Swedish baby wins TV fame in US
Sweden

Swedish baby wins TV fame in US

A Swedish baby and her King Charles Spaniel scored more than three million views on America’s Funniest Home Videos in just one day, after the baby's father sent a video of the then six-month-old being bowled over by the puppy.

Royal couple blames tax woes on identity theft
Sweden

Royal couple blames tax woes on identity theft

Chris O'Neill, the British-American banker married to Sweden’s Princess Madeleine, has admitted to having had problems over unpaid US taxes, explaining that he had been the victim of identity theft.

Hundreds protest ETA terrorist releases
Spain

Hundreds protest ETA terrorist releases

Hundreds of Spaniards rallied in Madrid on Saturday accusing the government of betraying them by allowing the release of jailed convicts from the armed Basque separatist group ETA.

Norway’s Jansrud takes Kitzbühel downhill crown
Norway

Norway’s Jansrud takes Kitzbühel downhill crown

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway joined the pantheon of greats to win the men's World Cup downhill at Kitzbühel on Saturday.

Police seize jihadi cell prepared to attack Spain
Spain

Police seize jihadi cell prepared to attack Spain

Spanish police on Saturday arrested four suspected Islamist extremists who it said were prepared to launch attacks in Spain, the government said.

Frenchman charged with inciting children to jihad
France

Frenchman charged with inciting children to jihad

A father-of-three, suspected of bombarding his children with violent images glorifying jihad, has been charged with "inciting acts of terrorism", prosecutors in south-eastern France said on Saturday.

ECB bond-buying ‘brings risks’: Weidmann
Germany

ECB bond-buying ‘brings risks’: Weidmann

The head of Germany's central bank on Saturday voiced his "scepticism" about the ECB's decision to launch a trillion-euro bond-buying programme in a bid to ward off deflation and boost the eurozone economy.

Up to four subs feared in Stockholm waters
Sweden

Up to four subs feared in Stockholm waters

Sweden’s armed forces now estimate that as many as four submarines were operating in the Stockholm Archipelago in mid-October, the country’s Dagens Industri (DI) newspaper reported on Saturday.

Charlie ‘survivors issue’ sells more than 7 million
France

Charlie ‘survivors issue’ sells more than 7 million

Circulation of the "survivors" issue of Charlie Hebdo, published after a deadly attack on the French satirical weekly's Paris office, is set to top seven million, more than a hundred times its normal circulation, the distributor said Friday.

Berlin electronica pioneer dead at 70
Germany

Berlin electronica pioneer dead at 70

Edgar Froese, whose band Tangerine Dream crafted the ambient sound that set the stage for generations of electronic artists, has died at 70.

Sweden mulls ticket controls for jihadis
Sweden

Sweden mulls ticket controls for jihadis

Sweden could introduce controls over airline ticket sales and border crossings as part of a new anti-terror strategy aimed at preventing citizens going abroad to fight for extremist groups.

Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks
France

Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies, a scandal dubbed Luxleaks.