Shock waves from huge bombs dropped on Germany were powerful enough to alter the atmosphere at the edge of space, scientists have learnt.
- by John von Radowitz
A Finnish court remanded in custody a Russian and an Estonian detained on suspicion of aggravated money laundering following an exceptionally large police raid.
Critics fear the AfD has become more radical after its more moderate leader was toppled by the party's right-wing base in April.
- by Rick Noack
Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful.
- by Helena Alves & Kirsten Grieshaber
A beluga whale has been spotted near barges in the River Thames near London, hundreds of kilometres from its normal Arctic habitat, witnesses say.
Stefan Lofven lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.
- by Daniel Dickson & Johan Ahlander
The technique could in future be used to control the spread of malaria, which affected 216 million people in 2016.
- by Kate Kelland
With Brexit mired in an apparent deadlock between Downing St and Brussels, UK Labour is edging towards supporting the controversial idea of another referendum.
- by Nick Miller
The British Prime Minister is believed to be considering resigning with the next year to stop more cabinet losses over her leadership in Brexit negotiations.
- by James Ludden
It took Angela Merkel months to form government, now the fallout from far-right activities in eastern Germany threatens to shatter the fragile administration.
- by Michelle Martin