Inquiry: Thousands of Dutch Catholic children abused
Officials in the Netherlands for decades failed to protect thousands of children who suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions, an independent inquiry has found.
Belgium gunman Nordine Amrani murdered cleaning woman before rampage, say police
Police have found a woman's body in the home of Nordine Amrani, the man who launched a deadly gun and grenade attack on shoppers in Liège, Belgium, Tuesday.
Belgium attack: Police find body in home of Liege gunman (VIDEO)
Police in Belgium on Wednesday found a woman's body in the home of the Liege gunman who killed four people in a crowded square.
Racism in Europe's bastion of liberal tolerance?
Netherlands has long been relaxed about sex, drugs and immigration. No more?
Elio Di Rupo sworn in as Belgium's PM after 541-day deadlock
Belgium now holds the world record for longest period of time without a government.
A win-win on drugs? Fighting gangs by legalizing pot
Copenhagen voted overwhelmingly to remove its cannabis prohibition. Here’s why.
US markets have worst Thanksgiving week since 1942
The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 index had their worst Thanksgiving week since the markets began observing the holiday in 1942.
Tintin to the rescue!
Spielberg’s “The Adventures of Tintin” charms Europeans, and stirs some controversy, ahead of its US release.
Dutch ban foreigners from cannabis cafes in Maastricht area
Officials forbid most non-Dutch from cafes as of January 1, 2012; a nation-wide ban could be next.
Greg Halman dead: Seattle Mariners outfielder stabbed to death in Netherlands
Dutch police suspect Greg Halman's brother.
EU finance ministers meet to discuss Greece and Italy
Questions hover over the meeting, not least, what can be done to shore up the European Financial Stability Fund, the "Big Bazooka" that was supposed to defend Italy and Spain from the bond vigilantes? It looks like the Bazooka has no ammo
IVF increases risk of ovarian tumors: Study
IVF treatments increase the risk of having ovarian tumors, a new 15-year study published in the journal Human Reproduction says.
Europe reaches debt deal after marathon talks
Banks have been convinced to erase billions in Greek debt, as Europe's leaders hammer out a deal aimed at saving the euro zone.
Giant Lego man washes ashore on Sarasota beach (VIDEO)
The giant Lego man appears to be the creation of a Dutch artist who’s dropped other giant Lego men into the sea.
EU leaders in Brussels for crucial summit
European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels Wednesday to finalize urgent plans aimed at resolving the euro zone debt crisis.
Barking piranhas are the wordsmiths of the ocean (VIDEO)
With their sharp teeth, piranhas look pretty fearsome – and now it appears they can bark as well as bite.
Europe starts the week in limbo
French-German summit ends with nothing more than a pledge to have a plan in place before G-20 summit next month. Can the markets wait that long for a resolution to Greek debt situation and possible spread of contagion to Spain and Italy?
“Pee bags” to the rescue
Dutch National Railways officials say the solution to their toilet-less trains is in the bag.
India, China have more affluent families than European countries
India's 3 million wealthy families put it in top 5 richest nations
Zimbabwe's mines still rife with abuse
Kimberley Process regulator fails to stem flow of blood diamonds overseas.
Europe: A very bad day all around
Around the continent bad news keeps knocking markets and people who work for governments
Still for sale in Belgium
With all the talk of blood diamonds, Antwerp remains a go-to spot for the polished stones.
Meet Dexia, the Bear Sterns of 2011. But this time it's worse.
French-Belgian firm Dexia is in need of rescue. Problem is, it's bigger than its government.
Europe delays decision on next Greek payout
European stocks plunge as finance ministers are unable to agree on whether to give Greece its next bailout payment.
Belgium’s Prime Minister Yves Leterme takes a better gig
A political crisis nearly splits the country. More evidence Belgium’s politics are the world’s oddest.
Markets rise on Barroso euro bonds comments
European stocks and the euro were lifted by talk of euro zone bonds by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
Reality TV: Who wants to be a refugee?
Five young refugees compete to prove their attachment to the Netherlands.
NATO sees its role in Libya coming to an end
Alliance foresees victory in its mission to aid Libya's people.
Trust erodes in the European Union
Spain once saw Europe as the future. Now it's a burden.
Italy, France, Spain, Belgium ban short selling in order to protect markets
The European ban on short selling might have unintended effects, experts say.
Four countries in Europe ban short selling (UPDATES)
Belgium, France, Italy and Spain will temporarily ban short selling of financial stocks.