A French processing company is in the spotlight over the horsemeat scandal that's sweeping Europe. The government in Paris has accused a firm called Spanghero of knowingly selling horsemeat as beef. The company denies the allegation.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is all in favor of EU reforms - hoping they will sway Britons to stay in the bloc in a referendum. The chances are good they will, says DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
European police have arrested 26 in a crackdown on horsemeat trafficking. The EU's judicial agency reports that the ring is accused of introducing parts of horses unfit for consumption into the commercial food chain.
In the wake of the deadly crash of an Airbus A400M in Spain, three countries have decided to temporarily stop using the new aircraft. The French military has insisted there is no reason to do so.
The London-based banking giant HSBC is to face a French criminal probe over so-called "SwissLeaks" controversy. According to stolen documents, HSBC'S Swiss branch helped rich clients hide millions and avoid taxes.