As a result of a tip from a so-called "friendly" intelligence service, police in Austria are increasing precautions against a potential terrorist attack somewhere in the country.
Forget the return of Star Wars. For a family in Berlin, this Christmas saw the return of Miko -- their cherished black and white cat which went missing in the German capital in 2008.
Dozens of angry Corsicans staged a fresh protest on the French Mediterranean island on Saturday, a day after demonstrators vandalised a Muslim prayer hall and trashed copies of the Koran after an assault on firefighters.
Police in Sweden have shot and wounded a man after he injured two patients and an employee in a knife attack at a psychiatric facility in Gothenburg.
Sweden is set next week to give all new fathers a third month of ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ paid paternity leave in a bid to push them to take on a greater share of baby care.
Spain's Socialists hold the key to the next government after an inconclusive election but whether they reach a deal with the conservatives or team up with the anti-austerity party Podemos, they risk losing support, analysts say.
Sweden’s crematorium industry has launched a project to identify the most environmentally friendly coffin, recording and analysing emissions given off by seven different models.
It’s a few days too late for a white Christmas, but according to Sweden’s national weather forecaster, heavy snow will hit swathes of the south and west of the country over the weekend.
Roger Federer and Noval Djokovic are poised to become the first $100 million men in tennis in 2016, in a financially rewarding sub-plot to the new Grand Slam season.
US officials have settlements with four more Swiss banks to lift the total fines in the two-year disclosure program to more than $1 billion from 75 banks.
African migrants rioted in a southern Spanish beach city on Friday, setting fire to garbage bins and cars, after a man from Guinea-Bissau was stabbed to death, local officials said.
Demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and set fire to copies of the Koran on the French island of Corsica on Friday, police said, in an attack condemned by the government.