An Italian lawyer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Saturday for hiring two men to throw acid on his former girlfriend's face, severely disfiguring her.
An Italian businessman climbed out onto a ledge on the dome of St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday, calling for the pope's help for those hit hard by Italy's deep recession.
Two hikers were swept away and killed by an avalanche Saturday in the French Pyrenees and another was injured, police said.
Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß made his first public appearance since being convicted of tax fraud when he watched the European champions host Hoffenheim in the German league on Saturday.
Spain's National Archaeological Museum reopens to the public on Tuesday after a massive six-year overhaul that aims to offer a state-of-the-art space for its collection of ancient artefacts.
A bus driver in northern Sweden has incurred the wrath of a mother by forcing her daughter to show her teeth, after accusing the parent of lying about her child's age in order to ride the bus for free
The far right National Front (FN) party are making footholds across France with voters saying the economic recession has prompted them to switch over to more extreme parties in advance of the nationwide local elections.
Spanish oil giant Repsol said on Friday its shareholders had approved a deal to accept $5 billion in compensation from Argentina for the country's seizure of its subsidiary YPF.
Italian prosecutors on Friday said two former top executives at the Vatican bank will go on trial for money laundering, while the bank's ex-chairman was declared innocent.
Space experts said on Friday they had successfully reawakened a fridge-sized robot designed to make the first-ever spacecraft landing on a comet, with France's National Centre for Space Studies in Paris saying the spacecraft had re-established contact with Earth.
German automaker BMW has said it plans to invest up to $1 billion (€730 million) by 2016 to expand output of its X-series all-wheel drive SUV vehicles at its US factory.
The mother in the child abuse trial has no plans to appeal her 14 month prison sentence for hitting her children in Sweden. Meanwhile, the Malaysian government are looking into the case following the couple's conviction.
Spain barely missed its deficit-cutting target for 2013 with the government hailing the result as a significant achievement in a year of job-wrecking recession.
Italy will cap salaries at some of the country's biggest public companies, the new government of 39-year-old Matteo Renzi has announced, though some major groups will be exempt.
An embarrassed French minister has apologised to the head chef at the Elysee Palace after she was caught on camera describing the food at a China-France state dinner as "disgusting."
Export giants Germany and China pledged to deepen their strategic during a landmark visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Berlin, which also saw the inking of a raft of economic pacts.
Sweden switches over to summer time in the early hours of Sunday morning when the clocks move forward an hour from 2am to 3am.