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12/21/2014 11:36 PM
Driver attacks French pedestrians
A driver shouting the Islamic phrase "God is great" in Arabic runs down pedestrians in the French city of Dijon, injuring 11, French media say.
12/22/2014 05:41 AM
Austrian crooner Udo Juergens dies
Udo Juergens, one of the best-known pop stars in the German-speaking world and winner of Eurovision in 1966, dies at the age of 80.
12/20/2014 01:22 PM
Russians 'will not cave in' to West
Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
12/19/2014 08:17 PM
Turkey issues warrant for Gulen
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.
12/20/2014 10:56 PM
'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot in France
Police in central France shoot dead a man who injured three officers at a police station whilst reportedly shouting "God is great!" in Arabic.
12/19/2014 06:03 PM
Belarus moves to protect currency
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.
12/19/2014 06:01 PM
Greek MP alleges 3m euro vote bribe
A Greek MP says he was offered a bribe worth 3m euros in order to vote for the government's candidate in a critical presidential vote.
12/19/2014 09:48 AM
Man crashes car into Spain party HQ
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
12/19/2014 01:07 PM
Russia warns US over sanctions bill
Russia has warned that a new US law authorising fresh sanctions against Moscow could damage relations between the two countries "for a long time".
12/19/2014 12:24 PM
Mayor approves £175m garden bridge
A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.
12/19/2014 09:27 AM
7ft marine reptile fossil beach find
An amateur fossil hunter has unearthed a 7ft skeleton of a carnivorous marine reptile on a beach in south Wales.
12/19/2014 05:36 PM
Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.
12/18/2014 05:05 PM
Aer Lingus rejects bid by BA owner
British Airways owner IAG says that Irish carrier Aer Lingus has rejected its takeover offer.
12/18/2014 01:29 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs ratify an EU-Georgia trade deal on the final day of the December plenary session.
11/11/2014 02:47 PM
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.
11/12/2014 12:22 PM
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
11/11/2014 03:18 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
11/25/2014 02:50 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.
11/11/2014 03:55 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.
11/12/2014 04:14 PM
France country profile
Provides an overview of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
11/05/2014 12:05 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
11/25/2014 03:41 PM
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
11/18/2014 03:50 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
11/11/2014 11:58 AM
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
12/09/2014 11:50 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
11/21/2014 12:00 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
11/25/2014 01:05 PM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
11/17/2014 11:39 AM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
11/28/2014 04:32 PM
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
11/11/2014 03:26 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
11/18/2014 04:25 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.
12/03/2014 03:58 PM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
12/09/2014 02:48 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
12/15/2014 05:21 PM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
11/28/2014 04:17 PM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
11/12/2014 12:38 PM
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
11/10/2014 03:51 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
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
03/22/2014 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
12/10/2014 03:54 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
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
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
12/21/2014 06:36 AM
VIDEO: Knife attacker is shot dead in France
A man has been killed by police near the city of Tours in central France, after attacking officers with a knife.
12/21/2014 06:40 AM
VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David
The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.
12/21/2014 03:31 PM
VIDEO: Romania's president sworn in
Romania's parliament is swearing the country's new president, the pro-Western Klaus Iohannis.
12/20/2014 05:19 PM
VIDEO: Month-old cheetahs 'doing well'
Four cheetah cubs born at Prague zoo in November are doing well, according to keepers.
12/19/2014 11:12 AM
VIDEO: Farmers burn Merkel effigy at protest
Farmers burn an effigy of German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the EU Commission building in Brussels during an anti-trade deal protest.
12/19/2014 12:13 PM
VIDEO: What do Germans think of migration?
Germany has more immigrants than the UK and also has divided opinions on migrants heading there.
12/19/2014 11:38 AM
VIDEO: European political week in 60 seconds
Highlights of the European political week include a new EU budget and road tolls for foreigners on German roads.
12/19/2014 11:23 AM
VIDEO: Lithuania: Four currencies in 25 years
Lithuania is the latest nation about to join the euro currency as it prepares to swap over from litas.
12/22/2014 02:23 AM
Germany wants more women in boardroom
Germany's drive to promote more women in business
12/22/2014 01:13 AM
The mystery of Chopin's death
His pickled heart has provided scientists with few answers
12/20/2014 12:25 AM
Hacker wars in the Ukraine conflict
Virtual battle for eastern Ukraine
12/20/2014 12:19 AM
How 12 days of Christmas have become 12 pubs
How 12 days of Christmas have become 12 pubs - in one night
12/19/2014 12:19 AM
De-radicalising Sweden's neo-Nazis
Deradicalising Sweden's neo-Nazis
12/19/2014 10:38 AM
Trade deal protest falls on deaf ears
Protest against EU-US trade deal falls on deaf ears
12/18/2014 03:52 PM
Is migrant exploitation still rife?
Is UK exploitation of migrant workers still widespread?
12/19/2014 10:25 AM
'Sierra Leone has become part of me'
Emotional departure for Northern Irish football manager
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