VIDEO: Ukraine uprising: One year on

Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 4:40 pm

Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation'

US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 3:11 pm

VIDEO: UK joins Poland in Nato drill

UK troops take part in the largest British armoured exercise in Europe since 2008.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 1:22 pm

France's Hollande to visit Guinea

France's President Francois Hollande says he will travel to the West African country of Guinea, one of the worst affected by the Ebola epidemic.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 11:52 am

Venice considers wheeled luggage ban

The Italian city of Venice is considering a ban on noisy wheeled suitcases amid concerns they are keeping locals awake at night.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 11:42 am

Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended

A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 9:38 am

Netherlands profile

Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 6:00 am

VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 12:11 am

Ukraine's year of chaotic events

Making sense of Ukraine's year of chaotic events

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:29 pm

Russian site lists breached webcams

Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:21 pm

UK drops EU bankers' pay challenge

In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 4:45 pm

Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88

The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most flamboyant and eccentric figures, has died in Seville aged 88.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 4:07 pm

Swedish court upholds Assange order

A Swedish appeals court upholds an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:22 pm

'Beheading plot' suspects in court

Three terrorism suspects were involved in a plot to behead a member of the British public "imminently" when they were arrested, a court hears.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:39 am

Wings 'fell off' death crash plane

An aircraft which crashed in France killing a father and son fell from the sky "like a stone", an inquest is told.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:32 am

Solar tree to replace real city tree

A 4m (13ft) tall "solar tree" is set to be installed in the centre of Bristol.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:03 am

German leftists agree historic deal

Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:08 am

Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:39 am

VIDEO: Russia 'preparing for sanctions'

The Russian government is studying ways of dealing with possible foreseeable limitations on the export of oil because of a new round of sanctions, the Minister of Economic Development of Russia, Alexei Ulyukayev, has told the BBC.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:27 am

Energy giant unveils shale gas plan

Chemicals giant Ineos announces plans to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration in the UK, in a bid to become the country's leading fracking firm.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:21 am

AUDIO: David Hockney: 'Bohemia has gone'

Artist David Hockney, 77, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that he is working harder than ever from his home in Los Angeles.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 5:13 am

Vettel joins Ferrari as Alonso exits

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari on a three-year deal as Fernando Alonso leaves the Italian team.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 4:03 am

VIDEO: Turkmenistan key to EU energy needs?

Energy companies and EU officials have gathered to discuss energy security, thousands miles away from Europe, at an oil and gas conference in Turkmenistan.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 3:59 am

VIDEO: Catholics 'de-baptise' to hit Vatican

Relations between the Church and State have always been a thorny issue in Italian politics - and they have not got any easier during the economic slowdown.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:44 am

Erdogan's 'New Turkey' drifts towards isolation

Why Turkey is looking increasingly alone in the world

Posted by on 19 November 2014 | 8:35 pm