German election: Merkel wins fourth term, AfD nationalists rise

The chancellor is re-elected but AfD nationalists make a historic breakthrough, sparking protests.

Posted on: 25 September 2017 | 1:54 am

Brexit: Fresh round of negotiations to take place

Brexit Secretary David Davis will lead UK negotiators into their fourth round of talks.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 9:26 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected for fourth term

The nationalist right wing party AfD says it will "hunt down" Mrs Merkel, after its election gains.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 9:01 pm

After the vote

The German chancellor may have won the election but the result does not feel like a victory.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 5:10 pm

Bus crash in Austrian Alps averted after tourist applies brake

The passenger reached the brake moments before the vehicle left the road in the Alps, police say.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 2:53 pm

Killer whales join in on Norway surfing competition

Two killer whales have been spotted alongside participants in the semi-finals of a surf contest in Norway.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 6:51 am

Laver Cup 2017: Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal win first doubles match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal win their first doubles match together on the second day of the inaugural Laver Cup.

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 6:10 am

Germany's other vote

Berliners hold a vote on the future of Tegel airport - and it has become a hot political issue.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 6:15 pm

Bill of fare

In a remote corner of Iceland, the taste of the seabird is a reminder of home.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 6:05 pm

Catalonia referendum: Madrid moves to take over local policing

The Catalan government rejects Spain's latest move to stop its disputed independence referendum.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 1:25 pm

Germany: A history of division and unity

Post-war politics of Germany: A history of division and unity

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 12:56 pm

Macron's labour reforms spark huge demonstration in Paris

Crowds take to the streets in protest at labour reforms signed into law by President Emmanuel Macron.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 11:26 am

Actor Colin Firth gets dual British-Italian citizenship

The Bridget Jones actor is now a dual British-Italian citizen, because of "the uncertainty around".

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 11:19 am

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues - Macron

The French president says Theresa May needs to sort out three key issues before talks turn to trade.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 9:38 am

Asli Cakir Alptekin: Life ban for winner of 'dirtiest race in history'

Former Olympic champion Asli Cakir Alptekin is given a life ban by the Turkish Athletics Federation after a third doping offence.

Posted on: 23 September 2017 | 4:26 am

Speed teens

Bosnia's young lugers are helping to restore an old Winter Olympic run in the mountains above Sarajevo.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 7:00 pm

Political football

The Catalan referendum places some uncertainty over the future of Spain's prestigious football club.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 6:18 pm

Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon

Part of a statue to Russia's creator of the AK-47 rifle is cut out because it had the wrong weapon.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 3:47 pm

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

The beauty pageant's organisers say they discovered the "unacceptable" tweet after the ceremony.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 3:38 pm

Action please

The EU reacts to Theresa May's Brexit speech, in which she says a transition period is needed.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 2:35 pm

Erdogan protesters beaten and ejected from New York speech

Violence erupts at a New York hotel as protesters heckle Turkey's leader with chants of "terrorist".

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 8:17 am

Why some Catalans want independence... and some don't

Four people in Catalonia's capital city, Barcelona, tell us what it means to be Catalan - and why some people there want independence from Spain.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 10:54 pm

Election shift

Sunday's election could see the first far-right party represented in Germany's parliament since WW2.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 6:44 pm

Men only

The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 7:24 pm

Ryanair faces 20m euro compensation bill over cancellations

The airline has blamed a backlog of staff leave for the disruption, which could affect 400,000 passengers.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 10:00 am