The Gulating Court of Appeal on Tuesday heard the appeal of a Norwegian hairdresser who was convicted of discrimination for denying service to a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.
"2017, at last, the light at the end of the tunnel."
It's a bumper year for long weekends...
On Wednesday the north of Germany is set to be hit by torrential rain and hurricane force winds, as the low pressure "Axel" moves in.
The trial of six media representatives over the publication of topless photos of Prince William's wife Catherine in France that caused a scandal in Britain was on Tuesday delayed until May.
The latest Italian branch of the fast food chain has caused controversy in Rome, not least from the seven cardinals who live directly above the restaurant.
Stuttgart's snazzy new underground train station is (of course) massively over budget and years behind schedule. But fear not, you can take a virtual tour of it as if it were finished.
A new study shows that Germans are grabbing for frozen pizzas more often than for home-cooked Schnitzel come dinner time.
The Northern Lights may have caused an odd noise similar to one from the Star Wars movies which was recorded in Sweden, an expert thinks.
The four Chelsea fans were handed suspended prison sentences.
Here are the most crime-ridden parts of France.
Two German airlines are among the safest in Europe, with Lufthansa topping all except the Dutch KLM, according to a new study.
Powerful winds, sub-zero temperatures and a risk of flooding are what Danes have to look forward to over the next few days.
The turn of the year brings good news for those keen to repair household goods, but bad news for the likes of cinema enthusiasts.
The German capital has long been known for its stagnant job market. But that's changing in Berlin and the whole of former East Germany, new figures show.
A British man in his 20s died of injuries he suffered during a fall from the Gaustatoppen mountain in Telemark county on Monday, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
An Austrian man has been arrested for falsely accusing a Syrian migrant of being a terrorist and sparking a major police operation out of "jealousy", authorities said on Tuesday.
No more polls for Le Parisien newspaper.
"We work too much, we're too connected," says the luxury fashion magnate, who bans staff from checking emails outside office hours.
Move over Paris...
The number of British tourists travelling to Sweden's northernmost county has doubled since 2010, according to the regional tourist board. And it's not the only nationality on the increase.
The Pink City is expanding.
A woman has died after falling 15 metres from a Zurich hotel early on Tuesday morning.
The video from this year's celebrations at Möllevångstorget in Malmö has sparked debate.
It has been one year since Adolf Hitler's book could once again be printed in Germany after 70 years off the shelves. Now it has swiftly become a bestseller.
Despite the global and domestic difficulties of 2016 the Swiss people are largely satisfied with their lives and optimistic for the year ahead, a new survey has found.
A total of 16 sexual assaults have been reported at New Year's Eve celebrations across Austria, including 11 incidents in the city of Innsbruck in Tyrol.
We find ourselves in the year 2017 and all Bavaria is occupied by the Prussians... all of Bavaria? No, one indomitable village still resists, refusing to obey national recycling laws.
A man who shot and injured police officers during a house search on Tuesday morning has killed himself, police have said.
A 48-year-old man has been arrested after an elderly couple were found bludgeoned to death in their home in Lower Austria on Tuesday morning.
Having a baby? Here are some ideas.
On January 6th to celebrate Epiphany, Spaniards typically tuck into a Roscón de Reyes, a golden brioche ring decorated with candied fruit.
Ghosts haunt the halls of Drottningholm, according to Sweden's queen.
The film is "scandalous", the National Front say.
A Moroccan woman was caught trying to smuggle a 19-year-old man across the border with Spain curled up inside a suitcase.
No 'Bayxit' for you: A man's attempt to hold a Brexit-style referendum on whether Bavaria should remain in Germany has been rejected by the country's Constitutional Court.
Make the most of life in Switzerland by trying one of these experiences this year.
Interior minister Thomas de Maizière announced on Tuesday his intention to centralize Germany's security apparatus, pulling a wide range of powers in to Berlin.
An emotional Roger Federer made an impressive comeback to tennis on Monday with an easy win over Great Britain's Dan Evans at the Hopman Cup in Perth.
UPDATED: An 80-year-old woman is presumed dead after her house burnt to the ground near Bergen, while a school in the northern city of Evenes was also completely destroyed by fire.
Madrid authorities have returned to mediaval methods in a bid to control its wild boar population.
The Italian notebook brand has seen a kind of rapid growth not usually seen in the staid world of stationery.
Three fourths of whom were men.
English singer Rick Astley is best known for his 1987 hit song ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ but maybe someday he’ll be remembered for his beer.
Child sex abuse "is a sin that shames us", the pope said.
An 18-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after she was found with gunshot wounds in the Rosengård district of Malmö in the early hours of Tuesday.
Several buildings have been destroyed in a powerful blaze which raged for almost a day through Umeå in northern Sweden.
OPINION: Teysir Subhi writes about why being racially abused on the bus turned out to be the moment that convinced her there is still hope for the world in 2017.