Sweden's Green party have proposed turning the annual International Women's Day (IWD) into a public holiday and said that gender equality has gone backwards under the current government.
A nursery in Stockholm has been closed with immediate effect after inspectors discovered that children were being left alone in dirty diapers and that a child almost got run over in traffic.
Four centuries after his death, Madrid has decided to finance a search for the remains of Spanish Golden Age writer Miguel de Cervantes, author of the emblematic Don Quixote of la Mancha.
A plane carrying Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy from Dublin to Madrid returned to the Irish capital on Friday shortly after takeoff because a warning light came on, officials said.
Germany has attracted more political asylum seekers than any other EU nation, but now the massive influx is straining the system, with crowded Berlin shelters sounding the alarm.
German football legend Uli Hoeneß, boss of champion club Bayern Munich, will face a high-profile tax evasion trial from Monday, accused of having stashed away millions in Switzerland.
The Economic Crime Authority have launched a probe into suspected insider trading at truck giant Scania in the wake of its takeover bid by Volkswagen.
US authorities are investigating the French banks Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and Credit Agricole for embezzlement and violating American sanctions against other countries, a source close to the matter said Friday.
France's far-right National Front is looking to make a breakthrough in local elections later this month, announcing on Friday a record amount of candidates.
France said Friday there could be no referendum on the future of Crimea unless Ukraine decided to organise one.
Facebook, the world's largest social network, has announced plans to expand its Swedish data centre, which it describes as "one of the greenest, most cutting-edge facilities" in the world.