Theresa May tells ministers UK must make success of Brexit

Theresa May says the UK must focus on the opportunities on offer outside the EU as she meets ministers at Chequers to discuss the UK's strategy on Brexit.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 9:01 am

Irish cabinet considers appealing against Apple tax ruling

The Irish Cabinet is discussing the European Commission ruling that Ireland granted €13bn of undue tax benefits to technology giant Apple.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 8:41 am

Curved screen Predator laptop unveiled by Acer at Ifa

Acer unveils the world's first laptop to feature a curved screen, saying it will make games more immersive.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 8:08 am

UK girls becoming more unhappy - study

Girls in Britain are becoming more unhappy with some saying they feel ugly and worthless, says the Children's Society annual report.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 7:47 am

Letter gets there by hand-drawn map

Icelandic postal service becomes viral hit after correctly delivering letter using map scrawled on envelope.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 7:32 am

Italian architect says earthquake deaths made him 'mad'

Italian architect Renzo Piano says it made him mad that an earthquake had killed so many people in Italy, when the deaths could have been avoided.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 7:23 am

Mussolini message to future revealed under Rome obelisk

Two scholars reveal the text of a parchment hidden in 1932 beneath a Rome obelisk eulogising Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 7:10 am

Cocaine 'worth €50m' discovered at Coca-Cola plant

Cocaine with a street value of up to 50 million euros is discovered at a Coca-Cola plant in southern France.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 7:05 am

Syria war: Turkey hits out at US over Kurds comments

Turkey hits out at the United States over criticism of its ongoing role in the conflict in Syria.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 6:52 am

Shannon Airport emergency landing: 12 taken to hospital

Twelve people are taken to hospital after transatlantic turbulence prompts an emergency landing at Shannon Airport.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 6:47 am

Frankfurt airport alert: Woman passenger prompts evacuation

A woman prompts a major alert at Frankfurt airport by entering the departure area without completing a security check.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 6:28 am

Eurozone inflation remains weak in August

The eurozone's inflation rate remained unchanged at 0.2% in August, still well below the European Central Bank's target.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 6:09 am

Rescued migrants arrive at Sicily port

Many of the 6,500 people rescued in the Mediterranean earlier this week have started arriving at ports in Sicily, as Ed Thomas reports.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 5:12 am

Naming the dead

Human rights researchers warn of a "devastating" lack of information for families of migrants who might have drowned in the Mediterranean.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 4:56 am

Syria conflict: Russia questions Syria chlorine attacks probe

Russia says it does not accept the findings of a UN-led investigation that said Syria's government had used chlorine in attacks against civilians.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 4:32 am

Swiss train attack: Teenager dies in hospital

A 17-year-old girl has died of wounds she suffered when a man wielding a knife attacked passengers on a Swiss train earlier this month.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 4:24 am

German station resorts to window access after mix-up

Planning mix-up means station doors have been blocked by a new, higher platform.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 4:11 am

Stuntman rides unicycle on Romanian chimney

A unicyclist has been performing stunts on top of a chimney in Romania that is 250m high - one of the tallest structures in the city of Targu Jiu.

Posted on: 31 August 2016 | 2:20 am

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU-vote 'forces of racism'

The EU referendum result has divided the country and could be hijacked by "forces of racism, intolerance and hate", says Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 8:01 pm

Macron quits to clear way for French presidential bid

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron resigns from the government ahead of an expected centrist bid for the presidency in next year's election.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 11:54 am

TTIP in further doubt as Hollande questions timing

The TTIP trade deal is dealt another blow as French President Francois Hollande casts doubt on when an agreement will be reached.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 10:45 am

Taking on the titans

Profile of Margrethe Vestager, Denmark's EU Competition Commissioner, who wrestles with multinationals over tax but also enjoys baking and knitting.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 7:40 am

Migrant crisis: 'They couldn't wait... they threw themselves into the water'

Laura Lanuza, from charity Proactiva Open Arms, describes the scene as thousands of migrants were rescued from boats near the Libyan coast.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 3:22 am

Pantomime farce?

In a marathon political chess game Spain's acting Prime Minister Rajoy looks set to fail again to form a government, James Badcock reports.

Posted on: 29 August 2016 | 7:35 pm

TTIP trouble

Germany's economy minister claims that talks about the TTIP trade deal have failed highlight the uphill battle that negotiators are facing.

Posted on: 29 August 2016 | 7:07 am