Ukraine votes in snap elections

Ukrainian voters are going to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Posted by on 26 October 2014 | 1:04 am

VIDEO: Mass protest over Italy job reforms

A huge demonstration is held in Rome to protest against government plans to overhaul Italy's labour market.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

French World War One bedroom of soldier who never returned

French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:27 pm

What's been lurking in the Baltic Sea?

What's been lurking beneath the waves in the Baltic Sea?

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:05 pm

Russian clocks go back for last time

After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 12:36 pm

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP

The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:05 am

Mass protest over Italy job reforms

A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:04 am

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:21 pm

Yellow powder sparks security alerts

Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 1:04 pm

Should love be symbolised by a lock?

Why the padlocks of Paris are a poor symbol of romance

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:46 am

VIDEO: Top EU officials bid farewell

The presidents of the European Council and European Commission have delivered farewell speeches as they prepare to hand power over to their successors.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:51 am

Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:16 am

Ukraine vote could push the country into chaos

Ukraine's vote could bring conflict, not peace

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 8:04 am

Austria unveils WW2 deserters' memorial

Austria finally remembers deserters from Hitler's army

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:22 am

The Queen sends her first tweet

The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:51 am

UK caught up in new EU budget row

UK budget row clouds Brussels summit

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 4:48 am

Sweden calls off search for sub

Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 4:28 am

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:59 am

What to look for in Ukraine's election

What to look for in Ukraine's parliamentary election

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:42 pm

Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage

A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:36 pm

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

VIDEO: Spirit of revolution simmers in Kiev

Steve Rosenberg visits Kiev to see how the recent violence in Ukraine has had an impact on who is running for parliament.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:08 pm

Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk

A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:01 pm

Cracks emerge in Hungary's ruling party

Divisions in Viktor Orban's ruling party in Hungary

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 9:57 am

VIDEO: Will EU back UK's immigration plans?

As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 5:07 am