Pope Francis calls for police to show drivers 'mercy'

The pontiff says police should try to understand why a person has committed an offence.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 6:02 pm

Don't play Santa to the EU, Tory MP warns government

The two sides cannot agree on how much money the UK should hand over as part of Brexit.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 2:25 pm

Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies post-Brexit

Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 1:23 pm

Germany's Merkel 'prefers new vote' after coalition talks fail

The German chancellor would opt for fresh elections over leading a minority government.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 12:01 pm

Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars

Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 9:43 am

Alcohol bootlegging alleged at EU mission in Kabul

The EU is assessing whether alcohol intended for staff was sold on the black market.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 8:07 am

Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

The Women's Tennis Association says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna, who had cancer, "died peacefully, surrounded by her family" aged 49.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 7:56 am

Brexit: German business grouping calls for UK to remain in EU

A group of influential German business figures launch campaign to keep the UK in the European Union.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 6:01 am

Poland fury over 'attack' by EU's Tusk

The Polish PM hits back after EU leader Tusk linked her government to a "Kremlin plan".

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 4:42 am

Jana Novotna cries after losing 1993 Wimbledon final

Watch Jana Novotna cry on the Duchess of Kent's shoulders after surrendering a commanding lead to slump to defeat by Steffi Graf in the Wimbledon women's singles final of 1993.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 3:03 am

Germany's Merkel responds to coalition talks breakdown

Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the FDP pulled out.

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | 2:16 am

Clicks and politics

Who's winning the political fight on the Russian internet?

Posted on: 19 November 2017 | 6:32 pm

Young bucks

How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.

Posted on: 19 November 2017 | 6:09 pm

Who is Navalny?

Alexei Navalny is a social media sensation who wants to lead Russia. But he's got a few problems in his way.

Posted on: 19 November 2017 | 4:14 pm

Italian team's worst ever start to season

Benevento break Manchester United's record for the worst ever start in the top five European leagues after conceding in added time to Sassuolo.

Posted on: 19 November 2017 | 10:55 am

History's mirror

Arrivals from Syria have awakened old memories about what it means to flee.

Posted on: 18 November 2017 | 6:22 pm

Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.

Posted on: 18 November 2017 | 6:17 pm

Media battleground

A new dispute about Russian "fake news" centres on the Catalonia crisis, Ellis Palmer writes.

Posted on: 17 November 2017 | 6:24 pm

Separatist allies

Dutch-speaking nationalists in Belgium show solidarity with the exiled Catalan leaders.

Posted on: 17 November 2017 | 8:24 am

Norway's state fund 'needs to drop oil and gas investments'

The country's central bank says the move will protect it from "a permanent drop in oil and gas prices".

Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 11:59 am

Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs worldwide

The German industrial group's job cuts will come mostly in its fossil fuels division.

Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 10:20 am

How Angela Merkel rose to power to lead Germany

Angela Merkel has led Germany since 2005 and she is tipped to win a fourth term as chancellor.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 3:15 pm