The Sports Ministry's investigation into the French ice skating federation has uncovered decades of sexual abuse. A very public rape allegation prompted skaters to speak up — and now over 20 coaches face accusations.
Juan Carlos should have had a place of honor in Spain's history for his achievements as a young king. But after a string of scandals, his departure into exile is ignominious, says Gabriel Gonzalez.
Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko has said Moscow and Minsk would always be allies — but also called on Russia to stop "lying" about alleged mercenaries detained in Belarus. Russia has dismissed it as a "spectacle."
Tens of thousands of people from the Western Balkans find work in Germany every year. Their families often face a long wait for permission to join them. Opposition lawmakers are demanding change.
A Lithuanian man was found deliberately hiding and had not spoken with anyone for a long period, according to police. Investigators are now looking into his possible exploitation as an agricultural worker.
Juan Carlos I abdicated the throne in 2014 and has been plagued more recently by accusations of corruption. Spanish media have reported that he left abruptly for the Dominican Republic amid the allegations.
The man known as Komron B. was immediately arrested upon arrival at Frankfurt Airport. He has been accused of plotting to attack US military facilities on behalf of the "Islamic State" terrorist network.
As Spain investigates former king Juan Carlos I for alleged money laundering, the retired monarch has decided to move out of the country. In his letter, he says he had "always wanted the best for Spain and the Crown."
Italy has opened the new bridge in the city of Genoa, almost two years after 43 people lost their lives when a viaduct collapsed. The bridge's architect described the day as a "mix of sorrow and pride."
Genoa's Morandi motorway bridge collapsed in 2018, killing 43 people and injuring hundreds. The new bridge has been designed by a star architect and built in record time — but feelings were mixed ahead of its opening.
French comic Dieudonne had previously been convicted of anti-Semitism. In June he was banned from YouTube — and now Facebook and Instagram have followed suit, saying he spread content that mocked Holocaust victims.
John Hume was a 1998 Nobel peace prize recipient for his efforts to bring peace to Northern Ireland after decades of conflict.
Germany wants mandatory COVID-19 testing, while Sweden's restrictions are almost non-existent: EU travel rules are complicated these days. Which regions are high risk, and who sets the standards?
Representatives of the Roma and Sinti communities, along with Jewish and Christian leaders, met at Auschwitz to honor the victims of the anti-Roma genocide. The Nazi regime killed some 500,000 Roma and Sinti.
Sunday marks European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day. But remembering isn't enough — we must decisively combat racism and nationalism, writes Romani Rose of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma.
Mayors are sounding the alarm in southern Italy: reception centers for refugees are overcrowded, and there is growing resentment in the population. Other Mediterranean states also report rising numbers of refugees.
A British MP was arrested after being accused of rape and sexual assault by a former parliamentary employee, according to reports. The police did not name the lawmaker but identified him as "a man in his 50s."
With COVID-19 forcing churches to curtail religious activities, many spiritual communities have been obliged to brush up on digital skills. Instead of gathering together they started streaming daily and weekly services.
Another massive rally has been held over the arrest of Sergei Furgal, ex-governor of the far-east Khabarovsk region. The Kremlin detained the popular politician last month, accusing him of masterminding several murders.
The coronavirus has closed cultural institutions around the world, chasing performers into lockdown.
Romania has one of the highest rates of deliveries by cesarean section in the European Union.
The pro-independence Catalan movement has been organizing itself with the help of messaging apps.
Sea Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has urged EU countries to change their current approach to migration.
The UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful.
Turkey and Europe both fear renewed hostilities in Syria, which could lead to an increase in Syrian refugees.
Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has called on football ities to do more to combat racism.
In a bid to ease overcrowding, the Greek government has transferred asylum-seekers to the mainland.
German politicians took part in ceremonies in Poland marking the start of World War II.
Italy's president has told the main parties to reach a coalition agreement or he will call new elections.
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