Brittany town falls for charm of Wales and feeling is mutual
France

Brittany town falls for charm of Wales and feeling is mutual

Wales and the Brittany town of Dinard, in northwest France are enjoying a special relationship, that they all hope will go on just a little longer.

Federer ties Grand Slam record with latest win
Switzerland

Federer ties Grand Slam record with latest win

Roger Federer reached his 14th Wimbledon quarterfinal and tied Martina Navratilova's all-time Grand Slam record of 306 match wins on Monday.

CAS to rule on Rio hopes of Russian athletes
Switzerland

CAS to rule on Rio hopes of Russian athletes

The Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will decide whether to overturn the ban against Russia's athletics programme.

Fury over rape reports at Swedish music festivals
Sweden

Fury over rape reports at Swedish music festivals

Swedish activists and politicians have spoken out after a spate of reported rapes and groping at weekend festivals.

Germany derides ‘disgraceful’ Farage after resignation
Germany

Germany derides ‘disgraceful’ Farage after resignation

Nigel Farage is “disgraceful” and "a coward" German politicians and journalists from across the political divide agree.

‘I hope Sweden doesn’t grant me asylum’
Sweden

‘I hope Sweden doesn’t grant me asylum’

Newly tightened rules over family reunification for asylum seekers are making life in Sweden impossible, argues one Syrian.

Young people in France also left depressed by Brexit
France

Young people in France also left depressed by Brexit

It’s not only young Brits who are mourning the result of the Brexit referendum.

Tests find ‘possible carcinogen’ in Kinder sweets
Germany

Tests find ‘possible carcinogen’ in Kinder sweets

A German food watchdog on Monday pushed for the recall of Kinder chocolate bars, among other snacks.

Brits continue mad rush for Swedish passports
Sweden

Brits continue mad rush for Swedish passports

Sweden has hit ANOTHER weekly record in the number of Britons applying for citizenship on the back of Brexit.

Italian admits causing deadly blast ‘because wife left him’
Italy

Italian admits causing deadly blast ‘because wife left him’

The 51-year-old couldn't accept his wife's decision to separate from him.

Löw rallies players with motto of ‘Bring on the French’
Germany

Löw rallies players with motto of ‘Bring on the French’

Despite a mounting injury list, Germany coach Joachim Löw is relishing facing the Euro 2016 hosts in Thursday's semi-final under the motto - 'Bring on France'.

Danish supermarket Netto pulls out of Britain
Denmark

Danish supermarket Netto pulls out of Britain

The discount chain's return to Britain proves short-lived.

Couple marries in ambulance after groom passes out
Spain

Couple marries in ambulance after groom passes out

The groom caught a bit of a dizzy spell right before the pair were supposed to say "I do".

Radar problems close Norway airspace – again
Norway

Radar problems close Norway airspace – again

For the second time in less than a month, flights were grounded due to technical errors.

Woman admits murder after body found in Dalarna
Sweden

Woman admits murder after body found in Dalarna

A 20-year-old woman has confessed killing a woman in her sixties in the Dalarna region in central Sweden.

Body of missing American student found in Rome’s Tiber
Italy

Body of missing American student found in Rome’s Tiber

UPDATED: The body of a man found in Rome's Tiber river on Monday is that of missing American student, Beau Solomon, Italian police said in a statement.

English fan stabbed in Paris after France Iceland match
France

English fan stabbed in Paris after France Iceland match

An English football fan who was supporting Iceland was stabbed twice in Paris on Sunday night.

Seventeen Spanish provinces on alert for extreme weather
Spain

Seventeen Spanish provinces on alert for extreme weather

From soaring temperatures to ferocious storms, Spain is set for one crazy week of weather.

Brexit-spooked investors fret over Italy’s debt-laden banks
Italy

Brexit-spooked investors fret over Italy’s debt-laden banks

Investors, many of them shaken by Britain's vote to leave the European Union, are fretting over the fragile balance sheets of debt-laden Italian banks.

Danes’ support of EU skyrockets after Brexit
Denmark

Danes’ support of EU skyrockets after Brexit

The rather messy aftermath of Brexit has seemed to warm Danes on the EU.

Five rape reports filed during Roskilde Festival
Denmark

Five rape reports filed during Roskilde Festival

An increase in reported rape cases and one young woman's death were dark spots on an otherwise calm festival.

Spaniards report xenophobic attacks after Brexit vote
Spain

Spaniards report xenophobic attacks after Brexit vote

Spaniards living in the UK have reported facing more discrimination, as police investigate a rise in racist and xenophobic attacks since the UK voted to leave the EU.

France moves towards a full ban on smacking kids
France

France moves towards a full ban on smacking kids

Is a full ban on smacking children now on the cards in France?

Spain should be fined over its deficit says EU Commissioner
Spain

Spain should be fined over its deficit says EU Commissioner

Germany's EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Spain and Portugal should be fined by Brussels for missing their 2015 deficit targets.

‘There’s good money to be made here’
Denmark

‘There’s good money to be made here’

UPDATED: The hundreds of can and bottle collectors who come to Roskilde each year can take home a lot of cash, but there can often be a high price to pay.

Swiss couple told to give back adopted daughter
Switzerland

Swiss couple told to give back adopted daughter

The child's biological mother now wants her baby back.

Hundreds evacuated in Venice holiday resort blaze
Italy

Hundreds evacuated in Venice holiday resort blaze

Some forty families of international holidaymakers reportedly lost their possessions in the fire, which reduced rows of wooden holiday homes to ash.

British expats ‘should be given French nationality’
France

British expats ‘should be given French nationality’

"Let's send the message that the French have not forgotten their common past with the UK."

Bearded Swedes flock to Norwegian border farm

Bearded Swedes flock to Norwegian border farm

Could beards and Swedes be about to take over the Norwegian border town of Halden?

In pics: Over a million people celebrate Madrid Pride 2016
Spain

In pics: Over a million people celebrate Madrid Pride 2016

One of the world's biggest gay pride celebrations took place in Madrid this weekend.

Vice-Chancellor calls to offer young Brits dual citizenship
Germany

Vice-Chancellor calls to offer young Brits dual citizenship

The German vice-Chancellor said on Saturday that Germany needs to support young Brits after the UK voted to leave the EU.

Sweden could turn back one in two failed asylum seekers
Sweden

Sweden could turn back one in two failed asylum seekers

Around 80,000 failed asylum seekers are likely to be told to leave Sweden, according to the country's migration boss.

Who will open the Bregenzer Festspiele?
Austria

Who will open the Bregenzer Festspiele?

The internationally renowned Bregenzer Festspiele has been left with no one to open it - after Austria’s highest court ruled that May's presidential election must be repeated because of widespread procedural "sloppiness".

Bone find reignites case of child missing for 15 years
Germany

Bone find reignites case of child missing for 15 years

Police in Bavaria is saying a gruesome discovery over the weekend are the remains of a child that has been missing since 2001.

Court convicts virtual partner of ‘nude selfies’ mayor
Switzerland

Court convicts virtual partner of ‘nude selfies’ mayor

A woman who received nude selfies from a serving mayor has been found guilty of five charges including attempted coercion and defamation.

Norway’s funding of Clinton Foundation under scrutiny
Norway

Norway’s funding of Clinton Foundation under scrutiny

A series of reports from Dagbladet newspaper have raised questions about Norway’s financial support of the Clinton Foundation.

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest in the heart of Berlin
Germany

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest in the heart of Berlin

Unhappy protesters met by the Brandenburg Gate on Saturday to show their discontent with the outcome of Britain's referendum on EU membership.

Man wrongfully jailed in Spain demands €10 million from gov
Spain

Man wrongfully jailed in Spain demands €10 million from gov

A Russian-American man is seeking €10 million in compensation after being imprisoned in Spain for two years despite "absolutely no evidence against him," according to the court.

Post-Brexit, less than a third of Italians want to leave EU
Italy

Post-Brexit, less than a third of Italians want to leave EU

Ten days on from the shock results of the UK referendum on whether or not to remain in the EU, and euro-scepticism in Italy seems to be on the wane.

Army ‘may have known’ about Graz mosque attack
Austria

Army ‘may have known’ about Graz mosque attack

The Austrian army is investigating allegations that one of its employees was involved in desecrating a mosque in Graz.

French police probe rape of two English women in Nice
France

French police probe rape of two English women in Nice

The two women told police they were sexually assaulted by two men in early hours of Saturday morning.

Suspected people smugglers ‘sold organs of migrant dead’
Italy

Suspected people smugglers ‘sold organs of migrant dead’

Thirty-eight suspected migrant smugglers, who are also alleged to have been involved in organ trafficking, were arrested across Italy early on Monday morning.

Schulz: ‘Switzerland is important to the EU’
Switzerland

Schulz: ‘Switzerland is important to the EU’

Switzerland and the EU should find a temporary agreement over immigration, says the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

80% of Spaniards under 30 still live at home with parents
Spain

80% of Spaniards under 30 still live at home with parents

Young Spaniards are finding it harder than ever before to fly the nest.

Holidaymakers face travel chaos as Alitalia staff strike
Italy

Holidaymakers face travel chaos as Alitalia staff strike

The strike, called by the Filt-Cigl union, will be held between 11am and 3pm on Tuesday.

The best concerts of Roskilde Festival 2016
Denmark

The best concerts of Roskilde Festival 2016

Befitting the diversity of the line-up, there are precious few overlaps in our three writers' picks.

Why this Swede is now a legend in Iceland
Sweden

Why this Swede is now a legend in Iceland

Lars Lagerbäck will leave a significant legacy behind him in Iceland after his feats at Euro 2016.

Teenager invented swimming pool sex attack
Austria

Teenager invented swimming pool sex attack

A 13-year-old girl who said she was sexually assaulted by a foreigner at a swimming pool in Mistelbach, Lower Austria, appears to have made the whole thing up.

France set sights on revenge against old foes Germany
France

France set sights on revenge against old foes Germany

After thrashing Iceland 5-2, France are eyeing up revenge against Germany in the semi-finals.

Minister defends record after doubling of arms exports
Germany

Minister defends record after doubling of arms exports

The economy minister on Monday defended his goal to reduce German arms exports despite the industry nearly doubling its business in 2015.

Prisoner on the run is suspect in Zurich murder
Switzerland

Prisoner on the run is suspect in Zurich murder

The 23-year-old suspect was on day release at the time of a murder in Seefeld.

Firecrackers spark panicked stampede at Paris fanzone
France

Firecrackers spark panicked stampede at Paris fanzone

Football fans were left running in panic after firecrackers went off at the fanzone by the Eiffel Tower on Saturday night.

Dhaka attack: Italian bodies to be flown home this week
Italy

Dhaka attack: Italian bodies to be flown home this week

The nine Italian victims included four men and five women.

Löw scrambles for players for semi against France
Germany

Löw scrambles for players for semi against France

Germany's Mario Gomez and Sami Khedira have been ruled out of the rest of Euro 2016 through injury while captain Bastian Schweinsteiger remains a doubt for Thursday's semi-final against France.

Swedish toddler dies in grenade blast in Syria
Sweden

Swedish toddler dies in grenade blast in Syria

The child was killed in an accident with a hand grenade in Isis-controlled territory, according to SVT Nyheter.

Cologne pride parade remembers Orlando
Germany

Cologne pride parade remembers Orlando

Hundreds of thousands of people joined the Gay Pride parade on Sunday, with marchers waving rainbow flags and honouring the victims of the Orlando massacre.

Belgium called out for ‘slow response’ to Paris attacker
France

Belgium called out for ‘slow response’ to Paris attacker

Could Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam have been arrested much earlier?

French police make over 1,000 arrests during Euro 2016
France

French police make over 1,000 arrests during Euro 2016

There have been over 1,000 football-related arrests during the Euro 2016 tournament so far.

Why Sweden wants to take this EU agency from the UK
Sweden

Why Sweden wants to take this EU agency from the UK

Following the Brexit vote Sweden now wants to take over as host of the European Medicines Agency, which employs hundreds at its current London base.

How Malmö inspired this Scot’s amazing book gizmo
Sweden

How Malmö inspired this Scot’s amazing book gizmo

How can a publisher make readers with short attention spans pay attention to quality writing? Thanks to Malmö, this Scot thinks she has the answer.