Baltic states shiver as Russia flexes muscles

Europe editor Katya Adler on the alarm at Russian muscle-flexing

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 11:08 pm

Disrupting chemicals ‘cost billions’

Common chemicals that disrupt hormones could cost more than €150bn a year in damage to health in Europe, studies claim.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 9:34 pm

President Obama urged to arm Ukraine

Senior figures in Congress urge the US president to send lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian rebels.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 9:03 pm

Nepotism row over French arts job

Nepotism row over top French arts job

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 8:51 pm

Italian MPs chided for macho language

Italian MPs urged to use feminine titles

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 8:49 pm

Austria advice due on Klimt frieze

Should Klimt painting go back to heirs of original Jewish owners?

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 8:28 pm

In pictures: Child migrants on Lampedusa

Child migrants live in limbo on Italian island of Lampedusa

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 5:07 pm

VIDEO: Elderly, widowed, her home destroyed

There is little relief for civilians caught up in the conflict in Ukraine, as Fergal Keane reports.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 4:55 pm

Polish MPs offered military training

Parliamentarians in Poland will be offered military training because of fears that the war in Ukraine could spread to neighbouring countries.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 12:31 pm

Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike

Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she has agreed to end her 83-day hunger strike and follow doctors' advice to eat chicken broth.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 12:17 pm

'Christian firm' refuses gay request

An Irish printing firm declines a gay man's request to print invitations for his civil partnership ceremony, because of the company's Christian beliefs.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 11:58 am

ECB raises eurozone growth forecast

The European Central Bank raises this year's growth forecast for the eurozone to 1.5%, and says it will begin its quantitative easing programme next week.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 10:45 am

EU in new pledge to cut red tape

A top Brussels official in charge of slimming down EU regulations, Frans Timmermans, vows to keep the EU focused on priority areas.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 8:52 am

VIDEO: The 'baby rappers' of the banlieues

Online video of children shocks France

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 6:15 am

'Celtic prince tomb' found in France

An "exceptional" tomb from the 5th Century BC likely to be that of a Celtic prince is unearthed on the outskirts of Lavau in France's Champagne region.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 5:43 am

'Watergate' leak at German spy agency

German intelligence tackles a flood after taps are mysteriously removed at its unfinished HQ in Berlin, in a scandal dubbed 'Watergate'.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 5:10 am

Ukraine declares mourning for miners

The Ukrainian president declares a day of national mourning as the death toll from a gas blast in a coal mine reaches 32, with one still missing.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 1:23 am

Singapore to cane German vandals

Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 12:10 am

'I, Russian Occupier': The hit propaganda film

Why Russian imperialism is good - according to a viral video

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 6:43 pm

Why has the Nobel Peace Prize chairman been demoted?

What lies behind Nobel Peace chairman's demotion?

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 6:36 pm

In pictures: Nepal plane accident

Turkish Airlines plane skids off runway at Nepal airport

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 4:04 pm

VIDEO: Ukraine's deadly mines - in 90 secs

Why Ukraine's mines are so dangerous - in 90 seconds

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 11:23 am

VIDEO: Prince's call to end ivory trade

Prince William condemns illegal wildlife trading in a speech on the final day of his tour of China.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 10:47 am

UK government sells Eurostar stake

The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for £757.1m.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 8:15 am

Masses enquire on Portugal Jews return

More than 5,000 descendants of Sephardic Jews enquire about obtaining Portuguese citizenship under new rules.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 7:08 am