Ivory Coast forward Giovanni Sio is joining Swiss champions FC Basel from Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg for an undisclosed fee, the German club says.
The Swiss government is urging voters to maintain the country's compulsory military service when they head to the polls next month for a referendum on the issue.
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French President François Hollande set his cabinet homework recently to predict what France will be like in 2025. People often say change occurs in France at the pace of escargots but here The Local peers into our crystal ball to look at ten ways the country may have evolved by 2025. Let us know your predictions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for vigilance against far-right extremism in Europe on Saturday, ahead of a visit to a former Nazi concentration camp.
The Moderates will push for the introduction of a fifth round of earned income tax credits, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said Saturday ahead of budget negotiations with Alliance coalition partners.
Swiss police have arrested a gang of fake officers who stole tens of thousands of dollars from tourists in the Lake Geneva area this summer.
Thousands of Spaniards in the depressed southern region of Andalusia are queueing up to play the role of slaves in film-maker Ridley Scott's Biblical epic "Exodus", hoping for a way out of unemployment.
British Prime Minister David Cameron called on European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso on Friday to send monitors to observe "politically motivated" checks at Spain's border with Gibraltar as soon as possible.
Brazilian international midfielder Luiz Gustavo has completed his transfer from European champions Bayern Munich to Bundesliga rivals Wolfsburg, thwarting London club Arsenal in their hunt for the 26-year-old.
Egypt's tourism industry was facing meltdown on Friday as France, Britain, Italy and a slew of other governments advised visitors to stay in their hotels and tour operators began cancelling trips to the crisis-hit country.
Irish low cost airline Ryanair deleted the data from the black box of an aircraft involved in an emergency landing at Skavsta Airport near Stockholm in 2011, according to an official report into the incident.
Swedish fashion retailer Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) said Friday it would expand its network of suppliers to Ethiopia, after concentrating 80 percent of its production in Asian countries.