Coeliac disease not caused by early weaning: Swedish study
Sweden

Coeliac disease not caused by early weaning: Swedish study

Mothers who stop breastfeeding early are not to blame for their children developing gluten intolerance, a new Swedish study has found.

Zlatan look-a-like storms pitch as Man U take on champions
Sweden

Zlatan look-a-like storms pitch as Man U take on champions

Zlatan fever has hit the UK, with a look-a-like storming the pitch on Saturday only to be palmed off by the grinning Swedish star.

‘My problem is too many ideas’: Italy’s couture king
Italy

‘My problem is too many ideas’: Italy’s couture king

Giambattista Valli says his fledgling ready-to-wear line is thriving -- thanks to spillover synergy from a haute couture operation that has made him a darling of the celebrity A-list set.

First driverless minibus goes on trial in Paris
France

First driverless minibus goes on trial in Paris

The French capital's transport authority will carry out its first test of a driverless minibus on Saturday.

Pope calls for ‘dialogue’ as meets Nice bereaved

Pope calls for ‘dialogue’ as meets Nice bereaved

Pope Francis on Saturday called for a "sincere dialogue" between Christians and Muslims as he met those affected by France's Nice terror attack.

Room for improvement: Paris’s matchbox apartments
France

Room for improvement: Paris’s matchbox apartments

Thousands of Parisians round off a hard day's work with a trudge up six flights of stairs to a tiny, stuffy room they resignedly call home.

Former president Chirac still in hospital but wife home
France

Former president Chirac still in hospital but wife home

Former French president Jacques Chirac remains in hospital in Paris but his wife Bernadette has now been discharged.

Russian Sweden Democrat aide resigns over suspect deal
Sweden

Russian Sweden Democrat aide resigns over suspect deal

A Russian-born political secretary for the Sweden Democrats has resigned after making six million kronor ($0.7m) in a property deal with a St Petersburg businessman.

Spanish cinema breaks taboo and talks Eta
Spain

Spanish cinema breaks taboo and talks Eta

Documentaries on terror group Eta have been screened at San Sebastian film festival and met with applause, as the taboo fades.

Trump an ’embarrassment’ Springsteen tells Sweden
Sweden

Trump an ’embarrassment’ Springsteen tells Sweden

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen has described Donald Trump as an embarrassment to the United States in an interview on Sweden's Skavlan talk show.

Trump an ’embarrassment’ Springsteen tells Norway
Norway

Trump an ’embarrassment’ Springsteen tells Norway

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen has described Donald Trump as an embarrassment to the United States.

Italy orders man to buy feminist books for prostitute
Italy

Italy orders man to buy feminist books for prostitute

A court in Rome has handed down an unusual penalty to the client of an underage prostitute, ordering him to buy her 30 books on the theme of women's dignity, Italian media reported Friday.

Pope holds multi-faith meeting with Nice victims
France

Pope holds multi-faith meeting with Nice victims

Pope Francis will on Saturday hold a multi-faith meeting of grieving relatives and survivors of an attack in France in July when a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd in Nice.

Pope holds multi-faith meeting with Nice victims
Italy

Pope holds multi-faith meeting with Nice victims

Pope Francis will on Saturday hold a multi-faith meeting of grieving relatives and survivors of an attack in France in July when a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd in Nice.

Germany sees ‘turning point’ in birth rate decline
Germany

Germany sees ‘turning point’ in birth rate decline

Is Germany's three-decade decline in birth rate now over?

Cameron school pal appointed UK ambassador to France
France

Cameron school pal appointed UK ambassador to France

Ed Llewellyn attended the Eton College at the same time as former PM David Cameron, and then served as his chief of staff throughout his eleven years as Conservative leader.

France turns to Germany for contract in assault rifles

France turns to Germany for contract in assault rifles

The French FAMAS rifle that the German HK416 will replace was designed more than 40 years ago.