BLOG: Stockholm glitters for Eurovision Song Contest
Sweden

BLOG: Stockholm glitters for Eurovision Song Contest

The Local reported live from the Eurovision Song Contest at Stockholm's Globe Arena.

Boko Haram ‘still a threat’: France’s Hollande
France

Boko Haram ‘still a threat’: France’s Hollande

Boko Haram remains a threat despite “impressive” military gains against it, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday, as regional and Western leaders gathered for talks on the Islamist threat.

Intense fire burns in Swedish capital apartment block
Sweden

Intense fire burns in Swedish capital apartment block

Firefighters were on Saturday struggling to contain a fire that broke out on Friday night just a few kilometres away from the city's Eurovision venue, the Globe Arena.

Increase in arson at German refugee centres: police
Germany

Increase in arson at German refugee centres: police

45 fires already this year.

Lily-Rose Depp makes Cannes debut to mixed reviews
France

Lily-Rose Depp makes Cannes debut to mixed reviews

One critic said: "She's fine, I guess."

Scandal-hit VW gives staff €3,950 bonus
Germany

Scandal-hit VW gives staff €3,950 bonus

All this despite the emissions scandal.

Clinton, Sanders camps trade blows at global convention
Germany

Clinton, Sanders camps trade blows at global convention

Clinton may be the favourite back home, but at the Democrats Abroad Global Convention in Berlin on Friday, the talk was all about her rival. But is Sanders the real deal or just 'a fad'?

LGBT-friendly Russian tipped to win Sweden’s Eurovision
Sweden

LGBT-friendly Russian tipped to win Sweden’s Eurovision

Bookies are tipping Russia to win Saturday night's Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.

Italian IVF doctor suspected of stealing patient’s eggs
Italy

Italian IVF doctor suspected of stealing patient’s eggs

Victim claimed she was forcibly immobilised, placed under anaesthetic and operated on without her consent.

France’s ‘Atomic Anne’ charged over nuclear deal
France

France’s ‘Atomic Anne’ charged over nuclear deal

French nuclear giant Areva's former boss Anne Lauvergeon was charged Friday as part of a probe linked to its disastrous 2007 purchase of a Canadian uranium mining firm, Uramin.

Eco campaigners blockade German coal mine
Germany

Eco campaigners blockade German coal mine

Two thousand environmental protesters blockaded a coal mine in Germany on Friday as part of an international campaign against the use of fossil fuels.

Who is France’s Eurovision entry? Six things to know
France

Who is France’s Eurovision entry? Six things to know

Could this Israeli-French singer be the key to a France Eurovision comeback?

Five years on, the Indignados have changed Spain’s politics
Spain

Five years on, the Indignados have changed Spain’s politics

Five years ago, a small group of angry activists launched Spain's anti-austerity Indignados movement, likely never imagining it would grow so big, spreading beyond the country and shaking the very core of politics.

President Obama scolds Russia on Nordic threats

President Obama scolds Russia on Nordic threats

US President Barack Obama welcomed leaders from five Nordic countries to the White House on Friday, using the occasion to direct criticism at Vladimir Putin's Russia.