Football veteran Wayne Rooney admitted he was overcome with emotion as he broke Bobby Charlton's 45-year-old England scoring record with his 50th international goal in his country's 2-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.
In a surprise upset, Austria defeated Sweden 4:1 in an historic game, confirming their place in the European Championship in France in 2016.
A 24-year-old man is being detained on suspicion of voluntary homicide and other charges after the car he was driving struck and killed a 23-year-old man cycling in the canton of Geneva, according to a media report.
A Norwegian billionaire who made his fortune in the hotel business offered on Tuesday 5,000 nights in his hotel chain to refugees who do not have a spot in asylum centres.
The Norwegian armed forces have prepared barracks, transportation and sleeping bags for 3,000 refugees in preparation for "mass arrival".
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that democracy was currently not a priority in Syria when people in the Islamic republic's key ally are being killed.
Denmark has sent back a first group of refugees who arrived from Germany, Danish police said Tuesday, with others expected to follow.
The United Nations' top official in charge of migration said in Geneva on Tuesday that the crisis rocking Europe needs a "global response", insisting that countries worldwide must be asked to do their share.
An air steward on a flight from Paris stunned passengers by making an announcement to ironically congratulate a couple caught "reproducing" in the plane’s toilet.
The annual rankings for the best student cities in France is out and the top dog is definitely not Paris, which comes in at a very unimpressive 13th place. Here's a countdown and a look at why Toulouse comes out on top.
As the Italian government on Tuesday called on regional leaders to find accommodation for a further 20,000 asylum seekers, a pensioner in Rome told of how she has hosted several young refugees, an experience she said gave her “great joy”.
A Danish nature photographer caught a rare sight in the Danish skies on Monday night as Northern Lights were spotted from Silkeborg.
UPDATED: A cabin crew member stunned passengers arriving in Stockholm by making an announcement to ironically congratulate a couple caught "reproducing" in a bathroom during a flight from Paris.
Bayern Munich's Spanish coach Pep Guardiola on Tuesday campaigned for political and sporting independence in his native Catalonia region, saying he would gladly have played for a Catalan national side.
The Basque people of northern Spain have always been proud of their separate and somewhat mysterious heritage as one of the oldest distinct tribes of Europe. But new research proves the Basques are not quite as old as they think they are.
Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been declared fit to play in his country's Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Austria on Tuesday night.
A Frenchman went on trial Tuesday accused of killing his three-year-old son by locking him in a washing machine in a grisly case in which his ex-wife is charged with collusion.
A priest who used a selfie stick to snap a happy couple at the altar has told The Local he's "confused" about why his photo has gone viral. The Swedish word for priest is 'präst' and Swedes have dubbed his picture the first 'prälfie'.
Almost 20 percent of Italians with tattoos regret their decision to get inked, according to a survey released by Italy's National Institute of Health (ISS) on Monday.
It was one big step for man when European experts pulled off a major advance that might one day help build new worlds in space.
The French government has scolded several of the country's mayors who have come out claiming they don't want Muslim refugees to be relocated in their towns, with the interior minister calling their stance "dreadful".
UPDATED: Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven have welcomed European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's plan to relocate refugees from overstretched EU states.
AS Roma have donated jerseys worn by Francesco Totti, Edin Dzeko and Miralem Pjanic to the newly-launched "Football Cares" auction site to raise money for the refugee crisis, the Serie A club announced on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday welcomed European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's plan to relocate refugees from overstretched EU states, but said it was only "a first important step".
A Belgian man managed to bypass security and board a plane at Rome’s Fiumicino airport without a ticket, according to an Italian media report.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse has undergone surgery to drain a haematoma, the Italian rugby federation announced on Tuesday, just over a week before the World Cup gets underway in England.
Just when you thought Paris was supposed to be embracing Sunday shopping, both trade unions and the mayor of Paris appear intent on scuppering the flagship reform that would turn Paris into a city "dedicated to consumerism".
Italian and French authorities are embroiled in a border dispute after French alpine guides closed off access to a glacier on the Italian side of Mount Blanc.
Hospital patients in the south east of England could soon be travelling over the Channel to undergo surgery in northern France as part of a new deal with French authorities. Language will not be an issue says the French hospital in Calais.
The CEO of Netflix has spilled the beans on the details of what to expect for the long-awaited arrival of the streaming service in Spain this October.
An 18-year-old youth from Upper Austria has received a 15 month prison sentence after he travelled to Turkey to fight with Islamic State militants (Isis).
Thieves snatched a €180,000 watch from the wrist of a Saudi prince outside the five-star hotel he was staying in near the Louvre museum in Paris.
Just a month after launching its new SwissPass, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is in trouble with some ski resorts after demanding they pay 4,000 francs to use the system.
The last two goalless draws against Albania and Armenia jeopardize Denmark’s chances of making Euro 2016, despite their one-point advantage in the standings.
Norway, Greenland, Canada, the US and Russia have signed a ten-year agreement aimed retaining polar bear populations in all of their current habitats.
"So many people have seen me naked, I may as well undress for the whole country," says an 84-year-old man as he strips off for a care campaign video by the Socialist Left Party.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday that the government will scrap the G36, the Bundeswehr's (German army) standard rifle, following revelations about serious defects in its accuracy.
She is renowned for her impeccable sense of style and now the fashion-forward Spanish royal has been immortalized in plastic.
Volunteers headed to Stockholm's central train station on Tuesday to welcome refugees with clothes, food, and coffee. One told The Local that some Swedes don't realize how lucky they are to live in such a safe place.
When Alberto Letona sees images of Syrian refugees he can't help think of his own family, who 80 years ago fled the Spanish civil war and sought refuge with strangers.
Austria’s President Heinz Fischer has said he expects growing trade with Iran, after meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran - but has faced criticism for his visit.
Switzerland is not a "preferred destination" of Syrian refugees, says its migration office, with new figures showing just 401 Syrians applied for asylum in the Alpine country in August.
Nordic airline SAS has announced its pre-tax profits were 30 percent higher this summer than in 2014 and said it's celebrating its best July for a decade, after years of tough competition from budget carriers.
One of the suspects arrested over the horrific kidnap and gang rape of an Australian tourist in Paris, has gone on the run after a bureaucratic gaffe.
Danish artist and provocateur Uwe Max Jensen, perhaps best known for painting a portrait of Kim Kardishan with his penis, did a ‘happening’ in Aarhus that involved donning blackface and burning the Confederate flag.
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann has said that European Union asylum quotas are the only way to solve the ongoing refugee crisis, adding that Austria will consider withholding funds from the EU if other member states continue to oppose quotas.
German football teams' speed at rising to the challenge of the refugee crisis fits a trend of social engagement from business, argues Simon Chadwick.
Germany will be able to take in 500,000 refugees a year for a few years, Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy Sigmar Gabriel said amid an unprecedented influx.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has appealed to Italy’s millionaires to donate towards the refugee crisis.
Spain's economy minister on Monday downplayed the risk that foreign investors could pull assets out of the country due to the uncertainty caused by Catalonia's push to break away and form its own nation.
The mayor of a French town has caused a storm by stating he is ready to accept refugees but on the condition they are Christians, claiming that would be enough of a guarantee they were not "disguised terrorists".
Switzerland's parliament on Monday voted in favour of a controversial plan to buy six Israeli surveillance drones worth 250 million Swiss francs ($256 million, €230 million).
The demand for Swedish meat is high and customers are ready to fork out for it, new statistics show, but experts have warned that Swedes need to opt for more locally made milk too.
Danish police cannot account for hundreds of refugees who arrived in Denmark during the course of Monday.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse on Monday challenged a court ruling ordering it to pay a US hedge fund $287.5 million (257.6 million euros) in a case linked to the burst housing bubble.
Germany's exports and imports rose to new monthly records in July, official data showed on Tuesday, underlining the robustness of Europe's top economy in the current stormy global economic seas.
Best-selling French economist Thomas Piketty has become an official advisor to Spain's Podemos, the far-left anti-austerity party announced on Monday as its leader visited Paris.
Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer both booked places in the US Open quarterfinals on Monday after dispatching American adversaries.
Germany kept hold of top spot in Group D and moved to the verge of Euro 2016 qualification with a 3-2 defeat of a spirited Scotland side at Hampden on Monday.
IN MY VOICE: Bukenya Charles, an NFGL student in Örebro, reflects upon the humanitarian crisis as refugees flee the Middle East - and calls for more courageous people, like deceased Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, to step up and do the right thing.
Campaigners have warmly welcomed Pope Francis's call for every Catholic parish in Europe to take in a refugee family to help ease the continent's unprecedented migrant crisis.
Update: German airline Lufthansa has announced it will cancel 1,000 short- and medium-term flights in and out of Germany Wednesday on the second day of a two-day walkout by its pilots.
UPDATED: Police in southern Denmark have reopened a motorway after closing it as a huge group of refugees attempted to walk to Sweden.
Asylum seeker Yusuf Babatunde, 36, says refugees need more psychological support and argues that many new arrivals would welcome the chance to focus their minds on voluntary work, while they wait for their paperwork to be processed.