A first folio of Shakespeare’s plays — one of only 233 known examples — was discovered by chance in a public library near Calais, France.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna as the cartel finds it increasingly hard to influence world supply and price.
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
New York Times
Europe|At European Parliament, Pope Bluntly Critiques a Continent's Malaise
New York Times
STRASBOURG, France — The last pope to address the European Parliament, John Paul II, rejoiced at what he described as a “special moment in the history of this continent” in October 1988, as Communism was crumbling and Europe was drawing closer ...
'Migrants need acceptance,' Pope Francis tells EUFRANCE 24
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Europe, he declared before the European Parliament in France, has lost its way, its energies sapped by economic crisis and a remote, technocratic bureaucracy.
“Exhibit B,” a traveling show that mimics the human zoos of the colonial era, is prompting cries of racism in Europe.
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.
Moscow City was envisioned as a hub of emerging market finance, but Russia’s recent sanctions and economic troubles have kept buildings largely empty.
In Pope Francis’ first address to the European Parliament, he called for a united response to the plight of migrants. “We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery,” he said.
Former cabinet minister David Mellor is secretly recorded having a heated row and swearing at a taxi driver, a tabloid newspaper reports.
The idea is to finance big projects and small and midsize businesses. But most of the money would have to come from private lenders.
A report by a parliamentary committee on the killing of Lee Rigby outlined mistakes by British agencies and an American technology company preceding his death.
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson
Spanish authorities, struggling to secure the borders to their enclaves in Africa, are facing a new legal challenge over the position of border fences.
Wall Street Journal
Total to face corruption charges in France
Total is set to face trial in France over corruption allegations relating to Iranian contracts dating from the 1990s and early 2000s, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. The French oil major alongside two Iranian middle men will be charged with ...
France to Prosecute Total SA Over Iranian Contracts in the 1990sWall Street Journal
France investigates oil giant Total for 'corruption' in Iranian contractsRFI
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Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.