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Coronavirus: France records two-month high in cases
Spain has also recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus cases in months.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 01:47

TikTok to open $500m data centre in Ireland
The firm says the move represents its "long-term commitment to Europe".
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 01:16

Jakobsen in coma after Tour of Poland crash
Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen is in a life-threatening condition in hospital after a huge crash in the Tour of Poland.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 00:44

Poland LGBT protests: Three charged with hanging rainbow flags off statues
The offences they are charged with are punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 00:29

Holiday shock: 'We were stopped from boarding our Greece flight'
Some UK holidaymakers are being caught out by new passenger forms now required to travel to Greece.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 23:12

Walter Lübcke: Man on trial admits to killing German politician
Walter Lübcke, a pro-migrant politician, was shot at close range in his garden last year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 14:33

Tesla touchscreen wiper controls land driver with fine after crash
A driver using the touchscreen controls for windscreen wipers was distracted, a German court says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 14:07

Tourist posing for photo breaks 19th Century Antonio Canova sculpture
A tourist has accidentally broken the toes of a historic artwork while visiting a museum in Italy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 13:15

Sweden's economy less hard-hit by coronavirus
After avoiding a Covid-19 lockdown, the country sees its economy shrink less than in other EU nations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 11:56

Chechen children get cash for poems praising leader's family
Authoritarian leader Ramzan Kadyrov offers cash prizes to the winners of a poetry competition.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 11:36

Europe lockdown: New coronavirus curbs country by country
What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 10:09

My Money: 'I eat biscuits like a naughty schoolboy'
Mark Bauwens from France takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 01:17

Spain puzzles over ex-King Juan Carlos's whereabouts
Embattled ex-King Juan Carlos left weeks after he was linked to a probe into alleged corruption.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 23:39

Belarus ruler Lukashenko says Russia lying over 'mercenaries'
Days from a key election, President Alexander Lukashenko accuses Russia of a violent plot.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 23:08

Russian hackers targeted Liam Fox's personal email
A source tells the BBC documents on UK-US trade negotiations were stolen from the Tory MP's personal account.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 19:05

Iker Casillas: Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper retires from football
Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas retires from football at the age of 39.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 15:10

Google-Fitbit takeover: EU launches full-scale probe
The European Commission's move has the potential to derail the $2.1bn takeover.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 15:06

Audi drops 'insensitive' girl with banana ad
The German carmaker apologises for a tweeted car ad that sparked a furore.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 11:50

EasyJet increases flights to cope with holidaymaker demand
The airline adds more flights to cope with increasing demand from holidaymakers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 11:02

Spain's embattled ex-King Juan Carlos leave country
His departure comes weeks after the former monarch was linked to a probe into alleged corruption.
bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 01:15

Sweden: Death of girl, 12, ignites debate over gang violence
The girl was killed by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting that went wrong, media reports say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 22:35

Red cards can now be shown for deliberate coughing in football
Players who cough in the face of other players or match officials can be red-carded, say football's rule-makers and the Football Association.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 20:41

Russian hackers stole trade papers from Liam Fox email
Documents on UK-US trade negotiations were leaked in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 19:44

Government urges post-Brexit drug stockpiles
Firms should have six weeks' worth of post-Brexit drug stockpiles by the end of 2020, the government says.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 19:21

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko under fire
President Alexander Lukashenko has kept Belarus in an iron grip, but protests have intensified.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 19:00

Coronavirus: Dozens test positive for Covid-19 on Norwegian cruise ship
The outbreak on the MS Roald Amundsen comes just weeks after the cruise industry began to reopen.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 18:00

Malta festivals cancelled due to rise in Covid-19 cases
Escape 2 The Island, Rhythm + Waves, BPM Festival: Malta and Mi Casa Festival won't go ahead.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 17:43

French firm Sanofi indicted over epilepsy drug Depakine
The pharmaceutical giant is accused of manslaughter after babies died, but it denies wrongdoing.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 14:19

John Hume: Nobel Peace Prize winner dies aged 83
The former SDLP leader helped create the climate that brought an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 13:16

Coronavirus: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial'
The rapid tests for hospitals and care homes will distinguish between Covid-19 and seasonal illness.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 13:16

Coronavirus: HSBC to speed up 35,000 job cuts as profits slump
Europe's biggest bank says it may cost up to $13bn to cover bad loans linked to the coronavirus.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 11:44

Genoa readies new bridge two years after tragic collapse
Renowned architect Renzo Piano says his replacement for the Morandi bridge "is born of tragedy".
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 09:48

Infantino to continue as Fifa president amid criminal investigation
Fifa president Gianni Infantino will remain in the role while he is a subject of a criminal investigation by Swiss prosecutors.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 09:18

Genoa bridge 'like a white vessel crossing the valley'
Architect Renzo Piano on his new design for the replacement for the collapsed Morandi Bridge.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 01:16

In pictures: Europe swelters under near-record temperatures
Heat wave alerts were issued in several countries as temperatures rose to 40C this weekend.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2020 05:16

Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany against restrictions
The marchers say face masks and other measures violate their rights
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 21:49

Lewis Hamilton on pole position for British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest ever lap around Silverstone to beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the British Grand Prix.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 16:58

Coronavirus: Russia plans mass vaccination campaign in October
The health minister says clinical trials are over and doctors and teachers will be vaccinated first.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 15:53

Belarus: The mother challenging an authoritarian president
Political novice Svetlana Tikhanovskaya rallies protesters in a battle with Alexander Lukashenko.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 01:47

Coronavirus: Tracking new outbreaks in the sewers
Around 15,000 new cases of the disease have been reported in Spain in the past week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 01:06

Coimbra train crash: Two dead after train derails in Portugal
The high-speed train collided with a maintenance machine in Soure in the region of Coimbra.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 22:48

Fox found with impressive shoe collection in Berlin
A Berlin mystery is solved as a fox is found to have many stolen flip flops and sports shoes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 16:04

Runaway camels cause Russian mayhem
Russian pensioner causes mayhem with a large herd of camels
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 13:34

Channel migrants: More boats follow busiest day on record
French authorities rescue 41 migrants, including six children and two people with disabilities.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 13:18

Holiday firm Tui extends suspension of trips to Spain
The tour firm cancels trips to Spain until mid-August but adds more holidays to Greece and Turkey.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 13:01

Eurozone suffers deepest contraction on record
Spain, France and Italy suffer double-digit falls in economic output as the pandemic hits jobs and spending.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 12:32

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