It is Catalonia’s national day, and breakaway politicians in the northestern Spanish region are rubbing their hands at an upswing in support for
The tax evasion trial of jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko will not be heard until October 15, after a judge in Kharkiv decided
The co-founder of free file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been extradited from Cambodia back to his native Sweden where he will serve a one year
Officials in the Czech Republic are describing it as the worst case of fatal alcohol poisoning in 30 years. Five people have died and another
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to protect the interests of strategic Russian companies operating abroad. The decree has come
A profit warning from Burberry has shaken the whole luxury industry on Tuesday. The British brand – which saw its share price slump in London –
Yemen’s defence minister has survived an assassination attempt that killed at least 12 other people. Major General Muhammad Nasir Ahmad was the
Europe’s efforts to boost jobs and growth risk being undone by cuts to the EU’s budget, MEPS in Strasbourg have warned. The European Parliament and
Around 100 Communist Party supporters blocked the entrance to Greece’s Labour Ministry on Tuesday, to prevent international finance officials from
Eleven years after the terrorist attack that changed the world America has remembered its 9/11 dead. Ceremonies in New York, Washington and
A pledge to reverse recent tax increases has not appeased protesters in Ramallah, who are angry despite the concession from the Palestinian
Marc Jacobs’ models sashayed back to the 60s for New York Fashion Week, wearing big vertical stripes and bold checks in optical art patterns.
The biggest choreographed parade in Europe marked the start of the 15th edition of the dance biennale in the French city of Lyon.
More than 10 percent of child victims rescued after being trafficked into the UK for forced prostitution or other forms of criminal exploitation
Germany’s constitutional court will proceed with a ruling on the legality of the eurozone’s new permanent bailout fund and budget rules, rejecting a
Egypt has ordered that former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq face a criminal court on corruption charges if he returns to the country.
China’s top leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping has not been seen in public for 10 days, sparking rumours that he is seriously ill. The 59-year-old is
Spain today is not only grappling with major financial rebalancing; this coincides with a growing voice for separation in the autonomous region of
Job cuts and restructuring at PSA Peugeot Citroen are unavoidable to safeguard its future. That is the conclusion of an expert report into its
In Aleppo, new unverified footage has emerged which is said to show members of the Syrian army kneeling in a long line after apparently being
Philips is stepped up its cost-cutting efforts – with additional layoffs of workers. The maker of consumer electronics, medical equipment, and
With Pair, Family Leaf, Snapchat and so on, the number of social networks is growing all the time. Many of them promise intimacy and confidentiality
One officer has been killed after a suicide bomber targeted a police station in Istanbul. At least seven others were wounded. The attack took
Although millions of books are scanned and put online every year, making old documents and texts available on the web is a difficult and painstaking
Police cleared a few remaining Occupy Hong Kong protesters from an open-air plaza beneath HSBC’s Asian headquarters, nearly a year after the
At least two people are dead after a Polish bus crashed near the eastern French city of Mulhouse. More than a dozen are seriously injured and
The Japanese government has bought three uninhabitated islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with China, officials said on Tuesday
Once-top secret documents suggest US officials helped cover up a Soviet massacre of 22,000 Polish troops in 1940. The United States National
On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Al Qaeda has confirmed for the first time the death of its deputy leader Abu Yahya al-Libi.