Jazzman Kyle Eastwood steps out of Clint’s long shadow
France

Jazzman Kyle Eastwood steps out of Clint’s long shadow

The shadow cast by the reputation of film director and actor dad Clint Eastwood is a lengthy one -- but jazz bassist son Kyle has stepped beyond it and is grabbing his own share of the limelight.

France expels Malian on suspected jihadist links
France

France expels Malian on suspected jihadist links

France has expelled a Malian believed to pose a "serious threat" to public order "for belonging to a pro-jihadist Islamist movement," the interior ministry said Saturday.

German officials blast IOC over Russia verdict
Germany

German officials blast IOC over Russia verdict

Prominent German sports figures blasted the "cowardly" IOC on Friday over its decision to allow 271 Russian athletes to participate in the Rio Games despite a rampant state-run doping programme.

Briton among seven held in Spain over child porn
Spain

Briton among seven held in Spain over child porn

Spanish police said Saturday they had arrested seven people, including a British teacher who lived in Barcelona, for sharing thousands of images and videos of child pornography online.

500-year-old German artwork bought at flea market
Germany

500-year-old German artwork bought at flea market

Cost just a few euros.

Real and imagined terror stalks a jittery Europe

Real and imagined terror stalks a jittery Europe

The antics of a flash mob sparked panic on a Spanish beach earlier this week, revealing the hair-trigger anxiety that has gripped Europeans following a wave of terror attacks.

Private ships play big role in Europe’s migrant crisis
Italy

Private ships play big role in Europe’s migrant crisis

Two years ago, a small, privately-run ship set out to lend a hand to military operations in the Mediterranean rescuing migrants on boats near capsizing off Libya.

Band killed in Sweden crash has posthumous number one
Sweden

Band killed in Sweden crash has posthumous number one

British band Viola Beach scored a posthumous number one with their debut album on Friday, topping the charts in their homeland six months after they were killed in a road accident in Sweden.

At least 13 killed in France bar fire
France

At least 13 killed in France bar fire

At least 13 people were killed and six injured in an accidental fire early Saturday during a birthday party at a bar in the northern French city of Rouen, officials said.

K-Town teen in bunny suit raises police alarm
Germany

K-Town teen in bunny suit raises police alarm

For a second there, Kaiserslautern police thought a girl in a bunny suit was part of the new Ocean's 14 as she entered a bank. But it wasn't quite so.

14 facts you never knew about the Brandenburg Gate
Germany

14 facts you never knew about the Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate is a military monument that has come to symbolize peace and unity. Here are a few facts about the iconic monument that you probably won't know.