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08/22/2019

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
01:51, 08/22/2019

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....
01:51, 08/22/2019

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....
01:51, 08/22/2019

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary facilities....
01:51, 08/22/2019

Horse-Trading Begins for Italy’s Next Government. Who Will Outsmart the Other? The hard-right leader Matteo Salvini may have underestimated his rivals’ determination to stop him. Then again, anything can happen in Italian politics....
01:51, 08/22/2019

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
01:51, 08/22/2019

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....
22:17, 08/21/2019

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....
18:51, 08/21/2019

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....
17:17, 08/21/2019

Flaws in Cellphone Evidence Prompt Review of 10,000 Verdicts in Denmark Data offered in court was flawed when technical errors linked some phones to the wrong towers or created a less-detailed picture of their locations, officials said....
02:17, 08/21/2019

After Radiation Sensors Blink Off, Russia’s Explanations Change Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
02:17, 08/21/2019

After Desperate Migrants Jump Ship, Italy Allows Rescue Vessel to Dock A ship carrying more than 80 migrants stranded at sea for nearly three weeks must be allowed to dock in Italy, a prosecutor ordered on Tuesday, ending a crisis that had grown more dire by the day....
02:17, 08/21/2019

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....
22:17, 08/20/2019

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....
22:17, 08/20/2019

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....
21:51, 08/20/2019

Italian prime minister announces resignation, bringing Rome closer to snap elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his intention to resign on Tuesday, as a political crisis rumbles on in Rome that could eventually lead to new elections....
16:17, 08/20/2019

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 people....
12:34, 08/20/2019

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 the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
12:34, 08/20/2019

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 media and maritime tracking site....
02:52, 08/19/2019

The floating farm for cows Cows are living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe's busiest port of Rotterdam, as part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people....
01:52, 08/19/2019

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....
18:51, 08/18/2019

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 Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
00:00, 08/18/2019

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....
20:17, 08/17/2019

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....
15:51, 08/17/2019

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....
11:17, 08/17/2019

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 failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
08:51, 08/17/2019

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....
01:51, 08/17/2019

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
18:17, 08/16/2019

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....
18:17, 08/16/2019

Referee Frappart praised over top Uefa match Stephanie Frappart's display earns widespread praise after she became the first female referee to officiate a major men's European match in the Super Cup....
05:17, 08/16/2019

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....
00:51, 08/16/2019

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 Russian military test range....
00:51, 08/16/2019

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
19:51, 08/15/2019

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....
14:51, 08/15/2019

U.S. Applies to Seize Iranian Tanker Held in Gibraltar The legal basis for the request was not immediately clear. The local authorities have been considering the ship’s release to ease a weekslong standoff....
14:51, 08/15/2019

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....
01:17, 08/15/2019

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? 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....
20:51, 08/14/2019

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it....
20:51, 08/14/2019

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffered the same....
20:51, 08/14/2019

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....
20:51, 08/14/2019

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....
11:35, 08/14/2019

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....
11:35, 08/14/2019

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 media in the country has reported....
10:34, 08/14/2019

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....
03:17, 08/14/2019

'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 development of advanced weaponry....
00:51, 08/14/2019

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 last week killed at least five nuclear specialists a...
00:51, 08/14/2019

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....
04:17, 08/13/2019

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....
04:17, 08/13/2019

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....
04:17, 08/13/2019

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....
04:17, 08/13/2019

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....
03:51, 08/13/2019

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 blast at a military test site in northern Russia, no...
03:51, 08/13/2019

Suspect in Oslo mosque shooting expressed right-wing sympathies, say police The man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Saturday has expressed right-wing sympathies online, the police said in a news conference Sunday....
15:00, 08/11/2019

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....
11:35, 08/11/2019

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....
11:35, 08/11/2019

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....
23:34, 08/10/2019

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....
18:34, 08/10/2019

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, 08/10/2019

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....
10:34, 08/10/2019

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....
07:00, 08/10/2019

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.”...
01:34, 08/10/2019

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 lives of all Cypriots, a statement from the UN Missi...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalition government is unworkable....
10:00, 08/09/2019

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....
06:00, 08/09/2019

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 appointment....
06:00, 08/09/2019

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 calling for new elections....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Radiation Is Said to Be Released in Russian Military Accident Two people were reported killed, which would make it the second recent lethal fire involving the Russian Navy. The authorities are prohibiting shipping and sailing in parts of the White Sea for a month....
19:00, 08/08/2019

Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach Matteo Salvini, the anti-migrant interior minister, has a talent for expressing the country’s id. A highly visible vacation was the latest step in his campaign for the top job....
19:00, 08/08/2019

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....
12:34, 08/08/2019

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
02:34, 08/08/2019

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?...
18:00, 08/06/2019

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....
18:00, 08/06/2019

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....
15:34, 08/06/2019

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....
03:34, 08/06/2019

Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 days ago....
14:34, 08/05/2019

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....
22:00, 08/04/2019

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 after the US withdrew from the pact....
17:34, 08/03/2019

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....
17:34, 08/03/2019

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....
17:34, 08/03/2019

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....
04:34, 08/03/2019

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....
04:34, 08/03/2019

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....
00:00, 08/03/2019

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....
00:00, 08/03/2019

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 the US withdrew from the pact....
00:00, 08/03/2019

A$AP Rocky free to leave Sweden ahead of assault trial ruling A court in Stockholm has allowed A$AP Rocky to await the outcome of his assault trial in the United States, releasing the American rapper who has spent the past month in Swedish jail....
00:00, 08/03/2019

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....
20:00, 08/01/2019

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....
14:00, 08/01/2019

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 special envoy for hostage affairs....
13:34, 08/01/2019

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....
13:00, 08/01/2019

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 incident....
01:34, 08/01/2019

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 period last year....
01:34, 08/01/2019

Former Audi boss charged in the VW diesel scandal that won't die Nearly four years after the automaker admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests, and after Volkswagen has now spent more than 30 billion euros on fines, settlements and other costs, its diesel emissions scandal continues to take a toll....
19:34, 07/31/2019

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....
18:00, 07/31/2019

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)....
18:00, 07/31/2019

UK start-up Babylon Health to reportedly receive investment from Saudi wealth fund Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is reportedly planning to invest in U.K. start-up Babylon Health, in a deal that would put give the company "unicorn" status....
14:34, 07/31/2019

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....
13:34, 07/31/2019

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 disappearance would finally be solved....
03:34, 07/31/2019

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 that the suspect's interrogation was still valid....
03:34, 07/31/2019

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for a forced marriage protection order, the UK's Press Association news agency reported Tuesday....
03:34, 07/31/2019

Body of Concertgoer Found in France Fuels Anger Over Use of Force The body of Steve Maia Caniço was found in the Loire river, over a month after he disappeared at a concert that was broken up by police with tear gas....
00:34, 07/31/2019

You Can Read This Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia The translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as references to the author’s sexuality....
12:34, 07/30/2019

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....
00:34, 07/30/2019

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....
20:34, 07/29/2019

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
17:00, 07/29/2019

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 the United States, according to police in Rome....
16:34, 07/29/2019

Trump threatened to classify Antifa as a terrorist group. Germans hit back President Donald Trump's threat to label anti-fascism protest movement Antifa a terrorist organization has prompted a backlash in Germany, where thousands of social media users have pledged solidarity with the group....
16:34, 07/29/2019

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
16:34, 07/29/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
03:34, 07/29/2019

Hundreds attend wake of Italian police officer allegedly killed by two American tourists Friends, family and a grieving community gathered at a church in Rome Sunday to pay last respects to a fallen officer who was allegedly stabbed to death by two young Americans....
03:34, 07/29/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being placed in special detention, according to a spokesperson....
18:00, 07/28/2019

US teen suspected in killing of police officer blindfolded by police in Rome Italian police have launched an investigation into a shocking image that shows one of the two young Americans arrested over the killing of an Italian police officer, blindfolded at a police station in Rome....
18:00, 07/28/2019

A city's first pride march was meant to be a day of joy. The far right turned it into chaos Drag queens strut, rainbow flags flutter in the breeze, and smiling marchers form heart symbols with their hands. From certain angles, the pride parade looks just like other such events held around the world. But behind the glamor, there is a darker ...
11:51, 07/28/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
02:51, 07/28/2019

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 Saturday....
16:51, 07/27/2019

Hundreds detained during opposition election protest in Moscow Hundreds of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
16:51, 07/27/2019

An entire 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....
13:51, 07/27/2019

As the planet heats up, AC will cool you down. But the cost may be too high. Forget Brexit -- when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background....
17:17, 07/26/2019

Drug suspects stuck in cocaine-filled shipping container call police on themselves As Belgium experienced its hottest day on record on Wednesday, two men found themselves in a sticky situation -- trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine, the men became so hot that they called the police on themselves....
17:17, 07/26/2019

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....
16:51, 07/26/2019

Overcrowded and More Dangerous, Mont Blanc Faces a Crisis On Western Europe’s highest mountain, the number of inexperienced climbers is growing and climate change is taking a toll. Are new safety measures enough?...
11:34, 07/26/2019

Where Port Reigns, Unfortified Wines Undergo a Stylistic Evolution The Douro Valley in Portugal seems an unlikely source for bottles with delicacy and subtlety, but producers are now creating elegant reds and whites....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas third behind Julian Alaphilippe as Nairo Quintana wins stage 18 Geraint Thomas drops to third at the Tour de France but remains 95 seconds behind leader Julian Alaphilippe as Nairo Quintana wins the mountainous stage 18 to Valloire....
22:51, 07/25/2019

Brexit Clashes Begin as U.K.’s Boris Johnson Pushes a Hard Line The new prime minister fueled speculation that he was ready to go to a general election if he was blocked by lawmakers from leaving the European Union without a deal....
21:17, 07/25/2019

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....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Sánchez Loses Bid to Form a Government, Prolonging Deadlock in Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been unable to forge a multiparty alliance in the fragmented Parliament, and the country faces the prospect of fresh elections....
17:51, 07/25/2019

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair....
17:51, 07/25/2019

Europe's heat wave shatters temperature records and cities are struggling to cope Europe is sweltering in intense heat, suffering through the latest heatwave in a summer that has seen at least 12 countries experience record-breaking temperatures....
17:34, 07/25/2019

A French Town’s Green Policies Aim to Win Over the Working-Class In a crumbling industrial area, a mayor turned his town into a vibrant laboratory of pragmatic green policies. After his election to the European Parliament, can they be expanded?...
11:34, 07/25/2019

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 within 24 hours....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European Union, even without a deal....
15:00, 07/24/2019

‘The Era of People Like You Is Over’: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey’s governing class — until the Erdogan regime set about destroying it....
15:00, 07/24/2019

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....
15:00, 07/24/2019

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....
15:00, 07/24/2019

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....
14:34, 07/24/2019

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....
23:00, 07/23/2019

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 meeting on Thursday....
14:34, 07/23/2019

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
13:17, 07/23/2019

65 Migrants Were Picked Up at Sea. Then the Politics Began. We went onboard a ship that rescues migrants in the the Mediterranean and witnessed a standoff between the captain and Italian officials, who view the crew as criminals....
11:51, 07/23/2019

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader, Jo Swinson, Could Be a Kingmaker The 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....
05:17, 07/23/2019

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....
19:00, 07/22/2019

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 landscape....
19:00, 07/22/2019

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....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary....
06:17, 07/22/2019

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....
19:17, 07/21/2019

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....
19:17, 07/21/2019

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....
10:00, 07/21/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
06:51, 07/21/2019

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....
15:17, 07/20/2019

ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows After a court said the rapper could be held at least six more days pending an assault investigation, President Trump said “we hope to get him home soon.”...
21:34, 07/19/2019

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
21:34, 07/19/2019

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....
19:51, 07/19/2019

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....
19:51, 07/19/2019

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:34, 07/19/2019

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
14:51, 07/19/2019

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....
14:17, 07/19/2019

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 the women....
14:17, 07/19/2019

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....
09:34, 07/19/2019

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....
22:17, 07/18/2019

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 the four Democratic congresswomen....
19:34, 07/18/2019

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, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
18:17, 07/18/2019

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....
17:34, 07/18/2019

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....
17:34, 07/18/2019

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....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
20:00, 07/17/2019

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 recent deaths in the area....
19:00, 07/17/2019

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 congresswoman as "totally unacceptable."...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam. Here's how its railway network compares with others 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, and the beloved InterCity 125 train holds the wor...
19:00, 07/17/2019

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....
19:00, 07/17/2019

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....
19:00, 07/17/2019

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....
16:00, 07/17/2019

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....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
16:00, 07/17/2019

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of contact for days....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at the Paris museum....
16:00, 07/17/2019

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....
14:51, 07/17/2019

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....
17:51, 07/16/2019

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....
17:51, 07/16/2019

European lawmakers send mixed signals ahead of critical vote on Merkel's ally Von der Leyen, one of the longest serving ministers in Germany, has tried to woo European lawmakers over the last two weeks – to convince them she is the right person to become the next European Commission President....
09:17, 07/16/2019

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....
05:34, 07/16/2019

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....
23:17, 07/15/2019

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."...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
21:51, 07/14/2019

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
21:51, 07/14/2019

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area....
21:51, 07/14/2019

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks....
21:51, 07/14/2019

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
02:34, 07/14/2019

Turkey bought Russian S-400 missiles designed to down NATO planes. For the US, that's a problem Two years ago, Turkey declared it would buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system because the United States had dragged its feet in selling an American alternative....
15:51, 07/13/2019

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
00:00, 07/13/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
18:51, 07/12/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
14:51, 07/12/2019

Netflix taps the BBC for its new marketing chief Netflix appointed Jackie Lee-Joe as chief marketing officer (CMO) on Friday, filling a key role as the company faces increased streaming competition....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Turkey Gets First Shipment of Russian Missile System, Defying U.S. The purchase of the sophisticated S-400 antiaircraft equipment was fiercely opposed by NATO and by Washington, which is expected to respond with sanctions....
13:51, 07/12/2019

The 2008 Crash Made This Madrid Suburb a Ghost Town. Now It’s Coming Alive. Valdeluz, created as a commuter haven, is emerging from a lost decade after the financial crisis. But its former dreams, like a 1,500-student school, remain out of reach....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Russian missile-system equipment arrives in Turkey The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system equipment has arrived at the Murted Air Base in Ankara, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Archaeologists Find Rare Viking-Age Boat Burials in Sweden One of the burials, believed to date to the 10th century, contained the remains of a man, a horse and a dog. A researcher called the graves “exceptional” and a “once in a lifetime opportunity.”...
00:00, 07/12/2019

5 Lobster Tails and a $560 Bottle of Wine, at Taxpayers’ Expense, Give Macron a Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted with more accusations of elitism in his government....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Family of missing Vatican teen hoped for clues. Instead they got empty tombs Emanuela Orlandi: The 36-year mystery into missing Italian teen deepened on Thursday after Vatican officials exhuming two tombs discovered they were completely empty....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42 Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family....
11:51, 07/11/2019

The Dangerous Art of Pyotr Pavlensky His spectacular acts of self-mutilation and vandalism have landed him in jail in both Russia and France — and blurred the lines among art, protest and crime....
11:51, 07/11/2019

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in the city’s Grand Tour days....
11:51, 07/11/2019

She disappeared at 15. A cryptic tip-off in the Vatican could hold key to her case Emanuela Orlandi left her home in Vatican City 36 years ago and was never seen again. The case has gripped Italians ever since. Now, her brother hopes to find the answer in a small graveyard, just a few hundred meters from where their mother still li...
11:00, 07/11/2019

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalist party....
00:51, 07/11/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
00:51, 07/11/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
19:17, 07/10/2019

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection Regulation, which was enacted just over one year ago....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has agenda against him - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Paul Pogba, whose agent says wants to leave the club, is "a great professional" and "has a heart of gold"....
17:34, 07/10/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
14:51, 07/10/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
14:51, 07/10/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
14:51, 07/10/2019

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial for allegedly ordering attack on French craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury apartment three years ago....
06:00, 07/10/2019

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
22:34, 07/09/2019

'Americanized' anti-abortion protests are on the rise in the UK. But a fight back has begun According to abortion-rights activists, women trying to access reproductive health services in Manchester face some of the worst anti-abortion harassment ever seen in the UK....
09:51, 07/09/2019

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
00:00, 07/09/2019

Mid-Brexit, Britons Pause to Debate What Really Matters: Tea Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking victory dance has sparked a passionate exchange about a matter of deep concern to Britons: whether to pour tea or milk first....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”...
00:34, 07/08/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years of firebrand populism and a return to mainstream p...
23:51, 07/07/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
23:51, 07/07/2019

In Leaks, U.K. Ambassador Casts Trump as Ineffective and Erratic Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
14:17, 07/07/2019

Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal Limits, and Threatens Further Violations The country’s deputy foreign minister said Iran would take additional steps over the limits of the accord in 60-day intervals unless it receives sanctions relief....
14:17, 07/07/2019

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
00:51, 07/07/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
10:51, 07/06/2019

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
21:17, 07/05/2019

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy misspell Swedish striker's name on shirt LA Galaxy fans have an exciting new name to put on the back of their replica shirts - although the striker playing in the number nine jersey looked strangely familiar....
12:34, 07/05/2019

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
03:34, 07/05/2019

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
21:51, 07/04/2019

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
21:51, 07/04/2019

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
20:00, 07/04/2019

For Artist at Auschwitz, a Challenge: Stepping Into the Past, Not on It Daniel Libeskind, the Polish-American architect, was asked to design an exhibit at the death camp site about faith, and to engage without distracting....
10:34, 07/04/2019

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, 1 hiker is killed A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
10:00, 07/04/2019

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that key information about the incident was a "state secret."...
21:51, 07/03/2019

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
04:34, 07/03/2019

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
03:17, 07/03/2019

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
03:17, 07/03/2019

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
03:17, 07/03/2019

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
03:17, 07/03/2019

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700....
21:17, 07/02/2019

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
19:51, 07/02/2019

Plane Stowaway Found Dead After Plunge Into a London Backyard A man’s body fell to earth on a Heathrow Airport flight path. The police say he had probably hidden in a wheel well of an inbound Kenya Airways flight....
14:34, 07/02/2019

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
10:34, 07/02/2019

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
20:17, 07/01/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
18:34, 07/01/2019

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
22:00, 06/30/2019

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
19:34, 06/29/2019

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high temperatures after a record-breaking week....
18:34, 06/29/2019

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
17:00, 06/29/2019

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
02:51, 06/29/2019

Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Influential Arts Administrator, Dies at 55 She championed emerging artists and, as executive director of the Children’s Museum of the Arts, sought to make art available to all types of youngsters....
01:51, 06/29/2019

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, had run its course....
19:51, 06/28/2019

The dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course may lose their protected status The sand dunes on the Trump International golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, are expected to lose their protected conservation designation, the government said Friday....
19:51, 06/28/2019

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster that killed 43 people....
14:17, 06/28/2019

Skripal spy story 'not worth five kopecks,' Putin tells Financial Times Just hours before the kick-off of this week's G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, Vladimir Putin previewed his hopes for a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, in a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times on Thursday....
05:17, 06/28/2019

Two killed after Russian plane overshoots runway and bursts into flames Two crew members were killed but all 43 passengers survived after a Russian aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an emergency landing at an airport in Siberia....
17:34, 06/27/2019

Europeans Race to Establish Trade With Iran With Tehran threatening to breach limits set in the nuclear deal, Europeans are scrambling to restore some of the economic benefits Iran was promised....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
14:51, 06/27/2019

A cigarette or an electrical fault could have started Notre Dame fire, prosecutors say The catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral could have been caused by a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, French prosecutors said Wednesday....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Rome blocking it from coming ashore....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising further concern for the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Europe's strange heatwave, in one image The "scream" map was first published on Météociel, a French site that automatically generates weather pattern visualizations based on data from various forecasting models....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:34, 06/26/2019

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
18:34, 06/26/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political fu...
17:51, 06/26/2019

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's youngest-ever prime minister....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Midedle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
12:51, 06/26/2019

For Some Home Buyers, It’s All About the Royal Backstory Whether it’s a weekend cottage or a former workshop for regalia, the “magic” of ties to monarchy can increase a property’s value, European agents say....
11:34, 06/26/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Cyprus Serial Killer Sentenced to 7 Life Terms for Killing 5 Women and 2 Children Nicos Metaxas pleaded guilty to 12 charges relating to the premeditated murder of the women, who came to Cyprus from the Philippines, Romania and Nepal....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 1970s....
03:17, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
01:51, 06/25/2019

U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Order for Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion Days after a British judge ruled it was in the best interests of a developmentally disabled woman to have an abortion, the Court of Appeal decided in favor of the woman’s mother, who opposes an abortion....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Hats Like Sneezes, Playing at Aristocracy and Other Notes From Royal Ascot An innocent went to the races, a major event on the British social calendar, in search of answers about class, nostalgia and the state of England today. She went in the wrong hat....
23:34, 06/24/2019

Daimler's stock drops as diesel scandal cuts profit for Mercedes' parent company Share's of German automaker Daimler fell almost 4% in Monday trading after the company said Sunday that profits for the second quarter would be hurt by troubles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the the full y...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his g...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Prague sees its biggest protest since the fall of communism. Here's why The protest gathered more than 250,000 people, according to media reports, making it the largest show of anger among the general public since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which brought down Communism in the Eastern European country....
16:00, 06/24/2019

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
06:51, 06/24/2019

Turkey’s President Looks Headed for Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s largest city....
21:00, 06/23/2019

Allies See a Familiar U.S. Pattern in Trump’s Iran Reversal The move intensified global doubts about the president’s judgment and the power wielded by the United States. But some analysts also praised Mr. Trump’s restraint....
21:00, 06/23/2019

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
14:00, 06/23/2019

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
12:00, 06/23/2019

Europe to experience 'intense heat' in multi-day heat wave Europe will be struck by a "potentially dangerous" heat wave next week, according to forecaster Accuweather, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday....
15:00, 06/22/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
12:17, 06/22/2019

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
03:00, 06/22/2019

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as "The Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
16:34, 06/21/2019

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
14:51, 06/21/2019

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
13:34, 06/21/2019

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
09:51, 06/21/2019

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
02:17, 06/21/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
02:17, 06/21/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
20:00, 06/20/2019

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
16:34, 06/20/2019

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
12:34, 06/20/2019

A British church apologized after it asked a boy with autism to leave for making noises during a service A dad intended to celebrate the end of Father's Day at church with his two young sons in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a disruption and Rimmer considered "rejection."...
02:34, 06/20/2019

The MH17 Charges, Explained Four men were charged with murder for an attack on a plane in 2014. What happened then, who are the defendants and what does it have to do with Russia?...
01:34, 06/20/2019

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
01:34, 06/20/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
23:17, 06/19/2019

The Downing of MH17 Over Ukraine: What We Know An international investigation over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014 has resulted in murder charges against four men linked to Russia....
17:17, 06/19/2019

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat....
14:51, 06/19/2019

MH17 crash investigators say four suspects face murder charges Four people will be charged with murder and causing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane was shot down in eastern Ukraine killing 298 people, international investigators said Wednesday....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin last year before she was sexually assaulted and killed....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Elderly woman seriously injured in William and Kate convoy crash An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a police convoy escorting Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
20:00, 06/18/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
19:34, 06/18/2019

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
02:34, 06/18/2019

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailand....
14:17, 06/17/2019

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate a shortage of Catholic clergy there....
13:17, 06/17/2019

Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days Iran will surpass the internationally agreed levels of its low-enriched uranium levels in 10 days, the country's atomic energy body said Monday....
11:17, 06/17/2019

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
14:17, 06/15/2019

Amanda Knox, now a free woman, returns to Italy to rewrite her narrative The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!'" the accompanying caption reads....
04:00, 06/15/2019

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu....
15:00, 06/14/2019

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
14:51, 06/14/2019

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
14:51, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Mohammed bin Salman's sister faces trial for allegedly ordering beating of craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will face trial in Paris next month after she allegedly ordered her bodyguard to attack a craftsman, CNN has confirmed....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
17:00, 06/13/2019

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
14:17, 06/13/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Chris Froome out of Tour de France after fracturing femur, elbow and ribs in high-speed crash Britain's four-time champion Chris Froome suffers a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
22:51, 06/12/2019

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emot...
19:34, 06/12/2019

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Four bodies recovered as Hungary tourist boat lifted out of Danube Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was finally lifted out of the River Danube on Tuesday....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
13:17, 06/11/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
09:34, 06/11/2019

Moldova Has a New Government. The Old One Is Refusing to Leave. Two of Moldova’s largest parties formed a coalition to oust the third from power. Only one problem: Its officials have refused to vacate their offices....
02:51, 06/11/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
19:51, 06/10/2019

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
18:00, 06/10/2019

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
22:17, 06/09/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
20:17, 06/09/2019

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track sur...
07:34, 06/09/2019

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
17:34, 06/08/2019

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
17:34, 06/08/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
17:34, 06/08/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
16:34, 06/08/2019

Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend," Russian President Vladimir Putin....
10:17, 06/08/2019

Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts Read CNN's Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts to learn about his involvement in genocide and crimes against humanity during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
22:51, 06/07/2019

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:51, 06/07/2019

Xi calls Trump his friend and says the US won't disconnect with China The Chinese president told an audience at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum that his country is an "ardent proponent" of globalization....
17:34, 06/07/2019

Captain in Budapest Cruise Accident Was Involved in Earlier Boat Crash The captain of the Viking Sigyn, which rammed a smaller tourist boat last week, killing several South Korean tourists, was on a ship that collided with an oil tanker in the Netherlands in April....
17:00, 06/07/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch live on BBC One....
09:34, 06/07/2019

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
22:51, 06/06/2019

England football fans in Porto 'an embarrassment' Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment", the Football Association has said....
18:34, 06/06/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
14:17, 06/06/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
10:17, 06/06/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
10:17, 06/06/2019

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
08:51, 06/06/2019

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immigration during the election campaign....
23:17, 06/05/2019

D-Day: What happened during the Normandy landings? Donald Trump is set to join Queen Elizabeth II and 15 other heads of state in the British city of Portsmouth Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day; the largest joint military operation ever undertaken....
17:34, 06/05/2019

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's futur...
17:34, 06/05/2019

Protests against 'Czech Trump' are Prague's 'biggest since fall of Communism' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
17:34, 06/05/2019