High-profile corruption scandals are rocking European politics
The pork factor is fueling voter anger with mainstream politicians in southern countries.
Why are zombies lurking outside the Ukrainian broadcasting agency?
They actually make an important point about one of the struggles facing the new government.
Political crisis on the horizon as Swedish parliament votes down government budget
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven could call a snap election early next year.
The Netherlands has a holiday blackface problem (VIDEO)
A colonial-era tradition is bringing up race and identity issues many Dutch people didn't think they had.
Russia cancels South Stream pipeline plan leaving southeast Europe high and dry
Russia's decision wasn't welcome among the countries that depend almost entirely on imported Russian gas which is shipped to them via Ukraine.
Having an affair in Italy? You may want to avoid using WhatsApp
The popular instant messaging service is cited in nearly half of all Italian divorce proceedings.
Moldova set to press on with pro-Europe course after election
Though Moscow has so far shown no readiness to intervene as it has in Ukraine, it has shown its displeasure by banning certain food imports from Moldova, whose economy relies on agricultural exports.
Moldovans vote, may slow moves to integrate with Europe
Public opinion in one of Europe's smallest and poorest countries is divided over whether to stick to the pro-Europe path or reverse course and join the Russia-led economic bloc.
How to stop Islamic extremism in Europe
Some experts worry increased security and surveillance in Europe could lead to a backlash, and a more radicalized public.
Switzerland considers a gold rush
A referendum requiring the central bank to hoard gold may spell more trouble for the euro zone.
European Commission president unveils plan to generate 300 billion euros
'The plan is very positive and goes in the right direction,' French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said.
Braving the cold, Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in Athens
The protesters are demanding asylum and healthcare.
Hungarian protesters are starting to rock the boat
Demonstrations against an internet tax are turning into a movement against Prime Minister Victor Orban. Can it maintain momentum?
West wants Russian regime change over Ukraine, says Kremlin
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke out against Western sanctions on Russia after US VP Joe Biden hinted Friday at possible further measures.
Romanians choose change
A surprise new president offers renewed hope for reform in central Europe.
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.