The Vienna Philharmonic rung in 2017 with its famed New Year's Concert on Sunday under the baton of the orchestra's youngest-ever conductor, charismatic Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel.
Standing on a rooftop watching the New Year being rung in in Vienna every year is an amazing experience, but the only problem is that every year it seems to try and outdo itself with the volume of fireworks being released.
The New Zealand actor Sam Neill has expressed his confusion at Sweden’s inexplicable obsession with his otherwise forgotten 1982 historical drama, Ivanhoe.
More than 1,000 migrants tried to jump a high double fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Sunday in a violent assault that saw one officer lose an eye, local authorities said.
A cyclist and motor scooter driver who tried to halt the rampage of the truck driver who mowed down 86 people in Nice last year have been decorated with France's highest award.
Sweden’s Migration Agency accepted 77 percent of the record 112,000 asylum claims it processed in 2016, it has revealed in its end of year figures.
A police explosives expert was seriously injured on Sunday when a device placed outside a far-right bookshop in the central Italian city of Florence blew up, police said.
Swedish police faced a hand grenade attack, youths hurling rockets and powerful bangers at them, and an axe attacker in an unusually busy New Year’s Eve.
Switzerland has just experienced its driest December in more than 150 years and one of its driest months on record, meteorologists said on Saturday.
Millions of people around Europe shrugged off terror jitters to ring in 2017 in style.
President Francois Hollande said he would on Monday visit French troops fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, as he warned that the terrorist threat within France was still live.