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01:30 2019-10-15

Populist parties celebrate in Poland and lick their wounds in Hungary Poland and Hungary -- both populist strongholds that have clashed with the European Commission and rights groups over perceived crackdowns on democracy in recent years -- were on Monday grappling with...
23:17 2019-10-14

Catalan independence leaders given lengthy prison sentences Nine Catalan independence leaders have received lengthy prison sentences of between nine and 13 years for their part in a failed 2017 attempt to split from Spain, but were acquitted of the most seriou...
23:17 2019-10-14

The Queen Speaks, but Is Overshadowed by Brexit By tradition, the queen’s speech is when the governing party lays out its legislative agenda. But Parliament is preoccupied with other matters just now....
22:51 2019-10-14

Nobel economics prize winner hopes to inspire 'many, many other women' The winner of this year's Nobel economics prize, Esther Duflo, said she hopes her win will "inspire many, many other women to continue working."...
21:17 2019-10-14

In Pivotal Vote in Poland, Many See a Test for Democracy In four years since coming to power, the Law and Justice party has tried to reshape the country in ways that critics say undermine democracy and the rule of law....
16:17 2019-10-13

Like ‘Working in a Prison’: Six Years in the Hell of Syria’s Hospitals Dr. Omar Ibrahim was a resident in neurosurgery in Egypt when he decided to go to Syria “to achieve something different.” He is out now, but wants to return to war surgery....
23:17 2019-10-11

How the extreme-right gamified terror It was an eerily familiar scene. A gunman livestreaming an attack on a head-mounted camera, in the style of a first-person shooter video game, and uploading it along with an extremist tirade....
18:17 2019-10-11

Peter Handke's Nobel win sparks outrage The decision to award Austrian writer Peter Handke a Nobel Prize in Literature has sparked widespread outrage, with critics calling it "shameful" that the award has been given to a "genocide denier."...
18:17 2019-10-11

France-England match off because of typhoon England's World Cup match against France is called off because of Typhoon Hagibis, but Scotland must wait on their crucial game, while Ireland's fixture is set to go ahead....
20:17 2019-10-10

In Hateful Screed, German Synagogue Attacker Sought Wide Audience The gunman who fatally shot two people made clear that he chose his target intending to kill as many Jews as possible and that he hoped to impress extremists beyond Germany....
16:51 2019-10-10

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy member....
16:51 2019-10-10

Ukraine leader says meeting Putin is key 'if we want to end the war' in the Donbass region Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said a direct meeting must happen with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to end a long-running "war" in the east of Ukraine....
14:51 2019-10-10

Suspected gunman arrested after two killed in livestreamed attack near German synagogue A gunman in an eastern German town has killed two people and injured several others in a suspected antisemitic rampage on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar....
07:51 2019-10-10

Assailant Live-Streamed Attempted Attack on German Synagogue A gunman tried to enter a synagogue in Germany during Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, in what officials called an anti-Semitic attack....
03:17 2019-10-10

German synagogue shooting ‘another tragic demonstration of anti-Semitism’: UN chief The killing of two people outside a synagogue in Germany on Wednesday has been characterized by the UN Secretary-General as “another tragic demonstration of anti-Semitism.”...
00:51 2019-10-10

Gerry Adams Fast Facts View the Gerry Adams Fast Facts on CNN and learn about the former president of Sinn Fein, the leading republican political party in Northern Ireland....
08:17 2019-10-09

A Far-Right Dilemma for Europe’s Mainstream: Contain It or Join It? Traditional parties are increasingly working with the far right at a local level, fraying a taboo. Will the cooperation defuse or enable a disruptive force?...
00:17 2019-10-09

Top Secret Russian Unit Seeks to Destabilize Europe, Security Officials Say Known as Unit 29155, the group is skilled in subversion, sabotage and assassination and has only recently become known to Western intelligence agencies....
18:17 2019-10-08

Swedish royals: Five of King's grandchildren no longer official members The King of Sweden has reduced the number of family members who will continue to receive taxpayer funds, stripping five of his grandchildren of their royal highness status, according to an official st...
09:51 2019-10-08

Kremlin releases Putin hiking video to mark president's 67th birthday Vladimir Putin has often been pictured stripped to the waist during his relaxing breaks, but this weekend Russia's president remained fully clothed as he spent hiked in southern Siberia's mountains ah...
00:51 2019-10-08

At Least 13 Women Are Killed as Migrant Boat Capsizes Near Italy Rescue vessels picked up 22 survivors from the boat, which had set off from Tunisia, but the Italian Coast Guard said it feared that many others might have died....
21:51 2019-10-07

Pope opens meeting that could lead to some married men becoming priests Pope Francis opened a highly contentious three-week summit Sunday that could potentially clear the way for some married men to become Catholic priests....
02:17 2019-10-07

Jeremy Corbyn or No-Deal Brexit? The U.K. Might Have to Choose In the face of a potentially chaotic departure from the E.U., the socialism of Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn is beginning to look like a relatively reasonable option....
18:51 2019-10-06

Kosovo Voters Want a New Future, but Old Problems Linger Voters on Sunday are being asked to pick its first female leader or stay with a cast of politicians who have dominated a government long accused of corruption....
18:51 2019-10-06

A scandal over cervical checks is a sign of a bigger problem in Ireland Irish mother of two Vicky Phalan set off a line of inquiry that has helped to expose a series of scandals within Ireland's health service, controversies that have raised questions about the prevalence...
21:00 2019-10-05

Pope appoints 13 cardinals who reflect his inclusive vision for Catholic Church Pope Francis has appointed 13 new cardinals during a ceremony at the Vatican on Saturday, many who which symbolize his priorities for the Catholic Church during his papacy and ultimately, his le...
21:00 2019-10-05

Paris police attacker followed a 'radical vision of Islam,' anti-terrorism prosecutor says The perpetrator of a knife attack that left four people dead at a Paris police headquarters had recently adhered to a "radical vision of Islam," according to witnesses, anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-...
21:00 2019-10-05

Prince Harry Goes to Battle With Tabloids, Rupturing an Old Relationship He has begun legal proceedings against The Sun and The Daily Mirror, accusing them of phone hacking. The case is an extraordinary break from the royal practice, “Never complain, never explain.”...
09:34 2019-10-05

Former Italian Prime Minister Says He’s Suing Trump Aide for Slander A far-right conspiracy theory promoted by members of the Trump administration has created a headache — and opportunity — for Italy’s bickering leaders....
09:34 2019-10-05

British Man and His Wife Are Abducted in Philippines, Police Say The police said gunmen took a British man and his Filipino wife from a resort in the southern Philippines, where Islamic militants have been known to kidnap foreigners....
09:34 2019-10-05

European markets close higher after positive US nonfarm payroll data European stocks closed higher Friday afternoon after a key U.S. jobs report showed employment growing steadily and the jobless rate hitting a 50-year low, easing fears for the health of the world'...
03:34 2019-10-05

Four killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters Four people were killed in a knife attack at police headquarters in Paris on Thursday, a police union official said. The assailant, an administrative officer employed by the police, was shot dead....
23:34 2019-10-04

Paris knife attack investigation forwarded to terrorism prosecutor, source says The investigation into a knife attack that left four people dead at Paris police headquarters has been forwarded to French terrorism prosecutors, a source at the Paris prosecutor's office told CNN Fri...
23:34 2019-10-04

Ukraine to Review Criminal Case on Owner of Firm Linked to Biden’s Son The development came amid an impeachment inquiry against President Trump linked to a request that Ukraine investigate the former vice president and his son....
17:00 2019-10-04

European markets surge after positive US nonfarm payroll data European stocks jumped Friday afternoon after a key U.S. jobs report showed employment growing steadily and the jobless rate hitting a 50-year low, easing fears for the health of the world's larg...
15:34 2019-10-04

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Plan Hits a Wall in Brussels In Parliament, the British prime minister’s plan won support from some who had voted against Theresa May’s deal. But it was greeted frostily by European Union diplomats....
21:00 2019-10-03

Knife Attack at Paris Police Headquarters Leaves 4 Dead The assailant, an administrative employee who had worked at Police Headquarters since 2003, was also killed, an official said. His motive was not immediately clear....
18:00 2019-10-03

A recent EU court ruling on Starbucks could have implications for firms like Apple EU court rulings for Starbucks and Fiat could indicate how similar tax investigations will play out and potentially push Brussels to probe more major multinational firms, industry experts have told CN...
12:00 2019-10-03

European markets mixed; US tariffs on EU goods fuel growth concerns European stocks were mixed Thursday morning after the U.S. announced it would impose billions of dollars' worth of tariffs on exports from the European Union....
09:34 2019-10-03

A zebra escaped from the circus and was shot dead on a highway A zebra that ran away from a circus in Germany was shot dead on a highway after causing traffic accidents and "material damage," police confirmed Wednesday....
06:00 2019-10-03

Putin Says He Doesn’t Mind if Private Talk With Trump Is Made Public Days after his spokesman said the leaders’ chats should remain secret, Mr. Putin said he had nothing to hide, and made light of charges of election interference....
20:34 2019-10-02

As Boris Johnson’s Time to Get Brexit Deal Ticks Down, Blame Game Heats Up Officials in Brussels, Dublin and London question whether the prime minister is more serious about striking a deal, or about averting blame if talks fail....
18:34 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson Says, ‘I Love Europe,’ Even as He Presents Brexit Plan The swift, negative response of Irish officials to the plan by the British prime minister suggested that it would not draw the two sides any closer to an amicable divorce....
18:34 2019-10-02

Europe braces for remnants of record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo Warnings of flash flooding and dangerous high winds have been issued in Europe as remnants of the record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo approach the continent....
07:34 2019-10-02

As Boris Johnson’s Time to Get a Brexit Deal Ticks Down, Blame Game Heats Up Officials in Brussels, Dublin and London question whether the prime minister is more serious about striking a deal, or about averting blame if talks fail....
01:00 2019-10-02

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Sues Mail on Sunday Over Publication of Letter In a statement, the duchess’s husband, Prince Harry, said that the letter was published unlawfully and was part of a “ruthless campaign” by British tabloids....
01:00 2019-10-02

Ukraine's Zelensky talks movies with Tom Cruise amid political storm Volodymyr Zelensky may have been swept into the center of a major political storm in Washington, but the Ukrainian President still made some time to meet Hollywood A-lister Tom Cruise this week....
18:00 2019-10-01

At least one dead, 10 injured in stabbing at Finnish school complex A violent attack at a vocational school in Kuopio, eastern Finland, has left at least one person dead and 10 injured, two seriously, according to police....
18:00 2019-10-01

What supersonic travel means for you There was a time when the possibilities of air travel seemed limitless. Boeing's 747 "Jumbo Jet" supersized commerical aviation, then Concorde took it supersonic....
18:00 2019-10-01

The world's longest-running airlines When we hear that an industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary, images of the industrial revolution might spring to mind, with its coal-powered steam machines, railways and chimneys....
18:00 2019-10-01

Italy needs a 'credible' plan for its finances, IMF official says The new Italian government needs a "credible" plan to make the country's finances more sustainable in the medium term, a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) told CNBC Tuesday....
15:34 2019-10-01

The guy who sold Wunderlist to Microsoft is now working on a PowerPoint competitor At Microsoft, Christian Reber got a sense of how widely deployed the PowerPoint software is. Now he's come up with an alternative that he thinks people will enjoy more....
15:34 2019-10-01

Fatal fire at packed refugee camp sparks riots among residents At least one person died in a fire that broke out at the overcrowded Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, leading to rioting among its inhabitants and clashes with police....
02:00 2019-10-01

How Iran’s President Left Trump Hanging, and Macron in the Hall President Emmanuel Macron of France tried to broker a call in the New York hotel where Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, was staying. President Trump wanted to talk. Mr. Rouhani declined....
21:34 2019-09-30

Greek police release TWA hijacking suspect and say it was a case of mistaken identity A 65-year-old Lebanese man arrested recently in Greece in connection with the 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847, in which a US Navy diver was killed, was released after police said it was a case of mis...
16:00 2019-09-30

One of the world's youngest leaders returns in Austria after scandal brought his government down Sebastian Kurz's Austrian People's Party came first in the country's parliamentary election, winning in every federal state except in the capital Vienna, according to the Austrian Interior Ministry....
16:00 2019-09-30

ECB's Draghi backs France's calls for further euro integration The outgoing president of the European Central Bank (ECB) has called on euro countries to commit to further integration – in what's a controversial and dividing topic among the 19 nations....
11:34 2019-09-30

Kurz Wins Austria Election. Will He Turn to Far Right or Greens to Govern? Sebastian Kurz, who came in first in a snap election in Austria, has a choice: Partner again with the far-right party that collapsed his government or shift left?...
00:34 2019-09-30

A secret-video scandal brought down Sebastian Kurz's government. Now he's set to return Austrians were voting in a snap election on Sunday after Sebastian Kurz and his right-wing coalition government lost a vote of no confidence in May, following a corruption scandal prompted by a secret...
17:34 2019-09-29

Austria’s Kurz, Leading in Polls, Looks Open to Reunion With Far Right Four months after scandal imploded Sebastian Kurz’s coalition, the wunderkind conservative looks set to win again in Sunday’s election. Will he embrace the far right a second time?...
21:00 2019-09-28

More than half of tree species found only in Europe face extinction More than half of Europe's endemic trees -- species that are only found in the region -- are at risk of extinction because of diseases, pests and human activities, a conservation organization based in...
19:34 2019-09-28

Macron's 'hot streak' in Europe may not help him at the next election, analyst says France's youngest ever president has won a series of European battles during the past year, but that's unlikely to resonate with his voters at the next election, an analyst told CNBC....
10:00 2019-09-27

Women in Parliament Call Out Boris Johnson for His Incendiary Language on Brexit The prime minister this week came up with new slurs for those who disagree with him about Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying they were humiliating their country....
09:34 2019-09-27

Ukraine promises a new investigation. It won't involve Joe Biden or his son It would have hardly seemed likely back in April that a little-known Ukrainian gas company would be propelled to the center of a massive US political scandal....
00:34 2019-09-27

Google's cloud chief says US-China trade war has not affected sales growth The trade war between the U.S. and China hasn't had an impact on Google's fast-growing cloud business, according to Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian....
21:34 2019-09-26

As ‘the last European divided country’, Cyprus President tells Assembly UN is ‘the only way forward’ The past 45 years of “unacceptable status quo” has prevented lasting peace and stability in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday....
18:34 2019-09-26

Jacques Chirac, former French president, is dead at 86 Former French President Jacques Chirac, known for a carefully crafted "everyman" image but whose later years were dogged by allegations of corruption, has died at the age of 86....
17:00 2019-09-26

Giant Glacier on Mont Blanc Is in Danger of Collapse, Experts Warn The Italian authorities have closed two roads and evacuated mountain huts after researchers found a gaping crack in an ice mass on the Mont Blanc massif....
14:34 2019-09-26

Boris Johnson Is Defiant as U.K. Parliament Reconvenes After a stinging Supreme Court defeat, the prime minister came out fighting on Brexit. He also infuriated some lawmakers by invoking the memory of Jo Cox, a Brexit opponent....
14:34 2019-09-26

Boris Johnson Criticized Over Comments About Jo Cox Speaking in Parliament, the prime minister suggested that recalcitrant lawmakers had only themselves to blame for the climate of hostility that has enveloped British politics....
14:34 2019-09-26

36 Hours in Dublin A vibrant culture of Irish food, crafts, booze, literature and music offers a weekend of diversions, but it’s Dublin’s complex history and its welcoming spirit that will linger longest....
14:34 2019-09-26

French #MeToo Movement’s Founder Loses Defamation Case Sandra Muller started #BalanceTonPorc, or #ExposeYourPig, when she accused a former TV executive of making crude comments to her. He admitted the comments but denied harassment....
10:00 2019-09-26

Boris Johnson Back Home. Parliament Back in Session. What Could Go Wrong? After a stinging Supreme Court defeat, the prime minister came out fighting on Brexit. He also infuriated some lawmakers by invoking the memory of Jo Cox, a Brexit opponent....
10:00 2019-09-26

The Berlin Police Are Confident the Killer Is in Jail. They Just Don’t Know His Name. The German authorities suspect the well-planned killing of a former Chechen separatist in Berlin was carried out by a Russian hit man released from prison for that purpose....
10:00 2019-09-26

French #MeToo founder loses defamation case, ordered to pay damages A court in Paris has ordered the founder of France's #MeToo movement to pay thousands of euros in damages for defaming a man by accusing him of making lewd comments about her....
03:00 2019-09-26

Couple receive nearly 25,000 ecstasy pills in the mail by mistake A middle-aged couple in Austria received quite a surprise one morning when a parcel that was supposed to contain dresses bought online from a retailer in the Netherlands turned out to contain nearly 2...
17:34 2019-09-25

The EuroMillions jackpot has rolled over 19 consecutive times, hitting the cap of 190 million euros The EuroMillions jackpot has grown to 190 million euros ($209 million), and there has never been a sequence of rollovers like this in EuroMillions history....
02:34 2019-09-25

Rejoice, booze lovers. A German court ruled that hangovers are an illness Finally, the excuse employees around the world have used after a night of drunken antics is legit: A German court has ruled that hangovers are a disease....
23:00 2019-09-24

Federal investigators say the FAA's Boeing 737 Max inspectors were insufficiently trained The U.S. Office of the Special Counsel says FAA inspectors who worked on the Boeing 737 Max and other aircraft were underqualified and that the air safety agency misled lawmakers about it....
21:00 2019-09-24

France's IVF laws make mothers feel like outlaws Isabelle Laurans and her boyfriend spent years trying for a baby. When it didn't work, they decided to see if fertility treatment would help them conceive....
17:34 2019-09-24

Franco's body can be exhumed, rules Spanish court The remains of right-wing dictator General Francisco Franco can be exhumed, Spain's Supreme court ruled Tuesday, resolving an issue that has divided opinion for decades....
17:34 2019-09-24

An Underwater World of Marble to Amuse and Protect Tuscan Fish A fisherman wanted to prevent illegal trawling that had depleted local marine life. He came up with an idea that is part environmental activism, part arts initiative....
12:00 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful, U.K. Supreme Court Rules In a major blow to the prime minister, the court ruled unanimously that Parliament is still in session and can resume its Brexit debate before the Oct. 14 date set by Mr. Johnson....
12:00 2019-09-24

FAA says each country will make 'its own decision' on when the Boeing 737 Max returns The FAA says each country's regulator will decide when the Boeing 737 Max can return to the skies as the grounding of Boeing's best seller, edges toward its eighth month....
07:00 2019-09-24

Spain Arrests 9 in Catalonia on Suspicion of Plotting Violence The Spanish police gave few details of the arrests, and prosecutors said the raids were aimed at gathering evidence of a pro-independence group’s “advanced preparation for terrorist acts.”...
05:34 2019-09-24

U.S. Seeks More Sanctions on Venezuela’s Leaders and Faults Europe’s Inertia Latin American nations and the United States cleared the way for more sanctions against loyalists to President Nicolás Maduro. But Europe has yet to follow....
05:34 2019-09-24

Luxury 'bespoke' KitKat candy bar to be sold in the UK for up to $17 each Nestle is launching what it describes as luxury, hand-crafted KitKats in the U.K. market, with the custom-made chocolate bars set to cost up to 14 pounds ($17.40) each....
00:00 2019-09-24

Thomas Cook, World’s Oldest Travel Company, Collapses The collapse set in motion what was being described as the biggest peacetime repatriation in British history and had tourism officials in top vacation spots biting their nails....
22:00 2019-09-23

Police clash with demonstrators in Paris as yellow vest protesters join climate change march Violent clashes broke out between riot police and protesters in Paris on Saturday, after "gilets jaunes," or yellow vest protesters, as well as anti-capitalist activists joined a climate change demons...
18:34 2019-09-22

Ukraine's comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America's reality-TV President Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insu...
18:34 2019-09-22

Greek police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect Greek police say they have arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man on the island of Mykonos over the hijacking of TWA Flight 847 in 1985 in which a US Navy officer was killed....
18:34 2019-09-22

Abdelhak Nouri: The Ajax prodigy who suffered permanent brain damage Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri played for the club he always loved, until he suffered serious and permanent brain damage during a pre-season friendly in 2017....
00:51 2019-09-21

Barcelona's Fati granted Spanish citizenship Barcelona's Ansu Fati is granted Spanish citizenship paving they way for him to play for them at international level, though he remains eligible for Guinea-Bissau and Portugal....
00:51 2019-09-21

Siberian shaman arrested after traveling nearly 2,000 miles to 'exorcise' Putin A shaman on a 5,000-mile journey to "exorcise" President Vladimir Putin has been arrested by Russian armed police, a human rights organization has said....
19:51 2019-09-20

Most Europeans see China's 'aggressive' trade practices as an economic threat, survey shows With a population of more than 1.3 billion, the Chinese market is already a huge source of revenue for companies around the world — but the state's economic policies have faced heavy criticism....
17:51 2019-09-20

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
12:51 2019-09-20

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statement....
02:51 2019-09-20

Dutch government heeds call to spend more — but analysts say it might not be enough for Draghi The Dutch government announced plans for more economic stimulus in the coming year, but analysts believe it falls short of what institutions like the European Central Bank President (ECB) have called ...
15:51 2019-09-19

UK has until end of this month to come up with a Brexit proposal or 'it's over,' EU leaders say The U.K. has until September 30 to make written proposals to replace the controversial Irish backstop or its relationship with the EU is over, the leaders of France and Finland agreed Wednesday....
13:51 2019-09-19

'I did not want to humiliate' Johnson In a BBC exclusive, the Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel says it was never his intention to humiliate Boris Johnson by holding a press conference without him....
21:51 2019-09-18

France Didn’t Ban Pesticides Near Towns. So Mayors Are Doing It Themselves. A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
20:51 2019-09-18

Britain’s Supreme Court Is Thrust Into Center of Brexit Debate A case against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is testing Britain’s Supreme Court and its tradition of steering clear of political disputes....
20:51 2019-09-18

Spain to hold fourth election in as many years after coalition talks fail Spain is set to hold its fourth election in as many years after acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez failed to secure enough support in parliament to form a government....
15:51 2019-09-18

Europe is being urged to spend, but some nations are showing little appetite for change EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to revive the region's economy....
15:51 2019-09-17

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
10:17 2019-09-17

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with the EU to court Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax fight between the iPhone maker and EU regulator....
10:17 2019-09-17

Mark Ruffalo smashes Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays the anger-prone Hulk in the "Avengers" movie franchise, has struck out at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suggesting Britain could break free of the EU's "manacle...
20:51 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker Hold Crucial Brexit Talks Mr. Juncker, the head of the European Commission, called Brexit a “continental tragedy,” while Mr. Johnson compared Britain to the Hulk, a big, green comic book hero....
13:51 2019-09-16

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
22:34 2019-09-15

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede Tyson Fury battles to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fights for over nine rounds with deep cuts to maintain his unbeaten record in a dramatic bout in Las Vegas....
14:00 2019-09-15

Putin builds war chest as Kremlin digs in for the next crisis In the latest display of deepening cracks in the West's formerly unified economic campaign against Russia, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters Monday that "the time is right" f...
11:34 2019-09-15

Neymar's day: Booed for 90 minutes, then a stunning winning goal After a tumultuous offseason, Brazilian superstar Neymar made his season debut with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday. He was met by raucous booing from the home fans in Paris before scoring a stunning,...
06:00 2019-09-15

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
20:34 2019-09-14

New Italian government lets migrant rescue ship dock after Salvini's departure An aid ship carrying 82 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean has been granted permission to dock on the Italian island of Lampedusa and for migrants to disembark, SOS Mediterranee and an Italian mi...
19:34 2019-09-14

China's clout is growing on the edge of the EU, and the US is worried The sprawling steel mill is visible for miles around Smederevo, disgorging plumes of thick black smoke into the Serbian sky. More than 100 years old, the mill is the beating heart of the city, perched...
17:00 2019-09-14

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy....
01:34 2019-09-14

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have earned....
01:34 2019-09-14

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit Britain seemed poised at times between a proud tradition and something new and menacing, a populist flouting of customs and institutions in the name of “the people.”...
01:34 2019-09-14

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-president of the European Commission, told CNBC Frid...
13:34 2019-09-13

Saudi Princess Convicted in French Assault Case: ‘This Dog Must be Killed’ Hassa bint Salman, the half sister of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was accused of ordering her bodyguard to hit a contractor working in her Paris apartment in 2016....
12:34 2019-09-13

At the E.U., a New Title and Some Old Concerns About the Far Right Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migration policy....
12:34 2019-09-13

Britain Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty. While Prime Minister Boris Johnson has minimized the potential damage of a no-deal Brexit, an internal document warns of many of the same dislocations the critics have talked about....
12:34 2019-09-13

Nationwide raids target Russian opposition activists after Moscow poll, says Alexei Navalny Russian authorities have staged nationwide raids on the regional offices of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of dozens of staff and supporters, his team said Thursday....
00:00 2019-09-13

Plastic alternatives could make marine pollution even worse, report finds Compostable alternatives to plastic could worsen marine pollution and have other serious environmental impacts, a report from a committee of UK MPs has warned....
00:00 2019-09-13

Russia Raids Offices and Homes of Navalny Allies A wave of raids nationwide took aim at allies of Aleksei A. Navalny, the leading Putin critic, as the Kremlin tries to keep dissent from spreading beyond Moscow....
23:00 2019-09-12

French Court Convicts Saudi Princess in Assault Case Hassa bint Salman, the half sister of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was accused of ordering her bodyguard to hit a contractor working in her Paris apartment in 2016....
23:00 2019-09-12

New E.U. Chief Accused of Echoing Far-Right Rhetoric on Migration Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migration policy....
23:00 2019-09-12

Britain’s Government Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty. While Prime Minister Boris Johnson has minimized the potential damage of a no-deal Brexit, an internal document describing the government’s contingency plans warns of many of the same dislocations the...
23:00 2019-09-12

Saudi Princess found guilty of ordering her bodyguard to beat up craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been found guilty of ordering a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury Paris apartment three ...
16:34 2019-09-12

Three alleged victims come forward in rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein in Paris, prosecutor's office says Three alleged victims came forward to French authorities in relation to the Jeffrey Epstein rape investigation opened by the Paris prosecutor's office last month, a spokesman told CNN on Wednesday....
07:34 2019-09-12

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the same time....
18:34 2019-09-11

Migration to Greece is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More The rate of arrivals is still just a fraction of the 2015 peak, but comes as Turkey threatens allow a wave of migrants to pass through Turkey to Europe....
17:34 2019-09-11

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said....
17:34 2019-09-11

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments license in Switzerland....
15:00 2019-09-11

Italy’s New Government Survives Key Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second such success in two days....
08:34 2019-09-11

Pope Francis: ‘I Pray There Are No Schisms’ In an airborne news conference, Francis said that his conservative critics denounce him for saying the same things as Pope — now Saint — John Paul II, whom they adored....
08:34 2019-09-11

A mystery disease hits Norway's dogs At least a dozen dogs in Norway have been struck with a mysterious illness in these past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the disease....
23:34 2019-09-10

Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' launches in London with handmaids and Pearl Girls Women wearing long silvery dresses and others in red capes and white bonnets set the atmosphere at a bookstore in London for the launch of "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood's long-awaited sequel to "T...
23:34 2019-09-10

As the clock ticks on Brexit, Europe is still in the dark about what Britain wants With less than 2 months until the Brexit deadline, the EU remains in the dark about what Britain really wants, and what Boris Johnson -- having lost his majority -- would even be able to secure from h...
23:34 2019-09-10

Staten Island woman arrested in Russia for allegedly bringing marijuana into the country A New York woman has been arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana that she said was for medicinal purposes, Russian courts told CNN on Tuesday....
23:34 2019-09-10

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close...
22:34 2019-09-10

Call for snap UK general election fails (again) for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson's second attempt to call a snap general election was roundly rejected by British lawmakers on Monday night, in yet another stunning defeat for the Prime Minister....
02:00 2019-09-10

Brexit Live Updates: Lawmakers Order Release of Private No-Deal Correspondence Also, legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
23:00 2019-09-09

John Bercow, Loathed and Lionized, to Step Down as Britain’s House Speaker John Bercow, who infuriated Brexit supporters and successive Conservative governments, announced on Monday that he would step down as speaker of Britain’s House of Commons....
23:00 2019-09-09

Brexit Live Updates: John Bercow to Step Down as Speaker Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
18:00 2019-09-09

Putin’s Political Party Suffers Losses in Moscow Election Yet the United Russia party will still form the majority in Moscow, where protests have been held this summer over corruption and falling living standards....
18:00 2019-09-09

Russia's ruling party takes a hit in Moscow election Russia's ruling party appears to have lost multiple seats in Moscow's city legislature, according to preliminary voting results reported by state news agency RIA-Novosti....
18:00 2019-09-09

Police launched a search for a plane crash. It turned out to be a meteor Police in England's South West were called early Sunday about a possible collision between two planes. They launched immediate land and air searches....
18:00 2019-09-09

UK Government to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson's government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday's sitting, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson has told journalists....
18:00 2019-09-09

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow to stand down John Bercow has announced that he will stand down as Speaker of the UK's House of Commons by October 31 -- the day Britain is set to leave the European Union -- after a decade in the position....
18:00 2019-09-09

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win 19th Grand Slam title Rafael Nadal wins his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev's exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals....
15:00 2019-09-09

Brexit Live Updates: Battles Over Deadlines and a General Election Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
13:00 2019-09-09

Europe Keeps Asylum Seekers at a Distance, This Time in Rwanda The European Union is preparing to pay Rwanda to host migrants evacuated from Libya, extending an outsourcing policy that is already under criticism....
07:34 2019-09-09

Brexit secretary on whether UK PM could defy no-deal law: Our focus is on securing a deal The U.K.'s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay called for a "creative" approach from the EU to fix the current impasse between London and Brussels....
17:34 2019-09-08

For decades, Ireland's mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy. Some say the veil still hasn't lifted The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own business, your baby is gone."...
15:00 2019-09-08

Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners, in a ‘First Step to Stop the War’ Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, his lawyer said....
01:00 2019-09-08

Greece to Shed ‘Black Sheep’ Status, New Conservative Leader Asserts The prime minister announced a series of tax cuts intended to bolster a country dogged by years of austerity and the vestiges of a decade-long financial crisis....
01:00 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson's options are so bad that he might have to call a no-confidence vote in himself Boris Johnson keeps saying he really, really doesn't want an election. In reality, he wants nothing more. It's the only way out of the Brexit mess he finds himself in....
20:34 2019-09-07

Film director Oleg Sentsov and MH17 suspect among those freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap A man suspected of involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that killed 298 people has been released along with 69 other prisoners from Russia and Ukraine in a long-awaited exchange...
20:34 2019-09-07

A Mountain Top Called ‘Little Man’ Falls in Norway, and Residents Weep For five years, geologists in Norway had urgently warned that the top of a mountain called “Little Man” could collapse and destroy huge swaths of a nearby town. After the 16th warning, it fell....
18:34 2019-09-07

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city....
18:00 2019-09-06

‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians Whether they wanted to leave or remain in the European Union, British voters agreed that politicians are a “joke,” particularly, it seems, Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
18:00 2019-09-06

Radio Free Europe Is Poised to Return to a Less Free Hungary The return of the Cold War-era service, which was used to combat authoritarianism, is likely to be taken as an affront by the Orban government and, perhaps, President Trump....
18:00 2019-09-06

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
17:00 2019-09-06

Shakespearean? Freudian? Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Quits Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
01:34 2019-09-06

Trump and Johnson’s Complex ‘Bromance’ Is Underscored by Pence Visit At 10 Downing Street, the vice president reiterated U.S. support for Brexit and again dangled a trade deal. The prime minister appeared gratified but wary....
01:34 2019-09-06

Winston Churchill’s Grandson Exits Politics and Chides Boris Johnson Nicholas Soames, the grandson of the wartime leader Winston Churchill and a 45-year Tory veteran, has been booted from the Conservative Party for supporting a motion to prevent Britain from crashing o...
18:34 2019-09-05

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is with the opposition....
18:34 2019-09-05

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
18:34 2019-09-05

French Author Accused of Anti-Semitism Is Snubbed for a Top Literary Prize Yann Moix’s autobiography of childhood abuse was released this fall to positive reviews. But after a controversy blew up, the Goncourt Prize’s judges excluded him from the race for the award....
18:34 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the n...
16:34 2019-09-05

Failure to leave the EU will put UK democratic system 'under real attack,' says pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey, a pro-Brexit member of parliament from the Labour Party, said Britain's democratic system would be under attack if the U.K. failed to leave the EU....
14:34 2019-09-05

The 'mother of parliaments' is falling apart on live TV It's known as the "mother of parliaments" -- one of the oldest legislatures in the world. But in the last two days, the British Parliament has been the center of the mother of all battles....
11:34 2019-09-05

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China....
19:00 2019-09-04

Heroin worth $148 million seized in UK's biggest ever bust UK authorities seized almost 1.3 tons of heroin with a street value of £120 million ($148 million) from a container ship, in the nation's largest ever bust involving the drug....
19:00 2019-09-04

Anthoine Hubert: Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa moved to intensive care in UK Formula Two driver Juan Manuel Correa - injured in the accident that killed French driver Anthoine Hubert last Saturday - is moved to intensive care in Britain....
15:00 2019-09-04

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of the EU without a deal....
09:00 2019-09-04

What is a no-deal Brexit and what would it mean for Britain? The countdown to Brexit can now be measured in weeks, if not quite days -- and with time running out for an alternative way forward, Britain and the European Union are currently hurtling towards a no-...
08:34 2019-09-04

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans...
08:34 2019-09-04

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and try to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
17:00 2019-09-03

Shortchanged: Why British Life Expectancy Has Stalled For the first time in modern history, Britons in some areas are living shorter lives, with poor lifestyles, depression and budget cuts the leading causes....
09:00 2019-09-03

Franco Columbu, Bodybuilder and Schwarzenegger Friend, Dies at 78 Mr. Columbu held titles like Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia, and helped bodybuilding broaden its audience by appearing in action films and “Pumping Iron.”...
09:00 2019-09-03

Top Opposition Activists Are Arrested in Moscow After Wave of Protests The lawyer Lyubov Sobol, the public face of recent rallies, and two others, were detained in Moscow in a sweep of opposition figures ahead of an election this Sunday....
09:00 2019-09-03

With a $2 Billion Factory From China, a German City Lets Others Worry Arnstadt’s embrace of a giant new battery plant for electric cars illustrates Europe’s ambivalence toward Chinese investment: Jobs trump geopolitics....
09:00 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an election could be on the cards. Get the latest developme...
01:34 2019-09-03

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's major parties....
13:34 2019-09-02

German Far Right Makes Election Gains, but Falls Short of Victory The Alternative for Germany surged in two elections in the former East Germany, but the parties in Angela Merkel’s coalition managed to cling to power....
03:34 2019-09-02

A Very German Idea of Freedom: Nude Ping-Pong, Nude Sledding, Nude Just About Anything Germany’s nudist movement, unique in the world, has survived Hitler, Communism and Instagram. It has everything to do with wanting to be free, say nudists, and zero to do with sex....
07:17 2019-09-01

Slovenia Has Another Trump Statue. This One Has Vampire Teeth. Less than 50 miles from a wooden effigy of the Slovenian-born Melania Trump, the president now has a giant figure of his own. Media interest may have saved it from a bonfire....
19:00 2019-08-31

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit....
19:00 2019-08-31

Takis, Sculptor Who Made Art From Moving Parts, Dies at 93 His Kinetic works could resemble science projects or unfinished constructions. When they were activated, their movements could startle, educate and entertain....
10:34 2019-08-31

German Elections Reveal, and Deepen, a New East-West Divide Two key votes this weekend are expected to produce an advance for the far right, and add to its growing sense of legitimacy in the former Communist East....
10:34 2019-08-31

Poland Had the Royal Castle Ready. Then Trump Canceled His Trip. Ahead of national elections, Poland’s governing party had hoped that President Trump’s visit would give it a boost and blunt concerns that it was undermining democracy....
20:00 2019-08-30

It'll take superpowers to unseat Boris Johnson. This comic book fan says he's got them No sitting British prime minister has ever been unseated in a general election. But Boris Johnson's majority halved during the last election, and an ambitious young immigrant and political newcomer is...
19:00 2019-08-30

Woman interrupts live TV with passionate Brexit plea A Portuguese woman interrupted a live Sky News interview to deliver an emotional speech about the uncertainty facing EU citizens after Brexit, in a moment that has resonated widely on social media....
19:00 2019-08-30

Argentina has asked for more time to pay its debts as it struggles to avoid another default Standard & Poor's announced Thursday it had slashed Argentina's long-term credit rating by three notches into the deepest area of junk debt....
18:00 2019-08-30

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that the new pact could share power until the next schedu...
02:34 2019-08-30

How Giuseppe Conte of Italy Went From Irrelevant to Irreplaceable The prime minister of the last Italian government got the mandate to form the next Italian government, completing a remarkable political resuscitation....
23:34 2019-08-29

Britain’s Queen Is a Figurehead, but She Just Got Dragged Into Brexit Politics When Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, many who opposed his move hoped she would intervene. But experts say she had little sway over the matter....
23:34 2019-08-29

Holidays Are a Way of Life in France in August. Yellow Vests Can’t Afford Them. France is justifiably famous for its long summer vacations. But more and more can no longer afford to go, reflecting an increasingly unequal society....
23:34 2019-08-29

Italy's Giuseppe Conte returns to patch together a new Salvini-free government Nine days after he resigned when Italy's government collapsed, Giuseppe Conte has returned as Prime Minister to form a new one that will exclude hardline leader Matteo Salvini from power....
13:00 2019-08-29

UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
11:00 2019-08-29

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measle...
08:00 2019-08-29

German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots, in a setback that has angered politicians and raised questions about the readiness of the country's military....
02:34 2019-08-29

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition government and avoid snap elections which could fav...
02:34 2019-08-29

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe – this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion a...
11:34 2019-08-28

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7, Then Accepts British Aid President Jair Bolsonaro suggested he would reconsider accepting aid from the Group of 7 if France’s president withdrew “insults made to my person.” Then, Brazil accepted $12 million in British aid....
02:34 2019-08-28

Doctor on trial in landmark Netherlands euthanasia case A doctor from a Dutch nursing home is on trial in a landmark case after performing euthanasia on a woman with dementia who prosecutors say may have had second thoughts about wanting to die....
01:00 2019-08-28

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to authorities....
01:00 2019-08-28

Heat from London Underground to be used to warm homes in likely world first Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines - but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the winter months....
01:00 2019-08-28

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
23:00 2019-08-27

Anti-Brexit Lawmakers Try Cooperating, for a Change Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, agreed to shelve his plan to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week in favor of a legislative challenge to a no-deal Brexit....
23:00 2019-08-27

Volkswagen emissions scandal stains legacy of former CEO Ferdinand Piech, dead at 82 The grandson of Porsche sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche, Piech was hailed as a brilliant engineer and hard-driving manager who set a "cannot fail" environment at VW that set the stage for...
22:00 2019-08-27

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
17:00 2019-08-27

How Emmanuel Macron Positioned Himself as Star of the G7 Show The French president seemed to be everywhere at once at the summit he hosted in Biarritz, using the opportunity to reassert the efficacy of the European approach to global problems....
17:00 2019-08-27

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Fa...
21:00 2019-08-26

Trump Offers Contradictory Signals on China Trade War After initially said that he was having “second thoughts” about a new levies on Chinese goods, Mr. Trump said he only regretted not raising tariffs faster....
02:34 2019-08-26

Iranian Official Makes Surprise Appearance on Sidelines of G7 Summit At the invitation of France, Iran’s foreign minister flew to Biarritz and met with European officials. But he had no plans to sit down with American officials....
23:00 2019-08-25

Putin tried to smash the opposition. Instead protests have spiraled It's been a heady summer for Russia's embattled political opposition. On August 10, as many as 50,000 people rallied in Moscow calling for fair local elections, the biggest protests seen in the capita...
16:00 2019-08-25

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
20:34 2019-08-24

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radio...
18:00 2019-08-24

French prosecutors open probe of possible crimes linked to Jeffrey Epstein Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was arrested in July after he flew to the U.S. from Paris. He died by suicide in jail....
04:00 2019-08-24

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown and a Rival, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
01:34 2019-08-24

Turkey Vows to Tackle Violence After Woman’s Killing Sparks Social Media Backlash Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country....
01:34 2019-08-24

Putin Orders Russia to Respond After U.S. Missile Test President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty....
01:34 2019-08-24

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual ...
22:00 2019-08-23

France opens rape investigation into Jeffrey Epstein The Paris Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday, on the counts of rape and sexual assault of minors under and over 15 years of age, in addition t...
22:00 2019-08-23

Climate camps are training a new wave of eco-warriors A growing number of Europeans have decided that they've had enough of inaction in the face of the climate change emergency, and they're in training to do something about it....
22:00 2019-08-23

Man accused of upskirting 555 women caught in the act and arrested Police in Madrid arrested a 53-year-old man accused of recording intimate videos of more than 500 women without their consent before posting the footage on porn sites....
05:34 2019-08-23

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French c...
05:34 2019-08-23

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
05:34 2019-08-23

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
03:00 2019-08-23

Italian opposition parties weigh new governing coalition after Conte's resignation In the wake of Salvini's theatrical performance, the scrabble for power — or at least political relevance — has grown increasingly frenetic among his rivals and enemies....
21:34 2019-08-21

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise....
17:34 2019-08-21

Italy's crisis could lead to 3 different scenarios for its volatile bond market Italy's fresh political crisis has left investors contemplating how to trade its sovereign bond market which has seen significant volatility over the last few months....
15:34 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
15:34 2019-08-21

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion....
15:00 2019-08-21

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
03:00 2019-08-21

Paul Pogba: Man Utd's Harry Maguire calls for action after racist abuse Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist abuse online....
21:34 2019-08-20

Spain sends ship to collect migrants stranded off Italy as at least 10 jump overboard Spain said on Tuesday that it was dispatching a ship to collect migrants on a rescue vessel that has been stranded off Italy for 19 days, after at least 10 people jumped overboard in an attempt to swi...
19:34 2019-08-20

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
19:34 2019-08-20

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and says he'll resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he would resign as he launched a scathing attack on right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him in the chamber...
19:34 2019-08-20

An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates....
12:00 2019-08-20

Russia's Putin denies increased radiation levels following deadly blast Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there's no risk of increased radiation levels following a deadly blast at a military site in Northern Russia earlier this month that killed at least five...
08:34 2019-08-20

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show ...
08:34 2019-08-20

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