One third of Swiss teachers ‘face burnout’
Switzerland

One third of Swiss teachers ‘face burnout’

One in three teachers in Switzerland say they suffer symptoms of depression at least once a month and are at risk of burnout.

Melting ice gives ‘wake-up call’ in Copenhagen
Denmark

Melting ice gives ‘wake-up call’ in Copenhagen

Artist Olafur Eliasson confronted onlookers with the realities of climate change by bringing 12 huge blocks of Greenlandic ice to downtown Copenhagen. See photos of the event here.

Roche seeks fast track for Ebola virus test
Switzerland

Roche seeks fast track for Ebola virus test

Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche hopes to obtain fast-track US approval for a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola, its director general said in an interview published Sunday, amid the worst-ever outbreak of the killer disease.

Federer crushes Goffin for Swiss Indoors crown
Switzerland

Federer crushes Goffin for Swiss Indoors crown

Roger Federer outclassed David Goffin in the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament final in his hometown Basel on Sunday, winning 6-2, 6-2 to claim a third ATP title from his last four events.

Swedish banks pass ECB financial health test
Sweden

Swedish banks pass ECB financial health test

All the major Swedish banks meet the criteria to pass the ECB financial health check, a test which was failed by nearly one in five European banks according to a report published on Sunday.

France gripped by clown terror
France

France gripped by clown terror

A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where police on Saturday night arrested 14 teenagers dressed as the pranksters, carrying pistols, knives and baseball bats.

France to host Karabakh talks
France

France to host Karabakh talks

French President Francois Hollande hosts leaders from Armenia and Azerbaijan Monday as Europe makes a fresh push to end the festering conflict over Nagorny Karabakh.

Austrian Arch keeps air race hopes alive
Austria

Austrian Arch keeps air race hopes alive

Austrian flyer Hannes Arch led the field in a spectacular victory during the qualifying rounds of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Saturday.

Federer beats Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final
Switzerland

Federer beats Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final

Roger Federer defied a 33-ace onslaught from Ivo Karlovic to reach his ninth straight final at the Swiss Indoors on Saturday with a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-3 victory.

Paris Picasso Museum re-opens after refit
France

Paris Picasso Museum re-opens after refit

After a five-year closure for what was supposed to be a two-year refurbishment, Paris's Picasso Museum re-opened Saturday with arguments over the €52 million project still reverberating.

Renault chief sees 2015 auto market slowdown
France

Renault chief sees 2015 auto market slowdown

French carmaker Renault chairman, Carlos Ghosn, said Saturday that he expects slower growth in Europe's auto market next year as it continues to recover from the global economic crisis.

Ex-IMF chief Rato: fallen angel of Spanish finance
Spain

Ex-IMF chief Rato: fallen angel of Spanish finance

Fraud allegations have driven a spectacular fall from grace for Rodrigo Rato, the man credited with Spain's one-time economic boom and now destroyed by its bust.

Suarez laments ‘bittersweet’ debut defeat
Spain

Suarez laments ‘bittersweet’ debut defeat

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez described his return to action from a four-month ban for biting as bittersweet after the Catalans suffered their first league defeat of the season 3-1 away to Real Madrid on Saturday.

Village banks on wind, sun and pig manure
Germany

Village banks on wind, sun and pig manure

If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at its vanguard.

Sweden Democrat led biker gang chapter
Sweden

Sweden Democrat led biker gang chapter

A senior Sweden Democrat in Svenljunga municipality in western Sweden has a long criminal past and has previously served as a chapter head in the notorious criminal gang Bandidos.

Aarhus – Danish for… ah, forget it
Denmark

Aarhus – Danish for… ah, forget it

After three years and one million kroner, Denmark's second-largest city is forced to admit its 'Aarhus – Danish for progress' slogan wasn't as progressive as it thought.

Swedish rockers dice with death in coach fire
Sweden

Swedish rockers dice with death in coach fire

Swedish industrial rock band Deathstars narrowly avoided a serious tragedy in the early hours of Saturday morning when the tour bus in which they were travelling caught fire in the Austrian alps.

Ten must-see concerts in November
Denmark

Ten must-see concerts in November

From underground hip-hop to hardcore to a visit from living legends (and a bit of everything in between), here are our picks for November's ten best gigs.

Clocks go back for Swedish winter time
Sweden

Clocks go back for Swedish winter time

Sweden switched over to winter time in the early hours of Sunday morning meaning that you just enjoyed an extra hour of sleep.

Austrian drones watch over Ukraine ceasefire
Austria

Austrian drones watch over Ukraine ceasefire

In the middle of the Austrian countryside, a few sleek, high-tech drones sit in a bright production hall, ready for missions over Ukraine, the Mediterranean or the Middle East.