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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:19:09 GMT

Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point".

Inmarsat's European short-haul wifi spacecraft launches

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:34:08 GMT

The UK's biggest space company takes the next step in its project to boost wifi in planes over Europe.

Chile denies Portugal Confederations Cup final

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:35:57 GMT

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saves three penalties as Chile reach the Confederations Cup final by beating Portugal on penalties.

Six held in Europe-wide terror probe

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:15:49 GMT

Among those arrested is a man in Birmingham described as as Salafist imam.

Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:05:08 GMT

Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader.

Brexit 'will blow hole in budget', EU commissioner warns

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:46:21 GMT

Not only is the UK leaving but the EU also has pressing new spending demands, a commissioner warns.

German G20 police sent home for partying in Hamburg barracks

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:52:07 GMT

Outdoor sex and urination were among the party pieces from officers drafted to Hamburg.

Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:10:16 GMT

Mr Trump will again meet Emmanuel Macron, who accused him of a "not innocent" handshake last month.

Caitríona Perry: Irish reporter's unexpected encounter with Trump

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:38:08 GMT

Reporter Caitríona Perry has unexpected encounter with Donald Trump during Leo Varadkar phone call.

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:17:09 GMT

The death of the actor, who had had cancer for a year, will leave a "huge void", his family says.

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:24:00 GMT

Manchester City target Dani Alves leaves Italian champions Juventus after one season in which he made 33 appearances.

HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Rosyth for sea trials

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:08:00 GMT

HMS Queen Elizabeth - the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy - leaves Rosyth for sea trials.

Ant power: Dutch make bus run on formic acid

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:15:03 GMT

The drive to find more sustainable transport fuels has been given a boost by some Dutch students.

The defibrillator drone that can beat ambulance times

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:50:43 GMT

Drones could reach people suffering cardiac arrest faster than ambulances, according to a new trial.

Designers reinvent the tree to beat air pollution

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:16:15 GMT

A team of German designers has reinvented the tree to clean up urban air pollution. Using the natural power of moss, they hope to make city air safer to breathe.

Luftwaffe ace flies in Spitfire

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:16:52 GMT

German pilot Hugo Broch took to the skies over Kent to achieve a long-held ambition.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:13 GMT

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

War of verse

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:55:05 GMT

A comment by a prominent politician has touched off a fevered debate over Russian influence in a former Soviet republic.

Reality check

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:07:33 GMT

The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.

Extreme sport

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:54:20 GMT

This stunning basketball court is nestled between buildings in an otherwise standard suburb of Paris.

'Bargaining chips'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:53:14 GMT

EU citizens in the UK and Brits in Europe want their post-Brexit futures sorted. Do Tory plans deliver?

In pictures

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:20:29 GMT

The Swiss Association of Seaplane Pilots is gathering on the banks of Lake Geneva.

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:51:00 GMT

The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.

Co-operative Bank no longer up for sale

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:48:22 GMT

The bank says it expects to make a further announcement on fund-raising plans to safeguard its future.