Son of Monaco princess weds near Gstaad
Switzerland

Son of Monaco princess weds near Gstaad

Andrea Casiraghi, the eldest son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, was married to his partner Tatiana Santo Domingo in a religious ceremony at a church in Rougemont in the canton of Vaud over the weekend.

Thousands march in France for ‘family values’
France

Thousands march in France for ‘family values’

Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris and Lyon on Sunday against new laws easing abortion restrictions and legalising gay marriage, accusing French President Francois Hollande's government of "family phobia".

German kidnapped in Yemen by tribesmen
Germany

German kidnapped in Yemen by tribesmen

A German citizen snatched from the Yemeni capital is being held in a tribal region to the east, a foreign ministry official told AFP on Sunday.

Man arrested after bomb threat on plane
Sweden

Man arrested after bomb threat on plane

Police at Arlanda airport in Stockholm have arrested a man who attempted to enter the cockpit of a plane destined for Sweden claiming he had a bomb.

Swedish fishermen quitting jobs in droves
Sweden

Swedish fishermen quitting jobs in droves

Fishermen in Sweden are turning their backs on their trawlers according to new figures which reveal that a third of them have quit their jobs over the past 12 years as the industry continues to take a battering.

Policeman forced to bring sick kids to court
Sweden

Policeman forced to bring sick kids to court

A Swedish police officer has hit out at the justice system after he was forced to bring his two sick children to court so he could testify after being threatened with a fine.

Swedish egg thief poached by law
Sweden

Swedish egg thief poached by law

A Swedish man has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing thousands of nests of eggs including large quantities from protected species of bird.

Swiss slay Serbia to advance in Davis Cup
Switzerland

Swiss slay Serbia to advance in Davis Cup

Switzerland sealed a Davis Cup quarter-final berth when a win in Saturday's doubles gave them an unbeatable 3-0 lead over last season's finalists Serbia.

Spanish theatre a symbol of Tangiers’ rich past
Spain

Spanish theatre a symbol of Tangiers’ rich past

A century after it was built, the Cervantes theatre in Tangiers, once a symbol of the famed Moroccan city's cultural vibrancy, is derelict and risks disappearing altogether, eclipsed by flashy new developments.

Spanish diver dies during Costa Concordia salvage
Spain

Spanish diver dies during Costa Concordia salvage

A Spanish diver drowned Saturday while taking part in preparations to re-float the shipwrecked Concordia cruise liner off the Italian coast, the ANSA news agency reported.

All-stars face upstarts at Berlin film fest
Germany

All-stars face upstarts at Berlin film fest

New movies from Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater will go head-to-head with upstarts from Europe, China and Latin America for the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival starting Thursday.

Japan upset by ‘comfort women’ at French show
France

Japan upset by ‘comfort women’ at French show

Japan has expressed its "regret" at a South Korean exhibit at an international comic book festival in France featuring "comfort women" forced into wartime sex slavery in Japanese military brothels.