Swiss authorities have seized money in a Geneva bank account linked to a British couple of Iraqi origin killed last month in the French Alps, a Swiss daily reported on Friday.
A Kosovar man was sentenced on Friday to seven years in jail for the attempted murder last summer of an Alpine wrestler who had his throat slit during an altercation at an Interlaken restaurant.
The explosion outside a Jewish community centre in Malmö last week is now being investigated as a hate crime, a move welcomed by the Swedish Committee Against Anti-Semitism.
A unique collection of old-fashioned cyclists are set to hit the streets of Stockholm on Saturday to pay homage to a bygone era of fashion and foot-powered fun.
New statistics from the Federal Employment Agency show that more and more Germans are being forced to take on a second job, with some saying one job just isn't enough to make ends meet these days.
Talks to merge aerospace group EADS and defence contractor BAE Systems are deadlocked, sources close to the talks said on Friday, with the governments of France, Germany and Britain at odds over the outcome.
The Education Ministry of the tiny southwestern state of Saarland has put a stop to an unorthodox kind of home economics lesson at a village primary school.
A dominatrix and her partner were each handed twelve-month suspended sentences on Friday for seeking to extort 250,000 francs ($268,000) from a Geneva-based banker.
The websites of several Swedish government agencies were knocked offline at 2.30pm on Friday afternoon, the time at which hacktivist network Anonymous warned it would launch a cyber attack against Swedish state interests.
Half of France's newly-issued debt this year is being bought by investors from Asia and the Middle East, a sharp increase from a only a third the previous year, the head of France's debt management agency said Friday.
Twelve police officers in crime-ridden Marseille appeared in court Friday on suspicion of corruption, extortion and drug dealing as a prosecutor said there was "overwhelming" proof of guilt.
A school portrait photography company that offers to “retouch” the children’s photos has come under fire in northern Sweden, leaving the photographers surprised and several parents fuming.
Wet, windy weather will be welcoming in October over the weekend in Germany, as reports from national forecast service DWD advise either digging out the rubber boots and anoraks – or just staying indoors.
It took seven years, but Munich police say they may have finally found the man who raped a teenage girl on the sidewalk on her way home from the Oktoberfest festival back in 2005.
Norway is to extend the amount of parental leave reserved for dads to 14 weeks, bringing the period that can be claimed by both parents on full pay to 49 weeks, a coalition member party said on Friday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives are at their highest level in the polls in four years, a survey showed on Friday, despite her centre-left challenger launching his campaign to replace her next year.
France's Constitutional Court Friday scrapped a law requiring members of travelling communities to update papers they are required to carry every three months, ruling it was discriminatory.
A retrial has been ordered in a massive gang war trial in Södertälje south of Stockholm after one of the lay judges was found to be biased. The ruling puts 18 convictions, including that of a suspected gang leader, in doubt.
A popular French comedian was been fined €2,000 on Thursday for a racially insulting a bouncer after one of his shows on the Champs Elysées.
A new poll has revealed the majority of the French do not regret Sarkozy’s five years in office.
Geneva will play host on Saturday to Switzerland’s first ever ‘SlutWalk’, as demonstrators plan to ram home their anti-rape message while dressed in mini-skirts and high heels.
A business and trade delegation from North Korea has been in Sweden learning about its economy and visiting companies, banks and state agencies, Swedish Radio reported on Friday.
Beekeepers producing blue and green honey in the Alsace region have traced the cause of the problem to an unlikely source - a local M&M factory.
German discount supermarket Aldi has recalled a salmon salad over fears it may contain salmonella bacteria. Customers were told not to consume the product via the Aldi website on Thursday evening.
The boss of French clothing firm Zadig & Voltaire has apologised for saying that Chinese tourists would not be welcome at an exclusive new hotel planned by the company in Paris.
On Thursday, 14-year-old Lovisa Nystrand from Linköping in central Sweden published a video on Facebook entitled "How it all happened" in which she tells of being raped by a friend.
A baby with heart problems was infected with hepatitis C on Thursday after a blood transfusion in a Gothenburg hospital.
Unemployment in mainland France will reach 10.0% in the third quarter of 2012, the first time since 1999, and end the year at 10.2%, an official forecast said on Thursday.
The anti-corruption organisation Transparency International have slammed opposition Social Democrats’ chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrück for failing to disclose details surrounding his supplementary income.
A French secret agent held hostage in Somalia urged President Francois Hollande to negotiate his release in a video shot by his Islamist militia captors, a US monitoring group said Thursday.
French authorities on Thursday evacuated a Norwegian Airlines jet about to take off from Nice after a piece of paper with the words "Al-Qaeda bomb" and Arabic inscriptions was found in the hold.
Swiss tax authorities want to tax money made in 2010 on stolen information about 1,500 suspected German tax cheats holding bank accounts in Switzerland, media reported on Thursday.
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on Thursday downplayed a Swiss decision this year to cap the number of work visas issued to eastern Europeans, including Poles, insisting the move had very little impact.
Bavarians do it better, again. A new study presented on Friday has shown that primary schools in the southern German state are the best in the country. But schools in the city states of Berlin, Bremen, and Hamburg are struggling.
Swiss tax authorities want to tax money made in 2010 on stolen information about 1,500 suspected German tax cheats holding bank accounts in Switzerland, media reported Thursday.
A Swedish girl struck a nerve Thursday after publishing a video on Facebook about her rape by a friend five years her senior, a day after he was sentenced to prison for two years.
After 63 semesters spanning nearly 40 years of studying, German engineer Werner Kahmann finally managed to get his university diploma. In an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung he explained why it took him so long.
University hospital Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Stockholm scored best among Nordic centres of higher learning, in the British Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings.
Serbia's prime minister on Thursday said an art show featuring controversial images of Jesus was a "provocation" that contributed to the ban on Belgrade's gay parade.