17 Dec 2017

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Ryanair pilots in Ireland suspend strike plans

Ryanair pilots in Ireland join other unions in Europe and suspend strike planned for Wednesday

17 Dec 2017 10:55pm GMT

Trump Putin call: CIA helped stop Russia terror attack

Vladimir Putin phoned Donald Trump to thank him for the information provided.

17 Dec 2017 8:50pm GMT

Iran TV broadcasts jailed doctor 'confessing to spying'

Sweden-based doctor Ahmadreza Djalali is shown confessing to spying - a charge he has always denied.

17 Dec 2017 8:38pm GMT

UK embassy worker found dead in Lebanon

Rebecca Dykes' body was found on Saturday and she had been strangled, police sources say.

17 Dec 2017 7:04pm GMT

Kaka: Former Brazil, AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder announces retirement

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, a 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil, ends his playing career at the age of 35.

17 Dec 2017 4:51pm GMT

Switzerland funicular: World's steepest railway opens

The specially designed barrel-shaped carriages rotate as it ascends precipitous mountain slopes.

17 Dec 2017 3:42pm GMT

François Gabart gets a hero's welcome after breaking sailing record

François Gabart is welcomed home after breaking the record for fastest solo lap around the world.

17 Dec 2017 3:26pm GMT

François Gabart: French sailor slashes around the world solo record

François Gabart cuts more than six days off the record for fastest solo sail around the globe.

17 Dec 2017 1:22pm GMT

Brexit: Theresa May says she 'will not be derailed'

The prime minister writes in two Sunday newspapers that she has "proven the doubters wrong".

17 Dec 2017 12:31pm GMT

Funicular railway: Switzerland launches world's steepest service

Special barrel-shaped carriages allow the floors to tilt as it climbs.

17 Dec 2017 12:28pm GMT

Telegrams to stop STOP

Kevin Connolly looks at the surprising survival of a vintage messaging system in the age of Instagram and Twitter.

17 Dec 2017 11:51am GMT

Medieval and proud

Hugh Schofield discovers some ancient strengths in a French apprenticeship system.

17 Dec 2017 12:17am GMT

16 Dec 2017

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King Michael: Romania bids farewell to former monarch

Thousands of people and European royals gather for the state funeral in Bucharest.

16 Dec 2017 10:32pm GMT

Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government

Freedom Party nominees take foreign, interior and defence ministries in new coalition government.

16 Dec 2017 6:46pm GMT

Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros in France

The ancient skeleton is thought to be the largest of its kind in private hands.

16 Dec 2017 5:32pm GMT

Hope for sufferers

The experience of six related Italians may help to find a new treatment for people with chronic pain.

16 Dec 2017 12:14am GMT

09 Nov 2011


Greece still waits for new PM as Papandreou says goodbye

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government…

09 Nov 2011 5:13pm GMT

Papandreou gives parting speech, but still no new PM

After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government…

09 Nov 2011 4:33pm GMT

Russia opposes new sanctions on Iran

Iran has dismissed a new report by the UN's atomic watchdog which claims its developing nuclear weapons. The International Atomic Energy Agency…

09 Nov 2011 3:33pm GMT

Student march in London to decry cuts and fee-hikes

An estimated 10,000 people have marched through London in a protest over tuition fees. In addition to fees being tripled at some universities, a…

09 Nov 2011 3:04pm GMT

Greece continues to wait for new government and PM

As the political wrangling to form a coalition government and choose a prime minister continues in Greece, the days of indecision have divided the…

09 Nov 2011 1:33pm GMT

Last rites read for Berlusconi

Scandals, accusations of incompetence or corruption, public gaffes and private sex parties could not do for Silvio Berlusconi. In the end the…

09 Nov 2011 1:03pm GMT

May under fire over UK border controls

Britain's Home Secretary, Theresa May, is facing fresh calls to resign over fears that national security may have been compromised by her decision to…

09 Nov 2011 12:03pm GMT

Italians ponder life after Berlusconi

Many Italians are today wondering whether Sillvio Berlusconi's resignation is really a resignation at all. The prime minister's giving himself…

09 Nov 2011 11:03am GMT

Protest erupt over Ortega victory in Nicaragua

Violence has broken out in Nicaragua in protest over disputed presidential election results. Hundreds of people took the streets of the capital…

09 Nov 2011 9:33am GMT

Cain rejects fresh sexual harrasment claims

The US Republican presidential candidate, Herman Cain, has strongly denied fresh sexual harassment allegations against him and vowed to stay in the…

09 Nov 2011 7:43am GMT

Back in the Day: the wind of change blows down the Berlin Wall

*November 9, 1989.* Berliners begin to cross the Berlin Wall freely, 28 days, two months and 28 days after construction began and passage from East…

09 Nov 2011 6:18am GMT

Asteroid pays flyby visit to Earth

Planet Earth has had a close encounter with a passing asteroid. The rock like object, the size of an aircraft carrier zoomed passed between earth and…

09 Nov 2011 6:11am GMT