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08/04/2015 08:09 PM
German prosecutor axed in treason row
Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
08/04/2015 03:09 PM
Russia renews bid for Arctic regions
President Putin renews Russia's claim to about 1.2 million sq km (463,000 sq miles) of the Arctic shelf in a new submission to the United Nations.
08/05/2015 01:53 AM
Hauliers owe £4m in migrant fines
Haulage firms and lorry drivers owe more than £4m in fines imposed by UK Border Force staff after migrants were found on their vehicles.
08/04/2015 05:16 PM
German MP opens home to migrants
A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.
08/04/2015 01:51 PM
'Miracle' no-one hurt in crane crush
The mayor of a Dutch town where two cranes toppled over and flattened buildings below says it was a "miracle" no-one was injured.
08/04/2015 03:54 PM
Mother and six children found dead
The bodies of six Russian children and their mother have been found in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, officials say.
08/04/2015 04:22 PM
Children among Macedonia floods dead
Flash floods in northern Macedonia kill at least four people, including three children, and injure about a dozen more.
08/04/2015 10:08 AM
Kosovo approves war crimes court
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.
08/04/2015 03:14 PM
Picasso 'national treasure' seized
A Picasso artwork considered to be a national treasure by Spanish authorities is seized by French customs in Corsica.
08/04/2015 03:02 PM
Greek bank shares continue to fall
Shares in Greek banks fall for a second day in Athens, but non-financial shares fare better.
08/03/2015 06:53 PM
UK 'has a grip on migrant crisis'
The UK has "got a grip" on the migrant crisis in Calais, the foreign secretary says, as he confirmed 100 more guards would be deployed in its Eurotunnel terminal.
08/04/2015 06:52 AM
Last Dambusters pilot dies aged 96
The last surviving Dambusters pilot, Les Munro, has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96, the country's Bomber Command Association says.
08/04/2015 04:21 PM
Giant inflatable minion stops traffic
A giant inflatable minion has been causing trouble in Dublin after escaping from a nearby fairground.
08/04/2015 03:29 PM
Anger at Sweden anti-begging adverts
Far-right party's metro adverts apologise to tourists for beggars in Stockholm.
08/03/2015 10:44 AM
German carmakers buy Nokia's mapping
German vehicle manufacturers Audi, BMW and Daimler are buying Nokia's Here digital mapping business for 2.8bn euros (£2bn).
07/31/2015 09:36 AM
Swiss central bank in 50bn franc loss
The soaring value of the Swiss franc against the euro leads Switzerland's central bank to report a first half loss of 50bn francs.
07/09/2015 03:20 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs debate the crisis in Greece with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
03/18/2015 12:12 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.
03/09/2015 05:04 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.
06/15/2015 10:08 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
07/08/2015 12:31 PM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
03/18/2015 12:59 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
04/16/2015 10:14 AM
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
03/26/2015 02:50 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.
07/15/2015 04:30 PM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
03/03/2015 01:25 PM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
04/23/2015 09:31 AM
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.
04/05/2015 10:59 AM
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
07/14/2015 10:37 AM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
06/18/2015 02:38 PM
Hungary country profile
Provides an overview of Hungary, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
03/17/2015 01:42 PM
Iceland country profile
Provides an overview of Iceland, including key events and facts
05/26/2015 11:35 AM
Ireland country profile
Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
05/05/2015 10:30 AM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
06/11/2015 02:37 PM
Latvia profile
Provides an overview of Latvia, including key events and facts about this country which lies on the Baltic Sea
05/20/2015 10:52 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
06/11/2015 03:00 PM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
03/09/2015 04:13 PM
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
08/04/2015 03:59 PM
Moldova country profile
Provides an overview of Moldova, including key events and facts about this small eastern European country
03/17/2015 12:06 PM
Monaco country profile
Provides an overview of Monaco, including key events and facts about tiny kingdom on the Mediterranean Sea
03/09/2015 04:40 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
03/10/2015 01:36 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
05/26/2015 09:15 AM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
04/22/2015 01:28 PM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
06/05/2015 11:36 AM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
06/19/2015 11:31 AM
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
03/18/2015 11:43 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
04/22/2015 01:40 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
03/13/2015 03:00 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
05/26/2015 11:13 AM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
04/22/2015 12:52 PM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/22/2015 03:30 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
06/02/2015 03:50 PM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
07/15/2015 01:29 PM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
05/14/2015 09:14 AM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
06/16/2015 10:48 AM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
03/16/2015 02:05 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
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
07/16/2015 04:12 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
03/13/2015 01:37 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.
02/19/2015 11:21 AM
Faroe Islands profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this island belonging of Denmark
03/16/2015 01:32 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
03/12/2015 04:58 PM
Ingushetia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Ingushetia, including key events and facts about this republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
07/08/2015 08:01 PM
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
07/16/2015 09:08 AM
Kosovo profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008
03/12/2015 01:42 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events in this break-away republic completely surrounded by Azerbaijan
03/12/2015 03:40 PM
North Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory
03/12/2015 04:21 PM
South Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which has claimed independence from Georgia
03/17/2015 11:39 AM
Trans-Dniester profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this break-away region which has proclaimed independence from Moldova
08/04/2015 03:39 AM
VIDEO: Dutch cranes collapse on buildings
Two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on to buildings.
08/03/2015 05:11 PM
VIDEO: 'England to blame for Calais crisis'
The Deputy Mayor of Calais says migrants choose the UK because it is easy to get black market jobs
08/03/2015 09:15 PM
VIDEO: Island volcano's spectacular lava show
Milton Nkosi takes a helicopter ride to witness the latest volcanic eruption by the Piton de la Fournaise, or 'Peak of the Furnace' on Reunion Island.
08/03/2015 11:21 AM
VIDEO: Greek stocks fall as markets reopen
Greek shares fell as trading resumed on the main Athens stock index.
08/03/2015 11:51 AM
VIDEO: Desperation and pain in Calais 'Jungle'
The BBC's Gavin Lee has been to the makeshift camp in Calais where migrants stay, known as "the Jungle".
07/31/2015 08:13 PM
VIDEO: 'We are not locusts'
A Mauritian man who is living in the camp at Calais dubbed "the Jungle" has decided to give up trying to enter the UK.
07/31/2015 04:03 AM
VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
07/30/2015 11:24 PM
VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
08/05/2015 01:08 AM
The day I ordered pizza that 'doesn't exist'
The day I ordered a pizza that 'doesn't exist'
08/04/2015 02:20 AM
Bosnia mired in ethnic politics and frustration
New talk of Bosnia break-up raises tensions
08/04/2015 12:42 AM
Making a vineyard out of a slag heap
Making a vineyard out of a slag heap
08/04/2015 12:55 AM
What next for the EU?
Greece, euro woes, migrants - is EU unravelling?
08/01/2015 11:04 PM
The troubleshooting teddies of Tirana
Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops
08/02/2015 11:38 PM
The eurozone's nagging problems
Why eurozone economies aren't in rude health
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