Office parties can get a little out of hand, but council workers in Alcalá de Henares have found themselves in hot water after calling in a stripper to perform at a party for a retiring colleague.
Wind power in Denmark is set to go even larger after politicians agreed to extend test centres for wind turbines.
A court on Wednesday sentenced Peter Fitzek, the self-declared "King of Germany", to jail for setting up an illegal bank and embezzling up €1.3 million of deposits.
Three bodies have been recovered so far.
One of Germany's highest courts ruled in November that the government should invite US whistleblower Edward Snowden to Berlin for questioning. But the court made a U-turn in a ruling published Wednesday.
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A Swedish club now takes the bold stance of suspending its own players if they are caught diving, in an effort to fight cheating.
The ongoing legal battle has come to an end over whether to deport the man who fatally struck a young woman in a case that shook millions across Germany.
Sweden's government plans to propose a controversial tax on airline tickets to compensate for the lack of VAT on international flights and the low price airlines pay for greenhouse gas emissions.
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The number of children living in families classed as ‘low income’ reached a level of one on ten in 2015, according to Statistics Norway.
Three men are to face trial in Sweden in connection with the alleged rape of a woman in an Uppsala apartment which was live streamed on Facebook.
A ranking of European countries based on their attractiveness for foreign students released on Wednesday handed Germany the top spot.
The first of the temporary accommodation buildings arrived on Wednesday - but some residents protested at the slow pace of recovery efforts.
Sweden can now call a footballing legend one of its own.
Nato urged Turkey and Austria Wednesday to settle a dispute over Ankara's EU membership bid, which has led Turkey to block cooperation with the alliance's partner countries.
A 21-year-old inmate staged a dramatic protest on the rooftops of the prison where he is serving a 20-year-sentence, claiming he is innocent.
A court on Wednesday sentenced members of a neo-Nazi group to up to five years in prison for forming a "terror organisation" that planned to attack a home for asylum seekers.
A new crowdfunding campaign hopes to help solve Sweden's housing issues as well as its urban-rural divide.
The thieves made off with over 200 bottles of wine, worth a total of €40,000.
The southwestern town of Trier - and birthplace of Karl Marx - has stirred up controversy after accepting a gift from China to commemorate the 200th birthday of the famed German philosopher.
Prevalence of the sexually transmitted gonorrhoea infection has increased fivefold in Norway over the last ten years, according to a new study.
Dozens of Neapolitan politicians and businessmen were detained on Wednesday as part of the sting.
Swedish prosecutors have received a translation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's interrogation four months after he was questioned on a rape allegation.
A Swedish university's English-language Twitter account was one of several targeted in a cyber attack.
Bordeaux mayor and former presidential candidate Alain Juppé was among those hacked.
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Opposition party leader Morten Østergaard of the Social Liberal (Radikale Venstre) Party says he want Brits to have EU citizenship after Brexit without any demands on the part of the EU.
Amid an escalating row between Berlin and Ankara, Die Welt newspaper was among thousands of Twitter users hacked on Wednesday in an apparent anti-German, pro-Turkish attack.
Spain’s oldest new mother has spoken out to answer her critics and justify her decision to give birth to twins at the age of 64.
The winning bid broke the previous Swiss record of 135,000 francs.
A new survey asked Swedes what they think of the US President.
You’re about to see Stockholm like you’ve never seen it before.
Currently, Florence's 30,000-strong Muslim community hold Friday prayers in a 400-metre squared former garage.
A 91-year-old woman was discovered dead in her apartment over the weekend - but police say she had passed away in 2015.
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German media reported on Wednesday that a police raid had been launched on Audi offices in connection with the so-called dieselgate emissions cheating scandal.
Spanish police on Tuesday released images of over 10,000 seized weapons, including anti-aircraft guns, they said were destined to be sold to organised crime groups and terrorist organisations.
Angela Merkel's chief of staff warned Turkey on Wednesday that Germany is prepared to stop Turkish politicians from entering the country, in light of provocative rhetoric from Ankara.
European researchers have developed a cheaper and more efficient superconducting tape which could one day be used to double the potency of wind turbines.
Mélanie's dream had always been to be a weather presenter on TV - and that dream became a reality after her social media campaign went viral.
The rat-catchers of Paris are angry.
The news might leave a bitter taste in coffee lovers' mouths.
Danish integration minister Inger Støjberg baked up a storm on social media by posting a photo in which she posed with a cake to celebrate her 50th law change restricting immigration.
Jobs are being slashed at the 140 million franc museum in an attempt to make it 'sustainable'.
Elfeta Veseli is suspected of killing a 12-year-old Serb.
After Fillon and Le Pen, is Emmanuel Macron going to end up in hot water with the law?
Meteorologists have issued a weather warning for harsh winds in southern Sweden and mountainous areas in the north.
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Swedish researchers in India have found what may be the oldest plant-like life discovered on Earth: 1.6 billion years.