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May's keynote Brexit speech highlights

2017-01-17 21:22

British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her Brexit priorities and negotiating aims for the first time during a keynote speech in London.

Storm damage hits northern Europe

2017-01-13 21:21

Flood, tidal surge, snow and wind damage has swept across UK, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

EU Brexit negotiator puts time pressure on Britain

2016-12-06 19:34

Britain will have less than 18 months to negotiate its exit from the European Union once discussions begin and won't be allowed to pick and choose parts it likes.

Europe air pollution fatal for many

2016-11-23 19:32

Almost nine out of 10 European city dwellers breathe air that is harmful to their health, though the continent's air quality is slowly improving.

'Money mules' arrested in Europe sting

2016-11-22 22:30

European and US law officials arrested at least 178 people in an international swoop against so-called "money mules" who helped launder millions of dollars.

Fears rise in Europe of jihadist influx if Iraq retakes Mosul

2016-10-18 16:22

Europe faces a new influx of Islamic State jihadists if Iraqi forces retake the group's stronghold Mosul, officials and analysts warn, adding to fears on a continent battered by a string of Islamist attacks.

Bayer chief: No Monsanto GM crops in Europe

2016-10-10 11:59

German chemicals firm Bayer says it would not introduce genetically modified crops in Europe after its gigantic takeover of US seed and pesticide producer Monsanto.

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Ryder Cup: Who were Team Europe's weak links?

Team USA regained the Ryder Cup from Team Europe for the first time since 2008 at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota. Sport24's Garrin Lambley talks us through some of the highlights from the weekend. Watch.

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Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course

2016-09-05 21:03

Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a share of the responsibility for her conservatives' election defeat in the German state where she has her political base, but has strongly defended her migrant policy even as she vowed to win back voters' trust.

DJ Black Coffee ends his summer tour on high note in Europe

2016-08-30 18:00

The famous local DJ has ended his European summer tour.

 

EU parliament in tense election for new president

2017-01-17 20:23

The European Parliament elects a new president on Tuesday in a vote that promises to be stormy after a coalition aimed at keeping eurosceptics out of power broke down.

At least 20 die in cold snap across Europe

2017-01-07 18:25

A cold wave across Europe has left at least 20 people dead, including several homeless and migrants, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue.

BMW, Merc, Ford, VW, Porsche & Audi join forces to keep their EVs charged

2016-11-30 09:52

More than five automakers will join forces to the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

Britain lost $1.5 trillion in household wealth since Brexit vote

2016-11-23 06:36

Britain lost $1.5 trillion in household wealth in 2016, a blow caused by the pound's free-fall after the Brexit vote.

All set for Mars tryst

2016-10-18 18:01

Europe is poised to place a paddling pool-sized lander on Mars and a gas-sniffing craft in its orbit as part of a mission with Russia to scour the Red Planet for signs of life.

EU draws fire for allowing 'overfishing' of Baltic cod

2016-10-11 16:06

European Union ministers have agreed to cuts in Baltic cod catch quotas that fall well short of calls by scientists worried about the stock's eventual collapse.

European bank woes show financial risks - IMF

2016-10-05 19:14

European banks' weakness looms large as a threat to the global financial system, with thin margins and an unsafe share of poor quality loans, says the IMF.

Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

German army teaches Syrian refugees reconstruction skills

2016-09-01 21:42

Germany's military has started a pilot project to help Syrian refugees learn civil reconstruction skills, in hopes that they will eventually be able to help rebuild their homeland.

Poland: Germany wrong to criticise anti-migrant EU partners

2016-08-29 22:15

Poland has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticise European Union partners who have been refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims.

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