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08:08 2019-08-19

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local ...
04:00 2019-08-19

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of Londo...
20:34 2019-08-18

UK faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan Britain would likely face food, fuel and medicine shortages if it crashes out of the bloc without a transition deal, according to a leaked Sunday Times report....
17:34 2019-08-18

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooting open, and a chilly spray of water....
01:34 2019-08-18

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giu...
01:34 2019-08-18

With Pickets, Russian Protesters Look to Sustain Momentum Looming over the demonstrations were questions about whether the movement could be sustained past the Sept. 8 elections, and what comes after President Vladimir Putin’s term....
17:34 2019-08-17

Scorched Portugal Turns to the Goat as a Low-Cost Firefighter Portugal is using goats to clear the underbrush that fuels wildfires in hard to reach places and abandoned lands. If only it can find shepherds to tend them....
12:00 2019-08-17

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest fail...
10:34 2019-08-17

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
07:00 2019-08-17

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
19:00 2019-08-16

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a ...
14:00 2019-08-16

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top department stores....
02:00 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
02:00 2019-08-15

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
00:34 2019-08-15

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
16:00 2019-08-14

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
16:00 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky to get assault verdict, but he won't be in Sweden to hear it American rapper A$AP Rocky will find out if he has been found guilty of assault over a street brawl in Stockholm when a Swedish court delivers its judgment on Wednesday....
13:34 2019-08-14

Champions League: Porto knocked out, Ajax survive scare to reach final play-off round Porto are knocked out of the Champions League after losing to Russian side FC Krasnodar, while last season's semi-finalists Ajax are through to the final play-off round....
13:00 2019-08-14

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run m...
12:00 2019-08-14

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the developmen...
05:34 2019-08-14

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident la...
05:34 2019-08-14

Dr. Carl Weiss Jr., 84, Dies; His Father, He Said, Didn’t Kill Huey Long Doubting the official account — that Carl Sr. had killed the Louisiana senator before being gunned down himself — a son sought to clear his father’s name....
04:00 2019-08-14

New in England’s Medieval Cathedrals: Mini Golf and a Giant Slide Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifelike model of Earth....
19:34 2019-08-13

Suspected mosque shooter arrives in court with two black eyes The man accused of opening fire in a Norwegian mosque over the weekend appeared in court on Monday with two black eyes and wounds to his face and neck....
15:34 2019-08-13

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's state atomic energy corporation, were killed in a bl...
15:34 2019-08-13

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at a military test site last week....
02:34 2019-08-13

Tackling food wastage can be a $2.5 trillion market opportunity for businesses As popular debate continues to grow around the rising climate crisis, a new industry is emerging to take a bite out of one of the key culprits: Food waste....
12:00 2019-08-12

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians Intelligence officials suspect that the explosion involved a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has boasted can reach any corner of the earth....
07:34 2019-08-12

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosques in Oslo....
18:00 2019-08-11

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
14:00 2019-08-11

The reason why Europe isn't that scared of Boris Johnson European leaders know that a no-deal Brexit would wreak havoc in their countries as well as in Britain. But they're far from entering panic mode over the latest threats from Boris Johnson....
08:00 2019-08-11

Suspect in mosque shooting near Oslo faces murder charge for woman found dead in his home, police say A man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in a suburb of Oslo, Norway, on Saturday has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead in his home, a police official said....
08:00 2019-08-11

Twin tornadoes whip through northern Europe, hospitalizing at least 14 people At least 14 people were hospitalized after a tornado tore through southwestern Luxembourg Friday, damaging over 160 houses before progressing into eastern France....
14:00 2019-08-10

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
12:34 2019-08-10

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily Unlike most countries, Kazakhstan is repatriating citizens who joined the Islamic State, jailing the men but coddling the women to cleanse them of extremism....
12:00 2019-08-10

Power restored to London and southeast England after National Grid failure A failure in Britain's National Grid network has led to a power cut across large areas of London and South East England, UK Power Networks said Friday....
07:00 2019-08-10

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily li...
01:00 2019-08-10

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
00:00 2019-08-10

London hit by power outage following suspected national grid failure A suspected failure in Britain's National Grid network has led to a power cut across large areas of London and South East England, UK Power Networks said Friday....
19:34 2019-08-09

Italy’s Biggest Economic Problem? It’s Still Italy Political chaos and confrontation with the European Union over spending rules have reinforced what a finance professor calls the country’s “serial stagnation.”...
17:00 2019-08-09

German plans to spend more shouldn't be seen as major U-turn in policy Berlin is considering financing part of its climate protection program with new debt, Reuters reported on Thursday, as part of its policy to help Germany meet its reduction goals for greenhouse gas em...
16:00 2019-08-09

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, state news agency TASS reported Thursday....
12:34 2019-08-09

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he is seeking to bring down the coalition government by...
12:34 2019-08-09

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime minister. It seemed likely to be a short-lived app...
12:34 2019-08-09

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-08-08

After Smoke Appears to Fill Cabin, British Airways Flight Evacuated The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution....
03:00 2019-08-07

With No Boys Born in Nearly 10 Years, a Polish Village Finds Fame in Its Missing Males Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
03:00 2019-08-07

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according to city police....
00:00 2019-08-07

Russian prosecutors seek to take baby away from parents who attended opposition rally Moscow prosecutor's office is seeking to strip a couple of their parental rights for bringing a baby to an opposition rally in July, it said in a statement Tuesday....
00:00 2019-08-07

U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped him as ambassador to China in 2009....
23:34 2019-08-06

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States....
22:00 2019-08-06

A Polish Village Gains Fame for What It Doesn’t Have: Boys Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
19:00 2019-08-06

British Airways Flight Evacuated After Cabin Appears to Fill With Smoke The plane was evacuated using emergency slides after its scheduled landing in Valencia, Spain. Three passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution....
16:34 2019-08-06

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
14:34 2019-08-06

Norseman triathlon tests toughest minds and bodies A 3.8km swim in icy fjords, a 180km bike ride, and a full marathon up to the top of Norway's Mount Gaustatoppen - is the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon for you?...
07:17 2019-08-06

Teen arrested after child thrown from 10th floor of London's Tate Modern gallery A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a boy was thrown from the 10th floor at the Tate Modern gallery in central London, the city's Metropolitan Police said....
08:51 2019-08-05

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
01:51 2019-08-04

A$AP Rocky says he wants justice, not money, during assault trial interrogation American rapper A$AP Rocky appealed for "justice" at his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday and testified that he had acted in self-defense during a "scary" June street fight....
00:51 2019-08-04

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours ...
00:51 2019-08-04

Father of US teen accused of killing Italian police officer hopes video will show 'what actually happened' The father of one of the two American teenagers accused over the murder of an Italian police officer is returning to the US, but his fight is not over....
19:51 2019-08-03

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections More than 300 people were arrested Saturday during protests in Moscow calling for fair and free upcoming local elections, according to an independent monitoring group....
19:51 2019-08-03

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees Celsius hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by climate change, a study has found....
03:17 2019-08-03

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback', after US withdraws NATO members are on edge after the official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after th...
03:17 2019-08-03

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it for proper disposal....
03:17 2019-08-03

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
19:34 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his parliamentary majority to one....
08:17 2019-08-02

RBS second-quarter profit beats estimates; warns of tough economic outlook The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) reported a net second-quarter profit of £1.3 billion ($1.07 billion) on Friday, beating the £1 billion forecast from Reuters....
08:17 2019-08-02

On First Day of the Partial Ban on Burqas, Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce It A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
21:17 2019-08-01

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
13:17 2019-08-01

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
13:17 2019-08-01

Italian officer allegedly killed by American teens was stabbed with knife brought from US, say police Mario Cerciello Rega, the Italian policeman who was allegedly killed by teenage American tourists Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Natale Hjorth was stabbed 11 times with a knife carried into Italy from...
13:17 2019-08-01

Two Americans arrested in Rome over killing of police officer Two 19-year-old Americans have been arrested while on vacation in Rome over the murder of an Italian police officer Friday, Italian police told CNN on Saturday....
13:17 2019-08-01

The bones found in the Vatican's cemetery are "too old" to belong to the missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi The Vatican has said human remains discovered during an excavation earlier in July do not belong to missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi, again dashing hopes that the decades-long mystery of her disappea...
13:17 2019-08-01

Blindfolding US teen accused of killing officer 'unacceptable,' says prosecutor -- but interrogation is still valid Blindfolding one of the two American teenagers accused of murdering Mario Cerciello Rega, an Italian police officer, was "grave and unacceptable," Rome's chief prosecutor said Tuesday, but insisted th...
13:17 2019-08-01

Greenland is melting in a heatwave. That's everyone's problem Greenland is home to world's second-largest sheet. And when it melts significantly -- as it is expected to do this year -- that has huge knock-on effects for sea levels and weather across the globe....
13:17 2019-08-01

Police make arrest in gruesome murder of Russian Instagram star Moscow police said Wednesday they had made an arrest in the headline-grabbing murder of a Russian Instagram star, according to a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Interior (MVD)....
13:17 2019-08-01

Dubai princess seeks court order to prevent child's forced marriage The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order to prevent one of her children from being forced into marriage, news agencies reported....
13:17 2019-08-01

US teen accused of killing Italian police officer was charged over an assault in California California teen accused of murdering an Italian police officer in Rome had been previously charged in an assault in the United States, according to a source with knowledge of the events following the ...
13:17 2019-08-01

New report shows spike in British anti-Semitism The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same peri...
13:17 2019-08-01

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
13:17 2019-08-01

A$AP Rocky set to testify as Trump's hostage negotiator watches in court American rapper A$AP Rocky was brought to court in handcuffs for the second day of his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday, in a case being monitored from the courtroom by US President Donald Trump's ...
13:17 2019-08-01

36 Hours in Belfast It’s not just “Game of Thrones” fans flocking to the Northern Ireland capital; foodies and culture seekers, not to mention history buffs, are finding plenty to keep them busy....
11:34 2019-08-01

Boris Johnson’s ‘Awesome Foursome’ U.K. Tour Highlights Brexit Rancor After visiting Scotland and Wales, Mr. Johnson ended a three-day tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, amid more warnings of what Brexit could bring....
08:17 2019-08-01

European markets close lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks whipsawed Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing could be on the horizon....
23:51 2019-07-31

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram Sports Rich List, scoring almost $1 million per post Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has topped an Instagram Sports Rich List for 2019, after it was revealed he received $975,000 per post to endorse products from companies on the social media platform....
23:51 2019-07-31

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategist told CNBC Monday....
23:51 2019-07-31

The EU's long, drawn-out trade deal with South America is at risk of being rejected The European Union and four South American countries put an end to 20 years of trade discussions last month, but it is not yet clear whether their deal will ever see the light of day....
09:34 2019-07-25

Two sets of triplets born within 24 hours in the same hospital Only four sets of triplets were born in Northern Ireland between 2017 and 2018, according to the province's Public Health Agency -- and yet in one hospital last week, two healthy sets were born withi...
23:51 2019-07-24

Non-league club lands friendly with big Saudi team Atherton Collieries, who play in the seventh-tier of English football, are preparing to host a friendly with Al-Ittihad, the eight-time champions of Saudi Arabia....
15:51 2019-07-24

Aleksei Navalny Is Again Arrested in Russia Over Plans for Protest His detention came shortly after a demonstration on Saturday against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Moscow legislature in September....
14:51 2019-07-24

Forget Area 51. There’s Now an Invitation to Storm Loch Ness. A Facebook event, apparently inspired by a call to storm Area 51 in Nevada, attracted more than 22,000 pledges to seek out the fabled monster, raising a warning from Scottish lifeguards....
14:51 2019-07-24

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violence, campaigners have said....
04:00 2019-07-24

European markets trade higher as Boris Johnson wins UK leadership race; autos surge 4.2% European stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors digest Boris Johnson's victory in the race to become U.K. prime minister, while looking ahead to the European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy...
14:34 2019-07-23

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane Flares and warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
10:00 2019-07-23

Whirlpool finally recalls fire-risk tumble dryers Home appliance maker Whirlpool has launched a recall of hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers from UK homes, years after it emerged they are at risk of catching fire....
00:00 2019-07-23

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears set to dramatically refashion the country's political...
00:00 2019-07-23

Sweden drops investigation into alleged victim in A$AP Rocky brawl An investigation into the Swedish man allegedly involved in a brawl with US rapper A$AP Rocky has been dropped, the man's lawyer, Magnus Stromberg, told CNN on Monday....
00:00 2019-07-23

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
23:34 2019-07-22

French Submarine That Vanished in 1968 Is Found in the Mediterranean The Minerve wreckage was found by the same Norwegian-flagged vessel that last year located a submarine that had disappeared off Argentina’s coast with 44 sailors onboard....
18:51 2019-07-22

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in 2015....
17:00 2019-07-22

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement....
18:51 2019-07-21

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:51 2019-07-21

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
16:17 2019-07-21

Thousands of bones discovered in Vatican crypt in search for missing teenager Thousands of bones have been unearthed in two ossuaries discovered in the Vatican City, as part of an ongoing search for clues into the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl more than three decades ago....
16:17 2019-07-21

A whole nation just got hacked Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from the country's tax revenue office....
08:00 2019-07-21

Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center....
16:34 2019-07-20

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy....
13:17 2019-07-20

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
20:01 2019-07-19

Man who claims his amputation stump is pictured on cigarette packs is wrong, EU says A man who claims a picture of his amputated leg stump is being used on cigarette packets without his permission is wrong, the European Commission says....
20:01 2019-07-19

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995....
14:51 2019-07-19

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party....
14:51 2019-07-19

Police officer admits using grieving family's TV account to buy porn A police officer has admitted buying pornography at the home of a grieving family following the death of their child as he waited for the undertaker to arrive....
14:34 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
14:34 2019-07-19

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long run....
08:51 2019-07-19

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
23:17 2019-07-18

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
22:51 2019-07-18

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh...
18:51 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:34 2019-07-18

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
16:34 2019-07-18

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against...
15:17 2019-07-18

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
22:01 2019-07-17

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
18:17 2019-07-17

19 mafia suspects arrested in joint transatlantic raids Nineteen people were arrested early Wednesday on mafia-related charges as part of a joint operation between Italian Police and the FBI's New York bureau, Italian officials said....
18:17 2019-07-17

Five reasons why European stocks could see a rough end to the year Overly optimistic expectations about trade tensions and monetary stimulus coupled with Brexit and Italy's spending plans could shake European stocks, four analysts have told CNBC....
16:17 2019-07-17

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
15:34 2019-07-17

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
10:51 2019-07-17

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which local campaign groups say may be linked to two rece...
21:17 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President Donald Trump's racist tweets attacking four con...
21:17 2019-07-16

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
18:17 2019-07-16

How Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stories from Paddington Bear to Thomas the Tank Engine,...
18:17 2019-07-16

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembly....
16:34 2019-07-16

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
14:51 2019-07-16

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Turkey's state news agency Anadolu....
03:17 2019-07-16

Iran's nuclear deal breach not significant, EU chief says The European Union's foreign policy chief has said that none of the signatory parties to the Iran nuclear deal believe that the country's breach of the agreement are "significant."...
23:34 2019-07-15

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
23:34 2019-07-15

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have the...
18:51 2019-07-15

Pride of a Different Sort: Disabled Italians Parade in Rome Now in its fifth year, Italy’s Disability Pride Parade brings an often ignored community onto the streets, which are often tricky for them to navigate....
06:34 2019-07-15

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area....
01:34 2019-07-15

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks....
01:34 2019-07-15

Greens Are the New Hope for Europe’s Center. For the Far Right, They’re Enemy No. 1. As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?...
17:00 2019-07-14

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
16:17 2019-07-14

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and pow...
16:17 2019-07-14

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she ...
16:17 2019-07-14

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an American alternative....
19:51 2019-07-13

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
00:34 2019-07-13

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
19:34 2019-07-12

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed with CNBC....
17:17 2019-07-12

Russian S-400 missile-system equipment arrives in Turkey The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has arrived at the Murted Air Base in Ankara, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry....
12:51 2019-07-12

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
12:51 2019-07-12

Turkey Gets First Shipment of Russian Missile System, Defying U.S. The purchase of the sophisticated S-400 antiaircraft system was fiercely opposed by NATO and by the United States, which is expected to respond with sanctions....
11:51 2019-07-12

The Crash Made This Madrid Suburb a Ghost Town. Now It’s Coming Alive. Valdeluz, created as a commuter haven, is emerging from a lost decade after the financial crisis. But its former dreams, like a 1,500-student school, remain out of reach....
11:51 2019-07-12

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding schem...
09:34 2019-07-12

Family of missing Vatican teen hoped for clues. Instead they got empty tombs Emanuela Orlandi: The 36-year mystery into missing Italian teen deepened on Thursday after Vatican officials exhuming two tombs discovered they were completely empty....
16:51 2019-07-11

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42 Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family....
12:51 2019-07-11

The Dangerous Art of Pyotr Pavlensky His spectacular acts of self-mutilation and vandalism have landed him in jail in both Russia and France — and blurred the lines among art, protest and crime....
12:51 2019-07-11

She disappeared at 15. A cryptic tip-off in the Vatican could hold key to her case Emanuela Orlandi left her home in Vatican City 36 years ago and was never seen again. The case has gripped Italians ever since. Now, her brother hopes to find the answer in a small graveyard, just a f...
10:00 2019-07-11

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth ye...
10:00 2019-07-11

Search for Emanuela Orlandi, Missing for Three Decades, Leads to Vatican Cemetery Vatican officials on Thursday will open two tombs to determine whether 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared in 1983, could be buried inside....
07:51 2019-07-11

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
23:01 2019-07-10

‘It Could Have Been Any of Us’: Disdain for Trump Runs Among Ambassadors Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador who resigned Wednesday, was not alone in his criticism of the Trump administration and its habit of leaving foreign envoys in the dark....
23:01 2019-07-10

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalist party....
23:01 2019-07-10

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:01 2019-07-10

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
21:51 2019-07-10

Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has agenda against him - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba, whose agent says wants to leave the club, is "a great professional" and "has a heart of gold"....
11:51 2019-07-10

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial for allegedly ordering attack on French craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovati...
10:34 2019-07-10

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
00:34 2019-07-10

Who and What Are Jewish Museums For? The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin stood down after a string of controversies, and the institution is tackling tough questions as it looks for a new leader....
18:51 2019-07-09

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
17:00 2019-07-09

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
16:34 2019-07-09

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:17 2019-07-09

'Americanized' anti-abortion protests are on the rise in the UK. But a fight back has begun According to abortion-rights activists, women trying to access reproductive health services in Manchester face some of the worst anti-abortion harassment ever seen in the UK....
11:51 2019-07-09

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
11:51 2019-07-09

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
23:51 2019-07-08

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
15:17 2019-07-08

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
03:34 2019-07-08

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
00:17 2019-07-08

Deutsche Bank Scales Back Ambitions, Announcing Job Cuts and Reorganization The bank that once symbolized German economic prowess is effectively abandoning hope of playing in the same league as Wall Street banks, and struggling to remain relevant....
00:17 2019-07-08

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”...
00:17 2019-07-08

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years ...
23:00 2019-07-07

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
23:00 2019-07-07

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Se...
03:34 2019-07-07

Why is Europe so divided on climate Like almost every week in the past year, Greta Thunberg was protesting in front of the Swedish parliament on Friday. Is it a specific day of the week? Like almost every Friday for the past year?‏...
03:34 2019-07-07

Melania Trump Gets a Statue Near Her Hometown, Carved by Chain Saw An American artist commissioned a local amateur wood carver to create “the first monument to Melania” in her native Slovenia. Not everyone is impressed....
18:17 2019-07-06

Judge Orders Madrid to Keep Fining Polluting Drivers The ruling reversed the conservative mayor’s suspension of fines for older car models that enter the center of Madrid, saying the low-emissions zone was “essential” in order to improve the quality of ...
17:00 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
17:00 2019-07-06

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitious effort....
17:00 2019-07-06

The so-called 'economic Cold War' is extremely worrying, French business chief says The U.S. has so far slapped a 25% tariff on $250 billion of Chinese goods, and Beijing has also raised tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of American products....
19:34 2019-07-05

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursd...
17:34 2019-07-05

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy misspell Swedish striker's name on shirt LA Galaxy fans have an exciting new name to put on the back of their replica shirts - although the striker playing in the number nine jersey looked strangely familiar....
13:00 2019-07-05

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” one expert said....
09:17 2019-07-05

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the inciden...
21:17 2019-07-04

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
21:17 2019-07-04

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
20:00 2019-07-04

For Artist at Auschwitz, a Challenge: Stepping Into the Past, Not on It Daniel Libeskind, the Polish-American architect, was asked to design an exhibit at the death camp site about faith, and to engage without distracting....
07:51 2019-07-04

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
03:00 2019-07-04

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that key information about the incident was a "state secr...
21:51 2019-07-03

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
15:00 2019-07-03

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
01:00 2019-07-03

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
23:34 2019-07-02

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
23:34 2019-07-02

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
23:00 2019-07-02

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
22:51 2019-07-02

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
22:51 2019-07-02

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
21:34 2019-07-02

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700....
21:17 2019-07-02

Plane Stowaway Found Dead After Plunge Into a London Backyard A man’s body fell to earth on a Heathrow Airport flight path. The police say he had probably hidden in a wheel well of an inbound Kenya Airways flight....
15:51 2019-07-02

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
05:51 2019-07-02

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
19:34 2019-07-01

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants...
13:00 2019-07-01

‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ Emilie Pine talks about her remarkably frank essay collection, a best seller in Ireland that confronts infertility, sexual violence and other taboos....
13:34 2019-06-30

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island...
18:34 2019-06-29

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high temperatures after a record-breaking week....
18:34 2019-06-29

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
13:01 2019-06-29

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
03:51 2019-06-29

Who's in the running for Juncker's post and other EU top jobs? EU leaders will head back to Brussels on Sunday night for a special meeting to try and agree on who should be the next president of the European Commission....
03:51 2019-06-29

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, ha...
02:51 2019-06-29

Why the dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course may lose their protected status The sand dunes on the Trump International golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, are expected to lose their protected conservation designation, the government said Friday....
02:51 2019-06-29

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Influential Arts Administrator, Dies at 55 She championed emerging artists and, as executive director of the Children’s Museum of the Arts, sought to make art available to all types of youngsters....
01:34 2019-06-29

At Nearly 115 Degrees, France Experiences Its Hottest Day on Record Temperatures hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.62 Fahrenheit) on Friday in southern France. The heat on the continent is expected to ease in coming days....
19:00 2019-06-28

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster that killed 43 people....
13:51 2019-06-28

Skripal spy story 'not worth five kopecks,' Putin tells Financial Times Just hours before the kick-off of this week's G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, Vladimir Putin previewed his hopes for a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, in a wide-ranging interview with the Fin...
09:17 2019-06-28

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged alterc...
23:00 2019-06-27

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual...
23:00 2019-06-27

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was g...
23:00 2019-06-27

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's yo...
23:00 2019-06-27

A cigarette or an electrical fault could have started Notre Dame fire, prosecutors say The catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral could have been caused by a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, French prosecutors said Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-27

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to s...
23:00 2019-06-27

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Rome blocking it from coming ashore....
23:00 2019-06-27

Two killed after Russian plane overshoots runway and bursts into flames Two crew members were killed but all 43 passengers survived after a Russian aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an emergency landing at an airport in Siberia....
23:00 2019-06-27

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
23:00 2019-06-27

Europe's strange heatwave, in one image The "scream" map was first published on Météociel, a French site that automatically generates weather pattern visualizations based on data from various forecasting models....
23:00 2019-06-27

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 1970s....
20:34 2019-06-27

Prague sees its biggest protest since the fall of communism. Here's why The protest gathered more than 250,000 people, according to media reports, making it the largest show of anger among the general public since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which brought down Communism in...
20:34 2019-06-27

Daimler's stock drops as diesel scandal cuts profit for Mercedes' parent company Share's of German automaker Daimler fell almost 4% in Monday trading after the company said Sunday that profits for the second quarter would be hurt by troubles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and d...
20:34 2019-06-27

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission...
20:34 2019-06-27

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
20:34 2019-06-27

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
20:34 2019-06-27

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
19:51 2019-06-27

For Some Home Buyers, It’s All About the Royal Backstory Whether it’s a weekend cottage or a former workshop for regalia, the “magic” of ties to monarchy can increase a property’s value, European agents say....
19:51 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
19:51 2019-06-27

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
19:51 2019-06-27

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
19:51 2019-06-27

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord....
19:51 2019-06-27

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
19:51 2019-06-27

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
09:34 2019-06-24

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
19:34 2019-06-23

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
14:34 2019-06-23

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8....
05:17 2019-06-23

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) o...
02:00 2019-06-23

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
18:34 2019-06-22

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
14:00 2019-06-22

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Ge...
02:34 2019-06-22

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as "The Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
16:17 2019-06-21

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
14:34 2019-06-21

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
14:34 2019-06-21

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero ...
05:17 2019-06-21

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
05:17 2019-06-21

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
21:17 2019-06-20

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks....
20:17 2019-06-20

The E.U. Has 4 Main Chiefs. What Do They Do? The race to name the presidents of the four institutions that run the European Union is on. Here’s what each of institution does, and why it matters....
20:17 2019-06-20

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
20:17 2019-06-20

Waymo inks driverless car deal with Renault, Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles for France, Japan Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the autonomous car company annou...
08:17 2019-06-20

A British church apologized after it asked a boy with autism to leave for making noises during a service A dad intended to celebrate the end of Father's Day at church with his two young sons in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a disruption and Rimmer considered "rejection."...
03:51 2019-06-20

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
22:17 2019-06-19

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
22:17 2019-06-19

Four to Face Murder Charges in Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Three of those charged have ties to Russian military and intelligence agencies, and the indictment also suggests the involvement of an aide to Vladimir V. Putin....
21:51 2019-06-19

The MH17 Charges, Explained Four men were charged with murder for an attack on a plane in 2014. What happened then, who are the defendants and what does it have to do with Russia?...
21:51 2019-06-19

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer’s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
21:51 2019-06-19

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat....
15:17 2019-06-19

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin last year before she was sexually assaulted and killed...
15:17 2019-06-19

MH17 crash investigators say four suspects face murder charges Four people will be charged with murder and causing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane was shot down in eastern Ukraine killing 298 people, international investigator...
15:17 2019-06-19

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and p...
13:17 2019-06-19

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
11:51 2019-06-19

Elderly woman seriously injured in William and Kate convoy crash An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a police convoy escorting Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge....
11:00 2019-06-19

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
21:17 2019-06-18

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:34 2019-06-18

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
17:17 2019-06-18

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
17:17 2019-06-18

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
13:34 2019-06-18

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate a shortage of Catholic clergy there....
17:51 2019-06-17

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailand....
17:51 2019-06-17

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst has told CNBC....
16:00 2019-06-17

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
16:00 2019-06-17

Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days Iran will surpass the internationally agreed levels of its low-enriched uranium levels in 10 days, the country's atomic energy body said Monday....
11:34 2019-06-17

Amanda Knox, Tearful and Angry, Speaks in Italy, Years After Murder Acquittal At a conference on wrongful convictions, Ms. Knox said: “I know that many people think I am bad. That I don’t belong here. It shows how a false narrative can be powerful and undermine justice.”...
02:34 2019-06-16

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
13:51 2019-06-15

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a r...
13:34 2019-06-15

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
05:17 2019-06-15

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he woul...
02:51 2019-06-15

Amanda Knox, now a free woman, returns to Italy to rewrite her narrative The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!'" the accompanying caption reads....
02:51 2019-06-15

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
14:51 2019-06-14

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
14:51 2019-06-14

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu....
09:51 2019-06-14

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
09:51 2019-06-14

Mohammed bin Salman's sister faces trial for allegedly ordering beating of craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will face trial in Paris next month after she allegedly ordered her bodyguard to attack a craftsman, CNN has confirmed....
22:34 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:51 2019-06-13

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher....
17:34 2019-06-13

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
17:34 2019-06-13

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
16:01 2019-06-13

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro....
13:34 2019-06-13

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
13:34 2019-06-13

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
00:34 2019-06-13

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
23:34 2019-06-12

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partner...
23:34 2019-06-12

Chris Froome out of Tour de France after fracturing femur, elbow and ribs in high-speed crash Britain's four-time champion Chris Froome suffers a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
22:34 2019-06-12

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
21:17 2019-06-11

Four bodies recovered as Hungary tourist boat lifted out of Danube Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was finally lifted out of the River Danube on Tuesday....
21:17 2019-06-11

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
13:00 2019-06-11

Once Threatened, Europe’s Night Trains Rebound With growing concern over the environmental impact of flying, sleeper train service, long considered old-fashioned and nostalgic, is picking up steam....
11:34 2019-06-11

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- ...
09:51 2019-06-11

Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough....
21:00 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
18:00 2019-06-10

Put Off by Venice’s Crowds? Try the Oasis Next Door Should tourism be limited in overcrowded European cities? The author ponders the issue as he explores Treviso, Venice’s quieter neighbor, where canals also flow....
12:51 2019-06-10

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
22:17 2019-06-09

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
20:17 2019-06-09

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
20:17 2019-06-09

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the...
18:17 2019-06-09

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be s...
06:51 2019-06-09

Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend," Russian President Vladimir Putin....
16:51 2019-06-08

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
16:51 2019-06-08

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
13:01 2019-06-08

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
11:51 2019-06-08

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
05:00 2019-06-08

Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts Read CNN's Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts to learn about his involvement in genocide and crimes against humanity during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s....
05:00 2019-06-08

Xi calls Trump his friend and says the US won't disconnect with China The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globalization....
21:17 2019-06-07

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK....
19:34 2019-06-07

British Police Arrest 4 After Gay Women Are Assaulted on London Bus The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
19:34 2019-06-07

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
19:17 2019-06-07

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
18:00 2019-06-07

Captain in Budapest Cruise Accident Was Involved in Earlier Boat Crash The captain of the Viking Sigyn, which rammed a smaller tourist boat last week, killing several South Korean tourists, was on a ship that collided with an oil tanker in the Netherlands in April....
15:51 2019-06-07

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
15:00 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch live on BBC One....
09:34 2019-06-07

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
01:17 2019-06-07

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
01:17 2019-06-07

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
20:00 2019-06-06

England football fans in Porto 'an embarrassment' Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment", the Football Association has said....
20:00 2019-06-06

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
20:00 2019-06-06

Euro hits session high as ECB strikes a dovish tone with revised forward guidance The central bank said interest rates on its marginal lending facility and deposit facility would remain unchanged at 0%, 0.25% and -0.40%, respectively....
14:17 2019-06-06

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
12:34 2019-06-06

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
07:51 2019-06-06

Protests against 'Czech Trump' are Prague's 'biggest since fall of Communism' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
22:34 2019-06-05

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immi...
22:34 2019-06-05

Day 3 of Trump’s U.K. Visit: A D-Day Ceremony With World Leaders President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
22:00 2019-06-05

President Trump, Unloved in Britain, Still Tries to Play Kingmaker As if in an episode of “The Apprentice,” Mr. Trump evaluated the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the candidates themselves competed for his favor....
22:00 2019-06-05

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
22:00 2019-06-05

The Soviet Union’s Jewish Tolstoy — Censored in Life, Now Revived Alexandra Popoff has written a biography of Vasily Grossman, the Soviet writer whose masterpiece, “Life and Fate,” compared Stalin’s regime to Hitler’s....
13:00 2019-06-05

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
13:00 2019-06-05

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they co...
12:34 2019-06-05

Reyes car travelling at over 220km/h - police Former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes was driving at more than 135mph (220kmph) when he died in a car crash on Saturday, Spanish police have said....
22:34 2019-06-04

For Trump, London Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair The president’s children seemed to materialize overnight in London. But their appearance with the British royals was the culmination of a month’s planning....
18:34 2019-06-04

Denmark Faces an Election Fueled by Anger on Climate and Immigration The campaign has underlined the divide between those who fear environmental change will destroy the planet and those who fear immigration will destroy the country....
18:34 2019-06-04

Daniel Barenboim’s Contract Is Extended Despite Bullying Accusations Berlin’s culture minister said an investigation had found that “none of the legally relevant accusations” against the Staatsoper’s music director could be confirmed....
18:34 2019-06-04

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
11:17 2019-06-04

Trump to Meet May in London: Live Updates On the second day of the president’s three-day state visit to Britain, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, while protesters are expected to turn out in force....
11:17 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
10:51 2019-06-04

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
03:01 2019-06-04

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
19:17 2019-06-03

Trump’s Love Affair With the Royal Family Dates Back to His Mother As a 6-year-old, Trump sat beside his mother as she watched Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, enthralled at the gilded splendor. His father scoffed at the ceremony....
13:34 2019-06-03

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie."...
18:17 2019-06-02

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
12:17 2019-06-02

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
17:00 2019-06-01

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in prison and a €300,000 ($335,000) fine under new rules to...
12:51 2019-06-01

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
23:17 2019-05-31

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the...
18:34 2019-05-31

Julian Assange Suffering Psychological Torture, U.N. Expert Says The United Nations special rapporteur on torture accused Britain, Sweden and the United States of persecuting the WikiLeaks founder and said he should not be extradited....
17:00 2019-05-31

A Latter-day Lawrence of Arabia Shakes Up Britain’s Tories Rory Stewart, a dark-horse candidate for prime minister, has hijacked the contest with a goofy internet campaign — and an eloquent plea for compromise....
17:00 2019-05-31

Flooded Danube Hampers Rescuers After Budapest Boat Accident Search and rescue operations continued after the fatal boat collision on Wednesday, but officials had little hope of finding survivors. Hungary’s prime minister promised a thorough investigation....
17:00 2019-05-31

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a grea...
10:17 2019-05-31

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:34 2019-05-31

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
23:00 2019-05-30

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
21:00 2019-05-30

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalit...
21:00 2019-05-30

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
15:34 2019-05-30

7 South Koreans dead, 19 missing after tourist boat sinks in Hungary Seven South Korean tourists are dead and 19 are still missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Hungary, according to South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
07:17 2019-05-30

Former Belgian king submits DNA in paternity case The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has submitted a DNA sample in an ongoing paternity suit from an artist who claims to be his daughter, fathered during an alleged affair....
21:17 2019-05-29

Britain Vowed Big Changes After Grenfell Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
14:51 2019-05-29

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional confrontation....
14:51 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by implying that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
14:51 2019-05-29

Sure, the Populists Gained, but the Real Winners May Be for Europe In a fragmented new European Parliament, President Emmanuel Macron of France’s pro-Europe forces and the Greens may have more leverage to influence both policy and personnel....
01:34 2019-05-29

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
01:34 2019-05-29