Staff  in the operations room of the Italian Coast Guard in Rome during the co-ordination of relief efforts after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants capsizes off Libyan coast occurred in the Strait of Sicily.  Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

(...) come as a shock, but not a surprise,” said John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Director for Europe(...)

Walk this way: allow for walking progress of about 20km per day

1. Just do it: no more dithering You’ve been thinking about it for yonks, telling friends you’re deffo going to do it. . . one day. “Just can’t see(...)

A man takes a selfie with Russian president Vladimir Putin ahead of his annual phone-in interview. Mr  Putin has said he is willing to work with the US given shared interests and a common agenda.   Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images

Russia has key interests in common with the US and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian president Vladimir Putin said in a television int(...)

‘Diaspora savings attributed to migrants from developing countries were estimated at €464 billion in 2013, mostly held in the banks of states to which they have migrated.’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) financial crisis in 2008/09. The World Bank predicts that flows to Europe and Central Asia will decline by(...)

The Google building at Barrow street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...) anxiety spreading in Europe about American dominance of the internet, there was little political appetite(...)

Mathieu Bastareaud of Toulon runs with the ball against Leinster during the European Cup quarter-final match at Felix Mayol Stadium last year. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

(...) difficult knockout game in Europe’s blue riband. Put another way, were they to storm the rebuilt Stade(...)

Igor Slyusar, Yevgeny Kishkin and Sergei Tkalenko, volunteers of the Black Tulip group that retrieves the remains of Ukrainian troops from battlefields in rebel-held territory.  Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

Europe’s latest bloody conflict.As an amateur researcher, Slyusar often unearthed the remains of Soviet(...)

A Red Cross worker with an African migrant after his arrival by sea in Ceuta. Photograph: The Red Cross

(...) sister city, Melilla, are the doorway to Europe. They try to go through it by climbing border fences(...)

(...) the Berlin Wall fell.“In our November 1989 issue, Danny and I did a travel spread on eastern Europe(...)

‘The parallel with the position Nicola Sturgeon is hoping to find herself in next month is obvious. The current Conservative appeal to English voters to stop troublesome Scots dictating who should form the government in London has many echoes of 1910.’ Above, Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers’ Election Debate 2015 at Central Hall Westminster, London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

(...) brought to bear on those living near the Border and on cross-Border relations.The Open Europe think tank(...)