Two German cinema chains said on Tuesday that they would beef up security at screenings of the latest Batman movie following the deadly shooting rampage during a midnight show in Colorado.
After weeks of mild temperatures, forecasters are finally promising some summer heat for the sun-starved Swedes, as warmer winds are en route for the country.
Every year some 670 Thai women marry Norwegian men, but many end up working as prostitutes after their husbands leave them, a church charity has found.
An Auschwitz victim’s widow has been denied a pension after authorities questioned medical reports from more than 40 years ago which said his ill-health was caused by the two years in Nazi camps.
Intensive farming methods have halved the number of field birds in Europe over the last three decades, with more than a million skylarks gone from German skies since 1990, new figures show.
The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse took off from south-western France on Tuesday on the final leg of its first intercontinental trip that took it from Europe to North Africa and back.
French police have saved the day for a long jumper planning to take part in the London Paralympics after the athlete had his prosthetic arm stolen by a pair of assailants, officials said Tuesday.
Swedbank CEO Michael Wolf has proposed that Sweden adopts a law requiring mortgage amortization to ward off the threat of spiralling household debt to the Swedish economy, according to a report in the Dagens Industri (DI) daily.
Many foreign berry pickers want to return home after the scant berry harvest has caused employers to simply dump them in the woods. Many haven't eaten for days.
Stockholm police have apologised for tweeting the words "Romani appearance" on an official Twitter account in connection with a reported theft on Sunday.
The head of a Swiss local government department promoting men's rights has resigned in the wake of a newspaper interview in which he appeared to call for children to be shown pornography.
German discount supermarket chain Aldi scored a victory against food manufacturer Dr Oetker Tuesday in what has being dubbed as a "pudding war".
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to claim his favoured number 9 jersey at his new club PSG on one condition - that he asks for it in French.
A hunt for the keys to a booze-filled shed led a naked Norwegian all the way to the drunk tank last weekend after a hankering for a snack got him out of bed and into trouble.
Berlin authorities have issued a Europe-wide tender to operate a chunk of the capital's suburban train system in the hope of reducing costs and improving the heavily criticised service in the impoverished city-state.
Hundreds of Afghans who have been working for German police officers and soldiers in Afghanistan must be offered the chance to come to Germany when the mission ends in 2014, a government politician says.
A court in Nantes has ruled that fish should have the right swim in rivers freely, outlawing the use of man-made devices to control their movements.
Germans are more than happy to mix work with pleasure – more than half say they have had an office romance, according to recent survey. Getting amorous in the actual office was still a no-no, though.
Peter Mangs has been found guilty of two counts of murder and several other charges, Malmö District Court announced on Tuesday.
A three-year-old boy was found wandering round the town of Valence, near Lyon, and his one-year-old brother was left home alone while his mother was at a party this weekend.
Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway last July, has been temporarily transferred to another prison while work is done on the facility he is normally held at, a prison official said Tuesday.
France has ruled out going to the World Trade Organisation but will continue to oppose a ban on French speciality foie gras, a minister said on Monday.
A swarm of relocating bees in southern Sweden chose to leave an overcrowded hive to squat on a bicycle parked on a central square in Kristianstad.
A decision by a Zurich hospital to stop performing circumcisions is not finding any followers at other Swiss healthcare facilities.
Fresh air, fine wine and world-class performers are pulling the crowds to Bordeaux's wine country for an ever-rising number of summer jazz and classical concerts in the French region.
A man who in April pretended to be a policeman and asked a “cute” Swedish woman for her phone number was jailed for 16 months on Monday for impersonating a police officer.
A Swedish man had to be saved from the bracing Baltic Sea waters after falling overboard while travelling on a Finland-bound ferry out of Stockholm.
The new Batman movie premiered at cinemas around Switzerland on Monday under heightened security following the mass shooting in the US at a midnight screening of the film in Colorado.
Large companies are abandoning offices in the centre of Zurich in favour of cheaper, more modern premises in the suburbs, where land prices are lower.
A fire broke out on Tuesday morning in a house in Ystad in southern Sweden, the fifth of a spate of suspected arson attacks in the past week which have raised fears of a new "dusk and dawn" pyromaniac.
German police launched a hunt for a pair of balaclava-clad kidnappers who were seen bundling a bound woman into their car, and called on the public for help, only for one of those involved to confess it was all a stunt.
The eurozone crisis took a fresh turn for the worse on Tuesday after ratings agency Moody's threatened to cut Germany's coveted top credit rating amid fears the bloc's difficulties could pull it apart.
The Munich opera hit out on Monday at the organisers of the Bayreuth Festival over their handling of a row about a Russian singer with a Nazi tattoo who had been scheduled to perform.