UPDATED: Teenage girl arrested by police after stabbing two female victims.
One of Germany's most notorious Islamist preachers, Sven Lau, was sentenced on Wednesday to five and a half years in jail for backing a terrorist group.
New figures released on Wednesday show that the years-long trend of women in Germany ending up childless has come to an end, with even university-educated women bringing more babies into the world.
Let’s face it, this has hardly felt like summer. Now we’ve got the numbers to prove it.
Jessica Hemlin occasionally has a very special visitor in her back garden: a white elk. When it made an appearance this week, she had the presence of mind to run and grab her camera.
Geologists are concerned that Norway’s famed Preikestolen cliff formation could collapse into the Lysefjord below and create flooding.
A French zoo is celebrating the news that its female panda is pregnant meaning France will soon be welcoming its very first cub.
"I'm not satisfied with the defence, but at the same time that's on me."
Pictures, sounds, and smells of the countryside would help animals feel at ease in their final moments, farmers say.
The 19-year-old admitted that he had sex with a fellow backpacker while she was asleep.
A former member of an IRA splinter group on Wednesday admitted to a German court his role in carrying out an attack at a British base in Germany 21 years ago.
Some of the most dramatic images of the wildfires blazing in southern France and Corsica.
A 49-year-old German man was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Wednesday for having secretly filmed as many as 60 female Roskilde Festival guests as they urinated, Danish news agency Ritzau reported.
While some have speculated that increased immigration could be a strain on Germany's social security systems, new figures reported by German media seem to show that the safety net is actually profiting greatly.
An edgy new opera production by Australian Jewish director Barrie Kosky tackling Wagner's anti-Semitism head-on won rapturous applause at Germany's renowned Bayreuth opera festival and rave reviews Wednesday.
Three Swedish government ministers now face a no-confidence motion from the opposition Alliance parties in the wake of the recent transport data leak. But what exactly does that mean? The Local gives you the low-down.
Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has appealed to Italy to send ships into Libyan territorial waters to help combat human trafficking, Rome said on Wednesday.
Rajoy denied all knowledge of illegal party financing when he gave evidence in court on Wednesday.
Only in France.
Is a lioness on the loose in the France?
"We must be the only obstacle course in the world with a 140-metre long waterslide as part of it."
UniCredit said on Wednesday that hackers obtained information on about 400,000 of its Italian customers, but not data that would give them access to bank accounts.
France honours the priest whose throat was slit during mass in a jihadist terror attack.
The fires are still blazing.
A German newspaper has reported more details about the four German women - including one 16-year-old girl - arrested in Iraq as suspected Isis "brides".
Is all publicity good publicity?
A 26-year-old man was arrested in Cologne on Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder, after an American teenager was pushed in front of a tram in Cologne the day before.
Paris tourism is enjoying a revival.
As storms continue to batter much of the country on Wednesday, one woman has gone missing, one town has raised the official disaster alert, and another town is considering partial evacuation due to the weather.
Protestors gathered outside the court ahead of the arrival of Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who will take the stand as a witness in a major graft trial involving former members of his conservative Popular Party.
The Swedish government is holding an emergency meeting after the opposition Alliance coalition announced it plans a motion of no confidence against three ministers caught up in the transport data leak.
Not what you expect to find on the banks of a Swiss river...
Rights group says asylum seekers and migrants had difficulty recalling how many times they'd been pepper sprayed by French police.
Holders Germany beat Russia 2-0 on Tuesday to set up a women's Euro quarter-final clash with Denmark.
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, a top advisor to Pope Francis, denied all charges of historical sexual abuse on Wednesday at his first appearance in an Australian court over the allegations.
The number of asylum seekers predicted to come to Sweden in 2017 has dropped by 6,700 compared to the last forecast in April.
Spanish football federation president Angel Maria Villar, in custody following his arrest on corruption charges, was suspended for a year on Tuesday by the country's sports ministry (CSD).
He was apprehended in Thalwil.
Italian police have recaptured the escaped killer known as "Johnny the Gypsy" after three weeks on the run.
Rescuers aiding a dinghy packed with migrants off the coast of Libya said on Tuesday they had discovered 13 bodies, including pregnant women, as EU member states extended an anti-human trafficking scheme in the Mediterranean.
A man has been arrested suspected of arson after a fire raged at a home for asylum seekers in northern Sweden.
Sweden have progressed to the quarter-finals of Women’s Euro 2017 despite a surprising 3-2 defeat to Italy that left coach Pia Sundhage disappointed.
From a mushroom to a Lego house and something that resembles the Death Star from Star Wars, Sweden has its fair share of odd buildings.