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05/06/2016 07:11 AM
Sturgeon claims 'historic' SNP victory
The SNP celebrates in Scotland but may be short of a majority, as Labour holds key councils in England.
05/05/2016 03:04 PM
Turkey PM to quit amid rift reports
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at his party's congress this month, amid reports of a rift with President Erdogan.
05/05/2016 01:51 PM
Big EU grant for far right sparks anger
Several MEPs urge the European Parliament to stop paying a €600,000 (£474,250) grant to an alliance of far-right, anti-EU groups.
05/05/2016 09:45 PM
Russian maestro plays in Palmyra ruins
Russian conductor Valery Gergiev performs in the ruins of Palmyra in Syria, weeks after the ancient site was recaptured from so-called Islamic State.
05/05/2016 10:56 AM
Viral photo of woman defying neo-Nazis
A photograph of activist Tess Asplund with her fist raised defying a march of neo-Nazis in Sweden has gone viral.
05/05/2016 02:43 PM
'Human smugglers' shot in France chase
Police shoot a UK-registered car carrying suspected people smugglers after a high-speed chase that crossed from Belgium into France, state media says.
05/05/2016 05:46 PM
Several hurt in Frankfurt shooting
At least three people were wounded, two seriously, when shots were fired at a cafe in the German city of Frankfurt.
05/05/2016 04:14 PM
Irish parliament to meet to elect taoiseach
The Dáil is to meet on Friday to try to elect a taoiseach (Irish prime minister).
05/05/2016 12:19 PM
Verstappen replaces Kvyat at Red Bull
Red Bull demote Daniil Kvyat after his calamitous Russian Grand Prix and replace him with Toro Rosso's 18-year-old Max Verstappen.
05/04/2016 06:50 PM
Portugal targets 'Russia football gang'
European and Portuguese police say they have dismantled a mainly Russian criminal gang laundering money through the football sector in Portugal.
05/04/2016 10:21 PM
Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City (agg 1-0)
Manchester City fail to reach their first Champions League final after an uninspiring semi-final display at Real Madrid.
05/04/2016 05:10 PM
European Central Bank axes 500 euro note
The European Central Bank says it will no longer produce the €500 note because of concerns that it could help facilitate illegal activities.
05/05/2016 11:48 AM
Salon removes Hitler waxing advert
Salon owner says the advert was intended as an anti-far-right statement.
05/04/2016 02:07 PM
Polish radio fans in 'freedom' protest
Music fans hijack a public radio vote in protest at government influence over the media.
04/29/2016 11:35 AM
Eurozone recovery picks up speed
The eurozone's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6% in the first three months of the year, but deflation returns.
04/28/2016 10:06 AM
VW to pay chiefs £49m despite losses
Twelve current and former Volkswagen managers will be paid about £49m for 2015 despite record losses.
10/05/2015 09:01 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs debate proposals to allow the early release of EU investment funds to Greece.
02/23/2016 04:39 PM
Albania country profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country.
02/25/2016 12:21 PM
Andorra country profile
Provides an overview of Andorra, including key events and facts.
08/27/2015 07:51 PM
Armenia country profile
Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
04/27/2016 03:14 PM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
08/25/2015 10:33 AM
Azerbaijan country profile
Provides an overview of Azerbaijan, including key events and facts.
02/26/2016 02:50 PM
Belarus country profile
Provides an overview of Belarus, including key events and facts about this east European country
03/29/2016 09:57 AM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
03/25/2016 10:15 AM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
01/20/2016 03:38 PM
Bulgaria country profile
Provides an overview of Bulgaria, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
03/04/2016 01:28 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.
02/23/2016 05:52 PM
Cyprus country profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
01/08/2016 03:05 PM
Czech Republic country profile
Provides an overview of the Czech Republic, including key events and facts about this European country which was part of the former Czechoslovakia.
02/25/2016 03:31 PM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
01/29/2016 02:30 PM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
02/24/2016 04:21 PM
Finland country profile
Provides an overview of Finland, including key events and facts about this northern European country.
02/12/2016 11:22 AM
France country profile
Provides a profile of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
01/22/2016 02:49 PM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
02/12/2016 01:14 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
01/20/2016 06:34 PM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
01/07/2016 04:02 PM
Hungary country profile
Provides an overview of Hungary, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
04/07/2016 09:39 AM
Iceland country profile
Provides an overview of Iceland, including key events and facts
05/04/2016 02:22 PM
Ireland country profile
Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
12/17/2015 11:32 AM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
02/11/2016 11:56 AM
Latvia country profile
Provides an overview of Latvia, including key events and facts about this country which lies on the Baltic Sea
03/05/2016 09:37 AM
Liechtenstein country profile
Provides an overview of Liechtenstein, including key events and facts about this tiny European country.
01/22/2016 11:57 AM
Lithuania country profile
Provides an overview of Lithuania, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic Sea
03/18/2016 02:40 PM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
04/15/2016 02:34 PM
Macedonia country profile
Provides an overview of Macedonia, including key events and facts about this European country
03/17/2016 08:56 PM
Malta country profile
Provides an overview of Malta, including key events and facts about this small island state in the Mediterranean Sea
03/28/2016 04:10 PM
Moldova country profile
Provides an overview of Moldova, including key events and facts about this small eastern European country
03/17/2016 10:23 PM
Monaco country profile
Provides an overview of Monaco, including key events and facts about tiny kingdom on the Mediterranean Sea
03/16/2016 03:32 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
02/23/2016 12:21 PM
Netherlands country profile
Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country
02/25/2016 02:09 PM
Norway country profile
Provides an overview of Norway, including key events and facts about this north European country
01/06/2016 03:41 PM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
04/19/2016 10:40 AM
Portugal country profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
12/30/2015 12:45 PM
Romania country profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
02/29/2016 03:17 PM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
03/21/2016 04:16 PM
San Marino country profile
Provides an overview of San Marino, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
04/27/2016 11:13 AM
Serbia country profile
Provides an overview of Serbia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
03/17/2016 04:42 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
03/14/2016 11:17 AM
Slovenia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovenia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
04/28/2016 01:39 PM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/26/2016 09:25 AM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
03/17/2016 07:10 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
02/18/2016 09:21 AM
Turkey country profile
Provides a profile of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
02/16/2016 12:16 PM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts.
02/29/2016 03:04 PM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
02/25/2016 04:27 PM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
12/07/2015 07:26 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
04/21/2016 09:14 AM
Catalonia profile
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
03/16/2015 11:44 AM
Channel Islands profile
An overview of the Channel Islands, which are possessions of the British Crown and have independent administrations
08/18/2015 02:23 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
04/21/2016 12:34 PM
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.
04/21/2016 09:31 AM
Faroe Islands profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this island belonging of Denmark
02/17/2016 02:43 PM
Gibraltar profile
Provides and overview of Gibraltar, plus key facts and dates for this British territory which is claimed by Spain
04/21/2016 10:34 AM
Greenland profile
Provides an overview of Greenland, including key events and facts about this Danish dependent territory
04/21/2016 10:46 AM
Ingushetia profile
Provides an overview of Ingushetia, including key events and facts about this republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
04/21/2016 10:20 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
03/12/2015 02:11 PM
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
03/12/2015 02:44 PM
Karachay-Cherkessia profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key dates for this Russian republic
04/07/2016 02:13 PM
Kosovo profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008
04/06/2016 12:01 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events in this break-away republic completely surrounded by Azerbaijan
04/21/2016 12:13 PM
North Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory
04/21/2016 12:06 PM
South Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which has claimed independence from Georgia
04/21/2016 10:00 AM
Trans-Dniester profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this break-away region which has proclaimed independence from Moldova
05/05/2016 11:28 PM
VIDEO: A brief history of the Charlemagne Prize
Pope Francis has won the Charlemagne prize but what is it?
05/04/2016 10:24 PM
VIDEO: Migrant children 'dream of getting to UK'
Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan and Syrian teenagers in Calais, who are hoping to rebuild their lives in Britain.
05/03/2016 02:16 PM
VIDEO: Rome revels in Ranieri's Leicester triumph
Rome, the hometown of Premier League-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, is also claiming Leicester City's unlikely triumph as its own.
05/02/2016 05:34 PM
VIDEO: 'Crazy' queues as Brussels airport reopens
There are long queues at the reopening of the departure hall at Brussels airport, weeks after suicide attacks there killed 16 people.
05/02/2016 07:21 PM
VIDEO: Brawl erupts at Turkish parliament
Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.
05/01/2016 07:56 PM
VIDEO: Bomb blast in Turkey kills two
Officials in Turkey say two police officers have been killed and more have been injured in a bombing close to the border with Syria.
04/30/2016 08:50 AM
VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
05/02/2016 08:06 AM
VIDEO: Russia's rival song contest
The Eurovision Song Contest may be next week, but one Russian MP has his eye on a very patriotic rival.
05/06/2016 12:01 AM
The synagogue that is becoming a mosque
Why is this synagogue becoming a mosque?
05/06/2016 12:52 AM
Albania: 'We don't want to be outside EU'
Albania looks to join the EU
05/05/2016 12:44 PM
Turkish leadership split spoils the party
Turkish leadership split spoils the party
05/04/2016 11:20 PM
Has EU found solution for flawed asylum rule?
Can EU plan to revamp asylum rule succeed?
05/05/2016 04:09 PM
Poland in row over landmark war museum
WW2 museum project pits experts against Poland
05/03/2016 11:02 PM
The football club founded by Jules Rimet battles its way back
The football club founded by the World Cup's creator rises again
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