Rome gives green light to red light district
Italy

Rome gives green light to red light district

Rome authorities have approved plans for a red light zone where prostitution will be officially tolerated from April, officials said on Saturday as Church and other opponents attacked the move.

Austrian chancellor opposes arming Ukraine
Austria

Austrian chancellor opposes arming Ukraine

Austria opposes arming the Ukrainian government in their fight against rebels in the east of the country, Chancellor Werner Faymann was quoted as saying Saturday, according to a report from the Agence France-Presse news agency.

Bomb threat closes U6 metro station Handelskai
Austria

Bomb threat closes U6 metro station Handelskai

Police closed the Handelskai metro station on Saturday afternoon after there was a report of a bomb threat.

Trade goes hand in hand with democracy: Sweden
Sweden

Trade goes hand in hand with democracy: Sweden

Sweden's enterprise minister Mikael Damberg has promised that the development of democracy and human rights will be a key factor in a new export strategy set to be published in the spring.

Sceptical Danish parents increase measles risk
Denmark

Sceptical Danish parents increase measles risk

With every fifth Danish parent choosing not to vaccinate their children, Denmark will fall short of WHO goals and 'undoubtedly' suffer an epidemic, health officials warn.

Nazi war debt strains Greece-Germany ties
Germany

Nazi war debt strains Greece-Germany ties

As Berlin and Athens lock horns over debt relief, Greece's claim that Germany has never compensated it for all the damage wrought by the Nazis during World War II is again straining ties.

VIDEO: ‘Epic Danish bus’ gets back on the road
Denmark

VIDEO: ‘Epic Danish bus’ gets back on the road

Danish bus company Midttrafik really wants to riding the bus cool, as evidenced by their successful 2012 viral hit. Now they're back with another 'epic' – and possibly sexist – ad. See it here.

French prosecutors probe Isis video
France

French prosecutors probe Isis video

French anti-terrorist prosecutors on Friday launched an investigation into an Islamic State group video that called for fresh attacks against France, a judicial source said.

Ukraine talks ‘constructive’: France
France

Ukraine talks ‘constructive’: France

Talks on the Ukraine conflict between the leaders of Russia, Germany and France were "constructive and substantial" and a plan is being drawn up to implement a previous peace accord, a French official said Friday.

Snow forces Sweden’s elk on urban food hunt
Sweden

Snow forces Sweden’s elk on urban food hunt

After massive snow falls in Sweden's north, the local elk population has been forced to head out of the woods into the region's towns and cities in search of a square meal.

One dead as piping hot water floods Lund
Sweden

One dead as piping hot water floods Lund

One man has died in a bus accident after a burst heating pipe caused near boiling water to flood streets in Lund in southern Sweden on Friday evening.