Earliest evidence of human violence

A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 7:47 pm

Cameron on trip to lobby EU leaders

UK PM David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 6:09 pm

VIDEO: Ukraine police try to shake off past

David Stern visited the police academy in Ukraine where new police officers are being trained as part of a major programme of reforms to the service.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 6:00 pm

Russian gas industry looks east

Why Russian gas companies may turn to China

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 6:00 pm

France honours Resistance heroes

France honours four members of the French Resistance against the Nazis with a ceremony at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 5:51 pm

VIDEO: Greek island sees migrant surge

The authorities in the Greek island of Kos say they have rescued 1,200 migrants in the past two days.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 5:09 pm

Lamborghini confirms SUV launch

Sports car maker Lamborghini confirms the launch of an SUV and signs a deal to build the car in Italy.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 4:47 pm

Fifa officials 'corrupted football'

US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 4:16 pm

VIDEO: European Parliament

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon delivers a speech in Brussels.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 11:03 am

Hungary's mandatory Holocaust course

Hungary university makes Holocaust studies compulsory

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 10:37 am

AdBlock Plus wins again in court

The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 10:15 am

Denmark country profile

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

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 10:02 am

EU states 'must take 40,000 migrants'

The European Commission urges EU states to take in 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who land in Italy and Greece in the next two years.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 9:13 am

Aer Lingus bid 'compelling' says IAG

IAG head Willie Walsh calls his company's takeover offer for Aer Lingus "compelling" as the airline group seeks support for the bid from Ryanair.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 8:56 am

Irish smacking law violates charter

The European Committee of Social Rights rules that the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 8:08 am

Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 7:02 am

EU-Swiss deal targets tax evasion

The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 6:41 am

Danish PM calls snap June election

Denmark's prime minister calls an election for 18 June when her centre-left coalition is expected to face tough a challenge from the opposition.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 6:20 am

Crew flee ship amid N Sea blast fears

A crew abandons a container ship a few miles off the German coast amid fears that its cargo of fertiliser could explode.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 5:13 am

WW2 bomb prompts Cologne evacuation

Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities defuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 4:44 am

Sepp Blatter: The man who won't give up

The man who won't give up

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 4:38 am

VIDEO: Turning Van Gogh into virtual reality

An American artist has turned Van Gogh's The Night Cafe into an immersive virtual reality experience.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 3:40 am

VIDEO: Taking a dip in the King's Cross Pond

Tim Muffett reports as a revival of lidos has revived interest in outdoor swimming.

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | 2:54 am

Inside Turkey's conservative heartland

City booms under Turkey's Islamist-rooted government

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 7:56 pm

Sending ice to Antarctica

The plan to send ice from the Alps to Antarctica

Posted by on 26 May 2015 | 7:37 pm