Hikers rescued from Swedish mountain in snow and fog
Sweden

Hikers rescued from Swedish mountain in snow and fog

Police rescuers have brought down four hikers stranded at the top of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain.

Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Switzerland

Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Halle on Sunday.

Hundreds flee as fire spreads at Spanish nature reserve
Spain

Hundreds flee as fire spreads at Spanish nature reserve

More than 1,800 people were evacuated as a precaution Sunday after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in southern Spain famed for its biodiversity, authorities said.

Swedish asylum centre fires may have been started by same person: police
Sweden

Swedish asylum centre fires may have been started by same person: police

Police suspect two fires at an asylum centre near Ystad last week to have been started deliberately, but have so far not made any arrests.

Homophobia permeates football world in Spain: rights groups
Spain

Homophobia permeates football world in Spain: rights groups

Homophobia remains omnipresent in Spain's sacred football world, where players don't dare come out in an otherwise gay friendly country whose capital hosts the WorldPride until July 2nd.

Sweden to pay compensation for Midsummer train chaos
Sweden

Sweden to pay compensation for Midsummer train chaos

Swedish rail operator SJ will pay full compensation to passengers stranded by substantial train cancellations and delays in the Stockholm area on Thursday.

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel
Germany

Battling to save campaign, Schulz hits out at ‘arrogant’ Merkel

Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz lashed out Sunday at Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of "arrogance" as he sought to reverse his party's plunging popularity three months before general elections.

Olympics: French President shows game side to support Paris 2024
France

Olympics: French President shows game side to support Paris 2024

French President Emmanuel Macron tried his hand at sports including boxing and wheelchair tennis to support Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympics.