German authorities have identified eight suspects - four men and four women - who they allege were responsible for war crimes during the Nazi era.
Get your cameras and selfie sticks ready, Rhineland folks: the Duke of Cambridge is coming to Düsseldorf later this month.
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Would you believe that Sweden is actually known for its low rate of drink-driving offenders?
A new four-metre wall along the road to Calais is a waste of money, aid organizations and truckers groups warn.
There are a lot of money transfer services out there. How do you know which is the best one for your international transfers?
A young Syrian refugee who was offered a traineeship with a company in Nuremberg was later informed that the offer had been rescinded "due to serious attacks in Germany", local media report.
The hottest restaurant in the city, or just a bit too hipster?
UPDATED: As well as new arrivals, the city is now accommodating those sent back from closed borders with France, Austria and Switzerland.
A court just issued a small blow to the capital city's ban on Airbnb-style holiday flat rentals.
Letting Britain into the organization "not necessarily in Norway's interests".
You won't believe what this Ryanair passenger did at Madrid airport when he found his gate had closed. Or where he ended up...
Police in Rudolstadt, Thuringia, arrested a 17-year-old after discovering his stash of illegal guns and ammunition.
The massively popular game has the potential to become a valuable classroom learning tool.
The editor of an Italian sports newspaper has been fired for publishing a headline calling three female athletes competing in archery at the Rio Olympics “the chubby trio”, or “il trio cicciottelle” in Italian.
He was left injured and stranded on a Swiss rockface after a jump went wrong.
No, not for opening, but for closing. A sign of the changing times in France.
Russian investigators have searched offices belonging to Ikea, the Swedish furniture giant has confirmed.
According to a new analysis, 63 percent of all new jobs in Denmark are being filled by non-Danes.
A member of Swedish group Black Ingvars says the group has received several anonymous threats.
From Tuscany to Calabria, coastguards up and down the country are waging a war against beachgoers who stake their claim on a coveted patch of sand by leaving towels and umbrellas out overnight.
A planned event dubbed a "burqini pool party" that has caused uproar in France has finally been cancelled after organisers had been sent death threats.
A driver who tried to mow down a group of men in what appeared to be a racist attack was quickly arrested after carrying out the action right in front of policemen.
EU member states let Spain and Portugal off the hook on Tuesday, deciding against fines for their repeated breach of budget deficit rules meant to bolster growth and the public finances.
Does your own lifestyle add to or detract from the healthy German way of life?
After three days of competition, Germany was yet to win a single medal at the Rio Olympics by Monday evening - a new low since reunification a quarter century ago.
Fed up of being spotted as a guiri (expat) in Spain? Here is the essential guide to blending in.
The number of non-EU students pursuing careers in Sweden after they graduate is going down.
Some of the latest movers and shakers on the capital’s restaurant scene.
Profits at Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine downturn took its toll, the group said Tuesday.
A Serbian man has been sentenced to six years behind bars after being found guilty of fatally stabbing an asylum seeker after he came to a woman’s aid in Vienna.
The four-year roles pay €78,000 a year, plus bonuses.
A sunset cruise on a party boat around the Balearic Islands might also include a raid by police.
Is demanding an ID card to sign up for Facebook a good counter-terror move, or an "idiotic" idea?
A Danish IT company is raising eyebrows for its unusual attempt to fill a vacancy.
A French swimmer who suffered Olympics disappointment has lashed out at a Chinese champion saying he "pisses purple" in a reference to doping allegations.
A Scottish climber and motivational speaker has become the first quadruple amputee to summit the Matterhorn.
Hundreds of people were visiting the northern Italian waterpark when an accommodation building collapsed.
A case against a British anarchist charged with obstructing a squat eviction in Vienna has been dropped after police failed to find him.
Dutchman Frank de Boer was officially appointed Inter Milan coach on Tuesday, taking over from ousted Roberto Mancini.
Four policemen cooked pasta for an elderly couple after rushing to their home in Rome when a neighbour overheard their cries of despair.
There will be no giving in to terror fears for the feast of the Assumption in Lourdes this year.
After two years of new investigations into the 1990 fire aboard the ship Scandinavian Star that killed 159 people, Norwegian police have concluded that there is no evidence that the fire was deliberately set by arsonists.
A hoped-for export bonanza has failed to materialize a year after a deal to lift international sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme, a German industry association told AFP Monday.
Twenty-six cases of forced marriages involving children under 16 have been uncovered this year so far.
This story of how an Afghan family was reunited with their lost son in Sweden has so many twists it could be a Hollywood movie.
Madeleine Racutanu works with refugees in Sweden, and says both newcomers and Swedes must do more to achieve effective integration.
The "radicalized" 16-year-old girl was ready to act, sources say.
Has Sarah Sjöström outdone Zlatan Ibrahimovic by becoming the first Swedish woman ever to win Olympic swimming gold? She's not so sure.
Volkswagen has been slapped with a €5 million ($5.5 million) fine in Italy over the massive engine-fixing scandal, the Italian competition authority said on Monday.
For journalist Habtamu Bogale Alemu, fleeing Ethiopia for Sweden has meant both a second chance in life and the despair of waiting for an answer on his asylum application.
Niccolo Campriani, silver medalist in London 2012, went one better on Monday when claiming gold in the men's 10m air rifle at the Rio Olympics.