Claims ‘no evidence’ of FGM in Sweden
Sweden

Claims ‘no evidence’ of FGM in Sweden

There is no evidence that Female Genital Mutilation is being carried out in Sweden, the country’s National Board of Health and Welfare is set to claim this month in its first report on the practice.

Sartre’s ‘Non to Nobel prize came too late’
France

Sartre’s ‘Non to Nobel prize came too late’

A letter sent by French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in 1964 declining the Nobel Prize for Literature came too late to avert one of the biggest debacles in its history, Swedish media reported Saturday.

Police break up mass migrant brawl in Calais
France

Police break up mass migrant brawl in Calais

French riot police were called in to end fighting among around 200 migrants in Calais early Saturday that left seven slightly injured.

Left leader in surprise attack on government
Sweden

Left leader in surprise attack on government

The leader of Sweden’s Left Party has strongly criticised Sweden’s new Social Democrat-Green coalition, accusing it of “chickening out” on EU-US free trade talks and being a “huge disappointment on climate change”.

Beating wife ‘normal’ says Vienna man
Austria

Beating wife ‘normal’ says Vienna man

Police arrested an abusive and violent husband in Vienna's eighth district on Friday, after his wife complained that she had been regularly beaten by him.

Swedish bunnies tipped for Grand National win
Sweden

Swedish bunnies tipped for Grand National win

Four Swedish jumping rabbits capable of clearing up to three metres in a single hop are gearing up to compete in the Rabbit Grand National in England at the end of this month.

China’s Fosun closes in on Club Med buyout
France

China’s Fosun closes in on Club Med buyout

Chinese conglomerate Fosun zeroed in on its 18-month quest to buy French holiday resorts group Club Med on Friday when Italian businessman Andrea Bonomi refused to raise his latest offer.

Charred ferry searched for dead passengers
Italy

Charred ferry searched for dead passengers

The inquiry in to the fate of the burned-out Norman Atlantic ferry which was towed into the southern Italian port of Brindisi Friday, has begun with the prosecutor fearing that more bodies may be found onboard.

Real Madrid streak threatened by upbeat Valencia
Spain

Real Madrid streak threatened by upbeat Valencia

La Liga leaders Real Madrid face one of their toughest tests since embarking on a 22-game winning streak back in September when they start 2015 with a trip to Valencia on Sunday.

PSG duo face sanction after training camp miss
France

PSG duo face sanction after training camp miss

South American attacking duo Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani finally returned to their club Paris Saint-Germain on Friday, but both face possible sanctions after missing a training camp.