Huge plumes of smoke pour from Grenfell Tower as the blaze rages. Credit: Jeremy Selwyn/Eyevine

London inferno: 12 dead, more than 70 injured building engulfed in flames

Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno The death toll of a deadly overnight fire that engulfed a 24-story London apartment tower Wednesday has risen to 12, local police... Read more »
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Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb, opens doors to all tourists Sweden has listed its public parks and beaches on Airbnb to promote its national policy on free-roaming. A collaboration between Airbnb and Visit Sweden,... Read more »
At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

UK explosion: At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

Children among 22 dead in suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert At least 22 people were killed and about 59 others were injured in an attack after an Ariana Grande concert Monday... Read more »
The King of the Netherlands Has a Secret Side Job As a Commercial Airline Pilot

Dutch king secretly piloted commercial flights for KLM for 20 years

Dutch king reveals he’s been leading secret double life as a pilot The King of the Netherlands has revealed that for the past 21 years he has been operating as a pilot... Read more »
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron, 39, elected France’s youngest President

Macron has becomes not only France’s youngest-ever president but also one of its most unlikely. French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, strengthening France’s place... Read more »
UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

UK’s Theresa May calls for early election, seeking stronger ‘Brexit’ mandate

Theresa May vows to put Brexit at heart of UK election campaign British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she is calling for an early election on June 8, describing it... Read more »
Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in Referendum

Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in Referendum, opponents plan challenge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday that will make him far more powerful in the biggest overhaul... Read more »
Rescuers unload fragments and remains from a boat, found at the site of the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi, Russia, Dec. 25 2016. Photo: ZUMA PRESS

Russian military plane with 92 aboard crashes into Black Sea

Syrian-bound Russian defense ministry plane carrying 92 people including its renowned military band crashes into the Black Sea moments after taking off from Sochi A Russian military plane with 92 people on... Read more »
France to bans all plastic dishware starting in 2020

France to ban all plastic dishware starting in 2020

France becomes the first country to ban plastic plates and cutlery PARIS — France has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law... Read more »

France’s top administrative court suspends burkini ban

French Highest court to decide whether swimsuit should be banned at beaches as activists and rights groups take up the issue. France’s top administrative court has overturned a town burkini ban amid... Read more »
An elderly man in a tracksuit walks on the rubble of a collapsed buildings in Amatrice

Deadly earthquake rocks Italy, at least 120 dead, hundreds missing

The center of Amatrice was devastated, with entire palazzos razed to the ground. Aerial images from the fire department showed whole streets flattened. At least 120 people have died after a powerful... Read more »
Members of the Muslim community attend a mass in the Catholic church of Santa Maria of Caravaggio on Sunday in Milan, Italy. Photo: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

Muslims go to Catholic Mass in France, Italy in solidarity after Church attack

Muslims in France and Italy pray with Christian brothers in a gesture of solidarity after the killing of French priest, Father Jacques Hamel. ROUEN, (France) — In a gesture of solidarity following the... Read more »
Police officers and medical services respond to the shooting at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) at July 22, 2016 in Munich, Germany.

Shooting at Munich shopping mall kills at least 9

A shooting at a shopping mall in Munich has left at least nine people dead, as well as the apparent attacker, and at least 16 people injured, the Munich police say. Munich... Read more »
Turkey's coup attempt foiled by Erdogan government

Turkey’s government regains control after failed coup attempt

At least 260 people were killed and 1,440 injured during the attempt while 2,839 members of the army had been detained A violent, chaotic night in Turkey concluded with at least 260... Read more »
At least 84 killed in 'monstrous' terror attack on holiday crowd in Nice, France

At least 84 killed in terror attack on Bastille Day holiday France

A driver of a lorry (truck) deliberately hit people while celebrating Bastille Day, France’s national holiday, killing at least 84, including many children NICE, (France) — An attacker killed at least 84 people... Read more »
At least 41 dead, 200 injured in Istanbul airport blasts

41 dead and more than 230 hurt in Istanbul Ataturk airport attacks

Attacks on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed 41 people, at least 13 of them foreigners, and injured more than 230, officials say. A triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday... Read more »
The Commons website crashed after experiencing a higher volume of simultaneous users than ever before. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA

More than 3 million sign British petition demanding a second EU referendum

It’s unclear if the anti-Brexit protests will affect the results of Thursday’s referendum, but a petition demanding a do-over vote has garnered more than 32 million signatures Just days after voting to leave... Read more »
Supporters of the ‘Stronger In’ Campaign react as results of the EU referendum are announced at the Royal Festival Hall in London on June 24, 2016. ─ AFP

European leaders in shock as Britain votes to go

“In a free and democratic process, the British people have expressed their wish to leave the European Union. We regret this decision but respect it.” The historic decision by Britons to leave European... Read more »
Britain votes to leave European Union (EU)

Britain votes to leave European Union, PM David Cameron to resign

PM David Cameron to resign after UK votes to leave the EU in referendum that could seal the fate of the union. Britain has voted to leave the European Union in historic EU referendum.... Read more »
Italy is now Europe's top spot for refugee arrivals

More refugees now arriving in Italy than in Greece

Italy is now Europe’s top spot for refugee arrivals More migrants trying to make their way into Europe are arriving in Italy than Greece for the first time in a year, according... Read more »
Amsterdam named 2016 European capital of innovation

Amsterdam named 2016 European capital of innovation

Amsterdam has been chosen as European capital of innovation in the annual iCapital competition organised by the European Commission. Dutch News reported on Friday that the city won the E.C.’s annual iCapital... Read more »
Hundreds demonstrate in London asking for David Cameron's resignation. Photo: Ryan Barrell

Protesters demand David Cameron’s resignation after Panama Papers

Hundreds of people gathered outside Downing Street demanding that Cameron resign after he admitted his part in the Panama Papers scandal. Many demonstrators waved placards portraying Cameron as an out-of-touch elitist, while... Read more »
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson

Iceland’s Prime Minister resigns over Panama Papers scandal

Panama Papers claim first victim as Iceland’s Prime Minister resigns Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has resigned in the wake of revelations detailed in the Panama Papers that his wife owns a British... Read more »
Brussels Airport reopens two weeks after terror attack

Brussels Airport reopens two weeks after terror attack

Brussels Airport reopened to a thin stream of passengers on Sunday, 12 days after suicide bombers destroyed its departure hall and killed 16 people. BRUSSELS (Belgium) — Brussels Airport reopened for some... Read more »