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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


04/17/2014 09:48 PM
Deal struck to calm Ukraine crisis
Russia, Ukraine, the US and the European Union say all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukraine at talks in Geneva.
04/17/2014 01:20 PM
German media boss criticises Google
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
04/17/2014 10:33 PM
Channel Tunnel train delay 'chaos'
Hundreds of Channel Tunnel rail passengers are stuck at stations after a series of problems caused delays to UK-France services.
04/17/2014 02:33 PM
Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
04/17/2014 04:31 PM
Pensioners could get death estimate
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
04/17/2014 02:51 PM
Cologne eviction 'hits tenants rights'
A man is evicted after a battle to keep his flat, turning him into a figurehead for German tenants' rights.
04/17/2014 09:17 AM
Marathon speed crackdown in Belgium
There is a huge response to a speeding crackdown in Belgium, with thousands of people participating.
04/17/2014 07:13 AM
China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau
French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales.
04/16/2014 11:04 PM
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
04/16/2014 04:39 PM
Head of oldest African park shot
The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park - Virunga in the Democratic Republic of Congo - is shot and wounded in an ambush.
04/16/2014 03:47 PM
EU approves alien species blacklist
The European Parliament has approved new legislation to stem the spread of invasive species such as "killer" shrimp or Japanese knotweed.
04/15/2014 02:46 PM
VIDEO: Tackling the world's coldest marathon
The world's hardest, and coldest, marathon has taken place at Russia's Barneo Ice Station in the geographic North Pole.
04/15/2014 07:34 AM
Australia: Napoleon artefacts stolen
Rare artefacts connected to Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair, are stolen from a museum in Australia, local police say.
04/17/2014 09:12 AM
Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
04/16/2014 01:29 PM
Starbucks to move European HQ to UK
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
04/16/2014 01:35 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
11/26/2013 12:41 PM
Albania profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country
06/19/2013 10:23 AM
Andorra country profile
Provides an overview of Andorra, including key events and facts.
11/05/2013 04:13 PM
Armenia country profile
Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
10/01/2013 10:46 AM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
10/18/2013 02:16 PM
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
01/09/2014 12:50 PM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
03/14/2014 02:53 PM
Bosnia-Hercegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
01/01/2014 05:07 PM
Bulgaria country profile
Provides an overview of Bulgaria, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
07/24/2013 10:43 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
03/11/2014 03:26 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
01/29/2014 02:40 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.
07/03/2013 08:10 AM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
11/05/2013 03:46 PM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
07/03/2013 12:27 PM
Finland country profile
Provides an overview of Finland, including key events and facts about this northern European country.
01/14/2014 05:20 PM
France country profile
Provides an overview of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
08/14/2013 03:04 PM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
12/17/2013 03:40 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
12/25/2013 05:50 PM
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
05/24/2013 10:43 AM
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.
02/27/2014 02:47 PM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
04/10/2014 02:56 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
09/24/2013 02:45 PM
Lithuania country profile
Provides an overview of Lithuania, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic Sea
12/12/2013 10:21 AM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
04/02/2014 10:35 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
07/03/2013 10:40 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
10/11/2013 10:59 AM
Netherlands profile
Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country
12/05/2013 05:40 PM
Norway profile
Provides an overview of Norway, including key events and facts about this north European country
04/02/2014 02:23 PM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
11/27/2013 10:33 AM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
01/01/2014 04:33 PM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
03/19/2014 10:12 AM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
07/03/2013 10:45 AM
San Marino country profile
Provides an overview of San Marino, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
03/18/2014 11:35 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
03/18/2014 02:53 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
01/31/2014 01:03 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
02/25/2014 04:12 PM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
07/03/2013 02:22 PM
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
03/18/2014 03:03 PM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
03/11/2014 10:25 AM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
04/10/2014 04:50 PM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
03/14/2014 03:24 PM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
11/12/2013 04:18 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
08/14/2013 04:43 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
01/01/2014 11:12 AM
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
11/12/2013 03:30 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
04/17/2014 11:48 AM
AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps
Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps
04/16/2014 12:42 PM
VIDEO: Nato steps up eastern defences
As the crisis in Ukraine deepens, Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the alliance is beefing up its eastern members' defences.
04/15/2014 11:56 PM
VIDEO: Migrants jumping fence into Europe
Spain asks for more help from the European Union as the number of migrants illegally scaling the border fence into Spain increases.
04/15/2014 04:58 AM
VIDEO: DNA tests at French school over rape
French police investigating a rape collect DNA from more than 500 male students and staff at a school in La Rochelle.
04/15/2014 05:25 AM
VIDEO: Mladic genocide charges decision due
Lawyers for the former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic have asked for the most serious genocide charges against him to be dropped.
04/15/2014 09:10 AM
AUDIO: Eastern Ukraine in 'dangerous situation'
UK foreign secretary William Hague discusses the crisis in Ukraine and the EU's response.
04/13/2014 03:10 PM
VIDEO: Will UK get to vote on EU future?
Four European election candidates debate their party's stance on a referendum over the UK's future within the EU.
04/17/2014 11:06 PM
Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US
04/17/2014 10:27 AM
Bye bye Dany
Cohn-Bendit bows out after 20 years of European politics
04/17/2014 11:44 AM
Making cartoons from conflict
How cartoonists covered Northern Ireland's Troubles
04/16/2014 08:57 AM
Czech bottle-boat inventors crave the sea
The Czech men who long to go to sea
04/15/2014 11:56 PM
On a hill, in sight of Europe
Trying to get into Europe from Morocco
04/15/2014 11:29 PM
VIDEO: The Spanish hamlet being given away for free
The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
04/15/2014 04:31 PM
Polish MP finds job as UK handyman
Polish MP's verdict on life as a migrant in Britain
04/14/2014 04:44 PM
UKIP's Farage finds new French ally
Eurosceptic UKIP leader finds new ally in Paris
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