Category: Europe

Al-Qaeda in Yemen claims Charlie Hebdo attack

Top leader of al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula says it ordered last week’s deadly attack on French satirical magazine. A top leader of Yemen’s al-Qaeda branch has claimed responsibility for last week’s attack on Paris satirical…

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – EU Commission

The extent of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn Euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. EU Home Affairs Commissioner, Cecilia Malmstroem, has presented a full report…

French First Lady hospitalised in Paris

        Valerie Trierweiler taken to hospital after media reports allege her partner, Francois Hollande, is having an affair.   French President Francois Hollande’s political and personal woes deepened after it emerged that…