Europe

News and reports from Europe.

Dealing with Derry's drug problem

Strategies aimed at tackling an increasing drug problem in Derry, Northern Ireland must be founded in reality, according to a prominent local drugs worker...

Shayler questions global terror attacks

Former UK MI5 officer turned whistleblower David Shayler questions 9/11 and 7/7 evidence at the Peace and Liberty demonstration in London...

Arms convention is besieged by protestors

Fifty-seven protestors are arrested in demonstrations against weapons manufacturers at the international arms show in London...

Pope ends youth day with mass for a million

Pope Benedict XVI concluded a visit to Germany by urging the one million Catholics who gathered for World Youth Day to help turn violence into love...

UK police use anti-terror Bill against protesters

Five protestors are arrested in a vigil outside Parliament, as the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill (SOCPB) is enforced for the first time in London...

Blair regrets police killing of Brazilian

British Prime Minister Tony Blair has urged support for the police after the London bombings, despite the killing of an innocent man by offices on the metro last week…

Bomb attempts rattle London after 7/7

Areas of London are evacuated after the British capital sees four minor explosions - possibly detonators - on the metro system and on a bus...

London bombs awake painful memories for Spain

Spain has offered London its solidarity following Thursday's metro and bus terror attacks, a year after the Madrid rail bombings...

Street battles rage in eastern Turkey

Running battles between Kurdish civilians and police have resulted in at least one death in the eastern Turkish city of Van...

Uncertainty for asylum seekers in Ireland

The influx of refugees seeking asylum in Ireland has reached a record high. But as their numbers swell, so too do are the obstacles they must face on arrival…

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