Germany to test face recognition software in terror fight
Germany

Germany to test face recognition software in terror fight

Germany will start testing facial recognition software at a Berlin train station this summer which could help police identify and locate terror suspects more quickly, a minister said on Saturday.

Notre Dame attacker a self-radicalised novice: prosecutor
France

Notre Dame attacker a self-radicalised novice: prosecutor

An Algerian man who attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral was a loner with a deep interest in Islamic State jihadist propaganda, the Paris prosecutor said on Saturday.

The French far-right voter on trial for helping a migrant
France

The French far-right voter on trial for helping a migrant

She may once have voted for France's anti-immigrant National Front, but now she faces possible jail time for helping the Iranian refugee she fell in love with.

Macron party readies for parliamentary assault
France

Macron party readies for parliamentary assault

The year-old centrist party of French President Emmanuel Macron prepared on Saturday for the first round of parliamentary elections looking set to grab the lead in the race for a clear majority.

VIDEO: Northside festival gets drenched on opening day
Denmark

VIDEO: Northside festival gets drenched on opening day

Northside, Aarhus’ showpiece organic music festival with around 40,000 guests attending 37 concerts over three days opened in Aarhus yesterday… and things got a bit wet.

More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya
Italy

More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya

More than 900 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya during the past 48 hours while trying to reach Italy, the Italian coastguard said on Friday.

Catalan public workers caught in referendum crossfire
Spain

Catalan public workers caught in referendum crossfire

Whose orders to follow? Civil servants in Catalonia may not know which way to turn if the Spanish region holds an independence referendum that Madrid deems illegal.

Mexico to Merkel: we want ‘significant increase’ in trade
Germany

Mexico to Merkel: we want ‘significant increase’ in trade

President Enrique Pena Nieto told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday he wants a significant increase in trade with the European Union, vowing to complete a new trade deal by year's end.

Released French photographer says Turkey sending ‘message’
France

Released French photographer says Turkey sending ‘message’

French photojournalist Mathias Depardon, who was held for a month in Turkey, said on his return to France Friday night that Ankara wanted to send a "strong message" to reporters wishing to go to the southeast of the country.

‘Air Cocaine’ smuggler transferred to France
France

‘Air Cocaine’ smuggler transferred to France

A Frenchman sentenced to 20 years' jail in the Dominican Republic over a plot to smuggle a planeload of drugs has been transferred to France for health reasons, his lawyer said.

Norway mass killer Breivik changes his name
Norway

Norway mass killer Breivik changes his name

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has changed his name to Fjotolf Hansen, his lawyer said on Friday, the day after the country's Supreme Court rejected the neo-Nazi killer's case over "inhumane" prison conditions.