AP - ap.online.regional.europe http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.europe News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:04:45 -0400 Fire causes evacuation of French state radio Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:44:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-France-State-Radio-Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-France-State-Radio-Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4185 PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio forced radio stations housed inside to interrupt broadcasts, as columns of black smoke spilled out of windows. Italy phases out sea rescues to save migrants Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:27:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Italy-Immigration/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Italy-Immigration c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:425c ROME (AP) — Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union. Head of UK sex-abuse inquiry quits Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:24:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Britain-Child.Abuse/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Child.Abuse c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:42f8 LONDON (AP) — The head of an inquiry into alleged sex abuse by powerful figures in British society resigned Friday after victims' groups said she was too close to a politician under scrutiny. Gentiloni named new foreign minister of Italy Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:21:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Italy-Foreign-Minister/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Italy-Foreign-Minister c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:42f7 ROME (AP) — Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker and former Cabinet minister in the Romano Prodi government. 2 bodies found after UK fireworks warehouse blaze Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:23:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Britain-Fireworks.Blaze/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Fireworks.Blaze c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4186 LONDON (AP) — British police have found the bodies of two men after a blaze at a fireworks warehouse that sent plumes of black smoke and explosions into the sky. Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:06:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Ukraine-Coal.Miners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Ukraine-Coal.Miners c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4231 DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland. Euro inflation creeps up, ECB still under pressure Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:49:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Europe-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Europe-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:414c FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy. Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:06:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Netherlands-Ukraine-Plane/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Netherlands-Ukraine-Plane c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:41fb AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. Turkish president questions focus on Kobani Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:00:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--France-Turkey/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--France-Turkey c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:41e8 PARIS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the international community is focusing too much on the battle over Kobani and is calling for strikes in other parts of Syria. UK Treasury chief set to pay off World War I bonds Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:46:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Britain-World.War.I.Bonds/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-World.War.I.Bonds c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4190 LONDON (AP) — Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I. Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:44:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Ukraine-Russia.Gas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Ukraine-Russia.Gas c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:413d MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday. Spain seeks to halt informal Catalan breakup vote Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:10:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Spain-Catalonia.Independence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Spain-Catalonia.Independence c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4191 MADRID (AP) — Spain's government is asking the country's Constitutional Court to block plans by the powerful northeastern region of Catalonia to hold an informal independence poll Nov. 9. Russia central bank in surprisingly big rate hike Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:51:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Russia-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Russia-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:416e MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank on Friday raised its main interest rate more than anticipated in its latest attempt to shore up the plummeting national currency. Switzerland: IS suspects arrested over attack plan Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:30:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Switzerland-Islamic-State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Switzerland-Islamic-State c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:414b GENEVA (AP) — Three people suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and thought to have been planning an attack in Europe were arrested in Switzerland earlier this year, prosecutors said Friday. Germany's main Jewish leader steps down Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:42:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Germany-Jewish.Leader/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Jewish.Leader c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4161 BERLIN (AP) — Germany's main Jewish leader, who in 2010 became the first person born after the Holocaust to take the job, says he's stepping down. Israel presents maritime version of 'Iron Dome' Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:33:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Israel-Iron.Dome.at.Sea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Israel-Iron.Dome.at.Sea c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:4162 LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" is heading to the seas, the maker of the rocket-blocking defense system says. Greek police clear apartment used by rebel monks Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:33:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU-Greece-Monks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Greece-Monks c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:410b THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Dozens of Greek police took part in an operation Friday to clear an apartment used as a hostel by a rebel monastery whose monks have been declared schismatic by the Orthodox Church. RBS sets aside $639 million for currency probe Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:44:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Britain-RBS/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-RBS c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:413e LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, has set aside 400 million pounds ($639 million) to cover potential fines arising from international investigations into alleged manipulation of foreign currency trading. Romania to vote for new leader; corruption ignored Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:08:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/31/EU--Romania-Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Romania-Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:40c5 BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and a glamorous lawyer. Here's a look at this Balkan nation's vote: Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:34:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/10/30/EU--Ukraine-Russia.Gas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Ukraine-Russia.Gas c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:39b4 BRUSSELS (AP) — Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a multi-billion dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the European Union throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.