Francois Fillon was the target of a foiled terorr attack in France, according to unconfirmed reports.
Fourteen animals including a llama and a pony escaped from a petting zoo on Tuesday, leading to a mad scramble by officers and zoo workers to round them all up.
Crown Princess Victoria has kicked off a four-day tour of Japan to discuss sustainability.
Thanks to years of collecting traffic data from drivers' mobile devices, Aarhus municipality in Denmark can now see the effects on road traffic of construction projects, roadwork, traffic accidents and faulty traffic lights.
A sports coach in Sweden faces trial on 100 counts of alleged crimes against a dozen teenage boys, including taping their mouths shut and filming them.
Want to eat out without breaking the bank? There are plenty of good options for budget-conscious travellers in Oslo. Most of them you will find in the east of the city, but not exclusively, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.
Drugs, luxury watches, protected animals - customs agents are used to preventing illegal items from crossing borders. But this one might just be the "king" of all attempted smuggles.
Some 1,800 police officers will be deployed to the streets of the Spanish capital for Real Madrid's Champions League match against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, city hall said.
France isn't quite done with winter yet, apparently.
At least 38 suspects have been arrested in an international police operation against a major network that distributed child pornography material via WhatsApp.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to hold a snap general election on June 8th means British voters who have been in France for over 15 years will once again be denied their say, after being promised they would have a vote.
Emmanuel Macron may be a frontrunner in the polls, but he is playing a fragile game and his supporters can feel it.
Some of these quaint, wholesome villages have rather indecent-sounding names.
If you don't have anything nice to say about Naples, don't say anything at all - otherwise you could face legal action.
Some of the talking points in the Swedish government's new spring budget proposal.
A parliamentary proposal that could lead the way to automated public transport in Norway could be in place within the next few months.
Fancy some extra-marital spice with your camping weekend?
Austrian leaders said the European Union should end talks over Turkey's 30-year-old bid to join its ranks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a controversial referendum on gaining further powers.
One of Spain's top criminal courts on Tuesday called Mariano Rajoy to the bar to testify as a witness in a major corruption trial, a first for him as prime minister.
Italy's Griko dialects are classed as endangered by the European Union and Unesco. But could folk music be the secret to keeping them alive?
In Italy, the Easter weekend means a variety of traditions and curious festivals up and down the country. Here's what they looked like.
More and more people are living in poverty in Denmark, according to a new report.
A new study shows that one in 11 workers in Germany fall within the country's top tax bracket - and it's not just very high earners who face big burdens.
One of the tourists told police she would complain at the Danish Embassy.
Several hundred people turned up for the 15th annual Easter March in the Swiss capital on Monday to protest against Swiss financing of war.
"When an incident like this happens we want to help preserve thoughts, reflections and photographs for the future."
Sweden's finance minister Magdalena Andersson presented the government's spring budget proposal on Tuesday as it upgraded growth forecasts for the next couple of years.
The mayor said he had personally chased away one group of 'selfie tourists'.
Will all the April showers truly bring May flowers?
Any talk of Turkey joining the EU is moot after the result of the country’s referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan broader powers, say Danish politicians.
Le Pen gives her most hardline speech yet in which she said "mass immigration has been a tragedy for France."
The Swedish Insititute held an LGBT event together with RFSL. Seminars at the event covered important and pertinent topics, and provided attendees a safe space to be themselves. Here more about one student's reflections.
"Collectively we have the power to fight homophobia, transphobia and any other form of violence against our community"
The Turkish community in Switzerland bucked the trend by voting against a reform to the Turkish constitution in Sunday’s referendum.
A school in the Madrid suburb of Alcorcón is being investigated after it emerged that while boys were sent on an extracurricular trip to the Real Madrid stadium, female pupils were offered crochet classes.
Long overshadowed by the more numerous and vocal Turkish "guest worker" community, Mozambicans who arrived in Germany decades ago still struggle to assert their rights in their adopted homeland.
Germany on Monday warned Turkey against further distancing itself from Europe by reinstating the death penalty after a disputed referendum and urged authorities to seek "respectful dialogue" to heal a divided society.
A man arrested near a large blaze at an industrial building in Falkenberg was questioned "once he sobered up," police have explained.
The bodies of 13 people - including a pregnant woman and an eight-year-old boy - were also recovered during the operations.
Five people died when a Swiss-registered light aircraft crashed into a supermarket warehouse in the suburbs of Lisbon on Monday, rescue services said.
In the foothills of the Aspromonte mountains in southern Italy, the silence of a once-dying village is broken by the laughter of a small group of refugees.
Swedish statistics icon and health professor Hans Rosling has been posthumously honoured with a UN prize in recognition of his creative presentations on global health and poverty.
Victoria Martínez writes about some of the things you did not realize you would have to invest in when you first moved to Sweden.