UK, Europe News Brief (Oct. 26)

In the face of widespread criticism for his crackdown on Islamic separatism, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter: “We will not give in ever.”

Factory workers and students in Belarus are striking after their demands for President Alexander Lukashenko to resign are ignored.

A constitutional court decision outlawing abortions desired because of birth defects has triggered demonstrations across Poland.

The crisis on a Greek-operated oil tanker ended after seven stowaways were detained by British Special Forces in the English channel.

Race car driver Lewis Hamilton overtook Michael Schumacher as the most successful formula, in terms of race wins.

Famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed on the steps of Sicily’s Noto cathedral on Saturday evening.

French land artist Saype debuts his latest frescoes of interlocking hands in Istanbul.