Austria said Friday it would no longer seek to resume controversial checks on its frontier with Italy after tougher measures by Rome have led to a huge drop in migrant numbers.
Christian Kern, set to be Austria's new chancellor, fixed the national rail company. Now he has to get the government and his party back on track -- and put the brakes on the far-right.
The 118-year-old Swede who climbed out the window and actually disappeared...
The Local Voices spoke to Syrian comic Mahmoud Bitar about what he thinks of Sweden’s biggest event of the year - the Eurovision Song Contest - and found out why he wants to represent the country next year.
It's not often that poetry gets discussed this much by police.
It's been exactly six months since terrorists killed 130 people in Paris, and while the city may have changed and the wounds are still unhealed, the Parisians will be out en force tonight, writes Oliver Gee.
Get ready for football fans screaming long into the night: Euro season is almost upon us.
Italy saw three times as many arrivals than Greece in April.
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling weapons to radical Islamists in Sweden, Bosnian Serb authorities said on Friday.
These are the troubles of building without permission on the French Riviera.
A 33-year-old man is arrested over the brutal murder of four people in Rupperswil last December.
The comment made by a rival politician was legal, the judge said, because it seemed to refer to the "early policies of the [Nazi] movement".
Germany's domestic secret service said Friday it had evidence that Russia was behind a series of cyber attacks, including one that targeted the Bundestag (German parliament) last year.
Can Lars Løkke Rasmussen hang with the 'comedian-in-chief' when the two men give speeches at Friday's state dinner?
Spain has a long tradition of unlikely football kits but does this one take the cake?
Austria's Social Democrats have decided to appoint national railways boss Christian Kern as the country's chancellor following Werner Faymann's resignation, the interim head of the party said on Friday.
Filmgoers were terrified when hooded individuals stormed into a cinema screaming "Allahu Akbar".
"The sun is now setting on the monarchy” and a "constitutional evolution" is needed, Stavanger Aftenblad says.
Should women get better lunch deals because of the gender pay gap?
A project to raise the wreck in order to identify the victims trapped inside got underway on Monday.
Here's what you need to know about Sweden coach Erik Hamrén's blue-and-yellow side.
Hopefully this means shorter queues at the passport desk at Charles de Gaulle airport this summer.
A mother suspected of hiding 1.5 kilograms of cocaine under her four-week-old baby in a pushchair was arrested in Vienna on Thursday following a tip off to police.
A Zurich woman is considering legal action against an admirer who tattooed a picture of her face on his arm.
A seven year old boy was rushed to hospital on Thursday after being bitten by a poisonous snake in Austria.
These three women are truly living the dream.
Prosecutors had earlier said that the men were part of a cell planning "imminent attacks" on Italy and the UK.
A man who told Spain's only openly gay football referee to "stick that goal up your arse" has received a fine of just €150 ($170).
A Jewish teacher in France, who faked being the victim of an anti-Semitic Isis attack has received a six-month suspended sentence.
Many in France might not miss Zlatan, because he earned (and said) too much.
German MPs voted on Friday to classify Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria as "safe countries of origin" – meaning that asylum applications will only be accepted under exceptional circumstances.
Taxi drivers across Switzerland will stage a mass demonstration against rival Uber next Tuesday.
There would be no option of the UK getting access to the EU's common market if they voted to leave in the EU referendum, an Austrian politician suggested last night.
Emma Morano puts her 116 years down to the two raw eggs she eats a day and 'staying single'.
Austria’s controversial asylum law that allows the government to turn away most asylum seekers at the border in emergency circumstances has passed the final hurdle in the parliamentary system.
Police in Zweibrücken in western Germany were puzzled when their speed trap was set off although no cars were on the road. But they were even more surprised to see what had triggered it.
Medieval scholar Alastair Matthews wonders if border controls are a sign that we are forgetting our cultural past.
UPDATED: The Swedish Green Party has officially voted in Isabella Lövin and Gustav Fridolin as their future co-leaders.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Friday that he would be leaving PSG at the end of the season.
Swedes love Eurovision - and they've won the contest more often than any other country other than Ireland. Each of the winning songs has become a permanent part of Swedish culture. So what do you know about Sweden's Eurovision history? As the capital of Stockholm gets ready to hose the final showdown on Saturday, we take a look at the Swedish songs that conquered Europe.
Denmark is set to officially delete the definition of transgender as a mental illness. The move will make Denmark the world’s first health authority to take the step.
The biggest vegan festival in Europe is back in Vienna in May, with four days of stalls promoting vegan food, fashion and cosmetic products.
The German economy, grew more than expected in the first three months of 2016, driven primarily by robust domestic demand.
Switzerland’s Eurovision entrant is knocked out in the second semifinal in Stockholm.
If you're a Brit anxious to have your say in the EU referendum, don't let bumbling bureaucrats deprive you of your rights, says Laura Shields.
The French Socialist government has survived a no-confidence vote but an internal rebellion means further trouble lies ahead.
Has Germany hired strategists from the Scotland 'No' campaign and started its own Angstprojekt?
UPDATED: A suitcase left outside of an Oslo synagogue led to a large police action on Friday.
Works from one of the world's most prestigious collections of modern art, assembled under the former shah of Iran, will go on show in Berlin late this year.
In total he is paying out €125,000.
The Martin Bodmer Foundation marks 200 years since Mary Shelley first imagined the ultimate horror story during a visit to Switzerland.
Over 100 arrests have been made on terror charges in France this year and 17,500 have been refused entry to France.
Some 150 of the migrants were refugees from Syria.
Could France ever really fall in love with Eurovision again? Perhaps if they stopped losing all the time.
Britain should not hope to use a "Brexit" to renegotiate a membership deal with the European Union, Germany's finance minister warned Thursday.
Sweden is the only Nordic country left standing ahead of Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final.
The Lausanne-based International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called for an immediate probe into revelations concerning a Russian doping scandal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
A trial of shorter days at a nursing home in Gothenburg which was in danger of being scrapped ahead of schedule has been saved at the eleventh hour.