Key takeaways from EU polls: Far-right Marine Le Pen trumps Macron in France; environmentalist parties win big throughout
The EU elections have been marked by successes for the far right, a surge by the Greens and setbacks for traditional parties across the continent.
Australia joins US, several European countries in rejecting UN migration pact, says it will risk encouraging illegal entry
Adopting the pact "would risk encouraging illegal entry to Australia and reverse... hard-won successes in combating the people-smuggling trade", Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a joint statement with his home and foreign ministers.
Brexit: EU, UK clash over who should cede ground on deal; Austria chancellor asks for 'step forward' from Theresa May
Theresa May said that in order to achieve a successful conclusion to Brexit, just as the UK has evolved its position, the EU will need to evolve its position as well.
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal aced big moments while Dominic Thiem froze as Arthur Ashe witnessed five-set thriller
For even though Thiem had won more points, been ahead in three of the five sets, powered 74 winners, he froze in the big moments while Nadal flew.
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal recovers from disastrous start against Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller to enter semi-finals
Rafael Nadal recovered from his disastrous start and other stumbles along the way to beat No 9 Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5)
The vast deposit of salt inside was left by the ocean that covered the region 250 million years ago.
Afghan teen stabs teenage sister 28 times in Austria 'honour' killing; court sentences him to life imprisonment
The motive came from a "wrongheaded sense of honour that is not in line with the values of central European society", judge Stefan Apostol was quoted by Austrian news agency APA as saying. The man, who came to Vienna in 2013, is appealing the sentence.
Vladimir Putin dances at Austrian foreign minister's wedding, raises eyebrows in European Union critics say invitation undermines EU's stance against Moscow
The invitation surprised many in Vienna and Moscow, particularly at a time when the European Union is at odds with Russia over its annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine, and other issues.
A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab became the first person in Denmark to be fined for breaching new controversial law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places
Ministers of 28 European countries to hold talks in Austria today to discuss common plan to stem arrival of migrants
Interior ministers of 28 European countries will hold discussions in Austria regarding the stemming of inflow of migrants in the continent
EU leaders meeting over migration this week will agree to tighten their borders and look at creating “disembarkation” centres outside their territory
Austria said that it could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and would shut down seven mosques as part of a crackdown on "political Islam".
Here are some of the top moments from the French Open final as Rafael Nadal clinched his 11th French Open title with a victory over Dominic Thiem in straight sets
Vladimir Putin set to meet Donald Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready; Vienna could be possible venue for meeting
Vladimir Putin said he was ready to meet Donald Trump as soon as Washington was ready, adding Vienna could be a possible venue for the summit.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil arrive in Russia after beating Austria in friendly; Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal train in Moscow
Neymar and his Brazil teammates landed on Russian soil in the early hours of Monday morning, fresh from beating Austria 3-0 in their final warm-up outing ahead of the World Cup.
French Open 2018: King of Clay Rafael Nadal squares off against heir-apparent Dominic Thiem in Roland Garros title showdown
Yet unlike the other hopefuls who’ve had the misfortune of crossing paths against Rafael Nadal on the red dirt of Roland Garros, Dominic Thiem is no pushover.
French Open finalist Dominic Thiem on Friday described being forced to complete national service with the Austrian military as "a pain in the arse".
Turkey expresses disapproval over closure of mosques, expulsion of imams, calls the move anti-Islam, racist
Turkey has expressed its disapproval towards Austria for closing seven mosques and expelling the imams. It refers to the actions as 'anti-Islam' and 'rascist'
Manchester United's latest high profile signing Fred was injured in a Brazil training session after a tackle by team-mate Casemiro.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil have individual stars but they are yet to gel as a team, says three-time winner Pele
Brazil may be five-time winners of the World Cup and joint-favourites to make it six in Russia this year but the South Americans do not yet have the right blend for success, three-time World Cup winner Pele