Belgium is preparing to host Europe’s largest battle reenactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. At the site south of Brussels, trenches are being dug and thousands of actors and horses are being brought into position.
A piece of "French royal treasure" went under the hammer with the auction of the 19.07-carat Grand Mazarin diamond in Geneva. The jewel once graced the crowns of Louis XIV, Emperor Napoleon and Empress Eugenie.
Elected six months ago on a platform of hope and change, French President Emmanuel Macron is taking no prisoners both at home and abroad in a bid to make his country great again. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
A dawn cannon salute has commemorated Passchendaele, one of World War I's worst battles. Top envoys for Britain, Germany and Belgium attended ceremonies for the more than half a million killed and maimed.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has made his first public appearance in Belgium since appearing in court on an arrest warrant. Earlier he attacked the passivity of EU leaders on the topic of Catalonia's secession.
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