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09/18/2019

Europe is being urged to spend, but some nations are showing little appetite for change EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to revive t...
16:16, 09/17/2019

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach to international relations, Finland's PM says Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Jeering crowd forces UK Prime Minister Johnson to pull out of press conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier t...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Mark Ruffalo smashes Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays the anger-prone Hulk in the "Avengers" movie franchise, has struck out at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for sugge...
13:48, 09/16/2019

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede Tyson Fury battles to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fights for over nine rounds with deep cuts to maintain his unbeaten record in a dram...
10:32, 09/15/2019

Putin builds war chest as Kremlin digs in for the next crisis In the latest display of deepening cracks in the West's formerly unified economic campaign against Russia, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dri...
06:48, 09/15/2019

Neymar's day: Booed for 90 minutes, then a stunning winning goal After a tumultuous offseason, Brazilian superstar Neymar made his season debut with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday. He was met by raucous booing fro...
04:16, 09/15/2019

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried...
01:48, 09/15/2019

New Italian government lets migrant rescue ship dock after Salvini's departure An aid ship carrying 82 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean has been granted permission to dock on the Italian island of Lampedusa and for migran...
18:32, 09/14/2019

China's clout is growing on the edge of the EU, and the US is worried The sprawling steel mill is visible for miles around Smederevo, disgorging plumes of thick black smoke into the Serbian sky. More than 100 years old,...
12:32, 09/14/2019

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-p...
14:00, 09/13/2019

Nationwide raids target Russian opposition activists after Moscow poll, says Alexei Navalny Russian authorities have staged nationwide raids on the regional offices of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of dozens of staff...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Plastic alternatives could make marine pollution even worse, report finds Compostable alternatives to plastic could worsen marine pollution and have other serious environmental impacts, a report from a committee of UK MPs h...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Saudi Princess found guilty of ordering her bodyguard to beat up craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been found guilty of ordering a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman w...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Three alleged victims come forward in rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein in Paris, prosecutor's office says Three alleged victims came forward to French authorities in relation to the Jeffrey Epstein rape investigation opened by the Paris prosecutor's offic...
23:16, 09/11/2019

Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' launches in London with handmaids and Pearl Girls Women wearing long silvery dresses and others in red capes and white bonnets set the atmosphere at a bookstore in London for the launch of "The Testa...
00:48, 09/11/2019

As the clock ticks on Brexit, Europe is still in the dark about what Britain wants With less than 2 months until the Brexit deadline, the EU remains in the dark about what Britain really wants, and what Boris Johnson -- having lost ...
00:48, 09/11/2019

Staten Island woman arrested in Russia for allegedly bringing marijuana into the country A New York woman has been arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana that she said was for medicinal purposes, Russian courts told CNN o...
15:16, 09/10/2019

Ireland 'highly skeptical' of UK ideas for contentious Brexit backstop issue Ireland's finance minister warned that the country's government remains "highly skeptical" about proposals advocated by Britain's prim...
11:48, 09/10/2019

Egypt's petroleum minister advocates business over politics in gas-rich East Mediterranean Egypt's petroleum minister praised the "practical and pragmatic" approach to energy security among countries signed up to the Eastern Mediterran...
11:48, 09/10/2019

A mystery disease hits Norway's dogs At least a dozen dogs in Norway have been struck with a mysterious illness in these past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the dise...
09:48, 09/10/2019

Call for snap UK general election fails (again) for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson's second attempt to call a snap general election was roundly rejected by British lawmakers on Monday night, in yet another stunning def...
05:48, 09/10/2019

Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rebuffed in his second try for a general election on the same day legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained for...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does e...
04:48, 09/10/2019

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went i...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Russia's ruling party takes a hit in Moscow election Russia's ruling party appears to have lost multiple seats in Moscow's city legislature, according to preliminary voting results reported by state new...
00:02, 09/10/2019

Police launched a search for a plane crash. It turned out to be a meteor Police in England's South West were called early Sunday about a possible collision between two planes. They launched immediate land and air searches....
00:02, 09/10/2019

UK Government to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson's government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday's sitting, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson has told ...
00:02, 09/10/2019

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow to stand down John Bercow has announced that he will stand down as Speaker of the UK's House of Commons by October 31 -- the day Britain is set to leave the Europe...
00:02, 09/10/2019

Brexit Live Updates: John Bercow to Step Down as Speaker Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a gen...
18:16, 09/09/2019

Putin’s Political Party Suffers Losses in Moscow Election Yet the United Russia party will still form the majority in Moscow, where protests have been held this summer over corruption and falling living stan...
18:16, 09/09/2019

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win 19th Grand Slam title Rafael Nadal wins his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev's exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals....
13:01, 09/09/2019

Brexit Live Updates: Battles Over Deadlines and a General Election Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his s...
11:32, 09/09/2019

Boy Thrown From Tate Modern Is Making ‘Amazing’ Progress A 6-year-old boy suffered fractures and a brain hemorrhage after falling about 100 feet at the London museum. A month later, he smiles and sometimes ...
19:16, 09/08/2019

Before 1st Day of School, a Quiz on How to Use Your Giant Schoolbag As students all over the world begin new school terms, German pupils’ experiences are rooted in special rites and a philosophy that teaches independe...
19:16, 09/08/2019

Brexit secretary calls for 'creative' approach from EU to secure a deal before October deadline The U.K.'s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay called for a "creative" approach from the EU to fix the current impasse between London and Brussels....
13:48, 09/08/2019

In St. Petersburg Election, Russia’s Political Rot Is on Full Display A crony of President Vladimir V. Putin’s is a cinch to win in Sunday’s disputed elections, showcasing the farcical nature of Russian politics that ig...
09:48, 09/08/2019

Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners, in a ‘First Step to Stop the War’ Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sent...
09:48, 09/08/2019

Greece to Shed ‘Black Sheep’ Status, New Conservative Leader Asserts The prime minister announced a series of tax cuts intended to bolster a country dogged by years of austerity and the vestiges of a decade-long financ...
09:48, 09/08/2019

For decades, Ireland's mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy. Some say the veil still hasn't lifted The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own b...
06:48, 09/08/2019

Film director Oleg Sentsov and MH17 suspect among those freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap A man suspected of involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that killed 298 people has been released along with 69 other prisoners...
01:00, 09/08/2019

Boris Johnson's options are so bad that he might have to call a no-confidence vote in himself Boris Johnson keeps saying he really, really doesn't want an election. In reality, he wants nothing more. It's the only way out of the Brexit mess he...
14:32, 09/07/2019

Hans Rausing, Swedish Packaging Magnate, Is Dead at 93 One of the wealthiest people in Europe, he took over his father’s company and helped bring Tetra Pak to supermarkets and breakfast tables around the ...
01:32, 09/07/2019

Ciaran McKeown Dies at 76; Sought Peace in Northern Ireland Mr. McKeown was inspired by the deaths of three children to help found the Peace People, a grass-roots organization that campaigned for an end to vio...
01:32, 09/07/2019

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
17:16, 09/06/2019

Winston Churchill’s Grandson Exits Politics and Chides Boris Johnson Nicholas Soames, the grandson of the wartime leader Winston Churchill and a 45-year Tory veteran, has been booted from the Conservative Party for sup...
17:32, 09/05/2019

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is wit...
15:01, 09/05/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in ...
15:01, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, s...
14:32, 09/05/2019

The 'mother of parliaments' is falling apart on live TV It's known as the "mother of parliaments" -- one of the oldest legislatures in the world. But in the last two days, the British Parliament has been t...
10:01, 09/05/2019

Failure to leave the EU will put UK democratic system 'under real attack,' says pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey, a pro-Brexit member of parliament from the Labour Party, said Britain's democratic system would be under attack if the U.K. failed to...
10:00, 09/05/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Defy Johnson on Election, Delivering Another Brexit Blow After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setbac...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Anthoine Hubert: Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa moved to intensive care in UK Formula Two driver Juan Manuel Correa - injured in the accident that killed French driver Anthoine Hubert last Saturday - is moved to intensive care ...
15:00, 09/04/2019

U.K. Opposition Lawmakers Plan to Turn Up Heat on Boris Johnson The Labour Party vowed to complicate his plan for a swift general election, and lawmakers planned to press ahead with legislation designed to avert h...
14:32, 09/04/2019

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about it...
14:32, 09/04/2019

Heroin worth $148 million seized in UK's biggest ever bust UK authorities seized almost 1.3 tons of heroin with a street value of £120 million ($148 million) from a container ship, in the nation's largest eve...
14:00, 09/04/2019

European satellite changed course to avoid SpaceX craft In the first incident of its kind, a European Space Agency (ESA) satellite was forced to perform an evasive maneuver Monday to avoid hitting a SpaceX...
14:00, 09/04/2019

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of ...
09:32, 09/04/2019

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris...
08:32, 09/04/2019

Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans ...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an elect...
18:00, 09/03/2019

What is a no-deal Brexit and what would it mean for Britain? The countdown to Brexit can now be measured in weeks, if not quite days -- and with time running out for an alternative way forward, Britain and the ...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's ma...
15:32, 09/02/2019

German Far Right Makes Election Gains, but Falls Short of Victory The Alternative for Germany surged in two elections in the former East Germany, but the parties in Angela Merkel’s coalition managed to cling to powe...
07:00, 09/02/2019

A Very German Idea of Freedom: Nude Ping-Pong, Nude Sledding, Nude Just About Anything Germany’s nudist movement, unique in the world, has survived Hitler, Communism and Instagram. It has everything to do with wanting to be free, say nu...
08:48, 09/01/2019

German Elections Reveal, and Deepen, a New East-West Divide Two key votes this weekend are expected to produce an advance for the far right, and add to its growing sense of legitimacy in the former Communist E...
10:16, 08/31/2019

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thr...
18:16, 08/30/2019

Poland Had the Royal Castle Ready. Then Trump Canceled His Trip. Ahead of national elections, Poland’s governing party had hoped that President Trump’s visit would give it a boost and blunt concerns that it was und...
18:16, 08/30/2019

Argentina has asked for more time to pay its debts as it struggles to avoid another default Standard & Poor's announced Thursday it had slashed Argentina's long-term credit rating by three notches into the deepest area of junk debt...
16:16, 08/30/2019

It'll take superpowers to unseat Boris Johnson. This comic book fan says he's got them No sitting British prime minister has ever been unseated in a general election. But Boris Johnson's majority halved during the last election, and an ...
14:16, 08/30/2019

Woman interrupts live TV with passionate Brexit plea A Portuguese woman interrupted a live Sky News interview to deliver an emotional speech about the uncertainty facing EU citizens after Brexit, in a m...
14:16, 08/30/2019

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that t...
22:16, 08/29/2019

Holidays Are a Way of Life in France in August. Yellow Vests Can’t Afford Them. France is justifiably famous for its long summer vacations. But more and more can no longer afford to go, reflecting an increasingly unequal society....
22:16, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Fury and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to ...
16:16, 08/29/2019

How Giuseppe Conte of Italy Went From Irrelevant to Irreplaceable The prime minister of the last Italian government got the mandate to form the next Italian government, completing a remarkable political resuscitatio...
16:16, 08/29/2019

Italy's Giuseppe Conte returns to patch together a new Salvini-free government Nine days after he resigned when Italy's government collapsed, Giuseppe Conte has returned as Prime Minister to form a new one that will exclude hard...
12:16, 08/29/2019

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the E...
06:48, 08/29/2019

German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots, in a setback that has angered politicians and raised questions about the readin...
01:48, 08/29/2019

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition ...
01:48, 08/29/2019

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7, Then Accepts British Aid President Jair Bolsonaro suggested he would reconsider accepting aid from the Group of 7 if France’s president withdrew “insults made to my person.” ...
03:16, 08/28/2019

How Emmanuel Macron Positioned Himself as Star of the G7 Show The French president seemed to be everywhere at once at the summit he hosted in Biarritz, using the opportunity to reassert the efficacy of the Europ...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Anti-Brexit Lawmakers Try Cooperating, for a Change Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, agreed to shelve his plan to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week in favor of a legislative challenge to a...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Doctor on trial in landmark Netherlands euthanasia case A doctor from a Dutch nursing home is on trial in a landmark case after performing euthanasia on a woman with dementia who prosecutors say may have h...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to auth...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Heat from London Underground to be used to warm homes in likely world first Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines - but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the w...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject $22 Million in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that President Emmanuel Macron’s real motive behind the offer, made at the Group of 7 summit, was to shield France...
15:48, 08/27/2019

World powers need to help the US win a trade deal with China, says ex-Trump negotiator World powers should work with the United States to get a deal with China as unfair trade practices affect everyone, former top White House negotiator...
11:48, 08/27/2019

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader ...
06:48, 08/27/2019

Johnson Walks Tightrope at G7, as Trump Pledges ‘Very Big Trade Deal’ for U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded cautiously, saying that reaching a trade agreement “may take some time” and would require compromises from Was...
19:48, 08/25/2019

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosio...
18:16, 08/25/2019

Putin tried to smash the opposition. Instead protests have spiraled It's been a heady summer for Russia's embattled political opposition. On August 10, as many as 50,000 people rallied in Moscow calling for fair local...
18:16, 08/25/2019

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
18:16, 08/24/2019

As the Amazon Burned, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
16:48, 08/24/2019

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown and a Rival, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
07:48, 08/24/2019

Putin orders 'symmetrical response' to US missile test Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin sa...
20:48, 08/23/2019

France opens rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein The Paris Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday, on the counts of rape and sexual assault of m...
20:48, 08/23/2019

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
13:48, 08/23/2019

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Climate camps are training a new wave of eco-warriors A growing number of Europeans have decided that they've had enough of inaction in the face of the climate emergency, and they're in training to do so...
06:48, 08/23/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 year...
06:48, 08/23/2019

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citin...
21:16, 08/22/2019

Sudan’s Top General Sworn In as Leader of New Ruling Body Sudan’s top general was sworn in Wednesday as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition perio...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-i...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Man accused of upskirting 555 women caught in the act and arrested Police in Madrid arrested a 53-year-old man accused of recording intimate videos of more than 500 women without their consent before posting the foot...
14:16, 08/22/2019

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they...
14:16, 08/22/2019

Italy's crisis could lead to 3 different scenarios for its volatile bond market Italy's fresh political crisis has left investors contemplating how to trade its sovereign bond market which has seen significant volatility ove...
21:16, 08/21/2019

Italian opposition parties weigh new governing coalition after Conte's resignation In the wake of Salvini's theatrical performance, the scrabble for power — or at least political relevance — has grown increasingly frenetic amon...
21:16, 08/21/2019

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-S...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary ...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then ...
15:16, 08/21/2019

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the presi...
15:16, 08/21/2019

Flaws in Cellphone Evidence Prompt Review of 10,000 Verdicts in Denmark Data offered in court was flawed when technical errors linked some phones to the wrong towers or created a less-detailed picture of their locations, ...
11:16, 08/21/2019

With Her Latest Novel, Petina Gappah Sees an Obsession Through The Zimbabwean writer was inspired by Faulkner, Eliot and Toni Morrison for “Out of Darkness, Shining Light,” a fictional account of the journey Davi...
11:16, 08/21/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Ma...
03:48, 08/21/2019

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for t...
03:48, 08/21/2019

Paul Pogba: Man Utd's Harry Maguire calls for action after racist abuse Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist a...
23:16, 08/20/2019

An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over...
02:32, 08/20/2019

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after foot...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Russia's Putin denies increased radiation levels following deadly blast Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there's no risk of increased radiation levels following a deadly blast at a military site in Northern ...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and w...
03:02, 08/19/2019

UK faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan Britain would likely face food, fuel and medicine shortages if it crashes out of the bloc without a transition deal, according to a leaked Sunday Tim...
16:32, 08/18/2019

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief ...
16:00, 08/18/2019

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to gover...
16:00, 08/18/2019

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...
12:00, 08/18/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a...
12:00, 08/18/2019

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...
23:48, 08/17/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
05:32, 08/17/2019

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...
22:00, 08/16/2019

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...
02:32, 08/16/2019

In U.K. Chicken Boxes, Drumsticks, Thighs and Tough Talk on Knife Crime Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wastef...
20:00, 08/15/2019

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...
20:00, 08/15/2019

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...
18:00, 08/15/2019

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 ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

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 ...
23:32, 08/14/2019

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who...
19:32, 08/14/2019

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffe...
19:32, 08/14/2019

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...
19:32, 08/14/2019

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...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decad...
14:00, 08/14/2019

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser 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...
14:00, 08/14/2019

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...
13:32, 08/14/2019

God Save the Cathedral? In England, Some Offer Mini Golf or Giant Slide Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifel...
23:48, 08/13/2019

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...
22:50, 08/13/2019

'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...
20:16, 08/13/2019

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...
20:16, 08/13/2019

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...
05:32, 08/13/2019

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...
05:32, 08/13/2019

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...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Want to See the Mona Lisa? Get in Line Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting has been moved to a new room in the Louvre while its usual home is renovated. That’s causing some commotion for v...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Tackling food wastage can be a $2.5 trillion market opportunity for businesses As popular debate continues to grow around the rising climate crisis, a new industry is emerging to take a bite out of one of the key culprits: Food ...
10:48, 08/12/2019

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...
15:01, 08/11/2019

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 ...
12:00, 08/11/2019

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...
12:00, 08/11/2019

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...
11:01, 08/11/2019

Suspect in mosque shooting near Oslo faces murder charge for woman found dead in his home, police say A man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in a suburb of Oslo, Norway, on Saturday has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead in his ho...
11:01, 08/11/2019

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature...
00:32, 08/11/2019

Climate of Fear: When Just 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 ...
19:00, 08/10/2019

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...
17:32, 08/10/2019

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily Unlike most countries, Kazakhstan is repatriating citizens who joined the Islamic State, jailing the men but coddling the women to cleanse them of ex...
16:00, 08/10/2019

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...
12:32, 08/10/2019

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....
12:32, 08/10/2019

London hit by power outage following 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...
23:00, 08/09/2019

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents arou...
17:00, 08/09/2019

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...
17:00, 08/09/2019

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...
03:00, 08/09/2019

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...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Anner Bylsma, Eminent Cellist With an Ear for the Past, Dies at 85 He was a key part of the early music movement, which uses period techniques and instruments. His recordings of six Bach suites for cello were seminal...
03:00, 08/09/2019

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...
01:00, 08/09/2019

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....
16:00, 08/08/2019

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...
20:32, 08/06/2019

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...
16:32, 08/06/2019

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...
14:00, 08/06/2019

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 ...
04:32, 08/06/2019

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...
22:00, 08/05/2019

In Search of the Real Bouillabaisse, Marseille’s Gift to the Fish Lover During a yearlong celebration of its food, the city is filled with odd versions for tourists and fancy variations for the well-heeled. Finding an aut...
22:00, 08/05/2019

How Hot Was July? Hotter Than Ever, Global Data Shows European climate researchers said Monday that last month was the hottest month ever recorded, slightly eclipsing the previous record-holder, July 201...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Police ask for witnesses after 6-year-old was thrown from 10th floor of London's Tate Modern London police are asking for witnesses after a six-year-old boy was thrown from the 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern gallery on Sunday....
19:32, 08/05/2019

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...
17:32, 08/05/2019

Shares of HSBC fall more than 1% after news that CEO John Flint will be stepping down HSBC on Monday announced the surprise departure of its Chief Executive Officer John Flint, 51, saying the bank needed a change at the top to address ...
05:32, 08/05/2019

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...
04:00, 08/05/2019

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...
04:00, 08/04/2019

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...
04:00, 08/04/2019

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...
11:00, 08/03/2019

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...
09:00, 08/03/2019

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...
09:00, 08/03/2019

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 ...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a poli...
02:32, 08/03/2019

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...
17:32, 08/02/2019

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...
07:00, 08/02/2019

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,...
07:00, 08/02/2019

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...
15:00, 08/01/2019

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...
08:00, 08/01/2019

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...
08:00, 08/01/2019

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...
08:00, 08/01/2019

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 ...
08:00, 08/01/2019

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 ...
10:48, 07/31/2019

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...
10:48, 07/31/2019

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...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Body of Concertgoer Found in France Fuels Anger Over Use of Force The body of Steve Maia Caniço was found in the Loire river, over a month after he disappeared at a concert that was broken up by police with tear gas...
20:16, 07/30/2019

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinb...
23:48, 07/29/2019

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...
21:48, 07/29/2019

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...
21:48, 07/29/2019

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...
21:48, 07/29/2019

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...
21:48, 07/29/2019

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 ...
21:48, 07/29/2019

Fears of Navalny Poisoning Are Rooted in Previous Attacks on Kremlin Foes Over his doctor’s objection, the hospital treating the Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny sent him back to jail without identifying the cause ...
15:16, 07/29/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affect...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Hundreds attend wake of Italian police officer allegedly killed by two American tourists Friends, family and a grieving community gathered at a church in Rome Sunday to pay last respects to a fallen officer who was allegedly stabbed to de...
21:48, 07/28/2019

A US teen suspected in the killing of a police officer was blindfolded by police in Rome Italian police have launched an investigation into a image that shows one of the two young Americans arrested over the killing of an Italian police o...
20:16, 07/28/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being placed in special detention, according t...
19:16, 07/28/2019

US teen suspected in killing of police officer blindfolded by police in Rome Italian police have launched an investigation into a shocking image that shows one of the two young Americans arrested over the killing of an Italian...
19:16, 07/28/2019

A city's first pride march was meant to be a day of joy. The far right turned it into chaos Drag queens strut, rainbow flags flutter in the breeze, and smiling marchers form heart symbols with their hands. From certain angles, the pride para...
12:16, 07/28/2019

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 S...
03:48, 07/28/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free a...
03:48, 07/28/2019

A French Town’s Green Policies Aim to Win Over the Working Class In a crumbling industrial area, a mayor turned his town into a vibrant laboratory of pragmatic green policies. After his election to the European Par...
13:16, 07/27/2019

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure tem...
04:16, 07/27/2019

U.S. Student Said to Confess to Killing Italian Policeman A 19-year-old American student has confessed to killing a policeman in central Rome, according to the national news agency ANSA, in a crime that has ...
04:16, 07/27/2019

As the planet heats up, AC will cool you down. But the cost may be too high. Forget Brexit -- when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone coul...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Drug suspects stuck in cocaine-filled shipping container call police on themselves As Belgium experienced its hottest day on record on Wednesday, two men found themselves in a sticky situation -- trapped in a shipping container full...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Lagarde will have 'very little' left to tackle any euro zone weakness, bank CEO says The next European Central Bank (ECB) chief will have "very little" ammunition left to prop up the euro zone in times of economic stress, according to...
15:16, 07/26/2019

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...
15:16, 07/26/2019

How to Stay Cool During Europe’s Heat Wave Temperatures are near or above 100 degrees in some places, and air-conditioning can be scarce. Here’s how to find relief in nine popular destinations...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas third behind Julian Alaphilippe as Nairo Quintana wins stage 18 Geraint Thomas drops to third at the Tour de France but remains 95 seconds behind leader Julian Alaphilippe as Nairo Quintana wins the mountainous st...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Brexit Clashes Begin as U.K.’s Boris Johnson Pushes a Hard Line The new prime minister fueled speculation that he was ready to go to a general election if he was blocked by lawmakers from leaving the European Unio...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Sánchez Loses Bid to Form a Government, Prolonging Deadlock in Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been unable to forge a multiparty alliance in the fragmented Parliament, and the country faces the prospect of fresh...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Europe's heat wave shatters temperature records and cities are struggling to cope Europe is sweltering in intense heat, suffering through the latest heatwave in a summer that has seen at least 12 countries experience record-breakin...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Paris Records Its Hottest Day as Heat Wave Scorches Europe Paris hit a high of 41 degrees Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) on Thursday, and life-threatening, record-breaking temperatures were expected across the Cont...
14:48, 07/25/2019

A French Town’s Green Policies Aim to Win Over the Working-Class In a crumbling industrial area, a mayor turned his town into a vibrant laboratory of pragmatic green policies. After his election to the European Par...
11:32, 07/25/2019

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...
20:16, 07/24/2019

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...
03:32, 07/24/2019

Francesco Saverio Borrelli, Scourge of Italy’s Corrupt, Dies at 89 With 1,281 convictions, his landmark investigation, popularly known as Clean Hands, swept away the ruling class and helped transform Italian politics...
00:00, 07/24/2019

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability ...
13:00, 07/23/2019

French Submarine That Vanished in 1968 Is Found in the Mediterranean The Minerve wreckage was found by the same Norwegian-flagged vessel that last year located a submarine that had disappeared off Argentina’s coast wit...
19:32, 07/22/2019

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...
16:48, 07/22/2019

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...
16:48, 07/22/2019

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...
13:00, 07/22/2019

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...
07:32, 07/22/2019

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...
17:00, 07/21/2019

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 ...
16:48, 07/21/2019

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...
16:48, 07/21/2019

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...
13:32, 07/21/2019

An entire 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 ...
10:32, 07/21/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
10:48, 07/20/2019

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...
10:48, 07/20/2019

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 ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

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...
22:00, 07/19/2019

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 ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

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...
22:00, 07/19/2019

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...
17:32, 07/19/2019

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...
12:32, 07/19/2019

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 ...
23:48, 07/18/2019

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...
23:48, 07/18/2019

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...
23:48, 07/18/2019

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...
20:48, 07/18/2019

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,...
18:32, 07/18/2019

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...
14:16, 07/18/2019

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparabl...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Five Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

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...
22:00, 07/17/2019

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...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
20:48, 07/17/2019

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, 07/17/2019

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...
17:00, 07/17/2019

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...
23:32, 07/16/2019

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...
22:32, 07/16/2019

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 ...
21:00, 07/16/2019

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...
21:00, 07/16/2019

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...
18:32, 07/16/2019

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...
18:32, 07/16/2019

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...
18:32, 07/16/2019

How Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stor...
18:32, 07/16/2019

Italy police seized an air-to-air missile and Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons," including an air-to-air missile, and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former pol...
18:32, 07/16/2019

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...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the cou...
00:16, 07/16/2019

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...
15:48, 07/15/2019

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...
09:32, 07/15/2019

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...
02:00, 07/15/2019

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...
23:48, 07/14/2019

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 ...
23:48, 07/14/2019

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...
12:32, 07/14/2019

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...
12:32, 07/14/2019

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...
02:16, 07/14/2019

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...
17:16, 07/13/2019

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...
11:00, 07/13/2019

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...
22:48, 07/12/2019

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...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has landed in Ankara, in a move that sets up a potential showdown between Tur...
16:48, 07/12/2019

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...
05:00, 07/12/2019

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...
23:48, 07/11/2019

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...
22:32, 07/11/2019

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 ...
17:16, 07/11/2019

The Dangerous Art of Pyotr Pavlensky His spectacular acts of self-mutilation and vandalism have landed him in jail in both Russia and France — and blurred the lines among art, protest an...
12:48, 07/11/2019

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in...
12:48, 07/11/2019

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....
10:32, 07/11/2019

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...
09:16, 07/11/2019

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...
09:16, 07/11/2019

Search for Emanuela Orlandi, Missing for Three Decades, Leads to Vatican Cemetery Vatican officials on Thursday will open two tombs to determine whether 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared in 1983, could be buried inside....
06:48, 07/11/2019

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...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Death of American scientist who went missing on Greek island investigated as homicide Police in Greece say they have opened a homicide investigation in the case of an American scientist who went missing on the island of Crete a week ag...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for peopl...
19:48, 07/10/2019

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 ...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection R...
18:16, 07/10/2019

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 ...
11:32, 07/10/2019

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...
05:32, 07/10/2019

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 ...
03:48, 07/10/2019

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....
02:32, 07/10/2019

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...
16:48, 07/09/2019

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....
16:48, 07/09/2019

'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...
08:00, 07/09/2019

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...
01:48, 07/09/2019

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...
19:16, 07/08/2019

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...
00:32, 07/08/2019

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...
13:00, 07/07/2019

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...
13:00, 07/07/2019

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...
22:16, 07/06/2019

Judge Orders Madrid to Keep Fining Polluting Drivers The ruling reversed the conservative mayor’s suspension of fines for older car models that enter the center of Madrid, saying the low-emissions zone ...
17:16, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party member...
17:16, 07/06/2019

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...
17:16, 07/06/2019

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...
21:16, 07/05/2019

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...
19:00, 07/05/2019

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...
16:48, 07/05/2019

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...
14:32, 07/05/2019

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up De...
10:48, 07/05/2019

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...
02:00, 07/05/2019

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...
23:32, 07/04/2019

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...
23:32, 07/04/2019

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,...
03:48, 07/04/2019

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...
21:16, 07/03/2019

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messag...
13:48, 07/03/2019

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...
08:32, 07/03/2019

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...
08:32, 07/03/2019

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...
08:32, 07/03/2019

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 mig...
00:00, 07/03/2019

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the Eu...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Russian Navy Submarine Catches Fire, Killing 14 The lethal fire broke out at the same Arctic port as the Kursk nuclear submarine, which sank in 2000, and the navy was again slow to acknowledge the ...
21:48, 07/02/2019

E.U. Nominates Germany’s Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, for President of European Commission The nomination, along with the naming of Christine Lagarde as head of the European Central Bank, would put women in some of the most important Europe...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Plane Stowaway Found Dead After Plunge Into a London Backyard A man’s body fell to earth on a Heathrow Airport flight path. The police say he had probably hidden in a wheel well of an inbound Kenya Airways fligh...
14:32, 07/02/2019

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....
01:32, 07/02/2019

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing pos...
01:16, 07/02/2019

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 ...
19:32, 07/01/2019

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 ...
14:48, 07/01/2019

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the gui...
10:16, 06/30/2019

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...
18:32, 06/29/2019

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...
15:48, 06/29/2019

Italy Arrests Captain of Ship That Rescued Dozens of Migrants at Sea Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants dise...
11:32, 06/29/2019

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...
03:32, 06/29/2019

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...
02:16, 06/29/2019

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 ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

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...
19:16, 06/28/2019

French Court Paves Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes...
18:00, 06/28/2019

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...
17:32, 06/28/2019

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...
16:48, 06/28/2019

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously a...
13:16, 06/28/2019

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...
04:00, 06/28/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

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...
18:00, 06/27/2019

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...
08:00, 06/27/2019

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...
01:32, 06/27/2019

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at Pre...
01:00, 06/27/2019

U.N. Expert Calls for International Investigation Into Khashoggi Killing Agnes Callamard, the United Nations expert on extrajudicial killings, excoriated the world body for its “paralysis” in the killing of a journalist, J...
01:00, 06/27/2019

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...
19:32, 06/26/2019

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...
16:48, 06/26/2019

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...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
18:32, 06/25/2019

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...
17:48, 06/25/2019

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...
17:48, 06/25/2019

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...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Death in Ice Valley: New clues in Isdal Woman mystery A man who may have seen the Isdal Woman on the way to her death; a police officer bitter that the case was shut down - new leads in a 49-year-old puz...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 19...
04:16, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were a...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Hats Like Sneezes, Playing at Aristocracy and Other Notes From Royal Ascot An innocent went to the races, a major event on the British social calendar, in search of answers about class, nostalgia and the state of England tod...
02:32, 06/25/2019

U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Order for Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion Days after a British judge ruled it was in the best interests of a developmentally disabled woman to have an abortion, the Court of Appeal decided in...
02:32, 06/25/2019

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...
17:16, 06/24/2019

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...
15:48, 06/24/2019

'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...
00:16, 06/24/2019

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...
23:00, 06/23/2019

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...
17:32, 06/23/2019

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Laplan...
06:48, 06/23/2019

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migra...
15:16, 06/22/2019

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...
13:16, 06/22/2019

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...
07:16, 06/22/2019

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 ...
01:32, 06/22/2019

'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...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedur...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune...
13:00, 06/21/2019

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...
08:32, 06/21/2019

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...
00:16, 06/21/2019

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...
00:16, 06/21/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal rais...
00:16, 06/21/2019

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...
21:48, 06/20/2019

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the cen...
17:00, 06/20/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your...
01:16, 06/20/2019

A British church apologized after it asked an autistic boy 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 songs in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a ...
01:16, 06/20/2019

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer’s letter to the dean went...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Four to Face Murder Charges in Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Three of those charged have ties to Russian military and intelligence agencies, and the indictment also suggests the involvement of an aide to Vladim...
18:48, 06/19/2019

The MH17 Charges, Explained Four men were charged with murder for an attack on a plane in 2014. What happened then, who are the defendants and what does it have to do with Russi...
18:48, 06/19/2019

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...
17:48, 06/19/2019

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 ...
17:48, 06/19/2019

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...
17:48, 06/19/2019

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....
14:16, 06/19/2019

U.N. Expert Calls for Investigating Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing There is “credible evidence” suggesting that an investigation should be carried out into whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was inv...
12:48, 06/19/2019

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...
12:16, 06/19/2019

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...
00:48, 06/19/2019

'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...
17:32, 06/18/2019

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...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Man Who Threw Milkshake at Nigel Farage Must Pay Him £350 Paul Crowther was sentenced in court after pleading guilty to assault for dousing the Brexit Party leader during a European Parliament elections camp...
17:16, 06/18/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

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...
03:00, 06/18/2019

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....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analys...
18:16, 06/17/2019

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...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is embo...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back roo...
12:32, 06/15/2019

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!...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israe...
03:16, 06/15/2019

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...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed...
19:16, 06/14/2019

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...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
14:16, 06/14/2019

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...
10:16, 06/14/2019

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...
22:16, 06/13/2019

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...
21:16, 06/13/2019

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...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Explosions on two oil tankers near Iran send oil prices 2% higher Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies...
19:48, 06/13/2019

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 shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-he...
16:48, 06/13/2019

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...
16:48, 06/13/2019

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...
15:00, 06/13/2019

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...
15:00, 06/13/2019

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...
13:00, 06/13/2019

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...
01:00, 06/13/2019