A Friday storm brought heavy rainfall, hail and thunder storms to Götaland and the downpours continued on Saturday.
Police in the southern Italian city of Bari said on Saturday they had unearthed a cash stash of a suspected local drugs kingpin who hid away around €1 million ($1.2 million) at his home.
"It's almost like we're putting Germany in a glass jar to preserve it for always, while we are scrimping on the future."
Swiss agrochemicals giant Syngenta, recently taken over by ChemChina, said there should be a wide-scale debate on what constitutes "sustainable agriculture" in face of a number of current controversies over pesticides.
Catalan authorities are racing to stage an independence referendum slated for October 1st which Spain's central government has vowed to stop.
Norway's foreign minister Børge Brende on Friday announced he has been appointed as president of the World Economic Forum (WEF), a foundation that organises a high-level global economy event every year in Davos, Switzerland.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged the lifting of a Saudi-led embargo on Qatar in effect since June.
France international Djibril Cissé insisted he's done nothing wrong over the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape scandal in an interview published on Saturday.
Swedish football great Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he will surprise many by performing better for Manchester United than he did before suffering a serious knee injury earlier this year.
Chancellor Angela Merkel may appear to be cruising to a victory in next week's elections, but her campaign rallies across Germany have been plagued by rowdy protesters who have been jeering, booing and even flinging tomatoes at her.
Pieces of art depicting Adolf Hitler have been found in the bowels of Austria's parliament -- more than 70 years after the Nazi leader's death.
Spain's central government launched its latest salvo against Catalonia on Friday, tightening control over regional spending and brushing aside a last-ditch separatist demand for dialogue to allow a banned referendum.
The Vatican has recalled a priest serving as an envoy in Washington and opened a child pornography investigation after US officials asked the church to lift his diplomatic immunity.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire accused US internet giants on Friday of escaping their fair share of taxes in Europe, as he pushed the EU to urgently address the issue.
Bidding ended on Friday for bankrupt Air Berlin, after a raucous battle for Germany's second-largest airline that could see the carrier broken down for parts.
Scientists in Germany on Friday cast doubt on the work of colleagues who claimed that plastic bag-eating caterpillars might hold the answer to the planet's growing synthetic waste problem.