With most votes counted across the continent of a half billion people, Mateo Salvini's hardline League party emerged as the largest in Italy, while Marine Le Pen inflicted a painful defeat on pro-European French President Emmanuel Macron.
The country has the highest number of citizens who joined Daesh in Syria and Iraq among EU members nations.
More than 650 people have been evacuated from their homes in the region, according to police, while more than 1,400 were without electricity.
An inventor in Belgium has created moveable barriers that he says could help prevent attacks terrorists carry out with ordinary vehicles.
A quarter of all glyphosate in France is used in the wine industry, despite it accounting for only six percent of the country's agriculture. Glyphosate, which the UN says causes cancer, is a key ingredient in Monsanto's weed-killer Roundup.
Rights groups have criticised France's new anti-terror bill, with Human Rights Watch calling the measures a "normalisation of emergency powers."
The vote came a day after Israel and the US said they’re pulling out of the organisation. Azoulay's first job will be to find ways to plug budget shortfalls after losing $80 million in annual US funding.
More than half the catch brought ashore at the Belgian port of Ostend is from British waters. Unless the UK agrees to stick to EU fishing rules after Brexit, all this could be lost.
The European Commission Competition says Google has "abused its market dominance" as the world's most popular search engine to give illegal advantage to its own shopping service.
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