Mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino has resigned over accusations that he wined and dined friends and family using city funds. The "Dinnergate" scandal appeared to be the final straw for Italy's ruling Democratic Party.
NATO will boost its rapid response troop numbers to support member states and allies on its eastern and southern borders, the alliance's secretary general has said. The move follows Russia's latest operations in Syria.
EU interior ministers have discussed new laws to send back illegal migrants who do not qualify for asylum. The countries say their initiative is part of efforts to accommodate refugees who genuinely need help.
Evgeny Afineevsky's "Winter on Fire" documents the uprising in Ukraine. Before the Netflix premiere on Friday, DW talked to the director about the dramatic events in Kyiv and the impact of his documentary.
In a rare joint address to the European Parliament, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande called for greater cooperation in dealing with the influx of migrants into Europe. That didn't go down too well with some MEPs.
A London court has sentenced a former Anglican bishop to prison for sexually abusing young men. The presiding judge said the abuse was committed "under the guise of it being part of an austere regime of devotion."
Marking the second protest of its magnitude in less than a year, protesters have criticized the center-right government's labor policies. The demonstration was marred by violence when 200 protesters clashed with police.
The mood at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this year was markedly different to last year’s gathering in Birmingham. This time, Cameron and Osborne clearly have their sights on centrist Labour voters.
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After Polish priest Krzysztof Charamsa came out as gay, campaigners hope the church will debate the issue.
Separatists may have won polls in Spain's Catalonia region, but their dream of an independence state is still far away.
The take-over of poor areas of the UK capital by the wealthy had led to protests. Author Dr Kirsteen Paton explains why.