Migrants wait   at the train station of the Croatian town Tovarnik. Photograph: Stringerstr/AFP/Getty Images 1:23

The European Union is braced for a backlash from a group of central and eastern European countries over its decision to back a relocation scheme for r(...)

More than 20 years ago, I spent several weeks in Budapest. It was part of a seven-month ad-hoc journey that I made around parts of Eastern Europe, whi(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  leaving  European Council headquarters  in Brussels, Belgium on June 11th, 2015. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters 2:08

Greece’s bailout negotiations were in disarray last night after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pulled out of the talks, citing a lack of progre(...)

Shop workers sit in candle light at their shop after a major power cut in Istanbul. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

A major power outage hit cities and provinces across Turkey on Tuesday, including the capital of Ankara and the biggest city, Istanbul, where parts of(...)

Ryanair will base two aircraft in Bratislava Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ryanair will open a base at Bratislava Airport in March from which it will operate 16 routes, including daily flights between the Slovak capital and D(...)

John Delaney: said the Scottish Football Association’s handling of tickets was “a joke” . Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Scottish Football Association have declined to comment on John Delaney’s assessment of their handling of the ticketing situation for Ireland’s (...)

The Slovakian Aeromobil 2.5 prototype  has had about 40 hours of flight testing and resembles a supercar with considerable flight capabilities

A number of us can thank a cartoon character from the future, George Jetson, for instilling our longing. Students of aviation history might look fo(...)

The city’s thriving ‘foodie’ scene receives a mention, along with its pubs and live music scene.

Cork has topped a list of under-rated cities that tourists should see in their lifetime. In a list of ‘overlooked’ cities worth a visit, (...)

A sign warns of floods as rainfall continues  near inundated streets in the town of Grimma, near Leipzig, Germany. Authorities in the  state of Saxon have declared Grimma a disaster area, according to local media. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The worst floods to hit the Czech Republic in a decade forced the evacuation of almost 2,700 people from low-lying areas while the rising water threa(...)

President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi looks at children holding the newly introduced 5 euro banknotes in Bratislava yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Petr Josek

ECB president Mario Draghi took some time out from yesterday’s activities in Bratislava to launch newly minted €5 banknotes. The ceremony(...)