Fifa's suspended president Sepp Blatter says the world body's ethics watchdog have dropped corruption charges against him over a suspect $2-million payment.
Slovenia's Peter Prevc maintained his hot streak when claiming Sunday's men's World Cup ski jump at Engelberg in the Swiss Alps to add to his win at the Swiss resort 24 hours earlier.
A 48-year-old man died while skiing at night at the Flumserberg resort in the canton of Saint Gallen after colliding with a marker post on an unlit slope, police said on Sunday.
A European lawmaker for Denmark's ruling right-wing party said Saturday he was leaving the party over its controversial asylum policies, which include plans for police to search asylum seekers' luggage for valuables.
A tram jumped its tracks at the intersection of Erzherzog-Karl-Straße and Wagramer Straße on Sunday morning around 7:30 a.m.
As they voted on Sunday, many Spaniards let rip their anger with the two parties that have alternated power for decades - casting their ballot instead for two upstart political groupings.
Christmas shoppers and tourists were caught up in two separate bomb scares in the northern Italian city of Turin on Sunday, after anonymous callers said a museum and shopping centre would be hit.
The Swiss attorney general has opened a criminal investigation of a leading member in a Swiss Muslim organisation accused of violating a ban on jihadist groups, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.
Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson has warned public transport companies that failing to check traveller identities before they enter Sweden could result in fines of up to 50,000 kronor.
With more than 90 percent of the votes counted, the PP have been dealt a crushing blow losing more than 60 seats, even if they did win the most votes.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may have stolen “tens of thousands” of blank passports that it could use to smuggle its fighters into Europe as refugees, a German newspaper reported Sunday.
Austria's chancellor, Werner Faymann, made remarks on the weekend that suggest he would like to see faster processing of deportations of people who fail in their asylum bids.
A French priest apologised on Sunday for a homily in which he said the Eagles of Death Metal concert that was attacked by jihadists in Paris last month was "inspired by Satan".
A Berlin church on Sunday celebrated a service with a “Star Wars” theme, with lightsaber-wielding pastors preaching parallels between Christianity and the blockbuster movie series to costumed parishioners.
German car giant Volkswagen, scrambling to contain a massive pollution test cheating scandal, said on Sunday it would begin rotating staff to keep better tabs on its operations.
Spanish firefighters were battling around 100 wildfires in the northwestern Asturias region on Sunday, where flames fed by strong winds forced the closure of roads and a rail line, officials said.
France marked the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth on Saturday with added poignancy barely a month after the Paris attacks targeting the very joie-de-vivre that she embodied.
Pope Francis welcomed a UN-backed roadmap to end the Syrian war on Sunday, and said recent efforts to establish a national unity government in Libya sparked hopes for an end to a political deadlock.
An unauthorized demonstration over Geneva budget cuts for alternative culture spun out of control late Saturday, with protesters vandalizing much of the centre of the Swiss city, police said.
An Italian cardinal accused of using charity money to refurbish his luxury apartment has donated 150,000 euros ($163,000) to the Catholic foundation which allegedly footed the bill, media reports said on Saturday.
A young Austrian woman with a refugee background will on Sunday represent her adopted country in the Miss Universe contest in Las Vegas.
Italian prosecutors said on Saturday they have blocked an EU order to axe thousands of olive trees affected by a deadly bacteria and placed 10 people tasked with tackling the disease under investigation.
Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich as head coach at the end of the season and be replaced by Carlos Ancelotti, club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told the newspaper Bild on Sunday.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier threatened legal action on Saturday against EU countries that refused to accept refugees under the bloc’s quota programme.
The confirmation of Azita Raji as US ambassador to Sweden was delayed yet again by political wrangling in the US Congress, when the Senate failed to confirm President Obama's nominee before closing its business for the year.
UPDATED: An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a suspicious, but ultimately harmless, package was found on board, Kenyan police said.
Polling stations opened across Spain on Sunday in what is expected to be one of the most closely-fought contests in its modern history, as two dynamic new parties take on the country's long-established giants.