A Spanish diver drowned on Saturday while taking part in preparations to re-float the shipwrecked Concordia cruise liner off the Italian coast, the ANSA news agency reported.
Luis Aragones, the coach of Spain's 2008 European Championship-winning side, died on Saturday at the age of 75, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced.
Valencia inflicted Barcelona's first league defeat at the Camp Nou since April 2012 as they came from behind to win 3-2 on Saturday.
A brilliant late Gael Fickou try helped France to a stunning 26-24 win over England in the Six Nations on Saturday. Read about the dramatic Six Nations opener here.
Germany booked their Davis Cup quarter-final berth on Saturday as Tommy Haas and Philipp Kohlschreiber paired up to give the hosts an unassailable 3-0 lead over Spain.
A Ukrainian opposition activist who says he was abducted and tortured is allowed to leave the country if he wants, Germany's foreign minister said Saturday, citing his Ukrainian counterpart.
France won Saturday's doubles to take an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia and seal their place in the Davis Cup World Group quarter-finals.
A French woman and four others detained in Malaysia on suspicion of growing cannabis could face the death penalty after police said Saturday they were "very likely" to be charged with drug trafficking.
Heavy rains and windstorms battered Italy on Saturday, swelling rivers and flooding fields and roads, while alpine areas saw abundant snow.
Italian police have recovered part of a religious relic stained with Polish pope John Paul II's blood that was thrown away by thieves thinking it worthless, the Italian press reported on Saturday.
Thousands of pro-choice campaigners converged on the Spanish capital Saturday to voice their opposition to a government plan to restrict access to abortion in the mainly Catholic country.
Malaysia's prime minister has offered help to a Muslim couple detained in Sweden for hitting their son, in a case that has provoked an outcry in the Southeast Asian country.
Runa the dog is barking again after being discovered in the smashed car, which the animal had been hiding in for a week, after a serious road accident in central Sweden.
The European Court of Human Rights has stepped in to block a deportation by the Swedish Migration Board of an 18-year-old Ethiopian girl, who has resided in Sweden for the past six years, in a move that has been hailed by her lawyer.
Swiss mining giant Glencore Xstrata is expected to pull out of a $5.9 billion gold-copper mining project in the Philippines, its Australian partner Indophil said.
Pro-choice supporters were set to converge on Madrid's streets Saturday to voice their opposition to a government plan to restrict access to abortion.
Germany's president and foreign minister on Friday met Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who said they had spoken out in support of his people's "fight for freedoms and liberties."
Germany are set to get a helping hand from their old sporting rivals, England, on the rugby pitch.
One lucky French lottery player scooped a EuroMillions jackpot worth over €72 million on Friday, organisers La Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) said.
Two French high school students who ran away to fight in Syria were charged by a special anti-terrorism judge Friday, a rare step for suspects who are minors.
The Premier League club snapped up the Sweden midfielder on loan until the end of the season from Russian club Spartak Moscow on transfer deadline day.