One in three Swedish employees have felt worried that they will be exposed as a “fraud” at work, a new survey from recruitment agency Manpower shows.
Facebook’s ubiquitous ‘like’ button found on countless websites in Germany was declared in violation of the country’s strict privacy laws by a state data protection official on Friday.
An Egyptian queen who died 3,500 years ago might have poisoned herself accidentally by using a carcinogenic balm to treat a skin complaint, German university researchers said on Friday.
A family of Danish tourists has demanded compensation after a disappointing visit to Tingsryd municipality wildlife park “Mooseland” in southern Sweden.
US prosecutors are looking into claims that the lawyer for a hotel maid accusing former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault offered to hinder criminal proceedings in return for a
pay-off, reports said on Friday.
The mischievous mouse that grounded a Chicago-bound SAS flight at Stockholm Arlanda airport on Tuesday lives to see another day, if it even existed at all.
German Economy Minister Philipp Rösler has shown the government’s hand on the subject of a financial transactions tax, saying he would only support one applied to all European Union countries, not just the eurozone.
Swiss food giant Nestle said Friday that it has a treat in store for dogs keen for an ice-cream to cool down in the summer heat.
The fantasist husband of a grande dame of German journalism, Viola Drath, has been charged with her murder after the 91-year-old was found battered and strangled in the bath of her Washington, DC home.
Former European Commission president Jacques Delors warned on Thursday that too little was being done to stop Europe and the euro sliding towards disaster.
All Swiss railway police will carry guns from October 1st after the Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) said it wants to take preventative action against an alleged increase in the willingness of passengers to use violence.
Competition among Switzerland's largest retailers is heating up, with Coop following the lead of Migros in announcing price cuts on 700 international branded products as part of its bid to pass on euro currency exchange gains to customers.
Three out of four Germans doubt Chancellor Angela Merkel can prevent the eurozone debt crisis turning into an outright economic and financial crisis, according to an opinion poll released Friday.
Swedish divers have uncovered what they believe to be the legendary Swedish warship Mars, lost in a sea battle with the Danish-Lübeckian navy in 1564, near the coast of the Baltic island of Öland.
A low-pressure system which unleashed deadly storms in Belgium on Thursday swept into Sweden on Friday, prompting warnings for heavy rains and possible flooding.
Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière has dismissed criticism from the opposition Green party that the indirect participation of German soldiers in NATO attacks on Libya needed parliamentary approval.
French police have arrested three young French men suspected of stabbing a British teenager to death in a Spanish seaside resort in July, judicial officials said Friday.
This week, owners of more 50 amphibious vehicles brought their World War 2-era military transporters, jeeps and vintage-style cars to Switzerlands St Blaise for their annual European gathering.
Fans of popular American comedian Jerry Seinfeld in France will get the chance to see the comedy king in person when he performs a one-man show in Paris in the autumn.
The Stockholm stock market continued to fall on Friday, with the OMXS-index dropping nearly 4 percent within 30 minutes of opening and finishing the week down nearly 11 percent.
A family in Hofors, in eastern Sweden, have found themselves with no other choice than to move from their flat after repeated complaints from neighbours about their crying baby has made their landlord see red, according to a report in local paper
Two bus drivers in the south-west city of Toulouse have become unwilling celebrities after a colleague recognized them in an X-rated movie and shared it with other employees.
Churches across France have become overrun by tourists in skimpy beachwear, showing off bare stomachs and wearing baseball caps, according to priests who have spoken out about the drop in standards.
Violent storms felled trees and flooded roads and basements throughout North Rhine-Westphalia, leaving emergency responders struggling to make it to all the calls for service.
Swiss stocks accelerated their fall in morning trade, with the index plunging over four percent to below 5,000 points.
Olympic gold medallist, Pierre Quinon, has killed himself, the French Athletics Federation announced on Thursday.
Arsonists set fire to cars in Berlin for a fourth straight night, destroying at least 11 vehicles in the early hours of Friday morning.
Trading in French bank Societe Generale, after being briefly suspended at the market opening Thursday, rebounded with the share price rising 8.9 percent to 24.16 euros.
Gobbling crayfish is a 500 year old tradition in Sweden but the annual August crayfish parties can be a minefield for a first-timer. Contributor Elizabeth Dacey-Fondelius advises on how to slurp like a native.
Rolant Christensen from Högsby in the south of Sweden recently bought a Triss scratch-off lottery ticket and found that he had won a chance to win 5 million kronor ($774,000) in a draw on Sweden's TV4.
Wrong medical bills from clinics and hospitals are costing up to €1.5 billion a year, according to Germany’s statutory health insurers.
One in three Swedish youngsters are worried about the start of the school year, a new survey shows.
After Wednesday's news of Crown princess Victoria’s pregnancy, congratulations from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia were published on the Royal Court website on Thursday.
Tell-tale holes in cereal packets, mysteriously crumb-free kitchens and little brown calling cards in cupboards – where there are people, there are mice. And – as a new exhibition shows – mousetraps.