The founder of PIP, a French company that made defective breast implants, has been sentenced in France to four years in prison for fraud.
Protesters in Ukraine remained defiant, and offices for the opposition party were raided Monday, its leader said.
One of the men accused of the brutal daylight killing of British soldier Lee Rigby told a jury Monday that he killed the soldier because he is fighting a war.
Protesters in Kiev knocked down a statue of Vladimir Lenin on Sunday, as outrage mounted over government's suspension of talks with EU.
British police freed three men Sunday and arrested two people as part of a human trafficking bust, authorities announced.
A technical issue at the UK's air traffic control center in Swanwick is causing flight delays across Britain, including Heathrow Airport, it said Saturday.
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Imprisoned Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has decided to stop a hunger strike, Ukraine's Batkivschyna opposition party said Friday.
Strong winds and heavy rain battered Scotland as northwestern Europe braced for heavy storms.
One of Paris' most upscale districts was once again the site of an armed jewelry store robbery Thursday, police said.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson said she was "ashamed" of her drug use but preferred to be honest, as she took the stand in her aides' fraud trial.
Pope Francis is creating a commission to prevent the abuse of minors and to support victims of abuse, Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley said Thursday in Rome.
An NYC-bound plane left Madrid-Barajas Airport in Spain only to return to the airport, where it ran off the runway but did not crash, an airport spokesman said.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson used cocaine during two periods of her life, she admitted Wednesday as she testified in the fraud trial of two former personal assistants in a London court.
One of the men accused of the brutal daylight killing of British soldier Lee Rigby told police he took little joy in slaying.
French lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of making it an offense to pay for sex, a move toward criminalizing use of prostitutes.
A treasure trove of old photos has revealed how Queen Elizabeth once took to the stage -- sometimes dressed as a boy -- in a series of holiday pantomimes during World War II.
Russia said it is watching events in Ukraine and considers it important to have stability and order there.
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Lens was a grim, ex-coal mining town in northern France. Then the Louvre turned up.
Yasser Arafat's widow on Tuesday questioned the findings of French scientists that the Palestinian leader did not die from radioactive polonium poisoning.
Ukraine's Prime Minister called Tuesday for a peaceful resolution to the actions that have targeted his government in recent days.
Bob Dylan is being investigated on suspicion of inciting hatred in Paris, over comments he made in Rolling Stone magazine, French prosecutors said.
Some of the world's oldest and rarest Bibles and biblical texts were placed online Tuesday in newly digitized form by 2 of the world's most venerable libraries.
Protesters blocked the Ukrainian government's main headquarters and closed off streets Monday, stepping up their campaign against President Viktor Yanukovich.
Three men were convicted and sentenced Tuesday in Russia for masterminding and carrying out an acid attack on Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director, Sergei Filin.
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The police helicopter that crashed into a bustling Glasgow pub over the weekend did not issue a distress call before it came down,investigators said Monday.
Pope Francis and Vatican officials expressed hope that Palestinians and Israelis can forge a peace agreement "as soon as possible."
The Prado Museum put on display Tuesday a restored version of what is thought to be the earliest known copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" masterpiece.
The exhumation of three bodies from a Florentine crypt may have brought Italian researchers a step closer to confirming the identity of the woman believed to be the subject of Leonardo da Vinci's famous "Mona Lisa" painting, also known as "La Gioconda."
Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of "Mona Lisa," claims a private art foundation, but an expert doubts it.
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Reports of rapes, killings and other horrors are growing in the Central African Republic. Rights groups accuse security forces and militia gangs of torturing civilians as world leaders warn that the nation is on the verge of a genocide.
The search for victims after a police helicopter rammed into a bustling Scottish pub will take "many days" as crews painstakingly scour through the building.
There is a feeling of palpable shock in the Merchant district of Glasgow after a police helicopter crashed into a the Clutha bar, which was packed with about 150 people. The accident, which killed at least nine people and left at least 14 seriously injured, happened in a bustling part of the city, where the drinks are served strong and the nightlife goes late.
Two men went on trial Friday accused of the "cowardly and callous murder" of British soldier Lee Rigby, who was hacked to death in a London street.
The chief of police in Kiev, Ukraine, Valeriy Koryak, has resigned after riot police used "excessive force" against anti-government protesters, police said.
Eight people are confirmed dead after a police helicopter crashed into the roof of a pub in Glasgow, Chief Constable Stephen House of Police Scotland said.
Some 10,000 demonstrators against the Ukraine's decision to not sign a landmark trade deal with the European Union descended on a square outside a monastery early Saturday in response to a police crackdown on the earlier protests.
It was a journey that those who lost their lives in Flanders Fields would never make.
Searchers are combing through debris for trapped victims after a helicopter crashed into a pub in Scotland.
Police in Dresden, Germany, say they have arrested a 55-year-old police officer on suspicion of murdering and butchering a man he met on a cannibalism website.
Charles Saatchi, the millionaire ex-husband of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, testified Friday at the trial of 2 former personal assistants accused of fraud
It can sometimes take a lot to stir passions in France, but a shocking Facebook page and the stream of insults that followed have roused the French to a heated public debate about racism.
Several hundred attempts were made to hack phones of aides to UK princes, phone-hacking trial hears.
How celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has charmed millions of fans by turning everyday cooking into a more sensual experience.
Two former assistants to celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and her ex-husband Charles Saatchi splashed out on luxury goods on company credit cards, a court heard.
The former husband of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson will take the stand Thursday in the trial of the couple's former personal assistants.
Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is resigning in the wake of a deadly supermarket roof collapse, his spokesman said Wednesday.
As little Ella-Louise faded away, her tiny, frail body wracked with pain, her heartbroken mother was left to look on, feeling powerless.
The Italian Senate voted Wednesday to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament after his conviction for tax fraud. The vote was 192 to 113.
Here's a look at the life of Italian billionaire and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
A controversial bill that would extend the right to request euthanasia to children suffering terminal illnesses cleared a vote in a Belgian Senate committee.
Authorities in Russia detained 14 suspected radical Islamists in Moscow overnight and seized explosive devices and weapons, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have reached agreement with the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) to form a "grand coalition" government.
A few years ago Vinicio Riva boarded a public bus in the northern Italian town of Vicenza. He went toward the nearest vacant seat but before he could sit down the man in the adjacent seat snapped, "Go away! Don't sit next to me."
France will send approximately 1,000 more troops to the Central African Republic, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday in a radio interview.
An Italian prosecutor in the retrial of Amanda Knox in the 2007 killing of British student Meredith Kercher called Tuesday for her to get a 30-year sentence.
Previously unknown paintings by Matisse, Chagall and Dix are among a treasure trove of lost art found in Germany.
It was the art discovery that stunned the world: more than 1,400 masterpieces hidden away for over 70 years. So who is the man behind the remarkable collection.
Ukrainians angry at their government's last-minute decision to suspend talks with the EU clashed for a second day with police in the capital Kiev on Monday.
After centuries buried beneath the Vatican, and decades hidden away inside the Holy See, the bones of a man long believed to be St. Peter, one of the founding fathers of the Christian church, are on display for the first time.
Latvia's president has described the deadly collapse of a supermarket roof in Riga as "basically mass murder" of defenseless citizens, local media reports.
Women believed to have been held captive for 30 years met the man suspected of holding them through "shared political ideology," Metropolitan Police say.
The case of three women held as slaves in south London has shocked not just the British public, but people across the world.
The death toll from the collapse of a roof at a supermarket in Riga, Latvia's capital, has climbed to 51.
The case of three women allegedly held captive for more than 30 years in London is one of brainwashing and emotional abuse, London police said Friday.
Three women managed to leave a London house where they had allegedly been held captive for more than 30 years. Experts describe how victims can recover.
Russian authorities have released from jail most of the members of a Greenpeace group arrested on their ship at sea in September while protesting.
British police arrested a couple on suspicion of holding three "extremely traumatized" women captive for more than 30 years, Scotland Yard announced Thursday.
The roof of a shopping mall collapsed in Latvia's capital, killing two people and trapping dozens of others, officials in the Baltic country said Thursday.
A man suspected in attacks in Paris had written a letter accusing journalists of being paid "to make citizens swallow lies," a prosecutor said Thursday.
The death of MI6 codebreaker Gareth Williams -- whose body was found inside a locked bag in his bathtub in 2010 -- was a "perfect crime," expert says.
An unidentified person allegedly wearing explosives has been captured by security guards, after attempting to enter Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan's offices.
Bad weather has slowed the arrival of Britain's Prince Harry and team of veterans to the start of a South Pole race against U.S. and Commonwealth teams.
Britain's government allowed the U.S. to access and store the digital records of UK subjects not suspected of wrongdoing under a 2007 deal, UK media reports.
French prosecutors named the suspect held in connection with a newspaper shooting this week as Abdelhakim Dekhar.
Malala Yousufzai on Wednesday received the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for her bravery against the Taliban.
It was cold, hard cash -- and a little soggy. A man walking his dog spotted wads of notes floating in the Spalding river in the United Kingdom last month.
A storm has killed at least 16 people on the Italian island of Sardinia, with two people unaccounted for and fears the death toll will rise, officials say.
French police have released a second photo of the man suspected of shooting a photographer at the daily newspaper Liberation Monday, as their manhunt continues.
Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? 100 years ago the small portrait was stolen from the Louvre, catapulting it to international stardom.
Paris police on Tuesday continued to search for the man who shot a photographer twice near the heart with a shotgun in the lobby of the French daily newspaper Liberation on Monday. The victim was in intensive care, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said.
For Poland's National Ballet, the present no longer means reveling in past glories. Instead, the focus is on creating a world-class new program.
The president of the Russian republic of Tatarstan declared Monday a day of mourning as crews continued to look for bodies in the wreckage of a Russian jetliner.
The Queen has invited the Middleton Family to Sandringham for Christmas, or so the British newspaper headlines recently declared. Oh, that it were true if only because Richard Palmer, royal reporter for Britain's Daily Express, tweeted that if Carole Middleton, the mother of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, emerged alongside the Queen and drove to church, he'd cartwheel naked down the path. Lucky for Richard -- and dare I say even luckier for us -- it's highly unlikely.
The man at the center of an immense art find suspected to have been looted during the Nazi period has spoken publicly for the first time, saying he longs for the art to be returned to him.
Europe's largest land mammal is thriving in Poland, but will conservation and controlled culling of individual animals be compatible?
Last month, the Polish city of Krakow joined the likes of Dublin and Edinburgh to become the latest Unesco City of Literature.
A Russian jetliner crashed on landing in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 aboard, authorities there reported Sunday.
A fire aboard a Danish cargo ship sailing off the coast of Norway was extinguished Sunday, officials said.
Madrid street cleaners voted on Sunday afternoon to end a strike that has left trash piling up for two weeks in the Spanish capital, a union leader said.
Princess Anne's suggestion that Britons need to rethink their attitude toward eating horse meat was "brave," the head of a horse welfare charity says.