LONDON (AP) — In this era of Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and selfies, Britain's Parliament has taken a step back to the 1700s, choosing an a... Full Story
Primary colors: Britain chooses artist to chronicle election
LONDON (AP) — In this era of Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and selfies, Britain's Parliament has taken a step back to the 1700s, choosing an artist armed with pencil and paper to offer insight into the general election campaign.
French leader visits gas chamber to honor Nazi camp victims
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is holding a moment of remembrance inside a former gas chamber to honor Jews, Gypsies and French resistance fighters killed in the only Nazi concentration camp on French soil.
Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for leader in runoff
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Breakaway Turkish Cypriots are voting for a leader in a runoff that pits moderate independent Mustafa Akinci against hard-line incumbent Dervis Eroglu.
World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet
LONDON (AP) — As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his criticism of the company's CEO.
Sweden: 2 Swedish hostages released in Syria
HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden says that two of its nationals, held hostage in Syria, have been released and are reunited with their families.
Italian navy rescues 274 from migrant ship off Libyan coast
AUGUSTA, Sicily (AP) — Italian authorities say they have rescued 274 migrants from a migrant vessel in the Mediterranean, while more than 300 rescued a day earlier arrived in a port in Sicily.
How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.
Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising
ROME (AP) — Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.
Spain activates alert as oil spill threatens Canary Islands
MADRID (AP) — Spain's government activated an environmental emergency alert Saturday over oil slicks that threaten pristine beaches on the southwestern Canary Islands.
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