Biggie gets bigger via young Norwegian DJ
Norway

Biggie gets bigger via young Norwegian DJ

The Notorious B.I.G. would figure at or near the top on any list of hip-hop all-stars, yet the slain rapper's top song on Spotify comes via a 26-year-old Norwegian.

Is ‘diesel summit’ the last chance for Germany’s favourite engine?
Germany

Is ‘diesel summit’ the last chance for Germany’s favourite engine?

Germany hosts a debate on the future of diesel engines next week as pressure grows on the government and automakers to curb or ditch a technology tarred by a reputation for pollution and cheating.

Spain’s hotels fight back against fake food poisoning claims from Brits
Spain

Spain’s hotels fight back against fake food poisoning claims from Brits

Spanish hotels are turning to private detectives and the courts to repel a surge in fake food poisoning claims by British holidaymakers that has already cost them millions of euros.

German police say terrorist motive unlikely in disco shooting
Germany

German police say terrorist motive unlikely in disco shooting

German police said on Sunday they did not believe that a nightclub shooting in the southern city of Constance was a terror attack.

Plight of mother-of-two ‘abuse victim’ shakes Spain

Plight of mother-of-two ‘abuse victim’ shakes Spain

The plight of a Spanish woman who vanished with her children after defying a court order to hand them over to her Italian ex-partner, found guilty of domestic violence, has shaken the country.

Two killed, four wounded in German disco shooting
Germany

Two killed, four wounded in German disco shooting

UPDATED: A gunman opened fire at a packed nightclub in southern Germany early Sunday, killing one and wounding four before being shot by police, authorities said, in an attack likely motivated by a personal feud.

Over 22,000 evacuated as fire hits Spain music festival
Spain

Over 22,000 evacuated as fire hits Spain music festival

More than 22,000 people were evacuated Saturday when the stage at an electronic music festival near Barcelona erupted in flames, sending revellers running.

French trio Wanderer cancels Lebanon concert: festival
France

French trio Wanderer cancels Lebanon concert: festival

French classical group Trio Wanderer cancelled its Sunday evening concert in Lebanon's Baalbek International Festival, a day after activists lambasted it for playing in Israel last year.

Toddler among 26 migrants found in refrigerated lorry
France

Toddler among 26 migrants found in refrigerated lorry

Twenty-six migrants, including a two-year-old, were discovered in a refrigerated lorry at a ferry terminal near the northern French port of Dunkirk on Saturday, the emergency services said.