Denmark open to sending more troops to Afghanistan: minister
Denmark

Denmark open to sending more troops to Afghanistan: minister

Denmark's defence minister said Tuesday that Copenhagen is open to sending additional troops to Afghanistan.

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany
Germany

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany

Germany has never before had so many open positions as it does now, according to a new report on Tuesday.

Airbus delays could leave German military without transport aircraft in 4 years
Germany

Airbus delays could leave German military without transport aircraft in 4 years

Delays to the Airbus A400M plane meeting its full specifications could leave the German air force without transport aircraft after 2021, according to a confidential report.

How the secret Illuminati society really did start in Germany
Germany

How the secret Illuminati society really did start in Germany

In modern-day fiction, the Illuminati have become "the quintessential secret society, plotting sinister conspiracies" across the globe. Ironically, they were started in 18th century Bavaria to fight for a more rational society.

Corpse sits in city tree for several weeks before pedestrian spots it
Germany

Corpse sits in city tree for several weeks before pedestrian spots it

The walker who first noticed the corpse thought it could have been a life-sized doll.

Racism is still rife – and unpunished – in Italian football
Italy

Racism is still rife – and unpunished – in Italian football

A combination of weak sanctions and a lack of support for anti-racism movements mean racial abuse has become commonplace at Italian football matches.

These are Sweden’s most international universities
Sweden

These are Sweden’s most international universities

A new study has ranked how international Sweden's universities are, and three institutions top the list.

Attacks on refugee homes sink to pre-refugee crisis level: report
Germany

Attacks on refugee homes sink to pre-refugee crisis level: report

The number of attacks on refugee homes has decreased within the first three months of the year, reaching pre-refugee crisis levels, according to a media report on Tuesday.

Here’s how Norway’s King and Queen will celebrate their 80th birthdays
Norway

Here’s how Norway’s King and Queen will celebrate their 80th birthdays

In case you hadn’t noticed, some royal celebrations are taking place in Norway this week.

Migrants storm border fence from Morocco into Spain
Spain

Migrants storm border fence from Morocco into Spain

About 100 African migrants stormed over a high double fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Tuesday in a violent assault that left three police officers injured, officials said.

At least three skiers killed in French Alps avalanche
France

At least three skiers killed in French Alps avalanche

Avalanche occurred in a national park in the Savoie region of the French Alps.

Second German soldier held over far-right attack plot
Germany

Second German soldier held over far-right attack plot

Update: Federal prosecutors have confirmed a media report that police arrested a second soldier in a bizarre far-right plot to kill politicians, and blame the attack on Muslim asylum seekers.

WATCH: Swede films a wolf running alongside his car
Sweden

WATCH: Swede films a wolf running alongside his car

"It didn't bother with the car or us at all. We drove alongside it for a couple of hundred metres."

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany

Everything you need to know before the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia

On Sunday voters in Germany's biggest state will go to the polls. It is the last state election before the national vote in September - and thus a crucial test of power.

Police arrest two alleged Syrian jihadists
Germany

Police arrest two alleged Syrian jihadists

Police Tuesday arrested two suspected Syrian jihadists, one of them an alleged member of terror group Isis accused of slitting the throat of a regime soldier, prosecutors said.

Ex-PM Valls bids to join Macron’s revolution… but it’s not clear if he’s wanted
France

Ex-PM Valls bids to join Macron’s revolution… but it’s not clear if he’s wanted

"The Socialist party is dead, it is behind us," said ex-PM Manuel Valls.

Paris: Thieves steal €900k haul in raid on luxury watch shop near Champs-Élysées
France

Paris: Thieves steal €900k haul in raid on luxury watch shop near Champs-Élysées

Just the latest in a long line of high-profile robberies in Paris.

Oslo host to North Korea-USA ‘informal’ talks: reports
Norway

Oslo host to North Korea-USA ‘informal’ talks: reports

North Korean and American representatives are holding informal discussions in Norway this week, according to reports by South Korean and Japanese media.

Is Spain about to dig up dictator Francisco Franco?
Spain

Is Spain about to dig up dictator Francisco Franco?

On Tuesday Spain’s congress is debating whether to exhume the remains of General Franco from the giant mausoleum crowned with a 150 meter high granite cross on a hillside outside Madrid.

Five Star Movement leader Grillo wants 16-year-olds to get the vote
Italy

Five Star Movement leader Grillo wants 16-year-olds to get the vote

"We need to let young people become the driving force for innovation in Italy," said the leader of Italy's anti-establishment party in a blog post promising to campaign to give 16-year-olds the vote.

Macron win sends a ‘powerful message’ to the far-right, says Europe’s top rabbi
France

Macron win sends a ‘powerful message’ to the far-right, says Europe’s top rabbi

One of Europe's top rabbis welcomed pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election, saying voters sent a "very powerful" message to the country's far-right.

Sweden’s ‘Laser Man’ charged with murder in Germany

Sweden’s ‘Laser Man’ charged with murder in Germany

One of Sweden's most notorious killers has been charged by German prosecutors over the murder of a Jewish woman in Frankfurt in 1992.

Meet Italy’s Eurovision hopeful, the bookies’ favourite to win
Italy

Meet Italy’s Eurovision hopeful, the bookies’ favourite to win

Everything you need to know about Italy's Eurovision entry, his song, and, er, his dancing ape.

Ten ways to experience Switzerland like the Swiss
Switzerland

Ten ways to experience Switzerland like the Swiss

Author of a new book and former Swiss resident Chantal Panozzo reveals her tips for experiencing Switzerland like the locals do.

Merkel rules out Turkish vote in Germany on death penalty
Germany

Merkel rules out Turkish vote in Germany on death penalty

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish referendum about bringing back the death penalty.

AfD and anti-Islam Pegida group hold side-by-side rallies for first time
Germany

AfD and anti-Islam Pegida group hold side-by-side rallies for first time

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and the anti-Islam Pegida movement both held demos in Dresden at the same place on Monday, raising questions about the groups coming closer together.

The best clips from the unprecedented behind the scenes look at Macron’s road to victory
France

The best clips from the unprecedented behind the scenes look at Macron’s road to victory

And we've picked out the best bits.

This Swedish video shows a different side of Rinkeby
Sweden

This Swedish video shows a different side of Rinkeby

"Rinkeby's a great place with nice people. The media and most of Sweden think otherwise, I wanted to prove them wrong."

Should foreign visitors pay extra to use Swiss motorways?
Switzerland

Should foreign visitors pay extra to use Swiss motorways?

That’s the suggestion of one Swiss MP who thinks drivers of cars registered abroad should pay more than Swiss resident drivers for the annual motorway tax disc.

Danish former MP makes homophobic remark about French President-elect Macron
Denmark

Danish former MP makes homophobic remark about French President-elect Macron

Søren Krarup, a member of the Danish parliament from 2001-2011, said on Danish television that he would “never vote for that nice little gay boy” in reference to Emmanuel Macron.

Firefighters rescue kittens who survived massive waste depot fire south of Rome
Italy

Firefighters rescue kittens who survived massive waste depot fire south of Rome

Fire fighters were still at work on Tuesday after a massive fire broke out at a waste depot south of Rome.

Large fire destroys Geneva hotel
Switzerland

Large fire destroys Geneva hotel

Firefighters in Geneva battled a huge blaze on the upper floors of a hotel in Geneva’s Paquis district on Monday afternoon.

Teenage ‘devil worshipper’ arrested for vandalizing church in Spain
Spain

Teenage ‘devil worshipper’ arrested for vandalizing church in Spain

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested for allegedly daubing 666 on a holy reliquary and inverting seven crucifixes inside a church in Alicante.

Police clear out 1,000 migrants from squalid Paris camp
France

Police clear out 1,000 migrants from squalid Paris camp

Police in northern Paris Tuesday evacuated a tent camp where some 1,000 migrants, mostly from Afghanistan and Sudan, were living in squalid conditions.

Anti-Isis coalition meets in Denmark to assess campaign
Denmark

Anti-Isis coalition meets in Denmark to assess campaign

Key members of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria meet in Copenhagen on Tuesday to assess the campaign's next steps as the jihadists' "caliphate" collapses.

Swiss police arrest 42 following US child pornography investigation
Switzerland

Swiss police arrest 42 following US child pornography investigation

Swiss police have arrested 42 people as a result of an FBI investigation into a child pornography website.

Hollande makes emotional final foreign stop in Berlin

Hollande makes emotional final foreign stop in Berlin

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip on Monday to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week.

Sweden’s hospitals struggle to solve summer nurse shortage
Sweden

Sweden’s hospitals struggle to solve summer nurse shortage

17 of Sweden's 21 county councils and regions are struggling to recruit enough nurses for the summer period, with hospital staff numbers set to be strained.

Giro d’Italia cyclists race to Mount Etna summit
Italy

Giro d’Italia cyclists race to Mount Etna summit

"It's inevitable that something happens, because Etna is a real challenge," said defending champion Vincenzo Nibali.

Germany grants asylum to Turkish military personnel: reports
Germany

Germany grants asylum to Turkish military personnel: reports

Germany has granted political asylum to numerous Turkish military personnel and their families holding diplomatic passports, German media reported on Monday, amid strained relations between the two NATO allies.

Macron set for first meeting with US President Trump
France

Macron set for first meeting with US President Trump

France's president-elect Emmanuel Macron will meet US President Donald Trump in Brussels later this month.

Turkey protest organizers won’t face prosecution
Switzerland

Turkey protest organizers won’t face prosecution

The organizers of a protest in Switzerland where some demonstrators held a banner urging the assassination of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not be charged.

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France

Paris: Gare du Nord evacuated as armed police search train

Paris's busy Gare du Nord station was evacuated for more than two hours overnight Monday while armed police launched a major search operation on a train for three wanted people.

Why being an immigrant parent in Sweden is not for the faint of heart
Sweden

Why being an immigrant parent in Sweden is not for the faint of heart

Being an immigrant parent isn't the picture-perfect image some make it out to be, it’s simultaneously brilliant and frightening, writes Victoria Martínez.