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07/03/2015 05:03 PM
Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls on voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, as a legal challenge to the vote is rejected.
07/03/2015 04:25 PM
Silence held to honour Tunisia dead
The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.
07/03/2015 10:11 AM
Iceland makes blasphemy legal
Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.
07/03/2015 12:18 PM
Dutch police detain 200 after riot
Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.
07/03/2015 01:19 AM
Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
07/03/2015 04:54 PM
France rejects Assange 'asylum plea'
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
07/03/2015 10:20 AM
Eurozone economic growth speeds up
Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.
07/03/2015 10:35 AM
Uber suspends UberPOP in France
Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi hailing app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde.
07/03/2015 02:15 PM
Shell to start Arctic oil drilling
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.
07/03/2015 12:21 AM
CO2 emissions threaten ocean crisis
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
07/03/2015 01:25 PM
Lockerbie families lose appeal fight
Relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims will not be allowed to pursue an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the crime, a court rules.
07/02/2015 03:53 PM
French woman jailed for baby murders
A court in northern France sentences a woman to nine years in prison for killing eight of her newborn babies between over a decade.
07/03/2015 11:08 AM
Ronaldo's 'adopted son' joins Sporting Lisbon
Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.
07/03/2015 12:07 PM
WW2 tank seized from man's cellar
German army removes haul of military hardware from 78-year-old's home.
07/02/2015 07:33 AM
Greece contagion risk 'low' for UK
Sir Jon Cunliffe, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, tells the BBC Greece is in a "very dangerous situation", but says actions have been taken in the UK to prevent contagion.
07/01/2015 12:42 PM
UK outlook 'worsens' on Greece crisis
The outlook for the UK's financial stability has worsened in the light of events in Greece, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
06/29/2015 01:05 PM
VIDEO: European Commission
President Juncker makes a statement on the situation in Greece.
03/18/2015 12:12 PM
Albania profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country
02/10/2015 04:26 PM
Andorra country profile
Provides an overview of Andorra, including key events and facts.
03/09/2015 05:04 PM
Armenia country profile
Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
02/26/2015 11:58 AM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
06/15/2015 10:08 AM
Azerbaijan country profile
Provides an overview of Azerbaijan, including key events and facts.
02/10/2015 04:16 PM
Belarus country profile
Provides an overview of Belarus, including key events and facts about this east European country
04/02/2015 10:46 AM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
03/18/2015 12:59 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
04/16/2015 10:14 AM
Bulgaria country profile
Provides an overview of Bulgaria, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
01/12/2015 08:59 AM
Croatia country profile
Provides an overview of Croatia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
03/26/2015 02:50 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
02/26/2015 04:15 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.
06/19/2015 09:14 AM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
03/03/2015 01:25 PM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
04/23/2015 09:31 AM
Finland country profile
Provides an overview of Finland, including key events and facts about this northern European country.
01/19/2015 12:01 PM
France country profile
Provides an overview of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/05/2015 10:59 AM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
02/25/2015 02:37 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
06/29/2015 04:42 PM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
06/18/2015 02:38 PM
Hungary country profile
Provides an overview of Hungary, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
03/17/2015 01:42 PM
Iceland country profile
Provides an overview of Iceland, including key events and facts
05/26/2015 11:35 AM
Ireland country profile
Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
05/05/2015 10:30 AM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
06/11/2015 02:37 PM
Latvia profile
Provides an overview of Latvia, including key events and facts about this country which lies on the Baltic Sea
05/20/2015 10:52 AM
Liechtenstein country profile
Provides an overview of Liechtenstein, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
01/02/2015 08:55 AM
Lithuania country profile
Provides an overview of Lithuania, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic Sea
06/11/2015 03:00 PM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
03/09/2015 04:13 PM
Macedonia country profile
Provides an overview of Macedonia, including key events and facts about this European country
02/10/2015 03:06 PM
Malta country profile
Provides an overview of Malta, including key events and facts about this small island state in the Mediterranean Sea
06/12/2015 11:13 AM
Moldova country profile
Provides an overview of Moldova, including key events and facts about this small eastern European country
03/17/2015 12:06 PM
Monaco country profile
Provides an overview of Monaco, including key events and facts about tiny kingdom on the Mediterranean Sea
03/09/2015 04:40 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
03/10/2015 01:36 PM
Netherlands profile
Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country
02/04/2015 04:11 PM
Norway profile
Provides an overview of Norway, including key events and facts about this north European country
05/26/2015 09:15 AM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
04/22/2015 01:28 PM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
06/05/2015 11:36 AM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
06/19/2015 11:31 AM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
02/10/2015 03:33 PM
San Marino country profile
Provides an overview of San Marino, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
03/18/2015 11:43 AM
Serbia country profile
Provides an overview of Serbia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
04/22/2015 01:40 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
03/13/2015 03:00 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
05/26/2015 11:13 AM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
04/22/2015 12:52 PM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/22/2015 03:30 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
06/02/2015 03:50 PM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
02/12/2015 11:14 AM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
05/14/2015 09:14 AM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
06/16/2015 10:48 AM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
03/16/2015 02:05 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
01/15/2015 12:05 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
03/16/2015 11:44 AM
Channel Islands profile
An overview of the Channel Islands, which are possessions of the British Crown and have independent administrations
12/09/2014 04:27 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
12/11/2014 03:39 PM
Corsica profile
A profile of the Mediterranean island that has been part of France since the eighteenth century
03/13/2015 01:37 PM
Crimea profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for the semi-autonomous region of Ukraine
02/25/2015 06:44 PM
Dagestan profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Dagestan, including key events and facts about this diverse and volatile republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
02/19/2015 11:21 AM
Faroe Islands profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this island belonging of Denmark
03/16/2015 01:32 PM
Gibraltar profile
Provides and overview of Gibraltar, plus key facts and dates for this British territory which is claimed by Spain
02/19/2015 01:24 PM
Greenland profile
Provides an overview of Greenland, including key events and facts about this Danish dependent territory
03/12/2015 04:58 PM
Ingushetia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Ingushetia, including key events and facts about this republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
03/12/2015 03:16 PM
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
01/29/2015 05:37 PM
Kabardino-Balkaria profile
Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this Russian republic
03/12/2015 02:11 PM
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
03/12/2015 02:44 PM
Karachay-Cherkessia profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key dates for this Russian republic
11/11/2014 04:50 PM
Kosovo profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008
03/12/2015 01:42 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events in this break-away republic completely surrounded by Azerbaijan
03/12/2015 03:40 PM
North Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory
03/12/2015 04:21 PM
South Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which has claimed independence from Georgia
03/17/2015 11:39 AM
Trans-Dniester profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this break-away region which has proclaimed independence from Moldova
07/03/2015 03:50 PM
VIDEO: Greece crisis: 'Every day it's getting worse'
A bar owner from the Greek island of Aegina tells the BBC about his fears for the future, and why he might vote 'yes' in Sunday's referendum.
07/02/2015 11:14 PM
VIDEO: Views from a Greek fish market
Yianna Sorou runs a fishmonger's at a market in Aegina, a popular holiday destination among Greeks.
07/01/2015 05:13 PM
VIDEO: Three seconds to explain Greek crisis?
The BBC's Robert Peston attempts to explain the Greek debt crisis as simply as possible.
07/02/2015 08:29 AM
VIDEO: Greece crisis: How will Greeks vote?
BBC presenter Ros Atkins has been exploring how Greeks will vote in Sunday's referendum and why.
07/01/2015 11:16 PM
VIDEO: Tense standoff over new Moscow church
The construction of a new Russian Orthodox chapel in a Moscow park has sparked a round-the-clock protest by local residents
07/03/2015 05:11 AM
VIDEO: Ice lollies to keep zoo animals cool
Zoo animals across Europe are being fed frozen treats to keep them cool and hydrated during the current heatwave.
07/02/2015 05:12 AM
VIDEO: Replica 18th Century ship due in US
The French frigate Hermione is a replica of a ship that sailed to the US in the 18th Century and is recreating that journey.
07/02/2015 12:41 PM
VIDEO: May in France for Calais strike talks
Home Secretary Theresa May has been meeting her French counterpart in Paris to discuss the strikes by ferry workers at Calais.
07/02/2015 11:01 PM
What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?
What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?
07/03/2015 12:49 PM
Germans count cost of propping up Greece
German media gripped by Greek debt worries
07/02/2015 05:50 PM
Greek splits threaten Syriza coalition
Greek parties in power threatened by euro referendum
07/03/2015 07:11 AM
Putting the Greek back into Stoicism
How the Stoics would cope with the Greek crisis
07/01/2015 11:38 PM
How I was de-radicalised
How one man showed me Islam and the West are not at war
07/01/2015 02:57 PM
Heatstroke - the heatwave killer
Heatstroke risk in sweltering Europe
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