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Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes
The choice of Roger Torrent is the first step to reinstating local government.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:36:00 GMT)

France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal
The plan is opposed by environmental groups who are occupying the site near Nantes.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53:01 GMT)

Romania to have first female prime minister, Viorica Dancila
President Klaus Iohannis appoints Viorica Dancila as the third prime minister in seven months.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:33:57 GMT)

Giulio Regeni murder: Cambridge University defends lecturer
Cambridge denounces "efforts to implicate" the academic in Italian Giulio Regeni's murder in Egypt.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:30:22 GMT)

'Racist' H&M coolest monkey hoodie banned by eBay
Ebay says it will "remove items listed maliciously" after the hoodie apparently appeared on the auction site.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:37:31 GMT)

Van Gogh drawing unveiled in the Netherlands after 100 years
The previously unknown drawing sat in a private collection for almost 100 years.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:56:57 GMT)

Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court
They want a judge to press the EU's top court to clarify their citizenship rights after Brexit.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:31:23 GMT)

France's baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites
Investigators search several sites run by dairy group Lactalis after a salmonella outbreak.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:44:31 GMT)

Russia human rights: 'Arsonists' target offices of Memorial
Memorial's work includes investigating alleged abuse of gay men in Chechnya.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:53:37 GMT)

Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location
A 19-year-old woman finds her location in Charleroi in Belgium and alerts her brother.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:41:28 GMT)

Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time
President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:31 GMT)

Justine Greening: Next generation of MPs could 'improve or undo' Brexit
Ex-minister Justine Greening says Brexit won't be "sustainable" if it doesn't work for young people.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:15:30 GMT)

Moscow's 2017 December was its 'darkest' on record
Russia's capital had no sunshine last month, and now Siberia is in a deep freeze.
(Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:20:02 GMT)

Berlin trainers double up as metro tickets
Dozens camped out overnight to buy the Adidas trainers that allow free rides on Berlin's metro.
(Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:29:33 GMT)

Rape survivors’ clothing on display
The ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in the Molenbeek district of Brussels aims to promote awareness about sexual violence.
(Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:45:32 GMT)

Residents of Oslo, Norway ski along streets
Residents of the Norwegian capital chose a novel way to get to work in heavy snow.
(Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:08:05 GMT)

UK jets intercept Russian bombers near UK airspace
British jets were scrambled to monitor two Russian bombers approaching UK airspace, the RAF says.
(Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:20:13 GMT)

Plane skids off runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey
The plane stopped with its nose nearly in the sea, but Pegasus Airlines said no passengers or crew were hurt.
(Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:48:27 GMT)

Italy election: 'White race' remark sparks row
A right-wing politician is under fire after saying Italy's "white race" could be "wiped out" by migration.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:19:38 GMT)

Why Turkey is poised to attack enclave in Syria
Turkey says an operation against Afrin is imminent.
(Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:24:21 GMT)