ROSARNO, Italy (AP) — A soccer team fielding only African migrants is hoping to win hearts and games in one of Italy's poorest regions, where locals and foreigners once clashed in bloody fights.
A local Catholic charity manages the team, Koa Bosco, near the town Rosarno in southern Italy. In 2010, clashes between residents there and migrants who work picking crops in the region left 38 people wounded. The fights began when two migrants were shot with a pellet gun in an...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann have won 500,000 euros ($549,000) in a libel action against a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging they were involved in their daughter's disappearance.
The McCanns were seeking 1.2 million euros in damages from Goncalo Amaral, who was part of the police investigation into Madeleine's disappearance from a vacation home in Portugal's Algarve region in May 2007, days before...
MADRID (AP) — Spain's development ministry says a ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma de Mallorca to the southern coastal city of Valencia is burning at sea, forcing passengers to abandon ship in lifeboats.
Spanish media say more than 100 people left the passenger and cargo ferry Tuesday afternoon after the fire broke out when the ship was about 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Palma de Mallorca.
BERLIN (AP) — German lawyers representing dozens of families who lost loved ones in the Germanwings plane crash last month say they may sue the airline in the United States to get more compensation.
The law in Germany, where almost half the 150 victims came from, doesn't currently consider the deceased's future earnings and the emotional impact on families when calculating how much money relatives are entitled to.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU border agency says its agents are so busy dealing with the record number of migrants entering the European Union that they can no longer screen people before they move deeper into the EU.
In a report released Tuesday, Frontex said that resources are focused on migrants' "immediate care, rather than screening or obtaining information on their basic characteristics."
The agency says that, once rescued, these migrants "continue...