Former Novartis chief moved to Monaco: report
Switzerland

Former Novartis chief moved to Monaco: report

The controversial former chairman and CEO of Novartis has moved to the tax haven Monaco, where he has purchased a luxury duplex apartment valued at around €24 million, a Swiss weekly says.

Federer wins seventh Swiss Indoors title
Switzerland

Federer wins seventh Swiss Indoors title

UPDATED: Hometown favourite Roger Federer rated his 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 win over Rafael Nadal as the best of his Swiss Indoors tennis career after claiming a seventh title the Basel event on Sunday.

Rossi-Marquez feud fuels long-running Italy-Spain sporting rivalry
Spain

Rossi-Marquez feud fuels long-running Italy-Spain sporting rivalry

What started as a minor jibe from Valentino Rossi towards defending MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has descended into battle on and off the track and reared the ugly head of a simmering sporting rivalry between Italy and Spain.

Rossi-Marquez feud fuels Italy-Spain rivalry
Italy

Rossi-Marquez feud fuels Italy-Spain rivalry

What started as a minor jibe from Valentino Rossi towards defending MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has descended into battle on and off the track and reared the ugly head of a simmering sporting rivalry between Italy and Spain.

Police fail to show at Roma camp in Malmö
Sweden

Police fail to show at Roma camp in Malmö

A controversial EU migrant camp in Malmö was due to be torn down at 4pm on Sunday but the eviction deadline passed without any sign of the police.

Sean Penn: Paris climate talks ‘last great hope’
France

Sean Penn: Paris climate talks ‘last great hope’

Hollywood star Sean Penn said on Sunday the upcoming climate talks in Paris were the "last great chance" to stop the planet overheating.

Italian comedians in fracas with MotoGP rider
Italy

Italian comedians in fracas with MotoGP rider

Spanish MotoGP rider Marc Marquez says some of his relatives were physically assaulted by members of an Italian comedy show, according to reports on Saturday night.

Spanish MotoGP rider Marquez in fracas with Italian comedians
Spain

Spanish MotoGP rider Marquez in fracas with Italian comedians

Spanish MotoGP rider Marc Marquez says some of his relatives were physically assaulted by members of an Italian comedy show, according to reports on Saturday night.

East Germany’s ‘accidental liberator’ dies
Germany

East Germany’s ‘accidental liberator’ dies

Günter Schabowski, the East German official who inadvertently announced the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 died on Sunday aged 86, media reported.

Faulty eye product costs at least 13 Spaniards their sight, say officials
Spain

Faulty eye product costs at least 13 Spaniards their sight, say officials

A faulty substance used in eye operations has cost 13 Spaniards their sight in one eye and left 28 other patients also suffering injuries, health authorities announced on Saturday.

Airlines stop flying over Sinai after Russia crash

Airlines stop flying over Sinai after Russia crash

Air France and Lufthansa said on Saturday that they will stop flying over Egypt's Sinai peninsula after a Russian passenger plane went down in the area with the loss of all 224 people on board.

Stockholm enjoys driest October on record
Sweden

Stockholm enjoys driest October on record

Was your umbrella gathering dust in the corner last month? If so, that’s because October was an extremely dry month in Sweden. Indeed, the capital Stockholm enjoyed the driest October since records began.

Danish PM in US: Denmark is not socialist
Denmark

Danish PM in US: Denmark is not socialist

After seeing his country held up as an example in the US presidential debate, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen used an address at Harvard to explain the Nordic model to a US audience suddenly very interested in Denmark.