Migrant truck death accused in court

Three Bulgarians and an Afghan appear in court in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in the back of a lorry in Austria.

Posted by on 29 August 2015 | 7:29 am

French reporters 'blackmailed king'

Two French reporters have been arrested and accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco, lawyers say.

Posted by on 29 August 2015 | 3:55 am

Key Inmarsat rocket flight 'success'

A rocket mission to put a new spacecraft in orbit for London-based Inmarsat is declared a success.

Posted by on 29 August 2015 | 3:03 am

Paris talks focus on train security

Calls for increased security on the railways are to be discussed at talks in Paris, following last week's foiled attack on a high-speed train.

Posted by on 29 August 2015 | 2:21 am

Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia

Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 7:00 pm

Pro-Kurdish MPs join Turkey cabinet

The Turkish prime minister appoints two politicians from the pro-Kurdish HDP party to the country's power-sharing cabinet.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 4:24 pm

VIDEO: Iceland's spectacular Northern Lights

Footage of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed over Iceland on Thursday - courtesy of Gardar Olafsson

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 3:23 pm

VIDEO: UNHCR calls for EU unity on refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency has called for EU countries to unite on refugee solution.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 1:04 pm

Why the paralysis on migrant crisis?

Why do politicians seem unable to act on migrant crisis?

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 12:34 pm

Russians get bullets to ward off bears

Residents of a remote Siberian region get rubber bullets to help them ward off polar bears.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 11:07 am

Vatican ex-envoy dies ahead of trial

Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and Vatican envoy to the Dominican Republic, dies before he can be tried for child sex offences.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 11:06 am

VIDEO: Hundreds of migrants arriving in Berlin

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from a busy reception centre in the German capital Berlin, as Europe's migrant crisis grows.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 10:59 am

Greece election set for 20 September

Greece's new caretaker government has been sworn in and snap elections confirmed for 20 September.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 10:13 am

Radar image 'likely to be Nazi train'

A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 10:10 am

VIDEO: Greek island refugee camp growing

Aid agencies believe as many as another 200,000 migrants could arrive in Greece before the end of the year.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 7:42 am

Estonia 'plans Russia border fence'

Estonia says it wants to build a fence along its eastern border with Russia to boost security and protect the EU's passport-free Schengen zone.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 6:28 am

Special trains for Chinese tourists

A mountain resort in Switzerland is launching special train services for Chinese tourists.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 4:38 am

The battle over the words used to describe migrants

Disputes over the terms used to describe migrants

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 2:04 am

VIDEO: Irish Whiskey toasts rule change

New rules are being introduced to protect the authenticity of Irish Whiskey and support the increasing number of distilleries across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 1:55 am

VIDEO: 'I was abused by nuns in an orphanage'

One woman describes being physically and sexually abused by nuns throughout her childhood in a Catholic-run orphanage in Dublin.

Posted by on 28 August 2015 | 1:15 am

VIDEO: Utoeya: Survivor faces deportation

There have been protests in Norway, against a decision to deport a survivor of the 2011 terror attack on the small island of Utoeya.

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 10:34 pm

Did French media put lives at risk?

French media accused of putting lives at risk during Paris attacks

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 7:33 pm

Will a Turkish border deal block IS recruits?

Will closing Turkish border cut recruit supply?

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 7:30 pm

US blacklists Colombia 'Farc members'

The US imposes sanctions on four alleged members of Colombia's Farc rebel group based in Switzerland, accusing them of drug trafficking.

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 6:49 pm

Armenia country profile

Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country

Posted by on 27 August 2015 | 2:51 pm