Police bust weapons smuggling ring
Sweden

Police bust weapons smuggling ring

More than 100 hand grenades and around a dozen automatic weapons on their way to Stockholm were confiscated on Friday when Bosnian police swooped down in on a weapons ring that had been on law enforcement’s radar since last year.

Pope refers to ‘genocide’ in Armenian mass
Italy

Pope refers to ‘genocide’ in Armenian mass

UPDATE: Pope Francis used the word "genocide" on Sunday to describe the 1915 mass murder of Armenians in a move likely to severely strain diplomatic ties with Turkey.

Spotify nears big new funding deal
Sweden

Spotify nears big new funding deal

The music streaming service Spotify is closing in on a deal to raise $400 million (3.5 billion kronor) in capital, The Wall Street Journal reported. The funding could be in preparation for an IPO.

Jihadists planned attacks in Spain: judge
Spain

Jihadists planned attacks in Spain: judge

A gang suspected of links to the Islamic State group planned possible kidnappings, an execution and attacks on Jewish shops and public buildings in Spain, an investigating judge said on Friday.

April 11th 1945: US Army reaches Buchenwald
Germany

April 11th 1945: US Army reaches Buchenwald

On April 11th 1945, the 6th Armoured Division of the US army liberated Buchenwald concentration camp, making its inmates the first on German soil to be freed from the grip of the Nazis.

Arrest made after Israeli murdered in Berlin
Germany

Arrest made after Israeli murdered in Berlin

An Albanian man was arrested on Friday in the Czech Republic on suspicion of beating to death an Israeli tourist in Berlin, German police said.

Zlatan calls suspension ‘a farce’

Zlatan calls suspension ‘a farce’

Paris Saint-Germain's controversial Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hit out at his four-match suspension for an anti-French outburst last month.

Swedes feared kidnapped in Tanzania
Sweden

Swedes feared kidnapped in Tanzania

Three Swedes have disappeared during a trip to Tanzania with the police fearing that they have been kidnapped.