Garbine Muguruza won her first major trophy and prevented Serena Williams yet again from collecting No. 22, outplaying the defending champion in a 7-5, 6-4 victory at Roland Garros on Saturday.
On Saturday, the water level of the Seine river in Paris slowly started to decrease after reaching its peak overnight. The death toll from the flooding in France has risen to four, officials say.
French unions have been staging rolling protests over a new labor reform law. The public is of two minds on both the reforms and the strikes.
Europe has been gripped by some of the heaviest rainfall in decades. In some of the hardest-hit parts of the continent, asylum-seekers are assisting with the cleanup.
Part 6 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Part 5 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Heavy rains in the region surrounding Paris and Germany's Bavarian state have resulted in the evacuation of thousands and several fatalities.
Though rarely invoked in British politics, religious belief does present correlation with Britons' positions on whether to stay in the European Union.
The dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy claimed at least 880 lives in the last week.
Immigration and healthier lifestyles have contributed to Sweden's sudden male surplus. Analysts disagree on whether the new gender balance will impact Swedish culture, however.
As Muslims become a larger part of Swedish society, some municipal pools are offering women-only swimming to accommodate the new arrivals. But while well intended, the new policy is bumping up against Swedish ideals of equality.
Such cottages helped to accommodate the huge influx of asylum seekers which Sweden welcomed last fall. But now vacationers are returning.
Somaliland? Nagorno-Karabakh? Quebec? They're all fielding 'national teams' to compete in the CONIFA tournament. For host Abkhazia, it's a rare chance to shine.
Despite tough economies and high unemployment, citizens of both countries say they want to help the refugees fleeing Mideast violence for Europe. So far, though, each has only taken in a few score.
Nadezhda Savchenko returned home after nearly two years of imprisonment in Russia. In return, Ukraine released two captured Russians it convicted of waging war in eastern Ukraine.
Part 4 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Investor confidence in Greece is on the rise, pointing to possible better days ahead for the debt-troubled nation.
The Sochi Winter Olympics, the costliest in history, left behind a host of empty facilities and stadiums. But many locals say that the investment was worthwhile.
The Idomeni refugee camp, which sprang up at a Greece-Macedonia border crossing, has been home to thousands, including hundreds of children – mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.
In Austria's presidential election, former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen narrowly beat far-right Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer.
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