Stolen Tour of Spain bicycle worth €12,000 found ‘on sale for €120’
Spain

Stolen Tour of Spain bicycle worth €12,000 found ‘on sale for €120’

Spanish police said on Sunday they found a bike worth around 12,000 euros ($13,600) that was stolen from an Australian rider in the Tour of Spain for sale in a second hand shop for just 120 euros.

Germany reinstates Austrian border checks
Austria

Germany reinstates Austrian border checks

The German government has effectively suspended the Schengen agreement by reinstating controls at its borders with Austria, with the first passport checks already taking place on Sunday night.

Crackdown on guns after Marseille shooting
France

Crackdown on guns after Marseille shooting

France’s interior minister has called for a comprehensive plan to combat arms trafficking in the country, after a shooting early Sunday killed one man and injured five people in the centre of Marseille.

Reports: ‘Germany restores border controls’
Germany

Reports: ‘Germany restores border controls’

Germany is reinstating controls at its border with Austria as Europe's top economy struggles to cope with a record influx of refugees, according to media reports on Sunday.

Sweden Democrats feud: ‘Åkesson must resign’
Sweden

Sweden Democrats feud: ‘Åkesson must resign’

Gustav Kasselstrand, the former chairman of the Sweden Democrats’ youth wing, the SDU, has called for Jimmie Åkesson to resign following the nationalist party leader’s decision to shut down SDU and initiate a new youth wing.

Europe: promised land for educated refugees

Europe: promised land for educated refugees

Far from backgrounds of extreme poverty, many of the hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees inching their way through the continent studied at university or worked in good jobs before disaster hit.

Paris: Chinese guide robbed of €25,000
France

Paris: Chinese guide robbed of €25,000

A Chinese tourist guide was robbed of €25,000 ($28,300) in cash and his new Rolex watch after he had prevented two of his group from being robbed themselves outside a hotel near Paris, police said on Sunday.

EU mayors: ‘More must be done for refugees’

EU mayors: ‘More must be done for refugees’

Four European mayors, including those of Paris and Barcelona, on Sunday called on the continent's governments to do more to help refugees and migrants, in a joint column published on Sunday.

European mayors join forces: ‘More must be done to help refugees’
Spain

European mayors join forces: ‘More must be done to help refugees’

Four European mayors, including those of Paris and Barcelona, on Sunday called on the continent's governments to do more to help refugees and migrants, in a joint column published on Sunday.

Nordic nations scrap over household waste

Nordic nations scrap over household waste

Sweden and Norway are locked in a tug-of-war over dozens of lorries that cross the border each day carrying loads of precious cargo: garbage

‘Germany has reached its limit’, says minister
Germany

‘Germany has reached its limit’, says minister

Germany's transport minister on Sunday said that Germany has 'reached its limit,' as he called for measures to halt a record migrant influx that has seen the infrastructure of the southern city of Munich buckling.

Venezuelan film wins Venice Golden Lion
Italy

Venezuelan film wins Venice Golden Lion

Venezuelan drama “Desde Alla” (From Afar), which tells a story of repressed gay love, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday on a night to remember for Latin American cinema.

Swedish boxer holds on to world championship
Sweden

Swedish boxer holds on to world championship

US-based Swedish boxer Badou Jack earned a split decision over the UK’s George Groves to successfully defend his WBC super middleweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Europe ‘living in a dream world’
Austria

Europe ‘living in a dream world’

Thousands of Europeans were expected Saturday to rally in solidarity with refugees fleeing violence and war, as Hungary's populist premier said the migrants should come no further than camps around war-ravaged Syria's borders.

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Sweden

Sept. 17: Digital mindmapping (Umeå)

Pennetta wins US Open and then retires
Italy

Pennetta wins US Open and then retires

Flavia Pennetta captured her first Grand Slam singles title at the US Open on Saturday and said she was happy to head into retirement.