Childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and become an "exploding nightmare" in developing countries, a commission for the Geneva-based World Health Organization says.
Ahead of a public vote on the project, Geneva authorities are backing a contentious plan to renovate and expand one of Switzerland's most important museums.
France is targeting prisons and schools in its fight against radicalization.
On Feburary 1st, bank customers' old-style bank account numbers and routing numbers will no longer be valid – but authorities fear that many people are unaware of the change.
A cold snap in Sweden has created perfect skating conditions this winter. But how can you make sure you stay safe on the ice?
Street artist Banksy has come up with a new way to get people's attentions about the horrors of the Calais migrant camp.
Both far-right extremists and Islamist radicals are growing in numbers, according to two separate media reports on Monday.
UPDATED: Relatives of a woman stabbed at a refugee centre have described their shock, as police hold a 15-year-old suspect.
One of Spain's most celebrated bullfighters has come under fire after posting a photograph of himself fighting a bull while holding his infant daughter.
One of Sweden's most tragic murder trials has come to an end.
A bevy of acts including a reunited LCD Soundsystem and Danish pop darling MØ were added to the 2016 Roskilde Festival line-up on Monday.
This is the latest in a series of stings against work-shy public sector staff.
One bad move after another eventually left the policeman in hospital - and probably cost him his job.
A call from within the Progress Party to confiscate valuable from refugees gets compared to Nazi Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel will open Monday the exhibition "The Art of the Holocaust", featuring works created by concentration camp prisoners, as the German leader pledged to combat the threat of rising anti-Semitism.
The moment an earthquake shook southern Spain was caught on camera.
Germany’s anti-Islam Pegida movement and right-wing groups are planning to hold “mass demonstrations against Islamization” in several European cities on February 6th, including the Austrian city of Graz organizers say.
The aim of the move is to "encourage their integration" into society in the Spanish capital.
Pastafarians, rejoice and prepare to visit the great beer volcano in the sky!
Foreigners are buying fewer houses in France than they used to even though the financial conditions are extremely favourable.
UPDATED: Secular Sweden has not had a visit from a Pope in almost three decades. But that's about to change.
The 42-year-old Austrian man is in an artificial coma after getting caught on a ski lift and being dragged ten metres through the air by the neck.
Frankfurt police have captured a robber who threatened to detonate a bomb inside a bank in the German financial capital on Monday morning.
Are these the most irresponsible parents ever?
"Italy is absolutely backwards when it comes to civil rights," say some.
Tuesday might just be a good day to stay at home in France.
American fast food chain KFC is looking to cash in on the growing Swiss appetite for chicken.
This crazy festival involves people dressed as demons throwing fireworks into a crowd of onlookers...
An extremely rare tragedy took place on the slopes of a German ski resort of Sunday, when two skiers crashed into one another and died.
"It is a myth that the Greek-Turkish border cannot be protected. The Greek navy has enough capacities to secure this border."
Road blocks were set up in parts of western France on Monday as beleaguered French farmers protested.
Welcome to the mother of all horror flights.
France is already in the middle of an acute stomach flu epidemic, which experts have predicted will get worse.
The insult comes days before an Italian government vote on civil unions.
He was ten-years-old at the outbreak of the First World War, has never broken a bone and claims yoghurt keeps him young.
Wild imaginings from a representative of Alternative for Germany (AfD) drowned out attempts to debate an upper limit on refugee arrivals on Sunday's Anne Will political talk show.
A Latvian man brave enough to fish in -24C has become the talk of a small Swedish town in Lapland.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka failed to overcome Canadian Milos Raonic despite a comeback, losing in five sets on Monday to bow out of the tournament he won in 2014.
A notice went up last week announcing that “people with a migration background” would not be allowed into the pool unless accompanied by an “appropriate escort”.
Just one day after cruising to victory in the super-G, Aksel Lund Svindal has his season ended.
A British man has been arrested in Mallorca after confessing to strangling his wife with a telephone cord during what he claims was a ‘sex game gone wrong’.
A footballer for FC Paderborn has got himself in all sorts of trouble after getting his tackle out in public.
Jihadists planned to attack a second concert hall in France as well as a "mass killing" on the streets, a minister said.
One of Switzerland's most luxurious real estate projects has ground to a halt four years after it was supposed to be finished with building contractors claiming unpaid bills.
The Milan-bound flight was carrying 192 passengers.
The arrest comes after the man was refused entry into Turkey over fears he was "public safety" risk.
Social inequality is on the rise as the richest ten percent of Germans have increased their share of the country’s wealth, new figures show.
"Unrealistic" expectations led hundreds of asylum seekers to voluntarily withdraw their applications.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck early on Monday in the Mediterranean causing cracks in facades and some balconies to collapse in Melilla.
Could small towns and villages hold the key to socially integrating a mass influx of refugees?
A criminal’s brilliant plan to get rid of evidence wasn’t nearly as smart as imagined.
Getting to the City of Light is not always a smooth ride as 700 Eurostar passengers found out on Sunday night.
Some 500 Italian entrepreneurs are expected to attend an economic forum on Tuesday.
Is France doing enough to maintain order in Calais as refugees manage to storm a ferry in the port town?
UPDATED: The first day of Sweden's gruesome bunker trial has ended. Here's what happened.
A new propaganda video from Isis purports to show the same men who attacked Paris being filmed in Syria and Iraq. The clip also contains a message for the UK.
Pramodini Makehelwala Senevirathne from Sri Lanka is the founder and co-owner of Bloqmode, a company renting out the latest fashion pieces at affordable prices.
UPDATED: The University of Örebro in central Sweden as well as a number of schools closed on Monday following threats made via a popular teens app.
Scams involving the sale of soft drinks and chocolate may have financed terror.