A three-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Wil, a small city in the canton of Saint Gallen, after a delivery van ran over her.
Tuesday saw the opening day of the hearing for the 19 members of the Swedish Hell’s Angels motorcycle club who stand accused of violently attacking a group of party-goers in southern Sweden in May.
Police in Poland looking for a van stolen from Berlin have found it – and the 12 bodies which were in coffins in the back.
Another former US Postal teammate of disgraced Lance Armstrong, Steffen Kjærgaard, on Tuesday admitted to using banned blood booster EPO when racing the Tour de France alongside the American.
The Vikings didn't only bring tools, trade and violence to Britain over 1,000 years ago - they also brought language and The Local has collected the ten most common English words with "Swedish" roots.
German discount clothing firm Kik, which was the main contractor at a Pakistani factory where more than 259 people died in a fire last month, has set up a fund for the victims – offering less than €1,500 per dead worker.
Together with its coalition partners, the Moderate Party is starting early in its bid for electoral victory, branding itself as Sweden’s new workers’ party and unveiling a "Hello Sweden" campaign nearly two years ahead of the 2014 elections.
The Swiss government has called on Germany to pay for the 10,000 German students who study in the country and are costing its universities up to €40,000 (48,000 francs) per degree.
As beer commercials filmed in Sweden featuring US comedian Will Ferrell continue to make waves on YouTube, a Stockholm-based director involved with the project sheds light on the mystery behind the guerrilla marketing campaign.
A leading German construction company that underpaid its workers by nearly €75,000 has been banned from operating in Switzerland for two years, a Swiss court said on Tuesday in the first ruling of its kind.
A Scandinavian Airlines pilot who failed a breathalyzer test prior to be scheduled to fly a plane out of Arlanda airport in May this year, has been cleared by the Attunda District Court.
A hunter made a macabre find in the forest on an island off the east coast of Sweden at the weekend, stumbling across several life-sized wooden sculptures depicting tied-up naked women.
An investigation is continuing after a bank in the Bernese Jura was held up for the third time in six months.
The Swiss government has called on Germany to pay for the 10,000 German students who study there and are costing its universities up to €40,000 per degree.
Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague accused Germany of alienating many from European ideas by pushing too hard for too much integration. “Sometimes less is more,” he said at a policy forum in Berlin.
French police on Monday blocked a Canadian adultery website from posting spoof ads casting presidents Francois Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande as womanizers, the site said.
In the first ruling of its kind, a leading German construction company that underpaid its workers has been banned for two years from operating in Switzerland.
German online media overtook traditional television advertising revenue for the first time last year, while the entire industry is set on a path of steady growth, a new report shows.
A 12-year-old boy was caught joyriding his parents’ car with four of his cousins in Lot-et-Garonne, south-western France, on Monday night.
A Swedish district court on Tuesday sentenced the thief who mugged and left an unconscious man on the subway tracks in Stockholm last month to 18 months in prison.
Green Party politician Florence Lamblin, questioned by police in relation to an international money laundering scandal, has resigned from politics and paid an outstanding €31,000 tax bill.
Roger Federer began his bid for a sixth title at the Swiss Indoors by beating substitute opponent Benjamin Becker 7-5, 6-3 on Monday to reach the second round.
A 45-year-old German woman has won a national car parking championship, beating four men and three other women to claim the crown, it was announced on Monday.
A government study into France's gay marriage bill has detailed possible consequences of the new law, including an increase in divorce, more foreigners gaining French nationality and an increased workload for local councils.
A Swedish couple were saved by their dogs when a fire ravaged through a large country manor near Landskrona in southern Sweden on Sunday night, completely destroying parts of the building.
Foreign-born women are treated unfairly compared to newly arrived men when it comes to programmes to help them enter the Swedish labour market, according to an inquiry submitted on Tuesday to the integration minister, Erik Ullenhag.
Decorative kimonos clash with the colours of a favourite football jersey when students from the Stockholm International School celebrate its multicultural make-up in the annual parade to mark United Nations Day on October 24.
Thieves made off with an entire cash machine from a Berlin suburban train station after ramming it with a stolen car and loading it into another vehicle. It was the eighth time this had happened in the capital this year.
After 12 years, a 34-year-old man has confessed to killing a 51-year-old father of four in Skövde in central Sweden in 2000, telling police he needed to clear his conscience.
Drivers in north-western Germany should watch their speed on Wednesday, as two German states and the Netherlands will be launching a joint effort to crack down on speeders.
The German Football League (DFL) was on Monday facing pressure from politicians and the police union to act in the wake of rioting between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 fans at the weekend.
Claims by Swedish Match that a Maltese lobbyist offered to influence European Union tobacco policy in exchange for €60 million ($78 million) have sparked more questions about the tobacco lobby in Brussels, AFP's Claire Rosemberg explains.