Police in central England say they are treating a weekend fire at one of Britain’s quirkiest pubs as arson, two days after it was reduced to rubble by a digger before an investigation into the blaze had even been completed.
Nearly 100 Croatian soccer fans have appeared in an Athens court to face serious criminal charges that include murder and membership of a criminal organization, over their alleged involvement in deadly fan violence.
A string of disturbing revelations of “inhumane and degrading” maltreatment of older and disabled people at Romanian care homes have sparked concerns over the country’s capacity to adequately care for its socially vulnerable.
The United Nations says the agreement it reached with Syria to reopen the main border crossing from Turkey to the country’s rebel-held northwest for six months safeguards the independence of U.N. operations and allows it to provide aid to all parties.
Pland’s government will deploy an additional 2,000 troops to its border with Belarus, twice the number the Border Guard agency had requested, as fears of illegal migration rise.
The former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is warning that Azerbaijan is preparing genocide against ethnic Armenians in its Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Germany has arrested a German citizen on allegations that he tried to spy for Russia. The federal prosecutor’s office says the suspect — identified only as Thomas H., in line with the country’s privacy rules — works for the German military.
The Lebanese army says it has detained dozens of Lebanese and Syrian smugglers in the country’s north as they were preparing to send migrants on boats to Europe.
Prince Harry has lauded the virtue of sports and its healing powers as he kicked off a promotional tour of Asia in Tokyo.
Senior lawmakers from the United States and Europe are calling for a change in the Western diplomatic approach toward Serbia and Kosovo.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has visited Slovenia and promised EU help to the small member state which was ravaged by recent floods that killed at least six people and caused extensive damage.
The lead prosecutor in the French city of Sarreguemines says a 55-year-old German man who was arrested after his wife accused him of holding her captive for over a decade will be released without charges.
The U.K.'s election watchdog says hackers may have information on tens of millions of British voters after they got access to electoral registers.
Poland’s president has announced that the country will hold its parliamentary election on October 15.
Over 1,000 firefighters are battling a series of wildfires in Portugal as it and neighboring Spain experience several days of extreme summer heat with temperatures in many areas rising above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F).
The Italian finance ministry is defending a proposed 40% tax on some bank profits as being in line with “already existing rules in Europe on extra bank margins.”
The German defense ministry says that it has received 178 applications for compensation from gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military in the past.
Greece’s coast guard says it has mounted a rescue operation for 52 migrants crammed onto a sailing boat found anchored off the coast of an uninhabited island far off the country’s mainland.
Police in London say they have arrested a man suspected of stabbing another man near the British Museum.
Now that July’s sizzling numbers are all in, the European climate monitoring organization made it official: July 2023 was Earth’s hottest month on record by a wide margin.
Ukrainian officials are accusing the Kremlin’s forces of targeting rescue workers by hitting residential buildings with two consecutive missiles — the first one to draw crews to the scene and the second one to wound or kill them.
China’s exports tumbled by double digits in July, adding to pressure on the ruling Communist Party to reverse an economic slump.
Belarus has begun military exercises near its border with Poland and Lithuania. The drills Monday come with tensions already heightened with the two NATO members over the influx of Russia-linked Wagner mercenaries into Belarus after their short-lived mutiny in Russia.
The European Union and NATO began sending urgent aid to Slovenia after severe flooding over the weekend affecting two-thirds of the small European country killed at least six people and left hundreds homeless.
A Russian court has handed a writer an eight year prison sentence, finding him guilty of deliberately spreading false information about Russia’s armed forces.
A Russian court on Monday sentenced seven defendants to as little as three years in prison for distributing methanol-tainted drinks that killed 44 people.
Stormy weather across northern Europe has killed at least one person and caused airport delays, suspended ferry services and a train’s partial derailment.
The class of 2023 has already endured COVID-19 lockdowns and university strikes. Now thousands of college students across Britain are unable to graduate or face indefinite delays in receiving their final marks because of the latest labor dispute to hit the U.K.
Officials say a multinational force is helping Cyprus fight a stubborn wildfire that has scorched miles of mountainous terrain in the summer heat.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is still not satisfied after finally transferring domestic dominance to Europe by winning the Champions League last season.
Torrential rains and heavy floods have ravaged southern Austria for the past three days, killing one person who was swept away by a quickly swelling river on Sunday.
Eight bodies of migrants have been recovered in the past two days off the coast of the Tunisian port city of Sfax, after their boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea toward Europe sank.
The far-right Alternative for Germany has declared the European Union a “failed project” in its current form as it adopts its program for next June’s European Parliament election at its party convention in the eastern city of Magdeburg.
Dozens of migrants have been dramatically brought to safety by Italian rescuers as they foundered in the sea or clung to a rocky reef.
Pope Francis announced Sunday that the next World Youth Day, the big Catholic faith festival, will be held in Seoul, South Korea in 2027.