Tag Archives: Europe

Vampires, Zombies & Werewolves, Oh My! The Origins of Halloween Monsters

Love them or fear them, the spooky creatures that haunt your Halloween nightmares have complicated histories. Legends approximately scary beasts, such as werewolves & zombies, span continents & centuries. From…

Rift on refugees spurs solidarity vs security risk to Europe's unity

By Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A rift over Europe's response to the sudden arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees is leading some in Brussels to voice fears for…

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Spain requires VW subsidiary SEAT to return clean subsidies

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government will require the Volkswagen subsidiary SEAT to return subsidies it had received to produce "efficient vehicles," a top minister said Saturday. Jose Manuel Soria,…

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Arrest Made After Man Shot Dead In Street

A man has been shot dead in broad daylight in a busy London street. The victim, who was found with gunshot wounds next to a butchers in Chatsworth Road, Hackney,…

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Pandora says has paid $500 mln in artist royalties in past year

(Reuters) – Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc said it paid nearly $500 million in artist royalties over the past 12 months, bringing the total to more than $1.5 billion…

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Australia beat England to win one-day series

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Australia beat England by eight wickets in their fifth & final one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday to win the series 3-2. The result had…

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Irish government support rises, Sinn Fein fall as election nears

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Support for Ireland's governing parties has returned to the highest level seen in over a year as support for left-wing challenger Sinn Fein fell over the past…

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Rooney keen to end league drought against Liverpool

(Reuters) – Wayne Rooney is keen to end his Premier League drought & carry his goal-scoring form for England back to the Premier League when Manchester United welcome Liverpool to…

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Republican dispute delays U.S. Congress vote on Iran nuclear deal

By Patricia Zengerle & David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A rebellion by conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives on Wednesday delayed Congress' first vote on the Iran nuclear agreement…

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Officer Charged Over Alleged Hoax Kidnap Plot

Three men, including a serving policeman, have been charged over an alleged hoax terror plot to kidnap a police officer. The West Midlands force received information last December in which…