VIDEO: Cameron prepares for EU talks

David Cameron is to hold talks with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at Chequers on Monday, in the first of a series of one-to-one meetings with European leaders this week.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 7:59 am

Spain protest party hails poll gains

Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 7:45 am

No referendum vote for EU citizens

EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Cyprus, the government says.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 4:45 am

Armoured car limo for Russian brides

Newlyweds spend 100,000 rubles on a trip to the registry office.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 3:54 am

Australian jailed for raping tourist

An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 1:22 am

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 12:41 am

Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 6:08 pm

Polish president concedes election

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes the election to challenger Andrzej Duda after exit polls suggest he has lost the run-off vote.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 4:44 pm

French film Dheepan wins at Cannes

French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 3:09 pm

Irish Church needs 'reality check'

One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 9:57 am

VIDEO: On-air proposal after marriage vote

After Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage, Linda Cullen proposed to her long-term partner Feargha Ni Bhroin live on air.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 9:10 am

Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 5:26 am

Cameron urged to make case for EU

One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 12:27 am

The great 'Mars bake-off' begins

A look inside the lab where the Mars Rover will be assembled

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 9:43 pm

VIDEO: Fans react to Sweden's Eurovision win

Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has triumphed at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 9:20 pm

Putin signs 'undesirable' NGOs bill

President Putin signs a bill allowing Russian authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed undesirable from operating inside the country.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 8:04 pm

Sweden scoops Eurovision 2015 crown

Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 7:51 pm

The swelling migrant security crisis

How will governments deal with growing numbers of migrants?

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 6:46 pm

VIDEO: 'A tale of two skirts'

One short, one long, both hotly debated online

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 6:26 pm

VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: A street artist's graffiti guide

Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 6:06 pm

Leading Ukraine rebel chief 'killed'

One of the top rebel commanders in eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, is killed in an attack on his car, media say.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 3:38 pm

VIDEO: Ireland backs same-sex marriage

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 1:17 pm

Gay marriage vote shows changed Ireland

Irish vote for same-sex marriage caps extraordinary week

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 1:16 pm

German woman, 65, 'has quadruplets'

A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 5:25 am

Breast-feeding protest at McDonald's

Mothers with babies occupy a McDonald's restaurant in the Hungarian capital Budapest in protest after a woman was told not to breast-feed there.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 11:14 am