With exports to China still struggling in the wake of the Nobel prize debacle, Norway’s salmon industry is making inroads into an unlikely Asian market: North Korea.
Seventy years after the end of the Second World War, a watch worn by legendary US five-star general Douglas MacArthur sold at a Geneva auction on Sunday for 70,000 francs ($75,000), far above the estimate.
“It’s quite slow to start, but after a while, it get a bit quicker." A Norwegian kids show has shown how to do sex education properly, with the aid of a tomato, a vacuum cleaner and life-like rubber genitals.
Bad weather cost Switzerland almost 14 billion francs over the past 42 years — an average of around 300 million francs a year, according to a new report.
Spanish authorities on Sunday found the two cockpit recorders of the Airbus A400M military plane that crashed near Seville airport, killing four people, as Britain, Germany and Turkey grounded their models of the aircraft.
A dispute that erupted over a family’s refusal to pay for excess luggage at a check-in counter at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport on Sunday spiralled out of control to the point that police had to be called to the scene to try to mediate.
Angela Merkel on Sunday met Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Moscow for talks on the situation in Ukraine. Ahead of the meeting, she paid tribute to Soviet soldiers killed in WWII in an apparent compromise for snubbing Russia’s mammoth military parade a day earlier.
The hideout of former Cosa Nostra boss Toto Riina was inaugurated Saturday as Palermo's new station for Italy's carabinieri armed police force, in an event attended by Interior Minister Angelino Alfano.
The US intelligence agency NSA asked its German partner service BND to spy on the European country's engineering and technology giant Siemens, a German newspaper reported Sunday.
Thieves targeting a farm in southwestern Sweden were over the weekend left to loot the property in peace after the security firm alerted to the burglary turned up at the wrong address.
French arthouse movie director Agnes Varda is to receive an honorary Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes film festival, the first female handed the coveted award, organisers said Saturday.
Cuban President Raul Castro met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Sunday, thanking the pontiff for his role in brokering the recent rapprochement between Havana and Washington, a papal spokesman said.
A charming late 19th century house located in the centre of the small southern village of Ingatorp has come up for sale at a cost of just one month’s salary, possibly making it Sweden’s cheapest house.
UPDATED: A Swiss man killed three in-laws and a neighbour in a town near Zurich before turning his gun on himself, police said on Sunday, sending shockwaves through the normally tranquil nation.