New year, new France.
From more expensive public transit to more money for parents, here's how 2017 has already changed things up in Germany.
The bitterest stage of the winter is setting in. But it's not all doom and gloom - we've trawled the length and breadth of Germany to find you the best events of the month.
Sweden holds the presidency of the UN Security Council during January, its first month of a two-year term as a non-permanent member.
Sweden has sent one of its most notorious killers to Germany to stand trial for allegedly murdering a Jewish woman in 1992, a chief prosecutor said on Monday.
The number of infections in Sweden increased in 2016, and there is a risk that current treatments could stop working.
Behind the centuries-old stone walls of a Benedictine monastery in northern France, monks are busy bringing a long-lost tradition back to life.
German authorities said Monday that police had arrested a Syrian man who had allegedly asked the Isis jihadist group to fund an attack using explosives-packed vehicles.
The German Foreign Ministry has confirmed that two of the victims of the Istanbul nightclub shooting were from Germany, while three Germans were also injured.
The outside world might think of Denmark as a bicycling utopia, but in reality Danes are as dependent upon their cars as other developed nations.
Three cheers to the brave French souls who head to the beach for New Year's Day.
The Swede sure has a way with words.
Police in Cologne have had to defend themselves against stinging criticism for the second New Year in a row. This time for being too racially insensitive.
It could get as cold as minus 30 in some parts of Sweden this week, and several spells of snow are also predicted.
Sales of new cars in Sweden rose 7.9 percent last year, according to fresh figures. And for the first time in more than five decades, the car topping the list of most-sold models is not a Volvo.
January is often a time for change and in Austria it’s no different, with several new laws and price hikes coming into existence that will affect life for those who live here.
As Berlin sets its sights on becoming Europe's biggest startup hub, there's another German contender in the running, hoping to catch up through the finance technology scene.
The stats are in from New Year's Eve...
Thirty-four people were injured or treated for smoke inhalation and nearly 100 rescued after a fire in an apartment block in Geneva on Sunday.
Spain will have a total of 12 bank holidays in 2017. So get organized and start planning some weekends away.
And it's mostly bad news if you live in busier regions like Stockholm or Gothenburg.
After new tax rules came into force on New Year’s Day, petrol and diesel prices in Norway reached their highest level ever.
Seems like winter has well and truly arrived in the capital.
A young Austrian has invented a way to create snow for your garden when winter temperatures just aren’t cold enough to provide natural snowfall.
Between January and the end of November 2016 some 8,166 asylum seekers in Switzerland dropped out of the system without telling Swiss authorities.
Norway's Daniel Andre Tande won the second round of the Four Hills ski jumping event at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday ahead of Poland's Kamil Stoch and Austrian Stefan Kraft.
The leader of the Green Party has condemned Cologne police for coining the word "Nafri" to identify North African men at Silvester celebrations over the weekend.
UPDATED: The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that toppled South Korea's President was arrested in Denmark after months in hiding.
Sales of new cars in France rose 5.1 percent last year, breaching the symbolic threshold of two million vehicles for the first time since 2011, the French automakers' association CCFA said Sunday.
In pictures: A fresh layer of snow greeted Germans across various parts of the country as they returned to their first work week of 2017.
Austria’s Minister for Families, Sophie Karmasin, wants to ban smoking for young people under the age of 18. Currently, smoking is legal in Austria from the age of 16.
Former foreign minister and finance minister remembered as a respected and influential force both in Denmark and beyond.
Doris Leuthard, who took over as president of the Swiss confederation on January 1st, has said the Swiss people should stick together, whatever their differences.
Hollande told French soldiers in Iraq that their work was helping to stop terror in France.
Sweden's Social Insurance Agency claimed back 86 million kronor ($9.44 million) from parents wrongfully claiming benefits to look after their sick children in 2016.
That should be AT LEAST 157 years.
Sweden is known for its unique food and progressive eco-friendly culture. Australian native Cathy Xiao Chen combined the two after moving to Uppsala three years ago.