A platinum wristwatch owned by British rock guitarist Eric Clapton sold for 3.4 million francs ($3.6 million) at a Geneva auction on Monday.
German authorities on Monday launched nationwide raids on suspected tax evaders in connection with a probe into several hundred Germany-based clients of Swiss bank giant UBS, a local prosecutor told AFP.
Aviation experts doubt a massive savings plan announced on Monday by Scandinavian airline SAS can save the company, with one analyst forecasting the airline would cease to exist within 12 months.
German authorities launched nationwide raids on suspected tax evaders on Monday, in connection with a probe into several hundred Germany-based clients of Swiss bank giant UBS, a state prosecutor confirmed.
Molde coach and former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjær has guided his Norwegian side to their second successive league title.
Nuremberg council is changing dozens of its vehicle number plates that start with the letters NSU - the name of a murderous neo-Nazi terror gang. Anyone with the unfortunate registration can change theirs free of change.
The share of east Germans with an extreme right wing political mentality has exploded over the last two years, with nearly one in six now thinking like a neo-Nazi, new figures show.
Portuguese teddy bear makers are set to appeal directly to Chancellor Angela Merkel to save their German-owned factory as she visits their crisis-stricken country on Monday.
Julius Bär, the Zurich-based private bank, is joining forces with Kairos Investment Management in Italy to establish a new private bank.
A man in northern Sweden uses a rubber boat with wings to get a birds-eye view of his reindeer herd. The Local finds out more about his unusual aircraft and his life in the clouds.
A Swedish member of the European Parliament was Monday spearheading efforts to thwart the appointment of Malta's European Commissioner designate Tonio Borg because of his conservative views on women's rights.
Switzerland's national airline said on Monday it would cut flights to Athens and Madrid, both hard-hit by the eurozone crisis, and would expand its flights to more lucrative destinations.
The Green Party leadership choice for the election campaign raised talk of a possible shift towards Angela Merkel's conservatives, prompting the Social Democrats to call for a clear statement in favour of a coalition with them.
Most German car parks are too expensive, badly lit or are difficult to drive into, motoring association ADAC said on Monday after a carrying out a nationwide survey.
The head of Migration Board (Migrationsverket) operations in southern Sweden has slammed case workers for routinely hinting that refugee children are making false claims about their mental health in order to avoid deportation.
With the Chinese increasingly coveting European luxury goods, Swiss watchmakers are eyeing a huge new market for their wares, but disagree on the best way of capturing it.
The 24-year-old man who admitted to abducting a 9-year-old girl in Gothenburg last week was remanded into custody on Monday. According to his defence lawyer, his mental condition must now be examined.
A murder investigation is under way into the deaths of a married man and woman in their 60s who were found dead in a Geneva apartment over the weekend.
Surgeons from clinics and medical interns at public hospitals launched a strike on Monday, risking the closure of hundreds of operating rooms around the country.
US tech giant Apple has forked out 20 million francs ($21 million) to compensate Swiss national rail operator SBB for using its famous clock without permission, a Swiss daily reported on Saturday.
A Bavarian music award has been suspended after it was reported that its founders and patrons had been friends with Hitler, and had supported the Nazis from the days of the failed 1923 beerhall putsch.
A 24-year-old Georgian man was found dead in his prison cell in Geneva on Saturday, the local authorities said, adding that he appeared to have hanged himself.
India's finance ministry said on Saturday it is probing allegations by anti-graft activists that some of India's top businessmen illegally stashed large sums of money abroad.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse will stick with its investment bank and does not plan a major overhaul similar to the one recently announced by UBS, the bank's chairman said in an interview published on Saturday.
An increasing number of Swedes believe in an improving housing market, according to the latest figures from Swedish bank SEB’s house price indicator.
The trial of Andy, a teenager accused of murdering his parents and twin 10-year-old brothers in Corsica three years ago, begins on Monday.
German Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière arrived in Afghanistan for a surprise visit on Monday - travelling for the first time on a direct flight without military protection, in what he said was a sign of progress.
Reports of home-grown marijuana in Sweden have quadrupled in the last decade, according to police, who claim there is now enough domestically-grown weed to supply the needs of Sweden's pot-smokers.
Gerhard Schröder has seven publicly funded, chauffeur-driven vehicles at his disposal, despite his highly-paid private work.
Scandinavian airline SAS announced plans on Monday to slash 3 billion kronor ($445 million) in costs, with at least 800 jobs to be cut in what the company's CEO has labelled "the final call" for the troubled airline.
Germany take on neighbours Holland in an international friendly on Wednesday with head coach Joachim Löw facing an injury and sickness headache after losing six of his stars over the weekend.
The far-right Sweden Democrats have recorded their highest voter-support poll results ever, shooting up to 11.2 percent, with party leader Jimmie Åkesson stating the party is on "the road to success".
Roger Federer remains on course for a seventh ATP Tour Finals title after the defending champion defeated third seed Andy Murray 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Sunday to set up a final showdown with Novak Djokovic.
The organization Missing People found two bodies in the Swedish capital over the weekend, one of whom had been missing since early October.