Sweden's Minister for Defence has confirmed that a military aircraft that almost collided with a passenger plane on Friday close to Swedish airspace was indeed from Russia.
A Russian military jet nearly collided with a commercial passenger plane that had just taken off from Copenhagen Airport, Danish and Swedish military said on Saturday.
Maria Pietilä Holmner of Sweden provided a home win in the women's World Cup slalom at Åre on Saturday, holding on to her leading time from the first run in a closely-fought contest.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday promised fresh reforms to boost Spain's economic recovery and warned he would continue to resist the drive for independence of the Catalonia region.
With an assertive Russia next door, Sweden has started to beef up its military after a decade of downsizing, but a credible deterrent may take years to achieve, analysts warn.
UPDATED: An estimated 200 masked men went on the rampage in a normally quiet part of Zurich on Friday night, with police forced to fire tear gas and water cannons to gain control of the situation.
The Local's Francois Badenhorst was shocked to learn about the amount of food wasted every day from our restaurants and supermarkets, because of 'best-before' and 'use-by' dates, as well as consumers seeking the perfect, unblemished banana. He decided to go undercover, and explore Vienna's dumpster diving scene.
Norway announced on Friday it is extending a freeze in military cooperation with Russia until the end of 2015 because of its neighbour's role in the Ukrainian crisis.
Police in Spain have detained two leaders of a sect accused of sexual abuse and taking money from up to 400 followers, a court said on Friday.
Spain's main web-surfers' association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while newspapers called for talks to prevent the closure.
In the unlikely setting of one of Italy's mafia heartlands, a major exhibition of modern artworks by and about women has opened with organisers billing it as the biggest ever of its kind.
A Frenchman was ordered into detention on Friday as investigators probed his ties to Mehdi Nemmouche, a compatriot charged with killing four people at Brussels' Jewish Museum in May.
Ratings agency Fitch has cut France's credit grade by one notch to "AA" on Friday, saying Paris's efforts to trim its fiscal deficit have fallen short to avoid a downgrade.
A task force investigating the provenance of priceless paintings found in a Nazi-era art hoard has said it has received more than 200 queries about specific works by possible heirs.
Spy equipment that can be used to eavesdrop on the mobile phones of politicians and ordinary Norwegians has been discovered in several places in the Oslo area, including close to the country’s parliament, newspaper Aftenposten has revealed.
Storm Alexander failed to deliver a knockout blow in southern Sweden with weather experts now forecasting calmer conditions and even a spot of sun to come.
Austrian travel journalist Bettina Gordon found a surprisingly delightful slice of Austrian life in the town of Oakhurst in northern California - at the Chateau du Sureau.
Two late Cristiano Ronaldo goals helped Real Madrid make it 20 consecutive victories in all competitions as they saw off Almeria 4-1 at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterraneos on Friday.
The TEDx concept was brought to the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology this week, marking the first university franchise event in Denmark.
How can Denmark have the world's best climate policy while leaving the world's fourth largest ecological footprint? We spoke to two climate experts to find out.