Baby and 16 men injured after bus flips off road
Switzerland

Baby and 16 men injured after bus flips off road

A one-year-old baby narrowly escaped serious harm, while 16 men were injured when a minibus clipped an oncoming car before overturning on an embankment at the village of Innertkirchen in the canton of Bern, cantonal police said on Sunday.

England faces ‘big test’ against Switzerland
Switzerland

England faces ‘big test’ against Switzerland

England manager Roy Hodgson admitted on Sunday that his team will face a "big test" when they open their 2016 European Championship football qualifying campaign against Switzerland in Basel on Monday.

Diplomat investigated for money laundering
Austria

Diplomat investigated for money laundering

A recent leak of court documents shows that US authorities suspect one of their own highest-ranking former diplomats, Zalmay Khalilzad, of money laundering through the Austrian bank accounts of his wife, Cheryl Benard.

Dog rides Swedish bus home for free
Sweden

Dog rides Swedish bus home for free

Passengers on a bus in Stockholm County were joined by a four-legged guest who hopped aboard and took the journey with them.

Alliance close gap to red-greens in new poll
Sweden

Alliance close gap to red-greens in new poll

A new opinion poll has cut the lead for the opposition ticket to 8.6 percentage points over the ruling Alliance.

Spain aim to get back to winning ways
Spain

Spain aim to get back to winning ways

Spain's bid to put right a disastrous defence of the World Cup gets underway in the modest surrounds of Levante's 26,000 capacity stadium against equally modest opponents Macedonia on Monday.

Italy demands return of marine in India
Italy

Italy demands return of marine in India

Italy's foreign minister has urged India's Supreme Court to allow one of the two Italian marines detained over the 2012 killing of two fishermen to fly home on medical grounds.

Body of snowboarder found after two years
France

Body of snowboarder found after two years

The body of a Belgian snowboarder has been found more than two years after he went missing in the Mont Blanc mountains in France, police said on Saturday.

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report
Sweden

Swedish schools hit ‘grim’ new low: report

A new study by the Swedish National Agency for Education has revealed that a record number of students are failing to get the grades required to enter upper secondary school

Five Danish life lessons for the rest of us
Denmark

Five Danish life lessons for the rest of us

After three years living and working with the Danes, American sojourner Alex Berger shares the insights he has learned from living amongst the Danes.

Defeated Federer: I will keep playing in 2015
Switzerland

Defeated Federer: I will keep playing in 2015

Switzerland's Roger Federer insists he will keep playing into 2015 but will not become obsessed over winning an 18th Grand Slam title, a target which is slipping further and further away, after losing in the US Open semi-finals.

‘Happy’ Ashya to begin treatment in Prague
Spain

‘Happy’ Ashya to begin treatment in Prague

A Czech centre due to provide five-year-old Ashya King with the medical treatment his family has desperately sought, since it was refused under British care, said he could check into hospital in Prague as early as next week.

Swedish film wins Venice’s Golden Lion
Italy

Swedish film wins Venice’s Golden Lion

Swedish director Roy Andersson's film "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence", a series of comedic sketches exploring the human condition, won the Golden Lion for best movie at the Venice film festival Saturday.

Italy’s Gargano hit by deadly floods
Italy

Italy’s Gargano hit by deadly floods

One person died and another was missing following devastating floods in the Gargano peninsula in south-eastern Italy, local authorities said Saturday.

Berlin urges Afghan rivals to solve vote crisis
Germany

Berlin urges Afghan rivals to solve vote crisis

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday urged the two rivals in Afghanistan's disputed presidential elections to find a rapid solution to end the crisis over the vote.

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award
Sweden

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Swedish comedy 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence' has claimed the Golden Lion for best movie at the Venice film with critics hailing its original approach.