Violence in eastern Ukraine seems endless now — here's how we got there
A timeline of turning points in the crisis.
Britain is heading for defeat in its challenge to EU's bankers' bonus cap
Britain, the only EU state to oppose the bonus law, had said that giving the EU's European Banking Authority powers to set the cap was illegal.
Why Ukrainians still care about Lenin
A year after the start of its pro-European revolution, Ukraine is still battling the communist leader’s ghost.
The head of world's biggest economic bloc faces calls to resign
Just days into his tenure as president of the European Commission, document leaks put Jean-Claude Juncker in the hot seat.
Ukrainian PM calls for talks with Russia on 'neutral territory'
NATO said Russia has launched a 'very serious' military build-up inside Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment.
For Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe, Bulgaria isn’t enough
Many of those stuck in the EU’s poorest country are desperate to get out.
EU is deeply divided on imposing more sanctions on Russia
Ministers signaled that any discussion of tighter economic sanctions would probably have to wait until EU leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 18 and 19.
Romanian PM calls for stability after defeat in presidential elections
The election result was part of a pattern emerging in ex-Communist eastern Europe for voters to use the ballot box to stop any one group or individual from gaining too much power.
Briton, Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings
British Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a meeting of the government's emergency response committee, Cobra, in the next 36 hours, his spokesman said.
Europe looks left
While attention is focused on the rise of the radical right, a new generation of leftists is also making waves.
Ukraine and Russia take center stage as leaders gather for G20
The G20 leaders summit in Brisbane is focused on boosting world growth, fireproofing the global banking system and closing tax loopholes for giant multinationals.
This week in lonely battles: David Cameron vs. the EU
The UK’s spat with Brussels is straining Britain’s relations with the rest of Europe and giving the prime minister a headache at home.
Norway is the world's happiest country — unless you're living on the streets
Norway is your typical Scandinavian social welfare state. So what gives?
Hungary to stand by EU's Russia sanctions but wants help on gas
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Budapest wanted a 'balanced, healthy and pragmatic' relationship with Moscow, while standing up for Ukraine's sovereignty.
NATO says Russian troops in Ukraine — Kyiv readies for combat
On the ground, several hours of heavy artillery fire rocked Donetsk, the most intense fighting since the weekend.
Top EU court rules against 'welfare tourists'
British Prime Minister David Cameron conservatives want to stop what they regard as welfare abuse by poor immigrants from eastern Europe with no jobs and no health cover.
Ukraine's currency is plunging as ceasefire appears to be collapsing
Kyiv says Moscow has sent an armored column of additional reinforcements to aid pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Cameron says Britain should not stay in EU 'come what may'
Opposition leader Ed Miliband told business leaders that those who 'flirt' with pulling Britain out of the EU were putting millions of jobs at risk.
Catalonia vote leaves independence unresolved
Almost 2 million Catalans voted to split from Spain. Many more stayed home.
Is Washington losing central Europe — or throwing it away?
As American officials respond to Russian actions in Ukraine, some worry Cold War-style rhetoric may be alienating the countries it’s supposed to help secure.
UK's Labour leader Ed Miliband calls reports of plot to oust him 'nonsense'
Some Labour lawmakers in seats in northern England have become nervous about a threat posed by the anti-EU UK Independence Party.
Kyiv military says a column of tanks crossed from Russia into Ukraine
The report of the Russian movement of armor follows a charge by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine that Kyiv government forces had launched a new offensive.
Greece remains Europe’s deadweight anchor as corruption reigns
Commentary: Rule of law and transparency must be the basis for restoring respect among foreign investors.
Ukraine cuts finances to separatist regions in the east until 'terrorists' leave
Gas and power supplies will continue to spare 'ordinary people' during the winter, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said.
The EU promises to slash carbon emissions
But critics of an ambitious plan to tackle climate change ahead of a key summit next year question whether its goals are realistic.
European Commission offers grim outlook for euro zone economies
'The economic recovery is clearly struggling to gather momentum,' the EU's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said.
Pro-Russian rebels name leader in Ukraine as crisis worsens
The rogue vote, which Kyiv says Russia encouraged, could create a new 'frozen conflict' in post-Soviet Europe.
Ukraine rattled by Russia troop movements as separatists vote
The polls undercut the teetering Sept. 5 truce between Ukraine's government and the heavily armed separatists.
Catalan identity is reviving its French accent
Catalonia’s vote on independence from Spain this week is raising questions among the neighbors.
This is what Ukraine’s new reformers are facing
Getting into parliament was the easy part for a new generation of democrats.
Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 billion
Kyiv said documents signed in Brussels included guarantees by the European Commission of financial support to Ukraine should Russia renege on the agreed prices.