Swiss-based environmental organization WWF unveiled a revolutionary urinal on Monday, equipped with an electric turbine which could allow men to generate power while peeing.
Paris Saint-Germain are confident they can upset the odds at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday in their Champions League quarter-final first leg clash with red hot favourites Barcelona.
A professor from a university in Spain's Murcia province has been ordered to pay an ex-student €5,000 for copying her work.
A research vessel carrying German and Taiwanese scientists set sail for waters off the island's south-western coast over the weekend in search of methane hydrate, a potentially vast new energy source.
German car-making giant Volkswagen said on Monday it plans to create 50,000 jobs before 2018. But uncertainty in the eurozone will mean the majority of new employment opportunities will open up outside of Europe.
Archeologists called to the depths of the Citybanan tunnel project in Stockholm were stunned to find what they believe to be Mjölnir, the hammer of Norse lightning god Thor.
Spain's anti-riot police will from now on have to wear bullet proof jackets bearing large numbers that clearly identify them but these numbers will change everyday to stop individual targeting of officers.
Two masked and knife-wielding young girls robbed a fast-food restaurant on Sunday night, escaping with around 2,000 kronor ($300).
A teenager convicted for killing his older sister has demanded to be freed and a new trial starts Tuesday.
German Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière's plan to buy armed drones for the Bundeswehr received a tempered response on Monday from politicians within his own party, who warned against knee-jerk decisions.
Locals in Pedrajas de San Esteban were shocked to find thieves had stolen the local Virgin Mary's golden crown the night before the village's annual pilgrimage.
British second seed Andy Murray won the ATP Miami Masters title on Sunday, saving a match point in the penultimate game in defeating Spanish third seed David Ferrer 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/1).
An Abba reunion concert scheduled at an Uppsala airfield, Malmö neighbourhoods to be renamed after Eurovision stars and lasagnes found in horse feed were among Sweden's April Fools' Day hoax stories on Monday.
It’s a traditional treasure hunt, with a twist. Across Germany, smart-phone owners are embarking on adventures to find objects hidden in GPS-specified locations.
A pair of disabled sisters could be trapped in their house after a neighbour complained that the lift they use to access the street is blocking his view.
A Spanish dating website is giving people the chance to meet the spitting image of their ex-lovers so that they can relive their past romances.
An archaeological dig in the western German city of Cologne has unearthed myriad traces of daily life in one of Europe's oldest and biggest Jewish communities. Yet opinion is divided on where to display the historical treasure trove.
According to the latest polls, the Social Democrats are winning back voters from the ruling conservative Moderates and are gaining growing support among male and urban voters.
Bayern Munich stars including Mario Gomez and Thomas Müller could end up with sore thighs if all goes to plan - they've promised to play their last Bundesliga match in lederhosen if they win the title early.
A man was detained Sunday on suspicion of animal torture after a series of brutal cat murders in the Högsbo area of Gothenburg.
Atlético Madrid manager Diego Simeone said he believes Valencia have the third best squad in Spain after his side could only manage a 1-1 draw with Los Che on Sunday.
Thousands of trout were killed in Switzerland after technical trouble at a hydroelectric dam stemmed the water flow in a national park, the Swiss news agency ATS reported.
India's Supreme Court rejected on Monday a patent bid by Swiss drug giant Novartis, in a landmark ruling that activists say will protect access to cheap generic versions of drugs in developing nations.
Several feminist groups in France have united to launch a campaign to have the country’s iconic Eiffel Tower torn down, saying the 124-year-old monument was a 'phallic' symbol of France's outdated male-dominated culture. One feminist group called 'Tour pour Tous' wants it replaced by a Tour 'Eiffelle'.
Spanish King Juan Carlos's youngest daughter, the Infanta Cristina, is in the front line of a legal storm engulfing her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, who is under investigation for allegedly embezzling millions of euros in public money.
Former France international scrum-half Jean-Pierre Elissalde admitted on Sunday to having doped during his career.
Five children between the ages of two and 10 died when a fire ravaged their home in northern France overnight while their father was seriously burned trying to save them, officials said Sunday.