With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are holding high-stakes rallies Monday that overlap with nationwide May Day labor marches reminding both candidates that jobs are voters' No. 1 concern.
Greek trade unions marked May Day on Monday with a 24-hour nationwide strike and protests against looming new cuts demanded by the country's creditors in return for bailout cash.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit.
Pope Francis on Saturday called for negotiations to resolve tensions surrounding North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
Pope Francis is warning that "a good part of humanity" will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy and a revived United Nations to take the lead in negotiating a resolution.
British police warned Friday they were facing an "increased level of terrorist activity," the day after a knifeman was arrested near parliament and a woman was shot in a separate police raid.
United Airlines was under fire again Wednesday after a huge rabbit named Simon died while hopping over from London to Chicago, where he was due to be picked up by a celebrity buyer.
Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday night when protesters stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday holds her first talks with key EU Brexit negotiators, as the bloc hardens its position ahead of a summit to lay down its "red lines."
The two candidates vying to become France's next president attended a somber ceremony Tuesday honoring the policeman killed on the Champs Elysees, as they ramp up a campaign marked by security jitters.