Dylan notably absent as Nobel laureates accept prizes

Dylan notably absent as Nobel laureates accept prizes

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize during joint ceremonies in Oslo and Stockholm.

Russian pipeline creates uncertainty on Swedish island
Sweden

Russian pipeline creates uncertainty on Swedish island

A Russian gas company's proposal for a new pipeline is raising questions of national security and local economy the Baltic Sea island of Gotland.

Italy’s Chinese shocked by death of student
Italy

Italy’s Chinese shocked by death of student

The body of a Chinese student living in Rome was discovered after she was attacked in the street and disappeared, reports said, sparking outrage from Italy's Chinese community.

Race for new Italy government enters final stage
Italy

Race for new Italy government enters final stage

The race to resolve debt-laden Italy's political crisis steps up a gear on Saturday, with President Sergio Mattarella meeting the key players in talks watched closely by Europe.

French women sue healthcare giant Bayer over contraceptive implants

French women sue healthcare giant Bayer over contraceptive implants

French lawyers for women who say a contraceptive implant sold by German pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare had caused a string of medical complications launched a lawsuit against the multinational on Friday.

Swedish schoolboy hospitalised after snowball fight turns nasty
Sweden

Swedish schoolboy hospitalised after snowball fight turns nasty

Police in Östersund have opened preliminary investigations after a snowball fight at a secondary school degenerated into violence.