The tradition of Santa Claus and his helpers with their faces painted black wearing Afro wigs has delivered a racism debate in Holland.
On the day she disappeared Madeleine McCann asked her parents a question: “Why didn’t you come when Sean and I cried last night?”
Latest appeal is the parents' best - and most likely their last - hope to find out through police work what happened to their daughter.
Kate McCann said she wants to defend herself in open court over claims made by the Portuguese police officer who led the hunt for Madeleine.
New mobile phone traffic data identified in Praia da Luz, Portugal, at the time of Madeleine McCann's disappearance is significant.
Arrests of members of the far-right Golden Dawn party by Greek police are one of the most significant moments in the country's history.
The International Criminal Court has adjourned the trial of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto to allow him to deal with events back home.
The brother of a waiter whose body has not been recovered from the Costa Concordia, hopes the search team will find his remains.
The £500m final attempt to right the Costa Concordia begins today. Rescue workers are prioritising the recovery of two remaining bodies.
Gibraltar's chief minister is to meet David Cameron amid allegations that Spanish border police have come under attack from angry motorists.