So you think you have snow problems? Kazakhstan has them in spades, every year, but this young republic is used to clearing obstacles, and has now
The European Parliament has begun confirmation hearings for the next European Commission. Britain’s Baroness Catherine Ashton was first to take the
The man who might prove pivotal in the UK after the next election has called for Britain’s banking giants to be split up, to shield ordinary
The legal expert and classical music composer elected by Croatian voters on Sunday has said his drive against corruption will lead the country into
Pope Benedict XVI has denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen last month, saying that world
The West African republic of Togo has gone into three days of official mourning, after two members of its national soccer delegation were killed in a
Bitterly cold conditions still hold much of Europe in a wintry grip. Seville in Spain has seen its first snowfall for half a century. Scottish rail
Northern Ireland’s embattled First Minister is to step aside temporarily in a bid to clear his name over a sex and finance scandal surrounding his
It is back to business for Silvio Berlusconi.
The Italian Prime Minister has resumed work in Rome, almost a month after a brutal attack left his
For five years US artist Emily Prince has been documenting the deaths of American soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now her 5,218 tiny
A new European ombudsman will be chosen during the parliament’s first full session of the year. What are the outgoing ombudsman’s accomplishments and
Did You Hear About The Morgans? stars Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker as a high-flying Manhatten couple, living apart after Grant’s affair. After
We have seen human-like robots and robotic dogs, now meet robofish. Researchers at the Osaka School of Engineering in Japan are devloping a robot
Despite improvements in overall living standards of living in the past decade, one in six Europeans still cannot afford the basics. To spotlight the
Authorities in Yemen say they know where five German hostages are being held, six months after their capture in the country.
China has overtaken Germany as the world’s biggest exporter, in yet another show of strength for Beijing’s booming economy.
In a dazzling December
Croatia has elected a legal expert and classical music composer as the president it hopes will lead it into the EU.
Opposition Social Democrat
Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris.
Nearly 70 percent in
Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson steps up the fight for his political survival today, meeting senior party colleagues over the
Opposition Social Democrat Ivo Josipovic has claimed a handsome victory in Croatia’s presidential election.
The 52-year-old law professor and
The Hungarian city of Pecs has celebrated taking up the baton of becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2010 with a gala of dance and
Europe is still reeling from the effects of ice and snow. In northeastern Germany, hundreds of people were trapped in cars, buses and trucks along
Much of eastern Europe is experiencing some of its worst flooding in decades. In Albania, a combination of heavy snow followed by equally heavy rain
Togo’s football team arrived home from Angola overnight after Friday’s deadly ambush of their team bus.
Obviously still shocked by events, the
A British journalist has been killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Rupert Hamer was defence correspondent for the Sunday Mirror