Greece shuns debt talks with troika

Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 3:01 pm

Churchill's funeral anniversary marked

Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 2:06 pm

Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea

A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 1:45 pm

Nokia name row with London start-up

Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 10:59 am

Battle rages for key Ukraine town

Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 8:02 am

Russia cuts interest rates to 15%

Russia has cut its main interest rate from 17% to 15% because inflation "is stabilising".

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 6:44 am

Dutch TV intruder: 'No terror link'

A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 6:35 am

Conductor dies after stage collapse

Renowned conductor Israel Yinon dies, aged 59, after collapsing during a concert performance in Switzerland.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 6:18 am

Eurozone deflation gathers pace

Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 6:10 am

Srebrenica massacre verdicts upheld

The former Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal upholds convictions against five men for their role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 6:10 am

'Be wary of those who do not eat baguettes'

French government's extremism message mocked

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 5:39 am

Russia patrols near UK 'routine'

Russia contests claims its planes caused "disruption to civil aviation" in the UK, saying the patrols were "routine" and met "international legal norms".

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 5:38 am

Ukraine civilians stranded as shells pound Debaltseve

Ukrainian civilians stranded in battle for Debaltseve

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 4:24 am

The tennis entourage can pay its way

Why it pays for players to have an entourage

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 3:23 am

VIDEO: Mali welcomes Paris attack 'hero'

The shop assistant who saved many customers' lives during the siege of the Jewish supermarket in Paris earlier this month has been given a hero's welcome in his native country Mali.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 10:44 pm

Charlie Hebdo attack: French values challenged in schools

French teachers on the front line after Charlie Hebdo attack

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:01 pm

German ranchers killed in Paraguay

A German couple who had been ranching in Paraguay for 30 years are shot dead, allegedly by left-wing guerrillas.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 6:37 pm

The middle-class voters who can't resist Marx

The country where even the middle classes may love Marx

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 6:06 pm

Finnish start-ups rise from Nokia's ashes

Nokia's demise hit Finland hard - but left a vibrant start-up scene

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 6:02 pm

EU extends sanctions against Russia

Foreign ministers from the EU agree in Brussels to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but not to impose any new sanctions.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 4:27 pm

Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 1:06 pm

Kabardino-Balkaria profile

Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this Russian republic

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 11:37 am

Office puts chips under staff's skin

Why I had a chip put in my hand

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 11:01 am

VIDEO: Ukraine town targeted by rebels

Government troops in the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine have been almost fully encircled by pro-Russian soldiers.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:07 am

Fishermen net WW2 mustard gas bomb

Fishing cutter catches unexploded bomb in its net off the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 5:44 am