An attacker wielding what appears to have been an axe injured around five people at the main train station in the west German city of Düsseldorf on Thursday evening, local police have confirmed.
Police on Thursday confirmed they had arrested the young man who is believed to be responsible for the murder of a nine-year-old boy on Monday. The suspect led investigators to a further dead body in an apartment.
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France's government has fired a word of warning at the French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim which is ready to sell its cement to build US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall.
Swedish authorities were unprepared for the large number of refugees who came to the country in the autumn of 2015, a report on how the situation was handled has determined.
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has released a draft campaign programme, outlining plans to ban all headscarves in public offices and schools.
The trial has begun in Copenhagen of three men accused of a gang-linked triple murder in the neighbourhood of Frederiksberg in November 2015.
Wednesday saw women from Italy take to the streets to protest violence against women in all its forms. Writer Rachael Martin explains why she joined them, and what the day meant to her.
It is no secret that when it comes to air travel, Berlin isn't exactly known for quality. Now a survey has named both of its air hubs among the world's worst.
Italy on Thursday passed a law aimed at better fighting poverty and helping families with young children in particular.
Police are stepping up their work to crack down on gang conflicts in the Stockholm area, after two men previously known to officers were shot dead in the Kista suburb last night.
King Felipe will address the UK parliament on Brexit in a state visit that will take place between June 6th - 8th according to sources cited in Spanish media.
In a landmark ruling for LGBT rights, an Italian court has recognized two gay men as fathers to their adopted children.
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Lego on Thursday announced record revenues for 2016, but slow profit growth marked the end of years of boost for the inventor of the famous multi-coloured plastic bricks.
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The election of Marine Le Pen as French president would be a 'negative' scenario according to Credit Suisse.
Builders stumbled upon an unexploded bomb close to Düsseldorf Airport on Wednesday evening, meaning that 8,000 people had to leave their homes on Thursday morning while several major roads were closed.
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Berlin's two airports will both be hits by strikes on Friday, as ground crews protest labour conditions. Delays and cancellations are expected.
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The life expectancy of Norwegian men increased again last year to 80.6 years.
The head of Germany's domestic security agency, the BfV, said on Wednesday that Germany has become a priority target for terror group Isis over the past year.
The upper house of parliament has rejected the idea of a nationwide ban on the Islamic face veil and other face coverings.
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Several thousand protesters gathered in Berlin and other German cities to march on International Women's Day on Wednesday, with Donald Trump's presidency being a recurring theme.
The bill was discussed and agreed on International Women’s Day.
Delays in processing asylum applications lead to unsanitary conditions, potential corruption, and an increased risk of illegal immigration, the report warned.
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Around 40,000 protesters took to the streets of Madrid on Wednesday to mark International Women's Day and call for an end to domestic violence.
The ex-premier appeared to be receiving table service at the fast food chain.
The Spanish press Thursday hailed Barcelona as "legends" for their 6-1 triumph over Paris Saint Germain in which they overcame a four-goal first-leg deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
Three western European countries have revealed plans to build a giant artificial island in the middle of the North Sea where wind farms would create power for 80 million people.
Neymar hailed the best game of his career after Barcelona pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history by scoring three times in the dying minutes against a stunned Paris Saint-Germain.
It was the biggest in 11 years - and all in the name of research.
German police admitted Wednesday they had falsely linked two high-profile crimes - an unsolved child murder and a neo-Nazi cell's killing spree - because investigators accidentally contaminated DNA evidence.
Advances in IT have made mobile banking in Sweden a breeze. Most of the time. But do banks have what it takes to keep customers and their money safe from cyberattacks and IT meltdowns?
German police Wednesday made two arrests, seized guns and shot dead a Doberman attack dog in coordinated raids against the far-right "Reichsbürger" or "Citizens of the Reich" movement, they said.
Florentine Renaissance masters inspired Bill Viola's modern artworks - now he calls his exhibition in the Tuscan capital a 'homecoming'.
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A new flat tax is intended to act as an incentive to draw wealthy foreigners to Italy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday denied having any prior knowledge that auto giant Volkswagen was running an emissions cheating scam, saying she first learnt of the scandal through the media.
Animal rights activists expressed anger on Wednesday after reports emerged that a large majority of whales harpooned each year in Norway are pregnant.
Flash mobs took place in some of Sweden’s biggest cities on Wednesday as International Women’s Day was marked by mass sing-alongs.
More animals will be killed if nothing is changed, one group says.
Zurich has security concerns after several local authorities in Germany blocked rallies by Turkish ministers.
The French Elvis has announced that he has cancer... but that his life is not in danger.
Two men have died after being found with gunshot wounds in a car in Stockholm suburb Kista.
A reported LA Galaxy bid for the Swede would make him "easily" the highest-paid player in MLS history.
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