Jaki Liebezeit: Can drummer dies aged 78

Jaki Liebezeit, drummer with pioneering German band Can, dies aged 78.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:51 am

Romanians march against prisoner release plan

PM says the move will ease prison overcrowding but critics say he is trying to free jailed allies.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:32 am

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

The PM will vow to help key sectors such as pharmaceuticals and boost skills for the post-Brexit economy.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:47 am

Austria teaches asylum seekers how to ski

Austria is working to integrate asylum seekers by teaching them how to ski.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:06 pm

Giulio Regeni: Egypt allows CCTV footage to be examined

Foreign experts will examine video from where Giulio Regeni is thought to have last been seen alive.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 4:51 pm

France election: Hamon and Valls in run-off for Socialist candidacy

Left-winger Benoit Hamon the leader in the race to be the Socialist presidential candidate.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 4:02 pm

2,000 guitars in mini scale

A musician from Opole in Poland has made 2,000 mini guitars.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 12:27 pm

Italy avalanche: Survivor tells of 58-hour ordeal

Giorgia Galassi ate snow and cried under the avalanche at Rigopiano hotel until rescuers arrived.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 9:46 am

Weird and wacky hot air balloons at Swiss festival

Chateau d'Oex in Switzerland is hosting its annual hot air balloon festival for the 39th time.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 8:13 am

Italy school bus crash teacher's children die

Gyorgy Vigh had pulled many other children out of the bus when it caught fire near Verona.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 7:06 am

Australian Open 2017: Andy Murray suffers shock defeat by Mischa Zverev

Andy Murray's hopes of winning a first Australian Open title end with a shock defeat by world number 50 Mischa Zverev.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 1:26 am

Pope Francis warns against rise in populism

But in a wide-ranging interview says it is too early to judge new US President Donald Trump.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 11:02 pm

DNA detectives

A team of experts is using DNA technology to identify victims of the Bosnian war of the 1990s.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 6:44 pm

Amsterdam diamond theft: Seven arrested

Jewellery worth €75m was stolen in 2005 in one of the world's biggest diamond robberies.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 10:50 am

Reliving a tragedy

The Belgian creators of a play, Us/Them, which relives the Beslan killings through the eyes of two children, say recent attacks have brought the story closer to home.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:48 pm

Battle of the left

France picks its Socialist presidential nominee in a fight for the party's direction, even its survival.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:30 pm

Searching for Bosnia's war missing

A team of experts is using DNA technology to identify victims of the Bosnian war of the 1990s.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 11:48 am

Holocaust selfies

A website is juxtaposing selfie-takers at a Holocaust memorial with concentration camp scenes, but is there a right way to behave at such sites?

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:37 am

Will Trump's corporate 'tax holiday' plans hit Ireland?

Proposed tax incentives could encourage some US companies to leave Ireland and return home.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:47 am

The granny solution

In France, some students are snapping up cheap rents in exchange for helping old people out in their homes

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:27 am

Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazilian beer brewer

Heineken says it is in negotiations with Japanese group Kirin to buy its Brazilian beer business.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 3:08 am

Davos 2017: Teens' virtual reality challenge

A group of Swiss teens has been invited to take a virtual reality challenge at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 9:12 am

European Central Bank keeps key interest rate on hold

The European Central Bank keeps its main interest rate unchanged at zero for another month.

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 8:22 am

Pious vs secular

An attack on a Turkish nightclub revives a debate over whether the country's secular side is under threat.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 6:11 pm

Thuds of May

The BBC's Kevin Connolly gauges reaction in the European Parliament to the UK PM's Brexit pledges.

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 11:32 am