A 50-year-old British woman was among four people who died in two separate avalanches in the Valais Alps over the weekend.
A dozen armed men attacked French rugby union internationals Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser with machetes as they walked back to their hotel at night, their club said on Sunday.
Violent storms wreaked havoc across France on Sunday leaving two people dead, including one person who was killed when a mini-tornado ripped through a campsite in the Ardeche department of south-central France.
A Pro-Palestinian demo ended in violence in a Paris suburb on Sunday, just a day after a similar rally to denounce Israel's attack on Gaza in the centre of the French capital, also descended into a riot as protesters clash with police.
The leaders of Britain, Germany and France threatened on Sunday to increase sanctions against Russia in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, amid reports pro-Russia separatists have hindered investigators at the crash site of flight MH17, London said.
The news is perhaps fitting given the poor summer Switzerland is experiencing so far this year: Swiss residents are eating less ice cream, new figures show.
Two journalists from a major Swedish daily reporting from the Malaysian Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine were taken into detention by pro-Russian rebels on Sunday.
Swatch has applied to set up stores in India, a report said on Saturday, as the Swiss-based watchmaker moves to tap a growing and increasingly accessory-conscious consumer class.
A Roma teenager who was left struggling for his life after being brutally beaten by vigilantes in France has emerged from his coma and is talking, his lawyer said Sunday.
Nico Rosberg completed a memorable week for himself and his nation on Sunday when he cruised to his first win in his home German Grand Prix.
Charities working with mental health issues in Sweden have called for the creation of a new state agency tasked with cutting the rate of suicide in the country.
Basque separatist group ETA said it has dismantled the "logistical and operational structures" of its armed campaign in a step towards full disarmament, in a declaration published Sunday.
Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship is being readied for its final voyage to the scrapyard on Tuesday, two and a half years after it crashed into an idyllic Mediterranean island in a disaster that claimed 32 lives.
Morten Østergaard said its more important to lower taxes on those who are willing to take the risk of starting their own company than it is to lower taxes for salaried employees.
The French beverage giant Castel, which bottled its first batch of Ethiopian wine this year, is helping change the way outsiders view the country and doing its bit to boost government hopes of attracting foreign investment.
Rafal Majka made up for the disappointment of finishing second on Friday by winning Saturday's 14th stage of the Tour de France as Vincenzo Nibali continued to distance his rivals.
A Lebanese-Swedish man wanted in connection with a June hotel bombing was killed on Sunday by a grenade he was handling as police moved to arrest him, a security official said.
In his first public comments about the conflict in Gaza, Denmark's foreign minister Martin Lidegaard bemoaned the loss of civilian lives from Israel's military campaign.
Responding to a call from the Italian coast guard, a Torm ship helped around 300 refugees to safety.