Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Europe News

Scores of migrants feared missing off Libya: IOM

Rome - Scores of migrants were feared missing off the Libyan coast, the IOM said Saturday after the Italian navy flew three survivors to the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.

Russian MPs prolong payments freeze to European rights body

Moscow - Russia's parliament voted Thursday against sending delegates or paying contributions to the Council of Europe, increasing the risk of ultimate exclusion from the rights body and the European Court of Human Rights.

Nervous Europe ramps up Brexit preparations

Apo - Europe is ramping up preparations for the economic blow of a possible "no deal" Brexit, fearing the political crisis in London has killed off hopes of an orderly divorce.

Euro MPs back Brexit delay in letter to Britain

Strasbourg - More than 100 members of the European parliament have promised to back a delay to Brexit to allow voters to think again, in a letter to British citizens.

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Barcelona - Spanish migrant rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Monday that the authorities were preventing its ship from setting sail from Barcelona to save migrants."We are blocked in a port once again.

Hungary to release Syrian jailed over 2015 border riot

Budapest - A Syrian man jailed in Hungary for his role in a border riot in 2015 will be released next week, a court said Friday, ending a controversial case that saw Budapest accused of heavy-handedness.

French police comb Channel beaches in search for migrants

Oye-plage - A helicopter swoops over the northern French coast, its spotlight racing across the deserted beach on a freezing January night, looking for migrants who might put out to sea trying to reach nearby England.

Italy far-right minister furious after migrant deal

Rome - Italy's populist coalition has reached agreement on the fate of 10 migrants the country agreed to take from Malta despite the fury of far-right anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

French fishing boats targeted as migrants seek way to Britain

Boulogne-sur-mer - Laurent Merlin, a French fisherman who plies the Channel coast from his home port of Boulogne-sur-Mer, is not used to his boat being seen as a catch.But twice within the same week he arrived for work to find his vessel vandalised by would-be thieves.

Stranded migrants disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Valletta - Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states, ending a standoff that rights groups branded "shameful".

Malta demands EU solution before migrants disembark

Valletta - Malta is pushing other European countries to take in around 250 migrants currently in its care before it will allow dozens of people stuck on two rescue boats to disembark, a government source said Tuesday.

EU countries 'record of shame' over ports closed to sick children

Rome - Rights activists accused European countries on Friday of a new "record of shame" for refusing to open ports to migrant children and families stranded at sea in the Mediterranean for two weeks.

Europe 'record of shame' over ports closed to sick children

Rome - Rights activists accused Europe on Friday of clinching a new "record of shame" with its refusal to open ports to migrant children and families stranded at sea in the Mediterranean.

Italy mayors defy far-right leader on migrants

Rome - The mayors of three large Italian cities are refusing to obey a controversial anti-immigration law penned by far-right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, condemning it as unconstitutional.

Italy mayors defy far-right leader on migrants

Rome - The mayors of three large Italian cities are refusing to obey a controversial anti-immigration law penned by far-right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, slamming it as unconstitutional.

Far-right 'street patrol' in German town after migrant violence

Berlin - A German far-right group has launched a vigilante street patrol in a Bavarian town where four Afghan and Iranian asylum seekers allegedly attacked passers-by last weekend, local authorities said Thursday.

Annual migrant deaths in Mediterranean fall by over a quarter: UNHCR

Paris - The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 over the previous year, to 2,262, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Dutch ready to take in Sea-Watch migrants

Den Haag - The Netherlands announced Wednesday it was prepared to welcome some of the 32 migrants waiting to disembark from a Dutch-flagged vessel in the Mediterranean, if other countries did the same.

Spain rescues 400 migrants over start of new year

Madrid - Spanish coastguards rescued 401 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean over the first two days of the new year, they said Wednesday.

New Year's dip: Europe enjoys a frosty tradition

Paris - From Edinburgh to Lisbon by way of Berlin, the chilly thrill of a New Year's dip appealed to many looking for a bracing way to ring in 2019. How cold?

69 migrants rescued off Malta: navy

Valletta - A group of 69 migrants on a rickety wooden boat were rescued Sunday off Malta, the navy said, while 49 more were still at sea waiting for a country to allow them to dock.

Boat with 311 migrants docks in Spain after spending Christmas at sea

San Roque - A charity rescue vessel carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain on Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spend Christmas at sea and several European nations denying the ship entry.

Boat carrying over 300 migrants rescued off Libya reaches Spain

San Roque - A charity rescue boat carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya entered Spanish waters Friday morning and was set to berth in a southern port near Gibraltar.

Libya migrant rescue ship seeks Christmas port

Rome - A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast appealed Sunday for a European port to take them to before the weather turns at Christmas.

Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

Rome - Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive them.

Rescued migrants face Christmas at sea after Italy closes ports

Rome - Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Saturday Italian ports were closed to hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya after a mother and newborn baby were evacuated to Malta.

Nearly 300 migrants rescued off Libya: aid group

Madrid - A migrant group said Friday it had rescued nearly 300 migrants off the coast of Libya over the previous 24 hours."More than 300 people safe on board the #OpenArms," the Proactiva Open Arms organisation tweeted.

Eleven migrants found dead in boat off Spain: coastguard

Madrid - Eleven migrants have been found dead in a boat in the sea off southern Spain along with 33 survivors, the Spanish coastguard said Thursday.

Migrants in France suffering 'unprecedented' abuses: rights ombudsman

Paris - Undocumented migrants living in makeshift camps in northern France have been subjected to an "unprecedented" violation of their basic rights over the past three years, the country's human rights ombudsman said in a report Wednesday.

Germany relaxes rules to attract non-EU skilled workers

Berlin - Worker-starved Germany decided Wednesday to ease immigration rules to attract foreign job-seekers and replenish its ageing workforce, despite mounting public resistance against new arrivals.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 121 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Europe


Europe Image

Europe according to Greece
Europe according to Greece
alphadesigner
The euro sign (€) is the currency sign used for the euro  the official currency of the Eurozone in...
The euro sign (€) is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone in the European Union (EU).
Daniel ROLAND, AFP/File
Map of human migration out of Africa
Map of human migration out of Africa
unknown
Unusual circumstances have brought interest to the woman s death since this rarely happens in the ar...
Unusual circumstances have brought interest to the woman's death since this rarely happens in the area.
Christian Schnettelker
ACTA protest.
ACTA protest.
Truththeory
 Heart of Storm
"Heart of Storm"
Libby Coffey
Adonis  a Bosnian pine located in northern Greece is said to be Europe s oldest living thing  say sc...
Adonis, a Bosnian pine located in northern Greece is said to be Europe's oldest living thing, say scientists.
Dr. Oliver Konter, Mainz/University of Mainz
A delicious duck confit at a Paris cafe
A delicious duck confit at a Paris cafe
Untitled
Joff Hopkins
The sculpture art found along Pari s Seine river
The sculpture art found along Pari's Seine river
A bus driver heating up frozen lock of a bus at the bus station in Klodzko  south-western Poland  20...
A bus driver heating up frozen lock of a bus at the bus station in Klodzko, south-western Poland, 2010.
This 2011 map shows the 27 member states of the European Union in color
This 2011 map shows the 27 member states of the European Union in color
EU Bookshop
Offshore wind in Europe hit new milestone in 2017  with United Kingdom accounting for half of new ca...
Offshore wind in Europe hit new milestone in 2017, with United Kingdom accounting for half of new capacity.
WindEurope
Image of Europe
Image of Europe
Photoshop Tofs
The frozen shores of Lake Geneva  Switzerland
The frozen shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland
United Nations Information Service - Geneva
Europe according to Silvio Berlusconi
Europe according to Silvio Berlusconi
alphadesigner
Comparison of debt in countries with the Euro as currency
Comparison of debt in countries with the Euro as currency
Europe according to Spain
Europe according to Spain
alphadesigner
The old Silk Road and the Silk Track have a lot in common. With any luck  the Silk Track will be as ...
The old Silk Road and the Silk Track have a lot in common. With any luck, the Silk Track will be as successful as its predecessor.
Wikimedia Commons
A shot of winter scenery from the train window  winter in Poland  2010.
A shot of winter scenery from the train window, winter in Poland, 2010.

Latest News
Top News