A bizarre scandal is swirling around one of Switzerland's leading wine producers after he was arrested last week along with a computer hacker, a detective and a spy.
France were awarded the first goal using goal-line technology at a World Cup finals in controversial circumstances during their opening Group E game against Honduras on Sunday night. France won the bruising game 3-0.
Switzerland's Roger Federer won the Halle grass court tennis tournament in Germany for the seventh time on Sunday with a 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/3) victory over Colombia's Alejandro Falla.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Sunday that the bloody conflict in Iraq could quickly spin into a regional "proxy war".
If new national elections were to take place today, then HC Strache's opposition right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) would be in first place, according to two new poll results.
A member of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP party in Turkey demanded that Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz apologise for comments he made on the weekend.
Austria's first openly gay politician, leader of the Austrian Greens' delegation to the EU parliament Ulrike Lunacek was the apparent victim of an attack at Friday's annual Rainbow Parade in Vienna.
Switzerland won its first World Cup football game in dramatic fashion in Brasilia on Sunday with a 2-1 win against Ecuador.
Geneva cantonal police are looking for witnesses following the death of a 44-year-old Swiss woman struck by a streetcar at the weekend.
Outspoken bishop Antje Jackelén has made history after becoming Sweden's first ever female archbishop at a ceremony in Uppsala.
Spain's government is crafting a new legal shield for King Juan Carlos after he steps off the throne and loses the absolute royal immunity that has protected him for 39 years.
A French doctor has teamed up with the sons of American jazz legend Dave Brubeck to pen a symphony in honour of their fathers who formed a friendship during the Second World War.
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is offering to buy a 10 percent stake in Alstom, a report said Sunday, as it seeks to sweeten a joint bid with Siemens to acquire some of the French firm's energy assets.
Three German climbers were taken to hospital after being struck by lightning on the Hohen Dachstein near Gmunden on Friday afternoon. One of the men, aged 25, had to be recovered by helicopter.
Emergency services have resumed their search for a missing German pilot after a plane crash in Lake Vättern, Sweden, with authorities fearing for the man's life.
Emergency services have resumed their search for a missing pilot after a plane crash in Lake Vättern, western Sweden, with authorities fearing for the man's life.
A man in his 20s has died in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach during a brawl close to a popular club in the capital.
Security forces drove back 1,000 African migrants who tried to scramble over a border fence from Morocco into the Spanish territory of Melilla on Saturday, officials said.
Despite reforms Italy's prisons remain seriously overcrowded with inmates describing the conditions as harsh and severe.
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's official car, an Alfa Romeo convertible, has fetched €180,000 at auction in France, the auctioneer said Saturday.
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's official car, an Alfa Romeo convertible, has fetched €180,000($240,000) at auction in France, the auctioneer said Saturday.
The leaders of France and Germany Saturday voiced "extreme concern" over the ongoing violence in Ukraine and called for a ceasefire after 49 died when pro-Russian separatists shot down an army plane.
French unions decided to extend into Sunday a crippling railway strike for a fifth day despite a renewed appeal for dialogue by Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
The small and mid-sized companies that form the backbone of the German economy are increasingly being snapped up by foreign - predominantly Chinese - investors as the families that run them find no suitable heirs to pass their businesses on to.
The German Football Federation (DFB) on Saturday called on their former president Theo Zwanziger to quit Fifa because he no longer represents the interests of German football in the sport's world governing body.
German eventer Benjamin Winter died on Saturday after suffering head injuries in a three-day eventing competition in Luhmühlen south of Hamburg, organizers announced. He was 25.