Category Archives: Europe

Russian spy: Chemical watchdog to meet at Russia's request The world’s chemical weapons watchdog is to meet in the Hague and discuss the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK. The emergency session was called...

By Latest The News on Apr 4th, 2018

Ukraine: On patrol with the far-right National Militia [unable to retrieve full-text content] Ukraine’s National Militia says it “polices” the streets. So why does it also fight the police themselves?Source Read More News ...

By Latest The News on Apr 4th, 2018

Half of European flights delayed due to system failure Up to half of all European flights on Tuesday could suffer from delays due to a failure in one of the systems used to manage air traffic. Eurocontrol, which co-ordinates flights across...

By Latest The News on Apr 3rd, 2018

Dutch lawyer jailed in Trump-Russia probe The first person has been jailed as part of the FBI inquiry into alleged collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign team and Russia. Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan, 33, was sentenced...

By Latest The News on Apr 3rd, 2018

French mayor regrets April Fool's joke about Ikea coming to town A French mayor has apologised after a backlash to her April Fool’s joke about Swedish furniture giant Ikea coming to her town, bringing 4,000 new jobs. Caroline Cayeux...

By Latest The News on Apr 3rd, 2018

Elephants loose on motorway in Murcia, Spain Five elephants forced the closure of a motorway in south-eastern Spain after escaping from a crashed vehicle. One of the elephants died from injuries that it sustained, while two others were hurt,...

By Latest The News on Apr 2nd, 2018

German dachshund museum in Passau 'a world first' A new museum in the Bavarian city of Passau celebrates Germany’s – and the world’s – affection for the dachshund. More than 4,500 toys and other items showcase...

By Latest The News on Apr 2nd, 2018

Alps avalanche kills French mountain medic Cauchy An avalanche in the French Alps has killed mountain guide and doctor Emmanuel Cauchy, who was with a group of off-piste skiers near Chamonix. Rescuers pulled at least three others from the...

By Latest The News on Apr 2nd, 2018

Russian spy: Sergei Lavrov accuses West of 'children's games' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the UK and Western partners of playing “children’s games” in their response to the poisoning of...

By Latest The News on Apr 2nd, 2018

How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity Media playback is unsupported on your device Childhood obesity rates are rising in many parts of the world – but in Amsterdam they are falling. The city’s healthy-weight programme has seen...

By Latest The News on Apr 2nd, 2018