The high-speed rail journey between the three biggest Swedish cities is about to get longer.
Frontex is stepping up efforts to help EU countries repatriate migrants who have their asylum claims rejected, the director of Europe's border force agency said on Wednesday.
Cars bearing the stamp of once-defunct manufacturer Borgward will once again roll off an assembly line in north Germany from 2018, the firm said Wednesday.
The wealthy central German state of Hesse has set aside €1 million to build a school, family homes and an orphanage in northern Iraq, in an effort to help refugees there.
Whether it be efficiency, humourlessness or a love of a certain Baywatch star, there are many cliches stuck in the heads of foreigners about Germany. But how true are they?
The new Swedish-American boss of telecoms giant Ericsson has revealed he will not vote for the Republican nominee in the forthcoming US presidential election.
A German court on Wednesday gave a woman a year's suspended jail sentence for posing as the cousin of a victim in last year's Germanwings plane crash and obtaining compensation offered by the airline.
Trading in ailing Italian bank Monte Paschi di Siena (BMPS) was repeatedly suspended on Wednesday amid highly volatile trading in Milan.
Russia has withdrawn a request for its aircraft carrier group to be refuelled at the Spanish port of Ceuta, authorities confirmed.
Reports from the scene say scores of migrants are still in the area of the Jungle despite French authorities claiming "mission fulfilled."
The migrants died on an inflatable dinghy, flooded with fuel and seawater.
Sweden has closed 81 percent of its overall gender gap according to the World Economic Forum.
A second grade student at the Gakori school in Alta was subjected to extreme bullying on Tuesday when he was stripped from the waist down, hung up by the feet and then had rocks thrown at him.
A couple accused of luring women to their village home with personal ads started trial on Wednesday over charges that they tortured and killed at least two of their victims.
Head of luxury Cannes hotel has been found alive after being kidnapped in Nice on Monday.
Denmark's Dong Energy, a major operator of offshore wind farms, said on Wednesday that it was eyeing a sale of its oil and gas business in the North Sea.
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Guard dogs were not proving enough of a deterrent to thieves at a car breakers yard in eastern Spain so the owner has brought in a pair of fighting bulls.
The Interior Ministry is drafting a law which will enable public spaces to be filmed for surveillance purposes as a reaction to deadly attacks in July, according to a newspaper report.
UPDATE: A union representing cabin crews on Lufthansa's budget airline Eurowings has announced that strikes will last all day Thursday as ongoing contract negotiations continue to falter.
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Two Russian warships equipped with long-range missiles have entered the Baltic Sea after passing Denmark.
Russia has criticized plans to deploy more than 300 American troops in Norway, saying it would do nothing to make northern Europe safer.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday for internet giants to make public their closely-guarded algorithms, claiming that they are not giving people diverse enough information.
Switzerland is beautiful in all seasons, but as these photos show, autumn is a special time in the alpine country.
The amusement park in Rome has had a child-friendly makeover and is set to open on October 27th.
The leader of the anti-Islam movement reportedly used money from Pegida's coffers to pay for two personal court cases, German media reported this week.
Scientists at the University of Malaga found the embryo of a shark with two heads and just one body.
The Local investigates what Sweden's new drone ban could mean for businesses in the country.
Denmark's largest film festival is back in cinemas and beyond.
... including extending the ridiculously short time limit for registering a new baby.
An ice cream a day could be the key to good health and better sport performance, an Italian study shows.
Globally, it will take 170 years to achieve gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum.
The Norwegian public has known little about Crown Prince Haakon's private fortune, but now the heir to the throne has lifted the veil a bit after being questioned by Dagbladet.
Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities said on Wednesday, but no charges have yet been laid.
Migrants leave behind a scorched camp as they are moved to locations across France.
Spain is facing international pressure to refuse permission for a Russian warship flotilla to refuel in Ceuta en route to continuing airstrikes against the Syrian city of Aleppo.
The European Commission on Tuesday demanded "clarifications" from seven eurozone countries over their draft budgets, including Italy.
The founder of Scandinavia's first female-led mosque is a soft-spoken "imama" who has riled conservatives with her views on marriage but others say her project is not progressive enough.
French nationals no longer feel at home in the UK, ambassador says. But Brits in France have been greeted with sympathy since the referendum.
Two men have filed a legal bid to prevent the Swiss assisted suicide association Exit from helping their older brother to kill himself.
Telecoms giant Ericsson has appointed a new CEO after a turbulent year for the company.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has threatened to veto the EU's budget over a lack of solidarity from European neighbours as it struggles with a huge influx of migrants.
The Vatican on Tuesday urged Catholics not to scatter the ashes of the dead after cremation and instead to store them in places approved by the Church.
Germany's foreign ministry Tuesday scrapped a planned symphony performance on the Armenian "genocide" in its Istanbul consulate, sparking accusations that it was caving in to Turkish pressure.
Mohammed Jahangir Alam, one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, who fled the country in 2008 after allegedly raping a woman, was found working in Tenerife.
Naval officers hailed as heroes for saving migrants at sea are now under investigation for manslaughter.
The topless pics sparked fury among the royals.
US Open champion Stan Wawrinka has reached the second round in Basel after going out in the first round for the past four years.
Sweden's pharmacies are banning teens under 18 from buying more than one pack of pills at a time.
Good news at last. But it's unlikely to keep President François Hollande in his job.
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A man has been arrested in Sweden suspected of involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide which claimed 800,000 lives.