• 14 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Soya bean-based foods cannot be given dairy-style names Plant-based foods cannot be sold in the European Union using terms such as milk, butter and cheese, the European Court of Justice has ruled. The ECJ was ruling in a case referred to it by a German court and involving German food company TofuTown.The company...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Leo Varadkar said his government would be "one of the new European centre" Leo Varadkar has become the Republic of Ireland's new taoiseach (prime minister).A parliamentary vote on Wednesday confirmed the 38-year-old as the country's youngest and first gay leader by 57 votes to 50, with 45 abstentions.The former GP, who is...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 comments Image copyright EPA Image caption The ex-PM campaigned to remain in the EU in last year's referendum Theresa May will have to "listen to other parties" as she reviews her Brexit strategy in the wake of the election, David Cameron has said.The Financial Times reported the former PM saying there would be pressure for a "softer" exit from the EU...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLast week there were arrests after an unsanctioned anti-demolition protest outside parliamentRussian MPs have passed a controversial law to start demolishing more than 4,500 old Soviet-era apartment blocks in Moscow, despite big protests.It is the biggest demolition project ever seen in Russia's...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Twitter Image caption The minister's tweeted pictures were quickly taken down after her visit on Monday night When France's new Sexual Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa visited an area of northern Paris notorious for women being harassed on the street, it seemed a good idea.That was until she publicised her under-cover trip on Twitter...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption A baby needs more nutrients than those contained in vegetable milk A Belgian court has given six-month suspended jail terms to the mother and father of a baby boy who died after being fed a diet of vegetable milk.They were found guilty of causing the baby's death unintentionally.The baby, Lucas, weighed just 4.3kg (9.5lb)...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Grégory Villemin was found drowned in a river a few kilometres from his home A couple in their 70s and a woman have been detained for questioning by police, 32 years after a crime that horrified France. Grégory Villemin was four when his body was found in the Vologne river. His killer has never been found.All...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The bones of an estimated six million people are in the catacombs Two teenage boys have been rescued, and are being treated for hypothermia, after spending three days lost in the catacombs beneath Paris.A spokesman for the Paris fire service said tracker dogs had helped them find the boys, aged 16 and 17, during a...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in WashingtonTwo Turkish nationals living in the US have been arrested in connection with violence outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Eyup Yildirim of New Jersey and Sinan Narin of Virginia face assault charges, police said.The...

  • 14 June 2017 From the section UK Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness said he saw people blinking lights within the buildingTwelve people have died in a west London tower block fire and the number of deaths is expected to rise, police have said.Firefighters rescued 65 people from Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, after they were called at 00:54 BST.Witnesses...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Turks attended a demonstration in support of Qatar in central Istanbul last week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the isolation of Qatar by several Arab states, describing it as "inhumane and against Islamic values".Last week's decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Election 2017 comments Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michel Barnier is leading the Brexit talks for the EU The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has urged the UK to begin talks "very quickly".Michel Barnier warned that no progress had been made on the "extraordinarily complex" talks since Theresa May invoked Article 50 in March."I can't negotiate with myself," he...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section UK Politics The UK and France will launch a joint campaign to push internet companies like Facebook and Google to do more to remove terrorist material.Announcing the move in Paris, Theresa May said the internet must not be "a safe space" for extremists.Speaking alongside President Emmanuel Macron, she said they would also look at proposals to fine social media firms...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images / PA Image caption Outgoing Irish prime minister Enda Kenny (left) and the incoming Leo Varadkar Irish PM Enda Kenny has said his actions were never about himself but about dealing with the challenges that faced the people and Ireland.He was making his last address to the Dáil before resigning after six years as head of the...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Activists have held protests in Hungary against the law Hungary's parliament has approved a law imposing strict regulations on foreign-funded non-government organisations.The new rules increase reporting requirements for the groups, which risk closure for non-compliance.Critics say the move is a crackdown on independent...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Countries such as Hungary have been criticised for their hardline attitude to the migrants trying to reach Europe The EU has begun legal action against against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic for refusing to accept refugees under a 2015 solidarity plan.Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said the three...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption All of the men linked to the attack came to Berlin as asylum seekers A young migrant who set fire to a homeless man at a Berlin underground station on Christmas Day last year has been jailed for nearly three years.The 21-year-old was among a group of seven Syrian and Libyan migrants who attacked the man as he...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Real Madrid during the Champions League final Spanish prosecutors have accused the Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax. The prosecutor's office in Madrid says it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player. He is...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images The European Union has revealed a draft law to give it the power to move the lucrative euro clearing business out of London and keep it in the EU after Britain leaves the Union in 2019.London currently processes three-quarters of the trade in this financial sector, providing thousands of jobs.But European Commission...

  • 13 June 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThere was a heavy police presence at Unterföhring S-Bahn station in MunichA 26-year-old policewoman is fighting for her life after being shot in the head when a man grabbed a police gun at a suburban station in Munich.She shot back, wounding the gunman lightly. He is now in custody. Police said it...