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    Swarm of drones lights up the night

    Swarm of drones lights up the night


    In mid-August, just after sunset, the skies over Amsterdam were lit by a swarm of 300 glowing drones moving through the night in a tightly choreographed...

    In mid-August, just after sunset, the skies over Amsterdam were lit by a swarm of 300 glowing drones moving through the night in a tightly choreographed spectacle.
    Artificial 'gills' for humans could become a reality

    Artificial 'gills' for humans could become a reality


    Breathing underwater, without the help of voluminous equipment, seems as unrealistic as flying overseas must have before the first non-stop transatlantic...

    Breathing underwater, without the help of voluminous equipment, seems as unrealistic as flying overseas must have before the first non-stop transatlantic flight.
    NASA backs designs for 3D-printed homes on Mars

    NASA backs designs for 3D-printed homes on Mars


    Research and architecture studio AI Space Factory has designed a 3D-printed house for the surface of Mars -- and it looks like a...

    Research and architecture studio AI Space Factory has designed a 3D-printed house for the surface of Mars -- and it looks like a beehive.
    Watch how a firework is made

    Watch how a firework is made


    For centuries, fireworks have been used to mark major events around the world: the births of nations, weddings, birthdays, funerals and New Year's...

    For centuries, fireworks have been used to mark major events around the world: the births of nations, weddings, birthdays, funerals and New Year's celebrations.
    Brexit battle: UK-EU barbs descend into cherry row

    Brexit battle: UK-EU barbs descend into cherry row


    Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged European Union leaders to get the "tone" right in their negotiations with the UK over Brexit following a social media post by European Council President Donald...

    Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged European Union leaders to get the "tone" right in their negotiations with the UK over Brexit following a social media post by European Council President Donald Tusk.
    Fruit farmers feel squeeze as Brexit looms

    Fruit farmers feel squeeze as Brexit looms


    Britain relies on seasonal workers from Romania and Bulgaria to pick its fruit -- but they are in increasingly short supply. With Brexit looming, UK farmers are worried the situation may...

    Britain relies on seasonal workers from Romania and Bulgaria to pick its fruit -- but they are in increasingly short supply. With Brexit looming, UK farmers are worried the situation may worsen.
    Lawyer: Austrian journalist formally arrested in Turkey

    Lawyer: Austrian journalist formally arrested in Turkey


    An Austrian journalist who was detained in Turkey 10 days ago has been formally arrested along with two Turkish citizens on political charges, their lawyer...

    An Austrian journalist who was detained in Turkey 10 days ago has been formally arrested along with two Turkish citizens on political charges, their lawyer says.
    Germany: Rocket tests cause weeks-long moorland fire

    Germany: Rocket tests cause weeks-long moorland fire


    Prosecutors are investigating the German armed forces after a fire caused by military rocket tests almost three weeks ago continued to burn across a moorland in northern Germany, a military spokesperson told CNN on...

    Prosecutors are investigating the German armed forces after a fire caused by military rocket tests almost three weeks ago continued to burn across a moorland in northern Germany, a military spokesperson told CNN on Friday.
    Brexit was sold by 'liars' and Britain's exit plan is unworkable, UK told

    Brexit was sold by 'liars' and Britain's exit plan is unworkable, UK told


    If Theresa May hoped that a two-day summit with European leaders in the birthplace of Mozart would bring harmony to the fraught Brexit process, she will have left sorely...

    If Theresa May hoped that a two-day summit with European leaders in the birthplace of Mozart would bring harmony to the fraught Brexit process, she will have left sorely disappointed.
    UK fighter jets intercept Russian bombers over North Sea

    UK fighter jets intercept Russian bombers over North Sea


    UK fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers encroaching on its airspace Thursday, Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) ...

    UK fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers encroaching on its airspace Thursday, Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
    Germany approves arms sales to Saudi Arabia, breaking coalition promise

    Germany approves arms sales to Saudi Arabia, breaking coalition promise


    The German government approved the delivery of controversial weapons systems to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jordan, despite a January ban on arms sales to countries embroiled in the bloody conflict in Yemen, a German lawmaker said...

    The German government approved the delivery of controversial weapons systems to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jordan, despite a January ban on arms sales to countries embroiled in the bloody conflict in Yemen, a German lawmaker said Thursday.
    Brexit talks are running out of time, top EU official warns

    Brexit talks are running out of time, top EU official warns


    European Council President Donald Tusk warned that time is running out and there are still huge hurdles to face before a divorce agreement can be reached between the United Kingdom and the European...

    European Council President Donald Tusk warned that time is running out and there are still huge hurdles to face before a divorce agreement can be reached between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
    Woman prosecuted over abortion pills appeals

    Woman prosecuted over abortion pills appeals


    A court in Northern Ireland will hear a landmark abortion case Thursday as a woman appeals the decision to prosecute her for buying abortion pills for her 15-year-old daughter in...

    A court in Northern Ireland will hear a landmark abortion case Thursday as a woman appeals the decision to prosecute her for buying abortion pills for her 15-year-old daughter in 2013.
    Thousands demand bus driver not be fired for slapping teen

    Thousands demand bus driver not be fired for slapping teen


    More than 290,000 people have signed a petition in support of a Paris bus driver facing disciplinary action after he was filmed slapping a...

    More than 290,000 people have signed a petition in support of a Paris bus driver facing disciplinary action after he was filmed slapping a teenager.
    Under-fire German spy chief's 'promotion' sparks outrage

    Under-fire German spy chief's 'promotion' sparks outrage


    Politicians across the spectrum have expressed outrage at the apparent promotion of Germany's spy chief who was removed from his post following allegations of far-right...

    Politicians across the spectrum have expressed outrage at the apparent promotion of Germany's spy chief who was removed from his post following allegations of far-right sympathies.
    Ireland repeals amendment banning abortion

    Ireland repeals amendment banning abortion


    Ireland's President formally repealed a constitutional amendment that banned abortion in the country, following a resounding referendum vote in favor of changing the...

    Ireland's President formally repealed a constitutional amendment that banned abortion in the country, following a resounding referendum vote in favor of changing the law.
    Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov was probably poisoned, German medics say

    Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov was probably poisoned, German medics say


    German doctors say there is a "high plausibility" that a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot, who was taken ill in Russia last week, was...

    German doctors say there is a "high plausibility" that a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot, who was taken ill in Russia last week, was poisoned.
    German spy chief accused of far-right sympathies removed from post

    German spy chief accused of far-right sympathies removed from post


    The head of Germany's domestic spy agency has been removed after accusations of showing sympathy for the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), government spokesman Steffen Seibert said...

    The head of Germany's domestic spy agency has been removed after accusations of showing sympathy for the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), government spokesman Steffen Seibert said Tuesday.
    Russia Fast Facts

    Russia Fast Facts


    See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land...

    See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area.
    Sophia Loren Fast Facts

    Sophia Loren Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of award-winning screen legend Sophia...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of award-winning screen legend Sophia Loren.
    Lech Walesa Fast Facts

    Lech Walesa Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Lech Walesa and learn about the life of the former president of...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Lech Walesa and learn about the life of the former president of Poland.
    Pussy Riot: 'Poisoned' activist flown to Berlin for medical treatment

    Pussy Riot: 'Poisoned' activist flown to Berlin for medical treatment


    A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot has arrived in Berlin for medical treatment, following what the activists claim was a suspected poisoning in Moscow last...

    A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot has arrived in Berlin for medical treatment, following what the activists claim was a suspected poisoning in Moscow last week.