Fashion brand Balenciaga said on Wednesday it had sacked its casting agency amid a furore over the "sadistic" mistreatment of models at Paris fashion week.
A man suspected of spying on Tibetan refugees in Sweden on behalf of China has been remanded in custody.
Surely just another week at the office for France's most extreme artist
Don't rule François Fillon out just yet. He still has reason to hope.
Three architects based in Catalonia have been awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize.
Germany on Wednesday agreed that it needs to invest more in defence, but questioned whether Europe would accept Berlin raising its spending by tens of billions of euros to the NATO target of two percent of national output.
Italy has launched a probe into the suspected sale of visas at a consulate in Iraq.
A young man was fined for desecrating the Holocaust Memorial, which he said he was too drunk to recognize.
The centre-right candidate François Fillon confirmed he is to be charged over the fake jobs scandal but vowed not to stand aside.
Norway on Wednesday approved the use of blood tests to detect Down syndrome in unborn babies. Critics have slammed the decision, saying the tests could lead to more women choosing to abort.
UPDATED: Police have disputed a US journalist's claim that he was escorted out of a Stockholm suburb.
"What the Islamic State has destroyed, we have rebuilt," said one of the restorers.
Authorities at Germany's most iconic church brought in a ban on bags for security reasons on Wednesday. But visitors arriving from the adjacent train station are far from pleased.
The search for Germany's first ever female astronaut has narrowed down the competition to six women out of more than 400 applicants. Who will be the first Frau in space?
French Property of the Week – 900-year-old Knights Templar house in Dordogne (with a massive garden)
Looking to move to the Dordogne, like extremely old buildings and enormous gardens? This is for you.
Good news for anyone in the Øresund region this summer: a new route between Sweden and Denmark is set to open, as a ferry designed to carry cyclists between the two bike-mad nations is trialled during the warmer months.
No one can accuse François Fillon of not being up for the fight. But is he risking too much?
Whether it's a trip to see the tongue-in-cheek send-up of politicians at Las Fallas before a spectacular flaming finale in Valencia or slogging your way around the Barcelona marathon, there is plenty going on across Spain during March.
A retired Dane accused of ordering the sexual abuse of 346 children in the Philippines on Wednesday told the Copenhagen court he did it to help the victims out with money.
Good news for anyone travelling in the Öresund region this summer.
Phones rugged enough to survive falling from the sky or resistant to foaming hand soap - just some of the special features mobile phonemakers are offering to appeal to niche markets.
Turkey has slammed Austria's "double standard" and "irresponsible" approach to potential campaigning by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the EU member state ahead of April's referendum.
"It's worrying if we can't agree on basic facts."
Germany has been upping its defence spending since 2008. But if it seriously wants to hit the NATO target of two percent of GDP, it still has a long way to go.
The women's walkout on March 8th, International Women’s Day, aims to highlight the gender pay gap in the country.
Struggling to understand Sweden's southern 'skånska' accent? Here's our guide to some of the regional words.
Under-fire presidential candidate François Fillon cancels key campaign event and will speak to the press at midday. Is he about to throw the towel in or come out fighting once again?
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has not been treated "inhumanely" by being held in isolation in prison, an Oslo appeals court ruled on Wednesday, overturning a lower court ruling.
The Norwegian Child Welfare Services is under fire again.
Bern cantonal police have opened an investigation after a series of demonstrations in the Swiss capital last week turned violent.
Madrid council ordered the seizure of a campaign bus launched by an ultra-conservative group that was emblazoned with the slogan: "Boys have penises. Girls have vaginas. Don’t be fooled."
Avatar is the highest grossing film of all time. A Swedish studio is now developing a game based on it.
Italy's president granted the CIA agent a partial pardon.
He is claiming 22,250 francs in damages for being held in a cell at the Champ-Dollon prison in Geneva that was judged too small.
It's a new month and that means small but potentially significant changes to your life in France.
Germany's foreign ministry on Tuesday called in Turkey's ambassador to protest Ankara's provisional detention of a German journalist on terrorism-related charges.
Crossing the Channel is more popular than ever despite Brexit and ongoing terror fears.
A French military policeman accidentally fired his weapon during a speech by French President François Hollande on Tuesday leaving two injured, and the president a little shaken.
Stan Wawrinka was sensationally dumped out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday as his form collapsed following an early 4-1 lead.
A tech blogger shares her favourite tools for making the transition to a new city easier.
Spain's Supreme Court has rejected a request to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco from a mausoleum near Madrid and rebury them elsewhere.
Sweden has more doctors now than in 2009, according to a new report. But the country needs even more, experts say.
A search and rescue operation was launched when the men did not return home after a day out on the ice.