One gunman killed and two others are believed to be on the run after counter-terrorist raid by French and Belgian police in Brussels.
If you've been to a club in Berlin or Munich, you know Germans aren't shy about indulging in illegal pleasures. Here are five dark German drug secrets you didn't know about.
Yet more scandal has been heaped on Spain's conservative politicans.
“The situation is calm right now, but if it does reach significant proportions it will severely hurt tourism.”
For three decades Western drug companies carried out hundreds of tests on East Germans before selling their products at home, a new report reveals.
Sweden's bestselling female writer Camilla Läckberg, 41, has told fans she's fed up with people questioning her relationship with a younger man.
Two weeks ago, a German chicken-farming couple thought themselves lucky when they discovered a sizeable 184-gram egg - until their hen laid an even bigger one.
The French are apparently really good at making babies, not letting neither a stagnating economy or record-high unemployment come in the way of them topping Europe's birth rate statistics.
For the first time since 1848, one of Bern's historic fountains is providing thirsty residents with wine.
Spain's national weather agency has confirmed it probably won't be a sunny Semana Santa.
Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said on Tuesday that Denmark needs a plan to combat religious fundamentalism.
"In 35 years I've never seen a tumour like it."
"Photos have no place in a club," argues one Zurich nightclub.
Might animal rights activists be pacified if the bull is spared death in the ring?
It's been five years since bloody civil war erupted in Syria, driving millions of refugees abroad, many to Germany. The Local looks at ways the ongoing conflict has impacted the Bundesrepublik.
Fredrik Reinfeldt has been appointed as a senior advisor to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
A group of French cancer specialists have attacked the "obscene profits" of the pharmaceutical industry, who are holding sick patients to ransom.
The shot tore through one officer's pants.
The Spaniard wrote that "killing fascists" was his favourite sport.
The police described the robbery as "amateurish".
Three energy giants want Germany's top court to rule that the shut down of nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster five years ago was an expropriation of their assets.
A 45-year-old Syrian man with a Swedish residency permit has been arrested for alleged war crimes in northern Syria.
A leaflet has been found in the refugee camp in the Greek town of Idomeni drawing out an illegal crossing into Macedonia. The mysterious signature underneath shows the name of a former German minister.
The announcement comes ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start of the conflict.
Police arrested two people in clashes yesterday between the anti-refugee protest led by the far-right Freedom Party and a counter-demonstration.
This time it's the Paris bourgoisie who are in open rebellion against a plan to build a homeless shelter in their very plush backyard, writes Louise Nordstrom.
Thought Swedes were always punctual and efficient? Prepare to have your illusions shattered.
See what Sweden’s Minister for Employment, Social Democrat Ylva Johansson, has to say when faced with questions about integration from both newcomers and Swedes.
“It's clear to everybody that a mother can't do that job.”
Almost 890,000 Swiss people suffer from obesity.
Every time you take the metro, you're getting cosy with millions of microorganisms. Ever wanted to get to know them?
UPDATED: A video of a Swede and a Norwegian attempting to cross country ski inside Ikea has sent social media sites into meltdown. Are you jumping on the bandwagon? (or should that be ski lift?)
The move comes less than two years after Antonio Conte took over as Italy's national team coach.
A driver in Austria had a lucky escape after he was almost impaled on a pole that smashed through his windscreen and stopped within inches of his head.
Danish heartthrob Nikolaj Coster-Waldau takes a break from sword play to help raise awareness and bring aid to the millions of refugees displaced across the world.
The slogan 'Are you gluten free?' emblazoned across a T-shirt isn't just a crime against fashion. It has caused offence for an entirely different reason.
Upwards of 1,000 Romanians were deceived into coming to Denmark for jobs.
Police say that an explosive device placed under the car killed a Berlin man as he was driving in the west of the city on Tuesday morning.
Gay staff may now get the same 14-day paid honeymoon entitlement as straight employees.
A look at some of the most common search terms starting with the phrase ‘Österreicher sind…’ reveals that Google users do not think too highly of Austrians.
The Green politician faced environmental problems in his own back yard - literally.
The sex abuse cover-up scandal engulfing the Catholic Church deepens in France.
Train workers have called a stoppage on the day much of Spain heads off for an Easter break.
The victim of a bizarre plot to keep her locked up in a secret bunker in southern Sweden says her captor's 10 year sentence is not enough.
A 16-year-old girl asked a middle-aged man for a cigarette. But when he said 'no', she responded brutally.
The Danish Foreign Ministry is closely eyeing the latest arrest in a prominent activist family.
France is hardly chilled out when it comes to laws on smoking pot, but they don't seem to be stopping 15-year-olds from getting high.
Josef Fritzl has been beaten up by fellow inmates, who also reportedly set up a fake online dating profile for him.
"If countries do not take actions to make environments where people live and work healthy, millions will continue to become ill and die too young," warned the organization's head.
The company is capitalizing on the revival of "classic cocktails".
One of trendy Paris's most popular restaurants is back, four months after the terror attacks.
UPDATED: As mass murderer's suit against the state got underway on Tuesday, he greeted the makeshift courtroom with a Nazi salute.
The founder of Germany's xenophobic and anti-Islam group Pegida has been summoned to court on hate speech charges for describing refugees as "cattle" and "scum", a court in Dresden said Monday.
Police were on Tuesday morning still looking for a knifeman suspected of attacking two men in Gothenburg.
“Switzerland is just the best place to grow up.”
Giulio Regeni's badly mutilated body was found in Cairo at the end of January.
Antiques, jewels, artworks, nothing was spared, not even a Chagall painting.
The carnage at the Ivory Coast resort that left four French among the 18 dead was really just another attack on France.
Sweden's top politicians on Donald Trump? They're not impressed.
What should Sweden do to boost its foreign workforce?