Who to call and what to say in an emergency in Italy
Italy

Who to call and what to say in an emergency in Italy

Here are the key emergency numbers in Italy that hopefully you'll never need to call.

France bans bikes and scooters weaving between lanes of traffic after ‘disappointing’ safety trial
France

France bans bikes and scooters weaving between lanes of traffic after ‘disappointing’ safety trial

‘Self-quarantine’: Tips for how to have a safe Swiss Christmas
Switzerland

‘Self-quarantine’: Tips for how to have a safe Swiss Christmas

Covid-19: Is it safe to ski in the Swiss Alps this season?
Switzerland

Covid-19: Is it safe to ski in the Swiss Alps this season?

How dangerous is the Italian countryside during hunting season?
Italy

How dangerous is the Italian countryside during hunting season?

Germany ranked ‘second safest country in the world’ during coronavirus pandemic
Germany

Germany ranked ‘second safest country in the world’ during coronavirus pandemic

How safe is Italy’s high-speed rail network?
Italy

How safe is Italy’s high-speed rail network?

Map: These are the most dangerous road crossings in Copenhagen
Denmark

Map: These are the most dangerous road crossings in Copenhagen

MAP: Is life in your town more or less safe than the rest of Sweden?
Sweden

MAP: Is life in your town more or less safe than the rest of Sweden?

How safe is living in the Italian countryside?
Italy

How safe is living in the Italian countryside?

Switzerland ranked one of the world’s ‘safest countries’
Switzerland

Switzerland ranked one of the world’s ‘safest countries’

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning
Italy

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning

‘Anti-abandonment’ child car seats become compulsory in Italy
Italy

‘Anti-abandonment’ child car seats become compulsory in Italy

‘A drunk guy threatened me with a knife’: The problems of safety at Germany’s train and U-Bahn stations
Germany

‘A drunk guy threatened me with a knife’: The problems of safety at Germany’s train and U-Bahn stations

Have Your Say: How safe do you feel in Germany’s train and underground stations?
Germany

Have Your Say: How safe do you feel in Germany’s train and underground stations?

Man dies at Berlin U-Bahn station after being pushed in front of oncoming train
Germany

Man dies at Berlin U-Bahn station after being pushed in front of oncoming train

Driving in Denmark: Police probe more ‘falling objects’ from motorway bridges
Denmark

Driving in Denmark: Police probe more ‘falling objects’ from motorway bridges

Why Norway is warning drivers about ‘egg-shaped’ bends
Norway

Why Norway is warning drivers about ‘egg-shaped’ bends

VIDEO: Gang of thieves caught snatching bags at Rome airport
Italy

VIDEO: Gang of thieves caught snatching bags at Rome airport

How to stay safe while travelling in Italy
Italy

How to stay safe while travelling in Italy

Danish police announce major speed checks on country’s roads
Denmark

Danish police announce major speed checks on country’s roads

How Germany plans to improve safety at railway stations
Germany

How Germany plans to improve safety at railway stations

Denmark just got tougher on drivers who use their phone behind the wheel
Denmark

Denmark just got tougher on drivers who use their phone behind the wheel

‘Distracted’ Swiss train drivers run red signals in record numbers
Switzerland

‘Distracted’ Swiss train drivers run red signals in record numbers

German Interior Minister calls for security control on the Swiss border

German Interior Minister calls for security control on the Swiss border

‘More police needed’: Killing of child puts focus on safety and security at German train stations
Germany

‘More police needed’: Killing of child puts focus on safety and security at German train stations

Rescue action off Danish coast as three children drift to sea on surfboards
Denmark

Rescue action off Danish coast as three children drift to sea on surfboards

Danish lifeguards issue new warnings with heatwave on way
Denmark

Danish lifeguards issue new warnings with heatwave on way

Don’t go into Danish waters alone, emergency services warn
Denmark

Don’t go into Danish waters alone, emergency services warn

Stick with your mates: New campaign aimed at young British holidaymakers in Spain
Spain

Stick with your mates: New campaign aimed at young British holidaymakers in Spain

Switzerland scraps blood alcohol limits for rubber boat captains
Switzerland

Switzerland scraps blood alcohol limits for rubber boat captains

Be wary of perilous Easter ice, Sweden warned
Sweden

Be wary of perilous Easter ice, Sweden warned

‘Germany is one of the safest countries in the world’
Germany

‘Germany is one of the safest countries in the world’

Zurich to take action over soaring number of bicycle accidents
Switzerland

Zurich to take action over soaring number of bicycle accidents

How women and mums are working to make Sweden’s suburbs safer
Sweden

How women and mums are working to make Sweden’s suburbs safer

Glance around Switzerland: Fake marriages, E-bike dangers, rabbit killers and Suter censored
Switzerland

Glance around Switzerland: Fake marriages, E-bike dangers, rabbit killers and Suter censored

‘Distracted’ drivers kill or seriously injure three people every day
Switzerland

‘Distracted’ drivers kill or seriously injure three people every day

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads
Switzerland

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads

Toddler dies after father ‘forgets’ her in locked car and catches train to work
Spain

Toddler dies after father ‘forgets’ her in locked car and catches train to work

Safety warning over tablets in cars after child’s death in Galicia
Spain

Safety warning over tablets in cars after child’s death in Galicia

‘Please stop climbing mountains in jeans and trainers,’ Italy’s alpine rescue team pleads
Italy

‘Please stop climbing mountains in jeans and trainers,’ Italy’s alpine rescue team pleads

Design against crime: a look at plans to boost safety in a Gothenburg park
Sweden

Design against crime: a look at plans to boost safety in a Gothenburg park

Inflatable bicycle helmet doubles sales in Denmark
Denmark

Inflatable bicycle helmet doubles sales in Denmark

Sweden forest fires: How to stay safe in rural Sweden
Sweden

Sweden forest fires: How to stay safe in rural Sweden

Swedish rescue service to distracted parents: Watch your swimming kids, not your phones!
Sweden

Swedish rescue service to distracted parents: Watch your swimming kids, not your phones!

Bicycle helmets reduce risk of injury by 60 percent: Norwegian study
Norway

Bicycle helmets reduce risk of injury by 60 percent: Norwegian study

Germany and Austria start joint police work to combat illegal migration

Germany and Austria start joint police work to combat illegal migration

‘Danger to life and limb’: 2,000 elevators shut down in Germany last year
Germany

‘Danger to life and limb’: 2,000 elevators shut down in Germany last year

German states call for higher fines for reckless drivers and parking offenders
Germany

German states call for higher fines for reckless drivers and parking offenders

Switzerland wants to ‘legalise’ drink driving…for rubber boats
Switzerland

Switzerland wants to ‘legalise’ drink driving…for rubber boats

Norwegian driver loses licence after not scraping ice from window
Norway

Norwegian driver loses licence after not scraping ice from window

Air France stops identity checks on passengers boarding its flights
France

Air France stops identity checks on passengers boarding its flights

‘No idea of danger’: 88 drones spotted near aircraft in German skies in 2017
Germany

‘No idea of danger’: 88 drones spotted near aircraft in German skies in 2017

Austrian teen charged with plotting Christmas market attack with German boy

Austrian teen charged with plotting Christmas market attack with German boy

Is Cologne becoming a more dangerous place to live?
Germany

Is Cologne becoming a more dangerous place to live?

Zurich named tenth safest city in the world
Switzerland

Zurich named tenth safest city in the world

Boy’s leg partially cut off in accident on summer toboggan run in NRW
Germany

Boy’s leg partially cut off in accident on summer toboggan run in NRW

Survey: Switzerland ranked the safest place for expats to live
Switzerland

Survey: Switzerland ranked the safest place for expats to live

Germany is too slow in warning of unsafe food in half of all cases: Foodwatch
Germany

Germany is too slow in warning of unsafe food in half of all cases: Foodwatch

Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

Norwegians too slack with bicycle helmets: traffic agency
Norway

Norwegians too slack with bicycle helmets: traffic agency

Volkswagen recalls 770,000 cars due to braking problem
Germany

Volkswagen recalls 770,000 cars due to braking problem

Norwegian Red Cross calls for security patrols at Trolltunga
Norway

Norwegian Red Cross calls for security patrols at Trolltunga

Rome man killed in wild boar-scooter collision
Italy

Rome man killed in wild boar-scooter collision

Earthquakes in Switzerland: how safe are we?
Switzerland

Earthquakes in Switzerland: how safe are we?

Road deaths fall to lowest level in 60 years, but thousands still dying
Germany

Road deaths fall to lowest level in 60 years, but thousands still dying

Nearly one in three immigrants feel unsafe in Sweden: report
Sweden

Nearly one in three immigrants feel unsafe in Sweden: report

‘Bring your own loo roll,’ broke Italian school tells kids
Italy

‘Bring your own loo roll,’ broke Italian school tells kids

Child contracts TB from infected paediatrician in northern Italy
Italy

Child contracts TB from infected paediatrician in northern Italy

Roof collapses at two Milan schools in one week
Italy

Roof collapses at two Milan schools in one week

Water in quake-hit Amatrice no longer safe to drink
Italy

Water in quake-hit Amatrice no longer safe to drink

Where in France do drivers run the most red lights?
France

Where in France do drivers run the most red lights?

How Italy keeps track of 80 terrorism alerts every day
Italy

How Italy keeps track of 80 terrorism alerts every day

A quarter of Italy’s school canteens fail hygiene tests
Italy

A quarter of Italy’s school canteens fail hygiene tests

On patrol with Rome police: how safe is the Eternal City?
Italy

On patrol with Rome police: how safe is the Eternal City?

Parcel bomb found at EU food watchdog in Italy
Italy

Parcel bomb found at EU food watchdog in Italy

City installs floor traffic lights for smartphone addicts
Germany

City installs floor traffic lights for smartphone addicts

NGOs sue Monsanto over pesticide safety
Austria

NGOs sue Monsanto over pesticide safety

Volvo recalls 59,000 cars with ‘unpleasant’ software glitch
Sweden

Volvo recalls 59,000 cars with ‘unpleasant’ software glitch

France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)
France

France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)

Miracle French paraglider, 70, somehow survives fall to earth
France

Miracle French paraglider, 70, somehow survives fall to earth

Security stepped up at nurseries in Paris
France

Security stepped up at nurseries in Paris

Fiat fined $70m for failing to report safety data
Italy

Fiat fined $70m for failing to report safety data

No Norway kids have died in traffic this year
Norway

No Norway kids have died in traffic this year

Fiat Chrysler ‘under-reported vehicle deaths’
Italy

Fiat Chrysler ‘under-reported vehicle deaths’

Swedish jogger praised for viral feminist post
Sweden

Swedish jogger praised for viral feminist post

Report: Switzerland is world’s safest country
Switzerland

Report: Switzerland is world’s safest country

More than 400 people drown each year in Spain
Spain

More than 400 people drown each year in Spain

How to avoid the Paris Metro pickpockets
France

How to avoid the Paris Metro pickpockets

Govt turns to Dark Side to enforce bike safety
Germany

Govt turns to Dark Side to enforce bike safety

Police on nationwide hunt for speeders
Germany

Police on nationwide hunt for speeders

Drownings fuel calls for full-time lifeguards
Spain

Drownings fuel calls for full-time lifeguards

Germany sees little change in road deaths
Germany

Germany sees little change in road deaths

Spain among top countries for road safety
Spain

Spain among top countries for road safety

Lost US skier recounts his two-day ordeal
Switzerland

Lost US skier recounts his two-day ordeal

More party-goers opt to be driven home
Switzerland

More party-goers opt to be driven home

France sees worrying rise in road deaths
France

France sees worrying rise in road deaths

Cameras on ski helmets seen as safety risk
Switzerland

Cameras on ski helmets seen as safety risk

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights
Germany

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights

Woman fined €300 for helping ‘drowning’ men
Spain

Woman fined €300 for helping ‘drowning’ men

Illegal worker dies after ladder fall
Austria

Illegal worker dies after ladder fall

Strip bars to fires: Travel warnings about France
France

Strip bars to fires: Travel warnings about France

Where to find the speed cameras today
Germany

Where to find the speed cameras today

13,000 police will catch speeders on Thursday
Germany

13,000 police will catch speeders on Thursday

French women’s safety fears ‘due to inequality’
France

French women’s safety fears ‘due to inequality’

Sharp rise in fatal road accidents
Austria

Sharp rise in fatal road accidents

New website reveals Swiss inequalities
Switzerland

New website reveals Swiss inequalities

France to experiment with lower speed limits
France

France to experiment with lower speed limits

Ageing Pope puts safety ‘in God’s hands’
Italy

Ageing Pope puts safety ‘in God’s hands’

Spain scores biggest drop in road deaths in EU
Spain

Spain scores biggest drop in road deaths in EU

Ferrari owner crashes €240k car, then flees
Spain

Ferrari owner crashes €240k car, then flees

Bretigny crash: Safety checks and bolts blamed
France

Bretigny crash: Safety checks and bolts blamed

Chinese lanterns face ban in Norway
Norway

Chinese lanterns face ban in Norway

Coffee machines ‘leave lead in drink’
Germany

Coffee machines ‘leave lead in drink’

Fatal workplace mishaps claim two lives
Sweden

Fatal workplace mishaps claim two lives

Murders in Sweden drop by half since 1990s
Sweden

Murders in Sweden drop by half since 1990s

Venice’s gondolas ‘to get GPS and number plates’
Italy

Venice’s gondolas ‘to get GPS and number plates’

Holidaymakers warned of blow-up death traps
Germany

Holidaymakers warned of blow-up death traps

France bans latest Mercedes cars
Germany

France bans latest Mercedes cars

BMW recalls 22,000 cars over airbag fault
Germany

BMW recalls 22,000 cars over airbag fault

Fire fears ban visitors from Stuttgart TV tower
Germany

Fire fears ban visitors from Stuttgart TV tower

Sweden bans ‘flammable’ USB chargers
Sweden

Sweden bans ‘flammable’ USB chargers

Agency gives gas on speed limit reforms
Spain

Agency gives gas on speed limit reforms

Nuclear plants face aircraft crash tests
Switzerland

Nuclear plants face aircraft crash tests

Meat recalled over E.coli faeces fears
Sweden

Meat recalled over E.coli faeces fears

Cracks found in Swedish nuclear waste pools
Sweden

Cracks found in Swedish nuclear waste pools

A third of toboggan runs deemed dangerous
Germany

A third of toboggan runs deemed dangerous

Berlin a ‘nightmare for pedestrians’
Germany

Berlin a ‘nightmare for pedestrians’

German posties take dog defence classes
Germany

German posties take dog defence classes

Smoke alarms could be disaster warning system
Germany

Smoke alarms could be disaster warning system

Swedes ‘not safe enough’ online: report
Sweden

Swedes ‘not safe enough’ online: report

Biking ‘more dangerous’ than driving in Sweden
Sweden

Biking ‘more dangerous’ than driving in Sweden

Minister calls for crazed cyclists crack-down
Germany

Minister calls for crazed cyclists crack-down

Consumer watchdog to check water park safety
Sweden

Consumer watchdog to check water park safety

Poorer children in more traffic accidents: report
Sweden

Poorer children in more traffic accidents: report

Half of urban playgrounds ‘unsafe’
Germany

Half of urban playgrounds ‘unsafe’

Reactor down as cold snap drives power demand
France

Reactor down as cold snap drives power demand

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France

Nuclear watchdog urges safety boost

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Sweden

Agencies list Sweden’s safest places

Switzerland won’t force kids to wear bike helmets
Switzerland

Switzerland won’t force kids to wear bike helmets

Germans want absolute ban on drink-driving
Germany

Germans want absolute ban on drink-driving

Beginner drivers to take extra ‘feedback’ test after passing exam
Germany

Beginner drivers to take extra ‘feedback’ test after passing exam

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Switzerland

High number of accidents on Swiss roads

Sweden mulls ban on texting while driving
Sweden

Sweden mulls ban on texting while driving

Deutsche Bahn beefs up security
Germany

Deutsche Bahn beefs up security

Traffic lights giving way to roundabouts
Germany

Traffic lights giving way to roundabouts

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Sweden

Immigrants in Sweden feel less safe: study

Speed cameras catch record haul
Sweden

Speed cameras catch record haul

Half of Swedes text at the wheel: poll
Sweden

Half of Swedes text at the wheel: poll

Drownings most frequent in July
Sweden

Drownings most frequent in July

Sweden sees giant leap in trampoline accidents
Sweden

Sweden sees giant leap in trampoline accidents

Nuclear plant heads propose armed security
Sweden

Nuclear plant heads propose armed security

German families to sue French aviation over crash off Brazil
Germany

German families to sue French aviation over crash off Brazil

Agency reacts to nuke plant safety lapses
Sweden

Agency reacts to nuke plant safety lapses

New cracks found in Swedish nuke plant rods
Sweden

New cracks found in Swedish nuke plant rods

Deutsche Bahn ICE train brakes freeze
Germany

Deutsche Bahn ICE train brakes freeze

Lentil and pork stew recalled in broken glass scare
Germany

Lentil and pork stew recalled in broken glass scare

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Sweden

Safety check forces Swedish nuke plant shutdown

German politicians eye Kinder surprise egg ban
Germany

German politicians eye Kinder surprise egg ban

Agency disbanded for not mending enough fences
Sweden

Agency disbanded for not mending enough fences

Drunk workers fired from nuclear plant
Sweden

Drunk workers fired from nuclear plant

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Sweden

Push-chair recalled after several accidents

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Sweden

Radical measures floated to cut road death toll