Friday, Jan 20, 2017 | Last Update : 11:28 PM IST

Europe

UK woman jailed for 2 years for treating stepdaughters as 'slaves'

She had mistreated them from June 1975 to June 1991, but the matter came to fore when one of the stepdaughters went to the police in 2015.

20 Jan 2017 1:30 PM

Belgium jails 14 for making fake IDs for Paris attackers

They had made about 2,000 documents - including Belgian, Spanish and Danish identity cards - and delivered them all over Europe.

20 Jan 2017 9:33 AM

May vows ‘open’ Britain as Brexit shock hits banks

Brexit was widely interpreted as a rebellion against globalisation with voters citing immigration.

20 Jan 2017 2:34 AM

Le Pen ‘leads’ round one for Elysee Palace

Ms Le Pen last ran for presidency in 2012. This time, the National Front leader sought broader support from a splintered French electorate.

20 Jan 2017 2:30 AM

Islamic State lost nearly a quarter of its territory in 2016: report

Between early Jan 2016 and the end of the year the Islamic State's self-declared caliphate fell from 78,000 to 60,400 square kilometres.

19 Jan 2017 11:06 AM

Jobless dad-of-six welcomes Finland's basic income trial

As of January 1, a two-year experiment will see 2,000 unemployed Finns receive a monthly unconditional payment of $590.

18 Jan 2017 11:30 AM

Theresa May hard-sells Brexit blueprint

British PM says country will leave the EU’s single market to restrict immigration.

18 Jan 2017 6:33 AM

Vladimir Putin cracks raunchy jokes on Trump ‘info’

“Trump when he came to Moscow... wasn’t any kind of political figure, we didn’t even know of his political ambitions,” Mr Putin said.

18 Jan 2017 3:04 AM

Britain doesn't seek to be half in, half out of EU: Theresa May

Britons voted for change 6 months ago for a brighter future, said Theresa May.

17 Jan 2017 6:00 PM

Amazon apologises to Jewish lady for 'Uncle Adolf' note, fires staff

The note came along with a toy, that the lady, who chose to remain anonymous, had ordered for her niece.

17 Jan 2017 9:47 AM