Friday, May 8, 2015
A French court ruled Thursday that wiretapped recordings of former President Nicolas Sarkozy talking with his lawyer could be used as evidence in an ongoing corruption probe, one of his lawyers said.
Counting the votes in the United Kingdom's election will take a matter of hours. Assembling a government could take days -- or weeks.
Three issues -- the economy, the National Health Service and immigration -- have dominated the British election. Here's where the candidates stand on the things that matter to voters:
Thirteen-year-old British student Jeffrey is planning to vote Labour. Not in Thursday's general election, but in a mock vote organized by his school as part of a drive to promote "British values."
Eight party leaders are headed into Britain's most unpredictable election in decades on Thursday, which has brought several smaller parties to the fore because of a fragmentation of the vote.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Brussels formally opened an anti-trust inquiry into Europe's online shopping marketplace on Wednesday amid concerns about how websites such as Amazon and Google use their influence.
Italy on Tuesday renewed its appeal to the EU for help in managing a relentless wave of migrant arrivals, after around 40 migrants died when their inflatable boat sank off the coast.
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany, French air accident investigators said in a new report released Wednesday.
As the United Kingdom's political leaders spent a final day campaigning Wednesday, the election race drew to a bumpy close for the UK Independence Party, which suspended a candidate for saying he would shoot his Conservative Party opponent.
Ukraine said Wednesday that five Ukrainian soldiers were killed as fresh clashes rumbled on despite the resumption of talks between the government and rebels over a battered truce deal.