Charlotte McDonald-Gibson is based in Brussels and covers the EU and general European news
15 September 2014 12:00 AM
It was a friendly wager at the height of World Cup: Belgium’s Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo tweeted President Barack Obama just as his team were about to take on Team USA for a spot in the quarter-finals.
12 September 2014 06:30 PM
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko vows to push ahead with the EU trade deal that sparked the crisis last year
08 September 2014 06:25 PM
Thousands of Nato troops wrapped up a week of military exercises in eastern Europe today, with the European Union also expected to send a strong signal to Russia and adopt a new sanctions package despite a tentative ceasefire in Ukraine.
Ukraine crisis: Putin pushes the boundaries as EU threatens more sanctions over Kremlin support for rebels
31 August 2014 11:22 PM
Russian President wants to discuss ‘statehood’ of eastern Ukraine, as America and Europe threaten further sanctions unless the Kremlin withdraws its support for the separatists
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
29 August 2014 06:26 PM
European Union leaders are expected to move towards deeper economic sanctions against Moscow today, acting on mounting evidence of what the Nato chief has called a “blatant violation” of Ukrainian territory by Russian soldiers.
28 July 2014 12:55 PM
At around the same time that Regina and Christopher Catrambone were enjoying the last of the summer sun on a holiday cruise in the Mediterranean last year, 518 migrants crowded into an old fishing vessel and set sail on the same sea. They too wanted to catch the last of the calm weather before rough seas made their crossing from Libya impossible, but their boat capsized anyway, and on 3 October, 366 of the migrants drowned within sight of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
18 July 2014 07:08 PM
The claims and counter-claims on the ground will have little impact on the relatives’ immediate grief
18 July 2014 09:47 AM
They left Schiphol on shuttle buses as Holland mourns
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
- 1 Five-year-old Iris Grace is raising awareness of autism through her extraordinary paintings
- 2 Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
- 3 The Simpsons death: Creator Al Jean would 'kill himself' before character like Homer or Lisa
- 4 British man raped while urinating in bushes at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany
- 5 Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven
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