The Hungarian captain of a tanker loaded with almost 300 tonnes of diesel fuel which ran aground in the Danube river at Langenzersdorf near Vienna was reportedly drunk in charge of the vessel.
Long Hui, a giant panda feted for having fathered five cubs in captivity and who succumbed to a stomach tumour in December, will be stuffed and returned to China for posterity, Vienna's Schönbrunn Zoo said on Tuesday.
On Saturday fans of RB Leipzig football club, including children, were violently attacked in Dortmund. It was the worst aggression yet against the Bundesliga's youngest - and most hated - club.
Police on Tuesday arrested a Syrian man on suspicion of belonging to terror group Isis, and of raping a woman as she attempted to flee an Isis-held area in Syria with her children, officials said.
If you are a professional worker or business leader in Germany, you're on an average salary of €52,000 before tax. But in which state would you earn the most in?
Swedish statistician Hans Rosling has died from pancreatic cancer, his family has confirmed.
Several hundred German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday as part of the multinational NATO battalion being deployed in the country, part of the alliance's effort to beef up its eastern flank.
The latest prediction from the country's migration agency is a reduction on the previous forecast for 2017, but would still mean more asylum requests than last year.
He's made his apology, now he's relaunching his campaign.
Around 2,000 ground crew members at Berlin's Tegel and Schönefeld airports are set to strike on Wednesday. Here's what you should know.
There's more to life than Paris.
Austrian Nicole Schmidhofer pulled off a shock victory in the women's super-G in St Moritz.
While the great and the good of Spanish cinema were celebrating the annual film awards at a hotel Madrid, thieves made off with jewellery worth €30,000 from an unguarded hotel bedroom.
Police in three German states raided more than a dozen homes and businesses, linked to a group with its own "country" as part of the sometimes violent Reichsbürger movement - those who do not recognize the German government.
Failure to comply with EU environmental standards could cost Italy billions - as well as presenting a public health risk.
Donald Trump thinks Islamist terrorism in Germany is under-reported in the international media. Maybe he should try looking at far-right violence instead.
The turnout was lower than hoped, but hundreds still took to the streets of Stockholm to protest Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. The Local's Tilly Olsson asked them why.
A Syrian-born artist was on Tuesday to open an eye-catching installation in Germany - three passenger buses placed vertically like sniper barricades - but the artwork has drawn fierce criticism from far-right groups.
Is Spain really to blame for the so-called 'courgette crisis' in British supermarkets?
Some would consider it unthinkable to live in the suburbs of Paris, but here are plenty of positive reasons to to take a leap outside the Périphérique.
The Pescara fans were angry at the club's poor performance.
Sure, Sweden is a great country. But relocating to this Nordic paradise can still be difficult.
SAS announced its January passenger numbers on Tuesday, saying that 1.9 million travellers choose the Scandinavian airline last month.
Ever thought you could improve on a traditional Spanish tortilla? Don't even try!
A corrosive cleaning substance accidentally made its way into a cup of McDonald's coffee consumed by a woman in Sweden.
A fire in Malmö from October is present on the US administration's list of under-reported terror incidents, but was it even terror in the first place?
The White House this week produced a list to support US President Donald Trump’s claims that the media have been under-reporting terrorism. But here's how German and international media really covered those attacks.
Four Danish boys have been arrested and charged with attempted homicide for trying to burn a 16-year-old Afghan boy alive, South Jutland Police said.
Looking for work in Germany? Here's an opportunity that just might suit you.
What do you have to lose?
A French woman's interesting choice of words to describe Donald Trump has gone down well in the US.
A drunk Swiss man gave a couple from Tyrol a trip from hell when he got into the car in which they were sitting and raced off on a joyride which could have ended in tragedy.
The temperature of Swiss permafrost continued to rise in 2016 as a consequence of what was the warmest year on record across the globe.
Two men suspected of links to the Islamic State group have been arrested in Badalona, Catalonia.
In its 2017 threat assessment released, the Norwegian Intelligence Service warned that Russia will continue its digital attacks on Norwegian targets and that it also poses new physical threats.
Austria’s Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil (SPÖ) has said he wants to forge a new military alliance and strengthen cooperation with countries along the so-called “Balkan route” to prevent migrants and refugees crossing Austria's border illegally.
It's going in the town's Park of Honour and Dishonour.
The rumours have been swirling for a long time, but Emmanuel Macron tries to nip them in the bud with a little humour.
For almost a year, Germany's two central intelligence agencies looked for evidence Russia was trying to undermine Angela Merkel's government, but found nothing, German media reported on Tuesday.
A British journalist has lashed out at Francois Fillon for using her "as a smokescreen" in the expenses scandal.
According to records, Obama's seventh-great grandfather was Swiss.
Ethics experts and human rights lawyers slammed the Vatican on Tuesday for inviting a top Chinese health official to an organ trafficking summit despite concerns it still uses tissue from executed prisoners.
The Foreign Ministry has announced a new Danish-led initiative to fund organizations that will be affected by the new US policy.
As public debate gets more heated and the work of journalists ever more dangerous, meet the Finnish academic helping the UN improve journalists’ safety in the digital age.
Sarko is set to face court, sources say.
Spain's public prosecutor asked for a seven-month prison sentence to be handed down to Atletico Madrid's French defender Lucas Hernandez.
The federal body would help the cantons tackle pertinent issues including handshaking in schools and burkinis in swimming pools
Three Danish incidents were included in a list provided by the White House; all were reported and one was not terror.
Tuesday will be a day of mild weather for much of Italy, but the rest of the week will see storms, wind and plenty of rain, forecasters warn.
Thousands of girls in Germany face genital mutilation on top of the tens of thousands of women who have already suffered it, a new government report claims.
Chancellor Angela Merkel formally united her conservative block behind her re-election bid Monday, despite discord over migrant policy, as she faces tough challenges from both the right and left.
Jazz musician and composer Wayne Shorter also wins in 2017.
Cars were torched as hundreds hit the streets to protest after French policeman gets accused of baton rape.
The large fire burned at the Volvo Cars site in Torslanda, Gothenburg.
It will be the first chance for the public to see the masterpieces since they were stolen in 2002 in a raid.
Vandals have put posters around the city, asking the pontiff: "Where is your mercy?"
Swedish trials of a six-hour work day have shown that it is possible to strike a healthier balance between free time and work, according to Gothenburg city councillor Daniel Bernmar.