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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


01/25/2015 12:01 PM
Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll
Greeks vote in a general election, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as frontrunners in a tight race.
01/25/2015 12:05 PM
Cruise ship hit by engine room fire
A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.
01/24/2015 10:40 PM
Rockets kill 30 in eastern Ukraine
Eastern Ukraine rebels have launched an offensive on the city of Mariupol, one of their leaders says, as rockets kill and injure dozens in the port city.
01/24/2015 01:03 PM
Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70
Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.
01/24/2015 03:39 PM
Spain arrests jihadist suspects
Four suspected Islamist militants "prepared and willing to attack Spain" are arrested in the Spanish territory of Ceuta bordering Morocco, police say.
01/23/2015 01:25 PM
Man linked to Jewish museum killings
Belgian authorities are looking for a possible accomplice of Mehdi Nemmouche, the gunman charged with killing four people at a Jewish museum in May.
01/23/2015 04:11 PM
Paris attacker Coulibaly is buried
An Islamist militant shot dead by French commandos after he attacked a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago is buried near Paris.
01/23/2015 11:29 AM
Eurozone growth picks up, survey says
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.
01/22/2015 10:19 PM
EU stimulus to 'reinforce' inequality
The billionaire investor George Soros has warned that the aggressive stimulus policy rolled-out by the European Central Bank could "reinforce inequality" in the EU.
01/23/2015 08:36 PM
Bulgaria seizes two million eels
Customs officials in Bulgaria find two million critically endangered baby eels hidden in the luggage of two Chinese men.
01/23/2015 02:10 PM
Country blocked on club Facebook page
Notts County blocks Hungary from its Facebook page after it was deluged with comments concerning the signing of a new player.
01/22/2015 07:31 PM
Massive boost for eurozone unveiled
The European Central Bank will inject at least €1.1 trillion into the eurozone economy through a huge bond-buying programme sending the euro to an 11-year low.
01/22/2015 12:11 AM
Real stay top of football rich list
Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.
01/22/2015 04:07 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs on the International Trade Committee debate investor protection measures in the TTIP trade deal.
11/11/2014 02:47 PM
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.
10/14/2014 11:03 AM
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
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.
11/25/2014 02:50 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.
11/11/2014 03:55 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.
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
12/24/2014 03:30 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
01/19/2015 11:27 AM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
11/25/2014 03:41 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.
09/11/2014 03:17 PM
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
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
12/09/2014 11:50 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
11/21/2014 12:00 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
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
11/28/2014 04:32 PM
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
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
10/14/2014 11:30 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
11/28/2014 04:17 PM
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
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
12/10/2014 03:54 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
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
11/11/2014 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
01/24/2015 09:08 AM
VIDEO: Greek campaigning ends ahead of vote
The BBC's Chris Morris reports from a Syriza rally in Crete as campaigning in Greece's general election comes to an end.
01/24/2015 06:02 AM
VIDEO: Armenians demand justice for family
A six-month-old baby who was the sole survivor of an attack blamed on a Russian soldier that killed six members of an Armenian family has died of his injuries.
01/23/2015 09:46 PM
VIDEO: Man's insect-eating mountain ordeal
A student who survived for eight days on a Turkish mountain eating insects has spoken about his ordeal.
01/22/2015 08:57 AM
VIDEO: 'Biggest' Italy treasure trove found
Italian police have uncovered what they say is a treasure trove of more than 5,000 stolen antiquities.
01/22/2015 10:49 AM
VIDEO: Belgium's battle against terrorism
Last week authorities in Belgium said they had foiled an imminent terrorist plot to launch multiple attacks on the police.
01/21/2015 05:29 PM
VIDEO: Most heavily-guarded place in France?
James Reynolds looks at the new security measures unveiled by Prime Minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the attacks in Paris.
01/21/2015 09:27 AM
VIDEO: Ukraine conflict at 'turning point'
The American ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, has said the recent escalation in fighting in the east could constitute a "turning point" in the conflict.
01/20/2015 05:27 PM
VIDEO: A Richer World, divided cities: Istanbul
In a series of reports from different cities we'll show how divided some places are, between extreme wealth and poverty. This is Istanbul.
01/23/2015 01:32 AM
Love in a time of crisis in Greece
Relationships in a time of crisis in Greece
01/23/2015 10:58 AM
Greek elections: Europe waits on voters' verdict
Greeks look set to reject bailout terms, Gavin Hewitt writes
01/23/2015 02:02 AM
Can France integrate humiliated suburbs?
Can disaffected suburbs be integrated after Paris attacks?
01/23/2015 01:09 AM
Refugee's 'Moscow agent' claims
Chechen dissident says Moscow agents tortured him
01/22/2015 08:17 PM
Swiss fear hangover as ECB injects cash
Swiss fear long hangover as ECB injects cash
01/22/2015 11:56 AM
What is quantitative easing?
What exactly is it and how does it work?
01/22/2015 02:21 PM
Jewish alarm after terror in France
Terror in France fuels Jewish fears of 'new anti-Semitism'
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