One man was shot dead and two were injured when a man wearing a Halloween mask opened fire on an industrial estate in southern Sweden on Monday evening.
Bavarians in a small village have almost finished their one-of-a-kind winter project: A Catholic church built entirely out of snow.
More than 5,000 people – and nearly 2,000 children – are registered with authorities as missing nationwide, according to statistics released on Monday.
With the day after Christmas being one of the biggest travel days in Sweden, with holiday makers going home after spending time with family, many will be in for a nasty surprise as their trains are cancelled and roads are blocked in the wake of storm Dagmar.
As New Year’s celebrations approach, German customs officials are stepping up border inspections, hoping to stem the tide of powerful, but often illegal, Polish fireworks.
A 26-year-old man was found dead in an apartment in Central Uppsala, north of Stockholm, on Monday morning. According to police, the man was murdered and the body shows signs extensive injuries.
Most Germans do not want President Christian Wulff to resign despite the continuing scandal over his business dealings, although roughly half have lost confidence in the head of state, according to a new poll.
Swedish teenager Emmy Nilsson was out for a horse ride through the forest, during the week leading up to Christmas, when she made a rather surprising find – a large bunch of chanterelle mushrooms growing in a blueberry patch.
The French parliamentarian who proposed a controversial genocide denial bill has received death threats and had her website attacked.
A family from North Rhine-Westphalia will come home from their Christmas holiday to find their house exploded while they were away, leaving nothing but a big pile of rubble.
A home assistance centre in Kronoberg county, central Sweden, was left reeling after a burglary on Christmas day, where thieves took off with both cars and computers after demolishing the centre's offices.
More French people are putting unwanted Christmas gifts up for sale online, often barely before the wrapping paper has hit the floor, according to e-commerce sites.
Ten years after the introduction of the euro, and in the midst of its biggest crisis to date, the AFP’s Celine Le Prioux says there are many reasons Europe’s biggest economy has benefited from the single currency.
Many people went overboard in their Christmas merriment this year, with arrests for public drunkenness up across Sweden over the weekend.
South Korea will buy two French spy planes capable of intercepting radio messages from North Korea and detecting its missile launches, a state agency said Monday.
It is one of the key engines of the French economy and a historically vital industry, but France's auto sector is heading into 2012 amid dire forecasts for its future and warnings of major job losses.
Three charred bodies were found in a burning car on Christmas Day in a small southern town.