A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been repeatedly manipulated to link him to violent jihad, took Facebook to court Monday for spreading defamatory fake news.
Presidential candidate François Fillon came out of his corner with gloves off in a much-hyped press conference on Monday in which attempted to bury the "fake jobs" scandal by apologizing to the French people.
As Germany gets ready to implement a new medical marijuana law, the government apparently needs some drug experts to help with its distribution system.
Take out your warm jacket and maybe even your skis. With snow in the south, and extreme temperatures in the north, it's going to be a cold week in Sweden.
In scenes which have shocked German football, fans of Borussia Dortmund attacked opposition supporters and police with stones at the weekend, while banners were held up in the stadium inciting violence and murder.
The Social Democrats could be pose a threat to Angela Merkel in September's election as they made a "historic leap" in support in one poll, and even overtook her conservative Union parties in another.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a renewed plea on Monday for Sweden and Britain to respect a United Nations panel ruling that said he was being arbitrarily detained.
Will Brexit mean bigger mobile phone bills for Brits travelling to France?
Four officers charged over violent arrest of suspect, during which he was allegedly sexually assaulted.
Snus is often seen by Swedes as a healthier alternative to smoking, but a new study shows it's just as likely to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Several German states are reportedly halting or considering halting deportations of failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan due to the worsening security situation, according to German media reports on Monday.
Catalonia's former leader Artur Mas was not always a nationalist. But his decision to devote his political life to gaining independence from Spain ultimately landed him on the wrong side of the law.
Is Fillon ready for his mea culpa and will he pay the money back in a bid to rescue his campaign?
Monday may not have seemed particularly warm with temperatures hovering around the 1-3C mark throughout most of the country, but it may very well turn out to be the balmiest day of the week.
A new survey by YouGov shows that almost two thirds of Germans consider the Alternative for Germany (AfD) to be an "extreme right" party.
The Austrian president of the International Naturism Federation (INF) has been asked to step down from her post after accusations that she has not done enough to promote the benefits of nudity to the wider public.
The mercury is about to drop once again in Berlin and surrounding east Germany, bringing temperatures down to as low as -10C, meteorologists said on Monday.
It seems the world's third best non-native English speakers are putting their skills to good use.
Paris sends team across Channel in the hope of returning with Brexit business.
Around 1,500 people attended the annual Fête du Froid (cold festival) in La Brévine on Saturday, despite the fact that the relatively mild weather caused many of its planned attractions to be cancelled.
Law enforcement in North Rhine-Westphalia have come in for strong criticism after they sent a letter to refugee homes, telling them to keep refugees away from Karneval celebrations.
Around 2,000 protesters gathered in central Vienna on Saturday to demonstrate against the Austrian government’s plan to ban women from wearing the full-face veil in public places.
Relocation expert Melanie Haynes shares ten things she wasn’t prepared for when she joined the Danes.
The Vienna police have been criticised for posting a video on their new YouTube channel about their preparation for the controversial Akademikerball on Friday, which attracted some 2,000 left-wing demonstrators.
The men became instant heroes when they stopped and killed Europe's most wanted man.
Pisa is a popular destination for tourists and students, but not usually for aquatic mammals. But one intrepid dolphin has bucked that trend.
Austrian police have released 20 out of 22 men of Chechen origin who were arrested with weapons on them on Friday evening in Vienna, according to the Austria Press Agency.
A car owned by a police chief working in Swedish university city Uppsala exploded outside the man's house in Stockholm on Monday morning.
Switzerland experienced 880 earthquakes in 2016, slightly more than the 40-year average, according to the Swiss Seismological Service (SED).
Labour Party to consider the idea of introducing a gender-neutral pronoun.
Not happy with your bank in France? Time to change...
A fire broke out at a sauna club in west Berlin on Sunday evening, tragically costing the lives of three men who were inside at the time.
Learn about Propulsion, the innovative new coding academy that’s helping ambitious professionals in Switzerland become in-demand software developers – in only three months.
February 6th is Sami National Day, and the 2017 edition is set to be particularly special as it marks the 100th anniversary of the first Sami congress held by Scandinavia’s indigenous people.
Thousands of protesters shouting "down with Spain's justice system" turned up Monday in Barcelona at the trial of Catalonia's former leader Artur Mas, accused of civil disobedience for holding an independence referendum in 2014.
Dr Samira Asgari finally arrived in Boston a week after she was banned from entering the US to take up a new job at a Harvard Medical School lab.
A total of 4,500 people have been pulled to safety since Wednesday.
Marine Le Pen has launched her presidential campaign.
The pope called for Catholics to pray for unborn babies "threatened by termination".
Denmark has introduced a series of measures to curb the sharing of nude pictures or videos of people online without their consent.
The Berlin film festival, one of Europe's top cinema showcases, gets under way Thursday, bringing a parade of stars to its famed red carpet.
Palermo is Italy's Capital of Culture for 2018, and there are plenty of reasons to explore the Sicilian city.
The lead up to the French election just took a step into the future...
Greta Mabilia is only 22, but the Italian has already started learning the ropes of PR at the same time as studying sustainability in Sweden.