A secret consortium is continuing to work behind the scenes to raise capital for a planned resumption of ferry services between western Norway and Newcastle, a spokesman said.
A German court has jailed a top Hells Angel for more than four years for a series of crimes including human trafficking and grievous bodily harm. His testimony sparked raids across the country and a hunt for a body cemented into a building.
White storks are about to leave Germany for Africa for the winter. A common sight in the marshy north of the country, the birds remain rare around the Rhine. Kate Hairsine took to the heights to see some young ones being ringed.
The discovery of a fake suicide vest at a Berlin flat used by an extremist Salafist Islamist rapper prompted raids of around 70 addresses across the country by more than 1,000 police officers, it emerged on Thursday.
Britain's Supreme Court said on Thursday it has rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden.
Three in ten Swedish mothers have sex with their partners while their infant babies are lying in the same bed, a new survey has found.
The German government and opposition agreed on Thursday that parliament would vote on ratifying the EU fiscal pact and the bloc's new bailout fund on June 29, the ruling parties said.
Police arrested four people suspected of running an international far-right extremist website after early morning raids on 24 addresses in 11 of Germany’s 16 states – and one in Britain – on Thursday.
Moments after a ferry had set sail from Marseille it had to make an emergency stop after a man on board was attacked with a knife by his brother-in-law yesterday.
French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday the withdrawal of the country's troops from Afghanistan would begin within weeks, as he paid tribute to four soldiers killed at the weekend.
Having lost to Ukraine in their opening Euro 2012 match, Sweden have a do-or-die Group D encounter with England on Friday - just the sort of scenario which ought to be meat and drink to the Scandinavians' top striker.
By studying gangsta rap we can learn a lot about society, according to a professor planning to lecture about Tupac Shakur at the University of Oslo.
One of Norway’s most spectacular mountain roads, Trollstigen (Trolls’ Path), will be unveiled this Saturday as an official National Tourist Route.
A 19-year-old man has admitted to the theft of over 850,000 kronor ($120,675) worth of royal jewels that were taken from Princess Christina’s apartment near the Royal Palace over the past two months.
A 20-year-old member of the Black Cobra criminal gang is under arrest in Malmö following a wild car chase through the city that left a 61-year-old cyclist dead and has raised questions about how police handled the incident.
Following the celebrations of Sweden’s National Day on June 6th, a somewhat recent invention, Swedish journalist and columnist Ola Tedin reflects that there is nationalism and nationalism.
The German Red Cross (DRK) has called for new blood donors to keep stocks filled, but say private institutes offering cash could deprive them of the precious red stuff. Is paying for blood okay or should it remain an honour system? Have your say.
The son of former Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk accused German doctors Wednesday of performing a "medical execution" and called for an investigation into his father's death at a nursing home.
Swedish power group Vattenfall said Thursday it was moving ahead with four new European wind farm projects and would invest €4.2 billion ($5.2 billion) in the field over the next five years.
A letter by Albert Einstein extolling the virtues of Switzerland written has fetched far more than expected at an auction in Lucerne.
After a survey found that many Swiss uniforms are made in exploitative conditions, police and paramedics have posed half naked for a video shot to highlight the issue.
Lyon's French international striker Bafetimbi Gomis and Cesena player Yohan Benalouane will on Thursday be confronted with a woman who has levelled rape accusations at them, police said on Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the eurozone crisis would dominate next week's G20 summit but warned world leaders that her powers to act were limited.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and his rumoured womanizing are the subject of an apparent prank played out on the face of at least one forged one-krona coin that has left Swedes baffled and coin experts impressed.
Switzerland's left-wing parties and refugee support groups have reacted angrily to a raft of measures approved by the lower house on Wednesday that will place much tougher restrictions on asylum seekers.
This Week's Highlights: An art festival in Berlin, a new ballet in Hamburg, and Munich celebrates its 854th birthday.
A Swedish local politician who also worked driving vehicles to transport disabled people has been jailed for molesting a disabled woman after being caught having sex with the woman in the back of his van.
French President Francois Hollande Wednesday warned Greeks four days before elections that if Athens does not keep its bailout commitments, some of its eurozone partners will want it out of the bloc.
French train company SNCF offered an unusual explanation for a delay to one of its TGV services on Wednesday: the high-speed train was being held up by a hairdryer.
The German Red Cross (DRK) warned this week that private clinics offering money for blood could pose a threat to the country's national blood banks, who do not offer cash for donations.
French President Francois Hollande faced his first political storm Wednesday as his rightwing opponents looked to exploit an incendiary tweet by his partner just days ahead of a parliamentary election.
French police have smashed a vast cash counterfeiting ring that printed over nine million euros ($11 million) and is described as the biggest ever in France, a police source said on Thursday.
Strong headwinds Wednesday forced the Solar Impulse to abort its toughest flight yet across Morocco, a week after it made history with the world's first inter-continental solar-powered flight.
More than two decades after she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will finally be free to give her long-awaited Nobel lecture in Oslo on Saturday.
Burma democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is due to address the International Labour Organization conference in Geneva on Thursday, kicking off the opposition leader's historic European tour.
Swiss politicians voted for much tougher restrictions on asylum seekers on Wednesday in response to growing pressure for reform from right-wing parties.
A low physical fitness level during teenage years doubles the likelihood of developing depression later in life, according to a new Swedish study from Stockholm’s Karolinska Institutet and Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Akademien.
A 15-year-old boy in Norrköping, eastern Sweden, has been charged with child rape after allegedly forcing a 13-year-old girl to sex after contacting her and her younger friend on Facebook.
The Rwandan citizen, under arrest in Sweden for three years following genocide charges in Rwanda and currently residing in Denmark, will not have his extradition case reviewed further in the highest authority of the European Court of Human Rights; the Grand Chamber.