The scandal-struck former British ambassador to Washington D.C. who left office after a series of leaks imperilled his position was himself responsible for leaks of secret intelligence, according to claims made by a newspaper.
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BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again sat through national anthems at a military honors ceremony after three recent incidents in which her body shook as she stood at similar events.
LONDON (AP) - An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, Britain's top diplomat said late Saturday.
British authorities are charging hundreds of climate change protesters with public order offences in hearings that will take weeks to process.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's body shook visibly at a public event for the third time in less than a month on Wednesday, but the longtime leader insisted that there's nothing to worry about.
Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece's new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts.
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank says it will cut 18,000 jobs by 2022 in a sweeping restructuring aimed at restoring consistent profitability and improving returns to its shareholders.
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Council President Donald Tusk appealed Thursday to hostile MEPs to endorse a raft of nominees for some of the EU's most coveted jobs amid accusations that he and the bloc's leaders hand-picked the candidates in a series of shady backroom deals.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's government on Thursday proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years, as the country prepares for the repatriation of Islamic State group supporters from the Middle East.
BRUSSELS (AP) — David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc, has been elected as the next president of the European parliament after two rounds of voting in the Strasbourg-based legislature.
(AFP) -- The captain of a migrant transport ship was due to appear in court on Monday accused of hitting a police boat while entering Italy's Lampedusa port with 40 people picked up in the Mediterranean.
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters' questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: "I'm fine.
A member of the UK Parliament who was suspended over remarks relating to antisemitism in the Labour Party has been reinstated, a move which the vice president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews has called an "utter disgrace".
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters had been removed from Syria in Australia's first organized repatriation from the conflict zone, Australia's prime minister said on Monday.
CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country's Mediterranean coast.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Islamic State’s recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for more front-line roles for women in jihadi groups in the future, the European Union’s police agency said in a report published Friday.
LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms were being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force Friday.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade, a traditional display of British pageantry.
LONDON (AP) - UK police have arrested 30 Hells Angels bikers during a three-day event marking the motorcycle club's 50th anniversary in Britain.
LONDON (AP) - UK police have arrested 30 Hells Angels bikers during a three-day event marking the motorcycle club's 50th anniversary in Britain.
TOPCROFT, England (AP) - David Woodrow, 95, raises the American flag beside a memorial on his farm in eastern England every morning, weather permitting.
(AFP) -- Does the indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the U.S. Espionage Act for publishing classified military and diplomatic documents threaten the constitutional right to freedom of the press?
Several UK newspapers carried claims appearing to originate in a regional news website Wednesday that Brexit leader Nigel Farage had been trapped by milkshake-wielding assailants, but spokesmen for the party denied the incident took place.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor spelled an end to his governing coalition.
British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding she quit within weeks.
Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of forming part of a human trafficking ring transporting migrants across the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for the open water.
An Australian reporter has been charged with multiple offences after he allegedly tried to lure Christians to his house to attack them with a sword.
BERLIN — Germany’s two main Christian churches will lose millions of members over the coming decades and will have to tighten their financial belts as a result, according to a study published Thursday.
PARIS (AP) — French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters as tens of thousands of people started marching in Paris Wednesday for May Day rallies under tight security.
LONDON (AP) - A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's University of Cambridge plans to investigate its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a two-year study that will recommend ways to acknowledge and address the impact of the university's involvement.
PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protests are taking place in France’s main cities for the 24th consecutive week to challenge economic policies that President Emmanuel Macron stood by while unveiling measures intended to quell the anti-government movement.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A senior member of a Danish anti-immigration party said Friday he hopes a new right-wing alliance “can have real influence on European policy for the first time ever” after next month’s European Parliament elections.
LONDON (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday.
A jihadi bride is set to receive large sums of taxpayer-funded legal aid from the British government despite having her citizenship revoked.
Farage: British Are 'Lions Led by Donkeys', Vows to 'Change Politics for Good' at Brexit Party Rally
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom -- Nigel Farage has said the British are anation of "lions led by donkeys" and that the people must "fight back" against the "career political class" in an impassioned speech to a Brexit Party rally.
LONDON (AP) - The Ukrainian Embassy says its ambassador's car was rammed twice while it was parked in front of the London embassy building. British police say they opened fire on the suspect's car before detaining the alleged perpetrator.
A majority of people in the UK from every age bracket and ethnic background want to see immigration reduced, a new survey has found.
A Muslim cleric appointed to advise the government about Islamophobia has previous links to an Islamic hardliner who called for a woman to be hanged for blasphemy.
A woman who was the victim of a brutal gang rape attack in 2007 has spoken out about her ordeal and her attacker not being deported thanks to passengers aboard his flight.
A Freedom of Information request by the London Evening Standard has revealed there are an average of 40 knife related incidents every day in the British capital.
MILAN (AP) — France’s interior minister says some aid groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea sometimes act like accomplices to human traffickers.
PARIS (AP) — A fast-moving fire has ravaged a residential building on the northern edge of Paris.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched an investigation after a video appearing to show soldiers shooting at a picture of Jeremy Corbyn was posted online and widely shared.
A British-born Jihadi mocked as 'Hungry Hamza' for his social media posts about food chains KFC and Nando's has told Britain's state media broadcaster the BBC that he would have never joined the Islamic State terrorist organisation if he had known the realities of life under the caliphate.
More than nine in ten (92 per cent) Leave voters feel 'betrayed' by the way the government has handled Brexit, according to a poll.
The eurozone economy received a double dose of bad news Monday as inflation fell further away from the European Central Bank's target and a closely monitored survey showed the crucial manufacturing sector shrinking at its fastest rate in six years.
A vast network of British Asian gang members linked to Abu Hamza and the 7/7 bombers infiltrated government agencies, defrauded taxpayers of billions of pounds, and funnelled tens of millions to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda over 20 years, claims a Sunday Times investigation.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - Voters in Slovakia are selecting a new head of state in a runoff that could give the country its first female president.
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities have arrested an Iraqi man suspected of carrying out unsuccessful attacks on trains in neighbouring Germany last year and sympathizing with the Islamic State group, officials in the two countries said Wednesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron says three Cabinet ministers have resigned, including the European Affairs minister who plans to lead the campaign by Macron's party for European Parliament seats.
LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure Monday to resign as the price of breaking the country's Brexit impasse and winning support for her unloved EU divorce deal.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned a 74-page manifesto written by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
ROME (AP) - Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday supporting Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.
PARIS (AP) - French prime minister Edouard Philippe is vowing to "severely punish" the radicals responsible for rioting and setting fires around one of France's richest neighbourhoods.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 49 people dead in New Zealand had travelled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and the Ottoman empire.
PARIS (AP) - Large plumes of smoke rose above Paris' landmark Champs-Elysees avenue as French yellow vest protesters set fires, smashed up luxury stores and clashed with police Saturday in the eighteenth straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.
Norway's statistical agency says it has recorded the lowest number of newborns since it started counting in the 19th century, with the country's family minister acknowledging that it is a problem.
A Muslim convert has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison for plotting a van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district.
FRANCE (AFP) -- A prison inmate in northwestern France seriously wounded two guards on Tuesday in a knife attack that justice officials said was being investigated as a terror incident.
The defense lawyer for a man charged with terror offenses over the killing of four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium is summing up his case, a week before the verdict is to be handed down.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday delayed a vote on her Brexit deal in the Parliament, saying it should take place by March 12, a little more than two weeks before the UK is due to leave the European Union.
PARIS (AP) - Thousands of yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations, trying to re-energise supporters while tamping down on the violence and anti-Semitism in the movement's ranks.
After the resignations of three of her party's lawmakers over Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May came away from more talks on preventing the U.K. from crashing out of the European Union with both she and the EU's chief deeming their meeting "constructive" Wednesday.
PARIS (AP) - French authorities have filed preliminary charges of complicity in crimes against humanity against a Syrian suspected of involvement in a bloody secret police crackdown on opposition activists.
MADRID (AP) - Thousands of Spaniards in Madrid are joining a rally called by right-wing political parties to demand that Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez step down.
France's yellow vest protest movement has joined ranks with a major union in a day of nationwide protests over taxes and buying power, a first for both.
A closely watched survey shows that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone dipped further at the start of 2019 to its lowest level in five-and-a-half years.
PARIS (AP) - France's yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during anti-government demonstrations.
German news site Spiegel Online reports that police have arrested three men on suspicion of planning to carry out a bomb attack.
Two soldiers in eastern DR Congo have died after catching Ebola in an outbreak that has killed hundreds in the region, army and health sources said on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — France’s yellow vest movement kept up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron with mainly peaceful marches and scattered skirmishes Saturday, its 11th straight weekend action despite internal divisions and growing worries about protest violence.
PARIS (AP) — France’s yellow vest protesters are hitting the streets again, keeping up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron even as internal divisions and frustration over protest violence cloud the movement’s future.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi on Thursday issued a darker outlook for the region's economy and said the bank is ready to use all its monetary levers in case the slowdown takes a turn for the worse.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Britain's foreign secretary says Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido is "the right person" to take the troubled country forward.
(AFP) -- German prosecutors Wednesday announced child rape and murder charges against a rejected Iraqi asylum-seeker in a case that fuelled a heated debate about immigrant crime.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A car driving the wrong way down a street struck a policeman near the Polish president's headquarters Tuesday before speeding off and ramming into a metal barrier protecting the driveway of the building, officials said.
LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal through Parliament. British lawmakers have other ideas -- lots of other ideas.
PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 150 world business leaders in a bid to promote his pro-business agenda, as yellow vest protesters take to the streets against his economic policies.
BERLIN (AP) - The German government says that in a first, more asylum-seekers were transferred to other European Union countries than Germany took in last year.
LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May is set to unveil her new plan to break Britain's Brexit deadlock - and it's expected to look a lot like the old plan decisively rejected by Parliament last week.
PARIS (AP) - Several thousand protesters have marched in Paris against abortion and medically-assisted reproduction.
LONDON (AP) - Northern Ireland police and politicians have condemned a "reckless" car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry.
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - As the world's financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties is under attack - and the economic outlook is darkening.
PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protesters are planning rallies in several French cities despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger.
LONDON (AP) - A witness has described how he helped Queen Elizabeth II's husband out of his car after it rolled over in an accident on a busy road known for safety issues in eastern England.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the bloc is stepping up preparations for a chaotic no-deal departure of Britain from the bloc after the rejection of the draft withdrawal deal in London left the EU “fearing more than ever that there is a risk” of a cliff-edge departure.
BRUSSELS (AP) — A French citizen charged with “terrorist murder” for the slayings of four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium refused to testify at his trial Tuesday, saying he didn’t commit the killings but the court had barred witnesses who could have spoken on his behalf.
LONDON (AP) -The president of the eurozone finance ministers' group has hinted at the possibility of changing the terms of the UK's Brexit deal - despite the European Union's insistence it can't be renegotiated.
PARIS (AP) - French president Emmanuel Macron is formally launching a "grand debate" to try to appease the Yellow Vest movement following weeks of anti-government protests.
BAGHDAD (AP) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says France is committing 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) to help Iraq rebuild after its war against the Islamic State group.
PARIS (AP) - A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday injured several people, blasted out windows and overturned cars, police said.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Authorities have banned demonstrations in a large section of central Athens and will shut down streets and subway stations during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who arrives in the Greek capital Thursday afternoon for meetings with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other officials.
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli court has sentenced a Palestinian man to 18 years in prison for stabbing a British student to death.
British police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man in front of his 14-year-old son on a suburban London train.
Swedish health officials say a suspected Ebola case reported by a hospital has turned out to be a false alarm with tests carried out on the unidentified patient showing no signs of the deadly virus.
British police say a 31-year-old man has been shot dead by armed officers in central England, and two others were detained at the scene following an "intelligence-led" operation.
Police say a German man who drove into crowds of people and injured eight people in what appear to have been intentional attacks against foreigners has been ordered kept in detention pending possible formal charges.