Oscar-winning US director Alexander Payne's latest movie "Downsizing" is to open this year's Venice Film Festival, while his compatriot Annette Bening will head the Mostra jury, organisers announced on Saturday.
Sweden’s southernmost region Skåne is enjoying rapid growth, and not just amongst its human population.
Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria may have basked in the glow of adulation on her 40th birthday but she shouldn’t expect to take over the throne anytime soon.
From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected sporting role model and modern icon, Roger Federer has come a long, long way.
Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci took out a page in a local newspaper on Saturday to thank Juventus fans for their support after agreeing a shock move to rivals AC Milan.
Two years with hundreds of asylum seekers packed into overcrowded centres are taking their toll -- on both migrants and villagers.
With three of five mountain ranges behind them, the Tour de France peloton set course towards the Massif Central on Saturday with opportunity in the air.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Doha on Saturday that Paris wants to assist Kuwait-led mediation on the crisis between Qatar and four other Arab states.
The foreign ministry on Saturday confirmed previous reports that two German women were stabbed to death at a popular tourist resort.
Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 11th Wimbledon final on Friday, downing 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be given the chance to resurrect his Manchester United career as he battles back from a serious knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed on Friday.
French and American tourists were just some of the 13 men injured on Friday in the last bull run of Spain's famous fiesta in Pamplona, some of them suffering from head trauma.
Germany's top automaker Volkswagen will from 2019 replace its luxury-range competitor Mercedes-Benz as the top sponsor of the national football team, the company and sports body said on Friday.
Germany on Friday said Turkey once again blocked a visit by its lawmakers to German troops stationed at a Turkish base, a move adding to tension in their relations.
An Egyptian official said that two German women were killed on Friday when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort.