BBC News - Europe
Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure
Rents have soared in the German capital - and now politicians are moving to keep flats affordable.
Roma flee Russian village after mass brawl
Reports say dozens of ethnic Roma and Russians clashed in a village south of Moscow - and one died.
Germany's Angela Merkel 'fine' after seen shaking in heatwave
Germany's 64-year-old chancellor shook uncontrollably for more than a minute during an event in Berlin.
UK 'likely' to host critical climate conference next year
The UK is in pole position to host next year's key climate meeting after agreeing a partnership with main rival Italy.
German road toll discriminates against foreigners - ECJ
A planned German fee is unfair because it relies on drivers from other states, says the top EU court.
Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image
A climate scientist has captured the reality of sea ice loss in Greenland in a viral picture.
French student misses bus, crashes car, dropped off to exam by police
An 18-year-old crashes his father's car while rushing to sit a test - then gets delivered by police.
Italian climbers rescued from Pakistan mountain
Four Italian and two Pakistani mountaineers are airlifted to safety after being hit by an avalanche.
Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
Two boys guilty of murder of Irish schoolgirl
Fourteen-year-old Ana Kriégel was sexually assaulted and killed in an abandoned Dublin house in May 2018.
US and Russia clash over power grid 'hack attacks'
Russia has countered attempts to hack into its infrastructure, says Kremlin spokesman.
Finnish radio drops Latin news after 30 years
Finnish radio has dropped its weekly Latin news bulletin after 30 years.
How a struggling airline went soaring through the cloud
In a "David and Goliath" battle of the skies, the small airline used tech to punch above its weight.
EU leaders face pressure to deliver on climate change
The Greens' election success reshapes the agenda as EU leaders decide the bloc's priorities.
Why would a nurse become a serial killer?
German nurse Niels Högel is just the latest health professional to be jailed for killing patients.
Franco Zeffirelli - one of the greatest movie directors
Franco Zeffirelli's bold ideas and lavish productions made him one of the great post-war European directors.
The gondola-making sisters taking on Venetian tradition
Two sisters in Venice are trying to overturn the unwritten rule that gondolas are made by men.
French storm: Hail batters south-east France
Golf ball-sized hail hits the Drome region of France, causing widespread damage.
Priests wear hard hats at Notre-Dame
The first Mass has been held at Notre-Dame cathedral since the devastating fire in April.
Turkish Airbus plane sunk for diving tourism
A disused Airbus A330 passenger plane is deliberately sunk off the north-western coast of Turkey.
Baby elephant takes first wobbly steps
The Asian elephant was born at Pairi Daiza zoo in Belgium.
The public art project that entranced post-Cold War Berlin
In June 1995 artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped the Reichstag in Berlin in fabric.