Female suicide bomber hits police station in Istanbul’s historic heart
A female suicide bomber killed herself and a Turkish policeman in a strike on the heart of Istanbul’s tourist district, the second attack on police...
Lights go dark in Germany against growing anti-Islam demonstrators
Thousands of Germans have demonstrated in four cities in opposition to the weekly rallies in Dresden against the perceived “Islamisation of the West”,...
8 missing after cargo ship capsizes off Scotland
British rescue teams searched Sunday for eight missing crew members from a cargo ship that capsized north of Scotland.
Notorious Greek ‘terrorist’ arrested on bicycle
A notorious Greek fugitive who absconded while serving a life sentence for acting as a hitman for an extreme left group was caught Saturday as he rode...
Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for bodies
For a second day, fierce heat from a slow-burning blaze kept firefighters and other investigators on Saturday from searching the hold and vehicle decks...
Italy ‘ghost ship’ migrants paid up to $8,000 each to traffickers
Italian authorities disembarked 360 cold and hungry migrants Saturday from a ship left adrift by its crew off the country’s coast, with some having...
Greek polls frontrunner says win will start leftist change in Europe
The Greek left-wing leader ahead in polls before upcoming elections said Saturday his party’s victory would start “necessary change”...
Firefighters board burning ferry in Italy, find black box data recorder
Wearing gas masks against the smoke, Italian firefighters and investigators boarded the charred Norman Atlantic ferry on Friday and retrieved a data recorder...
Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew links to under-age sex claims
Buckingham Palace has issued a strongly-worded denial of allegations that Prince Andrew was involved in “impropriety with underage minors”.
Poll reveals one in eight Germans would join anti-Muslim marches
One German in eight would join an anti-Muslim march if a rapidly-growing protest movement organised one in their home towns, according to an opinion poll...
President Poroshenko tells Ukrainians: ‘We will win this war - God is on our side’
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has promised to defeat the “cruel-hearted foe” trying to break the former Soviet republic apart, in a...
Eyes on the road: Cyclists enforcing ‘street justice’ in the heart of London
"Foul!" yells Lewis Dediare from his bicycle before brandishing a red card in the face of a dumbfounded delivery driver.
Inventor of hotpants and mini-skirt makes the cut on British Queen’s honour role
Mary Quant, the 1960s fashion pioneer who the mini-skirt and hotpants, has been made a dame in Britain’s New Year Honours List.
Thousands usher in New Year in Madrid – a day early
Thousands of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revellers jammed Madrid’s central Puerta del Sol square on Tuesday, braving freezing temperatures to ring...
Stowaways raise fears of more deaths in Adriatic ferry disaster
Two Albanian seamen were among 13 people confirmed killed in a ferry disaster in the Adriatic Sea, as officials warned the discovery of stowaways on board...
Two sailors killed trying to recover stricken ferry after fatal fire
Two Albanian seamen have died after a cable they were using to connect their tugboat to the fire-stricken Greek ferry Norman Atlantic broke.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny given suspended sentence, brother jailed
A Russian court ruled on Tuesday to give Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a suspended sentence for embezzling money but jailed his brother for three and a...
Secret files shed light on first Thatcher-Gorbachev talks
Classified documents made public Tuesday shed light on the political courtship between Britain’s Margaret Thatcher and Mikhail Gorbachev - whom she...
Ebola case being treated in Glasgow hospital
A health-care worker has been diagnosed with Ebola and is receiving treatment in Glasgow, according to the Scottish government.
Virgin 747 makes emergency landing at Gatwick due to ‘technical fault’
A Virgin Atlantic plane made an emergency landing on the ground after a “non standard landing” at Gatwick Airport.
About 400 rescued from stricken ferry but 10 die and many more missing
Rescue teams evacuated more than 400 people from a car ferry that caught fire off Greece’s Adriatic coast in a 36-hour operation on roiling seas,...
Latvia to grapple with Russia as EU president
Latvia takes over as European Union president on Thursday, putting it on the front line of negotiations with neighbouring Russia over the deadly crisis...
Snow brings chaos to Europe, but skiers rejoice
Heavy snowfall brought both chaos and joy across Europe, with some 15,000 people stranded overnight Sunday in the French Alps while skiers reveled in the...
Pope gunman Mehmet Ali Agca visits John Paul II’s grave
Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish former extremist who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II, on Saturday laid flowers on the late pontiff’s tomb.
Britain posts 41 million wills, including Orwell, Princess Diana’s
Some 41 million British wills dating back to 1858, including those of Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, were made available in an online database Saturday.
John Paul II gunman lays flowers at Vatican tomb
The Turkish gunman who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 laid white flowers Saturday on the saint’s tomb in St.
Swedish centre-left make deal with opposition to call off snap vote
Sweden’s mainstream parties reached a deal on Saturday that will allow the minority centre-left government to remain in office and sideline the anti-immigration...
Irish judge says pregnant mom’s life support can be turned off
Doctors have been given permission to switch off a life support machine keeping a clinically-dead pregnant woman alive.
Poroshenko welcomes home Ukraine ‘warriors’ freed by rebels
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday welcomed home as heroes 145 soldiers freed by pro-Russian rebels during the largest prisoner swap of the...
'A city with a broken heart': Royals pays tribute as Glasgow victims named
Three of the six victims killed when a bin lorry careered out of control through Glasgow were an elderly couple and their granddaughter.

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