Holders of half-fare travel cards for Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) are set to receive a modest gift in the mail.
Two cases of the tropical virus Zika hitting Brazil and other South American countries have surfaced in Switzerland, federal health authorities say.
UPDATED: A blast at the Mood shopping centre in the ritzy Östermalm district on Tuesday night was not a bomb, police have confirmed.
Swiss exports dropped last year following several years of consecutive growth but Switzerland still managed to post a record trade surplus — thanks to the strong franc.
Sweden is holding a Turkish cargo ship in a port in the south west of the country, authorities said on Tuesday, amid reports that it was carrying explosives and was bound for the Middle East.
For the first time since the fall of the Berlin wall more people are moving to former East Germany than are leaving it, a new report shows.
A 70-year-old paraglider from southwestern France got more of an adventure than he bargained for on Monday.
Sweden could be at war in just a few years, a top military officer has claimed in an internal document sent to soldiers and Swedish Armed Forces staff and seen by Swedish media.
UPDATED: Travellers in France faced disruption on Tuesday as taxi drivers, air traffic controllers, and civil servants went on strike. Follow the latest here.
The eastern European women were forced to work as prostitutes in the Milan area.
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After Tuesday's protests the French Prime Minister has promised to find an answer to end taxi drivers' woes.
A 17-year-old girl who was physically and sexually attacked in Sønderborg will herself face charges for using pepper spray to fend off her assailant.
The five candidates to take over the presidency of Zurich-based Fifa from the banned Sepp Blatter are stepping up their campaigns a month ahead of the vote to decide world football's future boss.
A hospital in western Germany made a mortifying mistake last week, telling the wrong family about the death of their loved one.
Police were alerted after the British International School of Stockholm received its second threat in a week on Tuesday.
A tanking market in HongKong hit Swiss watch exports for 2015, which fell for the first time in six years.
Concepción Picciotto has been protesting for world peace outside the gates of the White House since 1981.
The captain, the British insurer and the owner of the Prestige tanker that sank in 2002 have been declared liable for a devastating oil spill, one of Europe's worst environmental disasters.
A landslide at a planned and highly controversial underground nuclear waste site in France has left one dead
Spain's child protection services are investigating whether to take action against a matador who fought a bull with his infant daughter in his arms.
More than half of small and medium-sized companies in Germany believe the mass migrant influx can help alleviate the country's shortage of qualified labour and most are willing to hire refugees, a survey revealed on Tuesday.
Britain has failed to learn from its past and draw lessons for the future in the same way as Germany - and that's a shame, argues Tom Barfield.
Six prestigious schools in Paris get anonymous calls claiming bombs have been hidden on the sites.
A host of top Serie A stars have been implicated in an elaborate tax evasion scam.
Using Hitler, Gaddafi and Kim Jong-il teddy bears, the Norwegian Heart and Lung Association wants parents to be aware of the dangers in their kids' bedrooms.
A fake machine gun is never a good idea, especially not around Paris, and especially not now.
Three nuns claim they have been kept against their will in a cloistered convent in the Spanish pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela.
You would think that no one could have a problem with the birth of a baby. But these racist comments prove otherwise.
Spain's incumbent Popular Party has been rocked by yet another corruption scandal.
Swiss entrepreneurs envision underground tunnels for the transport of goods by automated vehicles to relieve traffic congestion above ground and to improve logistics for retailers, suppliers and delivery firms.
The Kremlin on Tuesday turned Russian media reports about the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Berlin into a diplomatic spat with Germany.
UPDATED: The judge overseeing the trial of a Stockholm doctor who kept a woman in a bunker for six days was visiting the crime scene on Tuesday. The suspect admits taking the victim there but denies raping her.
What is it about Sweden which sparks such incredible creativity? SI News tackles this question in a five-part series, speaking with startups and founders.
No one in France seems to have any sympathy for the taxi drivers. Here's why, writes Oliver Gee.
The government wants to toughen up Austria’s liberal admissions policies and make it a less attractive destination for asylum seekers.
If the Schengen open borders agreement is suspended, thousands more migrants could arrive in Italy.
"We're not Isis, we just want laws to be respected." Hear what French taxi drivers have to say.
Spaniards eat the least fast food of any industrialized nation, after Italy. But is that about to change?
German inventors have made contributions to our everyday lives in more ways than you may know.
Two Austrian cousins who found an envelope stuffed with cash worth €16,000 on a ski piste in Salzburg and handed it to police are being hailed as heroes by the Danish tourist who lost the money whilst skiing.
Questions have been raised after a vegan man who refused to wear leather combat boots was declared unfit for Swiss military service.
Italians also gave up wine at the official dinner out of respect for the Iranian President.
UPDATED: For the second time in a week, the British School of Stavanger was evacuated because of a bomb threat.
Fancy owning the certificate to Napoleon's secret wedding? Now's your chance.
While the threat of terrorism hangs over Europe, Norway’s Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) says the country is a bit safer than before.
For a long time Spaniards have wanted nothing more than an emoji in the shape of Spain’s national dish and now their wishes have been granted.
Versace went for see-through and ultra-sexy dresses as haute couture shows hit Paris on Monday.
It's a new year and that means a new season of taxes. Americans must report their income to the IRS no matter where they live - or face hefty fines. Are you ready?
Shares in Spain's troubled flagship renewable energy giant Abengoa rose sharply on Monday.
Switzerland's Roger Federer moves closer to the elusive 18th Grand Slam crown he says he is yearning for.
Young people are aware of the need to care for and protect the environment but place it low on their list of personal priorities, a new study has found.
The plan to seize refugees' valuables has gotten most of the attention, but that is just one part of the bill approved by parliament on Tuesday.
Italy was Iran's biggest European trading partner before the sanctions.
Greece is Europe's whipping boy again - this time over accusations it isn't controlling its sea border with Turkey. German voices are among the sternest.
UPDATED: "Most misunderstood bill in Denmark's history" was passed by a huge majority of MPs on Tuesday.
Termini is Italy's biggest railway station.
UPDATED: Peter Dahlin, a Swedish human rights activist arrested in China earlier this month returned home to Sweden on Tuesday after being deported.
Four cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Italy.
From teachers to taxi drivers, why are so many French workers on strike on Tuesday?
Video streaming is about to arrive at your Spotify account if you live in Sweden, the US, Germany or the UK.
Perhaps a surprising startup hub given its remote location in the frozen north, Sweden is an excellent place to launch a business, argues Jonas Vig, Swedish CEO of Stockholm-born startup Bambuser.