Greeks cleared of shooting migrants

The owner and head foreman of a farm in southern Greece are cleared over the shooting and wounding of a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 12:34 pm

Adidas warns on profits and Russia

Adidas shares tumble after the sportswear maker issues a profit warning and says it will open fewer stores in Russia.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 10:56 am

Russian ex-police chief leads Donetsk rebels

Russian ex-police chief commands Donetsk rebels

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 10:41 am

Snowden's asylum status expires

Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden's year-long leave to stay in Russia expires without confirmation that it will be extended.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 10:17 am

Overseas Turks in presidential vote

Expatriate Turks begin voting for Turkey's first directly-elected president, the first time they are eligible to participate in a ballot from abroad.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 9:47 am

Forensic scientists reach MH17 site

International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 9:28 am

Italy in Europe-wide mafia crackdown

Italian police secure the arrest of members of a mafia clan across Europe - with information from a woman once held as a virtual prisoner by the clan.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 9:26 am

Russia told to pay Yukos investors

Russia is ordered to pay about $2.5bn to former shareholders in defunct oil group Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 9:02 am

Arrests in Europe amid Gaza tensions

Police in the Netherlands and Germany make arrests after anti-Israeli street protests.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:56 am

New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides

A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president's close aides on a new EU sanctions list.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:54 am

VIDEO: Underwater art exhibition in Italy

An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:53 am

UK border staff 'not ready' for Ebola

Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with suspected cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader warns.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:52 am

Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'

The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:18 am

German team 'drops' paralympic athlete

Markus Rehm is dropped from the team amid concerns his artificial leg could give him an unfair advantage.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 5:27 am

Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat'

Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, UK MPs warns in a report.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 2:53 am

Shell sees 'robust' profits rise

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 1:41 am

VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds

A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 1:33 am

VIDEO: MH17: Dutch tension over Russian trade

Relations are beginning to strain between the Netherlands and Russia both politically and economically.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 11:31 pm

Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss

Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 11:28 pm

VIDEO: Fighting hampers MH17 investigation

Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels around Donetsk has prevented international experts from reaching the MH17 plane crash site.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:22 pm

VIDEO: What was in WW1 British soldier's kit?

Military historian Andy Robertshaw talks through the uniform worn by soldiers in the British Expeditionary Force at the start of World War One.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:05 pm

VIDEO: Louvre rat infestation shocks tourists

The Louvre in Paris has called in pest controllers after an infestation of rats was spotted in the gallery's gardens.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 4:40 pm

VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry

Residents and tourists in Portmagee, County Kerry, are getting a taste of Hollywood as scenes for the new Star Wars film are shot on nearby island Skellig Michael.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:59 pm

Rare leopards born in French zoo

Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born at a French zoo, it is reported

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:29 am

Louvre rat run shocks the French

The Louvre in Paris calls in the pest controllers after picnickers in the museum gardens encourage an infestation of rats.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:27 am