Cameroon frees 16 held by CAR rebels

Cameroon's military has freed 16 hostages, including a Polish priest, captured by rebels from the Central African Republic (CAR), the president says.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:54 am

VIDEO: Cat meat off the menu in Switzerland?

An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:50 am

VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:41 am

VIDEO: European Parliament

Full coverage of Wednesday morning from the plenary session in Strasbourg.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:19 am

Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 9:33 am

Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 9:14 am

Kick-starting the European economy

Big test for Juncker's New Deal

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 7:29 am

Germany backs female directors quota

Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 7:10 am

VIDEO: Art and suffering unite in Geneva

A groundbreaking exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva is designed to show the relationship of artists to suffering.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:59 am

Drugs claims over missing stag man

A man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague may have taken "narcotic and psychotropic" substances before he disappeared, according to Czech police.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:38 am

Passengers 'push frozen plane'

People on board a flight in Russia get out and push the aircraft after its braking system freezes.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:32 am

VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold?

One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:29 am

Shakespeare Folio found in France

A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:15 am

Stop eating cats says Swiss campaign

Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:03 am

Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs

Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:31 am

Thomas Cook chief in shock departure

Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green has resigned, saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:20 am

Art and suffering unite in Geneva

How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:59 pm

The women finding freedom in South Caucasus nightclubs

Caucasus women seek independence through clubbing

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:45 pm

Child soldiers join fight in Ukraine

Teenagers join fight on both sides in Ukraine's conflict

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:29 pm

Armed jewel robbers in Paris chase

Two armed robbers who held up a jewellery shop and took a hostage hand themselves in to police following a chase across Paris.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:43 pm

Messi breaks Champions League record

Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Champions League's all-time top scorer by scoring against Apoel Nicosia.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:11 pm

Messi breaks Champions League record

A look back at some of Messi's 72 Champions League goals

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 2:46 pm

VIDEO: Pope claims Europe appears 'elderly'

Pope Francis warns that the world sees Europe as "somewhat elderly and haggard" during a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 2:18 pm

Hungary police 'blame rape victims'

Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 1:47 pm

Hungary country profile

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

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 9:41 am