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09/03/2015 02:50 PM
Migrants refuse to leave Hungary train
Scuffles break out west of Budapest as police try to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp, while European leaders wrangle over the growing refugee crisis.
09/03/2015 10:39 AM
Farmers stage Paris tractor protest
Hundreds of French farmers and more than 1,300 tractors converge on central Paris in the latest protest by French farmers over collapsing incomes.
09/03/2015 02:34 PM
UK reporters freed from Turkish jail
Two Vice News British journalists arrested in Turkey on terror charges are being released from prison, but their translator remains in custody.
09/03/2015 02:54 PM
ECB cuts growth and inflation outlook
The European Central Bank cuts its forecasts for growth and inflation in the eurozone for 2015 and the next two years.
09/03/2015 02:10 PM
Bayern plan refugees 'training camp'
Football giants Bayern Munich are to set up a 'training camp' to help refugees coming into Germany.
09/03/2015 12:35 PM
Alcohol price plans face further delay
Plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland face further delay, following an initial ruling by Europe's highest court.
09/02/2015 09:29 PM
France drops Arafat poisoning probe
French judges say they have dropped an investigation into claims that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned.
09/02/2015 02:40 PM
Children paralysed in polio outbreak
Two children have been paralysed in the first outbreak of polio in Europe for five years, the World Health Organization says.
09/03/2015 06:40 AM
Three sisters give birth on same day
Three Irish sisters all give birth on the same day, in the same hospital, while a fourth sister who is also pregnant was days overdue.
09/03/2015 07:36 AM
Higher profits in the air for Easyjet
Easyjet raises its full-year profit forecast to between £675m and £700m after enjoying a better-than-expected August.
09/02/2015 03:17 PM
Man arrested for deadly Paris fire
French police arrest a man suspected of starting a fire that killed eight people, including two children, in northern Paris.
09/02/2015 07:08 PM
Lotus set to race at Italian GP
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.
09/03/2015 01:12 PM
Caretaker turns school into gallery
Former art teacher is still painting the school walls at the age of 90.
09/02/2015 11:22 AM
Turkey paper's blank column protest
Turkish newspaper highlights media restrictions on its front page.
09/02/2015 11:22 AM
New ranges send Lego sales soaring
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges help Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.
09/01/2015 03:52 PM
Portugal bank sell-off hits snag
Portugal's central bank misses its deadline to sell Novo Banco, a bank created after the collapse of one of the country's second-biggest lender.
07/09/2015 03:20 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs debate the crisis in Greece with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
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.
08/27/2015 07:51 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.
08/25/2015 10:33 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
08/14/2015 12:12 PM
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
08/05/2015 01:17 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
03/26/2015 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.
07/15/2015 04:30 PM
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.
08/12/2015 01:43 PM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
08/05/2015 03:06 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
08/11/2015 10:19 AM
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
08/04/2015 03:59 PM
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
08/05/2015 02:31 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
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
07/15/2015 01:29 PM
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
08/27/2015 06:55 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
08/18/2015 02:23 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.
07/08/2015 08:01 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
07/16/2015 09:08 AM
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
08/11/2015 02:26 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
09/03/2015 12:24 PM
VIDEO: Chaos as police stop Hungary migrant train
Hungarian riot police try to force migrants and refugees off a packed train that had left Budapest's international rail station.
09/03/2015 12:31 PM
VIDEO: Migrant crisis 'is a German problem'
Europe migrant crisis: Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban says the crisis is "not a European problem, it is a German problem"
09/03/2015 11:21 AM
VIDEO: Hungary lets migrants into rail station
Hungarian police have opened the international railway station in Budapest to migrants who have been camped outside since Tuesday.
09/03/2015 11:11 AM
VIDEO: Tractor protest descends on Paris
French farmers protesting about bureaucracy and collapsing incomes have taken a convoy of tractors into the outskirts of Paris.
09/02/2015 10:40 PM
VIDEO: 'We need Europeans to save us'
In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.
09/02/2015 12:02 PM
VIDEO: 'We were locked in, in the dark'
Up to 2,000 Eurostar passengers have had their journeys disrupted after migrants in Calais got on to tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France.
09/02/2015 11:05 PM
VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians
The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.
09/02/2015 09:36 PM
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal wows crowds in Venice
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal apparently found it difficult to tear himself away from adoring fans as he arrived for the 72nd Venice Film Festival.
09/02/2015 11:05 PM
Hodei: The man who vanished
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months
09/02/2015 03:13 PM
Just how far is Russia bolstering Assad?
Just how far is Russia bolstering Assad?
09/02/2015 01:14 AM
Turks question escalation in Kurdish tensions
Turks voice anger as blood is being shed in Kurdish conflict
09/02/2015 12:19 AM
The last woman who makes sea silk
The last woman who makes sea silk, a cloth that cannot be sold
09/01/2015 11:22 PM
One day across destination Europe
Twenty-four hours of Europe's migrant crisis
09/02/2015 12:27 AM
Demand to open doors to Syrians spreading online
Is sympathy for Syrians spreading online?
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