Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.
Hundreds of students in Warsaw and other Polish cities have taken part in marches against the country’s populist government.
As the cold weather stretches the electricity supply in France, some unexpected advice is being offered.
The continent is dealing with week of extreme cold and blizzard-like conditions.
Severe snow storms and strong winds have caused chaos across much of central and eastern Europe.
There may only be a few Tatars in Poland but they have been in the country for centuries. The Imam, Janusz Aleksandrowiczat, of a mosque in
This week’s meeting of EU interior ministers revealed the huge division between member states. They only managed to formally adopt an existing
NATO on Thursday confirmed that it would bolster its presence in eastern Europe to counter a perceived Russian threat against its Baltic members
Europe is on high alert following anti-terror raids in several countries. Across Belgium, France and Germany, more than 20 people have been arrested
More than ten thousand people have taken part in Gay Pride in Hungary’s capital Budapest. People of all ages came to call for greater tolerance
The stench of decay and the spreading of disease is fast becoming the main concern for authorities in areas affected by the worst floods to hit the
Bosnia says more than a quarter of its four million people have been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory. More than 40
The streets are rivers. Most people have left. Obrenovac, some 30 kilometres southwest of the Serbian capital Belgrade, has been devastated by
Severe flooding has led to a state of emergency being declared in Austria, Serbia and Bosnia. In Bosnia, army helicopters rescued dozens of people
About 1,000 homes on the River Thames were evacuated on Tuesday with thousands more at risk from flooding. It comes as heavy rains have left some
It is turning out to be the wettest English Winter in 250 years. On Monday, the River Thames burst its banks after reaching its highest level in
Onlookers watching rough seas at Gijon off Spain’s Asturian coast were forced to run for their lives when a huge wave crashed down upon
Heavy snow has stranded scores of drivers in Serbia as exceptionally bad weather hit central and eastern Europe. Strong winds caused deep snow
Flood waters are beginning to subside in the eastern German city of Magdeburg. Just one day before, 23,000 were forced to flee as a nearby dam burst
It has been called the ‘flood of the century’. The river Elbe has turned vast swathes of German towns into what looks like a huge swamp. The force of
Soldiers in Hungary are preparing their defences. The Danube has crossed the country’s borders threatening its worst floods. The waters are expected
The flooding in Central Europe continues to submerge parts of cities and swamp agricultural land. In the eastern German region around Dresden, people
Floods continue to wreak havoc across northern and central Europe. The irony is that while the weather is clear, run-off means that river levels
Severe flooding in central Europe is continuing to cause havoc with the high water expected to reach record levels. A dozen people have already
Days of heavy rain have forced emergency services to work round the clock trying to evacuate residents from flooded villages in the Czech
At least 12 people have been killed in severe flooding that has swamped a large part of central Europe. The high water is now shifting north from
The Czech capital, Prague, has been hit hard by the deluge of flooding in Central Europe and a state of emergency has been declared. More than 50
Several streets and a subway station in the Ukrainian capital Kiev have been engulfed by rain water. A storm warning was issued for the city for