Nine hurt as stairs collapse at Irish theme park’s House of Horrors attraction
Nine visitors to one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions have been taken to hospital after stairs collapsed at a House of Horrors.
Four killed as balcony collapses during student housewarming party
Four students died and 14 others were injured after a balcony collapse in the French city of Angers.
Far-right MP Geert Wilders to face trial after court upholds hate speech charges
Dutch far-right MP Geert Wilders has lost his fight to have race-hate charges over comments he made about Moroccans thrown out.
Demand for answers as ‘the most watched prisoner in Germany’ kills himself
Investigators were on Thursday asking how a Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport managed to kill himself in prison despite being...
Lawyers for Paris attack suspect quit defending him as he refuses to speak
Lawyers representing the main terror suspect of the Paris attacks have quit because of his decision to remain silent.
Protests force Polish MPs to turn backs on proposal to outlaw abortion
A proposal for a total ban on abortion has been rejected by Polish MPs. The move, which would have added further limits to what is already one of Europe’s...
Police investigate mystery of son who stayed indoors for 30 years
Police are investigating the parents of a man who was kept inside his home for three decades.
Britain’s Theresa May to trigger Brexit by end of March 2017
Theresa May has revealed the formal process for Britain to leave the EU will be triggered by the end of March.
Pope pays flying visit to Azerbaijan… to delight of country’s 300 Catholics
Pope Francis has arrived in Azerbaijan as he continues a swing through the Caucasus preaching tolerance and peace.
Hungary expected to reject migrant quotas as voters go to the polls for referendum
Hungarians go to the polls today in a referendum on migrant quotas that puts further pressure on the European Union after the Brexit vote.
Voting begins in ‘illegal’ holiday referendum which threatens peace in Bosnia
Voting is under way in a divisive referendum over whether Bosnian Serbs should keep a much-disputed national holiday.
Two police officers injured as ‘gas leak’ causes blast in shop in Budapest
Two police officers have been taken to hospital after being seriously injured in an explosion at a shop in Budapest.
Village prepares to party as boy, 3, saved after 72 hours alone in Siberian woods
A boy of three has been rescued after surviving alone for 72 hours in forest full of bears and wolves.
‘Racist’ flyer backlash puts the skids under campaign to raise fertility
An ad used as part of a widely derided push to improve fertility and get Italians having more children has been denounced as racist.
They took his head as a trophy: Bison poisoned and decapitated on reserve
A half-ton bison was poisoned and decapitated so that his head could be used as a trophy.
Merkel faces setback in Berlin vote due to migrant fears
Voters flocked to the polling booths on Sunday in a Berlin city election in which Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives look set to suffer their...
Four arrested as police investigate suicide of revenge porn victim
Four people have been arrested over the suicide of a revenge porn victim who killed herself after an X-rated video was leaked online.
23 tourists injured, three seriously, as coach crashes near Barcelona Airport
More than 20 tourists were injured, three of them seriously, when a coach crashed on its way to the airport in Barcelona.
Pope Francis sets ‘martyr’ priest murdered by militants on path to sainthood
Pope Francis has described the priest who was killed by Islamist militants in northern France as a martyr and indicated he may be on course for sainthood.
‘Several’ killed, 50 injured as passenger train derails at Spanish station
Several people have died after a train derailed in northern Spain. They were killed when the train came off the tracks and struck an electricity pylon...
Second French killer was teenager who turned back on journey to Syria
The second killer who attacked a Normandy church during morning mass has been identified as a teenager who was seen heading for Syria last month.
Baby born in Spain with Zika-caused microcephaly is first in Europe
A woman infected with the Zika virus gave birth to a baby with the brain-damaging disorder microcephaly in Spain on Monday, her hospital said, the first...
Europeans fear refugee influx raises terror risk, new survey shows
A majority of Europeans fear the recent refugee influx will heighten the risk of terrorist attacks and cost their countries jobs and social benefits, a...
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants from Med as fine weather sees smuggling surge
More than 3,300 migrants adrift on boats in the Mediterranean have been rescued by Italian coastguard and navy ships.
Divided you fall: Obama’s plea to Europe amid terror threat and migrant crisis
US President Barack Obama has warned Europe unity it is a “blessing you cannot take for granted” during a speech at the G5 in Hannover.
Second wave of deported migrants arrive in Turkey under EU pact
A second group of migrants has been sent back to Turkey from Greece as part of a controversial deal to curb the flow of refugees and migrants into Europe.
U.S. to beef up military presence in Eastern Europe
The Pentagon plans to deploy an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of...
Bank fires ‘a big bazooka’ in surprise measures to get Europe booming again
Bank bosses unveiled a raft of unexpected measures on Thursday as they moved to breathe life into Europe’s flagging economy.
Kercher killer: I wrote Meredith’s dying words on the wall in her blood
The man convicted of killing Meredith Kercher has said he wrote on the wall with her blood as he tried to understand what she was telling him with her...
Migrant death toll mounts: 20 children among dozens to die in three boat capsizes
More than 40 people, including 20 children, have drowned after boats carrying migrants capsized in three separate incidents.