Sweden’s Säpo did not inform me of seriousness of IT leaks: Ann Linde
Sweden

Sweden’s Säpo did not inform me of seriousness of IT leaks: Ann Linde

Sweden's EU Affairs and Trade minister Ann Linde, who was caught up in the scandal around a cyber security slip-up, says that she was not initially informed about the level of seriousness of the IT failings.

Two suspects freed over French girl’s wedding disappearance
France

Two suspects freed over French girl’s wedding disappearance

French investigators have released two suspects held in connection with the disappearance of a nine-year-old girl during a wedding in the Alps nearly a week ago, as hundreds of people took part in a police-coordinated search on Saturday.

Trump to host Spanish PM Rajoy at White House
Spain

Trump to host Spanish PM Rajoy at White House

US President Donald Trump and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will hold their first one-on-one talks on September 26th at the White House, Spain's government announced Friday.

Italian motorcycling star Rossi leaves hospital after surgery
Italy

Italian motorcycling star Rossi leaves hospital after surgery

Valentino Rossi vowed to get back on his bike as quickly as possible as he was discharged from hospital on Saturday following surgery on a broken leg.

Swedish schoolchildren faked fight to get selfie with police
Sweden

Swedish schoolchildren faked fight to get selfie with police

Police responding to reports of a fight at a school in Kalmar arrived to find it was a false alarm.

Sweden celebrates World Beard Day
Sweden

Sweden celebrates World Beard Day

The titles of Sweden’s Most Beautiful Beard and Barber of the Year will be awarded as Sweden celebrates World Beard Day on Saturday.

Monster X-ray laser in Hamburg offers glimpse into nano-world
Germany

Monster X-ray laser in Hamburg offers glimpse into nano-world

The world's most powerful X-ray laser opened Friday in Germany, promising to shed new light onto very small things by letting scientists penetrate the inner workings of atoms, viruses and chemical reactions.

Second man held over French girl’s wedding disappearance
France

Second man held over French girl’s wedding disappearance

French investigators said Friday they had arrested a second man in connection with the mysterious disappearance of a nine-year-old girl during a wedding in the Alps, as the search for her entered a sixth day.

L’Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments
France

L’Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Friday confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values," after she was hired as part of a diversity campaign.

UEFA probes PSG after Neymar, Mbappe deals
France

UEFA probes PSG after Neymar, Mbappe deals

UEFA opened a formal investigation into Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after the French club broke the world transfer record to sign Neymar.

Top French court rejects complaint over ‘sexist’ silhouettes
France

Top French court rejects complaint over ‘sexist’ silhouettes

France's top administrative court on Friday dismissed a complaint by feminist groups over an exhibition of plywood cutouts depicting women in a variety of poses, some of them suggestive.