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Coronavirus: Von der Leyen calls €750bn recovery fund 'Europe's moment'
A giant fund is proposed, some of it raised on capital markets, but several countries express doubts.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 16:48:04 GMT)

Coronavirus: Rocky path ahead for European Commission
President Ursula von der Leyen has laid out the recovery package - now she needs nations to back it.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 16:34:07 GMT)

Vietnamese migrant deaths in UK lorry spark 26 arrests
Police in Belgium and France detain 13 people in an operation prompted by the deaths of 39 migrants.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 21:40:19 GMT)

Coronavirus: Cyprus to pay holiday costs of infected tourists
The government will cover anyone who tests positive while on holiday on the Mediterranean island.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 15:27:13 GMT)

Félicien Kabuga: Captured fugitive denies financing Rwanda's genocide
Businessman Félicien Kabuga, who evaded capture for 26 years, says he was trying to help victims.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 18:09:06 GMT)

Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard
Authorities north of Verona in Italy found the well-preserved tile floor after decades of searching.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 09:10:01 GMT)

Mexican archaeologists locate wreck of 200-year-old ship
They have named the wreck after the fisherman who first spotted it off the coast of Quintana Roo.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 11:02:24 GMT)

Denmark embraces live music drive-ins
Mads Langer performs a drive-in concert for music fans in Copenhagen while social distancing.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 23:10:48 GMT)

Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industry
President Emmanuel Macron wants France to become the top producer of clean vehicles in Europe.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 21:02:31 GMT)

Audi sack Formula E's Daniel Abt for esports driver impersonation
Audi fire Formula E racer Daniel Abt after a professional gamer played under his name in an esports version of the series.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 19:41:35 GMT)

US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'
Russia urges peace talks as the US accuses it of meddling in the Libya conflict.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 17:16:40 GMT)

Leo Varadkar defended over 'picnic in park' pictures
Pictures of the Irish PM, shirtless and apparently enjoying a picnic, were posted on social media.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 09:31:29 GMT)

Coronavirus: Nightmare spreads through Russia's care homes
Carers reveal the hidden spread of Covid-19 and official numbers appear not to tell the whole story.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 23:25:31 GMT)

Coronavirus: Why Merkel may help fund Europe's recovery plan
Germany’s leader has agreed to shoulder some of the burden, but four "frugal" EU states are unhappy.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 00:04:29 GMT)

Italy's medical workers: 'We became heroes but they've already forgotten us'
With Italy past the peak of coronavirus, medical staff say the trauma is only just hitting them now.
(Mon, 25 May 2020 23:20:39 GMT)

Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdown
Jogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.
(Mon, 25 May 2020 12:52:54 GMT)

Coronavirus: How lockdown is being lifted across Europe
As the UK alters its restrictions, how are other European countries reopening after lockdown?
(Mon, 25 May 2020 15:59:04 GMT)

Coronavirus: Why reopening French schools is a social emergency
Children returning to school are often from wealthier families, so why are other pupils staying home?
(Sun, 24 May 2020 00:13:53 GMT)

Coronavirus: 'Baffling' observations from the front line
Doctors on the front lines are observing things that they have never encountered before - and it's a challenge.
(Sat, 23 May 2020 21:58:40 GMT)

Letter from Dunkirk soldier arrives 80 years later
The family of Pte Cole who died in World War Two says receiving his final letter was "unbelievable".
(Wed, 27 May 2020 17:43:52 GMT)