Terror conspiracy suspects to be extradited
Austria

Terror conspiracy suspects to be extradited

Austria is to hand over to France two suspected members of the same Islamic State group unit who massacred 130 people in Paris last November, officials and media reports said Wednesday.

Swiss sports court heads to Rio Olympics
Switzerland

Swiss sports court heads to Rio Olympics

The Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has temporarily relocated to Rio so it can make rulings over Olympic doping from the scene.

What we learned from Theresa May’s first visit to Italy as PM
Italy

What we learned from Theresa May’s first visit to Italy as PM

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was in Rome on Wednesday for a lunch meeting her Italian counterpart, Matteo Renz. The pair discussed Brexit, the migrant crisis and the terrorist threat facing Europe.

France’s wildest festival gets underway amid tight security
France

France’s wildest festival gets underway amid tight security

Over the coming days around a million revellers are expected at what is arguably the wildest, most raucous and most colourful event in France.

No injuries after blast near Bavarian migrant centre
Germany

No injuries after blast near Bavarian migrant centre

A suitcase, likely packed with aerosol cans, has blown up near a migrant centre on the outskirts of Nuremberg, causing no injuries, police confirm.

Swedish police backtrack on ‘gunfight’ claims
Sweden

Swedish police backtrack on ‘gunfight’ claims

Police have retracted a claim that a suspected gunman had fired shots at a patrol unit before officers shot him dead.

Danish opposition leader: Trump is a ‘populist know-it-all’
Denmark

Danish opposition leader: Trump is a ‘populist know-it-all’

The leader of Denmark’s largest opposition party launched a scathing attack on the controversial US presidential candidate in a Facebook post to her supporters on Wednesday.

Not your average student digs: ‘amazing’ plastic bubble
Germany

Not your average student digs: ‘amazing’ plastic bubble

Could this wacky experiment be the future of student housing?

Crayfish poachers send Swedes’ blood boiling
Sweden

Crayfish poachers send Swedes’ blood boiling

Oh no, not just before crayfish season!

Media in France pull photos of jihadists to stop ‘glorification’
France

Media in France pull photos of jihadists to stop ‘glorification’

Mainstream media in France decide to stop publishing photos of jihadists behind terror attacks to avoid giving them the notoriety and glory they seek.

Police settle train violence over smelly feet
Germany

Police settle train violence over smelly feet

A fellow passenger's foot odour proved too much for one traveller to stomach.

How Berliners are responding to the Bavaria attacks
Germany

How Berliners are responding to the Bavaria attacks

Is fear of terrorism creeping up on the capital?

Munich gunman was far-right racist: media reports
Germany

Munich gunman was far-right racist: media reports

According to research by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung the Munich gunman was proud to have been born on the same day as Hitler and hated Turks and Arabs.

Eleven jailed in stamp scam, one of Spain’s ‘biggest frauds’
Spain

Eleven jailed in stamp scam, one of Spain’s ‘biggest frauds’

It was one of the biggest scams ever seen in Spain. And it was based around stamp collecting.

Spain escapes fine from EU over excessive deficit
Spain

Spain escapes fine from EU over excessive deficit

The European Commission has backed away from slapping fines on Spain and Portugal for running high deficits, in what would have been a landmark move by the EU to impose tough budget rules.

Ansbach bomber ‘influenced’ by third person: officials
Germany

Ansbach bomber ‘influenced’ by third person: officials

Officials in Bavaria have said that the man who blew himself up in an apparent Islamist attack on Sunday was influenced by an as yet unknown person.

France could cancel summer events over terror fears
France

France could cancel summer events over terror fears

Summer events in towns and villages across France could be cancelled if there is a lack of security.

Norwegian motorist kills 19 reindeer in bloody collision
Norway

Norwegian motorist kills 19 reindeer in bloody collision

A Norwegian man crashed into a herd of reindeer Tuesday night, killing at least 19.

VIDEO: Police raid on French church captured on video
France

VIDEO: Police raid on French church captured on video

Part of the police stand-off at the church in northern France where two jihadists killed a priest was caught on camera by a witness.

What is the link between the attacks in Germany last week?
Germany

What is the link between the attacks in Germany last week?

And how likely are 'copycat' attacks?

Spain ups security at tourist spots as terrorism fears grow
Spain

Spain ups security at tourist spots as terrorism fears grow

A spate of terror attacks carried out by individuals in France and Germany has prompted Spain to boost security at tourist spots.

Austrian fires blanks at asylum seekers from car
Austria

Austrian fires blanks at asylum seekers from car

Two brothers in Austria may face charges after one of them leaned out the car they were both travelling in and shot at two asylum seekers walking on the pavement.

1 in 3 Danes believe Denmark is at war with Islam
Denmark

1 in 3 Danes believe Denmark is at war with Islam

A new survey finds that a sizeable minority of Danes believe that the country is at war with the religion of Islam and its adherents.

Man charged with groping girls at kids’ football cup
Sweden

Man charged with groping girls at kids’ football cup

A 36-year-old sports manager whose team was sent home from Sweden after he was accused of groping three teenage girls at an international children's football tournament now faces trial.

Swiss Post gives stamp of approval to Solar Impulse
Switzerland

Swiss Post gives stamp of approval to Solar Impulse

A new stamp commemorates the incredible journey of two Swiss pilots.

20 KG ice ‘meteorite’ destroys car in central Rome
Italy

20 KG ice ‘meteorite’ destroys car in central Rome

Investigators say the huge piece of ice probably fell from a passing jet plane.

Firemen battle intense storms in Upper Austria
Austria

Firemen battle intense storms in Upper Austria

Hundreds of firemen were out in Upper Austria last night after the region was hit by stormy and “dramatic” weather.

Air Europa pilots call off four-day strike
Spain

Air Europa pilots call off four-day strike

Good news for those flying with Air Europa as pilots have called off a strike planned for July 30th to August 2nd.

Baby tests negative for drugs after licking foil
Austria

Baby tests negative for drugs after licking foil

A baby that was flown to intensive care after licking a piece of aluminium foil thought to have LSD or cocaine on it has tested negative for drugs.

Police hunt suspected gunman, 22, in Malmö
Sweden

Police hunt suspected gunman, 22, in Malmö

Malmö police are looking for a 22-year-old suspect in connection with a shooting at a shopping centre in Rosengård.

Police step up security at Geneva airport after tip-off
Switzerland

Police step up security at Geneva airport after tip-off

UPDATE: Police gradually withdraw security measures put in place this morning after an unspecified threat against the building.

Two arrested over WhatsApp terrorism probe
Italy

Two arrested over WhatsApp terrorism probe

A WhatsApp message mistakenly sent to a woman in Liguria sparked a full-blown terror probe.

Austrians spend big on meat, leisure time…and sex toys
Austria

Austrians spend big on meat, leisure time…and sex toys

A study of what Austrian households like to spend their money on has revealed they splash out more on sex toys than they do on professional development.

EU picks Frenchman to lead Brexit talks with UK
France

EU picks Frenchman to lead Brexit talks with UK

A Frenchman will lead the fraught Brexit talks between the EU and the UK over the coming years.

Really old stinky cheese found on royal Swedish shipwreck
Sweden

Really old stinky cheese found on royal Swedish shipwreck

Swedish scientists have discovered what is believed to be 340-year-old cheese on board a 17th century shipwreck.

Rights experts call for calm after string of violent attacks
Germany

Rights experts call for calm after string of violent attacks

Human rights groups and legal experts are warning the government to react responsibly to the attacks and rampages which have taken place in Germany in recent days.

France seeks unity and resists calls to toughen terror laws
France

France seeks unity and resists calls to toughen terror laws

Does France need tough new laws or cohesion and unity among its communities?

Jihadist brothers arrested in Catalonia for financing Isis
Spain

Jihadist brothers arrested in Catalonia for financing Isis

The two brothers were arrested in Girona, in northeastern Spain, on Wednesday morning.

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany
Germany

France church attacker had been arrested in Germany

A neighbour described the man as a "ticking time bomb".

Family of four dies in Swiss motorway crash
Switzerland

Family of four dies in Swiss motorway crash

The accident happened on the A2 in Ticino.

Norwegian renters’ association: Regulate AirBnB
Norway

Norwegian renters’ association: Regulate AirBnB

The association is concerned that the popular holiday rental site may be driving up rental prices in Norway's biggest cities.

Ex-cop shoots new in-laws at wedding reception in Spain
Spain

Ex-cop shoots new in-laws at wedding reception in Spain

A retired Civil Guard fired shots at members of his bride's family during the wedding celebrations and then turned the gun on himself.

Italian team finds vaccine against western diet’s ills
Italy

Italian team finds vaccine against western diet’s ills

The vaccine could reduce incidences of type 2 diabetes and heart problems commonly associated with obesity.

Free anti-racism tattoo offer nearly ruins Austrian artist
Austria

Free anti-racism tattoo offer nearly ruins Austrian artist

Austrian tattoo artist nearly financially ruined after his offer of free anti-racism tattoos sparks hundreds of requests.

‘Let refugees go to uni while they wait’: demand
Sweden

‘Let refugees go to uni while they wait’: demand

Asylum seekers in Sweden should be allowed to start university studies while they are waiting for decisions on their cases, it has been proposed.

Study finds Danes are getting (even) taller
Denmark

Study finds Danes are getting (even) taller

A new study found that the Danes have been getting even taller compared to the rest of the world over the last century.

Dutch join hunt for German terrorists-turned-outlaws
Germany

Dutch join hunt for German terrorists-turned-outlaws

Dutch police on Tuesday told people to be on the lookout for three German far-left militants, at large for decades and suspected of a string of recent heists.

Swiss glacier reveals body of skier missing for 53 years
Switzerland

Swiss glacier reveals body of skier missing for 53 years

The 36-year-old German went missing in 1963.

Air France passengers set for week of travel misery
France

Air France passengers set for week of travel misery

One third of Air France flights to be scrapped on Wednesday as week-long strike begins.

German Olympic champion savages ‘pro-doping’ IOC
Germany

German Olympic champion savages ‘pro-doping’ IOC

Olympic discus champion Robert Harting on Tuesday launched a verbal attack on compatriot Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, for the IOC's stance on state-run Russian doping.

Higuain goes from hero to zero after big-money Juve deal
Italy

Higuain goes from hero to zero after big-money Juve deal

Napoli fans are furious with their former Argentinian talisman after his big-money move to rivals Juventus.

Concern over barrage of fake Russian news in Sweden
Sweden

Concern over barrage of fake Russian news in Sweden

Sweden is being subjected to constant disinformation campaigns by Russia and Isis, according to authorities.

Spain calls in army as wildfire reaches nature reserve
Spain

Spain calls in army as wildfire reaches nature reserve

Spanish troops intervened on Tuesday as a wildfire near the eastern city of Valencia spread to a nature reserve.

Fiat Chrysler revises ‘doctored’ sales figures amid probe
Italy

Fiat Chrysler revises ‘doctored’ sales figures amid probe

The company now says it did not really celebrate a streak of monthly year-over-year sales gains going back to April 2010.

How was ‘ticking time bomb’ free to attack French church?
France

How was ‘ticking time bomb’ free to attack French church?

France facing more questions about security measures after priest slain during mass by known extremist who was awaiting trial.

Spanish king ‘concerned’ about political deadlock
Spain

Spanish king ‘concerned’ about political deadlock

The monarch is beginning a fourth round of talks with party representatives to try and agree on a government.

Five brilliant ways to beat the crowds in Barcelona
Spain

Five brilliant ways to beat the crowds in Barcelona

As the summer tourists begin the swarm over the city, discover some of Barcelona's more hidden gems...