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German far-right party raises concerns about Nazi ideology of the past, warns ex-Merkel official
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:34

"Part of this movement are people who use language that we have heard in Germany about 80 years ago," says Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. Euro...

Strong Showing by Nationalist Party Jolts German Politics
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:39

An antiestablishment, nationalist party won a foothold in Germany’s parliament Sunday, jolting the country’s political establishment and sending ...

Why some Catalans want independence... and some don't
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:38

Four people in Catalonia's capital city, Barcelona, tell us what it means to be Catalan - and why some people there want independence from Spain. BBC...

Rugby World Cup: Ireland submits bid for 2023 tournament
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:31

Ireland promise to deliver a 'Tournament Like No Other' in their bid presentation to host the 2023 World Cup. BBC News - Europe

Brexit an 'awful complicated mess' says Merkel adviser
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:34

Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff has described Brexit negotiations as a "complicated mess". BBC News - Europe

Germany’s far-right AfD party: 5 things you need to know
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:31

It could be said that the underlying winner of Germany's election Sunday was ultimately the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. Europe News

Model Chloe Ayling kidnap case a publicity stunt, court told
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:33

Lawyers for an alleged kidnapper of Chloe Ayling tell a court hearing the case could be a "sham". BBC News - Europe

UN accuses Russia of violating human rights in Crimea
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:32

The UN human rights agency says it has documented arbitrary arrests and torture in the region. BBC News - Europe

Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:35

A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours. BBC News - Europe

Aldi reports record sales but profits drop amid price war
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:32

The chain blames the profit fall on efforts to keep prices low and the cost of opening new stores. BBC News - Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected for fourth term
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:33

The nationalist right wing party AfD says it will "hunt down" Mrs Merkel, after its election gains. BBC News - Europe

German election: AfD vows to fight 'invasion of foreigners'
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:31

Nationalists lay out their plans after winning nearly 13% of the vote, weakening Chancellor Merkel. BBC News - Europe

Merkel's Coalition Wins, but Support Slips
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:34

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance won the German election, but a steep drop in its support and an anti-immigrant party’s surge sign...

European markets seen lower on German election result; Brexit talks resume
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:33

European stocks are set to open lower Monday morning as investors digest election results out of Germany, where the nationalist Alternative for German...

Euro slips after German election reveals surprising far-right support
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:32

The euro slipped in Asian trading on Monday after Germany's election showed surging support for a far-right party. Europe News

Italy's anti-establishment party is softening its stance on Europe as a new leader is appointed
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:36

Italy's new Five Star party leader said he would welcome rivals' support post-election, but wouldn't offer cabinet seats for it. Europ...

Bus crash in Austrian Alps averted after tourist applies brake
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:35

The passenger reached the brake moments before the vehicle left the road in the Alps, police say. BBC News - Europe

Merkel on track for fourth term as German chancellor; far-right party set to enter parliament for first time
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:31

A German exit poll shows Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc will be the largest party but with a worse-than-expected majority. Europe News

Germany: A history of division and unity
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:34

Post-war politics of Germany: A history of division and unity BBC News - Europe

Killer whales join in on Norway surfing competition
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:35

Two killer whales have been spotted alongside participants in the semi-finals of a surf contest in Norway. BBC News - Europe

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