Europe | Breaking News & Analysis | The Canberra Times

World

Europe

Advertisement
How Portugal spent its way to recovery

How Portugal spent its way to recovery

In 2015, Portugal cast aside the austerity measures its European creditors had imposed, igniting a virtuous cycle that put its economy on a path to growth.

  • by Liz Alderman

Latest

Three-year-old boy suffers acid attack in UK
Crime

Three-year-old boy suffers acid attack in UK

A three-year-old boy has suffered severe burns to his face and arm in a suspected acid attack in England which police believe was deliberate.

'Too rich' council in France told to stop charging taxes
France

'Too rich' council in France told to stop charging taxes

State auditors have told a French village near the Spanish border that it is "too rich" to continue taxing residents.

  • by David Chazan
Skull of fallen WWI Australian soldier buried with his body in France
France

Skull of fallen WWI Australian soldier buried with his body in France

An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave after being found in a Philadelphia medical museum.

Brexit minister says EU payoff dead without trade deal
Brexit

Brexit minister says EU payoff dead without trade deal

Dominic Raab says Britain will withhold the European Union's multi-billion divorce payment if they cannot reach a trade deal.

  • by Edward Malnick
Ecuador 'close' to evicting Julian Assange from London embassy
Julian Assange

Ecuador 'close' to evicting Julian Assange from London embassy

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno went to Britain to meet officials to finalise a deal under which protection for the WikiLeaks founder will be withdrawn.

Advertisement
Prince George turns five with a smile

Prince George turns five with a smile

The location of the young prince's fifth birthday party is a mystery.

Man arrested over stabbing attack on bus passengers in Luebeck, Germany
Germany

Man arrested over stabbing attack on bus passengers in Luebeck, Germany

State prosecutor Ulla Hingst was quoted as saying: "Nothing can be ruled out, including a terrorist background."

  • by Thomas Escritt
Australian navy to accompany UK's 'show of strength' in South China Sea
Defence

Australian navy to accompany UK's 'show of strength' in South China Sea

The Australian navy has been invited to accompany the pride of Britain’s fleet, the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, when it comes to the Pacific.

  • by Nick Miller
In Paris, the more things change, the more they stay the same
Good Weekend

In Paris, the more things change, the more they stay the same

A visitor returns to his favourite spots in Paris after almost 40 years with the same camera but is much wiser about who he photographs.

  • by Alan Attwood
Former UKIP politician jailed for murdering wife
UK

Former UKIP politician jailed for murdering wife

Stephen Searle had been having an argument with Anne Searle after she found out he had an affair with the partner of one of their sons.