Sweden's rural communities are struggling with the effects of long-term population loss to the cities.
The expansion of wind power in Sweden appears to have caught its breath, with wind farm construction in 2016 at its lowest level for six years.
Separatists in Catalonia plan to come out in force Monday when the Spanish region's former leader, Artur Mas, stands trial over a non-binding independence referendum he held, further straining ties with Madrid.
The ruins of a landmark industrial building in Rome have become home to a thought-provoking art project that casts an unflattering light on the capital's patchy record on urban regeneration.
Pope Francis on Saturday named the Holy See's number three as his special delegate to the Knights of Malta, sidelining a conservative cardinal involved in a bitter dispute between the order and the Vatican.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen holds a major rally to launch her presidential programme on Sunday, while centrist independent Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he could unite a divided France.
The father of an Egyptian suspected of being the machete attacker in Paris's Louvre museum said Saturday his son showed no sign of radicalisation and he believed in his innocence.
German news magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy Saturday with a cover depicting US President Donald Trump holding the severed head of the Statue of Liberty in one hand and a bloodied knife in the other.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she would work toward securing a "fair" free-trade deal between the EU and Mercosur, the South American economic bloc.
The Swedish Armed Forces is looking into the possibility of joining a military partnership led by the United Kingdom.