BBC : Europe (37)

Catalonia crisis: Officials 'won't follow orders from Madrid'

The warning comes as the Spanish government moves to reassert control over the region.

UK business leaders unite in Brexit warning

Britain's five biggest business lobby groups sign a letter calling for a swift transition deal.

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto 'back greater autonomy'

Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution.

Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace

French TV was filming the president chatting with junior ministers when Nemo stole the scene.

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta

But politicians named in the investigations of murdered blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia stay away.

Police 'end' UK bowling alley siege

Two hostages were held by a gunman, in an incident that police say was unconnected to terrorism.

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto vote on greater autonomy

Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution.

UK's Labour 'could back Tory rebels on Brexit'

The party wants six changes to the repeal bill, including Parliament approval of the exit agreement.

Spain expected to impose Catalonia direct rule

The Spanish cabinet is meeting to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

Several injured in Munich knife attack

The suspect fled the scene after the attack, with no motive apparent, police say.

EU paves way for UK trade talks to begin

EU leaders say there is not enough progress to start trade talks yet, but they hope to begin in December.

Roma charged by Uefa for fans 'monkey chants' at Antonio Rudiger

Roma are charged by Uefa after some of their fans were heard making "monkey chants" towards Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.

EU considers reducing $5bn accession aid to Turkey

Turkey is receiving the money to raise its public institutions to EU standards.

Czech election: Billionaire Andrej Babis poised to win

Andrej Babis' party, ANO , is leading opinion polls but is not expected to secure a majority.

UK PM urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

The PM tells EU leaders they must work together on a deal "we can defend to our people".

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist killed by 'remotely detonated' bomb

Officials discuss initial results of an inquiry into the killing of an investigative reporter.

Florence church tourist killed by falling stone fragment

Spanish tourist dies after being struck by falling stone fragment at Florence's Santa Croce basilica.

UK offers more assurances to EU citizens

Leaders gather for a crunch summit as the UK faces EU calls to do more to break the deadlock.

Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

Spain is to begin the process of imposing direct rule on Catalonia after a disputed independence vote.

UK offers more assurances to EU citizens

Ahead of a key summit, Theresa May vows to make it as easy as possible for them to stay in the UK.

French study finds 'dyslexia cause'

Experts say the findings are exciting but unlikely to explain the causes for all dyslexia.

Air Berlin plane does 'lap of honour' in Düsseldorf

The incident took place on the bankrupt airline's final long-haul flight.

Portugal fires: Minister resigns as government faces challenge

The country's interior minister resigns after dozens died in the second major fire this year.

MP to miss key vote for Barcelona match

Douglas Ross is to miss a debate on universal credit because he is officiating in a Champions League match.

Ukraine anti-graft protesters clash with riot police

Demonstrators demanding major anti-corruption reforms vow to stay put, setting up tents in Kiev.

Portugal fires: Three days of national mourning for wildfire victims

At least 41 people died in Portugal and four in Spain in a wave of wildfires.

French aviators credited with transatlantic flight

New Paris street signs say Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli did fly across the Atlantic in 1927.

Catalonia: Protests after Spain detains separatists

A candlelit protest is held after a Spanish judge jails two Catalan pro-independence leaders.

Marcelo: Real Madrid defender accused of tax fraud in Spain

The Brazilian footballer is the latest in a string of players to be pursued by Spanish authorities.

Brexit talks must speed up, Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker say

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have a "friendly" dinner - but there's no sign of a breakthrough.

Catalonia leader Puigdemont fails to clarify independence bid

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for further talks - but does not clear up confusion.

UK PM May to dine with EU chiefs

The PM will be accompanied by the Brexit secretary as she aims to break the stalemate with the EU .

Hurricane Ophelia: Warnings as storm heads to UK

Winds of up to 80mph are expected as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia approach the UK.

UK PM May to dine with EU chiefs

The PM's trip to meet EU chiefs comes a day after she phoned German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Why does Catalonia want independence?

Why is there a Catalan crisis? The answer is in its past, as Europe correspondent Gavin Lee explains.

Austrian conservative set to become world's youngest leader

Conservative leader Sebastian Kurz, 31, on course to win after campaign dominated by immigration.

Airbus boss 'would step down if needed'

The aircraft maker is dealing with corruption investigations in the UK and France.