Germany probes new case of US spying
Germany

Germany probes new case of US spying

German authorities have launched a probe into allegations of a new case of suspected spying linked to the US National Security Agency, a media report said Saturday.

Spanish police free Moroccan migrants held for ransom
Spain

Spanish police free Moroccan migrants held for ransom

Spanish police said Saturday they had freed two Moroccan migrants who were kidnapped as soon as they entered Spain illegally by ferry and who were being beaten and held for ransom.

French family defiant against developers
France

French family defiant against developers

A family of four, who have lived through years of sometimes violent protests at the site of a controversial airport in western France, say they have no plans to move, despite a court ruling which could see them evicted within a month.

DFB to formally refute slush fund report
Germany

DFB to formally refute slush fund report

The German Football Association (DFB) has reportedly requested a right of reply in the news magazine Der Spiegel to refute the cash-for-votes allegations surrounding the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.

Suspect in teen murder told family to tell lies
Sweden

Suspect in teen murder told family to tell lies

The 35-year-old key suspect in the Lisa Holm murder case allegedly told his brother and wife to lie to police about his whereabouts on the day the teenager was killed, Swedish media reported on Saturday.

Nazi loot row erupts over Vienna Bruegel
Austria

Nazi loot row erupts over Vienna Bruegel

A report in the Financial Times suggests that a famous painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder was stolen by Nazis from its home in Poland.

Experts start ID’ing coach crash victims
France

Experts start ID’ing coach crash victims

French investigators began on Saturday trying to identify the bodies of 43 victims of a coach crash blaze near Bordeaux, while combing the wreckage for answers on what caused the country's worst road accident in three decades.

Spain seeks military helicopter crew that crashed in Atlantic
Spain

Spain seeks military helicopter crew that crashed in Atlantic

Spain's defence ministry was on Saturday searching for three crew members of a military helicopter that crashed in the Atlantic off the Canary Islands, after initially reporting that they had been rescued by a Moroccan patrol boat.

‘Hopelessness’ ten years after French riots
France

‘Hopelessness’ ten years after French riots

Ten years on from the riots that shook France's suburbs, many residents say almost nothing in their lives has changed, and they feel excluded from the country's narrative and abandoned by politicians.

Police need more resources: commissioner
Sweden

Police need more resources: commissioner

Swedish National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson says the country's police forces will need more money and better recruitment if they are going to manage what they’re tasked with, especially given the influx of refugees.

More fires at buildings planned for refugees
Sweden

More fires at buildings planned for refugees

UPDATE: Two more buildings connected to refugee housing were hit by suspicious fires on Friday night. One of the structures burned for the second time in less than a week.