Omega-Pharma's Matteo Trentin handed Italy its maiden win of the 100th Tour de France when he beat Swiss Michael Albasini and American Andrew Talansky in a sprint finish at the end of an entertaining 14th stage on Saturday.
France's national rail company SNCF said on Saturday a train crash near Paris on Friday evening was caused by a fault in the tracks, as details began to emerge on the accident's six victims, two of whom were a couple aged in their 80s.
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The second round of Euro 2013 matches are set to be played out in the scorching sunshine with Sweden's evening clash with Finland in Gothenburg set to be played in balmy temperatures.
Swiss authorities have returned a pre-Columbian ceramic jug to Peru after police caught someone trying to sell it over the internet.
The case of fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden shows the need to protect whistleblowers, also from within intelligence agencies, who disclose human rights violations, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said in Geneva on Friday.
German automaker Daimler held to its full-year forecasts on Friday, saying that business in the second quarter was in line with expectations.
Saturday's 14th stage of the Tour de France, the last before the much anticipated ride to the legendary Mont Ventoux, sees the race return to Lyon for the first time in a decade.
Ratings agency Fitch downgraded France from the top AAA credit rating on Friday, citing a heavier government debt load and poor prospects for growth.
Germany on Friday called for the release of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi amid mounting tensions between supporters and opponents over his overthrow.
Investigators worked Saturday to determine the cause of a train crash near Paris that claimed six lives as the French transport minister warned that more victims could yet be found.
A 29-year-old Swedish man has died after his parachute failed to open during a 100 metre base jump in Nazaré in Portugal.
Seven people were take to hospital after a two cars collided at an intersection in Örebro in central Sweden on Friday.