The world's largest contemporary arts fair, which opens in Basel Wednesday, is set to receive some 60,000 art lovers to enjoy works by more than 2,500 artists.
Ratings agency Moody's raised its appraisal of Swiss banks to stable from negative on Tuesday, citing improved earnings and a swift recovery of the Swiss economy.
Two mini-submarines that have filmed the wreckage of the doomed luxury cruise liner Titanic will dive into Lake Geneva to gauge its pollution levels, Swiss researchers said Tuesday.
An increasing number of Swedes are snapping up vacation homes in Spain, with real estate purchases by Swedes up 105 percent last year, according to Spanish housing authorities.
A sign featuring a naked baby picture of a graduating student in southern Sweden so offended a bystander that it was reported to authorities for violating Sweden's laws prohibiting child pornography.
At Karlstad University students are not only encouraged to excel in their academic studies, but also to realize their dreams through starting their own businesses.
Nuclear material and dangerous chemicals for the nuclear power industry are reportedly being shipped through the Baltic port city of Rostock without anyone being informed.
A major German police union says Facebook users who put their party invitations online and then have to call the police to deal with the ensuing chaos, could be landed with a bill to pay for the law and order.
The re-trial of the so-called Högsby 'honour killing' continued on Tuesday with testimony from the 23-year-old son who claims his parents made him take the blame for murdering his sister's boyfriend.
Sweden's Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile network equipment maker, said Wednesday it would pay $1.15 billion in cash for US communications software developer Telcordia.
Västervik on Sweden’s East coast may remain one of Sweden’s best kept secrets to tourists outside the country, but if ABBA legend Björn Ulvaeus has his way, that could well be set to change.
Swedish heartthrob Joel Kinnaman has snagged yet another lead in an American feature film, according to Hollywood reports.
Deutsche Bahn restarted work on the controversial Stuttgart 21 rail project Tuesday after police broke up a group of protestors trying to halt construction.
Berlin believes unilateral moves – such as declaring Palestinian independence – would be "very counterproductive" to the Middle East peace process, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle warned on Tuesday.
A Swedish neo-Nazi political party is offering children free admission to a camp scheduled to be held in a secret location in southern Sweden this summer. But not everyone is welcome to attend.
A police doctor has been acquitted in Germany for the second time for his involvement in force-feeding a small-time drug dealer with litres of water and an emetic to make him throw up, after which he died.
A woman from northern Sweden died after four calls placed over a four day period requesting to have an ambulance sent to her home in Timrå were ignored.
The new art exhibition 'Based in Berlin' highlights 80 emerging artists working in the German capital. But as Amrit Naresh reports, some have criticised the city's failure to provide a permanent space for its contemporary arts scene.
The number of young people who light up regularly is on the rise despite a general decrease in the number of smokers in Switzerland and a recent smoking ban in the country.
A 27-year-old woman driving on a Swiss highway has admitted to police that the flash of a speed camera woke her up as she zoomed at 210 km/h.
Germany's biggest drugstore chain Schlecker is closing up to a tenth of its stores across the country in a bid to draw a line under the last three years of financial losses.
Less parental leave for those who have just arrived in Sweden with kids will help getting immigrant women out on the labour market, according to two Swedish experts.
The Swiss government on Tuesday cut its growth forecast for 2012, saying the strengthening Swiss franc has brought new risks.
A five-year old girl abducted for several hours on Sunday was "sexually assaulted and raped".
570 pupils in Brittany got more than they expected at the annual show to mark the end of the school year last week.
Jacques Chirac caused shock at the weekend by claiming he will vote for Socialist François Hollande in next year's elections.
Cécilia Attias told a US news programme that her husband had been openly pursued by other women when they were married.
Stockholm politicians are arguing that the city’s cyclists be allowed to run red lights and cycle against one-way traffic in order to avoid congestion and improve the situation for those who chose to travel by bicycle.
Dentist bills could become up to 20 percent more expensive, according to a warning from the association of private health insurers (PKV) – as billing changes hit privately as well as statutorily insured patients in Germany.
The German authorities on Tuesday said a two-year-old boy became the first child to die in an outbreak of a virulent strain of E. coli bacteria, taking the death toll to at least 37.
Young Swedes facing being forced into marriage while abroad this summer can expect more help from Swedish embassies and consulates abroad, according to the Swedish foreign ministry.
An increasing number of Germans running their own businesses are claiming basic social benefits as their income falls, according to a report in the Süddeutsche Zeitung on Tuesday.