‘We want to export Swedish work culture to Iran’: Scania boss
Sweden

‘We want to export Swedish work culture to Iran’: Scania boss

Scania's CEO says the truck and bus manufacturer can export Swedish work values to the Islamic Republic.

Swedish patients given cannabis for chronic pain
Sweden

Swedish patients given cannabis for chronic pain

Two patients in Sweden have been granted the right to use parts cannabis to relieve chronic pain - the first time the drug has been prescribed for such use.

Faroes to hold referendum on new constitution in 2018
Denmark

Faroes to hold referendum on new constitution in 2018

The Faroe Islands will hold a referendum in April 2018 on a new constitution that would give the autonomous territory the right to self-determination.

Switzerland votes on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign
Switzerland

Switzerland votes on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign

Switzerland voted Sunday on whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious prejudice.

Leader of Spain’s Podemos re-elected in resounding victory
Spain

Leader of Spain’s Podemos re-elected in resounding victory

Supporters of Spain's Podemos handed Pablo Iglesias a clear victory Sunday in the leftwing party's power struggle.

One seriously injured in Alaves-Barça fan clashes
Spain

One seriously injured in Alaves-Barça fan clashes

One fan was seriously injured in violent clashes ahead of the La Liga fixture between Alaves and Barcelona in the northern city of Vitoria, Spanish police confirmed on Saturday.

Spanish PM Rajoy re-elected head of his party
Spain

Spanish PM Rajoy re-elected head of his party

Spain's ruling conservatives on Saturday voted to keep Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as their leader.

Pope names envoy to Bosnian ‘miracle’ town
Italy

Pope names envoy to Bosnian ‘miracle’ town

Pope Francis on Saturday named a Polish archbishop as special envoy to a Bosnian town that has become a huge but controversial pilgrimage site.

Clashes at French protest over alleged police rape
France

Clashes at French protest over alleged police rape

Police fired tear gas after clashes erupted Saturday in the suburbs of Paris as demonstrators protested over the assault of a young black man who was allegedly anally raped with a truncheon while being arrested.

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over apparent anti-Semitic pun
France

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over apparent anti-Semitic pun

The founder of France's far-right National Front party, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has been charged with inciting hatred for alleged anti-Semitic remarks in 2014, his lawyer said Saturday.

Frenchman creates heart-shaped oysters after being wooed by wife
France

Frenchman creates heart-shaped oysters after being wooed by wife

The traditional land of romance has come up with a new offering to tempt lovers on Valentine's Day.

Tsipras hits back at Germany, IMF over debt impasse
Germany

Tsipras hits back at Germany, IMF over debt impasse

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday warned EU economic powerhouse Germany and the International Monetary Fund to stop playing with fire over his country's debt problems.

Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president
Germany

Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president

Billed as Germany's "anti-Trump", the centre-left Frank-Walter Steinmeier was on Sunday elected as the new ceremonial head of state.

EU struggling to punish VW over ‘dieselgate’ scandal
Germany

EU struggling to punish VW over ‘dieselgate’ scandal

The European Union is struggling to find the authority to punish the Germany-based auto giant.

New foundation to be started in memory of Hans Rosling
Sweden

New foundation to be started in memory of Hans Rosling

A foundation is to be set up in the memory of Hans Rosling, making it easier for scientists to engage in public education.

Sweden’s Saab offers high-tech jet production to India
Sweden

Sweden’s Saab offers high-tech jet production to India

Swedish defence giant Saab has offered to build a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India.