The far-right candidate in Austria's upcoming presidential election won 1,000 euros ($1,120) in damages Friday from a man who posted a fake image of him with a Hitler moustache on social media.
Germany's Deutsche Bahn is scrapping its sleeper trains but it's not quite the end of the line for fans of night-time journeys, thanks to a deal announced with Austrian Railways.
The German government wants to stop citizens of other EU countries, particularly from eastern Europe, from moving to Germany just for its benefits.
A small boy has ended up in hospital in the town of Merseburg, Saxony-Anhalt, after two armed men attacked his home.
"It like we're being mocked for living in Europe," one pensioner said.
President Juan Manuel Santos said on Friday that Colombia was "very, very" close to ending decades of war and that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize would be "a great stimulus" to that end.
The x-rated crop circle/ giant garlic is designed to arouse the locals.
Sweden's national police have sent backup to the island of Gotland following unrest sparked by the release of five men who were arrested on suspicion of raping a woman.
The German government on Friday said it would not rule out backing possible sanctions against Russia over its aerial bombardment of Aleppo, as the United States mulled new embargo against the Syrian regime.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks Sunday on a visit to three African countries before hosting leaders from Chad and Nigeria for talks in Berlin, as she seeks ways to stem a migrant influx to Europe.
The latest Interior Ministry crime figures should provoke a sigh of relief from tourists and those living in Italy.
Statements from a police officer in 2000 reveal that the NSU terrorist group may also have been active in Berlin, and appeared to be scouting out a major synagogue to attack.
Aygün Mucuk, a leader of a Hells Angels biker gang, was found with bullet wounds in his body in central Germany on Friday morning.
Finally the unpopular 15-year rule is to be scrapped and British voters will get a "vote for life".
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end Latin America's longest conflict.
This week we put Malmö University in the spotlight. Pro Vice Chancellor Cecilia Christersson tells us about what makes the university special - and why critical thinking is just one side of an important coin.
Train station snacks: Overpriced, unhealthy and underwhelming? Not any more, as Rome launches a new food market in Termini station, offering high quality local food.
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has called on the Group of 20 to prevent the use of so-called free ports in the sale of stolen art to fund terrorism.
The Dutch government has rejected an offer by Scandinavian banking giant Nordea to merge with The Netherlands' third largest bank ABN Amro, Dutch newspapers reported on Friday.
October 7th is the anniversary of the GDR's formation. Here are 10 fascinating nuggets of trivia to impress your friends!
It's time for the urban tech sector to wake up and realize that the future of provincial Sweden is central to the future of Sweden, argues Paul Connolly of Skellefteå-based Hello Future.
The Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) has been granted an injunction to block the release of a book about its former director.
Will he? Won't he? Should he... yes of course. Here's why.
Italians make great pizza, but where can you find the very best? According to a national survey, the honour goes to a pizzeria run by residents of a rehab centre...
For more than a decade the Catalan resort of Salou has each spring played host to a week of drunken partying for thousands British students.
The driver of a busload of 38 teen asylum seekers was trying to discipline his passengers when the vehicle was struck by a lorry on Thursday.
"It was the worst thing that has happened to me in 40 years as a manager."
A ten-year-old child was hit on the head by a flying bottle as an in flight battle broke out between two drunken stag parties
The Swiss People’s Party (SVP) is to challenge the government’s ‘energy strategy 2050’ to a referendum.
Innogy, the renewables subsidiary of German energy giant RWE, debuted on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Friday with investors snapping up shares in Europe's largest initial public offering in years.
Refugees in Austria are increasingly moving to Vienna because other states have reduced the amount of social security benefits asylum seekers can receive.
A senior Sweden Democrat MP who was caught on video laughing while telling a story about former 'Nazi' colleagues pretending to assault Jews has defended his comments as 'gallows humour'.
That's what Liberal MP Robert Hannah has suggested with a new motion to the country's parliament.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s approval rating jumped 9 percentage points in a new poll, after she fell to a five-year low last month.
Take a scrumptious look at what the French have just voted as their favourite French dishes.
German Tornado reconnaissance jets have been flying missions against terror group Isis in Syria since the start of the year. But a technical defect has grounded the fleet - for the second time.
A repentant thief returns cow bells valued at over 10,000 Swiss francs.
UPDATED: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his "resolute" efforts to end more than five decades of war in his country, despite voters' shock rejection of a historic peace deal.
Syria’s White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward
One of the managers of the White Helmets - Syria's civil defence league - tells The Local Voices how winning the Nobel Peace Prize nomination "would have shown that the international community stand with the desperate people of Syria", but that they are committed to continuing their work, rescuing civilians from rubble and destruction.
One out of three Danes grunts while doing number two but all of that noise is for naught, two medical experts say.
Are Italian schoolkids overworked?
Taxi drivers and members of the public who picked up refugees who had made it across the Austrian border last summer cannot be prosecuted as people smugglers.
The burst water pipe caused a "mini-tsunami" through the breakfast buffet of a hotel in Benalmadena.
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Tuifly and Air Berlin were forced to make sweeping cancellations on Friday after all Tuifly cabin crew and pilots called in sick on short notice.
Are you about to decorate your living room? Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg gets style tips from some of Sweden's most popular bloggers.
Canton Geneva police intend to lift a centuries-old ban on officers sporting beards.
A Frenchwoman has been left furious after being forced to fly to the US to get two new hands.
A man in southern Spain was arrested for holding his entire family hostage at gunpoint, including his six-month-old grandchild.
Refugees who have been placed in the eastern state of Saxony are regularly the victims of racist attacks. Some can't take the intimidation any more.
A 14-year-old Swiss girl has died whilst hiking in Austria's mountainous western state of Vorarlberg.
The parents of a murdered social therapist react to a court decision to suspend the trial of her suspected killer.
You can't just leave without paying the price, says the French president.
At the behest of the nation’s health minister, the Danish Council on Ethics will consider whether Danes should be automatically registered as organ donors.
Germany is moving to close the pay gap between men and women with a proposed new law agreed in principle by the government's ruling coalition parties Thursday.
Sweden's upper secondary schools are ditching costly traditional advertising in favour of social media campaigns in an effort to attract new students.
"If these people had not been there, we would be talking about hundreds and hundreds of deaths."
Germany's trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp has collapsed, a court spokesman said Thursday.
The numbers of migrants are falling in the Calais Jungle but aid groups say bulldozing homes will only make things worse.
Syrian rescuers risking all to save war-hit civilians and the brokers of Iran's nuclear deal are among contenders for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize after Colombia's peacemakers fell from pole position.
This year more than 1800 parents are suspected of cheating the Swedish state benefit designed for people who need to stay home and look after sick children.
France looks likely to avoid going into recession by the sin of its teeth.
Reigning Scottish Open champion Alex Norén entered an elite club by equalling the Carnoustie course record on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
A Swedish classic, this recipe for lobster soup is perfect for a special occasion.