A bus crash in western Bulgaria has killed at least 46 people after the vehicle caught fire on a motorway near the village of Bosnek, officials said. Seven people with burns have been rushed to a hospital in the capital city Sofia.
Austria announced on Friday that it will impose a lockdown for all and make vaccinations mandatory, becoming the first EU country to take such stringent measures as coronavirus cases spiral. Other European countries are also tightening restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge across the
The United States and China, the world’s two largest emitters of carbon dioxide, unveiled a deal to ramp up cooperation tackling climate change, including by reducing methane emissions, protecting forests and phasing out coal. The framework agreement was announced by U.S. climate
A police official was injured after being stabbed with a knife in Cannes, southern France, and his assailant has been “neutralised”, said French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin on Monday. “I am going to the scene immediately this morning and I offer my
Stadium stand collapses as bouncing Vitesse fans plummet in front of jubilant squad A stand collapsed following the conclusion of a Dutch football match on Sunday as Vitesse fans bounced up and down in front of their jubilant team after defeating NEC.
PARIS – Three migrants have died in southwest France after being hit by a train while they were lying on the tracks, a police spokesperson said on Tuesday. She said four migrants had been on the train tracks near Saint-Jean-de-Luz at around
A 100-year-old former concentration camp guard will on Thursday become the oldest person yet to be tried for Nazi-era crimes in Germany when he goes before court charged with complicity in mass murder. The suspect, identified only as Josef S, stands accused
French clergy have sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major investigation released on Tuesday found, and its authors accused the Catholic Church of turning a blind eye for too long and urged it to reform. The
PARIS – The diplomatic discord between Algeria and France deepened Sunday after Algiers banned French military planes from its airspace, its latest response to a row over visas and critical comments from President Emmanuel Macron. France’s jets regularly fly over the former
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was on Thursday sentenced to a year in jail after being found guilty of illegally financing his 2012 election campaign. Sarkozy, 66, who denied any wrongdoing, was not in court to face the ruling. His lawyer has