Police were poorly equipped for Stockholm attack, officers say
Sweden

Police were poorly equipped for Stockholm attack, officers say

Heavy-duty protective vests, helmets, and intercom were in short supply during the April 7 attack in central Stockholm, according to incident reports filed by officers working on the scene.

Why do millions of French voters STILL have no idea who to back?
France

Why do millions of French voters STILL have no idea who to back?

France's estimated eight million undecided voters could be the kingmakers?

Paris: Passengers flee in panic at Gare du Nord after police arrest man with knife
France

Paris: Passengers flee in panic at Gare du Nord after police arrest man with knife

The man was quickly arrested by police, who played down the seriousness of the incident but it did cause widespread panic at the station in Paris.

Swedes on the march for science
Sweden

Swedes on the march for science

People rallied against fake news and 'alternative facts' in five Swedish cities on Saturday, as part of a global March for Science initiative.

Bomb squad responded to suspicious item in Gothenburg
Sweden

Bomb squad responded to suspicious item in Gothenburg

A suspicious item found in a Gothenburg square on Saturday morning was harmless, bomb squad personnel confirmed.

Spain’s Rajoy still unscathed from corruption scandals
Spain

Spain’s Rajoy still unscathed from corruption scandals

With arrests, raids and tears, Spaniards this week watched another episode in a long-running corruption saga that has hit the ruling conservative party... but left Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy unscathed.

US indicts Russian suspect in huge botnet takedown
Spain

US indicts Russian suspect in huge botnet takedown

A Russian under arrest in Spain has been slapped with an indictment in the United States, accused of controlling one of the world's top generators of spam and online exortion, officials said Friday.

French voters explained: How the 47 million will vote (or not)
France

French voters explained: How the 47 million will vote (or not)

The first round of the French election is this Sunday. Here's a guide to how France will vote in numbers.

Canada’s Trudeau to meet pope in late May
Italy

Canada’s Trudeau to meet pope in late May

Pope Francis will grant a private audience to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next month after a G7 summit in Italy, the government in Ottawa said Friday.

Here’s why millions of French voters want hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon for president
France

Here’s why millions of French voters want hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon for president

Jean-Luc Mélenchon appears to be a very real contender for president. Here's why people support him.

Clashes as German anti-immigration party AfD stages showdown
Germany

Clashes as German anti-immigration party AfD stages showdown

Thousands of leftist demonstrators tried to disrupt a party congress by Germany's right-wing populist AfD Saturday marked by festering internal rivalries five months before a general election.

In or out? EU is hot-button issue in French vote
France

In or out? EU is hot-button issue in French vote

Such is Marine Le Pen's aversion to the European Union that the French far-right leader demanded the removal of its star-spangled flag from a TV studio before agreeing to a recent interview.