UNHCR lauds Austrian refugee response
Austria

UNHCR lauds Austrian refugee response

Melissa Fleming, UNHCR Head of Communications, has praised the response of both government and civil society to the refugee crisis in Austria.

Refugees flee from police in Danish port town
Denmark

Refugees flee from police in Danish port town

A large group of refugees reportedly trying to get to Sweden from Germany fled from police when their train stopped in the Danish harbour town of Rødby on Sunday evening.

Federer sets up clash with big serving Isner
Switzerland

Federer sets up clash with big serving Isner

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer coasted into the US Open fourth round on Saturday with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber, his tenth win in ten meetings against the 29th-ranked German.

Welsh bus crash leaves five in Swiss hospitals
Switzerland

Welsh bus crash leaves five in Swiss hospitals

Five people remained hospitalized for treatment of serious injuries on Sunday after three trucks and a Welsh bus carrying tourists crashed, injuring 41 people, on the A2 motorway in the canton of Lucerne, media reported.

Denmark: Gulf states need to step up Syria aid
Denmark

Denmark: Gulf states need to step up Syria aid

In announcing that Denmark will contribute an additional 70 million kroner to Syrian refugees, the Foreign Ministry said that wealthy Gulf states should also increase their contributions.

Faymann calls for emergency summit
Austria

Faymann calls for emergency summit

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann called Sunday for an emergency EU summit to resolve the migrant crisis, saying his country's admittance of thousands of refugees crossing from Hungary was just a "temporary" measure.

Train traffic stalled as storms hit Sweden
Sweden

Train traffic stalled as storms hit Sweden

UPDATED: Heavy rainfall in central Sweden on Sunday has seen train and road traffic grinding to a halt and over 100 homes evacuated.

French agent ‘sorry’ for sinking Rainbow Warrior
France

French agent ‘sorry’ for sinking Rainbow Warrior

The French secret service frogman who attached the mines which sank the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand 30 years ago apologised for his actions in an interview Sunday with investigative website Mediapart.

Ousted Le Pen senior forms new group
France

Ousted Le Pen senior forms new group

French far-right firebrand Jean-Marie Le Pen announced Saturday the creation of a political association, distinct from the National Front (FN) party he co-founded and was recently ousted from after feuding with its current leader, his daughter.

Russia topple Sweden after Zlatan injury
Sweden

Russia topple Sweden after Zlatan injury

Russia beat Sweden 1-0 on Saturday after Zlatan Ibrahimovic was benched at the interval with a leg injury.

Swedish PM: ‘My Europe takes in refugees’
Sweden

Swedish PM: ‘My Europe takes in refugees’

UPDATED: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven called on Europe to do more to help refugees as thousands of Stockholmers gathered at a pro-refugee demonstration on Sunday.