Ask Kay: Finding the right school for your kids
Denmark

Ask Kay: Finding the right school for your kids

Got a question about moving to Denmark or life in Denmark? Ask Kay, an expat who has lived here for more than a decade. This time around, Kay gives expat parents advice about finding the right school for their children.

Sweden by far EU’s most pro-immigrant nation
Sweden

Sweden by far EU’s most pro-immigrant nation

Swedes are much more positive towards immigration than the citizens of any other country in the European Union, according to figures from the latest Eurobarometer survey.

France warns citizens in riot-hit Niger
France

France warns citizens in riot-hit Niger

France's embassy in Niger warned French citizens to stay indoors Saturday as violent protests against publication of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon by the French weekly Charlie Hebdo spread in the capital Niamey.

Paris gunman ‘was with five others in Madrid’
Spain

Paris gunman ‘was with five others in Madrid’

Amedy Coulibaly, one of the three gunmen behind last week's Paris attacks, drove five people to Madrid in early January to catch a plane to Turkey, a Spanish anti-terrorism source said Friday.

EU told to step up for ghost boat migrants
Italy

EU told to step up for ghost boat migrants

The International Organisation for Migration has issued a fresh appeal to the European Union to assume responsibility for the huge wave of refugees created by the conflict in Syria.

Federer sounds confident Down Under
Switzerland

Federer sounds confident Down Under

Roger Federer said on Saturday that he was hitting some of the best form of his life in an ominous warning as the Swiss great guns for an 18th Grand Slam title.

Berlin urges Bosnia to get back on EU path
Germany

Berlin urges Bosnia to get back on EU path

The German and British foreign ministers on Friday urged Bosnia's leaders to get back on the path towards European Union membership before the opportunity disappears.

Anti-Charlie demos turn bloody as sales boom
France

Anti-Charlie demos turn bloody as sales boom

Thousands demonstrated and violent clashes erupted in Niger and Pakistan as Muslims vented fury Friday over a new Prophet Muhammad cartoon on the latest edition of French magazine Charlie Hebdo which has sold almost two million copies.

Istanbul bomber ‘widow of Norwegian jihadist’
Norway

Istanbul bomber ‘widow of Norwegian jihadist’

A teenager from Russia's Muslim region of Dagestan suspected to have carried out a suicide bombing in Istanbul was said Friday to have been the widow of a Norwegian jihadist who died fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.

Lynx attacks dog after Swedish zoo escape
Sweden

Lynx attacks dog after Swedish zoo escape

A teenage girl in northern Sweden had the fright of her life on Wednesday night when a lynx which had escaped from a local zoo leapt out of the woods and pounced on her two-year-old Siberian husky.

Pegida marches possible Islamist target: report
Germany

Pegida marches possible Islamist target: report

Foreign intelligence agencies have intercepted discussions by Islamist militants about possible attacks on weekly marches organized by Germany's new anti-Islamic movement, a news weekly reported Friday, without citing its sources.

Popular French mural under the hammer
France

Popular French mural under the hammer

A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities has been remade and is expected to fetch more than HK$1.5 million (US$192,000) at a Sotheby's auction next week.

‘Horror dentist’ sent to French psychiatric unit
France

‘Horror dentist’ sent to French psychiatric unit

A Dutch dentist suspected of mutilating dozens of patients in France has been detained in a special prison psychiatric unit, a judicial source said.

Sweden wins lead role in Europe’s Ebola fight
Sweden

Sweden wins lead role in Europe’s Ebola fight

Swedish researchers are spearheading two out of eight Ebola research projects launched on Friday by the European Union’s Innovative Medicines Initiative.

Journalist recovers after anti-Charlie demo shot
France

Journalist recovers after anti-Charlie demo shot

AFP photographer Asif Hassan was recovering in hospital Saturday after being shot while covering an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest outside the French consulate in Karachi.