Calais mayor threatens to block port

The mayor of the French city of Calais threatens to block the port unless Britain does more to control the rising number of illegal migrants.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 11:16 pm

Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks

US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 10:33 pm

Paris 'Gestapo' plaque to be restored

Anger at removal of WW2 plaque for victims of 'French Gestapo'

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 7:29 pm

Why Nato-Russia relations soured

How Nato-Russia ties spiralled downwards

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 7:24 pm

The lost fight to save Spain's mines

The lost fight to save Spain's mines

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:17 pm

Austria's only snail farmer

The IT worker who quit his job to farm snails for restaurants

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:12 pm

VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on

Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:12 pm

VIDEO: 'I filmed the start of WWII'

The man who filmed the beginning of World War Two

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:11 pm

UK moves up global economic ranking

The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:01 pm

VIDEO: Video shows Ukraine soldiers 'abuse'

Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 3:12 pm

Judge orders Ashya parents' release

A judge in Spain orders that the parents of Ashya King be released from prison.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 2:04 pm

EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle

Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 12:48 pm

Gayet wins new French privacy case

Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 11:32 am

VIDEO: West looks 'really weak' over Ukraine

A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West looks weak against a "power drunk" Russia.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 11:07 am

Police 'must return boy to hospital'

A court orders Irish police to apprehend a 16-year-old boy who had absconded from hospital, bring him back and remain with him until a brain scan is carried out on him.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 10:34 am

Nazi disabled victims memorial opens

A glass monument is publicly opened in Berlin to 300,000 victims of the Nazis with mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:40 am

Uber banned across Germany by court

A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 5:57 am

Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 5:35 am

VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 5:25 am

Thousands in late rush to vote

Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 5:14 am

Russian sex geckos die in orbit

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 3:51 am

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:43 pm

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:07 pm

VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’

The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:31 pm

Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'

Gibraltar cave engraving seen as Neanderthal work

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 3:41 pm