Northern Ireland Christian bakers lose appeal in row over "gay cake"

A Northern Irish bakery lost its appeal against a court ruling that said it discriminated against a gay man by refusing to bake a cake supporting same-sex marriage, the Press Association reported...

French officials killed in "surveillance" plane crash in Malta

Five French nationals were killed when a military aircraft crashed on take-off from Malta on Monday, the Maltese government said.

Belgian regional parliament digs in heels on EU-Canada trade deal

Last-ditch efforts to salvage a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada on Monday are bound to fail, a Walloon official said, hours ahead of crisis talks aimed at overcoming the...

Lithuania president wants to "restore ruined confidence" after polls

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Monday called for "responsible solutions" from the centrist Peasants and Greens Union following its victory in parliamentary elections.

Mogherini: Flight that crashed in Malta not linked to EU activity

The plane that crashed on take-off from Malta was not linked to any EU activity, the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says, after media reports that it was being used by the EU...

Centre-right opposition wins Lithuania parliamentary election

Lithuania's centre-right Peasants and Greens Union claimed victory Sunday after the second round of parliamentary elections.

France starts emptying migrant camp near Calais

French authorities started Monday the process of clearing thousands of migrants from a makeshift camp near the northern city of Calais.

Five feared dead in Malta air crash

Five people are believed to have been killed when a military aircraft crashed on take-off from Malta on Monday, local media reported.

Win expected for conservative opposition in Lithuania election

Lithuania went to the polls on Sunday in the second round of a parliamentary election expected to punish Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius' Social Democrats by handing a win to the conservative...

Spanish Socialists resolve crisis as minority government looms

Spain is set to have its first fully functional government in 10 months after the centre-left Socialist Party (PSOE) Sunday gave the green light to a minority government led by the rival People's...

Stand-off with man in London flat hoarding "combustibles" ends safely

A three-day stand-off between British armed police and a man feared to be in possession of "combustible material" in his London flat ended safely on Sunday after officers entered the property and...

German foreign minister says EU break-up is a real threat

The break-up of the European Union is a real possibility, warns German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in comments released ahead of their Monday publication in the German newspaper...

Report: Three dead amid two gas blasts in Russia

A pair of gas explosions striking homes claimed at least three lives Sunday and left at least 20 wounded, according to officials and Russian media.

Danish queen writes that residency doesn't make a person Danish

Living in Denmark is not enough to make a person Danish, writes Danish Queen Margrethe II in her new book, a statement raising eyebrows because of a stronger tone on migration than many had come...

Italy ups the ante in dispute with EU over deficit plans

Rejecting Italy's spending plans would "be the beginning of the end" for the European Union, Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan warned Sunday, as Italy sharpened its tone in an ongoing...