Hundreds protest again at Brenner Pass checks
Austria

Hundreds protest again at Brenner Pass checks

Several hundred young protesters clashed with Italian anti-riot police Saturday near the Austrian-Italian border during a demonstration against Vienna's proposed anti-migrant measures.

‘Pray I become poorer,’ Pope tells missionary doctors
Italy

‘Pray I become poorer,’ Pope tells missionary doctors

Pope Francis, in the modest style he has become known for, spoke on Saturday to members of an Italian medical charity working in Africa and evoked his desire to show unity with the poor.

Morocco jails brother of alleged Paris attacks leader
France

Morocco jails brother of alleged Paris attacks leader

A Moroccan court has sentenced the younger brother of suspected Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud to two years in prison on charges including justifying terrorism, state media reported.

LinkedIn job finder’s deportation confirmed
Sweden

LinkedIn job finder’s deportation confirmed

Efforts to save a Bangladeshi man from deportation, after a Malmö migration court ruled that he was not allowed a work permit – because he landed his job in Sweden via LinkedIn – have failed.

Italy-Austria border controls ‘political catastrophe’

Italy-Austria border controls ‘political catastrophe’

Austria imposing controls on its border with Italy would be a "political catastrophe" for Europe, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday.

‘Donald Trump is probably a bad man’: French PM
France

‘Donald Trump is probably a bad man’: French PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls accused the presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of being a "bad man" Friday, having previously criticised him over his views on Muslims.

Eta member jailed for 92 years for plot to kill Spanish king
Spain

Eta member jailed for 92 years for plot to kill Spanish king

A Spanish court sentenced a member of the Basque separatist group Eta to 92 years in prison over a failed plot to kill Spain’s king at the opening of Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum in 1997.

Hadron Collider set to resume search for the ‘unthinkable’
Switzerland

Hadron Collider set to resume search for the ‘unthinkable’

The world’s most powerful proton smasher is preparing for its biggest run yet.

Forest fire threatens Swedish island
Sweden

Forest fire threatens Swedish island

Early on Saturday morning authorities on the Swedish island of Gotland urged the public to stay indoors as a forest fire raged out of control in the Vänge area in the centre of the island.

Margot Honecker, former East German leader’s widow, dies
Germany

Margot Honecker, former East German leader’s widow, dies

Margot Honecker, the widow of former East German leader Erich Honecker and a steely politician in her own right, died Friday in Chile at the age of 89, her family said.

EU won’t sacrifice food safety for US trade deal: Germany
Germany

EU won’t sacrifice food safety for US trade deal: Germany

The EU won't sacrifice its high food safety standards for better US auto market access in a transatlantic trade deal being negotiated, a German minister said Friday.