Here is the latest in European News from The New York Times.
Facebook, in Accounting Change, Could Pay Millions More in British Taxes
The company will report sales linked to its British operations, mostly digital advertising, through its local subsidiary rather than its Irish unit.
Spain’s Socialist Leader Loses Another Vote to Become Prime Minister
The second defeat for Pedro Sánchez makes it more likely that the country will hold new elections in June.
Turkey Seizes Newspaper, Zaman, as Press Crackdown Continues
The move highlighted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign against opposition journalists and the followers of Fethullah Gulen, a cleric.
Business Briefing: Mexican Tycoon Opens Bid to Take Over FCC of Spain
The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helú’s holding company Inversora Carso said on Friday that it would start a full takeover bid for the Spanish building and infrastructure company FCC.
For Greece, Migrant Crisis Alters E.U. Alliances
Eight months after Greece agreed to austerity measures as part of a bailout, it has largely been left to fend for itself on asylum seekers.
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall Marry in London
Weeks after announcing their engagement, Mr. Murdoch, 84, and Ms. Hall, 59, were wed at a centuries-old mansion.
E.U. Presses for Accord With Turkey to Ease Flow of Migrants
An emerging deal would resettle many Syrian refugees living in Turkey if the country reduces the number of people who leave, giving some officials hope of progress.
Serbia Dissolves Parliament and Calls Early Elections
The government said it needed a new mandate to pursue the economic changes that it deems essential for the country to join the European Union.
2 Syrians Sentenced in Deaths of Alan Kurdi and 4 Other Migrants
They received prison terms of over four years for the deaths of the five, including the young boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach in September.
Plan for Nazi-Era Arms Dealer’s Collection Sparks Backlash at Zurich Museum
Rabbis say a Jewish burial ground lies under a new wing that is being built. Other critics question links to art looted by the Nazis.
U.N. Rights Chief Says Unlocking Gunman’s iPhone Could Open ‘Pandora’s Box’
U.S. officials need to weigh the uncertain benefits against the broader implications of breaching personal security, the high commissioner said.
2 Italian Hostages in Libya Are Freed
Filippo Calcagno and Gino Pollicardo were released, but two other Italians captured with them, Fausto Piani and Salvatore Failla, appear to have been killed.
World Briefing: Turkey: Police Kill 2 Assailants
The police in Istanbul killed two women who had hidden inside a building after attacking officers with gunfire and a hand grenade, said Istanbul’s governor, Vasip Sahin.
World Briefing: Spain Seizes 20,000 Military Uniforms Bound for ISIS
The uniforms were part of a shipment declared as “secondhand clothing” and were hidden inside three shipping containers intercepted in the ports of Valencia and Algeciras.
E.U. Leader Sends Economic Migrants a Blunt Warning: Don’t Come
The remarks by Donald Tusk effectively signaled Europe’s determined turn away from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany’s approach to absorbing migrants.
Maryinka Journal: In Ukraine Towns Ravaged by War, Missionaries Find Fertile Ground
As Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists carry on an almost forgotten fight, several evangelical groups are staging a campaign of their own.
Op-Ed Columnist: Britain Needs Europe
Boris Johnson, who sees himself as a kind of James Bond against Brussels, has given the “Brexit” campaign a boost.
Eat: Greenpoint’s Culinary Ghosts
Learning to make bigos, a meat-and-sauerkraut dish, in Brooklyn.
Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Hits 9,160, U.N. Says
The number of casualties from fighting has fallen in recent months, a senior official said, but killings, abductions and torture are still being reported.
Germany to Continue Funding to Establish Provenance of Looted Art
The country’s culture minister, who is visiting the United States, said that the effort is “what we owe the victims.”
Facebook Faces German Antitrust Investigation
The move puts Facebook alongside other United States technology companies that have also faced antitrust investigations into their activities across the region.
Delmer Berg, Last Survivor of Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Dies at 100
Mr. Berg was one of nearly 3,000 quixotic young Americans who volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War.
Dick Bradsell, Bartender Who Helped Revive London Cocktail Scene, Dies at 56
Mr. Bradsell’s influence was felt throughout Britain and as far away as Australia thanks to bartenders trained by him or inspired by his creations.
Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-Year Prison Term for Ukrainian Pilot
Nadiya V. Savchenko, a helicopter pilot charged in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists, has become a symbol in the Ukraine conflict.
Greece Scrambles to Shelter Migrants in Limbo, and More Arriving
Camps have been opening in Greece at the rate of nearly one a day to house thousands of migrants who cannot move forward and cannot or will not go back.
Effort to Form a Government Fails in Spain
In Spain, the likelihood increases of new elections in June to help break the deadlock among the nation’s four main parties.
Jonathan Sacks, Britain’s Ex-Chief Rabbi, Wins Templeton Prize
The organization cited Rabbi Sacks’s efforts to counter religious extremism while “affirming life’s spiritual dimension.”
A Swedish Girl, ISIS and a Cautionary Tale of Global Terrorism
The story of Marilyn Nevalainen stands out as a rare case in which a young European went unwittingly into the heart of jihadist territory and was freed.
A Crackdown on Dissent in Turkey, Where Insulting the President Is a Crime
The justice minister revealed that 1,845 cases of insult crimes had been opened since August 2014, a reflection of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s authoritarian leadership style.
European Union Plans Aid Package to Help Trapped Migrants
The $760 million measure is the first emergency humanitarian program to be proposed by the 28-nation bloc to alleviate suffering inside its borders.
Prosecutors Lay Out Case Against Suspect in Destruction of Mali Shrines
Prosecutors in The Hague laid out charges in their first case involving Islamic extremism, accusing Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi of destroying shrines in Timbuktu.
Malian Jihadist Speaks at the Trial
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court accused Ahmed al-Faqi al-Mahdi of war crimes for attacking the centuries-old world heritage site of Timbuktu.
Italy Moves to Toughen Penalties for Olive Oil Fraud
The Italian Parliament passed decrees ordering the government to strengthen penalties beyond fines in an effort to bolster the “made in Italy” brand.
Dismantling Migrant Camp in Calais
As evacuation of a migrant camp in France continued, bulldozers ripped apart shelters. Many criticized the move.
Europe’s New Border Controls Exact a Cost
As the European Union grapples with the migration crisis, the resulting revival of checkpoints on vital transport routes threatens to cost billions of euros in lost business.
Memo From London: Britain’s Looming E.U. Referendum Exposes Tory Squabbles
The Conservative Party could be taking advantage of its first majority government since 1992, but is ripping itself apart over whether to stay in the European Union.
Britain Drops Case Against Last Suspect in 1998 Omagh Bombing
Charges against Seamus Daly over the attack in Northern Ireland that killed 29 were withdrawn because of doubts over the reliability of crucial evidence.
Spain’s Socialist Leader Has Chance, if Improbable, to Be Premier
Pedro Sánchez looked like a spent political force after a dismal election showing, but a fractured Parliament could yet vote him into power.
Russian Foreign Minister Calls for New Chemical Weapons Accord
Sergey V. Lavrov said the existing treaty was insufficient to address the rising use of those arms by terrorist groups.
Owner of N.Y.S.E. Confirms Interest in London Stock Exchange
The IntercontinentalExchange’s announcement came a week after the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse said they were in talks on a possible merger.
DealBook: ‘Brexit’ Vote and Donald Trump’s Surge Reflect Discontent
The outcome of Britain’s June 23 referendum is murky, but moves toward more extreme solutions may reflect a global sense of helplessness seen elsewhere.
Utilities Cautioned About Potential for a Cyberattack After Ukraine’s
Working remotely, attackers conducted “extensive reconnaissance” of the Ukraine power system’s networks, stole the credentials of operators and learned how to switch off the breakers, plunging more than 225,000 Ukrainians into darkness.
Australian Inquiry Puts a Top Aide to Pope on the Defensive
Cardinal George Pell, chosen by Francis to spearhead Vatican financial reform, is testifying voluntarily before a Royal Commission looking into child sexual abuse.
France Faces Protests as It Dismantles ‘Jungle’ Migrant Camp
Some migrants lit shacks on fire to protest their evictions as workers tore down tents and disassembled huts at the camp near Calais.
Riots Erupt on Greek Border
Conflict on the border with Macedonia surged as the Greek government warned that as many as 70,000 people could be trapped in the country within a month.
Hope and Fear Await a Basque Leader on His Release From Prison
The release of Arnaldo Otegi — jailed for his ties to an outlawed political party — and what it might mean for the Basque cause is raising alarm in Spain.
World Briefing: Woman Waving Child’s Severed Head Is Arrested in Moscow
Witnesses said a woman waved the severed head of a small child outside a Moscow subway station on Monday.
Riots Break Out Along Greece’s Border With Macedonia
Refugees hit a razor-wire fence separating the two countries with a battering ram after the Macedonian authorities sealed the frontier.
Donald Trump Elicits Shock and Biting Satire in European Media
Once dismissive of Mr. Trump’s presidential candidacy, European news media are adjusting to the prospect of a seemingly unstoppable Trump juggernaut.
With Humility, Starbucks to Enter Italian Market
Howard D. Schultz, head of the coffee chain, credits Italy’s distinct coffee culture for inspiring him to create the Starbucks of today.
Rescue Workers and Miners Are Killed in Russia Accident
Six rescue workers were killed on Sunday in a failed attempt to reach 26 stranded miners at a coal mine in Russia. The trapped miners were also declared dead.
Italy Growers Wary of Olive Oil Fraud as New Law Is Weighed
Olive oil producers in the nation are troubled by draft legislation that would tinker with penalties for passing off counterfeit olive oil and its origin.
Assassination of Putin Critic Remembered in Moscow
Tens of thousands of people joined a solemn march on Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of the assassination of Boris Y. Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader.
Early Tallies Show Irish Voters Rejecting Government
The governing coalition will lose too many seats in Parliament to retain power, but it is unclear if any party will have enough seats to form a government.
Elias Demetracopoulos, Journalist Who Linked Greek Junta to Nixon Campaign, Dies at 87
The enigmatic Mr. Demetracopoulos often exasperated the State Department, once sued the C.I.A. and was honored in his homeland as a champion of freedom.
Questions Nag in Sweden 30 Years After Leader’s Assassination
The unsolved shooting of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986 was a watershed moment in history that continues to fascinate and haunt the country.
Man Suspected of Having I.R.A. Ties Gets 18-Month Term for Tax Evasion
Thomas Murphy, believed to be an ex-leader of the Irish Republican Army and an ally of the Sinn Fein president, was sentenced by a three-judge panel.
Trial of 3 Friends Accused of Firebombing Refugees Exposes Far-Right Grip in Germany
As Germany struggles to absorb more than one million refugees, attacks against them present an increasingly pressing challenge for the authorities.
Teenage Girl Rescued From ISIS Returns Home to Sweden
Marilyn Nevalainen, now 16, left for Syria last year with her boyfriend, a Muslim she had met in Sweden. She eventually reached Mosul, Iraq.
World Briefing: Turkey: Court Says Officials Violated Rights of 2 Journalists
The country’s highest court paved the way for the release of the journalists, who were jailed on terrorism and espionage charges.
With No Unified Refugee Strategy, Europeans Fall Back on Old Alliances
Without an effective Europe-wide policy response, and facing growing public anger in many countries, Europe’s national leaders have splintered, searching for allies.
Italian Senate Approves Civil Unions for Gay Couples, but Not Adoptions
The bill passed handily once a provision allowing same-sex couples to adopt stepchildren was cut; gay rights advocates condemned the move.
Sinn Fein Gains Popularity in Ireland Through a Desire for Change
The party linked to the Irish Republican Army is poised to gain more seats in Parliament, riding a wave of dissatisfaction with austerity measures.
For Migrants in France’s ‘Jungle’ Camp, Mixed Legal Ruling
Faced with efforts by the government to level the settlement in Calais, a court said “living spaces” like shops and schools must be preserved.
Jimmy Savile Report Accuses BBC of Failing to Report Sexual Abuse
A three-year investigation concluded that the TV personality had raped at least eight people during his time at the company, including an 8-year-old.
Stirrings of Labor Unrest Awaken as Russia’s Economic Chill Sets In
In Nizhny Tagil, a city in the Ural Mountains, thousands of factory workers who once rallied behind Vladimir V. Putin in his campaign for the presidency now face idle assembly lines.
Austria and 9 Balkan States Agree on Steps to Address Refugee Crisis
The moves, by their foreign and interior ministers, came as Europe prepares for another surge in people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and beyond.
SuperReturn International: At Investors’ Conference in Germany, Tepid Support for U.S. Candidates
David M. Rubenstein of the Carlyle Group asked an audience at a conference to whom, among the presidential hopefuls, they would entrust their money.
Crackdowns on Protests Rise Across a Europe Increasingly Afraid of Terror
Spain’s arrests of two puppeteers are the latest in a string of prosecutions fueling a debate on whether freedom of speech is under threat in Europe.
Macedonia Postpones Elections Until June Amid Opposition Pressure
The move came in response to a boycott threat from parties demanding more time to put in place overhauls they said were needed to ensure a fair vote.
Ukraine Sings Its Frustration With Russia
The Ukrainian entry in the 2016 Eurovision song contest is the latest example of popular protest music aimed at Russia.
World Briefing: Spain: Arrests in ISIS Recruitment Case
Spanish and Moroccan police officers on Tuesday arrested four people suspected of being members of a cell that sought to recruit fighters.
World Briefing: Britain: Setback for Nurse With Ebola
The Royal Free Hospital in London has admitted a Scottish nurse who has already recovered from Ebola twice before for another “late complication.”
World Briefing: Italy: Court Faults Cleric’s Abduction
The cleric, Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, was seized on a street in Milan by C.I.A. operatives in 2003 and flown to Egypt, where, he said, he was tortured for more than seven months.
European Tech Scene Begins to Feel Silicon Valley’s Woes
As fears grow in the United States, European start-ups and venture capitalists say the problems are starting to spread across the Atlantic.
Letter From Europe: Russia and Germany Cling to Fragile Business Ties
Trade has dropped between the two countries, but some business leaders say they will keep talking and hope for better days.
Macedonia Bars Afghan Asylum Seekers, Stoking Violent Clashes
The Greek riot police forcibly removed protesters from train tracks at a border camp after Macedonia blocked Afghans from seeking political asylum.
News Analysis: Questions Linger Over Russia’s Endgame in Syria, Ukraine and Europe
A partial truce in Syria capped something of a foreign policy trifecta for President Vladimir V. Putin, but his goals are uncertain for all three.
As Museum Opening Nears, FIFA Puts New Business Ventures on Display
Soccer’s ruling body is set to open a museum on Sunday — two days after its presidential election — diversifying its portfolio and streams of income.
Itineraries: Norwegian Air Flies in the Face of the Trans-Atlantic Establishment
Norwegian Air Shuttle has quietly established a beachhead in the trans-Atlantic market by offering low-fare, no-frills service on long-haul flights.
Mobs in Ukraine Attack Russian Banks in Burst of ‘Office Pogroms’
The branch offices of three Russian banks were firebombed or looted over the weekend, and some of the attacks by Ukrainian nationalists.
World Briefing: Italy: American Drones to Get Base, Official Says
Italy has agreed to allow American armed drones to take off from an air base in Sicily to fight Islamic State extremists in Libya.
Russia Wants Closer Look From Above the U.S.
Russia has requested to upgrade the cameras it uses on sanctioned surveillance flights across the United States, which are part of a treaty.
Lech Walesa Files Made Public Despite Forgery Claims
Critics say the decision to release the files, which are unverified and indicate the former president was a Communist informer, is political.
Letter From Europe: A Turning Point for Syrian War, and U.S. Credibility
The former French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, accused President Obama of letting down the whole world by failing to attack Syria in August 2013.
Eric Brown, Record-Breaking British Pilot and World War II Hero, Dies at 97
In a career spanning the era of biplanes to the threshold of spaceflight, Captain Brown flew 487 types of aircraft, more than any pilot in history.
Refugee Influx in Germany Sets Off a Brooding Cultural Debate
From the Berlin film festival to theater stages to journals, cultural commentators are debating the nation’s identity as the country struggles with a migrant crisis.
Political Memo: London Mayor Joins Chorus Demanding Exit From E.U.
The announcement by Mayor Boris Johnson, one of the Conservative Party’s most popular figures, is a new challenge for Prime Minister David Cameron.
Fighting in Ukraine Picks Up Sharply
A resumption of hostilities suggests that Russia, which supports the rebels, is willing to sustain the conflict there as well as in Syria.
Wales Journal: Welsh Town Leads a British Revolt Against the Tax System and Corporations
Crickhowell, population 2,063, has become famous for being one of Britain’s last holdouts against the encroachment of big retail chains.
Renato Bialetti, Italian Marketer, Dies at 93
Mr. Bialetti created a marketing campaign that popularized the Moka Express, and led to it becoming a fixture in nearly every kitchen in Italy with sales around the world.
Serbian Hostages Killed in U.S. Airstrikes Against ISIS in Libya
The deaths of two Serbian Embassy employees drew protests from Serbia and raised questions about the American intelligence that led to the strikes.
British Prime Minister Announces E.U. Referendum Date
Britons will vote on June 23 on whether to stay in the European Union or to quit, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday, a decision that could have momentous consequences for Britain and Europe.
After Paris Terror Attacks, France Struggles With Faith on the Job
France’s brand of secularism discourages, and sometimes bans, public religious expression, making workplaces prone to misunderstandings.
In Britain, a Green Utility Company Sees Winds of Change
Instead of doubling down on renewable power after the United Nations climate accord in Paris, the utility, SSE, is rethinking its energy mix.
Obscure Kurdish Group Claims Hand in Bombing Turks
The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed 28 in Turkey’s capital, but Turkey’s leaders continued to blame a different Kurdish group, an ally of the United States.
Umberto Eco, 84, Best-Selling Academic Who Navigated Two Worlds, Dies
Mr. Eco was an expert in the arcane field of semiotics whose seven works of fiction included the blockbuster medieval mystery “The Name of the Rose.”
Brother of Mohammed Merah, Killer in 2012 Attacks in France, May Face Trial
The Paris prosecutor said that Abdelkader Merah helped plan the killings of three soldiers and four civilians, including three children, in southwestern France.
E.U. Deal Clears Path for British Referendum on Membership
Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to a package of concessions that clear the way for him to call for a vote in Britain on whether to cut ties to the union.
News Analysis: Francis and Trump: Populist Leaders Preaching Divergent Messages
Pope Francis and Donald J. Trump each has diagnosed similar societal issues, seeking followers in seas churning with anger, dislocation, spiritual alienation and economic inequality.
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