Switzerland's main north-south rail link will stay closed for days after a landslide on Wednesday near the site of a similar incident in June, the national train operator says.
The federal government is raising the price of a pack of cigarettes by 10 cents through a tax hike set to take effect on April 1st.
Jury members in the trial of a UBS trader accused of gambling away $2.3 billion at the bank's London offices retired on Wednesday to consider their verdict.
Fewer than a dozen European leaders have so far accepted an invitation to attend next month's Oslo ceremony to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union, this year's controversial winner, the Nobel Institute said on Wednesday.
Sweden needs to introduce language and cultural knowledge requirements for would-be Swedish citizens, according to one political scientist at an expert panel in Stockholm on Wednesday.
A self-confessed fan of the Leonardo DiCaprio film "Catch Me If You Can" appeared in court on Wednesday, accused of cooking up bizarre lies to steal a total of €375,000 from eight women.
A road construction worker is dead and another man is injured after an articulated truck from Poland crashed on the side of A13 highway in the canton of Saint Gallen on Wednesday.
A 17-year-old boy in southern Sweden was charged on Wednesday with the murder of his 19-year-old sister, who died in April after being stabbed more than 100 times with two knives and a pair of scissors.
The head of Berlin's intelligence agency stepped down on Wednesday, the fifth German intelligence chief to do so this year, after revelations that files on right wing extremists were illegally destroyed rather than archived.
Several Android users in Berlin have had their bank accounts emptied after text messages from their bank containing TAN numbers were "caught or diverted" by a computer virus.
Sweden Democrat MP Erik Almqvist will step down as the party's economic policy spokesman over racist statements he made on a film clip and his subsequent denials, party leader Jimmie Åkesson announced on Wednesday.
In the run-up to Wednesday’s friendly football match between Sweden and England in Stockholm, a group of Swedish teenagers got the chance to meet the English national football team and watch them practice.
Redundancies in Sweden are on the rise, with a fresh report showing that twice as many workers were laid off in October compared to the same month last year, making for a labour market climate similar to that of 2009.
Divers are to be deployed on Wednesday in the search for Chloe Rodriguez, a French teenager who went missing on Friday afternoon in Barjac in south-western France.
Donations greater than 20,000 kronor ($2,950) to political parties in Sweden will now be reported openly, according to an agreement among all parties represented in the Riksdag except the Sweden Democrats.
German babies are up to three times more likely to be born by caesarean section in western parts of the country than in the east, a study released on Wednesday revealed.
The head of Germany's Federation of Trade Unions warned against the effects of austerity cuts in crisis-wracked southern European countries Wednesday and voiced solidarity ahead of Europe-wide rallies and strikes.
Wage earners with annual salaries of more than 315,000 francs face paying a one percent solidarity tax to help fund Switzerland’s unemployment insurance system starting in 2014.
Police worked through the night into Wednesday to evict a camp of environmental activists occupying a forest in western Germany due to be cut down to make way for brown coal excavation.
A row at the Libyan embassy in Berlin on Tuesday escalated into a fight in which seven men were injured, one seriously. The cause may have been army veterans' demands for unpaid salary.
A teacher in Lunel in southern France took the wheel of a school bus on Monday as it careered onto the pavement after the driver fell unconscious.
A new French record was set in the Euromillions lottery on Tuesday, with some lucky punter claiming a cool €169.8 million in prize money.
The average disposable income of households in Switzerland was 6,825 francs a month in 2010, according to new government figures.
An English teacher from New Zealand has won his battle against deportation after his case became a cause celebre in eastern France when his students and locals rose in support.
French president Francois Hollande on Tuesday underlined that the government was committed to reforms to plug a multi-billion euro deficit, denying strains with Germany over how best to combat the debt crisis.
The Sweden Democrats called a crisis meeting on Wednesday morning after daily Expressen published a film showing finance spokesman Erik Almqvist and two others push a drunken man and use words like “whore” and “darkie” in a clip from 2010.
Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party said on Tuesday it had turned to the constitutional court for confirmation of its legitimacy, as regional interior ministers were said to be seeking a ban on the group from the same authority.
Amid a long-standing feud between the town hall and residents of Rickenbach, in the southern reaches of Germany's Black Forest, the town's mayor has been fined €18,000 for faking an arson attack on his office.
More than 150 children, most of them foreign-born and some as young as three years old, have been victims of human trafficking in Sweden, according to a report released on Tuesday.
A German court on Tuesday began hearing the country's first lawsuit over a health scandal surrounding French-made breast implants found to leak silicone into women's bodies.
Sweden's EU Minister has criticized the latest European Union long-term budget proposal, arguing that Sweden "cannot accept" that its rebate will be cut.
Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Steven Gerrard is not "a normal English player", as the Liverpool midfielder prepares to win his 100th England cap in Wednesday's friendly between the two countries.
The flawless 'Archduke Joseph" diamond, from India's famous Golconda mines, broke several world records when it was sold at auction in Geneva late Tuesday for 20.3 million francs ($21.47 million).
Dairy farmers in Sweden are threatening to use their tractors to block all dairies in the country if the price of milk does not increase.