Utøya survivor to be deported for refugee lie
Norway

Utøya survivor to be deported for refugee lie

A survivor of the 2011 Utøya massacre is to be expelled from Norway, after he admitted that he had lied his way into the country as a refugee eleven years ago.

Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt
Sweden

Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt

Trains and trams in Gothenburg, western Sweden, were temporarily ground to a halt after a man wearing only his underwear was spotted wandering the tracks. A helicopter was sent out to find him but the exhibitionist wasn't tracked down

Nazi war criminal gets Italian memorial
Italy

Nazi war criminal gets Italian memorial

The memorial service for Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke will be held in Italy, his lawyer told AFP Saturday after Argentina, where the former SS officer wished to be buried, refused to accept his body.

France charges Al-Qaeda 9/11 suspect
France

France charges Al-Qaeda 9/11 suspect

French-Algerian Naamen Meziche, who is suspected of Al-Qaeda ties and was deported from Pakistan this week, has been charged with terror offences French judicial officials said on Saturday.

Unemployment rises again in Sweden
Sweden

Unemployment rises again in Sweden

Over 400,000 people remain out of work according to the latest unemployment figures released by the Swedish employment agency with Trollhättan on the west coast worst affected with a 15.7 rate compared to 8.5% nationally.

French club snaps up €20K old goalposts
France

French club snaps up €20K old goalposts

French Ligue 1 club St. Etienne confirmed on Friday they have bought Hampden's famous old square goalposts for €20,000, symbol of their 1-0 defeat in the 1976 European Cup final to Bayern Munich.

Spain stalls on Franco-era crimes probe
Spain

Spain stalls on Franco-era crimes probe

Spain is resisting probing the forced disappearance of thousands of people during its 1936-39 Civil War and the Franco dictatorship that followed despite a UN call for it to act.

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards
Sweden

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

A hospital in southern Sweden is to introduce VIP cards for patients in order to relieve the pressure on emergency room staff and ensure those who are most ill are seen faster.

Norwegian teen stabs three-year-old to death
Norway

Norwegian teen stabs three-year-old to death

A teenager in Norway has killed a three-year-old living in foster care with his family, in a rare case of juvenile crime in the country. The minor, 13, confessed to the crime but due to his young age cannot be prosecuted.

Dozens dead in new boat migrant tragedy
Italy

Dozens dead in new boat migrant tragedy

Close to 200 survivors, plucked from the sea after their overloaded boat sank in the latest deadly migrant tragedy to hit the Mediterranean, arrived in Malta on Saturday following a sinking which killed dozens off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

Four jailed for week-long exorcism ‘kidnap’
France

Four jailed for week-long exorcism ‘kidnap’

A French court on Friday sentenced four people to between three and six years in jail over a violent, crucifixion-style exorcism carried out on a 19-year-old woman.

Joachim Löw keen on Swede revenge
Germany

Joachim Löw keen on Swede revenge

Coach Joachim Löw has said Germany have a score to settle against Sweden on Tuesday having already secured their place at the World Cup following a 3-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland.

Argentina refuses Nazi criminal’s remains
Germany

Argentina refuses Nazi criminal’s remains

Argentina will not accept the remains of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke who died in Italy, officials in Buenos Aires said on Friday following his death.

Zlatan fires Sweden into World Cup play-offs
Sweden

Zlatan fires Sweden into World Cup play-offs

Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to his country's rescue to score a late winner against Austria which booked Sweden a World Cup play-off place for next year's finals in Brazil.