In at third was Luxembourg, the capital of the tiny landlocked country of the same name .
Serving up such an impressive array of contrasts, unrivalled by most European cities, Luxembourg has grown from its beginnings as "Lucilinburhuc" the seat of Siegfried (the first Count of Luxembourg) to the prosperous metropolis it is today.
Thousands of years of turbulent history now offers tourists plenty to see and do as the city's silhouette towers above the impressive remains of the historic fortress.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
x Share us on Facebook