Category Archives: Europe

World Cup winner Luca Toni plans to retire at end of season

VERONA, Italy (AP) — World Cup winner Luca Toni says he plans to retire at the end of the season. Toni, who plays for relegation-threatened Hellas Verona, turn 39 next…

U2's Bono honors victims in Paris, San Bernardino

PARIS (AP) — U2's performance in Paris on Sunday night wasn't just approximately music — it had a mournful tinge, too. Frontman Bono paid respects to 130 people killed by…

Olympiakos beats Panthrakikos 4-3 in Greek league

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Olympiakos earned a record-setting 12th straight win by beating host Panthrakikos 4-3 in the Greek league Saturday. Olympiakos, which has a perfect record & a 13-point…

Colombia finds treasure galleon, ending 300-year mystery

Colombia says it has found the shipwreck of a storied Spanish galleon laden with gold & precious stones, three centuries after it was sunk by the British in the Caribbean….

Far-right eyes big gains in French regional elections

By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) – France goes to the polls in high-stakes regional elections on Sunday, just three weeks after deadly Islamic State militant attacks in Paris that could…

Greek Parliament passes 2016 budget

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Parliament has approved the 2016 budget that includes deep spending cuts & tax hikes amid economic recession. The budget passed early Sunday, 153-145, with 2…

Colombia finds what may be world's largest sunken treasure

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manual Santos on Saturday hailed the discovery of a Spanish galleon that went down off the South American nation's coast more than 300 years…

Galleon 'With Huge Treasure Haul' Found

Colombia has found the wreck of a Spanish galleon that was sunk by the British in the Caribbean over 300 years ago carrying gold & precious stones thought to be…

The Latest: European stocks falter after deposit rate cut

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest developments on the day the European Central Bank is expected to announce a further stimulus for the 19-country eurozone economy. All times local: 2:10…

Migrant dies on Greek-Macedonian border in second day of clashes

IDOMENI, Greece (Reuters) – A migrant was electrocuted to death at the Greek-Macedonian border on Thursday during a second successive day of clashes between police & migrants stranded for weeks…