Wawrinka may face Federer in quarterfinal
Switzerland

Wawrinka may face Federer in quarterfinal

Swiss eighth seed Stan Wawrinka eased into the French Open quarterfinals on Sunday with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over French 12th seed Gilles Simon.

Wrong-way driver caused fatal tunnel crash
Switzerland

Wrong-way driver caused fatal tunnel crash

A woman passenger died and four people were injured in a two-car collision in a tunnel of the A16 motorway in the canton of Jura on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe
Switzerland

Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe

With a history spanning over 1,000 years, the German state of Saxony has transformed over time from medieval duchy, a state of the Holy Roman Empire, kingdom and republic.

Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe
Germany

Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe

With a history spanning over 1,000 years, the German state of Saxony has transformed over time from medieval duchy, a state of the Holy Roman Empire, kingdom and republic.

Solar Impulse 2 sets off across Pacific Ocean
Switzerland

Solar Impulse 2 sets off across Pacific Ocean

Switzerland's Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew over the Sea of Japan on Monday, almost 24 hours after it set off on the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.

Police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples
Spain

Police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

Spanish police seized 200 kilos (440 pounds) of cocaine found inside hollowed-out pineapples that arrived by ship from Central America, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Swedish ship arrives to help with migrant crisis
Sweden

Swedish ship arrives to help with migrant crisis

The Swedish coast guard ship Poseidon has arrived in the Mediterranean and on Monday begins taking part in operation Triton, the EU's border rescue operation. Poseidon's mission is to save the lives of migrants trying to get to Europe.

Klopp mulls future after Dortmund exit
Germany

Klopp mulls future after Dortmund exit

Jürgen Klopp says leaving Borussia Dortmund is the "hardest moment of his career" after losing the German Cup final. The charismatic coach is now unemployed and weighing up his future.

‘Poison is spreading’ in the land: finance minister
Sweden

‘Poison is spreading’ in the land: finance minister

In an unusually personal speech at a Social Democratic party conference on Sunday, Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson talked of the need to counter a “poison” of inequality and xenophobia spreading across Sweden.

John Kerry breaks leg in French cycling accident

John Kerry breaks leg in French cycling accident

US Secretary of State John Kerry was hospitalized in Geneva on Sunday after breaking his leg in a cycling accident across the border in France, the American state department said.

Desperate race to save migrants at sea
Italy

Desperate race to save migrants at sea

As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues unabated, the Italian coastguard is engaged in a near-constant race against the clock to save people at sea. One of the most important rescue tools these days is the phone.

Sweden gives official sporting nod to cricket
Sweden

Sweden gives official sporting nod to cricket

The world of cricket – with its bowlers and batsmen, wickets and creases – is growing in popularity in Sweden. Now the game has been recognised by the Swedish Sports Confederation.

Ancient technique still nets world’s best tuna
Spain

Ancient technique still nets world’s best tuna

Spanish fishermen in the Strait of Gibraltar have kept alive a 3,000-year-old netting tradition that brings in tuna so tasty, buyers come for it all the way from Japan.