Europe

Turkey shuts down Wikipedia

Under the leadership of President Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's status is listed as "not free" on the 2016 Freedom on the Net ...

Site blocked by government agency for "acting with groups conducting a smear campaign against Turkey".

Merkel has 'good relationship' with Trump

Angela Merkel.

He accused her of ruining Germany, then there was the handshake incident. But she says they've moved on.

EU vows to be 'firm' on Brexit video

The European Union's leaders have met with UK Prime Minister Theresa May - the first time the bloc has held a summit ...

Leaders meet without British PM for the first time as they vow to be tough on divorce demands.

Kim looks to Russia for support video

Kim Jong-un carefully times his missile tests.

ANALYSIS: Cunning timing was behind North Korea's new missile test.

Five myths about France

The Eiffel Tower -  France's past and present reveal a complex saga of aspirations and disappointed hopes.

They're all alcoholic, slim, far-right, "cheese-eating surrender monkeys". Right? Wrong.

Second UK terror plot contained video

Police officers stand next to terraced housing in Harlesden Road, north London. British counter-terrorism police said on ...

Woman shot as a second active terror plot is contained in the space of a few hours.

Revolution not so far-fetched

Gerry Brownlee missed his calling, writes Richard Swainson.

OPINION: I've been watching a lot of Russian propaganda on YouTube this week.

National Portrait - Kate Camp

Kate Camp, poet and winner of the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship.

A new book and a fellowship on the Riviera - it's a good year for the poet.

Resistance fighter just 'doing what I had to do'.

Dora Suuring was a Dutch Resistance fighter during WWII.

 Dutch resistance fighter Dora Suuring used her chemistry skills to forge documents that would save scores of Jewish lives, writes Bess Manson.

Holocaust furore hits Le Pen's bid

Marine Le Pen arrives at her campaign headquarters in Paris on Friday.

Interim head of French presidential candidate's party stands down after storm over comments.

Woman dies after Stockholm attack video

People left flowers on a police van outside Ahlens department store in central Stockholm, Sweden, as a tribute to the ...

The woman, in her 60s, is the fifth to die after a man drove a truck into a crowd.

Jail demand for Pokemon player

The man likened Jesus Christ to a Pokemon character in a video he filmed in a Russian church. [FILE PHOTO]

"Maybe I'm an idiot, but not in any way an extremist", says man facing jail after playing Pokemon in church.

Kiwi dies in France

Beau St George, his fiancee Herminie Gouard  and their daughter, Joan.

The New Zealand man killed in car crash in France was weeks away from getting married.

Woman shot in terror raids

Counter-terror police in the UK have shot a woman and arrested four people in London and Kent.

Counter-terror police in the UK have shot a woman and arrested four people in London and Kent.

Protesters storm parliament

Macedonian police escort injured members of parliament, including Social Democratic leader Zoran Zaev, away from the ...

Macedonian police are firing stun grenades to disperse protesters outside the parliament.

Russian spy ship sinks

The Liman went down after the collision tore a hole in the hull below the waterline.

Collision with merchant freighter off coast of Turkey sends Russian intelligence ship to the bottom.

Knifeman arrested in London video

A man is led away by police in Westminster after a knife incident in London, near the offices of the British prime minister.

Man carrying knives arrested in Whitehall, the street home to numerous government ministries in central London.

Le Pen pulls from Trump playbook video

Marine Le Pen recently stood down as leader of the French National Front (FN) political party.

How can a controversial candidate win France's election? Do a Donald.

Runaway tyre injures two men video

A loose tyre clips a man sitting in a pharmacy in Turkey and heads towards a second.

Men fortunate to escape serious injury when a loose tyre bounces through the door of a pharmacy in Turkey.

'Dead' for an hour, then revived

The French woman was found by her daughter and declared dead, but revived an hour later by two police officers.

French woman who was declared dead is brought back to life by police, who likened it to a scene from The Walking Dead.

Next French president faces big hurdle

Emmanuel Macron will be up against Marine Le Pen in the final round of voting for the French presidency, according to ...

ANALYSIS: ​As two political outsiders battle to become France's president ahead of a runoff next month, each is looking ahead to a biting reality.

Madeleine 'may never be found'

Police say they may never be able to solve the case of missing British girl Madeleine McCann, but add they are following ...

Police are following "critical" lines of inquiry but, 10 years on, admit the case of Madeleine McCann may never be solved.

May takes on 'separatists' video

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Brackla Community Centre in Bridgend, Wales.

Despite her runaway lead in opinion polls, UK PM will fight for every vote in election.

Russian hackers target Macron video

French centrist Emmanuel Macron won the first round of voting in the country's presidential election.

Russians hackers who attacked Clinton appear to have targeted the leading candidate in France's presidential elections.

Man punches shark, saves wife

Frankie Gonsalves was attacked by a shark.

Frankie Gonsalves' husband punched the shark after it bit her calf and foot as she swam.

Macron's marriage in the spotlight video

Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux speak with supporters as he leaves a polling station.

Emmanuel Macron first met his wife when he was 15 at high school. She taught a theatre class at the time.

Le Pen steps down as leader

National Front leader Marine Le Pen is temporarily stepping down as leader of the party.

French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen is temporarily stepping down as head of her party.

Gloves off ahead of French runoff video

Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron is favoured to win the French presidency second round, claiming at least 61 per ...

French far-right leader accuses opponent in next month's presidential runoff of being weak on Islamist terrorism.

Second suspect arrested

People gathered on Sergels square on April 9 to pay their respects and leave flowers for the victims of Stockholm truck ...

Swedish police arrest second person in the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others.

Migrant boat sinks off Greece

A European Union and a Greek national flag flutter on a wooden ramp on the seaside on the island of Lesbos, Greece. ...

At least 15 people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees sank off Greece's Lesbos island.

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