Woman dies after river plunge to save husband
Switzerland

Woman dies after river plunge to save husband

A 55-year-old woman has died after apparently plunging into a river near Interlaken to save her husband, who in turn had jumped in the water to save the couple’s dog, Bern cantonal police said on Sunday.

Swiss ‘likely to vote on EU ties in two years’
Switzerland

Swiss ‘likely to vote on EU ties in two years’

Swiss citizens will likely go the polls in two years to decide on Switzerland’s future ties with the European Union, the country’s president Didier Burkhalter says.

Terminal evacuated after bomb scare at Arlanda
Sweden

Terminal evacuated after bomb scare at Arlanda

Police were forced to cordon off terminal two of Stockholm's Arlanda airport on Sunday morning after a passenger claimed to be carrying a bomb in his bag.

Swede: No pressure to show skin at Eurovision
Sweden

Swede: No pressure to show skin at Eurovision

Swedish Eurovision contender Sanna Nielsen has said she doesn't feel the need to show flesh in order to get votes at the song contest, where Sweden is one of the hot favourites to win.

Love parcel pest woman charged in court
Sweden

Love parcel pest woman charged in court

A 33-year old woman who bombarded a man with hundreds of text messages, plus poetry and jewellery in the mail, has been charged on two counts of harassment and one for sexual harassment in southern Sweden.

Martino mulls Barça future after Getafe draw
Spain

Martino mulls Barça future after Getafe draw

Gerardo Martino said he will reflect on whether he will continue as Barcelona coach for next season after seeing his side's title hopes all but ended by a 2-2 draw at home to relegation threatened Getafe.

Vatican panel to work to curb sex abuse
Italy

Vatican panel to work to curb sex abuse

A Vatican panel said Saturday it would develop "best practices" for Catholic parishes to combat paedophile priests, but stopped short of urging mandatory reporting of abuse to police.

Swede puts Lego up for sale to save marriage
Sweden

Swede puts Lego up for sale to save marriage

A Swedish Lego lover has put his 300 kilo prize collection of building blocks up for sale for 75,000 kronor ($11,500) in a bid to avoid the wrath of his wife.

20 years on, British fears over tunnel lost at sea
France

20 years on, British fears over tunnel lost at sea

Fearing an invasion of rabid animals, terrorists, immigrants and the loss of their cherished island isolation, many Britons were highly suspicious of the Channel Tunnel.

Spain holds French terror suspect in custody

Spain holds French terror suspect in custody

A Spanish court on Saturday remanded in custody a French-Algerian man suspected of fighting for terror groups linked to Al-Qaeda in Syria before he is extradited to France.

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win
Switzerland

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win

Swiss Michael Albasini made it a hat-trick of victories in the Tour de Romandie by winning Saturday's fourth stage after 175 kilometres around Fribourg.