With the Eiffel Tower as a backdrop, French conservative Francois Fillon clung tenaciously to his presidential candidacy Sunday, emboldened by thousands of supporters at a high-stakes rally aimed at quashing pressure on him to step aside because of impending corruption charges.
Scotland's opposition leader insisted Saturday there should be no second referendum on Scottish independence, urging the governing nationalists to concentrate on making the best of Brexit rather than exploiting it for another secession push.
Poland said Saturday it was proposing a Polish member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the EU presidency to succeed Donald Tusk, whose second term is opposed by the governing right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS).
Northern Ireland's snap election has left the rival extremes of politics virtually neck and neck for the first time -- and facing a bruising battle to put their Catholic-Protestant government back together again in an increasingly polarized landscape.
The number of migrants rescued at sea this year in operations run by Italy's coast guard topped 15,000 Friday after another 900 people were saved, including 8-month-old Syrian twins and five other babies.
Northern Ireland was voting Thursday in snap elections to resolve a political crisis fueled by bad blood and Brexit, which is testing the delicate peace in the British province.
Veteran French conservative Alain Juppe is ready to step in as presidential candidate if the beleaguered Francois Fillon pulls out, his entourage said Friday as the list of deserters from Fillon's camp grew.
Some 970 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy's coastguard said, as the numbers attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe continue to rise.
Four Central European nations have hammered out proposals for the European Union that are intended to strengthen the voice of member nations and avoid divisions, Poland's prime minister said Thursday.
The European Union's foreign policy chief urged Macedonia's president Thursday to reverse his decision and let the country's left-wing opposition leader try to form a new government.