Germany defeats Austria 30:27
Austria

Germany defeats Austria 30:27

Despite an early lead by the German team, Austria fought back to create a thrilling and exciting final, that wasn't decided until a last minute touchdown.

Unions give ground in Sweden rail strike battle
Sweden

Unions give ground in Sweden rail strike battle

The Seko union has retreated from several of its key demands in the ongoing rail strike which has hit large swathes of southern Sweden, with new negotiations planned for Sunday.

Dead body on plane was Norwegian teen: police
Norway

Dead body on plane was Norwegian teen: police

Dutch police confirmed Friday that a body found in the undercarriage of a passenger jet at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport was that of a missing Norwegian teen.

Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants
Italy

Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants

The Italian coastguard rescued more than 1,000 migrants from three separate boats early on Saturday, in the second such operation in two days, officials said.

UK pensioner flees care home for D-Day parade
France

UK pensioner flees care home for D-Day parade

An 89-year-old British World War II veteran who went missing from his retirement home was found in France enjoying a D-Day anniversary get-together with former comrades, police said Friday.

Obama fundraiser to be France ambassador
France

Obama fundraiser to be France ambassador

As President Barack Obama paid emotional tribute to those who stormed the Normandy beaches 70 years ago Friday, the White House unveiled his pick to be the new ambassador to France.

Sweden’s Leonore makes royal princess debut
Sweden

Sweden’s Leonore makes royal princess debut

Sweden's youngest royal offspring, Princess Leonore, made ​​her first public appearance on Friday when she joined her parents at the Royal Palace in Stockholm on National Day.

Swiss jail Guatemalan police chief for life
Switzerland

Swiss jail Guatemalan police chief for life

Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen on Friday received a life sentence in Switzerland for seven murders committed in the Central American country.

Göring’s Mercedes to be auctioned on eBay
Germany

Göring’s Mercedes to be auctioned on eBay

A Mercedes once belonging to Hitler's deputy, Hermann Göring, the head of the German Luftwaffe during the Third Reich, will be auctioned on eBay by a car dealership in Florida.

Alitalia to pursue final deal with Etihad
Italy

Alitalia to pursue final deal with Etihad

Troubled Italian airline Alitalia said Friday that it would seek to secure a final deal to make Etihad Airways its top shareholder after examining the Abu Dhabi carrier's turnaround plan.

Reus injury dampens Germany’s six-goal romp
Germany

Reus injury dampens Germany’s six-goal romp

Germany were left counting the cost of a 6-1 thrashing of Armenia on Friday after an injury to Marco Reus which threatens to rule the winger out of the World Cup.

French treat for UK queen after gruelling day
France

French treat for UK queen after gruelling day

After a gruelling day, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was treated to a lavish banquet at President Francois Hollande's Elysée Palace on Friday evening.

Swedes back return to state railway monopoly
Sweden

Swedes back return to state railway monopoly

Some 70 percent of Swedes back the reintroduction of a state railway monopoly, while a majority remain supportive of market liberalization and increased competition in general, according to a new survey.

Serious accident on A1 closes highway
Austria

Serious accident on A1 closes highway

There was a serious truck accident on the A1 autobahn in Upper Austria in the early hours of Saturday morning, which has completely blocked the highway.