Zurich football hooligans block railway line
Switzerland

Zurich football hooligans block railway line

Football hooligans disrupted rail traffic between Basel and Zurich on Sunday after officials from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) took security measures that paralyzed trains on the line for about an hour.

Paris cops charged with Canadian tourist rape
France

Paris cops charged with Canadian tourist rape

Two elite French police officers were charged Sunday with raping a Canadian tourist in their Paris headquarters in a case that has sent shockwaves across France.

Berlusconi: Germans deny WWII camps
Italy

Berlusconi: Germans deny WWII camps

Italy's gaffe-prone former premier Silvio Berlusconi enraged his political opponents Saturday by saying Germans do not believe World War II concentration camps existed.

Author Stefanie Zweig dies aged 81
Germany

Author Stefanie Zweig dies aged 81

German-Jewish author Stefanie Zweig has died aged 81. She was best known for her autobiographical novel "Nowhere in Africa".

Finance minister: Taxes could be cut
Germany

Finance minister: Taxes could be cut

Germany's powerful finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Sunday he was open to cutting income taxes, as international partners call on Europe's top economy to spur consumer demand.

Police on cyber-trail of Swedish neo-Nazi fugitive
Sweden

Police on cyber-trail of Swedish neo-Nazi fugitive

Swedish police have been able to track the internet activities of a Swedish neo-Nazi wanted in connection with a knife attack after a feminist rally in Malmö on March 8th.

Monaco win sets PSG record points target
France

Monaco win sets PSG record points target

Monaco won 4-1 away to relegated Ajaccio on Saturday to keep Paris Saint-Germain waiting a little longer in their bid to secure a second consecutive league title. The win means that the champions will have to beat the all-time record points tally to land the Ligue 1 crown.

Siemens ready to talk with French Alstom

Siemens ready to talk with French Alstom

German industrial giant Siemens said on Sunday it was ready to discuss strategic opportunities with French engineering group Alstom after reports it was considering a takeover offer.

Classy Ronaldo double gives Madrid 4-0 win
Spain

Classy Ronaldo double gives Madrid 4-0 win

Real Madrid maintained their bid for an historic treble as two stunning strikes from Cristiano Ronaldo helped them to a comfortable 4-0 win over Osasuna at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Three held after Stockholm pub shooting
Sweden

Three held after Stockholm pub shooting

Three people have been held on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in a restaurant in Skogås in southern Stockholm on Saturday evening which left three men injured, two seriously.

Spain’s far-right on the margins despite crisis
Spain

Spain’s far-right on the margins despite crisis

Crisis-hit Spain has no mainstream far-right party to speak despite despite having the same high unemployment and immigration which are rocket fuel for such movements in other European Union countries.

Vatican makes history with two pope saints day
Italy

Vatican makes history with two pope saints day

Catholics from around the world gathered in the Vatican on Sunday for a mass presided by Pope Francis to confer sainthood on John Paul II and John XXIII -- two influential popes who helped shape 20th century history.

Retailer Zalando under fire over work conditions
Germany

Retailer Zalando under fire over work conditions

Zalando, a rising European online retailer, has hit controversy in its home country Germany after an undercover TV report claimed gruelling work conditions in one of its logistics centres.

Swiss keep Swedish fighter deal up in the air
Switzerland

Swiss keep Swedish fighter deal up in the air

Switzerland's voters could sink a decade of negotiations and evaluations when they go to the polls to vote on a multi-billion deal to buy fighter jets from Sweden.

Paris cop admits sex with Canadian rape accuser
France

Paris cop admits sex with Canadian rape accuser

One of four Paris policemen accused of raping a Canadian tourist has admitted to having had "consensual sex" with her, a source close to the investigation told AFP on Saturday.

Swiss keep Swedish fighter deal up in the air
Sweden

Swiss keep Swedish fighter deal up in the air

Switzerland's voters could sink a decade of negotiations and evaluations when they go to the polls to vote on a multi-billion deal to buy fighter jets from Sweden.