Army chopper crash caused by power line
Switzerland

Army chopper crash caused by power line

A Swiss army helicopter that crashed on the Gotthard pass cut through a power cable, military investigators say.

Nobel row looms over new winner announcement
Sweden

Nobel row looms over new winner announcement

The ongoing scandal surrounding transplant surgeon Paolo Macchiarini has cast a shadow over the impending announcement of this year's Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine.

Danish two year olds face language test
Denmark

Danish two year olds face language test

Multilingual children as young as two years old, face the possibility of undergoing a Danish language test, according to new proposals.

Top ex-bankers indicted in Italy over derivatives scandal
Italy

Top ex-bankers indicted in Italy over derivatives scandal

Thirteen top officials from Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS), Deutsche Bank and Nomura are to go on trial in Milan for their alleged role in a long-running derivatives scandal, Italian newspapers reported Sunday.

French church where priest slain to reopen
France

French church where priest slain to reopen

The priest of the church was murdered by teenage jihadists two months ago.

Dozens hurt in café gas blast on Costa del Sol
Spain

Dozens hurt in café gas blast on Costa del Sol

Some 90 people were injured, five of them seriously, in a gas explosion at a cafe in the southern Spanish town of Velez, rescue services said on Sunday.

Virtual reality helps net last Auschwitz criminals
Germany

Virtual reality helps net last Auschwitz criminals

Thanks to the work of the Bavarian state crime office (LKA) in Munich, German prosecutors and police investigating the last living Nazi war criminals can now immerse themselves in a highly precise 3D model of Auschwitz.

Three out of four parents would move for better school
Sweden

Three out of four parents would move for better school

77 percent of parents in Sweden would be prepared to move to a new part of town or even a new county to get their kids into a better school, according to a new survey.

Death threats force Muslim woman into hiding
Sweden

Death threats force Muslim woman into hiding

A young Muslim woman and a local politician are living at a secret address following death threats after a demonstration in Dalarna on Thursday.