Swedish policeman killed in traffic accident during robbery chase
Sweden

Swedish policeman killed in traffic accident during robbery chase

A search for four suspected robbers ended tragically when a policeman was hit and killed by a car on the E20 motorway near Gothenburg on Sunday.

Swedish police investigate crazed motorist who drove at pedestrians
Sweden

Swedish police investigate crazed motorist who drove at pedestrians

A 24-year-old man who attempted to drive into people in the centre of Karlstad on Saturday evening is suspected of attempted aggravated assault.

Swedish neo-Nazis hand out flyers, causing fight to break out
Sweden

Swedish neo-Nazis hand out flyers, causing fight to break out

Scuffles broke out in Oskarshamn on Saturday after neo-Nazi organisation Nordic Resistance Movement began handing out flyers in the centre of the town.

Seven die in traffic accidents during bleak weekend on Swedish roads
Sweden

Seven die in traffic accidents during bleak weekend on Swedish roads

Seven people have been killed so far this weekend in accidents on Sweden’s roads.

Germany’s Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law
Germany

Germany’s Gay Pride march celebrates same-sex marriage law

Tens of thousands of people marched through Berlin for the annual Gay Pride parade on Saturday, just weeks after Germany's parliament legalised same-sex marriage.

Turkey re-arrests activists in Amnesty case involving German, Swedish citizens: group

Turkey re-arrests activists in Amnesty case involving German, Swedish citizens: group

Turkish security forces have re-arrested two activists previously detained but then released in a controversial case that has raised tensions with the West, Amnesty International said on Saturday.

Popularity tumbles for France’s Macron: poll
France

Popularity tumbles for France’s Macron: poll

A poll out Sunday shows the popularity rating of France's new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

France’s far-right National Front keeps euro-exit stance
France

France’s far-right National Front keeps euro-exit stance

France's far-right National Front (FN) said Saturday it would maintain its goal of seeing the nation out of the euro common currency, despite urging by some in the party to ditch the stance as a vote-loser.

French Alps: Austrian falls to death on Mont Blanc

French Alps: Austrian falls to death on Mont Blanc

An Austrian climber fell some 200 metres (650 feet) to his death Saturday while descending Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest mountain, rescuers said.

French Nazi collaborator Petain’s tomb vandalised
France

French Nazi collaborator Petain’s tomb vandalised

The tomb of Marshal Philippe Petain, who led France's collaborationist Vichy regime under Nazi occupation, was vandalised on Saturday, the eve of the 66th anniversary of his death, police said.