LONDON (AP) - The U.K. economy has officially fallen into a recession after official figures showed it contracting by a record 20.4% in the second quarter as a result of lockdown measures put in place to counter the coronavirus pandemic.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) - The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential election left for Lithuania Tuesday but anti-government demonstrators still turned out for a third straight night to protest the vote results, despite a massive police crackdown that prompted a warning of possible European Union sanctions.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Dutch health minister said Tuesday he plans to introduce mandatory home quarantine for people identified by local authorities as having been in close contact with somebody infected with the coronavirus, and for travelers returning from high-risk countries.
BRUSSELS (AP) - EU's top diplomat says bloc to review ties with Belarus, mulls action over vote crackdown.
PILSEN, Czech Republic (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday of a rise in authoritarianism led by Russia, China and Iran that threatens freedoms around the world.
PARIS (AP) - Britain's immigration minister said after meeting with French officials Tuesday that the two countries are looking to put new muscle into their efforts to stop a record number of migrants successfully crossing the English Channel from France to Britain in small boats.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbia is considering buying a modern Chinese air defense missile system, the Serbian president said Tuesday, as the United States warned that such deals with Beijing could jeopardize the Balkan country's proclaimed European Union membership goals.
LONDON (AP) - The use of facial recognition technology by British police has violated human rights and data protection laws, a court said Tuesday, in a decision praised as a victory against invasive practices by the authorities.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey vowed Tuesday to press ahead with searching for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, saying it plans to issue new exploration licenses for the area despite an escalating dispute with Greece over drilling rights.
LONDON (AP) - The U.K. has kept a lid on its unemployment rate so far during the coronavirus pandemic but, scratch beneath the surface, there are worrying trends that will likely see the jobless total soaring by the end of the year.
LONDON (AP) - A U.K. lawmaker has asked the government to hold a virtual trial for the wife of an American diplomat who left Britain after being involved in a road accident that killed a British teenager.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch police have dismantled what they describe as the biggest cocaine laboratory ever discovered in the Netherlands - hidden at a former horse riding school - and arrested a total of 17 people from Colombia, Turkey and the Netherlands.
MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin says Russia's coronavirus vaccine has been registered; his daughter is among those inoculated.
MOSCOW (AP) - Lithuanian foreign minister: Leading opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential election has fled to Lithuania.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) - A protester died amid clashes between police and thousands of people gathered for a second straight night Monday in Belarus after official results from weekend elections - dismissed by the opposition as a sham - gave an overwhelming victory to authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece slammed Turkey's move Monday to launch energy exploration in part of the eastern Mediterranean Athens says overlaps its own continental shelf, as regional tension spiked over rights to offshore natural resources with both countries sending warships to the area.
PARIS (AP) - From the most romantic spots along the Seine to popular shopping streets, residents and visitors in Paris were required to wear face masks starting Monday in some outdoor areas of the French capital amid an uptick in reported coronavirus cases.
BERLIN (AP) - A 22-year-old is under investigation after chopping off another man's hand with a machete at an outdoor recreation area in western Germany, prosecutors said Monday.
LONDON (AP) - A Royal Air Force surveillance plane flew over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to stop a growing number of people making the hazardous crossing from France in small boats.