Europe News

Trump heads to Europe at a time of remembrance, turmoil

Trump is to arrive in London on Monday for a two-day whirlwind of pomp, circumstance and protests, including meetings with the royal family and an extravagant state dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Europe’s middle class is shrinking. Spain bears much of the pain.

While middle-class households are more prevalent in Europe than in the United States — around 60 per cent, compared with just over 50 per cent in America — they face unprecedented levels of vulnerability.


Italian president calls World War I a warning to Europe to co-exist

Mattarella encouraged young people to keep an "active" memory for the victims of wars as a way to consolidate freedom and harmony as "irreversible" choices for Europeans.

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Winds reached more than 100 kph in several parts of the Czech Republic and topped out at 180 kph on Snezka, at 1,602 metres the country's highest mountain, Czech Television reported.

World leaders bid farewell to late German chancellor Helmut Kohl

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Kohl as "a German patriot and at the same time a European patriot." Kohl will be buried later today following a mass in the German city of Speyer.

French presidential poll crucial to the future of Europe

The outcome will be anxiously monitored around the world as a sign of whether the populist tide that saw Britain vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump's election in the United States is still rising, or starting to ebb.


European refugee crisis: Lost children and displaced families

Without help, families face lonely search for Europe's missing refugee children.

Greece has 'basically achieved' its reform goals: Juncker

Greece's creditors carried out the review intended to evaluate progress on reforms by the Athens government as it hopes to unlock the next tranche of its 86-billion-euro ($95 billion) bailout agreed in July.

In 27 months, over 8,000 enter watery Mediterranean grave

While the Syrian conflict has been the major driver of the migration, people have been fleeing war, abuses and poverty in other countries as well.

Pope Francis urges Europe to keep welcoming migrants, not replace security fears with humanity

Pope Francis lamented the distinction made between refugees fleeing conflict and persecution and migrants escaping poverty, saying both deserve international protection.

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How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

The extent of damage done by faulty implants: News in Numbers

An Indian Express investigation with ICIJ reveals that global pharma majors are operating with no oversight for medical devices for quality, clinical testing, pricing or performance. This is leading to dangerous surgeries and faulty implants risking


Europe’s leaders weigh in on best way to deal with migrant crisis

The build-up of thousands of migrants on Greece’s northern border has created further tensions among European countries. As the United Nations announced border closures were putting the continent “on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis,” Europe’s leaders have given their opinions on what is going wrong. “When half-a-million people come to Austria because […]