Stockholm’s new Citybanan commuter line is here
Sweden

Stockholm’s new Citybanan commuter line is here

One of the worst commuter bottlenecks in Sweden's capital has reached its final stop.

First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum
Switzerland

First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum

A museum in Bern on Friday showed off pieces from a spectacular Nazi-era art hoard it inherited from a German recluse, in the run-up to the first exhibit of the controversial collection.

Swedish, Japanese PMs condemn North Korean missile tests
Sweden

Swedish, Japanese PMs condemn North Korean missile tests

North Korea’s nuclear and missile testing is a violation of UN resolutions and a threat to global peace and security, Sweden’s prime minister Stefan Löfven and Japanese counterpart Shinzu Abe said.

Migrants once again drawn to deadly Spanish route to Europe
Spain

Migrants once again drawn to deadly Spanish route to Europe

The number of migrants arriving on Spain's southern coast has more than doubled in 2017 from last year as they avoid passing through conflict-wracked Libya on their way to Europe.

Spanish acrobat dies in Madrid festival fall
Spain

Spanish acrobat dies in Madrid festival fall

An acrobat has fallen to his death in front of horrified onlookers at a festival in Madrid, sparking anger at organisers who refused to halt performances following the accident.

1,200 Fiat 500s mass for iconic car’s 60th birthday
Italy

1,200 Fiat 500s mass for iconic car’s 60th birthday

More than 1,200 Fiat 500s from across Europe revved into the Italian foothills on Saturday to mark the 60th birthday of the iconic little car.

French suspect charged for planning attack with Belgian pair
France

French suspect charged for planning attack with Belgian pair

A 42-year-old French national appeared in court Sunday on suspicion of plotting an attack with multiple weapons alongside two Belgian brothers who were charged in Brussels this week, judicial sources said.

Neo-Nazis call Swedish politicians ‘treasonists’ at Almedalen forum
Sweden

Neo-Nazis call Swedish politicians ‘treasonists’ at Almedalen forum

The neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement shouted slogans during several events at Sweden’s annual Almedalen Week political forum, including during speeches by two MPs.

Germany pushes G20 plan to fight poverty in Africa
Germany

Germany pushes G20 plan to fight poverty in Africa

G20 nations launched an unprecedented initiative Saturday at the group's summit in Germany to fight poverty in Africa, but critics called the plan half-hearted.

German industry picks EU unity over post-Brexit trade
Germany

German industry picks EU unity over post-Brexit trade

German industries will prioritise European unity over trade with Britain post-Brexit, business leaders told the Observer newspaper in interviews published Sunday.

Stormy G20 ends with opt-outs for Trump on climate, trade
Germany

Stormy G20 ends with opt-outs for Trump on climate, trade

World leaders made concessions on trade and climate language to Donald Trump Saturday at the end of the most fractious and riot-hit G20 summit ever, in exchange for preserving a fragile unity of the club of major industrialised and emerging economies.