Wednesday, July 29, 2015
CALAIS, France - One man was found dead Wednesday as migrants made some 1,500 attempts to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in a desperate bid to get to England, a situation the British prime minister warned was "very concerning."
A British peer who had been in charge of parliamentary ethics quit the House of Lords on Tuesday after allegedly snorting cocaine off a prostitute's breasts, fueling calls for reform of the unelected upper chamber.
A top Russian rights group supporting torture victims including in Chechnya said Tuesday it is being forced to close after being branded a "foreign agent" but will relaunch under a new name.
Five years ago, during Spain's housing boom, Felix Jumbo worked as a builder. Now he digs pumpkins and cabbages in a district where construction cranes once swung.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A British judge investigating the death of former Russian security agent Alexander Litvinenko accused a key suspect Monday of manipulating the inquiry by agreeing to testify, then refusing at the last minute.
The British chancellor of the exchequer (finance minister) was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European road show with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron's government in London.
The Turkish army on Sunday blamed PKK militants for a deadly car bomb attack that killed two of its soldiers in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, as a fragile truce risked collapsing after Ankara's airstrikes on rebel positions in Iraq.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in France on Saturday for a Riviera holiday, with the closure of the beach in front of his villa incensing local residents.
French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling's Tour de France.