Drone briefly shuts down Stockholm airport
Sweden

Drone briefly shuts down Stockholm airport

A small civilian drone on Saturday entered the Stockholm airspace, forcing authorities to briefly halt all commercial traffic at Bromma airport. Travellers were less than amused by the incident, aiming their angry tweets directly at the person flying the drone.

Danes offered sunny holiday for egg donation
Denmark

Danes offered sunny holiday for egg donation

The world's largest sperm bank is circumventing Denmark's "absurd" and "discriminatory" laws on egg donation by paying for trips abroad.

Swedish exhibition on WWII rescue attacked
Sweden

Swedish exhibition on WWII rescue attacked

An exhibition on Sweden and Denmark’s “White Bus” operation to rescue people from concentration camps at the end of World War Two has been vandalised, officials said Saturday, with the perpetrators cutting out a large chunk of text concerning the Jews who were saved.

Military plane crashes in Spain, at least four dead
Spain

Military plane crashes in Spain, at least four dead

At least four people were killed when an Airbus A400M military transport plane crashed during a training flight near Seville in southern Spain on Saturday, officials said.

Countdown for Hollande’s Cuba visit
France

Countdown for Hollande’s Cuba visit

François Hollande will become the first French president to visit Cuba in more than a century when he lands in Havana on Monday, cementing Paris’s leading role in the European Union’s rapprochement with the communist island.

UN: French army ‘knew about sex abuse troops’
France

UN: French army ‘knew about sex abuse troops’

UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Friday said France should have probed much earlier claims that its soldiers raped children in the Central African Republic between December 2013 and June 2014.

Sweden mayor compares burqa with slavery
Sweden

Sweden mayor compares burqa with slavery

A mayor in southern Sweden on Friday wrote on his blog that the burqa ought to be banned, describing women wearing the Islamic veil as modern-day “slaves”.

US overpowers Denmark at worlds
Denmark

US overpowers Denmark at worlds

Following a shut out at the hands of the Americans, Denmark is still searching for a win in the ice hockey world championships.