Ambitious European Union regulation limiting coolant gas lacks enforcement and the profit from selling illicit, climate-changing gases appeals to international organized crime groups.
The killing of a woman who was abducted from a busy London street at night has triggered an upsurge of anger from women who are tired of the threats and intimidation they face as they go about their daily lives.
President Vladimir Putin showed support for Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko in their first meeting since Minsk sparked Western outrage by forcing a European airliner to land and arresting a dissident journalist onboard.
Italian prosecutors arrested three managers of the company whose cable car crashed in the Alps on Sunday, in a tragedy which shocked the country and raised fresh questions about the safety of Italy’s infrastructure.
Several French bloggers said they received emails in recent days from a person offering to pay them to make social-media videos criticizing the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine.
President Alexander Lukashenko scrambled a jet fighter to force a commercial aircraft to land in the nation’s capital, where a Belarusian journalist and opposition activist was detained.
The cable car fell around 60 feet and crashed into a hillside above Lake Maggiore in northern Italy, before rolling downhill into trees, Italian rescue services said.
A weeklong search for a Belgian soldier whom authorities suspect of planning a terrorist attack is highlighting concerns over right-wing extremism in Western militaries.
The continent is reopening for business as faster vaccinations and months of lockdowns are finally converging to push down coronavirus cases.
The European Union took a step toward opening its borders to vaccinated tourists, a move that likely means Americans and other non-Europeans will be allowed to visit the continent this summer.
DarkSide, the criminal group linked to a cyberattack that disrupted U.S. gasoline deliveries this week, has told hacking associates that it is shutting down, said security research firms.
Move sparks a backlash within French President Emmanuel Macron’s own party, showing how sensitive the subject of Islam and its place in society has become as he mounts a bid for reelection next year.
Catholic priests across Germany are blessing same-sex couples in defiance of a recent Vatican ban on the practice, the latest effort by liberal German Catholics to build a more progressive version of their church.
European Union leaders say exporting more shots from existing plants is a faster way to help poor countries than making it easier to produce the vaccine world-wide.
Cyberattacks and disinformation have alerted governments, in particular in smaller countries close to Russia, to the need to make their economies and societies more resilient.
The bloc unveiled draft rules that could allow regulators to pursue big Chinese companies in much the same way they have targeted the likes of Apple and Amazon.
France’s National Assembly approved a bill backed by President Emmanuel Macron to cut greenhouse gas emissions, over objections from environmental groups who said it would leave the country short of meeting Paris climate accord targets.
A spring surge in cases is beginning to recede in Europe as vaccinations accelerate, boosting hopes of a broad reopening of the region’s economy before the summer.
The pandemic and its economic shocks are aggravating a problem European officials have grappled with for years: how to turn the EU’s size, wealth and brain power into world-class companies, high-quality jobs and abundant tax revenue by commercializing its breakthroughs.
Italy, Spain and Greece plan once-in-a-generation investments to revamp their economies by borrowing big. If it doesn’t work, a mountain of debt could revive eurozone tensions.