New drug gives hope for treating incurable Huntington's

Researchers at UCL fix a protein defect that causes devastating genetic disease Huntington's in patients for first time.

New drug offers hope for treating Huntington's disease

Battle for Jerusalem

Netanyahu urges Europe to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Netanyahu has been meeting EU foreign ministers in Brussels, where he faced resistance to his suggestion, and pressure to restart Middle East peace efforts.


Ukrainians protest Saakashvili's conspiracy charges

Hundreds of supporters of Ukrainian opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili have clashed with police in Kiev as a hearing was held on whether he should remain in custody.


Group: Refugees abused by border forces in Balkans

Rigardu, a German monitoring group, has documented at least 857 instances of violence on Serbia's borders with the EU.

Group: Refugees abused by border forces in Balkans


New bill aims to bring Greece's solar revolution to cities

Greece is preparing a law that will make it easier for apartment blocks to install solar panels on their rooftops.

Special series

The Nobel Interview: Beatrice Fihn of ICAN

Al Jazeera's exclusive interview with the director of the anti-nuclear campaign that won the Nobel Peace Prize.


Severe weather hits Europe

Damaging winds and heavy snow cause widespread disruption.

Severe weather hits Europe


Disability funding: UN criticises UK'S approach

The United Nations, earlier this year, has criticised the UK for not doing enough to support disabled people.


UK: First snow of the year reaches London

Heavy snow, freezing fog and gale force winds in the UK – luckily not all in the same place.

UK: First snow of the year reaches London

Nuclear weapons

Anti-nuclear group ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize

Geneva-based group pushes for a UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but world nuclear powers have refused to sign up.


Refugees in Greece's Lesbos left in the cold and rain

More than 6,000 people live in Moria, a closed refugee camp designed to fit only 2,000.

Refugees in Greece's Lesbos left in the cold and rain

Arts & Culture

Macron leads tributes as crowds attend Johnny Hallyday funeral

More than a million lined the Champs Elysees on Saturday for the funeral procession of the man known as the 'French Elvis'. Johnny Hallyday died on Wednesday at the age of 74.

Inside Story

Is Ukraine's struggle about corruption or power?

Anti-corruption campaigner Mikheil Saakashvili is back in police custody for the second time this week.


Ex-Georgia leader held in Ukraine, starts hunger strike

Former president of Georgia says he has gone on hunger strike following his re-arrest in Ukraine's capital.


Mikheil Saakashvili re-arrested in Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili was re-arrested in Ukraine, four days after his supporters freed him from a police van.