UK & Europe

Donald Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth during UK visit next month

The US president is due to visit the country in mid-July after months of back-and-forth.

Battery short circuit causes explosion that injures five on London's Underground

Two people were taken to hospital as a result of the explosion.

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Thousands of race-goers cheered from the stands as the royal family arrived.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle enjoy a day at Royal Ascot horse races

Race-goers cheered from the stands as the royal family arrived in several horse-drawn carriages.

UK to review medical marijuana ban after outcry over denial of treatment for epileptic children

It comes after epileptic Billy Caldwell, 12, was allowed to receive cannabis oil for his seizures.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall ride in a buggy with their daughter Mia.

Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall gives birth to second child

The Queen and other senior royals are "delighted with the news".

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 31 : Passengers run to take the train just arrive at Paris Saint-Lazare Train Station, Paris, France on May 31, 2016. (Photo by Rodrigo Avellaneda/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Baby born on Paris train gets free rides in French capital until he's 25

The baby's birth disrupted trains in the centre of Paris today.

Watch: 'Ca va, Manu?' - Cheeky teen told off by Emmanuel Macron after informal greeting during official event

The young man had earlier been singing the socialist anthem 'L'Internationale' within earshot of the French President.

Train in UK (file picture).

Three men struck and killed by train in London

Police are treating the deaths as "unexplained."

FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Audi CEO detained by German authorities in diesel emissions case

The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015.

German minister says no plan to bring down Angela Merkel despite migration standoff

Germany's Interior Minister wants to to turn back some asylum-seekers at the border.

FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

No plans to ditch McDonald's straws here despite UK move

The fast-food chain announced today it will start to phase out plastic straws in Britain from September.

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According to Ross-Martin, such vehicles could one day become safer than those driven by people.

UK laboratory creates first self-driving motorcycle

According to Ross-Martin, such vehicles could one day become safer than those driven by people.

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The fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building began yesterday evening.

Watch: Firefighters battle large blaze engulfing historic Glasgow building

The fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building began yesterday evening.

EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham dies aged 71

Mr Grantham became a British TV icon in the 1980s as arch-villain "Dirty" Den Watts on the soap opera.

Eiffel Tower fencing to be replaced with glass walls

The renovation is part of a project announced last year to modernise the 129-year-old tower.

Boris Becker seen in Paris during the tennis Roland Garros tournament. Boris Becker splits from wife Lilly. On May 29, 2018. (Photo by Mehdi Taamallah/Nurphoto)

Retired tennis star Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings

Becker claims his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him immunity.

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The pair arrived in Chester via train to appear at opening dedication ceremonies where they watched children sing and dance.

Watch: Cheering crowds greet Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth as royal pair make first joint appearance

The day was filled with smiles and cheers as the 92-year-old monarch and 36-year-old former actress paired up in northwest England.

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In June 2017, 70 people died when the residential tower caught on fire.

'Individual stories' from London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire 'bring me to tears' - Joy Reid

On the first anniversary of the tragedy 1 NEWS' Europe Correspondent reflects as grief and unanswered questions continue.

Australian man named as person killed in Portugal beach wall 'selfie' fall

Michael Kearns, 33, and his English girlfriend Louise Benson plunged more than 30 metres to their deaths.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 13:  Cricket fans wave sandpaper four cards at Ashton Agar of Australia during the 1st Royal London ODI match between England and Australia at The Kia Oval on June 13, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

More than 500 pieces of sandpaper banned at Australia-England cricket match

England fans weren't missing out a chance to give Aussies stick in first game since ball tampering saga.

British Airways planes (File picture).

British Airways pilot jailed after being found drunk in cockpit before take-off

Julian Monaghan was removed from the Boeing 777 in handcuffs.

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