Friday, November 15, 2013
Europe's aviation safety authority has paved the way for passengers to use smartphones and tablet computers during entire flights, following a similar move by the United States.
Britain's Prince Charles turned 65 while traveling in India on Thursday and his staff teased him with a cake in the shape of a free bus pass, which he can now claim as a pensioner.
French first and second division clubs have called off their planned strike at the end of the month in proTest at a 75-percent tax on high earners, the clubs' professional body announced Thursday.
Malta, a European Union member, will be selling citizenship with practically no strings attached for 650,000 euros (US$865,000).
A healthy baby boy was born in eastern Hungary after his brain dead mother was kept alive for about three months to bring him to term, a hospital said Wednesday.
A weekly newspaper with a front page comparing a black government minister to a monkey hit newsstands in France on Wednesday, despite legal objections and a nationwide outcry over the racist slur.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The European Commission decided on Wednesday to prepare an in-depth analysis of Germany's persistently high current account surplus to find out if it is a sign of a serious imbalance in Europe's biggest economy.
Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday delayed a key vote on the release of jailed former premier Yulia Tymoshenko, a move that threatens to derail this ex-Soviet republic's push toward the European Union and shift it back into Russia's orbit.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said Wednesday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
They are the most indebted people in the world, live through long, dark winters and have a shorter life expectancy than several Mediterranean countries.