On Tuesday Swedish telecom giant Ericsson rejected claims that the company has sold tracking equipment to mobile operators in Iran.
Researchers at Uppsala University have found evidence to indicate regular sexual relations between Archaic and modern humans.
Waves from the eurozone debt crisis are hitting the safe-haven Swiss economy, with companies announcing thousands of job cuts this week.
Germany fiscal officials are citing “technical delays” for postponing the nationwide introduction of an electronic income tax tracking system starting in 2012. The delay has some businesses grumbling.
The Greek government's decision to call a referendum on the eurozone settlement to write down the country's debt, raises uncertainty over the Greek economy, according to Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt.
In 1986, a fire at chemical company Sandoz caused dangerous toxins to seep into the air and the nearby river Rhine. A quarter of a century later, an expert on the accident says the site near Basel remains polluted.
The crisp sunshine being enjoyed by most of Germany isn’t over yet, as the rest of the week will see steadily clear skies, with a little light fog and cloud cover. Only western Germany will see some rain showers.
The dropping of a hate speech case against students who staged a "slave auction" at Lund University clears the way for racists and contravenes Swedish human rights commitments, representatives from anti-racism groups argue.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s shock decision to hold a referendum on the EU's bailout deal has drawn angry reactions from Germany’s financial sector. The DAX stock index plunged by six percent in midday trading.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has offered to help Libya follow a United Nations resolution ratified on Monday that obliges the country’s new government to control and destroy small arms and chemical weapons.
Swedish mining and construction equipment maker Sandvik announced on Tuesday better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, but said it would cuts 365 jobs as part of a new corporate strategy.
Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia rejected witness claims Tuesday that they had supported a rebel group, as the prosecution opened its case against them.
Increased information sharing between social services and immigration authorities in some Swiss cantons is leading to an increase in deportations, even in cases where no crime has been committed.
The father of a near-victim of July's Utøya island massacre has reported video game Call of Duty to police, saying its simulated lethal violence poses a public threat.
Bavaria’s veterinary authorities are preventing a herd of 69 cows that spent the summer grazing in the state of Hesse from coming home without having a blood test for herpes virus BHV-1.
Sweden voted against the Palestinian application to join United Nations' cultural organisation UNESCO on Monday, arguing that the vote had come at the "wrong time" and would harm the Palestinian cause.
The Federal Voluntary Service (BFD), which replaced the civilian national service alternative to military conscription, is finally managing to attract volunteers after a slow start, but there is still unease about the scheme.
The Swedish branch of a Scandinavian lingerie chain is under fire after making employees wear name tags displaying both their bust circumferences and cup sizes.
Roger Federer gave his hometown fans exactly what they were seeking as the four-time champion moved into the second round of the ATP Swiss Indoors on Monday with a 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 defeat
of Potito Starace.
A French satirical weekly said on Monday it has named the Muslim prophet Muhammad as "editor-in-chief" for its next issue to celebrate the election win of Tunisia's Islamist party.
The elegant French resort of Cannes is to be transformed into a fortress for this week's G20 summit, while the nearby city of Nice is to host thousands of anti-globalisation protesters.
The leaders of France and Germany will meet the head of the IMF, top European officials and Greek representatives on Wednesday after Greece's shock referendum decision, a joint Franco-German statement said.
Oslo police requested on Monday that the gunman behind the July 22nd twin attacks make his next court appearance via a video link in the presence of the media instead of in person behind closed doors, a police spokesman said.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said on Tuesday that third-quarter net profit rose 12 percent from a year ago to 683 million francs ($776 million), but said it would cut staff by three percent.
The recent acquittal by Sweden's Supreme Court of a man charged with attempted murder because he claimed he was “too intoxicated” to remember the incident, has been slammed by legal experts.
A mansion formerly lived in by Muammar Qaddafi youngest son, killed in April, is in limbo in Munich, partly because his eccentric revamp of the interior could make the luxury property difficult to sell.
A 29-year-old Berliner was sentenced to three months in prison on Monday for throwing a firecracker from his window at a group of children who were playing too noisily while he was trying to sleep.
China's Minister of Industry and Information Technology said Tuesday his government supported “in principle” plans by Chinese automakers Pang Da and Youngman to purchase Saab Automobile.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a day of reckoning Wednesday when the High Court in London delivers a ruling on whether he will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over rape allegations.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp admits his side must beat Greece's Olympiakos on Tuesday to keep any hopes alive of reaching the knock-out stages of the Champions League.
International pop star Rihanna was hospitalized in Malmö in southern Sweden on Monday night, forcing the cancellation of her sold out show there.