Europe

Gunman shoots police in Belgium, 4 dead

A gunman kills two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being shot dead in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, public broadcaster Radio Television Belge Francophone (RTBF) says...

December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016

European elite oppose WC expansion

The powerful body representing Europe's top clubs on Thursday said it opposed the proposed enlargement of the World Cup, saying leading players were already under too much strain.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016

Belgium dish up eight-goal feast

Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku score twice as Belgium destroy Estonia 8-1 to seize top spot outright in World Cup Group H qualifying.

October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016

Germany's cricket boom poised to hit the silver screen

A boom of interest in cricket in Germany, fuelled by the influx of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a tale poised to hit the silver screen.

July 15, 2016
July 15, 2016

Mo faces tough Rio tune-up

Mo Farah and Dafne Schippers, arguably Europe's two biggest track stars, will hone their Olympic preparations with what promises to be two testing outings at Friday's Monaco Diamond League.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

European migrant crisis: Weekly boat rescues reach 13,000

The rescue of more than 600 migrants off Libya by a flotilla of EU ships takes the weekly total to at least 13,000, Italian authorities say.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

EU council president says only alternative to EU is 'chaos'

The president of the European Council says the only alternative to the EU is "political chaos" and labelled Boris Johnson's recent comments "absurd".

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Ukraine's Jamala wins Eurovision

Ukraine's Jamala wins this year's Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Turkey 'losing hope' for EU visa-free deal

The Turkish minister for European Union affairs says he is losing hope of getting a deal on visa-free travel for Turks within Europe.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Aguero closes in on Suarez's Premier League hat-trick crown

The Argentine has now scored five hat tricks in the Premier League – and the only player outside of Europe who has more is the former Liverpool man.