Football: Italy police score with CL counterfeit swoop
Italy

Football: Italy police score with CL counterfeit swoop

Italian police said on Saturday they had seized more than 250,000 counterfeit t-shirts and other merchandise bearing the logos of Champions League finalists Juventus and Real Madrid.

Modi tells Macron India will ‘go beyond’ Paris climate accord
France

Modi tells Macron India will ‘go beyond’ Paris climate accord

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday to go "above and beyond" the Paris Agreement on climate change, after the US said it would quit the deal.

Stockholm’s Globe Arena lights up in green for Paris climate agreement
Sweden

Stockholm’s Globe Arena lights up in green for Paris climate agreement

Iconic buildings in cities across the world are lighting up in green as a protest against Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate agreement, and Sweden's Globe Arena is joining in the symbolic move.

Catalonia TV ad’s Juventus support stirs Spain anger
Spain

Catalonia TV ad’s Juventus support stirs Spain anger

A public TV channel in Spain's Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is raging, has drawn criticism for broadcasting an ad supporting Juventus, the Italian team facing Real Madrid in Saturday's Champions League final.

German rock festival to resume after terror scare: organisers
Germany

German rock festival to resume after terror scare: organisers

Germany's biggest rock festival will resume after being disrupted by fears of a possible "terrorist threat" which have proved to be unfounded, the organisers said on Saturday.

France ‘corrects’ White House video on climate pact facts
France

France ‘corrects’ White House video on climate pact facts

In an unusual move, France's foreign ministry on Friday issued a pointed fact-check of Donald Trump's claims about the UN's Paris climate agreement.

Austrian court jails parents who took kids to live under IS
Austria

Austrian court jails parents who took kids to live under IS

An Austrian court on Friday sentenced to up to 10 years in jail two couples who took their children to live in an IS-controlled part of Syria and showed them execution videos.

Interview: Brexit shock inspired me to join Macron’s revolution
France

Interview: Brexit shock inspired me to join Macron’s revolution

A candidate for the French parliamentary elections tells The Local how the shock of Brexit inspired him to join the new president's pro-Europe revolution.