Crushed by tanks

In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:37 pm

Framing the mafia

Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:32 pm

Paris Chinese 'scared to go home alone' after killing

French Chinese protest violent attacks on their community after a man is killed in Paris.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:26 pm

A killing in Paris

The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:25 pm

Third runway at Heathrow cleared for takeoff by ministers

The government takes the "truly momentous" decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:05 pm

'Aleppo toy smuggler' Rami Adham rejects fraud claims

A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:01 pm

Confusion mars Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance

Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 4:24 pm

Different reality

Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 4:16 pm

Mayors of Kurdish Turkey city Diyarbakir held in terror probe

The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 3:41 pm

Calais 'Jungle': Demolition crews pull down migrant camp

Crews dismantle the "Jungle" camp in Calais with sledgehammers as migrants continue to leave by bus.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 1:46 pm

Serbia arrests group for 'spying on Montenegro PM'

Serbia says it has detained several people with foreign links involved in spying on Montenegro's prime minister.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 1:00 pm

WW2 POW's postcard returned to family by teacher

A postcard from a Nazi labour camp is returned to a POW's family after a teacher found it in the road.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 12:17 pm

Who are the southern Belgians blocking Ceta?

One Belgian region is standing between Europe and Canada's attempts to broker a trade agreement.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 10:49 am

Cocaine 'torpedo' found in Ireland

A 'torpedo' carrying 75kg of cocaine has been found on a beach in County Clare, Republic of Ireland.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 10:04 am

Vatican bans cremation ashes scattering in new guidelines

The ashes of cremated Catholics cannot be kept at home, scattered or divided among family members, the Vatican announces.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 9:22 am

Germany anti-terror raids: Chechen man held

Police in Germany carry out nationwide anti-terror raids, arresting a Chechen man and questioning 13 others on suspicion of financing terrorism.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 7:23 am

Migrant crisis: Mediterranean to have 'deadliest year ever'

This year is set to be the deadliest for refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe, the UN refugee agency says.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:59 am

Russian brews up in one-man tea party protest

A man in Siberia takes his kettle to city hall to protest at power cuts.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:34 am

Monte dei Paschi shares suspended after 23% fall

Shares in Italian bank Monte dei Paschi are temporarily suspended from trading after plummeting 23%.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:31 am

Soviet patriotism in Russian text book

Soviet patriotic pride is restored in a history book for Russian schoolchildren, Steve Rosenberg reports.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 6:27 am

US troops to be stationed in Norway in break with tradition

Norway has announced it is to allow more than 300 US troops to be stationed on its soil, in a move likely to further inflame Russia-Nato tensions.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 5:10 am

Democracy or dysfunction?

The BBC's Chris Morris looks at how failure to sign an EU trade deal with Canada over Belgium's regional objections could affect EU policy-making decisions.

Posted on: 25 October 2016 | 2:29 am

Dismantling the Jungle

The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 7:41 pm

Women 'nearing equality with men - in alcohol consumption'

Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 6:11 pm

Belgium Walloons block key EU Ceta trade deal with Canada

Belgium cannot sign a landmark EU trade deal with Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel says, because of objections led by its Wallonia region.

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 1:16 pm