Drones buzz French nuclear plants

An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 10:45 am

German unemployment in surprise fall

The number of people unemployed in Germany fell this month, confounding predictions of a slight rise.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 10:16 am

Russian planes test Nato defences

Why Russian planes are keeping Nato pilots busy

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 10:00 am

Polanski: US extradition attempt fails

US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 8:40 am

UK migrant rescue stance criticised

A Home Office minister insists a change of policy on Mediterranean search-and-rescue operations would save lives - after MPs call it "shameful" and "a new low".

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:52 am

German motorway shooter sentenced

A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:39 am

Wales' £2bn EU deal formally agreed

A deal for Wales to receive £2bn in European aid between 2014 and 2020 is formally agreed.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:02 am

VIDEO: Brits love Borgen, but cannot pronounce it

How the Borgen legacy of Birgitte Nyborg, Kasper Juul and others live on for some in Danish circles.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:41 am

Russian group Memorial under threat

Threat to group remembering Soviet-era repression

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:02 am

UK rubbish heats Danish homes

Denmark is burning hundreds of thousands of tonnes of British waste, in order to make energy for heating.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 5:47 am

Norway's long wait for rockslide

It could be a long wait for viewers, but Norwegian TV has set up a webcam in front of Mount Mannen in anticipation of a large rockslide.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 5:29 am

New Nato boss on challenges ahead

Nato's Stoltenberg insists there is no new Cold War with Russia

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 2:30 am

New lights and AC for Sistine Chapel

The Vatican unveils a new lighting and air-conditioning system to better preserve and display the famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 9:54 pm

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 8:50 pm

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 7:29 pm

Ribery hit by scarf in Bayern win

Franck Ribery is hit in the face with a scarf by a spectator as holders Bayern Munich beat Hamburg 3-1 in the German Cup.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 6:30 pm

VIDEO: Newly-lit Sistine Chapel is unveiled

The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 4:56 pm

Russia 'steps up' military flights

Nato reports an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 3:33 pm

France denies Russia warship move

France denies reports that it is ready to go ahead with the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 1:05 pm

Fiat Chrysler to spin off Ferrari

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 1:04 pm

Protest death could stop French dam

The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 10:19 am

Diageo puts investment plans on ice

The biggest firm in Scotch whisky production, Diageo, is reviewing its investment plans due to weakened demand around the world.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 9:35 am

The Swiss children used as cheap farm labour

The children beaten, starved and forced to work on Swiss farms

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 4:37 am

VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas

Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.

Posted by on 29 October 2014 | 4:32 am

Migrants who risk everything to reach Europe

Migrants who risk everything to try to get to Europe

Posted by on 28 October 2014 | 9:45 pm