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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


08/22/2014 09:32 AM
Russia aid convoy moves into Ukraine
Lorries from a Russian aid convoy stream into Ukraine without permission after Russia accuses Ukraine of "intolerable" obstructions.
08/21/2014 04:40 PM
Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.
08/22/2014 08:57 AM
Ebola case family 'not informed'
A priest says the family of a Donegal man, suspected to have died from the Ebola virus, first heard of any possible link to the disease through the media.
08/21/2014 05:42 PM
Davutoglu named as Turkey's new PM
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's prime minister, the ruling AK Party confirms.
08/22/2014 06:29 AM
Tour buses collide near Egypt resort
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
08/21/2014 06:00 PM
Russian returns imported French pate
Russian tourists have failed to bring home a supply of French pate from abroad, unaware they were flouting Moscow's food sanctions.
08/21/2014 11:33 AM
Norway killer's father 'feels guilt'
The father of Norwegian mass murderer Andres Breivik expresses feelings of guilt and responsibility over his son's actions in a book.
08/21/2014 09:46 AM
Belgian PM's laptop stolen from car
A thief breaks into the car of outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Elio di Rupo, stealing his laptop, but officials deny state secrets were taken.
08/21/2014 04:47 PM
Germany's modest millionaire dies
Klaus Zapf, a German millionaire and removals entrepreneur who shunned the trappings of wealth, has died from a heart attack at the age of 62.
08/21/2014 12:55 PM
Russia widens McDonald's food probe
Russia's main consumer watchdog announces unscheduled checks on a number of McDonald's restaurants as part of an investigation into food standards.
08/21/2014 11:25 AM
Ten days left to vacuum up a cleaner
Anyone wanting to buy a powerful vacuum cleaner has only 10 days left to be certain of getting one - following new EU rules that come in next month.
08/21/2014 02:06 PM
Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies
Ireland's former prime minister Albert Reynolds, who played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process, dies at the age of 81.
08/22/2014 02:56 AM
London 'Europe's dearest culture hub'
London is the most expensive city in Europe for cultural activities, with Warsaw the cheapest, a survey suggests.
08/21/2014 03:47 PM
Bank in 'double bill' ruling appeal
Bank of Scotland says it will appeal against a Belfast High Court judgement that ruled it had unfairly double billed customers who fell behind on their mortgages.
08/21/2014 12:32 PM
Eurozone growth slows in August
Eurozone business growth slows in August, weighed down by sluggish French and German economies.
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
05/15/2014 09:32 AM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
05/22/2014 02:42 PM
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
08/22/2014 06:44 AM
VIDEO: Riot police guard Paris synagogues
French Jews say they are feeling the impact of events in Gaza, with a disturbing rise in anti-semitism.
08/22/2014 05:19 AM
VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive
08/22/2014 09:11 AM
VIDEO: Russia ban bites Polish apple crop
Russian EU food sanctions hit just before the Polish apple crop harvests leaving farmers with a glut of unsold fruit.
08/21/2014 12:04 PM
VIDEO: Why are Moscow McDonald's shut?
Moscow correspondent Steven Rosenberg looks at the closure of a number of McDonald's restaurants in Russia.
08/21/2014 04:38 PM
VIDEO: The threat posed by Dutch jihadists
Islamic State militants have been accused of a number of atrocities in Iraq and Syria - but it is not just people from the region who have been fighting for the group.
08/21/2014 03:01 PM
VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?
Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control.
08/21/2014 12:20 PM
VIDEO: Eurozone growth slows in August
French and German growth slows in August, as Steve Evans reports from Germany, and Duncan Crawford reports from France.
08/20/2014 11:37 AM
VIDEO: CCTV shows tornado strike beach cafe
CCTV shows a beach in the town of Arenzano in northern Italy being torn apart by a tornado.
08/21/2014 11:24 PM
Dutch grapple with jihadist threat
Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims
08/21/2014 11:01 PM
Poland's apple growers face crunch time
Russian ban starts to bite for Poland's apple growers
08/21/2014 11:01 PM
Equestrian Games gallop into France
High hopes for the equestrian world games
08/21/2014 01:27 PM
Europe: All change on Iraq
Europe's leaders harden stance on Iraq
08/20/2014 11:03 PM
'Our economic system doesn't work'
Shopkeepers in Rome deal with reality of endless economic crisis
08/20/2014 11:18 PM
Is anti-Semitism rising?
Do statistics support claims that anti-Semitism is increasing?
08/20/2014 11:10 AM
VIDEO: Going Gaga for Scottish independence
Scotland's independence fight on social media
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