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


02/28/2015 04:06 PM
Putin pledge on Nemtsov murder
Russia's President Putin vows to bring the killers of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov to justice, as world leaders demand a transparent inquiry.
02/28/2015 04:03 PM
Kurdish leader seeks Turkey peace
The jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group urges his followers to end a 30-year armed struggle and seek a democratic peace.
02/28/2015 04:55 PM
Eight guilty over $100m Paris heists
Eight men are jailed over a double heist on the Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris that netted watches and jewels worth more than $100m.
02/28/2015 06:59 PM
Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies
One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.
02/28/2015 06:35 AM
UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'
Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says.
02/27/2015 09:37 PM
Greek PM vows 'no third bailout'
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras denies his country will need a third international bailout, and vows to "start working hard" to change the country.
02/27/2015 02:16 PM
Threat to east Ukraine 'to persist'
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.
02/26/2015 01:00 PM
Paris gunman video 'shows killings'
Details have emerged of footage filmed by Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly during a bloody rampage inside a Jewish supermarket, a report says.
02/27/2015 12:56 PM
Third arrest in Copenhagen shootings
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.
02/27/2015 04:58 PM
Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.
02/27/2015 05:01 PM
Putin cuts staff's salaries by 10%
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.
02/26/2015 03:30 PM
German nurse gets life for murders
A German former nurse, who admitted killing more than 30 patients with lethal drug overdoses, is jailed for life by a court in Lower Saxony.
02/26/2015 01:59 PM
EU blow to US deserter's asylum bid
An ex-US soldier who deserted his army base over the Iraq war suffers a setback at the European Court of Justice in his quest for asylum in Germany.
02/27/2015 11:54 AM
Caucasus Fifty Shades fans evade ban
A North Caucasus city which decided not to ban Fifty Shades of Grey sees an influx of people to watch it.
02/25/2015 05:36 PM
Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl
Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
02/26/2015 03:51 PM
EU-US trade deal text leaked to BBC
A leaked draft of what the European Union wants excluded from a new trade deal with the United States is obtained by the BBC.
02/25/2015 05:01 PM
HSBC bosses 'sorry' for tax dealings
The two top HSBC bosses have apologised for "unacceptable" practices at its Swiss private bank helping clients to avoid tax.
02/26/2015 03:58 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
The Civil Liberties Committee debates revised proposals for an EU law on the sharing of airline passenger information.
11/11/2014 02:47 PM
Albania profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country
02/10/2015 04:26 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
02/26/2015 11:58 AM
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.
02/10/2015 04:16 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
01/12/2015 08:59 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
11/11/2014 03:18 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
02/26/2015 04:15 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.
02/18/2015 11:24 AM
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.
01/19/2015 12:01 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
02/25/2015 02:37 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
02/25/2015 01:58 PM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
02/24/2015 02:45 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.
01/28/2015 11:45 AM
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
01/02/2015 08:55 AM
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
02/10/2015 03:06 PM
Malta country profile
Provides an overview of Malta, including key events and facts about this small island state in the Mediterranean Sea
02/19/2015 04:06 PM
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
02/04/2015 04:11 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
02/25/2015 05:51 PM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
02/10/2015 03:33 PM
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
01/28/2015 10:37 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
02/12/2015 11:14 AM
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
12/24/2014 11:32 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
01/15/2015 12:05 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
02/25/2015 06:44 PM
Dagestan profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Dagestan, including key events and facts about this diverse and volatile republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
02/19/2015 11:21 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
02/19/2015 01:24 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
01/29/2015 05:37 PM
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
02/27/2015 09:13 PM
VIDEO: The men fighting with bullets from 1943
Paul Wood and cameraman Moose Campbell report from the frontline near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
02/28/2015 09:19 AM
VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.
02/28/2015 05:50 AM
VIDEO: Hungarian village up for rent
A small Hungarian village has put itself up for tourists to rent, in an attempt to raise money to revitalise it.
02/28/2015 11:57 AM
VIDEO: Pegida and counter rally held in UK
Around 400 people are attending a rally in Newcastle organised by a group opposed to what it describes as the "Islamisation of Europe".
02/27/2015 06:15 AM
VIDEO: Russia's football racism 'too common'
Russia will host the next football World Cup, and with three years to go before the finals, FIFA has called the level of racism in the Russian game "completely unacceptable".
02/27/2015 10:09 AM
VIDEO: Are Greeks happy with government?
Mark Lowen speaks to business owners in Athens about the government's anti-austerity stance.
02/25/2015 11:49 PM
VIDEO: Austria reforms 1912 Islam law
The Austrian parliament has passed controversial reforms to the country's century-old law on Islam, including a ban on foreign funding.
02/25/2015 12:03 AM
VIDEO: Brain-controlled drone shown off
A drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and suggests a future of large-scale unmanned flying.
02/28/2015 12:04 AM
How satire came to Muslim Azerbaijan
How biting satire reached Muslims 100 years ago
02/27/2015 04:42 PM
Ukraine crisis: Mariupol asks, are we next?
Anxious times as Mariupol awaits the arrival of pro-Russian rebels
02/27/2015 02:40 AM
Racism still rife in Russian football
BBC reporter witnesses Russia football chants first-hand
02/28/2015 02:23 PM
Campaignspotting: BBC's 2016 blog
What Americans make of Britain's most vocal Eurosceptic
02/26/2015 12:48 AM
The decline of Nato defence spending
Nato 'spending falls despite pledge'
02/26/2015 02:44 PM
How do you catch a drone?
How do you catch one?
02/25/2015 05:33 PM
Is Greek honeymoon over for PM Tsipras?
Has lure of Greek PM worn off after bailout deal?
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