Temperatures are set to drop dramatically and rain is forecast across Switzerland on Friday following a summery week, punctuated by hailstorms and heavy rain in several regions on Wednesday night.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic paid tribute Thursday to the country's pro-Nazi collaborators and civilians who were killed by communist partisans in Austria and Slovenia after the end of World War II.
Next month’s People’s Meeting (Folkemødet) on Bornholm is shaping up to be a departure from the cozy and informal affair of years past thanks to an increased police presence and an appearance from Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who plans to deliver a speech critical of Islam.
Employees of the Beznau hydro plant found the body of an infant in the Aare River on Thursday in the canton of Aargau, cantonal police said.
Copenhagen was the scene of unfathomable gore and destruction when the long-expected zombie apocalypse we’ve been hearing so much about finally came to Denmark.
Swiss world number two Roger Federer survived a late fightback by Kevin Anderson on Thursday to book his place in the quarterfinals and a possible last four match-up with Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
A play by best-selling French author Michel Houellebecq -- whose book imagining France under Islamic rule stirred controversy -- has been pulled from a Croatian arts festival due to security fears.
The Spanish property market is well on the road to recovery and foreign buyers, especially those outside the Eurozone, are once again rushing to pick up a bargain.
The Cannes Film Festival competition saw its first hit on Thursday with the Italian-made, English-language "Tale of Tales", a bloody Gothic fable that drew comparisons with the best of Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton.
France's President Francois Hollande Thursday denounced as "unacceptable" ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine, after a brief conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Aachen in Germany about the conflict involving Russian-backed rebels.
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A Chinese communications manager at the Expo 2015 world fair in Milan allegedly bit an Italian police officer when she was asked to show her passport during an inspection, Italian media reported.
Britain's world number three Andy Murray announced his withdrawal from the Rome Masters on Thursday, citing fatigue following his unbeaten start to the claycourt season.
A record-breaking 577 Spanish beaches have been awarded the coveted blue flag this year, with Spain topping the worldwide rankings.
A Spanish court on Thursday suspended a planned strike by footballers in protest against a new TV rights law, which threatened to shut down the country's top league at the weekend.
Madrid’s Puerta del Sol will soon have a new upmarket shopping centre after one of the buildings in the iconic heart of the capital was bought by a US investment fund.
Norway’s NRK channel has exposed a dark web chat forum used by more than a thousand paedophiles, where English is banned, and users must use either Swedish, Danish or Norwegian.
Three Algerians forced open the emergency exit of an Alitalia passenger plane while it was heading for take-off at Rome’s Fiumicino airport, slid down the safety slides that were activated and escaped from the airport late on Wednesday night, an Alitalia spokesman said.
Hundreds of prostitutes have flocked to a Kenyan town ahead of the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun, a key step towards sainthood, a report said on Thursday.
Temperatures have risen to record breaking levels in the north eastern region of Catalonia, while elsewhere the searing heat has claimed its first victim.
Sweden's centre-right opposition Liberal party is facing a split as the party seeks to develop a new immigration strategy amid a growing national debate on the issue.
Saipem, the Italian oil services company, has resumed work on a gas pipeline project in the Black Sea after a suspension was lifted by Russia’s Gazprom.
The trove of correspondence between Prince Charles and the UK's then prime minister Tony Blair and other government leaders includes a letter telling Blair to look to Denmark for inspiration in the dairy sector.
Spanish acting royalty and real life husband and wife, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz will star in a new biopic of Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar.
UPDATED: A 48-year-old Italian from Lombardy was among those killed in an overnight attack at a Kabul hotel, Italy's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday.
Police in northern Sweden had been searching for a little girl seen walking alone along the a main road just outside Östersund at 10pm last night but by Thursday afternoon it became clear she had not been abandoned after all.
Juventus will face Barcelona in the Champions League final after Alvaro Morata came back to haunt former club and holders Real Madrid with the precious away goal in a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.
Roger Federer defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas for the second time this month as the Swiss legend began his campaign at the Italian Open with a 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 win on Wednesday.
The Venice Biennale is a kind of two-yearly Great Pacific garbage patch of art: a slick of official exhibits, national representations, collateral shows, non-accredited pop-ups, the old and the new, the brilliant and the dire, that sprawls over the city and spreads to nearby islands.