Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France crown
France

Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France crown

Chris Froome all but secured a fourth Tour de France title by finishing third in Saturday's 20th stage time-trial in Marseille as Maciej Bodnar took the stage victory.

After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest
Switzerland

After 75 years, Swiss couple found on glacier finally laid to rest

The remains of a couple, found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared, were at long last buried on Saturday near their native village.

Man interrupts Swedish Open match with Nazi slogans
Sweden

Man interrupts Swedish Open match with Nazi slogans

The Swedish Open semifinal match between David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco was interrupted on Saturday by a man who walked onto the court and yelled Nazi slogans while raising his arm in a Nazi-like salute.

Gothenburg man charged with killing his three children and their mother
Sweden

Gothenburg man charged with killing his three children and their mother

According to reports, the victims were murdered before an apartment fire was set in an attempt to hide the crime.

Spain extradites first foreigner to face US terror charges under Trump
Spain

Spain extradites first foreigner to face US terror charges under Trump

An Algerian-Irish man extradited from Spain appeared before a US magistrate on Friday, the first foreigner sent to the United States to answer terror charges since President Donald Trump took office.

Italy: We won’t accept ‘threats’ from Austria on border security
Austria

Italy: We won’t accept ‘threats’ from Austria on border security

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from Austria or other EU countries on border security amid tension over the migrant crisis.

Italy hits back at neighbours’ ‘threats’ on border security
Italy

Italy hits back at neighbours’ ‘threats’ on border security

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from neighbours on border security amid tension over Europe's migrant crisis.

French wine production at ‘historically low’ levels
France

French wine production at ‘historically low’ levels

Knocked off course by a cold spring snap, French wine production this year slid to a record low, falling 17 percent on 2016, initial ministry of agriculture projections show.

German woman chases down masturbating Indian driver in New Delhi
Germany

German woman chases down masturbating Indian driver in New Delhi

An Indian chauffeur was arrested on Saturday after a German woman accused him of masturbating in front of her in an upscale New Delhi neighbourhood, police said.

German jihadi girl arrested in Iraq
Germany

German jihadi girl arrested in Iraq

A German 16-year-old girl suspected of joining the Islamic State (Isis) jihadists in Iraq was arrested last week in Mosul, a German judicial source said on Saturday.

EU backs Germany’s tough stance on Turkey
Germany

EU backs Germany’s tough stance on Turkey

EU commissioner says Germany's tough stance on fraying relations with Turkey is "understandable," given Ankara's detention of German nationals.

France must build more migrant centres, rights watchdog says
France

France must build more migrant centres, rights watchdog says

France should create more reception centres for migrants to ensure decent conditions as arrivals pick up pace in the summer months, the head of an independent rights watchdog said on Friday.

Did Neymar signal move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain with pensive Instagram pose?

Did Neymar signal move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain with pensive Instagram pose?

Neymar's decision to post a photo of himself in thoughtful contemplation sparked a fresh wave of speculation that he is on the verge of sealing a world record €222 million ($256.8 million) move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain.

Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks
France

Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels.

Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict
Germany

Germany to take part in new talks on Ukraine conflict

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels.

France jails Britons for smuggling migrants into England
France

France jails Britons for smuggling migrants into England

A French court on Friday jailed two Britons for over two years for having smuggled migrants to England in a light aircraft in what prosecutors said was a first.

Sweden sink Russia at women’s Euro
Sweden

Sweden sink Russia at women’s Euro

Captain Lotta Schelin and Stina Blackstenius powered Sweden to a 2-0 win over Russia at the women's Euro tournament in Deventer on Friday.

Germany edge Italy at women’s Euro

Germany edge Italy at women’s Euro

Babett Peter's second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women's Euro tournament in the Netherlands on Friday.

Spain threatens to cut Catalonia funds over referendum
Spain

Spain threatens to cut Catalonia funds over referendum

Spain's central government on Friday threatened to cut off funds for Catalonia unless the region's administration can prove it is not using state money to prepare a referendum on independence.

US gives up on extraditing ‘London Whale’ traders from France and Spain

US gives up on extraditing ‘London Whale’ traders from France and Spain

US prosecutors formally abandoned a four-year old case against two traders implicated in the "London Whale" scandal Friday, citing an inability to extradite the defendants to appear in an American court.

French bank fined €5 million over anti-terror lapses
France

French bank fined €5 million over anti-terror lapses

France's banking watchdog said on Friday it had fined Societe Generale €5 million over lapses in its measures to prevent money laundering that could finance terrorism.