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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


09/16/2014 03:44 AM
Ukraine MPs to ratify key EU deal
Ukraine's lawmakers are set to ratify a landmark EU association agreement, but the implementation of a free trade deal is delayed.
09/15/2014 08:45 PM
Migrant boat sinking 'kills 500'
About 500 migrants drowned after their ship was rammed by another boat near Malta last week, the International Organization for Migration says.
09/15/2014 07:34 PM
Belgian murderer wins 'right to die'
A Belgian man serving a life sentence for rape and murder will be allowed to have doctors end his life, after a landmark ruling.
09/15/2014 09:09 PM
Gaultier quits ready-to-wear clothes
French fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier is to stop making ready-to-wear clothes for both men and women, and will focus on "haute couture" and perfume.
09/15/2014 08:42 PM
Sweden victor vows no far-right pact
Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven says he is ready to start coalition talks after winning elections, but will not work with the far right.
09/15/2014 02:55 PM
Trial deal for German 'IS fighter'
A man on trial in Germany on charges of fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria is offered a shorter jail term in exchange for a confession.
09/15/2014 08:43 AM
German anti-euro party wins seats
A conservative German anti-euro party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), picks up seats in two more regional parliaments.
09/15/2014 04:46 PM
Air France warns disruption to rise
Air France has warned that disruption will get worse as a week-long strike by its pilots continues.
09/15/2014 11:27 AM
OECD sees global economy held back
A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
09/15/2014 09:14 AM
Rosetta comet landing site chosen
Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.
09/15/2014 07:52 PM
Salmond and PM present rival visions
First Minister Alex Salmond joins business leaders to argue for a Yes vote, as Prime Minister David Cameron outlines "head and heart" reasons to vote No.
09/15/2014 06:10 PM
World leaders vow to help fight IS
A Paris summit of 30 countries - including 10 Arab states - pledges to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants "by all means necessary".
09/14/2014 09:08 PM
VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.
09/15/2014 11:21 AM
Matisse show Tate's biggest success
An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.
09/15/2014 10:05 AM
Thai tuna firm nets Norwegian rival
The world's biggest producer of canned tuna, Thai Union Frozen Products, is buying Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar for an undisclosed sum.
09/12/2014 07:04 PM
US strengthens sanctions on Russia
The US imposes new sanctions on major Russian banks, defence and energy firms, hours after a similar move by the European Union.
09/10/2014 12:13 PM
VIDEO: European Commission
President-elect Juncker announces the line-up of the new 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
09/10/2014 03:45 PM
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
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
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
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
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.
09/15/2014 09:42 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
09/15/2014 12:06 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
09/15/2014 03:57 AM
VIDEO: Sweden elects new prime minister
A centre-left coalition led by the Social Democrats has won Sweden's parliamentary elections.
09/16/2014 05:42 AM
VIDEO: Hunting for migrants fleeing Libya
The growing instability and fighting in Libya, has turned the country into a major departure point for migrants who are hoping to reach Italian shores by boat.
09/15/2014 06:53 AM
VIDEO: Polish theatre will play to the gods
Kasia Madera reports from Poland on the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre, which has a unique opening roof.
09/15/2014 05:54 AM
VIDEO: Litvinenko suspect gets Russian TV show
The prime suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian agent killed in London now has his own TV programme in Russia
09/12/2014 04:55 AM
VIDEO: On the border 'protecting' Europe from IS
Turkey insists its 900km-long (560 mile) border with Syria is a bulwark against Islamic State and other jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq.
09/13/2014 11:02 PM
VIDEO: Facelift for Rome's Trevi fountain
With Rome's famous Trevi Fountain turned off for a facelift, Alan Johnston gets a rare close-up look at its ornate stonework.
09/11/2014 09:45 AM
VIDEO: Scottish debate sparks Catalan push
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to create a giant 'V' on the streets of Barcelona on Thursday.
09/10/2014 07:02 PM
VIDEO: Scanners reveal Stonehenge secrets
Scientists have discovered a hidden complex of archaeological monuments at Stonehenge, challenging the modern impression that it stood in isolation.
09/15/2014 11:23 PM
Can EU-Ukraine trade pact survive Russian pressure?
Why EU-Ukraine trade pact is at risk
09/15/2014 12:59 PM
Profile: Far-right Sweden Democrats
How extreme is Sweden's far-right party?
09/15/2014 11:15 PM
The church described as a 'symbol of evil'
Should a ruined church linked to Hitler be rebuilt?
09/15/2014 08:05 AM
Traitors in Putin's Russia
Russian TV debut for man wanted over Litvinenko killing
09/15/2014 05:26 PM
Germany anti-euro party makes strides
German anti-euro party grows in confidence
09/15/2014 05:44 PM
Sweden election: Young voters' views
Young voters respond to success of far right
09/15/2014 05:41 PM
Scotland's vote weighs on Europe
A breakaway Scotland would worry some EU members
09/15/2014 12:25 AM
VIDEO: Slum comedy becomes online video hit
Hit Turkish YouTube comedy opposes slum demolition
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