With cyber-bullying now widespread among young people in Switzerland, a children’s rights group has launched a campaign to combat the problem.
Swede Anna Lundvall, who turns 101 on Saturday, is incredulous that the municipality in northern Sweden where she has lived for more than a century has told her she is "too healthy" to live in a nursing home.
The best-selling autobiography of Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been short-listed for a prestigious literary award in his native country, the jury said on Monday.
A South African man on trial for gunning down Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani accused police on Monday of abusing him to force a confession to being present during her murder.
President Joachim Gauck called for greater public spirit and a culture of togetherness as he spoke in Berlin, not far from where a man was beaten to death a week ago.
Sweden's plan to replace licence fees with an income-based tax to fund public broadcasters has been put on ice, according to the ministry of culture, which says that a more thorough analysis into the scheme needs to be carried out.
Formula 1 legend and tax exile Michael Schumacher says he is prepared to move out of Switzerland if tax breaks granted to foreigners are abolished.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wants to travel to Bavaria to meet the head of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU).
Sweden’s Security Service (Säpo) has taken over the investigation into the toxic white powder that was sent to the US embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday, causing an evacuation and police intervention.
Germany and Ireland are seeking ways to help Dublin manage its debt burden, a German government spokesman said on Monday, saying that the problems of Irish banks constituted "special circumstances".
With three institutions in the top 100 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities and as home to the likes of Ericsson, Ikea, Electrolux, Spotify, Volvo and many more global corporations, Sweden is already an attractive proposition for the next generation of academics, researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's fate was sealed in Geneva on Monday, as the sport's under-fire world governing body decided to back a life ban for doping and strip him of his record seven Tour de France titles.
Many Swedish parents have concerns about leaving their children in after-school programmes, a new survey has found, with fears about kids being bullied or ignored by staff chief among parents' worries.
France's Union of Jewish Students (UEJF), which last week forced Twitter to remove anti-Semitic posts under threat of legal action, said on Monday it wanted the micro-blogging site to take off a new volley of hate messages.
The Swedish Migration Court of Appeals on Monday decided to revoke the decision to deport 2-year-old Haddile, abandoned in Sweden shortly after birth by her Algerian mother.
A man charged with shooting dead a prosecutor in a German courtroom is refusing treatment for diabetic septicaemia in what his lawyer describes as “slow suicide” - preventing his trial, it was reported on Monday.
Michael Schumacher, the champion Formula One driver, says he is prepared to leave Switzerland if tax breaks given to foreigners in the country are abolished.
German engineering giant Siemens is abandoning its solar energy business in favour of wind and hydropower, the company announced in a statement Monday.
Roger Federer will claim the bulk of the spotlight when the Swiss Indoors tournament begins on Monday with his opening showcase match.
A cook who stabbed three waitresses, killing one of them, has told police he did it because his colleagues were calling him names.
Authorities in the town of Lille have found the body of a man who had been dead for 15 years in his home.
Basel-based charter airline Hello ceased operating on Sunday night after declaring bankruptcy in the wake of “financial errors” and a “dwindling tourism business”.
An unauthorized 2010 biography about Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf is based on "manipulated" evidence, according to the authors of a forthcoming book examining claims on which the controversial tell-all book was based.
Lance Armstrong's contentious 2001 Tour of Switzerland drug test was suspicious, but wasn't proof of EPO doping, even by today's stringent standards, the laboratory chief who oversaw the procedure has told AFP.
Sweden’s winegrowers have reported a bad year for Swedish wine, with a late flowering and heavy rains leading to massive harvest losses.
About 70 far-right activists occupied a building site in the central French city of Poitiers where a mosque is under construction for several hours on Saturday, provoking angry criticism from political and religious leaders.
Germany faces a possible real estate bubble the new chief financial officer of the financial services company Allianz has warned.
A furore caused when two German theatres painted white actors black is being taken apart by Berlin’s English Theatre in a series of plays on multiculturalism. But a funding cut is threatening it with closure, staff told The Local.
Stuttgart elected a Green Party mayor on Sunday – the first time a German state capital has done so. The victory of Fritz Kuhn would seem to seal the party’s hold over Baden-Württemberg, where it leads the state government.
A man who went missing on Thursday was found dead in the trunk of a vehicle by a volunteer search team in western Sweden on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate a memorial to Roma and Sinti people murdered the Nazis on Wednesday, as Europe's largest minority grapples with ongoing discrimination.
Britain behaved like it was still an empire in its threat to raid Ecuador's embassy and arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Ecuadorian ambassador to London said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
The neighbours of a deceased Swedish man, who lay dead for six weeks before being found, were surprised to learn the 74-year-old recluse and hoarder was a millionaire.