Bayern defeat Dortmund in Wembley thriller
Germany

Bayern defeat Dortmund in Wembley thriller

Arjen Robben scored a heart-stopping 89th-minute winner to earn Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 win over German rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday after a thrilling Champions League final at London's Wembley Stadium.

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Sweden

Police hunt man after woman found dead

Police are hunting a 40-year-old man after a woman was found dead in a suburb of Stockholm on Saturday.

Chinese premier slams EU on solar panel tax
Switzerland

Chinese premier slams EU on solar panel tax

China's Premier Li Keqiang in Switzerland slammed the European Union for plans to probe the country's telecom products and impose taxes on its solar panels, Chinese state media reported on Saturday.

Parent patrols help quell Stockholm riots
Sweden

Parent patrols help quell Stockholm riots

Parents and volunteers have been patrolling the streets of Stockholm's immigrant-heavy suburbs to help quell riots that have raged for almost a week, serving as a successful deterrent to troublemakers and winning praise from police.

Chinese premier visit to strengthen trade ties
Germany

Chinese premier visit to strengthen trade ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday as the two export powerhouses seek to further strengthen economic ties amid brewing trade spats between Beijing and the EU.

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice
Germany

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday called on Germans to fight prejudice against immigrants ahead of next week's integration summit.

Skyscraper festival hits new heights in Frankfurt
Germany

Skyscraper festival hits new heights in Frankfurt

Frankfurt city skyline is being celebrated this weekend with a skyscraper extravaganza. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to witness spectacular events, daring feats and music in the sky.

Two cars collide as elk gives birth on road
Sweden

Two cars collide as elk gives birth on road

Two cars collided on a road between Trollhättan and Vänersborg in western Sweden on Friday afternoon due to an elk having chosen the unusual spot to give birth to a calf.

Hundreds flee floods in Norway
Norway

Hundreds flee floods in Norway

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in parts of Norway because of flooding caused by heavy rainfall aggravated by the spring melting of snow in the mountains.

Noah dismisses home French Open hopes
France

Noah dismisses home French Open hopes

Yannick Noah believes that none of the current crop of French tennis players are capable of matching his exploit in winning the French Open 30 years ago.

Police put Germany on terror alert for CL final
Germany

Police put Germany on terror alert for CL final

German security services have been put on high alert after picking up terror warnings for public viewings of Saturday night's all-German Champions League final.

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Sweden

Dad slams booze delivery to 10-year-old son

Express delivery firm DHL has been criticised for having handed over a load of alcohol ordered from Germany to a 10-year-old boy in southern Sweden who was home alone at the time.

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide
Germany

Helicopter sprays 220 kids with insecticide

15 young children were taken to hospital late on Friday after bug-busting authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia accidentally dumped toxic insecticide over a primary school during playtime.

The ‘Grillini’ are not puppets, supporters say
Italy

The ‘Grillini’ are not puppets, supporters say

Thousands of people gathered near the Colosseum in Rome on Friday night as former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi whipped up support for his party’s candidate, the incumbent city mayor Gianni Alemanno, ahead of this weekend’s mayoral elections.

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults
Germany

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults

The head of the German central Bundesbank Jens Weidmann said on Friday that eurozone countries should be able to default, a possibility which the EU has gone to great lengths to avoid during the current crisis.

Bankia sells US arm to Chile’s BCI for €683m
Spain

Bankia sells US arm to Chile’s BCI for €683m

Spain's bailed-out lender Bankia on Friday announced it would sell City National Bank of Florida to Chile's BCI for around €683 million euros ($883 million).

IMF’s Lagarde in 12 hour court grilling
France

IMF’s Lagarde in 12 hour court grilling

IMF chief Christine Lagarde's future was at stake Friday as French prosecutors grilled her for a second day to decide if she should be charged over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon when she was finance minister.

Mobile app to help fight against racism in France
France

Mobile app to help fight against racism in France

A French anti-racism association is launching a mobile application it hopes will help eradicate racist graffiti by enabling users to take photos of offensive tags, geo-locate them and get them removed.

Stockholm riots spread west on sixth night
Sweden

Stockholm riots spread west on sixth night

Stockholm experienced a sixth straight night of riots early Saturday, with cars torched in several immigrant-dominated suburbs, as Britain and the United States warned against travelling to the hotspots.