A regional train derailed on Monday after crashing into a transport truck at a railway crossing in Kradolf, a community in the canton of Thurgau, eastern Switzerland.
Onion Johnnies, the travelling salesmen whose berets and bicycles inspired Britain and much of the world's classic image of the archetypal Frenchman, are setting sail for England once again.
While on a trip to Russia, Michelin two-star French chef Thierry Drapeau lost a precious book containing recipes he noted down over 20 years, a top Russian chef said Monday, offering a 10,000 euro reward for its recovery.
A Mauritanian news website on Monday published images of a French citizen kidnapped last week by one of the armed Islamist groups controlling the north of neighbouring Mali.
Rating agency Moody’s revised its negative view of Swedish banks on Monday, citing low interest rates and Swedish households’ economic resilience.
Snow and sub-zero temperatures are on their way toward Sweden's south, according to forecasters who predict Stockholm residents may need to break out their shovels as soon as Wednesday.
At least 14 people were killed on Monday when a fire spread through a workshop for people with disabilities in southern Germany. Seven more are said to have been injured.
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is opening a fourth distribution centre in France, creating 2,500 jobs.
They might not be many, but Russian tourists are the ones to empty their pockets when visiting Sweden, a new report shows.
A Swedish woman heading home after a Saturday night out with friends had her journey rudely interrupted when she was knocked off her bicycle by a rear end sticking out from a passing car.
As London gets swept up in "Scandimania", one Swede has found himself in the driver's seat. The Local talks to the only licensed Swedish cab driver in London about his unique career, getting the Swedish PM in his cab, and Sweden’s presence in London.
Zurich’s Kunsthaus says it is set to become Switzerland’s largest art museum after city voters agreed to an expansion that will double its size.
Consumer confidence in Germany appears to be faltering, as fears about Europe's sovereign debt crisis and the slowing economy dents household sentiment, a poll found on Monday.
Brace yourself for a winter onslaught this week, as waves of wind, cold and even snow roll across the country, the German weather service DWD said on Monday.
Tickets to Eurovision 2013 final went on sale on Monday, with music aficionados snaffling up seats to the Malmö shows in a mere 22 minutes.
Swiss banking giant UBS was hit twice over on Monday for allowing a rogue trader to commit massive fraud, with British regulators imposing a nearly $50-million fine and Switzerland banning its investment bank from staging takeovers.
Alleged neo-Nazi terrorist, Beate Zschäpe broke her lengthy silence to speak with officials about wanting to testify, life in prison and how she disliked her lawyers, it emerged on Monday.
Germany is hoping eurozone finance ministers can clinch a deal on unlocking vital funds for Greece later on Monday but strongly rules out accepting losses on its Greek debt holdings, a spokesman said.
Sweden's ambassador to Australia took an Australian columnist to task for defending WikiLeaks-founder Julian Assange against rape allegations, documents recently released by the whistleblower website reveal.
Swiss authorities have charged a former SNC-Lavalin executive with money laundering over mysterious payments by the Canadian engineering firm, according to Canada's and Switzerland's public broadcasters.
Immigrants to Germany are better educated and find it easier to get a job than earlier arrivals, a new survey showed on Monday. But male newcomers from other EU countries have the best employment chances.
French Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg does not want steel giant ArcelorMittal in France anymore and is looking for an industrial partner with which to take the group's operations there over on a temporary basis, he said Monday in an interview.
Around 100 protesters on Monday occupied land at Notre-Dame-des-Landes where work is slated to begin on the construction of a new airport near Nantes.
The murder trial of a 17-year-old boy suspected of fatally stabbing his 19-year-old sister more than 100 times with two knives and a pair of scissors started in southern Sweden on Monday.
Following the success of Missing People, a group that helps find Swedes that have been reported missing, a dog lover in central Sweden has launched a similar project for missing family members of the canine variety.
"YOLO," short for "you only live once" has been voted the most popular new German youth expression of the year, the second time in four years that a word derived from English has won.
Swiss reinsurance group Swiss Re estimates that it will have to pay around $900 million in claims stemming from damage done by Hurricane Sandy to the east coast of the United States.
A man convicted for fatally abusing his 10-year-old stepson Bobby and then dumping the boy's body in a lake in one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Sweden in the last decade has been released after serving six years in prison.
France's main right-wing opposition party was close to collapse on Monday after talks failed to resolve a bitter leadership dispute and an ex-prime minister vowed to take the battle to the courts.
German police have arrested a man after he allegedly set his pregnant wife on fire in a cafe in Dortmund. Both the woman and her unborn baby survived, but the attacker faces attempted murder charges.
Swiss voters backed by a wide margin on Sunday changes that give the federal government stronger powers to order vaccinations of farm animals to control disease.
Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's three-mast ship Maud, long abandoned in the Canadian Arctic ice, will be salvaged and repatriated mid-2013, a Norwegian group announced Sunday.
Britain's financial regulator has fined Swiss bank UBS £29.7 million ($47.6 million) for failings that allowed trader Kweku Adoboli to commit the country's biggest fraud.
A hunter in southern Sweden died on Sunday after a member of his hunting team shot him in the head while aiming for an elk.
Germany’s Sebastian Vettel became the youngest driver to become a three-time Formula One champion after a dicey race in Brazil.
An online integration campaign by Sweden’s Green Party has been marred by "racists", who uploaded images of criminals with foreign backgrounds including one picture of Stockholm suicide bomber Taimour Abdulwahab.
Angela Merkel has tried to ease the concerns of Germany's Jews over a disputed court ruling against circumcision, becoming the first chancellor to address the Jewish community's annual council meeting.
Swedish football fans descended upon the Råsunda stadium in northern Stockholm on Sunday to take home souvenirs before the grounds are officially demolished.
The German government is reportedly planning to reinstate a ban on bestiality, with fine of up to €25,000 for all forms of sex with animals.