Copenhagen police lead investigator Jens Møller Jensen moved on Wednesday to clarify the latest explanation given by submarine owner Peter Madsen over the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
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The 24-year-old lured underaged children through social media networks with threads about video games.
Statistics show violent crime in Cologne is on the rise. While some locals lay the blame at the feet of immigrants, others say the dangers are exaggerated and warn that refugees are being scapegoated for more fundamental problems.
A campaign group for two French journalists murdered in Mali four years ago said on Wednesday they had received information that "two or three" people involved in the killings may be in Algeria.
"It was not a porn film, but an ordinary romantic comedy," explained police.
After a lengthy period out with injury, the 10-times French Open champion has reclaimed top spot in tennis.
Two former employees of the German embassy in Paris have accused it of using fake invoicing practices to channel money into a fund used to give staff undeclared cash salary top-ups.
EU leaders and influential figures have remained largely silent on the crisis in Catalonia, hoping it might somehow resolve itself without the need for their involvement. But with former Catalan leader Puigdemont in Brussels, the EU is again in the spotlight.
The country is home to around 65,000 bunkers, fit to host seven million people in the event of war.
While working at a German startup offers better pay than in other European countries, women don't make the same as men. And while women are prominent in leadership roles, they are more likely to face sexism than they would do abroad, a study has found.
An analysis has aimed to demonstrate Europe’s gender pay gap by showing the date that women effectively stop being paid due to average salary differences compared to men.
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Pope Francis condemned on Wednesday recent terror attacks around the world, including in New York where eight people were killed, saying he was "saddened" by events.
Sweden's oldest blogger, 105-year-old Dagny Carlsson, has spoken out in support of the global #MeToo campaign which has highlighted sexual harassment and led to allegations in Sweden as well as other countries.
Skavsta airport was evacuated at lunchtime on Wednesday following a scare over a suspected explosive device in a bag, which turned out not to be dangerous.
Charges of rebellion and sedition called for by Spain’s attorney general against Puigdemont and other Catalan officials
On Monday October 30th, the office of Spain's attorney general called for charges of sedition, embezzlement and rebellion to be brought against Puigdemont and other Catalan MPs who voted for independence. Both the National Court and the Supreme Court have admitted the charges and are looking to prosecute.
As the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate" crumbles under an international military pounding, Europe's governments are grappling with a shared problem: what to do with returning jihadists and their families.
An Italian court acquitted a man found with 58 grams of cannabis in his possession because, as a Rastafarian, he was using the ‘sacred herb’ to meditate.
A 20-year-old man has been remanded in custody suspected of attempted murder after firing shots at a police officer's house in Västerås.
People living in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro district fear an escalation in gang shootings after the latest incident on Tuesday resulted in a fatality.
The new German parliament only met for the first time at the end of October and already the first impasse has been reached. The other parties are refusing to accept the Alternative for Germany (AfD) nominee for Bundestag vice-president. Is this petulance or principle?
A 42-year-old man was on Tuesday sentenced to 18 years in prison for murdering his wife by stabbing her 56 times.
"Since Sweden is one of the most gender-equal countries in the world, we were hoping that maybe our 15-year-old girls would have moved past these stereotypes, but they're still alive and kicking!"
Guy Verhofstadt, head of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, responded to Puigdemont's call for the EU "to react."
Newborn babies born with jaundice are usually treated with phototherapy in an incubator, but now researchers in Switzerland have come up with a nicer way of delivering treatment that allows the infant to remain clothed and warm in a parent’s arms.
Thanks to Brexit, metropolises in Germany now have the greatest potential for development in all of Europe, according to a new study. But, while this might be good news for investors, it means that tenants face higher rents.
Since early September, the denizens of this normally hushed burg in central France have been serenaded by an industrial drill poking holes around town and pulling up cylinders of rock.
Norway's fish farming industry says it is determined to resolve environmental challenges after being taken to task in the past.
Belgium on Tuesday charged two men over the 2015 attack on a high-speed train bound for Paris in which an Islamic State group extremist shot and seriously wounded a passenger before being overpowered.
Spain's top criminal court summoned Catalonia's axed separatist leader for questioning, hours after he appeared in Brussels insisting he remained the "legitimate president" of a region now under direct rule from Madrid.
Plans to bring the Winter Olympics to Norway’s Telemark county were revealed in full at an official announcement on Tuesday.
French football federation president Noel Le Graet said he was adopting a "very careful" approach after a photoshopped image of national team coach Didier Deschamps emerged accompanied by threats from Islamic State sympathisers.
Catholic and Lutheran leaders on Tuesday asked forgiveness for violence sparked by the Reformation, as worshippers celebrated 500 years since the religious revolution that created the Protestant church.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday he will soon travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron and raise concerns about Tehran's missile programs and regional role.
A seven-year-old girl managed to get through security and board an EasyJet flight at Geneva airport without ever showing a boarding pass or identity card, local media has reported.
Two Italian players are facing sanctions after a punch-up at a bar on the sidelines of the rugby league World Cup in Australia, officials said on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has confessed he sometimes nods off while praying and claims saints too have been known to grab some Holy shut-eye.
The Swedish Church has faced criticism after it sent out a tweet celebrating the country's tradition of eating tacos on Fridays along with a GIF of Jesus wriggling his fingers in anticipation.
Portions of the spectacular art collection hoarded by the son of a Nazi-era dealer will be shown for the first time since the Second World War in parallel exhibitions in Switzerland and Germany starting on Thursday.
A police officer in Norrköping is being investigated suspected of sexual harassment after he sent pictures of his penis to a suspect's partner.
A man in his 40s has been arrested in Gothenburg after trying to shoot his sister but failing because the gun did not fire.
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