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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


10/31/2014 06:45 PM
Reduced EU sea mission set to go
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.
10/31/2014 12:57 PM
Hungary scraps controversial web tax
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
10/31/2014 04:26 PM
Pompeii relic returned 50 years on
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
10/31/2014 01:08 AM
Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
10/31/2014 01:08 PM
French radio station catches fire
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
10/31/2014 11:32 AM
Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
10/31/2014 11:08 AM
French town bans clowns after scares
A mayor in the south of France bans clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns.
10/31/2014 01:09 PM
Man fined over Ebola flight joke
A man arrested over "a sick joke" about Ebola on a Dublin-bound plane is ordered to pay 2,500 euros (£1,963) to charity to avoid a criminal conviction.
10/31/2014 02:00 PM
Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.
10/30/2014 01:34 PM
IPCC debates 'most important' report
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
10/31/2014 01:15 PM
Polygamous man 'wants 50 children'
The Turkish man already has 32 children and four wives, despite polygamy being outlawed in the country.
10/30/2014 04:52 PM
Pirate Bay founder gets jail term
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
10/30/2014 10:47 AM
UK rubbish heats Danish homes
Denmark is burning hundreds of thousands of tonnes of British waste, in order to make energy for heating.
10/30/2014 04:14 PM
Football bosses carved in pumpkins
A football fan carves pumpkin versions of Manchester's two Premier League managers ahead of their clubs' derby match on Halloween weekend.
10/31/2014 12:16 PM
Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4%
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.
10/29/2014 02:35 PM
Diageo puts investment plans on ice
The biggest firm in Scotch whisky production, Diageo, is reviewing its investment plans due to weakened demand around the world.
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
10/31/2014 06:47 AM
VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.
10/30/2014 06:14 PM
VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana
The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.
10/29/2014 09:56 PM
VIDEO: Newly-lit Sistine Chapel is unveiled
The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
10/30/2014 11:41 AM
VIDEO: Brits love Borgen, but cannot pronounce it
How the Borgen legacy of Birgitte Nyborg, Kasper Juul and others live on for some in Danish circles.
10/29/2014 09:32 AM
VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.
10/28/2014 04:51 PM
VIDEO: 'I'm delighted the children are here'
The British businessman whose wartime actions saved hundreds of children from the Nazis has been honoured with the Czech Republic's highest award.
10/28/2014 04:07 AM
VIDEO: Greek shipwreck yields ancient finds
Divers have discovered cargo from an ancient Greek shipwreck near the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Italy.
10/28/2014 08:13 AM
VIDEO: New supercomputer for Met Office
Funding has been confirmed for a £97m supercomputer to improve the Met Office's weather forecasting and climate modelling.
11/01/2014 12:01 AM
Are Corsica's days of militants and the mafia over?
Are Corsica's days of the mafia and militants over?
11/01/2014 12:41 AM
An unlikely naval battle remembered
The unlikely WWI naval battle fought off Chile
10/31/2014 01:02 AM
Ukraine's 'cyborg' defenders at Donetsk airport
Where Ukraine's battle goes on despite ceasefire
10/31/2014 12:06 AM
The channel that's spiced up French TV
The TV station that's spiced up the French airwaves
10/31/2014 09:58 AM
The Italian city that wants a divorce
Why Trieste wants to break away from Italy
10/31/2014 04:09 PM
IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts
Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past
10/31/2014 12:59 AM
Timothy Spall: How I became Turner
How Timothy Spall created 400 artworks for his latest film
10/30/2014 11:02 AM
Russian group Memorial under threat
Threat to group remembering Soviet-era repression
10/30/2014 12:29 AM
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers
10/30/2014 03:00 PM
Russian planes test Nato defences
Why Russian planes are keeping Nato pilots busy
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