Turkey jails prominent journalists

Prominent Turkish journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul are jailed for revealing state secrets.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 1:16 pm

Sadiq Khan 'set to be London Mayor'

Sadiq Khan looks on course to be elected London mayor - a boost to Labour after it slumped to third place in Scotland, where the SNP won again.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 1:10 pm

Sadiq Khan leads London mayoral vote

Labour candidate Sadiq Khan is leading the London mayoral elections race.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 12:58 pm

Russia buries 'Syria war hero' officer

A Russian "hero" officer killed during an air strike against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria is buried in his home village.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 12:32 pm

Panama Papers source breaks silence

The source behind the leak of the Panama Papers speaks for the first time, offering to help with prosecutions in return for immunity.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 11:35 am

Irish PM Kenny re-elected after 70 days

Enda Kenny is re-elected as taoiseach (Irish prime minister) 70 days after a general election which had produced no outright winner.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 10:16 am

Go your own way, Erdogan tells EU

Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 10:10 am

SNP celebrate - as Labour 'hang on'

The SNP celebrates in Scotland but may be short of a majority, as Labour holds key councils in England.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 10:03 am

Cologne sex attack charge dismissed

A judge in the German city of Cologne dismisses sexual assault charges against an Algerian man, in the first trial over sexual crimes at New Year celebrations.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 9:53 am

Kalashnikov fashion line in the works

Russia's most famous arms manufacturer is branching out into casual wear.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 9:11 am

Putin scores a PR victory in Palmyra

Canny Putin takes centre stage with concert among the ruins

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 8:48 am

Turkey country profile

Provides a profile of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 5:47 am

EU has 'too many part-time Europeans'

EU leaders say the 28-nation bloc lacks a coherent European vision and is being undermined by national self-interest.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 4:49 am

Presidential hopeful Trump backs Brexit

The UK would be "better off without" the European Union, US presidential hopeful Donald Trump says.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 4:21 am

Greece hit by nationwide strike

Public transport and shipping hit as Greeks start a three-day general strike in protest at further austerity measures.

Posted by on 6 May 2016 | 4:13 am

Albania: 'We don't want to be outside EU'

Why Albania is eager to join the EU

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 7:52 pm

The synagogue that is becoming a mosque

Why is this synagogue becoming a mosque?

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 7:01 pm

VIDEO: A brief history of the Charlemagne Prize

Pope Francis has won the Charlemagne prize but what is it?

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 6:28 pm

Axl Rose: AC/DC tour to be ‘respectful’

Axl Rose says he means "no disrespect" to AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson, whom he is replacing on the band's Rock or Bust World Tour.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 3:09 pm

Poland in row over landmark war museum

WW2 museum project pits experts against Poland

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 11:09 am

Turkish leadership split spoils the party

Turkish leadership split spoils the party

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 7:44 am

Has EU found solution for flawed asylum rule?

Can EU plan to revamp asylum rule succeed?

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 6:20 pm

VIDEO: Migrant children 'dream of getting to UK'

Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan and Syrian teenagers in Calais, who are hoping to rebuild their lives in Britain.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:24 pm

European Central Bank axes 500 euro note

The European Central Bank says it will no longer produce the €500 note because of concerns that it could help facilitate illegal activities.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 12:10 pm

Ireland country profile

Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 9:22 am