Striking railway workers were set to disrupt transport throughout France just 11 days before Euro 2016, as President Francois Hollande refused to back down over a labour dispute that has sparked months of protests. The transport strike adds to problems still being caused by last week's blockade of fuel depots which left motorists queuing at many petrol stations. The rolling train strike called by the powerful CGT union is expected to affect around half of national and regional train services.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw its net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year as it grappled with a costly scandal over cars it had equipped to cheat on diesel emissions tests.