Thousands mark two years of German anti-migrant Pegida
Germany

Thousands mark two years of German anti-migrant Pegida

Thousands of protesters massed in the eastern German city of Dresden on Sunday to mark the second anniversary of the anti-migrant and Islamophobic movement Pegida.

Nearly 40 immigrants evacuated in new asylum fire
Sweden

Nearly 40 immigrants evacuated in new asylum fire

Nearly 40 people were evacuated from an asylum centre in southern Stockholm on Saturday night, after a major fire broke out.

Islamic State flag is legal in Sweden, prosecutor rules
Sweden

Islamic State flag is legal in Sweden, prosecutor rules

A Swedish prosecutor has ruled that the ISIS flag does not constitute hate speech and is therefore legal under Swedish law.

Berlin demands Tesla pull ‘misleading’ autopilot ads
Germany

Berlin demands Tesla pull ‘misleading’ autopilot ads

Germany wants Tesla to stop advertising the "autopilot" function on its cars because it leads to false customer expectations, as the system comes under scrutiny following two fatal crashes.

Four killed in balcony collapse at French housewarming
France

Four killed in balcony collapse at French housewarming

Four people were killed and 14 injured when a balcony collapsed in western France as young people were attending a housewarming party, local authorities and media said on Sunday.

Man in Sweden assaulted by clowns with broken bottle
Sweden

Man in Sweden assaulted by clowns with broken bottle

Three men dressed as clowns have injured a man in in Sweden after attacking him with a broken bottle early on Sunday morning.

Lausanne Syria meet ‘exactly what we wanted’: Kerry
Switzerland

Lausanne Syria meet ‘exactly what we wanted’: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to build momentum behind a new drive to end the Syrian civil war on Sunday after high-level talks with Russia and the country's neighbours.

New Christmas opera from English wunderkind
Austria

New Christmas opera from English wunderkind

With help from her skipping rope, Alma Deutscher has written an opera that's being staged this Christmas in Vienna, the capital of classical music. Not bad when you're aged 11 and three-quarters.

Renzi unveils ‘budget full of good news for Italians’
Italy

Renzi unveils ‘budget full of good news for Italians’

Italy's Matteo Renzi on Saturday unveiled his 2017 budget, which he hopes will please the European Commission and win him support at home in a key referendum.

Italy banks shareholders green-light historic tie-up
Italy

Italy banks shareholders green-light historic tie-up

Banco Popolare and BPM shareholders voted on Saturday to merge and create Italy's third-largest lender.

Migrant children leave France’s ‘Jungle’ camp for UK
France

Migrant children leave France’s ‘Jungle’ camp for UK

A first group of unaccompanied migrant children left the Calais "Jungle" camp for Britain on Saturday, days after a French minister said the UK had a "moral duty" to take them in.