Pope wants to visit quake-hit villages
Italy

Pope wants to visit quake-hit villages

Pope Francis said Sunday he wanted to visit some of the central Italian villages devastated in this week's earthquake, as survivors and rescue workers dug in for the long haul with winter approaching.

Missing Swedish billionaire found dead
Sweden

Missing Swedish billionaire found dead

Swedish entrepreneur and billionaire Christer Ericsson, who went missing during a fishing trip two months ago, has been found dead on the west coast.

Cops nab accomplice in Austrian ‎€50m caper
Austria

Cops nab accomplice in Austrian ‎€50m caper

Police in Hong Kong have arrested an alleged accomplice who is believed to be involved in the scam which cost an Austrian aerospace company over 42 million euros.

Rajoy says forming new government ‘a wish’
Spain

Rajoy says forming new government ‘a wish’

Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Saturday ahead of parliament's confidence vote for a second term in office that the formation of a new government remained "more of a wish".

France charges Charlie Hebdo killer’s relative
France

France charges Charlie Hebdo killer’s relative

The brother-in-law of one of the jihadists who attacked French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last year faced terrorism charges on Saturday for allegedly trying to join Islamic State fighters in Syria, a judicial source said.

Sweden Democrats try to woo pensioners
Sweden

Sweden Democrats try to woo pensioners

Sweden’s far-right party on Saturday vowed to fight for the elderly, saying it will only support a government that is prepared to significantly hike pensions for those who struggle financially.