Spaniards hold ‘march of dignity’ ahead of new polls
Spain

Spaniards hold ‘march of dignity’ ahead of new polls

A month ahead of a general election, thousands of disgruntled Spaniards attended a "march of dignity" Saturday demanding "bread, work and shelter" and an end to "neo-liberal policies imposed by Brussels".

More flight delays hit Swedish airport
Sweden

More flight delays hit Swedish airport

Travellers at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport were beset again with delays on Saturday afternoon after technical problems with flightplan management software.

Ten children struck by lightning in Paris park
France

Ten children struck by lightning in Paris park

Eleven people including ten children have been injured by lightning during a thunderstorm at Parc Monceau in Paris on Saturday.

Spain arrests seven over stolen Bacon paintings
Spain

Spain arrests seven over stolen Bacon paintings

Spanish police said Saturday they had arrested seven people suspected of involvement in the theft of five paintings worth €25 million ($27.8 million) by renowned British artist Francis Bacon.

Colombia rebels free Spanish journalist
Spain

Colombia rebels free Spanish journalist

The Colombian rebel group ELN freed a prominent Spanish-Colombian journalist and two local TV reporters Friday after holding them for nearly a week.

Merkel hails Franco-German relations after Verdun invite

Merkel hails Franco-German relations after Verdun invite

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday hailed Franco-German ties as she prepared to attend centenary commemorations for the Battle of Verdun at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande.

Milan readies for all-Spanish Champions League final

Milan readies for all-Spanish Champions League final

Milan’s San Siro stadium is preparing for a glitzy all-Spanish final of the Champions League final on Saturday, as fans of Real and Atletico Madrid packed the city in glorious summer sunshine.

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France

What to expect when working in a bar in Paris

Fancy the idea of a bar job in Paris? There are a few things you need to know first, writes bartender Lauren Belcher.

Afghan migrant killed by lorry in Calais
France

Afghan migrant killed by lorry in Calais

A 25-year-old Afghan migrant was killed by a lorry on a motorway near the French port city of Calais in the early hours of Saturday, according to officials.

Time ticking for Spain’s Nadal and Switzerland’s Federer

Time ticking for Spain’s Nadal and Switzerland’s Federer

Grand Slam warhorses Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are bracing for a battle against time if they are to add to their haul of majors.

French PM Valls stakes political career on union fight
France

French PM Valls stakes political career on union fight

Engaged in a fierce tug of war with unions and some of his own party over labour reforms, France's embattled Prime Minister Manuel Valls has staked his political career on staring down the crisis.