Following tests in the city and country cantons of Basel, cantonal police directors want to introduce electronic ankle bracelets equipped with GPS (global positioning systems) to track known criminals across Switzerland.
Switzerland's Fabian Cancelllara on Sunday won the prestigious Paris-Roubaix Spring Classic cycling race for the third time.
Disgraced former French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac tried to invest some €15 million ($19.4 million) in a Swiss fund in 2009, Swiss public television network RTS reported on Sunday.
Pressure is mounting on Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt to take action against the torture of Eritreans in Egypt and the blackmailing of their relatives in Sweden and other European countries.
A flock of camels escaped from a circus in southern Sweden on Saturday, blocking traffic before wandering off to a nearby parking lot where they took a leisurely stroll around the cars.
The government must get involved in the current controversy over which newspapers are allowed to attend a neo-Nazi trial in Munich later this month, Social Democratic Party chief Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday.
German internists said on Sunday they were pushing for better hygiene in the country’s hospitals, noting that as much as 40 percent of the roughly 500,000 infections annually caused by contagious germs in hospitals are avoidable.
A 24-year-old who lit a sleeping man on fire was convicted of assault after a video of the incident was posted on Facebook.
The fight as to who will lead Germany’s well known Der Spiegel news magazine appears to be turning into a battle of the sexes, as the company’s men and women reportedly back different candidates, it emerged over the weekend.
German Muslims are increasingly traveling to Syria to join radical Islamic groups fighting the Syrian government, a top German security official told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
Beer is still brewed in Germany according to centuries-old purity laws, but despite this German beer often contains arsenic, a study published on Sunday revealed.
The Stockholm-based organization Civil Rights Defenders has developed a high-tech plastic bracelet which uses GPS technology and social media to protect human rights activists around the world.
In two separate incidents, two women between 60 and 70 years old and a man in his sixties fell through the ice and died while fishing on the Swedish west coast on Saturday.
Two years after closing the beachside Spanish restaurant elBulli - repeatedly lauded as the world's best - celebrity chef Ferran Adrià is putting together an online culinary encyclopedia entitled "La Bullipedia".
Jose Juan Bigas Luna, a Spanish director and screenwriter who gave Penelope Cruz her first big screen break in the raunchy comedy "Jamón Jamón", has died aged 67 after a long struggle with cancer.
The foundation behind Wikipedia has accused the French DCRI domestic intelligence agency of forcing a volunteer to remove an article because it was deemed to contain military secrets.
France's highest Jewish religious authority, Grand Rabbi Gilles Bernheim, was hunkering down away from the media on the weekend after admitting to plagiarism in a book he authored.
Germany will open an investigation into some 50 Nazi guards at the former Auschwitz death camp for complicity in murder, media reports said over the weekend.