Croatian army weapons seized by Austrian police
Austria

Croatian army weapons seized by Austrian police

Austrian police averted a diplomatic incident when they disarmed Croatian soldiers who were attending a ceremony in the Austrian town of Bleiburg on Saturday.

Prosecution on cards for Islam comments
Austria

Prosecution on cards for Islam comments

An Austrian middle school teacher may be facing criminal prosecution for comments which insult Islam as a religion.

FC Copenhagen clinch 11th Danish football title
Denmark

FC Copenhagen clinch 11th Danish football title

Club wraps up the Superliga title with three games to go.

Swedish border town braces itself for Norwegian invasion

Swedish border town braces itself for Norwegian invasion

Why thousands of Norwegians may be heading to Sweden.

‘Suspicious object’ found at Swedish nuclear plant
Sweden

‘Suspicious object’ found at Swedish nuclear plant

Police were investigating on Monday after a suspicious item was found near a Swedish nuclear power station.

IN PICTURES: Berlin’s Carnival of Cultures
Germany

IN PICTURES: Berlin’s Carnival of Cultures

The German capital celebrated its cultural diversity on Sunday with a huge street parade. Were you there?

Two men kicked off plane in what captain calls ‘racist act’
Italy

Two men kicked off plane in what captain calls ‘racist act’

“While I’m happy that safety measures are in place, these people need to be careful about who they wrongly accuse.”

French groups sue Twitter and Facebook for allowing abuse
France

French groups sue Twitter and Facebook for allowing abuse

"It's a mystery whether moderating teams in social media are actually working."

Huge Roman villa found under Amalfi church set to open
Italy

Huge Roman villa found under Amalfi church set to open

A volcanic eruption buried the villa for almost 2,000 years before it was found eight metres underneath a church on Italy's Amalfi coast.

Did Swedish Eurovision host’s mental health joke go too far?
Sweden

Did Swedish Eurovision host’s mental health joke go too far?

A Eurovision straitjacket gag has sparked controversy.

WHO launches first guidelines for treating FGM victims
Switzerland

WHO launches first guidelines for treating FGM victims

200 million women and girls are estimated to have been subjected to female genital mutilation worldwide.

Sexual assaults reported at Berlin street festival
Germany

Sexual assaults reported at Berlin street festival

Women were "surrounded, harrassed and grabbed" at the city's celebration.

Italy coach Conte cleared of sporting fraud charges
Italy

Italy coach Conte cleared of sporting fraud charges

Conte is now free to lead Italy at Euro 2016.

Swede, 61, jailed for life over Rwanda genocide involvement
Sweden

Swede, 61, jailed for life over Rwanda genocide involvement

A 61-year-old Swedish citizen has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his involvement in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

Swedish talent matchmaker helps refugees land IT jobs
Sweden

Swedish talent matchmaker helps refugees land IT jobs

Can the refugee crisis help solve Sweden's skills shortage?

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro
Germany

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro

The one-euro job scheme aims to help newcomers into the job market. But is it effective?

Runner killed by lightning bolt as storms batter Italy
Italy

Runner killed by lightning bolt as storms batter Italy

Strong winds and heavy rain are forecast to return to the north again on Thursday.

Fury as Grillo makes ‘terrorist’ jibe at London Muslim mayor
Italy

Fury as Grillo makes ‘terrorist’ jibe at London Muslim mayor

“I can't wait to see when the new Muslim mayor of London blows himself up at Westminster.”

French doctors accused of ‘extorting’ migrants
France

French doctors accused of ‘extorting’ migrants

Numerous migrants have allegedly been charged hefty fees for medical certificates.

Trained hawks will keep gulls away from Cannes VIPs
France

Trained hawks will keep gulls away from Cannes VIPs

This hotel is taking no chances when it comes to seagulls who might steal guests' food or ruin their designer outfits...

Want to date a Swede? Head to these cities
Sweden

Want to date a Swede? Head to these cities

It seems Stockholm and Gothenburg are no romantic hotspots.

Food, fun, and reliable sun: Summer in Dubrovnik
Sweden

Food, fun, and reliable sun: Summer in Dubrovnik

Swedish summer is glorious – but it's not exactly reliable. How about a holiday where the sun is shining and the water is always warm?

Norway to UK Ryanair flight evacuated over bomb scare
Norway

Norway to UK Ryanair flight evacuated over bomb scare

Two passengers were overheard arguing loudly, shortly before take-off.

The death penalty film stirring emotions at Cannes
France

The death penalty film stirring emotions at Cannes

Its director deals with the death penalty from the point of view of the hangman.

Spaniards march to mark five years of Indignados protests
Spain

Spaniards march to mark five years of Indignados protests

"Five years ago, we came here and it was a very moving moment of awakening."

Can you afford to live in Stockholm? (Hint: yes)
Sweden

Can you afford to live in Stockholm? (Hint: yes)

Anyone who's dined out in Stockholm knows it's not a cheap city. But how does the cost of living compare to other big cities?

Cold spring chills Swedish fashion sales
Sweden

Cold spring chills Swedish fashion sales

Bad April weather was bad news for H&M's coffers.

Italy will not send troops to Libya to protect UN structures
Italy

Italy will not send troops to Libya to protect UN structures

The reports come ahead of an international summit on Libya in Vienna.

Is France’s so-called ‘Solidarity Day’ a total sham?
France

Is France’s so-called ‘Solidarity Day’ a total sham?

Many workers in France will enjoy a day off on Monday for Pentecost, but many others will go to work as normal - except today they’ll work for free in "solidarity" with the needy. Surely something is wrong here.

The humble Swede who sent England home from Euro 2016
Sweden

The humble Swede who sent England home from Euro 2016

Is Swede Lars Lagerbäck, who guided Iceland to victory over England at Euro 2016, the world's best football coach?

Tension on first day of trial into Gothenburg shooting
Sweden

Tension on first day of trial into Gothenburg shooting

UPDATED: The trial into one of the most high-profile shootings in Sweden in recent years got under way on Monday.

Why talk of barriers is opening up old wounds in South Tyrol

Why talk of barriers is opening up old wounds in South Tyrol

"Even just talking about building a fence and making boundaries hurts us deeply."

‘Foreigners like to whine about Sweden, don’t they?’
Sweden

‘Foreigners like to whine about Sweden, don’t they?’

Diego Planas Rego explains why he loves living and working in Stockholm.

How to celebrate May 17th, Norway’s National Day
Norway

How to celebrate May 17th, Norway’s National Day

For many Norwegians, May 17th is even bigger than Christmas. Here are eight tips for getting the most out of the nation's most important celebration.