Europe

Russia detains top director over alleged embezzlement

Award-winning director is accused of stealing at least $1.15m in state funds earmarked for an art project.

Kirill Serebrennikov arrested over alleged fraud

Europe

Is threat of violence impacting Germany’s elections?

Following the violent incidents at the Christmas Market in the German capital, Berlin, last year that left 21 people dead and 112 more wounded, conservative politicians demanded tighter border controls to curb immigration.

Europe

Earthquake kills two, injures dozens on Italian island

The 4.0-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings and caused a blackout on the holiday island off the coast of Naples.

Earthquake kills two, injures dozens on Ischia island

Europe

Serbia withdraws embassy staff from Macedonia

All Serbian diplomats recalled from Skopje amid reports of Macedonia supporting Kosovo's bid to join UNESCO.

Serbia withdraws embassy staff from Macedonia

Europe

Putin appoints new Russian ambassador to US

Diplomat, who took hawkish stance on Crimea's annexation and defence of Syria, says he wants to normalise ties with US.

Anatoly Antonov named new Russian ambassador to US

Europe

Barcelona van attack suspect shot dead, police say

Fugitive suspect was wearing what appeared to be an explosives belt when he was shot by police near Subirats.

Europe

Sadness and cynicism as London's Big Ben falls silent

London landmark will not sound iconic chime for four years as it undergoes maintenance, prompting passionate response.

Sadness and cynicism as London's Big Ben falls silent

Europe

Spain names Barcelona attack suspect, expands manhunt

Authorities identify driver in Barcelona van attack as 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub as manhunt spreads across Europe.

Spain names Barcelona attack suspect, expands manhunt

Opinion

Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya

The current EU anti-migration and anti-terror policies towards Libya will only destabilise it further.

Guma El-Gamaty

by Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty

Europe

Spanish police hunt for last remaining suspect linked to attacks

Spanish police have set up roadblocks and reinforced border checks as they hunt for the last remaining suspect over the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that killed 14 people and injured others.

Europe

German police arrest 35 neo-Nazis rallying in Berlin

More than 500 white supremacists turned out to mark the death of Rudolf Hess, a Nazi leader they believe was killed.

Berlin police arrest 35 neo-Nazis at Rudolf Hess rally

Europe

Crimea's Muslim Tatars allege systematic Russian oppression

The Muslim Tatar community in Crimea has suffered many hardships since Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014.

Europe

Liberland in former Yugoslavia promotes no-man's land tourism

Liberland, a small country on the banks of the River Danube, is hoping to be Europe's next tourist hot spot

Europe

Edinburgh festival: Performances focus on finance

Hundreds of performers are in Edinburgh to showcase their talents at the 70th annual Fringe Festival. Banking and economics might not seem a natural fit with theatre, but this year money has taken centre stage.

Opinion

Brexit Britain: A United Kingdom of hate and denial

It's time for 'Leave' campaigners to acknowledge and denounce the rise of Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Brexit Britain.

Alastair Sloan

by Alastair Sloan

Alastair Sloan