Swedish, Danish citizens arrested on terror accusations in Turkey: reports

Swedish, Danish citizens arrested on terror accusations in Turkey: reports

A Swedish citizen and a Danish citizen have been arrested in Turkey on suspicion of planning acts of terror in Europe, according to Turkish media.

Löfven brings up human rights on Iran visit
Sweden

Löfven brings up human rights on Iran visit

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he discussed human rights with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during an official visit to Tehran.

Sweden’s winter set to warm up
Sweden

Sweden’s winter set to warm up

Swedes might find themselves cancelling skiing and skating plans next week, with mild air and temperatures above freezing coming to many parts of the country.

Ex-Catalan chief’s trial over independence vote ends
Spain

Ex-Catalan chief’s trial over independence vote ends

The trial of Artur Mas, former president of Spain's Catalonia region, over a non-binding independence vote in 2014 ended Friday.

Italy sets up fast-track asylum courts for migrants
Italy

Italy sets up fast-track asylum courts for migrants

The Italian government on Friday created 14 fast-track asylum appeal courts in a bid to speed up decisions on deporting migrants with no right to stay in the country.

Unesco bid for Italy leg of Canterbury-Rome pilgrim’s path
Italy

Unesco bid for Italy leg of Canterbury-Rome pilgrim’s path

Italy is to seek world heritage status for its leg of a much-tramped pilgrim's route which once linked Canterbury to Rome.

French jihadist Kassim targeted in Mosul strike: Pentagon
France

French jihadist Kassim targeted in Mosul strike: Pentagon

French jihadist Rachid Kassim, suspected of inspiring several attacks in France, was targeted in a coalition air strike near the Iraqi city of Mosul, but his death is not yet confirmed.

Cat food litters French motorway, causing traffic tailback
France

Cat food litters French motorway, causing traffic tailback

A truck carrying 2,000 pounds (40 tonnes) of cat food collided with a car in central France Friday, littering the motorway with its tins for kitty.

Renault boasts record year despite diesel probe
France

Renault boasts record year despite diesel probe

French carmaker Renault said Friday it booked a record year in 2016 and that it would not set aside any provisions for potential financial fallout from a diesel emissions probe.

Deutsche Börse boss faces new insider trading questions
Germany

Deutsche Börse boss faces new insider trading questions

Insider trading suspicions against Deutsche Börse chief Carsten Kengeter took a new turn Friday after a German media report that he discussed merger plans with the London Stock Exchange with a government official shortly before a large share purchase.

Wallström targeted by Russian Twitter attack
Sweden

Wallström targeted by Russian Twitter attack

Fake statements attributed to Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström have been posted by Russian Twitter accounts, according to reports.