Cherif Chekatt, believed to be responsible for the attack on the Strasbourg Christmas Market on 11 December, has been killed by police.
Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 votes to 117.
Two of the most senior figures in international finance have separately issued gloomy forecasts on the state of the world banking system and whether it is equipped to ride out another global financial crisis.
French President Emmanuel Macron will boost minimum wages and slash pensioner tax in a desperate attempt to end violent protests sweeping the nation.
Around 170 German police officers searched six Frankfurt branches of Deutsche Bank in an investigation into it having possibly set up offshore companies to help clients launder money.
When a young Northern Irish soul singer entered the studio in 1968, he wasn't trying to make history, just a second record.
The trio has ended the year as the three top-ranked players in mens' tennis for the seventh time. Remarkably, their run at the top started back in 2007.
Politicians from nine countries have assembled for the largest inquiry yet into digital misinformation but the Facebook CEO chose to send Richard Allan, the company's Vice-President of Policy Solutions, in his place.
The Ukraine Navy says Russia fired on and seized three of its ships off the annexed territory of Crimea.
British wine seller Majestic is the latest company to outline its plans to stockpile goods to prepare for a messy exit from the EU, announcing it will reserve an extra £8 million (US$10.3 million) of wine.