Freedom Party claims election fraud rife
Austria

Freedom Party claims election fraud rife

Austria's far-right is probing "countless" cases of fraud in last week's presidential election that saw its candidate lose by a narrow margin, the party chief was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Neo-Nazi arrested after asylum-seeker threats
Austria

Neo-Nazi arrested after asylum-seeker threats

Austrian police commandos have arrested a suspected neo-Nazi who allegedly threatened to massacre asylum-seekers, recovering several weapons and ammunition at his home, police said Sunday.

Swiss Wawrinka advances to the French Open last-eight
Switzerland

Swiss Wawrinka advances to the French Open last-eight

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka moves into the French Open quarterfinals.

‘At least 12 days to recover Egyptair black boxes’
France

‘At least 12 days to recover Egyptair black boxes’

Investigators into EgyptAir's plane crash need at least 12 days to recover its black boxes as they await a ship that can retrieve them from the bottom of the Mediterranean, investigation sources said Sunday.

Vast Swiss rail tunnel finally sees light at end of long wait
Switzerland

Vast Swiss rail tunnel finally sees light at end of long wait

The Gotthard Base Tunnel opens on Wednesday.

First service marks Battle of Jutland centenary
Denmark

First service marks Battle of Jutland centenary

Britain yesterday kicked off a week of commemorations marking one hundred years since the Battle of Jutland, the largest naval battle of World War I.

Real Madrid come home to ecstatic crowds in capital
Spain

Real Madrid come home to ecstatic crowds in capital

Thousands of Real Madrid fans chanted and waved supporter scarves under a rain of confetti on Sunday in the Spanish capital as the team returned home after an historic 11th European Cup win.

Hollande and Merkel mark centenary of Battle of Verdun

Hollande and Merkel mark centenary of Battle of Verdun

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood shoulder to shoulder Sunday to mark the centenary of Verdun, one of the bloodiest battles of World War I.

Dozens of kids die as boat tragedies claim up to 700 lives
Italy

Dozens of kids die as boat tragedies claim up to 700 lives

A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated on Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned.

Cantona laments omission of north African-origin players
France

Cantona laments omission of north African-origin players

The omission of Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa from the France squad for next month's European Championships is a missed opportunity to unite the country in the face of extremism and division, according to ex-international Eric Cantona.

Police shoot knife man in central Stockholm
Sweden

Police shoot knife man in central Stockholm

A knife-wielding man was shot by police officers in Stockholm’s Sergel Square after he attacked officers.

UK rescues 20 migrants from boat in Channel
France

UK rescues 20 migrants from boat in Channel

The British coastguard said it rescued 20 migrants on Sunday from the Channel after their inflatable boat began to take on water.

German populist party in race row over Boateng remarks
Germany

German populist party in race row over Boateng remarks

A leading member of the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party sparked outrage Sunday after making racist remarks about national football team defender Jerome Boateng.

Real Madrid ‘win lottery’ to land Champions League title
Spain

Real Madrid ‘win lottery’ to land Champions League title

Real Madrid striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, said penalties are just a game of chance after scoring the winning spot-kick to give Real Madrid an 11th Champions League crown on Saturday.

Zlatan ‘is not going to Manchester United’, says agent
Sweden

Zlatan ‘is not going to Manchester United’, says agent

According to Mino Raiola, the agent of Swedish superstar footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, his client will not be heading to Old Trafford to link up with Jose Mourinho, Manchester United's new manager.

Dozens hit by lightning strike in west Germany
Germany

Dozens hit by lightning strike in west Germany

35 people were injured in the west German village of Hoppstädten when lightning struck the pitch at the end of a children's football match.

Storms batter Upper and Lower Austria overnight
Austria

Storms batter Upper and Lower Austria overnight

Violent storms in parts of Austria on Saturday night caused travel disruptions, flooding and several fires lit by lightning strikes, according to fire and rescue teams in Upper and Lower Austria.