Norway’s Telenor in corruption scandal
Norway

Norway’s Telenor in corruption scandal

Norwegian telecom giant Telenor was allegedly involved in a corruption scandal in Uzbekistan with ties to President Islam Karimov's daughter, Norwegian media reported Saturday.

Norwegian’s ‘Syria’ video hoax dupes millions
Norway

Norwegian’s ‘Syria’ video hoax dupes millions

Internet viewers believed it was real and watched in their millions, but a video posted about children being affected by the war in Syria has been revealed as a fake made by a group Norwegian filmmakers.

World Chess Champs: Carlsen wins nailbiter
Norway

World Chess Champs: Carlsen wins nailbiter

Magnus Carlsen triumphed in game six over his rival Vishny Anand, but it was not easy in the most dramatic game of the series so far, on Saturday.

Norway banks holding a record 1,000bn kroner
Norway

Norway banks holding a record 1,000bn kroner

Bank deposits in Norway have hit a high, despite low interest rates, as householders hold over 1,000 billion kroner in their accumulated bank accounts, latest statistics show.

Swedish elk hunter attacked by bear
Sweden

Swedish elk hunter attacked by bear

A hunter was rushed to hospital after being attacked by a bear in Jämtland in eastern Sweden on Saturday.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Christmas 2014 at Tivoli, in pictures
Denmark

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Christmas 2014 at Tivoli, in pictures

We've been into our archives to find heartwarming images from a Tivoli Christmas past.

Historic Che Guevara pics resurface in Spain
Spain

Historic Che Guevara pics resurface in Spain

Lost for half a century, historic photographs of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara taken by an AFP photographer shortly after his execution have come to light in a small Spanish town.

Second Danish death attributed to MRSA
Denmark

Second Danish death attributed to MRSA

A second person has died in Denmark from swine MRSA, the latest report from the Danish State Serum Institute (SSI) has revealed.

Doubts arise over Ikea Stockholm project
Sweden

Doubts arise over Ikea Stockholm project

Doubts have been raised over plans for the establishment of an urban Ikea in a semi-industrial neighbourhood just south of central Stockholm after a report that the new centre-left coalition are against the plans.

Win over Serbia puts Denmark at top of group
Denmark

Win over Serbia puts Denmark at top of group

Playing in front on an empty stadium in Belgrade, Denmark came back from a goal down to top Serbia 3-1 in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday.

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English
Denmark

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Danes are the world's second-best non-native English speakers, but that doesn't mean they're perfect.

Protesters prepare to greet Canaries oil boat
Spain

Protesters prepare to greet Canaries oil boat

Environmental activists rallied Friday in anger at the arrival of a boat due to start prospecting for oil in the waters off Spain's Canary Islands, a major tourist destination.

Löw fumes as Germany labour again
Germany

Löw fumes as Germany labour again

Germany coach Joachim Löw was left fuming as the world champions laboured again in their 4-0 win over minnows Gibraltar to finish 2014 third in their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

Robber took gun-toting selfie before bank heist
Sweden

Robber took gun-toting selfie before bank heist

A 24-year-old suspected bank robber took a selfie of himself carrying a weapon before hitting a bank in Sala, central Sweden located less than a 100 metres from the local police station.

Algeria’s Bouteflika ‘hospitalized in France’
France

Algeria’s Bouteflika ‘hospitalized in France’

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, who has been plagued by ill health since suffering a "mini-stroke" last year, has again been hospitalized in France, a French government source said Friday.

Paris bombing suspect lands in France
France

Paris bombing suspect lands in France

A Canadian academic accused of the deadly 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue arrived in France on Saturday after losing his six-year legal battle against extradition, an airport source told AFP.