‘All of Sweden’ to get fast broadband by 2025
Sweden

‘All of Sweden’ to get fast broadband by 2025

Sweden will be a completely online country in 2025, according to the government's new three-part broadband strategy.

Swedes demonstrate against violence in Syria
Sweden

Swedes demonstrate against violence in Syria

A number of big-name organisations have taken part in a demonstration in Stockholm, demanding an end to the violence in Syria.

Hotel maids in Spain rebel against low salaries
Spain

Hotel maids in Spain rebel against low salaries

Spain is enjoying a surge in visitors, but hotel maids are not reaping the rewards and are rebelling against their low salaries, which can be as little as two euros to clean a room.

Horse freed from rail crossing
Austria

Horse freed from rail crossing

A fire rescue team from Parndorf freed a pony from being trapped on a railway crossing on Saturday afternoon.

Egypt to hand over MS804 air crash victims’ remains
France

Egypt to hand over MS804 air crash victims’ remains

Egypt's state prosecutor has ordered that the remains of victims from the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 from Paris to Cairo be handed over to relatives, his office said Saturday.

Iconic French chateau garden restored thanks to US billionaire
France

Iconic French chateau garden restored thanks to US billionaire

The chateau of Chambord, the biggest in France's Loire Valley, will see its French formal garden restored thanks to a 3.5 million euro ($3.6 million) donation from a super-rich American financier.

Eiffel Tower strike extends into holiday season
France

Eiffel Tower strike extends into holiday season

The festive season in Paris kicked off Saturday without any tourist trips to the iconic Eiffel Tower, where a labour strike ground on for a fifth day.

Thousands attend Berlin rally for Aleppo
Germany

Thousands attend Berlin rally for Aleppo

Protestors rallied in Berlin on Saturday against the war in Syria denouncing the international community for failing to help civilians, especially children, in the besieged city of Aleppo.

Schumacher health to stay private: manager
Germany

Schumacher health to stay private: manager

The condition of stricken Michael Schumacher will remain private, his manager said on Saturday, nearly three years after the Formula One legend suffered serious head injuries while skiing.

Expensive Scotch breaks Swedish record
Sweden

Expensive Scotch breaks Swedish record

A Swedish record was broken this week when a bottle of whisky was sold for 240,000 kronor ($25,700) on Systembolaget's online auction.