Varoufakis attacks Greece's creditors

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 9:12 am

VIDEO: Greece's referendum - in numbers

Greeks will go to the polls on Sunday in a crucial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:48 am

Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel services are disrupted after Eurotunnel says about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:45 am

Ukraine far-right in war march

A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 10:38 pm

Island voices on Greek debt crisis

Greek business owners on the referendum

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 6:00 pm

VIDEO: Baby rescued after drifting out to sea

A baby in Turkey is rescued after floating out to sea, nearly a kilometre from shore.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 5:28 pm

Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

Greece PM Alexis Tsipras urges voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, as thousands gather for rival rallies in central Athens.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 2:31 pm

France rejects Assange 'asylum plea'

France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 11:54 am

Silence held to honour Tunisia dead

The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 11:25 am

VIDEO: Greece crisis: 'Every day it's getting worse'

A bar owner from the Greek island of Aegina tells the BBC about his fears for the future, and why he might vote 'yes' in Sunday's referendum.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 10:50 am

Shell to start Arctic oil drilling

Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 9:15 am

Germans count cost of propping up Greece

German media gripped by Greek debt worries

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 7:49 am

Dutch police detain 200 after riot

Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 7:18 am

WW2 tank seized from man's cellar

German army removes haul of military hardware from 78-year-old's home.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 7:07 am

Ronaldo's 'adopted son' joins Sporting Lisbon

Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 6:08 am

Uber suspends UberPOP in France

Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi hailing app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 5:35 am

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 5:20 am

Iceland makes blasphemy legal

Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 5:11 am

Putting the Greek back into Stoicism

How the Stoics would cope with the Greek crisis

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 2:11 am

VIDEO: Ice lollies to keep zoo animals cool

Zoo animals across Europe are being fed frozen treats to keep them cool and hydrated during the current heatwave.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 12:11 am

VIDEO: Views from a Greek fish market

Yianna Sorou runs a fishmonger's at a market in Aegina, a popular holiday destination among Greeks.

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 6:14 pm

What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 6:01 pm

Greek splits threaten Syriza coalition

Greek parties in power threatened by euro referendum

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 12:50 pm

VIDEO: Greece crisis: How will Greeks vote?

BBC presenter Ros Atkins has been exploring how Greeks will vote in Sunday's referendum and why.

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 3:29 am

VIDEO: Tense standoff over new Moscow church

The construction of a new Russian Orthodox chapel in a Moscow park has sparked a round-the-clock protest by local residents

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 6:16 pm