Europe’s migrant crisis: Is Greece still a gateway to Europe?

Almost 900,000 migrants arrived in Greece back in 2015, but the sympathy and welcome shown by some Greeks has now largely evaporated. The government is determined not to allow the country to be seen as…

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French magazine condemned for showing MP Danièle Obono as slave

A right-wing French magazine accused of racism apologises to black socialist MP Danièle Obono.

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Europe’s migrant crisis: The year that changed a continent

More than a million people arrived in Europe in 2015. Five years on, we reflect on what’s changed.

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The search engine boss who wants to help us all plant trees

Christian Kroll is the boss of Ecosia, which donates 80% of its profits to tree-planting projects.

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Belarus protest: Dozens arrested at mass rally

Thousands of people have again taken to the streets in Minsk over the 9 August election, which is widely believed to have been rigged. They faced off against riot police to protest against President Alexander…

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Belarus: Stand-off between protesters and riot police at rally

Riot police have been deployed in the Belarusian capital ahead of the latest demonstration against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko. Several people have already been arrested. The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg describes the situation as…

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Migrant rescue: Dozens evacuated from overloaded Banksy ship

The Italian Coastguard has evacuated 49 migrants from a rescue ship in the Mediterranean, funded by the British artist Banksy, about 12 hours after it called for help. The crew of the Louise Michel had…

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Fire breaks out in Madrid tower block

More than 20 teams of firefighters helped bring the blaze under control.

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Tour de France 2020: How does the Tour avoid Covid-19?

How does the Tour de France avoid Covid-19 and what are the rules around fans? BBC Sport looks at what the Tour will be like in 2020.

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Navalny’s team sees Kremlin behind attack

Activists do not doubt the Russian opposition figure was targeted for his political work.

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