Spanish mainstream parties are cosying up to the far-right Vox after their electoral gains in Andalusia. Is social and economic progress in the region in danger? Enrique Anarte reports from Seville.
Desalination makes fresh water available for millions of people, but it has environmental impacts: Lots of energy is needed and marine wildlife suffers because of the salty and toxic slush dumped in the sea.
The EU's preferred option is for Britain to stay. Failing that, Brussels would like the UK to remain as close as possible. For now, though, Europe’s leaders just want some clarity on what the British government wants.
Ulrich Zwingli has been remembered at an ecumenical service in Zurich, Switzerland. Zwingli quarrelled with Germany's Martin Luther about the ritual of communion.
Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men after a car bomb was detonated in the town of Londonderry. Two other men were arrested on Sunday. Investigators believe the attack was linked with New IRA militants.
Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of Athens to voice their disapproval of a name deal with neighboring Macedonia. Greece's parliament is due to vote this week on whether or not to ratify the deal.
Rescuers found at least two bodies following a nighttime blaze at the French ski center of Courchevel, authorities said. Some 60 people were evacuated from a workers' accommodation building in the upscale resort.
May has outlined a plan to change or remove the Northern Ireland backstop from the EU withdrawal agreement. A parliamentary attempt to take control of the withdrawal process appears to be gaining traction.
For the EU, Donald Trump's election proved a steep learning curve, and the damage caused by the US president will be difficult to repair. But Trump's tenure has also done Europe some good, writes DW's Max Hofmann.
Northern Irish police posted a picture of what appeared to be a burning car in front of a courthouse. Irish politicians have condemned what they called a terrorist attack. No one was injured by the explosion.
Aid groups fear that some 170 migrants could be dead after two dinghies sank in separate incidents after leaving Libya and Morocco. Italian President Sergio Mattarella has expressed his "deep sorrow."
With Brexit looming on the horizon and populist parties calling for further EU exits, European unity has been shaken. In a video message, Merkel explained why she thinks a new friendship treaty with Paris will help.
Former German President Joachim Gauck was among hundreds of politicians and dignitaries who attended the funeral for the slain mayor of Gdansk. In the wake of the killing, the Polish PiS party has seen its support fall.
Grace Meng's lawyer says she has formally requested refuge from French authorities as she is afraid she may be kidnapped. Her husband, Meng Hongwei, went missing in September after traveling to his native China.
The Polish city of Gdansk is saying farewell to its mayor, who was stabbed to death at a charity concert. The suspected attacker's mother has told police she was concerned that her son was planning political revenge.
A local takes you on a tour of Amsterdam: Explore the canals by boat and visit the NDSM wharf.
Every year, tourists throw coins into Rome's Trevi fountain and make wishes.
Many Syrian children have physical and psychological wounds.
Frequent rockslides in the Alps are endangering whole towns in Austria. Climate change is to blame.
After Islamist terror attacks and years of high alert, police suicide rates in France are rising.
Migrants try to enter the EU by scaling the fence around Spain's African enclave of Ceuta.
Chanting "Justice for David", thousands in Bosnia & Herzegovina protest against the government.
Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic is planning an airport in Italy for space tourists.
A year after the independence vote, the yellow ribbons of Catalan separatists remain controversial.
Many Turkish exiles take a critical view of Turkish President Erdoğan's upcoming visit to Germany.
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Epiphany marks Jesus Christ's baptism in the River Jordan. Russians traditionally celebrate the event by dunking themselves in freezing lakes or rivers blessed by Orthodox priests.
Sweden has struggled to form a government since the inconclusive election in 2018, spurred by a shaky minority coalition and the rise of the far-right Sweden Democrats. DW takes a look at the main party leaders.
Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a no confidence vote in Parliament on the heels of a devastating rebuke of her Brexit deal with Brussels. The motion for Wednesday's vote was put forth by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Flights across Germany face delays as security staff at airports conduct an 18-hour strike over pay. Officials at Frankfurt airport have cancelled 570 of a planned 1,200 arrivals and departures.
Several thousand people mourned the death of Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz after he was stabbed at a charity event. Marches took place across the country, including Poznan, Krakow and the capital Warsaw.
The southern Italian city, like Plovdiv in Bulgaria, is the European Capital of Culture in 2019. Matera has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993 due to its prehistoric cave dwellings. A visit in pictures.
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