Sweden edge Denmark in Euro 2016 play-off tie

Sweden edge Denmark in Euro 2016 play-off tie

Sweden conceded a sloppy second-half goal but still clung on to a narrow 2-1 win against Denmark in the first leg of the play-off for the 2016 European Championships in France.

Police hunt suspects in Paris attacks
France

Police hunt suspects in Paris attacks

French police have identified three teams of gunmen wearing suicide vests who killed at least 129 people during an onslaught on the French capital claimed by the Isis group, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Pressure is on to solve Syria
Austria

Pressure is on to solve Syria

Multiple bloody attacks in Paris claimed by Islamic State jihadists hiked pressure on world leaders meeting in Vienna Saturday to overcome deep divisions and find a way out of Syria's war.

Ten die as French train crashes during test run
France

Ten die as French train crashes during test run

UPDATED: Ten people were killed after a French high-speed train derailed during a test run on Saturday, local officials said, the first fatal accident since the TGV trains were introduced more than 30 years ago.

German police checking all trains from France
Germany

German police checking all trains from France

German federal police are checking all trains crossing into the country from France, a spokesman said on Saturday, while officers in border areas are on high alert.

AS IT HAPPENED: Paris reels after terror attacks
France

AS IT HAPPENED: Paris reels after terror attacks

People in France and around the globe on Saturday mourned the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris as officials launched a huge global investigation in a bid to find answers.

Terror expert: Paris attacks ‘aren’t a one off’
France

Terror expert: Paris attacks ‘aren’t a one off’

In the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris, leading terrorism expert Magnus Ranstorp tells The Local why Isis has gone on the offensive in France, and why such attacks are likely to occur again in the country.

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France

Eyewitness: Paris one night after nightmare

The Carillon is one of the hippest bars in the trendiest areas of Paris, but like the city of Paris as a whole, it is unlikely ever to be the same again. Sam Davies reports from Paris the night after Friday's atrocities.

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France

French police trace ‘two refugees’ in Paris attacks

UPDATED: Two men who French police are seeking to trace in connection with the Paris attacks registered as refugees with Greek authorities earlier this year, the Greek police confirmed on Saturday.

Swiss step up security after Paris attacks
Switzerland

Swiss step up security after Paris attacks

Police and border guards in Switzerland are reinforcing security measures across the country in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night that left at least 129 people dead and more than 300 injured.

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France

What we know so far about the Paris attackers

UPDATED: Here's what we know so far about the terrorists - now numbered at seven - all wearing suicide vests, who wrought unprecedented violence in six locations across Paris on Friday.

Isis shifting focus to West with Paris attacks
France

Isis shifting focus to West with Paris attacks

The ability of Isis to carry out the deadly Paris that it has claimed reveals the growing sophistication and reach of the global jihadist network, analysts said on Saturday.

Germany ‘watching Islamists and far-right’
Germany

Germany ‘watching Islamists and far-right’

German security authorities will be closely watching both known Islamic fundamentalists and far-right extremists who might join an anti-Islamic backlash in the coming days, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière said on Saturday afternoon.

Italian student missing following Paris attacks
Italy

Italian student missing following Paris attacks

An appeal has been launched via social media to help find a 28-year-old student from Venice, who is missing following Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris.

Vienna’s Christmas markets not canceled
Austria

Vienna’s Christmas markets not canceled

Despite rumours to the contrary, Vienna's Christmas markets -- and especially the largest one at the Rathaus Platz by the Town Hall -- have not been canceled in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Vandals attack Swedish government buildings
Sweden

Vandals attack Swedish government buildings

The regional headquarters of Sweden's ruling coalition parties the Social Democrats and Greens (Miljöpartiet) were both vandalized on Saturday morning, in what is thought to be a reaction to the Paris terror attacks.

Paris changes everything on refugees: Bavaria
Germany

Paris changes everything on refugees: Bavaria

Conservative leaders in Germany insisted on linking the terror attacks in Paris on Friday night to the country's own refugee crisis, with calls emerging on Saturday for a crackdown at German borders.

Rome gets 700 more troops for Jubilee threat
Italy

Rome gets 700 more troops for Jubilee threat

Italy will send an extra 700 troops to Rome for the 2016 Jubilee of Mercy amid fears terrorists could strike the capital.

Sweden remembers France attack victims
Sweden

Sweden remembers France attack victims

The mood was sombre in Stockholm over the weekend as people gathered to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks, which included one Swedish citizen.

Security increased for Sweden-Denmark match
Denmark

Security increased for Sweden-Denmark match

The Euro 2016 playoff between Denmark and Sweden will be played under increased security measures following the Friday’s terror attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people.

German-held suspect ‘linked to Paris attackers’
Germany

German-held suspect ‘linked to Paris attackers’

UPDATED: The Bavarian state premier said on Saturday there is "reason to believe" that a man arrested in southern Germany last week, who had weapons including machine guns and explosives in his car, was linked to the attackers in Paris.

Spanish security forces ‘on alert’ after Paris terrorist attacks
Spain

Spanish security forces ‘on alert’ after Paris terrorist attacks

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called an emergency meeting of Spain’s National Security Council in response to the attacks.

Paris seeks to identify victims of deadly attacks
France

Paris seeks to identify victims of deadly attacks

UPDATED: People from at least 12 different countries have been confirmed among the dead. Friends and family members took to social media on Saturday in a desperate search for loved ones missing since the attacks.

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France

IN PICS: World shows solidarity with France

Cities around the world have lit their most famous monuments in red, white and blue in solidarity with France after Friday's terrorist attacks.

Pamela Anderson lights up Vienna
Austria

Pamela Anderson lights up Vienna

Canadian model and actor Pamela Anderson made a flying visit to Vienna on Friday, to illuminate the Christmas decorations in the Lugner City shopping mall.

German team spent night in stadium after attacks
Germany

German team spent night in stadium after attacks

Germany's football team spent the night at the Stade de France in north Paris after a friendly match against France rather than take the risk of driving through the French capital to their hotel following the attacks that left more than 120 people dead.

We feared another attack in Paris but not ‘war’
France

We feared another attack in Paris but not ‘war’

After January's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, France feared it would only be a matter of time before it was hit again, but no one was prepared Friday's carnage, says the editor of The Local France, Ben McPartland.

Swedish police on alert in wake of Paris attacks
Sweden

Swedish police on alert in wake of Paris attacks

Security was stepped up in Sweden on Saturday after more than 120 people were killed in a series of terror attacks in Paris on Friday night.

Merkel calls cabinet meeting to discuss Paris
Germany

Merkel calls cabinet meeting to discuss Paris

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she will meet with ministers over the series of attacks in Paris, as she pledged to "do everything" to help France in its fight against terrorists.

Italian jailed for hiring Berlusconi prostitutes
Italy

Italian jailed for hiring Berlusconi prostitutes

A former Italian businessman was Friday sentenced to seven years and 10 months in prison for paying prostitutes to join parties with former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Syria talks in Vienna reflect on Paris attacks
Austria

Syria talks in Vienna reflect on Paris attacks

Multiple "terror" attacks in Paris increased the pressure on some 20 countries and organisations meeting in Vienna on Saturday to overcome deep divisions and help end Syria's horrific civil war.

Italy raises terror alert after Paris attacks
Italy

Italy raises terror alert after Paris attacks

UPDATED: Italy has raised its terror alert after the attacks in Paris on Friday night, in which at least 128 people were killed and 200 were injured - including two Italians - amid a threat that Rome will be targeted next.

Federer: tennis ‘could do more’ against doping
Switzerland

Federer: tennis ‘could do more’ against doping

Roger Federer has warned tennis chiefs they must bring in tougher measures to weed out drug cheats in a bid to avoid a repeat of the Russian athletics doping scandal.

Danish PM: Paris attacks ‘a dark day in Europe’
Denmark

Danish PM: Paris attacks ‘a dark day in Europe’

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has joined a long line of world leaders condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday evening and offering solidarity with France.

Swede confirmed dead after Paris terror attacks
Sweden

Swede confirmed dead after Paris terror attacks

UPDATED: A Swedish citizen was among the victims of the attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris on Friday, while another was injured, the foreign ministry said on Saturday.

French security services’ nightmare comes true
France

French security services’ nightmare comes true

Simultaneous attacks on multiple targets by gunmen and suicide bombers working in unison: a nightmare scenario that France's anti-terror agencies had dreaded for months came true in Paris on Friday night.

Terror targets ranged from pizzeria to stadium
France

Terror targets ranged from pizzeria to stadium

The assailants of the string of coordinated attacks in and around Paris late on Friday left more than 120 people dead, hitting at least six very different venues, ranging from the national sports stadium to a pizzeria. The overall toll was expected to rise.

Teens pick ‘Smombie’ as hippest German word
Germany

Teens pick ‘Smombie’ as hippest German word

What do you call someone who stares gormlessly at their iPhone for hours on end? A "Smombie", apparently, which was chosen as this year's German Youth Word.

Gaddafi tried to buy FC Copenhagen: book
Denmark

Gaddafi tried to buy FC Copenhagen: book

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi once tried to purchase the football club FC Copenhagen, a new book has revealed.

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France

Apocalyptic scenes as Paris hit by attacks

Updated: Sirens blaring, blood on the roads, weeping relatives: nightmare scenes played out on the streets of Paris on Friday night as at least 120 people were killed in simultaneous attacks, carried out by at least eight attackers.

Bataclan survivor: ‘They were just shooting at the crowd’
France

Bataclan survivor: ‘They were just shooting at the crowd’

Paul was one of hundreds who had gone to see a music performance at the Bataclan concert hall on Friday night in Paris. Here is his harrowing account, plus others, from the scene where over 100 people were shot dead in an apparent terror attack.

French seek friends, shelter on social media
France

French seek friends, shelter on social media

UPDATED: French people took to social media to find friends and relatives, search for shelter and tell the world they were safe on Saturday, after a wave of attacks across Paris left 120 people dead.

German team ‘shaken, shocked’ by attacks
Germany

German team ‘shaken, shocked’ by attacks

German football team manager Joachim Löw expressed grief in reaction to the attacks in Paris that began on Friday night, some of which occurred outside a Germany-France match.

IN PICS: Shock, horror as Paris attacks unfold
France

IN PICS: Shock, horror as Paris attacks unfold

Attacks have been reported across Paris beginning on Friday night with dozens reported dead and injured.

World leaders condemn Paris terrorist attacks

World leaders condemn Paris terrorist attacks

World leaders including US President Barack Obama have been condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday evening, and offering solidarity with France.

France declares state of emergency after attacks
France

France declares state of emergency after attacks

President François Hollande has declared a state of emergency across the whole of the country, hours after Paris was rocked by a series of terror attacks. All borders have been closed.