The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.
A wooden replica of Citroen's iconic 2CV, crafted by a French cabinetmaker using a mix of lumbers including apple, pear and cherry, is ready to hit the road.
Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders and was fined 20,000 rubles (US$340) by a Moscow court on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to center-left hopes of ending her more than decadelong reign.
Britain is aiming for an 11th hour solution to political deadlock in Belfast on Monday, hoping to avoid further turmoil before London kick-starts Brexit proceedings that could change the status of the border between Northern and the Republic of Ireland.
A center-right, pro-European Union party is the clear winner in Bulgaria's parliamentary election, according to near final results Monday.
Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth.
Pope Francis went to Milan on Saturday where he met families on a working-class housing estate and visited a prison before celebrating mass for hundreds of thousands of faithful in nearby Monza.