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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


09/02/2014 04:35 PM
Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'
The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
09/02/2014 05:48 PM
EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.
09/02/2014 04:32 PM
Gayet wins new French privacy case
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.
09/02/2014 10:57 AM
Uber banned across Germany by court
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
09/02/2014 08:51 AM
Russian sex geckos die in orbit
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
09/02/2014 11:40 AM
Nazi disabled victims memorial opens
A glass monument is publicly opened in Berlin to 300,000 victims of the Nazis with mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
09/02/2014 07:04 PM
Judge orders Ashya parents' release
A judge in Spain orders that the parents of Ashya King be released from prison.
09/01/2014 11:08 PM
Spain returns Colombian treasure
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.
09/02/2014 10:14 AM
Thousands in late rush to vote
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
09/02/2014 03:34 PM
Police 'must return boy to hospital'
A court orders Irish police to apprehend a 16-year-old boy who had absconded from hospital, bring him back and remain with him until a brain scan is carried out on him.
09/02/2014 10:35 AM
Swiss economy stalls as EU slows
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
09/01/2014 10:28 AM
Antwerp's 'selfie speeding signs'
Authorities in Antwerp launch "selfie traffic signs" to get people to stop speeding.
09/01/2014 12:44 PM
Two-headed snake found in Turkey
A farmer finds rare two-headed snake in north-eastern Turkey.
09/02/2014 11:01 PM
UK moves up global economic ranking
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
09/01/2014 12:13 PM
Russia and China launch gas pipeline
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
07/15/2014 04:42 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs approve Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission.
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
10/01/2013 10:46 AM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
08/01/2014 07:18 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
05/20/2014 02:14 PM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
05/21/2014 11:12 AM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
07/24/2014 12:16 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
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
06/04/2014 03:59 PM
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
06/10/2014 04:45 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
05/01/2014 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
07/15/2014 01:32 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
06/02/2014 10:09 AM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
05/08/2014 03:46 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
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
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
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
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
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
09/02/2014 10:25 AM
VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
09/02/2014 08:12 PM
VIDEO: Video shows Ukraine soldiers 'abuse'
Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
09/01/2014 09:31 PM
VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.
09/02/2014 04:07 PM
VIDEO: West looks 'really weak' over Ukraine
A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West looks weak against a "power drunk" Russia.
09/01/2014 02:33 PM
VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.
08/31/2014 06:17 PM
VIDEO: Powerful vacuum cleaner sales spike
From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.
08/31/2014 05:10 PM
VIDEO: Paris building demolished in blast
Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.
09/01/2014 09:33 PM
VIDEO: Ashya King parents fight extradition
The parents of Ashya King are expected to appear in a court in Madrid in Spain on Monday morning. The five-year-old was taken from hospital in the UK against medical advice.
09/02/2014 12:04 AM
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
09/02/2014 01:07 AM
Anti-euro party shakes up German politics
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
09/01/2014 08:41 PM
Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'
Gibraltar cave engraving seen as Neanderthal work
09/02/2014 09:31 AM
Have some football clubs overpaid for players?
Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?
09/02/2014 01:43 AM
Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
09/01/2014 12:54 PM
VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks online debate
08/31/2014 11:13 PM
How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
08/31/2014 11:32 PM
Foreign fighters in east Ukraine
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
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