Canaries pollution fears after trawler sinks
Spain

Canaries pollution fears after trawler sinks

Bad weather Friday hampered efforts to prevent the spreading of an oil leak from a Russian trawler that sank near the Canary Islands, Spanish rescuers said.

Sweden set for brief burst of spring sunshine
Sweden

Sweden set for brief burst of spring sunshine

April is a notoriously whimsical weather month and is set to take a turn for the better in Sweden as spring sunshine is set to make a return to many parts of the country .

EU-US trade talks prompt German ire
Germany

EU-US trade talks prompt German ire

In much of Europe any mention of TTIP might receive a blank stare, in Germany the proposed US-EU free trade pact is likely to prompt a volley of angry words.

Auschwitz expert slams Nazi justice record
Germany

Auschwitz expert slams Nazi justice record

Oskar Gröning, 93, a former Nazi known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz", goes on trial in Germany on Tuesday in what could be the last Nazi war crimes trial while an expert calls the country's judicial record 'miserable'.

Teens in surprising hurry to leave home in Sweden
Sweden

Teens in surprising hurry to leave home in Sweden

Swedish youngsters leave home earlier their European counterparts, statistics which have shocked housing researchers suggest.

Surfers shun Réunion after shark attacks
France

Surfers shun Réunion after shark attacks

Reunion, once a haven for surfers from around the world, has become a deadly black spot for the sport after a slew of shark attacks.

French ship ‘Hermione’ sets sail again
France

French ship ‘Hermione’ sets sail again

A replica of the French navy frigate Hermione which brought General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting Britain in the US war of independence, set sail for the United States again on Saturday, 235 years after the original crossing.

Teens suspected of French website attacks
France

Teens suspected of French website attacks

Two teenagers are suspected of having hacked the websites of Belgian and French newspapers earlier in the week, prosecutors said Friday.

Warning: ‘Denmark will be hit by a terror attack’
Denmark

Warning: ‘Denmark will be hit by a terror attack’

Police have confirmed that a series of notes threatening a new and more extensive terror attack have been found in the same Copenhagen district where a gunman opened fire on a free speech debate.

Swedish study explains coffee cancer link
Sweden

Swedish study explains coffee cancer link

Swedish researchers have explained why drinking coffee is thought to lower the risk of contracting breast and other cancers.