Organisers of the seventh Zurich Film Festival awarded two Americans, an Austrian and a Swiss movie maker with the coveted Golden Eye award on Saturday, a statement said.
Billionaire L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt is ready for "nuclear war" with her daughter and has asked her lawyers to revoke a reconciliation deal the two struck last year, according to a French
France coach Marc Lievremont said on Sunday his side's demoralising World Cup loss to Tonga had left him with a sense of "deep personal failure" but he also had harsh words for his own players.
Self-service electric cars appeared on the streets of Paris on Sunday, as a French group launched a public car-hire scheme modelled on the capital's popular bicycle-sharing system and designed to become the world's largest of its kind.
Record high October temperatures were measured on Sunday in Paris and western France, as an autumn heatwave sent the mercury soaring above 27 degrees Celsius, the French weather service said.
A Swiss first division football match between Grasshopper and Zurich was called off on Sunday because of fighting between rival fans.
Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski says he has regretted having sex with a teenage girl in 1977 ever since, in his first interview since spending months in a Swiss prison over the sensational case.
Kenyan authorities on Sunday were trying to establish contact with gunmen who seized a disabled French woman from her home in a prized Kenyan beach resort and took her to Somalia, officials said.
As the number of churchgoers in Sweden dwindles ever further, a former dean has suggested the best thing to do with the almost unused buildings is demolish them.
More than three quarters of Germans want to see an absolute ban on drinking and driving, according to results of a survey published on Sunday.
With the winner of the annual Nobel Prizes due to be announced in the coming days, speculation is rife over who will win the prestigious literature award this year, the AFP's Igor Gedilaghine discovers.
A three-day festival in Bonn this weekend and Monday marks not only the October 3 Day of German Unity, but also the 65th anniversary of the founding of North Rhine-Westphalia.
A computer system to put torn shreds of Stasi files back together and reveal what they say should be ready for testing in just a few months.
In line with many other countries, Sweden has introduced new tougher laws to ban stalking, with prison sentences of up to four years enforceable for the most serious offenders.
Extraordinary exchanges between senior members of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union in the run-up to last week’s crucial vote on the euro bail-out fund have come to light, prompting claims of anti-democratic bullying.
German officials buried numerous criminal allegations against ousted Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi's son Saif al-Arab for fear of damaging bilateral ties, the weekly Der Spiegel reported at the weekend.
The enduring popularity of Abba shows little sign of abating in the 21st century, with news that a new dance based video game is set for release as software giants around the world limber up for the lucrative Christmas rush.
Sven Tumba, one of Sweden's most famous ever sports stars, died in hospital in Stockholm on Saturday at the age of 80, following a long illness.