The spike in migrants attempting to cross the Channel tunnel into Britain isn't just rattling Paris and London. It's also brought the business of people smuggling, and crime more generally, into the local community.
In a ramshackle camp in northern France, migrants see problems with the formula proposed to 'share the burden' that a record influx of refugees is putting on Europe, and Italy and Greece in particular.
Professor Tim Hunt resigned today after making sexist comments about women working in the sciences. But some say his remarks are indicative of a bigger problem in the UK, most recently manifesting as boorish 'lad culture.'
The British prime minister is touring Europe to make his case for reform, without which he warns a British exit from the union might be necessary. But Germany could be more friend than foe if Cameron's reforms are constructive.
Talk of another independence referendum was given new life after the SNP's Scottish sweep last week. David Cameron met with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today about greater Scottish control of taxation and spending.
Brits finally went to the polls today, after a long campaign marked by frustration with mainstream parties and growth on the fringe. But despite low public enthusiasm, this election could be a major turning point for the UK.
After five years of austerity, Britain's economic growth is twice the EU average, its budget deficits have been slashed, and its unemployment is the lowest in years. But David Cameron's reelection is nonetheless uncertain.
With neither the Conservatives nor Labour likely to win a majority in the May 7 elections, a coalition is almost certainly in the cards – and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party a possible partner.
The Allied invasion of Ottoman-controlled Gallipoli was meant to lay the groundwork for the capture of Constantinople, but ended in failure. Still, the campaign had a profound effect beyond its military significance.
Unionists said the plunge in oil prices would surely put a damper on the independence movement and push Scots into the arms of London after last year's failed referendum. It looks like they were wrong.
Both countries now allow officials to seize the passports of those suspected of planning travel to join a militant group. France has confiscated the passports of six individuals, but the UK was too late to stop three schoolgirls.