Pregnant woman among 6 dead as rally car slams into crowd in Spain
Spain

Pregnant woman among 6 dead as rally car slams into crowd in Spain

Six people including a pregnant woman were killed on Saturday when a rally racing car hurtled off the road and ploughed into a crowd of spectators in northern Spain, police said.

More migrants march as refugees arrive in Austria
Austria

More migrants march as refugees arrive in Austria

Thousands of migrants streamed into Austria from Hungary on Saturday, with another column of refugees setting out on foot as Budapest ruled out bussing any more the 175 kilometres (110 miles) to the border.

Sweden welcomes winter as first snowflakes fall
Sweden

Sweden welcomes winter as first snowflakes fall

The first snow has fallen in Sweden's north, signalling that winter is well and truly on its way. Meanwhile large parts of the country are experiencing heavy rain.

Israeli activist pleads for Norway reunion
Norway

Israeli activist pleads for Norway reunion

Nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu, still barred from leaving Israel more than a decade after completing an 18-year-jail term, said Friday he wants to join his new bride in Norway.

Norway ‘occupation’ TV show irks Moscow
Norway

Norway ‘occupation’ TV show irks Moscow

A television series about Russia's fictional takeover of Norway's abundant oil and gas resources has vexed Moscow, which says it has had enough of being portrayed as an aggressor.

Hamilton claims pole at Italy Grand Prix
Italy

Hamilton claims pole at Italy Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton claimed his seventh successive pole position when posting the quickest time in his Mercedes in qualifying Saturday for the Italian Grand Prix.

Spain arrests ‘Syria-bound’ teenage girl who preached jihad online
Spain

Spain arrests ‘Syria-bound’ teenage girl who preached jihad online

Spanish police said they arrested an 18-year-old Moroccan woman on Saturday accused of preparing to travel to Syria to join the jihadist group Isis

Real Madrid football club join drive to help refugees based in Spain
Spain

Real Madrid football club join drive to help refugees based in Spain

Spanish giants Real Madrid will donate €1 million (US$1.1m) to help support projects for refugees in Spain, the club announced on Saturday.

Sweden confirms plans for new mortgage rules
Sweden

Sweden confirms plans for new mortgage rules

The Swedish government has announced that new rules to force lenders to amortize on their house loans now have the backing of parliament.

Palestinian TV teen given German residency
Germany

Palestinian TV teen given German residency

A Palestinian teen threatened with deportation who burst into tears during a televised debate with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has got a residency permit for "humanitarian reasons," a statement said Friday.

France probes new troop sex abuse case
France

France probes new troop sex abuse case

French judicial authorities opened a probe late Friday after a teenager in the Central African Republic accused a French soldier of rape.

Refugee trek a ‘wake-up call’
Austria

Refugee trek a ‘wake-up call’

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said Saturday the plight of thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary, now being taken into his country, was a "wake up call" for Europe.

Hans Rosling: ‘You can’t trust the media’
Sweden

Hans Rosling: ‘You can’t trust the media’

Swedish celebrity statistician Hans Rosling has urged the 'arrogant' media to see the big picture in a feisty clash on Danish television.

Aboard a refugee bus from Budapest
Austria

Aboard a refugee bus from Budapest

"According to the Hungarian government, there will be free buses to take you to the last town before the border," shouts a man urgently in Arabic through a megaphone.

Buses of refugees arrive in Austria
Austria

Buses of refugees arrive in Austria

Update: At 8 a.m., police reported that 2,500-3,000 refugees have arrived in Austria from Hungary. The first train of 400 people has left Nickelsdorf station, heading west, with another similar train about to depart.

Hungary offers buses to refugees
Austria

Hungary offers buses to refugees

Hungary late Friday laid on buses to ferry hundreds of desperate refugees who had set off on foot for the Austrian border after being stranded for days in Budapest's main railway station.