German Nobel literature laureate Günter Grass hit back Thursday at what he called a "campaign" by critics of his poem accusing Israel of plotting Iran's annihilation and threatening world peace.
A German teacher was charged with 12 charges of abuse after admitting on Thursday he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old pupil over several months.
Fuel theft has risen in Germany as the country experiences its highest ever petrol and diesel prices, several police forces reported Friday. One large fuel booty was spirited away in the fairytale town of Hamelin.
France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has admitted to disguising herself to travel incognito in Paris.
A Frenchman who pretended to be an emergency coordinator and organized rescue operations after a storm hit France in 2010 has gone on trial for fraud.
The designer of Porsche's classic 911 sportscar, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, died Thursday at the age of 76 in the Austrian city of Salzburg, the German company said.
As soon as they get laid, they get eaten: eggs are the ovoid delights on everybody’s lips in Sweden this Easter.
A dentist whose finger was cut off by two thieves when they robbed his practise has provided police with a clear picture - of one of his attackers' teeth.
Sweden’s foreign minister Carl Bildt took to Twitter on Thursday to snipe at a journalist who claimed the controversial Moderate Party veteran planned to step down before the 2014 elections.
Australian actress Nicole Kidman is in talks to play the late Grace Kelly, the screen legend who married the prince of Monaco, in a film by French director Olivier Dahan, Variety reported Thursday.
French authorities fear that a serial killer may be at work in the southern Paris suburbs after a 47-year-old mother was shot dead near her home, Interior Minister Claude Gueant said Friday.
An increase in energy imports due to a cold snap in February sent France's trade deficit jumping by nearly 15 percent in February to hit €6.4 billion ($8.4 billion), customs data showed on Friday.
An lift at the Eiffel Tower in Paris has fallen down its shaft as it was undergoing maintenance tests. Management says the incident is 'serious' and is investigating its cause.
Henrik Stenson looked set to celebrate his 36th birthday in fine style at the 76th US Masters until he tossed away a hard-earned lead with a nightmare last hole at Augusta National on Thursday.
Spearheaded by an increasingly popular new leader, the Social Democrats have come out on top of a party preference survey for the first time since the 2010 general election.
Berlin is to get a new tourist attraction, near Checkpoint Charlie – a 360-degree panorama of the city when it was divided, painted by artist Yadegar Asisi. Check out our picture gallery of the panorama specialist's spectacular work.
Motorists are being advised to take extra care on the roads this Good Friday, as a mixture of snow and rain in southern and central Sweden prompts meteorological agency SMHI to issue a freeze warning.