The director of the Zurich Farmers' Federation faces charges of animal cruelty and German customs fraud in the cross-border trade of horses.
Early returns in the first round of France's municipal elections showed historic results for the anti-immigrant, anti-EU National Front Party. Conservative candidates were generally on their way to big gains as a record number of voters stayed away from the polls.
President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced their support for an OSCE observer mission to Ukraine, in a telephone conversation on Sunday, the Kremlin said.
Statistics from UNESCO reveal that there were approximately 100 million people with a higher education in 2000. Ten years later, the figure was 178 million, and it is estimated that more than 400 million will have a degree by 2030.
British murder suspect Shrien Dewani is set to be extradited to South Africa in April to face charges that he arranged to have his wife killed during their honeymoon, UK officials said Sunday.
A former victim of sexual abuse by priests will sit on a new commission created to root out paedophilia in the Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Saturday.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola is poised to win the Bundesliga title in record time on Tuesday at Hertha Berlin on his debut season with the Bavarian giants.
Cheaper than taking a train or a plane and more relaxing than driving, the long-distance bus is becoming the travel mode of choice for many Germans after the market opened up last year.
German customs officials have intercepted a package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
German customs officials have intercepted a package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine, the finance ministry said on Sunday.
Russia's Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov on Sunday said Germany's decision to halt a major arms deal over Moscow's takeover of Crimea was "unconstructive" and taken under pressure from the United States.
The Rolling Stones Sunday said they will play Paris' Stade de France in June for the first time since 2007, after postponing a tour of Australia due to the death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend.
The French voted Sunday in the first round of local elections that could see the far-right surge as the Socialist government battles record unpopularity and the main opposition is beset by scandal.
Malaysia said Sunday it had received new satellite images from France showing floating objects in the search area for a missing Malaysian jet in the southern Indian Ocean.
Germany on Saturday accused Russia of trying to splinter Europe as a Cold War-style struggle over the future of ex Soviet Ukraine ratched up following the Kremlin's defiant annexation of Crimea.
Italy's former prime minister and media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday dismissed rumours that one of his children would fly his party's colours in the European Union's May elections.
Violence flared as tens of thousands descended on Madrid on Saturday, some having trekked from the furthest corners of Spain, at the end of a month-long "march for dignity" against the dire state of the economy.
Sweden's government is exploring the possibility of providing bilateral loans to Ukraine alongside loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) subject to parliamentary approval.
Around 100 fugitives from ETA said Saturday they will return to the Spanish Basque country from southwestern France as the considerably weakened separatist group moves towards a historic disarmament.