United Kingdom

Minister quits as pressure builds on Britain's Theresa May

British PM faces backlash over her new Brexit plan, as colleagues and rivals urge her to resign.

Minister quits as pressure builds on Britain's Theresa May

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UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

The UK's anti-slavery legislation may not be keeping pace with evolving crime. MPs are trying to sharpen the law.

UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

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British Steel collapses into insolvency

The steelmaker employs nearly 5,000 workers in Lincolnshire, and a further 20,000 jobs depend on its supply chain.

Europe

As right-wing populism gains, is the left lagging behind?

As European vote nears, left-wing groups criticise the bloc's economic policies and seek sovereignty, but fail to unite.

As right-wing populism gains, is the left lagging behind?

Inside Story

Will Europe's populist leaders make a breakthrough?

Mainstream politicians face a challenge from the far right as 400 million vote in European Parliament elections.

Czech Republic

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

Rally marks a fourth week of demonstrations since the controversial appointment of Marie Benesova as justice minister.

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

Europe

New Ukrainian President Zelensky calls early parliamentary polls

July 21 vote is widely seen as an attempt to gain momentum and cement power at a high point of new leader's popularity.

New Ukrainian President Zelensky calls early parliamentary polls

Europe

May offers 'confirmatory referendum' on her Brexit deal

May says if her deal is approved by Parliament, politicians may then hold vote on putting deal to British public.

Europe

Austria's right-wing government implodes in scandal

All FPO-ministers will be replaced by technocrats as Austria gets a minority government for the first time ever.

Austria's right-wing government implodes in scandal

Europe

Portugal police officers sentenced in unprecedented trial

One officer jailed, and others handed suspended sentences, after convictions for kidnapping and violence.

Portugal police officers sentenced in unprecedented trial

Europe

Rise of the right: Italy's Lega party woos EU voters

With 751 representatives from 28 countries, the European Parliament is considered to be the human face of the EU.

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British Steel 'on the verge of collapse', risking 25,000 jobs

Unions are urging government to intervene to save embattled steelworks.

British Steel 'on the verge of collapse', risking 25,000 jobs

Sport

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula One legend, dies at 70

The three-time world champion, who survived a horrific crash in 1976, passed away peacefully, his family says.

Austria

Austrian far-right ministers to resign amid corruption fallout

Sacking of Interior Minister Kickl is set to trigger a walk-out of FPO ministers from Chancellor Kurz's government.

Austrian far-right ministers to resign amid corruption fallout

Europe

UK 2019 knife crime death toll passes 100

London is looking to Scotland for a new strategy in fighting the knife crime epidemic.

UK 2019 knife crime death toll passes 100