Saturday, June 28, 2014
European leaders gathered in Brussels on Friday to try and resolve a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker's likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Campaigners lost their bid to overturn a ban on doctors helping seriously ill people to die in England and Wales on Wednesday.
French air traffic controllers Wednesday ended a two-day strike that was supposed to run till the weekend after marathon talks with the government, unions said.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
On Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand, the upper house of Russian parliament on Wednesday canceled a resolution allowing the use of military in Ukraine, a move intended to show Moscow's eagerness to de-escalate tensions and avoid a new round of Western sanctions.
Concern about the economic impact of the crises in Ukraine and Iraq pushed business confidence in Germany to a six-month low in June, data showed on Tuesday.
For one year, Greta Taubert renounced our consumer society. Eating, drinking and dressing without spending a cent, the 30-year-old German woman wanted to see what life would be like if the economic system collapsed.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a monthslong trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine agreed Monday to respect a cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president, raising hopes for an end to months of fighting that have killed hundreds and ravaged the country's industrial heartland.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will call for an “unprecedented” vote of EU leaders this week if the bloc seeks to push through Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, his spokeswoman confirmed on Monday.
Pope Francis launched a scathing attack on organized crime during a trip to the heartland of a feared syndicate on Sunday, declaring all mafia members “excommunicated” from the Catholic Church.