Iran denies agreement on fixed date
Austria

Iran denies agreement on fixed date

Iran said Saturday it never agreed to a deadline to provide answers on its controversial nuclear programme, after the Vienna-based UN atomic watchdog accused Tehran of failing to deliver on time, according to a report from Agence France-Presse (AFP).

FM visits Middle East for cooperation against Isis
Denmark

FM visits Middle East for cooperation against Isis

Martin Lidegaard, calling the militant jihadists one of the biggest security threats in recent times, will be the first Danish foreign minister to visit Iran in nearly a decade.

Swede sued after finding winning games ticket
Sweden

Swede sued after finding winning games ticket

A man in southern Sweden who won over 500,000 kronor ($70,500) on the football pools is suing to get the money back after discovering that somebody else found his ticket and then pocketed the cash.

Swedish politician in racist video storm
Sweden

Swedish politician in racist video storm

A candidate for the Swedish parliament with the Centre Party has become embroiled in controversy after uploading a video featuring former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke onto Facebook.

15-year-old boy has malaria not Ebola
Austria

15-year-old boy has malaria not Ebola

A 15-year-old boy who was admitted to Linz General Hospital on Friday having symptoms consistent with Ebola has now been confirmed as having malaria.

Barca locals rebel at naked tourists’ antics
Spain

Barca locals rebel at naked tourists’ antics

Sick of drunken, naked visitors cavorting in the streets, residents of one seaside neighbourhood in Barcelona are fighting back, complaining that the Spanish city has fallen victim to its own tourism success.

UEFA lifts PSG sanction for Barca game
France

UEFA lifts PSG sanction for Barca game

UEFA have lifted a partial stadium closure imposed against Paris Saint Germain which would have applied when the French champions host Barcelona in the Champions League this month.

Russian warship decision set for October
France

Russian warship decision set for October

French President Francois Hollande on Friday said he would decide in October whether or not to deliver two warships to Russia in a €1.2-billion($1.6 billion) deal.

Germany moves to tighten asylum rules
Germany

Germany moves to tighten asylum rules

Germany, which has for two years been Europe's leading destination for asylum seekers, is planning to toughen its immigration laws as it struggles to deal with a growing influx of new arrivals

Woman stabbed to death after brawl
Sweden

Woman stabbed to death after brawl

A 39-year-old woman in central Sweden has died of her injuries after she was stabbed in an attack on Friday evening.

Ten false friends in the Danish language
Denmark

Ten false friends in the Danish language

When learning the Danish language, it’s important to remember that looks can be deceiving. The Local guides you through ten Danish words that look like common English words but mean something altogether different.

Killer Breivik wants to start fascist party
Norway

Killer Breivik wants to start fascist party

Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 people in Norway in 2011, says he wants to establish a "fascist" party from prison, claiming this could prevent a repeat of his massacre.

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Spain

Brain tumour boy Ashya King moved to Prague

Ashya King, the British boy with brain cancer whose parents removed him from hospital and took him to Spain, can fly to Prague for the cancer treatment his family wants, a London judge ruled Friday.

Hollande hits back at ‘toothless’ jibe
France

Hollande hits back at ‘toothless’ jibe

President Francois Hollande has said he has no intention of throwing in the towel after weeks of political, economic and personal body blows that has seen him plumb new depths of unpopularity.

Monet found in suitcase of ‘Nazi art’ hoarder
Germany

Monet found in suitcase of ‘Nazi art’ hoarder

The reclusive son of a Nazi-era art dealer who amassed a giant secret collection snuck a Monet with him into the German hospital where he died in May, investigators said Friday.

Zlatan rules out breaking Swedish caps record
Sweden

Zlatan rules out breaking Swedish caps record

Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic does not expect to finish his career as his country's all-time record cap winner after breaking the Swedish goals record.