Government officials have said he will now consider his next steps, which may include fresh elections as early as September. (Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg)

A senior European Union official said on Friday that a snap election called by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras within hours of new EU bailout cas(...)

Molly Sterling was one of only four of this year’s Eurovision acts to perform in ‘Pop Meets Opera’, a lunchtime concert headlined by star Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez and last year’s winner Conchita Wurst 1:47

Singing on the stage of the Wiener Staatsoper, one of the world’s great opera houses, is an honour that could crown a career. On Saturday, for 17-year(...)

Speaking alongside Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras in Brussels, European President Jean-Claude Juncker saod: “This is not a time for division. This is the time for coming together.” Photograph: AFP/Getty

in Brussels DEREK SCALLY in Berlin European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker struck a conciliatory tone with Greece yesterday, as Greek finan(...)

Would Kylie fit the bill as Australia’s entry for Eurovision 2015? It’s only an idea - we’re not suggesting she actually will. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

It is called Eurovision - but organisers of the famous song contest have invited Australia to take part in this year’s show.Organisers said they are (...)

Food products manufactured by Nestle  sit for sale inside a supermarket in Moscow, Russia. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

European Union regulators today began analysing product-by-product the impact of a Russian ban on EU food imports announced in retaliation for Western(...)

Austrian firefighters on the scene after a building partially collapsed this morning following a suspected explosion.  Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Five people were injured when part of a residential building in Vienna collapsed after a reported explosion in the area, Austrian police said. (...)

The British broadcaster received ¤382 million in subscription and advertising revenues in the Irish market in 2011, the last year for wh(...)