The Human Brain Project, a mammoth research project directed by the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), is in danger of dying because of last month’s vote by Swiss citizens to curb immigration in Switzerland.
Germany's foreign minister warned Russia on Sunday against military intervention in Ukraine, saying that "a new division of Europe can still be prevented".
Pope Francis on Sunday called on all sides in Ukraine to overcome "incomprehension" and appealed to the international community to promote dialogue.
French arthouse filmmaker Alain Resnais, a star of the New Wave movement with close to 50 movies to his name, has died aged 91, his producer told AFP on Sunday.
Several thousand pigs are feared dead after a huge fire at a pig farm in southern Sweden which raged for several hours on Sunday morning.
Spain's foreign minister will cut short his visit to Iran on Sunday in order to attend EU talks on the crisis in Ukraine, the Spanish embassy in Tehran, news agency AFP has reported.
Sweden's Education Minister Jan Björklund has pledged that graduates completing teaching degrees specializing in maths, science and technology are to be rewarded with a cash bonus.
The Geneva Motor Show is set to kick off this week on an optimistic note as the long-suffering European car market appears to finally have swerved out of the slow lane.
In an oak wood spanning the border of Spain and Portugal, an ancient sight unfolds: wild horses, not saddled or shoed, but roaming free as they did centuries ago.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes his side's fourth meeting of the campaign against Atletico Madrid on Sunday will be as keenly contested as any so far this season.
Canada's 2011 downhill world champion Erik Guay won his second World Cup downhill of this season on Saturday as he swept to victory in the Norwegian resort of Kvitfjell.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she was concerned by the developments in Crimea, after Kiev accused Moscow of sending thousands of troops to the flashpoint Black Sea peninsula.
Monaco's Ligue 1 title hopes suffered a severe blow as the big-spending Principality outfit lost 2-0 at in-form Saint-Etienne on Saturday.
France's foreign minister called Sunday for preparations to be suspended for the upcoming G8 summit in Sochi over Russia's "military escalation" in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has condemned Russia's military intervention in Ukraine calling Moscow's actions a "clear breach of international law".