A 66-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife recently found dead in a Geneva apartment were both strangled, according to the latest information released by authorities.
Two people died on Tuesday afternoon when an ultra-light aircraft crashed near an airstrip in Arvika, western Sweden, after one of its wings fell off at 75 metres altitude as the plane was about to land.
Despite a flurry of worried phone calls from travellers, ticket sales for Scandinavian airline SAS continued to sell on Tuesday as many passengers ignored the airline’s current financial turbulence.
As temperatures plunge in northern Sweden, ex-Londoner Paul Connolly discovers that wearing shorts and t-shirts while everyone else pulls on their hats and gloves betrays a past spent in more temperate climes.
Businesses in Sweden and the Nordic region are behind the curve when it comes to adapting to the explosion of mobile devices, a top Swedish executive at Google said in Stockholm on Tuesday.
Police on the Baltic island of Fehmarn have opened an investigation after a 31-year-old man found a roasted pig's head in the pram he left in the hallway of his building.
A Swiss parliamentary commission said on Monday it would investigate a government decision earlier this year to allow banks to hand over data on their employees to Washington as part of a tax evasion probe.
Somalis seeking a residence permit in Sweden will face tighter restrictions in the near future, after the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) judged that the country was no longer at war.
A man in a wheelchair was refused the use of the toilet in Düsseldorf town hall during the weekend's Karneval opening celebration, after a guard deemed him a "safety risk," a newspaper report said.
Germany's leading airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday that it had reached a deal with cabin crew representatives to end a bitter dispute that had led to work stoppages.
Swedish ice hockey star Mats Sundin was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, making him only the second Swede to ever receive the honour.
Two Ticino men were lucky to escape with their lives from an explosion in Bascia last week that illustrated the potential perils of making grappa, a popular brandy in the Italian-speaking canton.
A multi-billion-euro project to harness renewable energy in the Sahara Desert, known as Desertec, has lost another big partner: German tech giant Bosch says it is jumping ship by the year's end.
All high-speed Thalys rail services between Belgium and Germany will be cancelled Wednesday due to Europe-wide anti-austerity protests, with other connections to France and the Netherlands also disrupted.
Volunteers and police continued to search for Chloe Rodriguez, a French teenager who went missing on Friday afternoon in Barjac in south-western France.
Celebrity blogger Katrin Zytomierska has been sacked from the Swedish lifestyle website Finest.se, after a vitriolic post about an advert by gym chain SATS made the public see red and advertisers abandon the site.
A US military history magazine has published a controversial list of the "top ten German generals," including three who fought under Adolf Hitler, causing some consternation in Germany.
Online retailer Amazon revealed on Monday that it has been handed a bill for back taxes by the French authorities amounting to $198 million ($252 million), relating to its turnover in the country.
A 73-year-old woman died after a fire broke out on Tuesday morning in the attic of a two-family home in Solothurn.
Thierry Tilly was jailed for eight years by a Bordeaux court on Tuesday after being found guilty of robbing an aristocratic French family by convincing them they were the subject of a Masonic plot.
Hamburg has become the first German state to strike an historic agreement with Muslim community groups, but the deal has riled some members of the political establishment, who claim it undermines the separation of religion and state.
Vaud cantonal police have issued a new public appeal for information about a 36-year-old woman who went missing from a village north of Lausanne late last month.
Parents of a 16-year-old girl taken to hospital after a car crash in central Sweden were shocked at having to find out about the incident through Facebook.
Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic brought home a record seventh, and sixth consecutive, Golden Ball at Sweden's football gala on Monday evening, with Lotta Schelin claiming her first diamond ball for the women.
A German church has refused the parents of a nine-year-old boy who died of a brain tumour permission to put up a gravestone adorned with the logo of his favourite football team.
A Mexican monk was sentence to two years in prison by a French court on Monday for abusing a high school student, just nine months after a prior molestation conviction.
The United States and Germany won a closely contested race Monday among western nations for UN Human Rights Council seats, while the likes of Venezuela and Pakistan secured places without a competitive vote.
Unexpectedly high sickness benefits claims have forced Sweden's social insurance agency to beg the government for an additional 2.5 billion kronor ($368 million) to ensure sick Swedes get paid while home from work.
The accidental theft of 12 bodies in a van exposed the now routine shipping of corpses around the country, and even abroad, for cheap cremation. Philippa Wentzel found changes afoot in Germany's burial culture.
Roger Federer insists his dramatic defeat against Novak Djokovic in the final of the ATP Tour Finals was exactly the kind of epic showdown that stops him thinking about retiring.
More than twice as many young men in Sweden sell sex as do women, a study published Monday by the Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs (Ungdomsstyrelsen) said.
Sweden will meet a much depleted England side for a friendly match at the new Friends Arena on Wednesday as Erik Hamrén's side looks to avenge last summer's loss to England at Euro 2012.