...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minorit...
18:34, 2019-06-27

A cigarette or an electrical fault could have started Notre Dame fire, prosecutors say The catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral could have been caused by a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, French prosecutors said...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from R...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Europe's strange heatwave, in one image The "scream" map was first published on Météociel, a French site that automatically generates weather pattern visualizations based on data from vario...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Two killed after Russian plane overshoots runway and bursts into flames Two crew members were killed but all 43 passengers survived after a Russian aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an emergency landing at an ...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor...
18:34, 2019-06-27

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the f...
03:17, 2019-06-24

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
19:51, 2019-06-23

Turkey’s President Looks Headed for Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s ...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependenc...
17:34, 2019-06-23

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a hi...
13:34, 2019-06-22

Police Respond to Altercation Between Boris Johnson and His Girlfriend A neighbor called the police when Johnson, who is favored to become Britain’s next prime minister, was heard shouting at his girlfriend, a newspaper ...
04:34, 2019-06-22

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated prote...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatr...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far...
09:34, 2019-06-21

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Au...
03:34, 2019-06-21

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a...
03:34, 2019-06-21

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian...
03:34, 2019-06-21

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers....
21:17, 2019-06-20

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being s...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles ...
04:34, 2019-06-20

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin las...
04:34, 2019-06-20

MH17 crash investigators say four suspects face murder charges Four people will be charged with murder and causing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane was shot down in eastern Ukr...
04:34, 2019-06-20

A British church apologized after it asked a boy with autism to leave for making noises during a service A dad intended to celebrate the end of Father's Day at church with his two young sons in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a d...
04:34, 2019-06-20

The Downing of MH17 Over Ukraine: What We Know An international investigation over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014 has resulted in murder charges against four men linked to Russi...
17:17, 2019-06-19

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
14:17, 2019-06-19

Elderly woman seriously injured in William and Kate convoy crash An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a police convoy escorting Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridg...
11:51, 2019-06-19

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was...
23:01, 2019-06-18

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a securit...
20:34, 2019-06-18

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of hu...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single cla...
12:17, 2019-06-18

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate ...
19:34, 2019-06-17

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailan...
19:34, 2019-06-17

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
19:34, 2019-06-17

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly show...
07:17, 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox, now a free woman, returns to Italy to rewrite her narrative The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!...
03:51, 2019-06-15

Keith Botsford, Man of Letters and Saul Bellow Associate, Dies at 90 He was an uncontainable writer (novelist, essayist, biographer and more), started magazines with Bellow and died almost a year ago, to little public ...
23:34, 2019-06-14

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that sepa...
21:17, 2019-06-14

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and th...
13:34, 2019-06-14

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fan...
09:34, 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Her Acquittal Ms. Knox, an American who was exonerated in a 2007 murder, went back to the country where her legal drama unfolded to speak about wrongful conviction...
02:00, 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British stu...
00:17, 2019-06-14

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing...
00:17, 2019-06-14

Mohammed bin Salman's sister faces trial for allegedly ordering beating of craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will face trial in Paris next month after she allegedly ordered her bodyguard to attack...
00:17, 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face Ch...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, ha...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and mortar fire erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel...
14:00, 2019-06-13

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during thei...
11:51, 2019-06-13

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro...
11:51, 2019-06-13

Froome in intensive care after French crash Britain's Chris Froome is in intensive care and "not in great shape" after suffering serious multiple fractures in a high-speed crash, says his team ...
10:00, 2019-06-13

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway...
10:00, 2019-06-13

Chris Froome out of Tour de France after fracturing femur, elbow and ribs in high-speed crash Britain's four-time champion Chris Froome suffers a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs in a high-speed crash that has ruled ...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they ha...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the inst...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United...
14:51, 2019-06-12

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, on...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Four bodies recovered as Hungary tourist boat lifted out of Danube Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was f...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Yannick Bellon, French Director With Feminist Bent, Dies at 95 “I have treated several aspects of the feminine reality,” Ms. Bellon, whose films included a feature that graphically depicted a gang rape, once said...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and Franc...
20:00, 2019-06-11

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have...
19:34, 2019-06-11

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binar...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, according to state media, after a fierce backlash that ...
17:17, 2019-06-11

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But ...
07:17, 2019-06-11

Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakth...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and ...
18:34, 2019-06-10

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is ...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company hal...
13:51, 2019-06-10

Put Off by Venice’s Crowds? Try the Oasis Next Door Should tourism be limited in overcrowded European cities? The author ponders the issue as he explores Treviso, Venice’s quieter neighbor, where canal...
11:51, 2019-06-10

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs ...
14:34, 2019-06-09

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living r...
08:01, 2019-06-09

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured head...
17:17, 2019-06-08

Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend...
12:34, 2019-06-08

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency ...
02:17, 2019-06-08

Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts Read CNN's Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts to learn about his involvement in genocide and crimes against humanity during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the...
02:17, 2019-06-08

Putin and Xi Herald the Virtues of Globalism, Critiquing the U.S. on Trade The presidents of Russia and China used an investment conference to critique what they saw as increased protectionism by the United States amid risin...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter pr...
23:17, 2019-06-07

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after ...
21:51, 2019-06-07

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK...
21:51, 2019-06-07

China's Xi says trade war won't stop globalization The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globali...
16:00, 2019-06-07

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously ab...
14:34, 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch li...
11:51, 2019-06-07

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious...
05:51, 2019-06-07

England football fans in Porto 'an embarrassment' Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment", the Footb...
23:17, 2019-06-06

Death of Dutch Teenage Author Sets Off Media Flurry, and Corrections The case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and had sought euthanasia, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories g...
17:17, 2019-06-06

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the ...
14:51, 2019-06-06

Euro hits session high as ECB strikes a dovish tone with revised forward guidance The central bank said interest rates on its marginal lending facility and deposit facility would remain unchanged at 0%, 0.25% and -0.40%, respective...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors...
13:34, 2019-06-06

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British day...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in...
09:17, 2019-06-06

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more differen...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prim...
08:51, 2019-06-06

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is ...
06:51, 2019-06-06

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country want...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Prague's 'biggest protests since fall of Communism' demand Czech PM's exit Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the ...
14:51, 2019-06-05

D-Day: What happened during the Normandy landings? Donald Trump is set to join Queen Elizabeth II and 15 other heads of state in the British city of Portsmouth Wednesday to commemorate the 75th annive...
14:51, 2019-06-05

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake ...
12:51, 2019-06-05

The Soviet Union’s Jewish Tolstoy — Censored in Life, Now Revived Alexandra Popoff has written a biography of Vasily Grossman, the Soviet writer whose masterpiece, “Life and Fate,” compared Stalin’s regime to Hitler...
12:51, 2019-06-05

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the milita...
12:51, 2019-06-05

For Trump, London Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair The president’s children seemed to materialize overnight in London. But their appearance with the British royals was the culmination of a month’s pla...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Denmark Faces an Election Fueled by Anger on Climate and Immigration The campaign has underlined the divide between those who fear environmental change will destroy the planet and those who fear immigration will destro...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Daniel Barenboim’s Contract Is Extended Despite Bullying Accusations Berlin’s culture minister said an investigation had found that “none of the legally relevant accusations” against the Staatsoper’s music director cou...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on...
16:17, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
13:17, 2019-06-04

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring...
04:34, 2019-06-04

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monda...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Trump’s Love Affair With the Royal Family Dates Back to His Mother As a 6-year-old, Trump sat beside his mother as she watched Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, enthralled at the gilded splendor. His father scoffed at th...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Trump’s U.K. Trip in Pictures Lunch with the queen, and a wreath at Westminster Abbey: The president’s three-day state visit to Britain began with an agenda that was heavy on the ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Fintech start-ups are vying for partnership deals with the likes of Apple and Facebook At the Money20/20 Europe conference in Amsterdam Monday, fintech firms positioned themselves as attractive partners, and possible takeover targets, f...
17:17, 2019-06-03

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's Ame...
17:17, 2019-06-03

Trump’s State Visit to the U.K.: Live Updates After repeated delays, President Trump is beginning his state visit on Monday in Britain, which will roll out the full honors, including ceremonies, ...
09:34, 2019-06-03

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said r...
18:34, 2019-06-02

Trump State Visit to U.K. Faces Turbulence Amid Brexit Chaos When the American president arrives in London on Monday, it’s not clear how much more he can shake up a country that is already roiled by the Brexit ...
17:01, 2019-06-02

Cruise Ship Rams Into Tourist Boat and Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 The huge vessel plowed into a smaller boat on the Giudecca Canal and had people fleeing in panic, reigniting a debate about the dangers of allowing g...
17:01, 2019-06-02

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in priso...
15:17, 2019-06-01

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest I...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporte...
19:51, 2019-05-31

Flooded Danube Hampers Rescuers After Budapest Boat Accident Search and rescue operations continued after the fatal boat collision on Wednesday, but officials had little hope of finding survivors. Hungary’s pri...
18:51, 2019-05-31

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-foun...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Julian Assange Suffering Psychological Torture, U.N. Expert Says The United Nations special rapporteur on torture accused Britain, Sweden and the United States of persecuting the WikiLeaks founder and said he shoul...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Champions League final: Everything you need to know As Liverpool and Tottenham prepare to face each other in the Champions League final in Madrid, football broadcaster Lynsey Hooper shares an easy guid...
10:17, 2019-05-31

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
05:00, 2019-05-31

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of me...
02:51, 2019-05-31

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker gov...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at ...
16:51, 2019-05-30

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) ...
10:34, 2019-05-30

Apple, Google and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages In an open letter to GCHQ, 47 signatories including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have jointly urged the U.K. cybersecurity agency to abandon its plans ...
10:34, 2019-05-30

7 South Koreans dead, 19 missing after tourist boat sinks in Hungary Seven South Korean tourists are dead and 19 are still missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Hungary, according to South Korean Minist...
07:17, 2019-05-30

Former Belgian king submits DNA in paternity case The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has submitted a DNA sample in an ongoing paternity suit from an artist who claims to be his daughter, fathered...
18:34, 2019-05-29

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town ...
22:17, 2019-05-28

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti...
22:17, 2019-05-28

New 100- and 200-Euro Notes Are Safer, Sturdier and Vegan-Friendly The bills, which entered circulation on Tuesday, complete the European Central Bank’s overhaul of paper money to make it easier to handle and harder ...
16:34, 2019-05-28

Austrian Chancellor loses confidence vote Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government have lost a no-confidence vote following a corruption scandal prompted by a secretly-filmed vid...
08:34, 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
08:34, 2019-05-28

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalis...
16:51, 2019-05-27

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish...
16:00, 2019-05-27

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pup...
15:34, 2019-05-27

8 key takeaways from the European election results The results of the European elections revealed some unexpected outcomes Monday as the full picture from the world's biggest multi-country vote became...
12:17, 2019-05-27

As populists falter, Europe is sent a mixed message Europe's populist surge appears to have stalled. On Sunday night, as projections for the European parliamentary election rolled in, Euroskeptic hopes...
04:01, 2019-05-27

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resign...
03:51, 2019-05-27

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her ...
19:17, 2019-05-26

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic...
19:17, 2019-05-26

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He ...
19:17, 2019-05-26

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of...
14:34, 2019-05-26

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime trib...
06:00, 2019-05-26

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were expl...
00:51, 2019-05-26

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “atta...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Prince Philip Fast Facts View CNN's Fast Fact on Great Britain's Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh), husband of Queen Elizabeth II and the great-great grandchild of Queen Vict...
21:17, 2019-05-24

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly ...
15:51, 2019-05-24

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May finally gave in to the intense political pressure over her failure to secure Britain's withdrawal from the European Uni...
15:51, 2019-05-24

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected t...
22:17, 2019-05-22

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europo...
19:00, 2019-05-22

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Ph...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Palermo Dispatch: The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the M...
13:17, 2019-05-22