Swiss scientists who found abnormal levels of polonium on Yasser Arafat's personal effects plan to visit the West Bank city of Ramallah this month for the exhumation of the late Palestinian leader's remains.
Switzerland needs 1,500 more police officers to deal with foreign gangs and rising cases of burglaries and thefts, according to the working group of the conference for cantonal justice and police ministers.
Former president Christian Wulff’s old spokesman has accused him of giving a false statement during a corruption investigation.
Despite intensive negotiations between Scandinavian Airlines, SAS, and union representatives the company and staff have not been able to reach an agreement and bankruptcy may be imminent.
A fire on board an SJ X2000 train put a halt to all train traffic to and from the central station in Stockholm as poisonous fumes spread across sections of the city centre.
German cancer experts are warning of a looming shortage of one of the most widely used drugs to treat the disease – because pharmaceutical companies say it is not financially worth their while to make it any more.
Green party leaders Claudia Roth and Cem Özdemir were re-elected to run the party for the next two years on Saturday. For Roth, victory was sweet after loosing her bid to represent the Greens in next year’s election.
An anonymous man has offered a 25,000 kronor ($4,000) reward for anyone who helps police arrest the teenagers who assaulted an 87-year-old woman in Helsingborg in the south of Sweden.
Christmas cheer came early to Sweden's Arctic mining town of Gällivare this weekend, where Santas from around the world gathered to compete in one of the world's most important but little known sporting events: the Santa Winter Games.
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik sent alleged neo-Nazi terrorist Beate Zschäpe a letter urging her to use her upcoming trial to promote far-right ideas, it emerged on Sunday.
A man has been charged with raising false alarm after faking a bomb threat in order to prevent a Malta-bound Scandinavian Arlines flight from taking off without him.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has said his team could live with the 1-1 draw against 10-man Nuremberg, which took the Bavarians eight-points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.
Six people were killed and two injured on Sunday morning in a four-car autobahn pile-up in southern Germany. Police said the crash was probably caused by a car going the wrong direction.