A 17-year-old apprentice in the Austrian town of Hallein near Salzburg built a pipe-bomb which he then took to his school.
Hundreds of Palestinian protesters tried to storm Berlin's Fan Mile on Saturday afternoon - the centre of World Cup celebration in the German capital.
A corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy deepened further on Saturday with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favours.
A candidate for the Swedish parliament is aiming to get into office using only Bitcoin funds, and has pledged to clamp down on regulations of the digital currency if he gets elected.
A construction crane toppled over in Vienna's eighth district of Josefstadt on Saturday morning, causing damage to at least one house.
On Wednesday evening, the police station in Jakomini in Graz received an unusual visitor. A baby duck wandered in front of the station, apparently lost.
The refloating of Italy's ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship is set to begin Monday, with a high-risk salvage operation to raise the rusting hulk ahead of its final journey to the shipyard where it was built.
Italy may have exited the World Cup at the group stage but there will be an Italian presence in the final in the shape of referee Nicola Rizzoli.
Olympic champion Camille Muffat has said that she is retiring from competitive swimming at 25 following a disagreement with her coach.
Germany are red-hot favourites to win the World Cup on Sunday, according to British bookmakers, with punters piling money on them to conquer Argentina in the final.
A 53-year-old man in central Sweden has died after his car collided with an elk in an crash on a country road.
Despite being 12,000 kilometres apart, Argentina and Germany have quite a bit in common - from historical links to present day collaborations. Prepare for Sunday's World Cup final by learning about the ties that bind these two football powerhouses.
The Spanish city of Pamplona, famous for its San Fermin festival that mixes bull runs with round-the-clock drinking, has launched a campaign to stop sexual assaults during the week-long fiesta.
Italian prosecutors on Friday asked an appeals court to confirm a seven-year prison sentence against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for having sex with an underage prostitute and for abuse of power while he was in office.
After France proposed tough new anti-terrorism legislation, leading Danish MPs said that Denmark should weigh all of its options for stopping the flow of fighters to Syria.
IN PICTURES: Italian striker Mario Balotelli was at the centre of fresh controversy on Friday after posting a picture of himself on social media apparently posing with a shotgun.
The head of a mosque in a Paris suburb has appeared in court charged with embezzlement for allegedly diverting donations into a personal offshore bank account.
Japan's SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom of Germany have reached a basic agreement for a merger between their US affiliates Sprint and T-Mobile US, the business daily Nikkei reported Saturday.
The United States on Friday hinted at displeasure with Germany over its handling of a spying row, which saw the CIA chief in Berlin thrown out of the country.
In an action aimed at one of Denmark's most valuable industries, activists released hundreds of animals into the wild.
The judge in the trial of the day-care rapist case has been reported to the Swedish National Investigation Department for allowing a camera in court to record the accused man's abuse tapes. He has branded the decision as 'absurd.'