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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

The latest stories from the Europe section of the BBC News web site.


10/25/2014 02:04 PM
Mass protest over Italy job reforms
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.
10/25/2014 04:05 PM
Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
10/25/2014 05:36 PM
Russian clocks go back for last time
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
10/24/2014 09:01 PM
Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
10/24/2014 06:04 PM
Yellow powder sparks security alerts
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
10/24/2014 09:28 AM
Sweden calls off search for sub
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
10/24/2014 08:59 AM
EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
10/24/2014 03:16 PM
Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.
10/23/2014 11:39 PM
Spanish art gems head for UK town
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
10/23/2014 11:01 PM
Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk
A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.
10/23/2014 07:28 PM
Kosovo minister in key Serbia visit
Enver Hoxhaj becomes the first minister from Kosovo to officially visit Serbia since his country unilaterally seceded in 2008.
10/23/2014 08:08 AM
Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
10/24/2014 10:51 AM
The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
10/23/2014 11:45 PM
Roman gums 'healthier than ours'
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.
10/22/2014 12:44 PM
Microsoft smartphones to drop Nokia
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new smartphones, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish firm's mobile devices unit.
10/22/2014 12:21 PM
Glaxo shares up as profits beat hopes
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
10/16/2014 02:22 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
06/12/2014 10:48 AM
Albania profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country
05/01/2014 03:53 PM
Andorra country profile
Provides an overview of Andorra, including key events and facts.
08/01/2014 07:34 PM
Armenia country profile
Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
09/10/2014 03:45 PM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
10/14/2014 11:03 AM
Azerbaijan country profile
Provides an overview of Azerbaijan, including key events and facts.
04/02/2014 01:22 PM
Belarus country profile
Provides an overview of Belarus, including key events and facts about this east European country
10/11/2014 05:35 PM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
10/17/2014 03:35 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
10/07/2014 11:46 AM
Bulgaria country profile
Provides an overview of Bulgaria, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
05/08/2014 01:15 PM
Croatia country profile
Provides an overview of Croatia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
03/11/2014 03:26 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
08/14/2014 02:00 PM
Czech Republic profile
Provides an overview of the Czech Republic, including key events and facts about this European country which was part of the former Czechoslovakia.
05/01/2014 04:09 PM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
09/09/2014 11:01 AM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
06/25/2014 04:29 PM
Finland country profile
Provides an overview of Finland, including key events and facts about this northern European country.
07/03/2014 02:30 PM
France country profile
Provides an overview of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
05/05/2014 04:30 PM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
05/22/2014 11:10 AM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
09/08/2014 11:59 AM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
04/10/2014 11:34 AM
Hungary country profile
Provides an overview of Hungary, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
05/01/2014 03:37 PM
Iceland country profile
Provides an overview of Iceland, including key events and facts
04/10/2014 02:22 PM
Ireland country profile
Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
09/11/2014 03:17 PM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
10/02/2014 02:30 PM
Latvia profile
Provides an overview of Latvia, including key events and facts about this country which lies on the Baltic Sea
11/05/2013 03:17 PM
Liechtenstein country profile
Provides an overview of Liechtenstein, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
05/14/2014 03:31 PM
Lithuania country profile
Provides an overview of Lithuania, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic Sea
09/11/2014 03:34 PM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
06/23/2014 10:59 AM
Macedonia country profile
Provides an overview of Macedonia, including key events and facts about this European country
01/31/2014 12:25 PM
Malta country profile
Provides an overview of Malta, including key events and facts about this small island state in the Mediterranean Sea
03/20/2014 11:56 AM
Moldova country profile
Provides an overview of Moldova, including key events and facts about this small eastern European country
05/14/2014 10:16 AM
Monaco country profile
Provides an overview of Monaco, including key events and facts about tiny kingdom on the Mediterranean Sea
01/31/2014 12:27 PM
Montenegro country profile
Provides an overview of Montenegro, including key events and facts about this Mediterranean country which used to be part of the former Yugoslavia
06/10/2014 12:22 PM
Netherlands profile
Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country
06/10/2014 03:20 PM
Norway profile
Provides an overview of Norway, including key events and facts about this north European country
09/10/2014 11:41 AM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
09/11/2014 02:20 PM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
06/25/2014 02:22 PM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
05/21/2014 11:50 AM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
05/14/2014 11:50 AM
San Marino country profile
Provides an overview of San Marino, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
05/07/2014 02:43 PM
Serbia country profile
Provides an overview of Serbia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
03/18/2014 02:53 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
09/08/2014 01:55 PM
Slovenia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovenia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
10/14/2014 11:30 AM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
10/07/2014 09:34 AM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
02/09/2014 07:46 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
08/28/2014 10:50 AM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
08/28/2014 09:38 AM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
09/19/2014 08:36 AM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
10/06/2014 09:18 AM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
06/03/2014 02:50 PM
Abkhazia profile
A profile of Abkhazia, which declared itself independent but which Georgia considers a break-away region
11/22/2011 11:39 AM
Regions and territories: Ajaria
An overview of Ajaria including key facts, political leaders and notes on the media
10/14/2014 01:48 PM
Catalonia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Catalonia, including key events and facts about this culturally and politically distinct region of Spain.
04/28/2011 09:31 AM
Regions and territories: Ceuta, Melilla
A profile of the Spanish north African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla
10/05/2013 08:00 AM
Channel Islands profile
An overview of the Channel Islands, which are possessions of the British Crown and have independent administrations
03/18/2014 04:36 PM
Chechnya profile
Provides an overview, key facts and history of this Russian republic which was the scene of a major separatist conflict in the 1990s
01/10/2012 02:24 PM
Regions and territories: Corsica
An overview of Corsica including key facts and notes on the media
03/22/2014 10:59 AM
Crimea profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for the semi-autonomous region of Ukraine
10/05/2013 08:23 AM
Dagestan profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Dagestan, including key events and facts about this diverse and volatile republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
10/05/2013 08:46 AM
Faroe Islands profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this island belonging of Denmark
04/02/2014 03:07 PM
Gibraltar profile
Provides and overview of Gibraltar, plus key facts and dates for this British territory which is claimed by Spain
10/03/2014 02:06 PM
Greenland profile
Provides an overview of Greenland, including key events and facts about this Danish dependent territory
10/17/2013 01:57 PM
Ingushetia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Ingushetia, including key events and facts about this republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
10/05/2013 09:01 AM
Isle of Man profile
Provides an overview of the Isle of Man, including key events and facts about this wealthy possession of the British Crown
10/05/2013 11:51 AM
Kabardino-Balkaria profile
Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this Russian republic
10/05/2013 11:56 AM
Kaliningrad profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this Russian exclave
11/29/2011 09:56 AM
Regions and territories: Kalmykia
Key facts, dates and events
10/05/2013 11:56 AM
Karachay-Cherkessia profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key dates for this Russian republic
07/17/2014 10:30 AM
Kosovo profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008
10/05/2013 12:10 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events in this break-away republic completely surrounded by Azerbaijan
10/05/2013 01:04 PM
North Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory
10/17/2013 01:23 PM
South Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which has claimed independence from Georgia
03/20/2014 12:12 PM
Trans-Dniester profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this break-away region which has proclaimed independence from Moldova
10/24/2014 03:51 PM
VIDEO: Top EU officials bid farewell
The presidents of the European Council and European Commission have delivered farewell speeches as they prepare to hand power over to their successors.
10/23/2014 11:08 PM
VIDEO: Spirit of revolution simmers in Kiev
Steve Rosenberg visits Kiev to see how the recent violence in Ukraine has had an impact on who is running for parliament.
10/23/2014 10:07 AM
VIDEO: Will EU back UK's immigration plans?
As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.
10/22/2014 10:26 PM
VIDEO: Juncker firm on EU migration rules
Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.
10/22/2014 11:43 PM
VIDEO: Ukraine elections: 'We've had enough of looking east'
Ukrainians go to the polls this weekend in a key parliamentary election. The BBC's Steve Rosenberg is reporting from across the country.
10/22/2014 10:33 AM
VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.
10/22/2014 11:00 AM
VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.
10/21/2014 06:56 PM
VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
10/24/2014 11:21 PM
Picasso Museum sees grand reopening
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
10/24/2014 12:22 PM
Austria unveils WW2 deserters' memorial
Austria finally remembers deserters from Hitler's army
10/24/2014 01:04 PM
Ukraine vote could push the country into chaos
Ukraine's vote could bring conflict, not peace
10/24/2014 12:36 AM
Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage
A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
10/24/2014 09:48 AM
UK caught up in new EU budget row
UK budget row clouds Brussels summit
10/23/2014 02:57 PM
Cracks emerge in Hungary's ruling party
Divisions in Viktor Orban's ruling party in Hungary
10/24/2014 12:42 AM
What to look for in Ukraine's election
What to look for in Ukraine's parliamentary election
10/24/2014 08:19 AM
What was lurking in Sweden's waters?
What was lurking in Sweden's waters?
10/23/2014 03:00 PM
Belgian police in empty box protest
Belgian police fired up over pensions not CO2
10/23/2014 12:37 AM
Ukraine rebels dream of New Russia
Ukraine rebels fight on to keep dream alive
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