PSG crowned French champions after 1-0 win
France

PSG crowned French champions after 1-0 win

Big spenders Paris Saint-Germain were crowned champions of France's Ligue 1 on Sunday for the first time in 19 years after a 1-0 win at Lyon. Jeremy Menez scored in the second half to hand PSG the crucial victory and spark celebrations in Paris.

Wawrinka succumbs to Nadal in Madrid Masters
Switzerland

Wawrinka succumbs to Nadal in Madrid Masters

Rafael Nadal claimed a third Madrid Masters title with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.

Swedish kids start daycare earlier: report
Sweden

Swedish kids start daycare earlier: report

Over half of Swedish one-year-olds attended daycare in 2012, a 17 percent increase in comparison with 2005, according to new figures from the National Agency for Education (Skolverket).

Swedish boat accident clouds America’s Cup
Sweden

Swedish boat accident clouds America’s Cup

America's Cup officials pressed on Saturday with their probe of the capsizing of a catamaran that killed Briton Andrew Simpson, seeking answers to keep world sailing's most prestigious event afloat.

Carlos the Jackal back in court in France
France

Carlos the Jackal back in court in France

Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the convicted killer known to the world as Carlos the Jackal, returns to court on Monday in a bid to overturn his conviction for masterminding a deadly series of bombings on French soil.

The fashion guru whose real passion was sport
Italy

The fashion guru whose real passion was sport

He may have founded one of the most influential fashion empires of all time but Ottavio Missoni’s real passion – say his friends – was sport. The designer and former Olympic hurdler – who died this week, aged 92 – is our Italian Face of the Week.

Barca reject calls for change after title triumph
Spain

Barca reject calls for change after title triumph

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has hailed the club's players after they sealed their fourth La Liga title in five years on Saturday night.

Firemen free toy-seeking toddler stuck in parasol
Germany

Firemen free toy-seeking toddler stuck in parasol

After a long winter most Germans are happy to be sporting sun hats, rather than scarves, to guard against the elements. But for a 2-year-old Bavarian, summer accessorising went awry when she got stuck in a parasol.

West tested drugs on ‘50,000 East Germans’
Germany

West tested drugs on ‘50,000 East Germans’

Western drug companies tested pharmaceuticals on more than 50,000 people in the former communist East Germany, often without the knowledge of patients, several of whom died, Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.

Düsseldorf police hunt for serial arsonist
Germany

Düsseldorf police hunt for serial arsonist

Authorities believe a serial arsonist is responsible for starting several fires in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) over the last few weeks.The latest blaze, which broke out on Friday night, destroyed a gazebo.

Insider predicts shoe prices to take hike
Germany

Insider predicts shoe prices to take hike

Rising wages in China and an increase in the cost of raw materials will push up the price of shoes, the German head of Deichmann, Europe’s largest footwear manufacturer, said this week.

Top-selling ‘Bild’ tabloid to slash staff figures
Germany

Top-selling ‘Bild’ tabloid to slash staff figures

Top German tabloid Bild could cut up to 200 jobs at its print edition to make savings worth €20 million, it emerged on Saturday. Planned restructuring could force some print edition staff to accept less favourable conditions.

Refuse tip fire smokes out Stockholm
Sweden

Refuse tip fire smokes out Stockholm

Smoke billowing from a fire at a refuse station in southern Stockholm has caused a slew of calls from concerned residents across the city to the emergency services.

Bayern fans celebrate Bundesliga win
Germany

Bayern fans celebrate Bundesliga win

The race for the final Champions League qualifying place from the Bundesliga will go down to the wire after Schalke 04 slipped up on Saturday as Bayern Munich finally got their hands on the championship trophy.

Rail traffic delays after goods train derails
Sweden

Rail traffic delays after goods train derails

Rail traffic in northern Sweden will suffer interruptions this week after a goods train derailed between Älvsbyn and Jörn on Saturday.

Volunteers join search for missing woman
Sweden

Volunteers join search for missing woman

Volunteers are on Sunday set to continue the search for a 20-year-old woman who went missing near Boden in northern Sweden last week while police investigate a suspected abduction.

Malaga coach Pellegrini to join Man City: reports
Spain

Malaga coach Pellegrini to join Man City: reports

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini is in line to take over at Manchester City next season according to reports emerging from Spain.

France indicts six ETA suspects

France indicts six ETA suspects

French anti-terrorism judges on Saturday indicted six suspected ETA members described as the logistical core of the Basque separatist group, a judicial source said.