Turkey blames EU in 'sofagate' diplomatic spat

Ursula von der Leyen was left without a chair during an EU visit to Turkey What began as an attempt to repair tense EU-Turkey relations has turned into a diplomatic spat that has been dubbed "sofagate". Wh

Paris hits back at filthy streets hashtag campaign

Protesters highlighted uncollected rubbish as well as graffiti and street furniture | GETTY IMAGES Paris officials have blamed a "political smear campaign" after angry comments and pictures of filthy streets sp

Covid Greece: Waiting for the tourists to come back

The Acropolis has just reopened for tourists, and now Greece wants the season to start All over Europe, people are waiting and hoping to find out whether foreign summer holidays will be possible. Many countries are cur

Covid: Paris police probe 'secret luxury dinner parties'

Some well-heeled Parisians are allegedly holding secret dinner parties | GETTY IMAGES French police have launched an investigation into alleged clandestine fine dining and parties in Paris, revealed in an undercover TV

Dutch PM Rutte narrowly survives no-confidence vote

GETTY IMAGES Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte has narrowly survived a vote of no confidence over his conduct during talks to form a governing coalition. But he remains under pressure after parliament adopte

UK exporters consider 'worst case scenario' plans

GETTY IMAGES Many exporters to the EU are still struggling with the added cost and complexity of shipping goods to the UK's largest export market, three months after the new post-Brexit border procedures kicked in.

The downfall of Steve Bannon

After Mr Bannon left the White House, schisms started to show | REUTERS Steve Bannon - the driving force behind the right-wing Breitbart News website who later became Donald Trump's chief strategist - has been char