At least 120 people were killed and many more were injured after shootings and a suicide bombing in Paris on Friday night. The Local live blogged the key moments from the night.
Norway's police, who have been authorised to carry firearms for the past year due to a heightened threat of Islamist attacks, will be unarmed again now that the threat level has been lowered, police said Friday.
Prince on Friday abruptly postponed ticket sales for a highly anticipated European tour, outraged that scalpers were already advertising vastly inflated resale prices.
Refugees are not responsible for a disproportionate rise in crime in Germany, actually committing less than is average in German society, police confirmed on Friday.
A South African prosecutor told a court on Friday that a Danish man suspected of mutilating women and keeping their removed clitorises in his freezer could "eliminate" witnesses if released on bail.
Twenty members of a suspected jihadist cell who attacked a Jewish grocery in 2012 and had ties to jihadists in Syria are set to face trial after prosecutors said they had a case to answer.
The makers of a rap video got more than they bargained for on Thursday when police near Paris intervened in what they thought was a real robbery.
UPDATED: Police said on Friday they had found an eighth dead infant after multiple lifeless bodies were discovered on Thursday in a family home in a small south German town.
A north German state is considering housing refugees on ships to provide shelter over the cold winter months.
A gym in central Sweden has resorted to playing Justin Bieber songs instead of the usual rock and roll, in what's becoming a successful bid to keep the place clean and tidy.
Swedish police have described the moment they shot dead a 21-year-old swordman who killed two in an attack on a school in Trollhättan in western Sweden in October.
A start-up company founded by a 21-year-old Austrian has been bought by Twitter, which has also hired the young technology entrepreneur to work for them in San Francisco.
The car-sharing app was banned in December 2014 but is hoping to make a comeback in Spain.
Italy’s GDP growth rate slowed in the third quarter, rising 0.2 percent on the second quarter as international trade weakened.
Frustrated European officials alerted the US to Volkswagen's emissions cheating scam after the European Commission failed to act on the intel for years, German media reported on Friday.
A French osteopath whose list of famous clients included Pablo Picasso and Rudolf Nureyev was on Thursday sentenced to eight years in jail on appeal for raping and sexually assaulting female patients.
UPDATED: The Danish government on Friday announced a package of 34 initiatives designed to bring down the number of refugees.
Sweden hasn't had a US ambassador since July, and the replacement could be held up for another year due to a political controversy in the US that one expert compared to a House of Cards episode.
An Italian expat in Berlin decided to start inventing German words for comical, angst-ridden everyday situations - but now that he's started, he just can't stop.
Federico Prandi, an Italian expat in Berlin, has started inventing hilarious German words for comical every day situations. Here are ten of the best.
Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely... In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto the country's southeast,
A metal fence nearly four kilometres long will be put in place between Austria and Slovenia in a bid to control the numbers of migrants and refugees coming over the border.
Norway's chances of competing in the Euro 2016 football championship took a blow on Thursday night after a goalkeeper error allowed Hungary to come away from the first play-off match in Oslo with a 1-0 victory.
Germany has decided to extend temporary border controls until mid-February, its interior ministry said on Friday, as Europe's top economy faces a record migrant influx.
The two national teams are set to face each other in a friendly on Friday, but England has been mocking Spain’s new kit for its resemblance to a regurgitated version of Spain’s national dish.
Crisis-hit football world governing body Fifa has fined Spain's Uefa vice-president Angel Maria Villar Llona and suspended two African officials for six months, the body's ethics committee announced on Friday.
The exhibition of a controversial photograph - displaying a plastic and wood crucifix submerged in a beaker of urine - is creating controversy in Italy.
The German national football team were evacuated from their hotel in Paris after a bomb threat against the building, team manager Oliver Bierhoff confirmed on Friday.
The German national football team have been evacuated from their hotel in Paris after a bomb threat against the building, team manager Oliver Bierhoff confirmed on Friday.
An Ethiopian Airlines pilot who hijacked his own plane and landed it in Geneva so he could claim political asylum in Switzerland was in a state of “complete paranoia” during his action in February 2014, according to experts.
UPDATED: Sweden's reputation for openness is being questioned as it tightens asylum rules and border controls. But how much are attitudes really changing? Here's a truth check on some of the more common misperceptions about how the refugee crisis is affecting the Nordic country.
Italian police were gobsmacked on Thursday morning when they stopped an 80-year-old man riding a scooter, only to discover he had been driving without a licence for the last 45 years.
The World Giving Index 2015 reports that Denmark is no longer among the world’s 20 most generous nations, but the results of several recent fundraising drives show that Danes are still very willing to give.
France will deploy thousands of police at its borders on Friday ahead of key climate change talks in the country but it could be too little too late, with one police source saying dangerous black bloc protesters are already in the country.
A new report reveals that Germany is subsidizing coal with more than €3 billion in public funds a year, even given the country's commitment to cutting carbon emissions.
The Swiss public prosecutor has sentenced a Swiss-resident Iraqi to six months in prison for posting online propaganda for Isis and instructions on how to make bombs, in one of around 20 similar cases currently pending in Switzerland.
Serious road accidents in Austria are significantly more likely to take place on a Friday than any other day of the week, according to Statistik Austria.
Sweden is set to take on Denmark in the first leg of the Euro 2016 qualifiers on Saturday night. Here is why the Swedish footballers should win.
A politician in the canton of Zug has quit her party a year after a scandal in which she claimed to have been sexually abused by a fellow MP.
A long-time right-wing extremist has been sentenced to prison for incitement of hatred for statements she made denying the Holocaust.
Some 3.9 million travellers have used Airbnb to visit France in the past year with the director of Airbnb for France claiming this contributed €2.4 billion to the French economy. But controversy continues to dog the firm.
The Spanish capital has already cut the speed limit on its roads as air pollution levels have soared over the last few days.
UPDATED: Italian authorities said on Friday that security would be increased at “sensitive” sites across the country after a Jewish man was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Milan on Thursday night.
A 17-year-old Afghan boy who stabbed to death a 31-year-old man he met on a German language course has been found guilty and sentenced to 12 years in jail.
Italy may be a country famed for its family values but fewer Italians are getting married.
UPDATED: Swedish police continued to carry out ID checks on people crossing into the country on Friday and say that upwards of 50 refugees turned around at the border and went back to Denmark.
France's economy returned to growth in the third quarter of this year, expanding by 0.3 percent, after having earlier stalled, the national statistics agency said on Friday.
More than a month after the Vatican fired high-ranking priest Krzysztof Charamsa for his very public coming-out, he says he has no regrets and is planning a book about his experience.
The coalition government has agreed upon a new draft law which will stop German intelligence services from spying on other EU states and prevent industrial espionage.
Thousands of medical professionals are set to strike across the country on Friday as they protest a health reform bill up for debate by French MPs next week.
NFGL student Orhun Gündüz got the chance to attend the Human Rights Forums in Gothenburg - and some of the lectures changed him forever. Here are his reflections, about human rights, social accountability, and more.
The ratings agency has cut Catalonia's rating by two notches after the parliament of Spain's wealthiest region voted to start a secession process.
The fraud case against a Swiss art dealer accused of swindling up to a billion dollars from the owner of Monaco football club should go ahead, a court ruled Thursday.
A Swiss laboratory has rejected suggestions it broke rules set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) when it destroyed analysed blood samples, but said it had opened an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.
UPDATED: Police continued to carry out ID checks on people crossing into Sweden on Friday, a day after border controls were reinstated to cope with an unprecedented influx of refugees.
The Copenhagen City Council voted on Thursday evening to sever official ties with the Islamic Society in Denmark but some say that decision will increase the risk of radicalization and terror attacks.
Italy’s anti-terrorism chief said the threat of a terrorist attack during the upcoming Holy Jubilee of Mercy cannot be completely eliminated, despite efforts by authorities to lower the risk.
'Lean On', the downbeat electronic track featuring Odense native MØ and Major Lazer that has quickly become a club favorite, has soared to be the most streamed song ever on Spotify.
Sweden is known for its expensive alcohol, but this one takes the prize (and price). A 1928 bottle of rare Macallan whisky went under the hammer for 216,000 kronor ($24,982) at an auction.
Air France said on Thursday it had sacked four employees and started dismissal proceedings against a union representative over chaotic scenes last month when two of its executives had their shirts shredded by angry militants.
Italian senators on Thursday urged the government to put human rights before economic relations with Iran, ahead of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Italy on Saturday.
UPDATED: A 63-year-old man was in police custody on Friday on suspicion of seriously assaulting a two-year-old boy in Östersund in northern Sweden, a Swedish broadcaster reported.
Swedes love baking bread, especially as the November days grow colder and darker. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe for sweet black bread.