Three rescued after cruise ship sinks boat
Sweden

Three rescued after cruise ship sinks boat

Three Saturday morning sailors had a lucky escape after their small boat collided and sank after it crashed into a cruise ship whilst sailing in the Stockholm archipelago.

Missing Swede found alive and well in UK
Sweden

Missing Swede found alive and well in UK

British police have found the missing Swedish girl Sofie Jansson in London, exactly a week after she was last seen, with authorities saying she is doing well.

Tennis aces close in on Fed Cup final
Germany

Tennis aces close in on Fed Cup final

Germany took hold of their Fed Cup semi-final on Saturday, winning both the opening day singles to lead Australia 2-0 in Brisbane.

Social Democrats make tax pledge to elderly
Sweden

Social Democrats make tax pledge to elderly

Sweden's opposition party has stepped up its efforts to secure the pensioner vote by pledging to lower taxes for the elderly and make higher earners pay more.

French reporters held captive in Syria set free
France

French reporters held captive in Syria set free

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year were free and "in good health" on Saturday, President Francois Hollande told AFP, saying they would be back in France within hours.

Atletico maintain title push with Elche win
Spain

Atletico maintain title push with Elche win

Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday.

Armani settles tax row with €270m payoff
Italy

Armani settles tax row with €270m payoff

Giorgio Armani settled a tax dispute in Italy by paying €270 million ($373 million) this week, Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Friday.

Kazakh tycoon’s family granted refugee status
Italy

Kazakh tycoon’s family granted refugee status

Italy has granted political refugee status to the family of a Kazakh tycoon, who is in prison in France fighting an extradition order from Russia and Ukraine where he is wanted for massive fraud, lawyers said.

Renzi trims car perks in round of tax cuts
Italy

Renzi trims car perks in round of tax cuts

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday hailed a "structural revolution" after his cabinet approved a round of tax and spending cuts including a limit of five chauffeured cars per government ministry.

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims
Italy

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims

Pope Francis on Saturday voiced condolences for the victims of a ferry disaster in South Korea, where 273 people are missing and 29 have been confirmed dead.

Malmö Nazi attack victim on the mend
Sweden

Malmö Nazi attack victim on the mend

The 25-year-old man, whose stabbing by neo-Nazis sparked mass demonstrations across Sweden, has made a strong recovery in hospital and took to social media to thank supporters for campaigning against fascism.