Russia 'nuclear sabre-rattling' - US

The US defence secretary accuses Russia of "nuclear sabre-rattling" and says the US has had to step up its military presence on Nato's eastern flank.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 10:52 am

'Technical error' behind Norway crash

A technical error was probably responsible for the helicopter crash in which 13 people died on Friday, Norway's Accident Investigation Board says.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 10:38 am

German pair 'tortured women to death'

A couple in north-western Germany used dating adverts to lure two women to their home then tortured them to death, police say.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 9:38 am

Denmark scraps first-class post delivery

Danish postal service will now have one option, which takes up to five days.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 9:16 am

VIDEO: Rome revels in Ranieri's Leicester triumph

Rome, the hometown of Premier League-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, is also claiming Leicester City's unlikely triumph as its own.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 9:16 am

Spanish king calls repeat elections

Voters in Spain will return to the polls on 26 June, six months after a general election failed to produce a clear-cut result.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 8:48 am

Kosovo elected to Uefa and eye Fifa

Kosovo are granted membership of European governing body Uefa, despite opposition from Serbia.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 8:32 am

Russian land 'giveaway' goes ahead

Each Russian citizen can now get a hectare of land in the remote Far East.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 8:10 am

EU executive 'to back' Turkey visa deal

The European Commission will back visa-free travel for Turkish citizens, sources tell the BBC, but the deal still needs European Parliament backing.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 6:17 am

Italian food theft ruled 'not a crime'

A homeless man did not commit a crime when he stole small quantities of food, an Italian court rules, because he clearly acted out of need.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 5:59 am

TTIP trade talks 'likely to stop'

Talks between the EU and US over the wide-ranging TTIP trade deal are likely to grind to a halt, according to France's trade minister.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 4:50 am

Eurovision to be shown on US TV

The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live on US TV for the first time this month, organisers announce.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 3:47 am

Leicester's title party hangover

Leicester fans stunned by historic win

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 3:38 am

Republic's main parties to endorse deal

The Republic of Ireland's two largest parties are to meet to endorse a deal they reached on a limited working arrangement in the Irish Parliament.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 3:01 am

Lufthansa slowing growth plans

German airline Lufthansa says it will slow its growth plans this year as it continues to come under pressure from lower cost competitors.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 2:41 am

Title win an amazing feeling - Ranieri

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says it is an "amazing feeling" to have steered the club to their first top-flight title.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 1:00 am

Nagorno-Karabakh: BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline

BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline in Karabakh conflict

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 8:36 pm

Turks look to EU to scrap visas for travel in Europe

Turks look to Europe to scrap travel visas

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 7:12 pm

VIDEO: Brawl erupts at Turkish parliament

Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 2:21 pm

VIDEO: 'Crazy' queues as Brussels airport reopens

There are long queues at the reopening of the departure hall at Brussels airport, weeks after suicide attacks there killed 16 people.

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 12:34 pm

VIDEO: Russia's rival song contest

The Eurovision Song Contest may be next week, but one Russian MP has his eye on a very patriotic rival.

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 3:06 am

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car

Paris steps up its drive against the car

Posted by on 1 May 2016 | 6:08 pm

Has Kvyat overstepped the Marko?

Has Kvyat overstepped the Marko?

Posted by on 1 May 2016 | 4:06 pm

VIDEO: Bomb blast in Turkey kills two

Officials in Turkey say two police officers have been killed and more have been injured in a bombing close to the border with Syria.

Posted by on 1 May 2016 | 2:56 pm

VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash

Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.

Posted by on 30 April 2016 | 3:50 am