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BBC News - Europe

BBC News - Europe

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


10/21/2014 06:37 AM
Total boss dies in Moscow air crash
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died after his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.
10/21/2014 04:31 AM
Man walks again after transplant
A paralysed Polish man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting specialist cells into his damaged spinal cord.
10/20/2014 05:27 PM
Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt
Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
10/20/2014 10:09 PM
Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
10/20/2014 02:12 PM
Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
10/21/2014 06:36 AM
Fresh fighting in key Syrian town
Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
10/20/2014 03:17 PM
Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM
David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks
10/20/2014 04:47 PM
Exiled Nazis collected US benefits
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
10/20/2014 05:34 PM
UKIP's alliance in Europe rescued
A Polish MEP joins the UK Independence Party's Eurosceptic grouping, restoring its status in the European Parliament.
10/20/2014 11:05 AM
Europe 'will fail to protect climate'
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.
10/20/2014 09:28 AM
US drops arms to Kurds battling IS
US military aircraft drop arms and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the Syrian town of Kobane on the border with Turkey.
10/20/2014 02:53 PM
Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.
10/18/2014 04:09 PM
Paris 'sex toy' sculpture sabotaged
A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.
10/20/2014 03:43 PM
DJ Mike Read defends UKIP Calypso
Former BBC Radio 1 host Mike Read defends a song he has written in support of UKIP after he is accused of racism on social media.
10/20/2014 10:23 AM
Russian rouble weakens on downgrade
The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
10/19/2014 02:36 PM
Germany 'must increase investment'
The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
10/16/2014 02:22 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
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
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.
10/07/2014 11:46 AM
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
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.
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
09/08/2014 11:59 AM
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.
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
11/05/2013 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
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
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
09/10/2014 11:41 AM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
09/11/2014 02:20 PM
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
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.
10/07/2014 09:34 AM
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
08/28/2014 10:50 AM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
08/28/2014 09:38 AM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
09/19/2014 08:36 AM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
10/06/2014 09:18 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
10/14/2014 01:48 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
10/03/2014 02:06 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
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
10/21/2014 05:58 AM
VIDEO: Victimised by rebels in east Ukraine
A woman who helped the Ukrainian army fight in east Ukraine has detailed the violence pro-Russian rebels then subjected her to.
10/20/2014 01:14 PM
VIDEO: Russian racism casts shadow on World Cup
FIFA has said that Russia's preparations for hosting the World Cup in 2018 are "on track" so far.
10/19/2014 05:21 PM
VIDEO: Floods rip through Tenerife streets
Local media say five people have died after two and a half hours of heavy rain on the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera.
10/19/2014 07:31 AM
VIDEO: 'Foreign activity' in Swedish waters?
Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
10/17/2014 06:12 AM
VIDEO: Why are Dutch bikers fighting IS?
Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club are now leading a Kurdish battalion fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq.
10/16/2014 10:31 PM
VIDEO: Jihadist's son returns from Syria
An eight-year-old boy form Kosovo has been reunited with his mother after returning from Syria.
10/17/2014 09:20 AM
VIDEO: The 'concept cars' money cannot buy
The car industry jamboree known as the Paris Motor Show is wrapping up on the outskirts of the French capital.
10/17/2014 06:27 AM
VIDEO: How is import ban affecting Russians?
After President Putin banned fresh food imports from the EU, how are Russians coping without delicacies like Parmesan cheese and Serrano ham?
10/20/2014 07:59 AM
Ukraine ready to trash politicians
Ukraine's politicians subjected to humiliation
10/19/2014 11:16 PM
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris
10/20/2014 01:02 PM
Ebola: WHO under fire over response to epidemic
Global health body under fire over Ebola
10/20/2014 02:08 AM
Where the Beatles lived in Liverpool
Modest suburban houses where rock 'n' roll took off
10/20/2014 09:39 AM
EU immigration - the Croatian solution?
Nick Robinson on UK options to limit EU migration
10/19/2014 11:09 PM
The fighter pilots who navigated war using a school atlas
WW1 fighter pilots who navigated using a school atlas
10/17/2014 11:52 PM
The 'handsome minister' who's set hearts aflutter
The politician who's set thousands of pulses racing
10/17/2014 11:49 PM
The island that links Irish monks and jedi knights
Why the new Star Wars film was shot on a small Irish island
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