Russia convoy 'at Ukraine customs'

Several lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid have moved into the customs zone at the border between the two countries, local reports say.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 1:24 pm

Iceland evacuates area near volcano

Authorities in Iceland complete the evacuation of an area close to the country's Bardarbunga volcano over fears of an impending eruption.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:14 pm

Russia shuts four Moscow McDonald's

Russia's main consumer watchdog has shut a number of McDonald's restaurants in Moscow as part of an investigation into food standards.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:01 pm

Pope Francis given Copa Libertadores

Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 11:09 am

Jihadist suspects held in Austria

Nine people are arrested by police in Austria on suspicion of planning to join Islamist militant groups in Syria.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 10:37 am

VIDEO: Activist takes Moscow star 'selfie'

Russian police have charged four young people with vandalism after they climbed to the top of a Moscow skyscraper and briefly attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 9:49 am

Greenland ice sheet losses double

A new assessment from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft shows Greenland to be losing about 375 cu km of ice each year.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 9:01 am

Russia tensions hit Carlsberg sales

Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:19 am

Bodies found after Tornado collision

Two bodies are found after Italian Tornado fighter jets collide and crash during training, while the fate of two other crew members is unknown.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:16 am

VIDEO: Ukraine: What does footage tell us?

Jonathan Marcus examines what the latest footage tells us about the battle for Ukraine.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:57 am

VIDEO: CCTV shows tornado strike beach cafe

CCTV shows a beach in the town of Arenzano in northern Italy being torn apart by a tornado.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:37 am

VIDEO: Going Gaga for Scottish independence

Scotland's independence fight on social media

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:10 am

Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 5:54 am

Thousands 'look for leader's mobile'

Police question over 1,000 people, apparently after a Chechen leader misplaces his phone.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 5:06 am

Cotillard confronts redundancy fears

Marion Cotillard fights redundancy in latest role

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 11:21 pm

Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets

Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 8:06 pm

The island that kids learn to leave

Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 7:26 pm

VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane

The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 6:01 pm

VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic

A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 3:53 pm

Russian rock star seen as 'traitor'

Veteran Russian rocker vilified over Ukraine concert

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 10:10 am

Bulgaria suspends South Stream

Bulgaria suspends work on the Russia-led South Stream project, a pipeline stretching across the Black Sea to southern and central Europe.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 9:46 am

VIDEO: Iceland volcano eruption risk raised

The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 9:29 am

Swiss sanctions dilemma over Russia

EU sanctions prompt Russia to turn to Swiss cheese makers

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 8:40 am

Turkish police arrested for spying

At least 25 Turkish police are arrested amid a crackdown on those linked to a corruption inquiry targeting government officials.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 8:06 am

Protester dies in Turkey statue row

A Kurdish protester is killed in eastern Turkey in clashes over the removal of a statue of the founder of a militant Kurdish group.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 5:48 am