Swiss Foreign Affairs Minister Didier Burkhalter was elected Swiss of the year for 2014 during a televised event over the weekend.
About 18,000 people joined a vigil in central Berlin mourning victims of the Islamist attacks in Paris, local police told AFP.
Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga joined 59 world leaders at a march on Sunday in solidarity with victims of terror attacks in Paris that attracted an estimated crowd of more than one million people.
An estimated 500 people gathered outside the French embassy in Rome on Sunday to show their support in the wake of the attacks against the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris last week, while calling on Europeans to come together in the face of a threat that is no longer "far away from home".
France's far-right National Front (FN) held a demonstration of its own against terrorism on Sunday, after being excluded from a massive unity rally in Paris.
France witnessed an unprecedented mobilisation of its citizens on Sunday as around 3.7 million people took to the streets alongside leaders from across the world in a show of strength and solidarity after the worst terrorist attack on French soil in over half a century.
Stan Wawrinka warmed up Sunday for the defence of his Australian Open title by winning the ATP Chennai Open for a second straight year and for the third time since 2011.
12,000 people gathered at a rally in Vienna's Ballhausplatz on Sunday evening, to show their support for the #JeSuisCharlie movement.
Two more teenage girls, this time from Salzburg and Upper Austria, were arrested in their homes on Saturday after attempting to join the terrorist group Isis. UPDATE: The girls have been released from custody on Tuesday by a judge, who says 'they have committed no crime.'
The powerful storm which clobbered much of Sweden on Saturday night had left more than 40,000 without power by midday on Sunday, caused several injuries and disrupted road, rail and air traffic across the country.
Switzerland's Roger Federer brought up his 1,000th victory at tour level in style on Sunday when he beat Canadian Milos Raonic in three tough sets to win the Brisbane International tennis tournament.
Spain wants to see the Schengen treaty modified to allow border controls to be restored to limit the movements of Islamic fighters returning to Europe from the Middle East, a report said on Sunday.
Around three thousand people gathered in Stockholm’s main square on Sunday in solidarity with the journalists killed in Paris last week. Police said they could not remember a gathering so large during winter in the city, as The Local's Maddy Savage reports.
The actress Anita Ekberg, who has died aged 83, is likely to be remembered for a single scene in which she cavorts in Rome's Trevi Fountain, exhibiting her curvaceous charms to an urbane Marcello Mastroianni in Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita".
For the past two years, this unknown man has allegedly stolen from travelers on Vienna's metro. Police are asking for information on his identity and whereabouts, based on surveillance photos.
Legendary Swedish actress Anita Ekberg, immortalised by her performance in Federico Fellini's 1960 film "La Dolce Vita", died on Sunday near Rome. She was 83.
Attendees at the right-wing student fraternities ball in Linz on Saturday night were protected from attacks by police, who prevented around 50 demonstrators from reaching the ball-goers.
UPDATED: A man resembling Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman and took hostages at a Jewish supermarket in the Paris attacks, claimed to be a member of the Islamic State group in a posthumous video released online on Sunday.
After three days of terrorist shootings that left 17 dead, politicians including the PM have evoked the idea that France is now at war. Here, the editor of French daily Liberation, Laurent Joffrin, argues that talk of war is playing into the hands of terrorists.
A 24-year-old German suspected of joining Islamic State jihadists in Syria was arrested Saturday, months after he returned from the war-ravaged country.
Powerful storms kept a passenger ferry from docking in Bergen as planned, leaving it sailing back and forth amongst the fjords.
The terror attack that struck Paris this week was not enough to deter many tourists from visiting, though tourist officials are concerned that those from further afield may think twice before coming to the City of Light.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on Saturday to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko in a bid to arrange a mini-summit that could actually end the ex-Soviet state's separatist war.
A mass demonstration will be held in Paris on Sunday as European and world leaders unite to condemn the horrific terror attacks that gripped France this week.
Sweden launched a second, hitherto unreported, submarine hunt just two weeks after a suspected sighting in October made world news, Dagens Nyheter has revealed.
Israel's Prime Minister has risked angering French leaders by telling the country's 500,000 Jewish population that "Israel is your home". The words are unlikely to be greeted well by France's PM who has tried to reassure Jews that they will be protected.
The storm Egon, the second of two to clobber Denmark over the weekend, brought record water levels, stranded a ferry and damaged a train.
With France shaken to the core after three days of terror, hundreds of thousands of its citizens will march, amid tight security, alongside global leaders on the streets of Paris on Sunday in the name of liberty, fraternity and unity.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win the Ballon d'Or for the second year in succession at Monday's gala ceremony in Zurich ahead of Manuel Neuer and Lionel Messi.
A German tabloid that reprinted cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo lampooning the Prophet Mohammed was targeted in a firebombing on Sunday, police said.