10/22/2013 3:23amCo-operative Group, the U.K.'s biggest mutual business, says it will retain "effective control" of its banking unit after agreeing to a restructuring that will give bondholders a 70 percent stake in the lender.
10/22/2013 3:31amRoyal KPN NV, the Dutch telecommunications company that rejected a takeover bid by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim this month, reported a large loss for the third quarter, citing weak business conditions, high investment costs, and an accounting charge.
10/22/2013 3:47amThe European Union's top court has upheld a law giving a German government authority a blocking minority in Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker.
10/22/2013 4:37amA prominent British disc jockey has pleaded not guilty to more than a dozen charges of indecent assault.
10/22/2013 6:37amFaced with a U.N. review of its human rights, China acknowledged Tuesday that it still faces shortcomings but insists it has reduced poverty and has deepened judicial reforms and protections of ethnic minorities.
10/22/2013 6:47amFacebook says it's working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos on the site.
10/22/2013 7:05amThe head of the Council of Europe said Tuesday that other European countries should do more to share the burden of tackling illegal migration to the continent, a problem that has disproportionately affected the continent's southern countries.
10/22/2013 7:40amAung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize laureate and long-time political prisoner, has finally collected the European Union's 1990 Sakharov Prize for human rights.
10/22/2013 7:51amGermany's opposition warned Tuesday that the country's Parliament could become redundant because a planned left-right government would have enough seats to rule almost unchallenged.
10/22/2013 8:50amAn Italian newspaper reports that a court has more than cut in half the alimony ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi must pay to his second wife, Veronica Lario.
10/22/2013 9:13amBabies often receive flowers at their christening.
10/22/2013 9:29amRussian security forces hunted on Tuesday for the husband of a bomber who blew herself up on a bus in southern Russia, killing six people and wounding more than 30. They also raised the possibility that Moscow, not Volgograd, was the bomber's original target.
10/22/2013 9:42amIrish police have seized a young blonde girl from a Romanian Gypsy family in Dublin in a move spurred by a similar case in Greece.
10/22/2013 10:19amThe Norwegian government said Tuesday it has frozen its donations to a South Korea-based environmental organization after reports emerged that its chairman spent huge sums on flights and food.
10/22/2013 11:03amThe Vatican on Tuesday quashed hopes that there might be some wiggle room on one of its longstanding rules about the indissolubility of marriage, making clear that a recent German initiative on the matter was contrary to church teaching.
10/22/2013 11:23amThe Vatican served tea and cucumber sandwiches Tuesday as it launched its first cricket club, an initiative aimed at forging ties with teams of other faiths.
10/22/2013 2:05pmNorway is considering a request to take the bulk of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile for eventual destruction, an official said Tuesday.
10/22/2013 3:09pmPresident Barack Obama has promised an investigation into spying the U.S. reportedly did on Mexico's presidential email system, Mexico's top diplomat told reporters Tuesday. The White House said Mexico's concerns would be addressed as part of a broader examination of U.S. intelligence gathering.