The former chairman of Novartis, who faced a storm of protest over a 72-million-franc golden parachute, is leaving Switzerland, a Swiss newspaper says.
International Airlines Group, owner of the Spanish airline Iberia, has accepted a plan put forward by a Spanish government-appointed mediator which will see some 700 fewer job losses at the carrier than it originally planned.
Angry workers staged mass demonstrations in Spanish cities on Sunday, protesting the country's high unemployment rate and demanding political reform.
Sweden’s British-born Princess Lilian, a former beauty model who married King Carl XVI Gustaf’s uncle in 1976, has died, age 97.
Swiss skier Wendy Holdener claimed her first World Cup podium win on Sunday when she finished second in the women's slalom race at Ofterschwang, Germany behind overall World Cup winner Tina Maze.
After being the starring act for several years, the electric car backed into the shadows at this year's Geneva International Motor Show as carmakers grow weary of waiting for sales to take off.
From the summer of 2013, Swedish police will be able to access other European Union nations' DNA databases - a move which is expected to speed up international crime investigations.
Several hundred litres of oil leaked out of a commuter train in Lerum outside Gothenburg after it drove over a garbage bin that police suspect could have been deliberately placed on the tracks.
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura was delighted finally to keep a clean sheet as the Catalans extended their lead at the top of the table to 14 points with a 2-0 win over Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday night.
Sweden is home to a vibrant community of file-sharing activists, but it is also at the forefront of a global recovery in music sales driven by streaming music services such as Spotify, AFP's Sören Billing reports.
Ahmed Sohail is bewildered and angry. After eight years studying at the French government's expense, he was deported to Pakistan, one of tens of thousands of Pakistanis ordered to leave the EU last year.
The weather in Germany is currently offering a smorgasbord of snow, sun and rain meaning depending on where you are, you could get a tan or frostbite, Stern magazine reported on Sunday.
No longer the stepchild of kitchen or living room renovations, bathrooms have become the top focus for many German home owners with sales rising to €21.5 billion last year from €16.3 billion in 2005, it was reported on Sunday.
Following the successful referendum in Switzerland over manager salaries, there is growing pressure in Germany from leading politicians to give citizens a direct say on key issues, the Bild am Sonntag reported.
A former German hedge fund manager suspected of defrauding US investors of $ 200 million, was arrested in Italy on Friday following a tip from an FBI agent, Die Welt newspaper reported over the weekend.
German Health Minister Daniel Bahr has sharply criticised the first episode of a new RTL programme “The Jenke Experiment” in which the show’s host gets drunk on a daily basis to see how excessive alcoholism affects his life.
Over 3,000 people gathered in Swedish cities on Saturday to demonstrate against the clampdown on illegal migrants which has sparked accusations of "racial profiling" practices among the police.
Fire swept through an apartment building in southwestern Germany on Sunday, killing at least seven people, including six children, police said.
A snowslide broke out in Åre just a day after a powerful avalanche claimed a young man's life, leading police to appeal to skiers to avoid off-piste areas.