Police have been deluged with emergency calls as a result of the clown menace sweeping the nation, with police in southern Sweden receiving 70 clown reports in the last 24 hours.
Thousands of mourners sang as they walked through the streets of Milan Saturday to pay their respects to Italy's Nobel prize-winning dramatist Dario Fo at a lay ceremony in front of the city's Gothic cathedral.
A bomb plot suspect found hanged in his cell in Germany was in Syria two months earlier with a group of Islamists, his brother said in an interview published on Saturday.
A high school in Sweden is to build an additional gender neutral changing room to cater for pupils who identify with a gender other than their biological sex.
Turkey has angrily reacted to the cancellation of a panel in Sweden about the failed July coup attempt seeking to oust the government from power, calling it a "blow" to the freedom of expression.
The new McVatican comes with a side order of outrage.
Banco Popolare and BPM shareholders are set to vote on Saturday on a proposed merger to create the country's third-largest lender, a much-anticipated accord expected to consolidate Italy's troubled banking sector.
Swedish police are sending reinforcements to the island of Gotland ahead of a new round of weekend demonstrations over the alleged rape of a wheelchair-bound woman.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov held face-to-face talks in Lausanne on Saturday, for the first time since Washington halted their bilateral push for peace in Syria.
The Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer a mountain summit to neighbouring Finland as part of its independence centenary celebrations.
The summer palace hosts the past pope's organic farm, which houses cows, free-range hens, cockerels and pontifical bees.
Crowds of mourners flocked on Friday to pay their respects to Italy's Nobel prize-winning dramatist Dario Fo, whose flower-adorned coffin lay in state in a theatre in Milan.
A senior German politician said on Friday that social media giants like Facebook should face legal penalties if they fail to tackle hate speech.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday wrapped up a week of African diplomacy aimed at slowing the flow of migrants to Europe.
President Francois Hollande invoked the spirit of national unity on Saturday as he led tributes to 86 people killed in a jihadist truck attack in Nice on Bastille Day.
The total dismantling of the "Jungle" migrant camp in northern France will begin soon, a French minister said in comments published on Friday.