Sweden's pro-file sharing Pirate Party is on its way to Brussels having secured more than 7 percent of the country's votes in the European Parliament elections, according to early exit polls.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered losses in Sunday's European elections according to early projections, but they still had a clear lead over the humiliated Social Democrats.
Robin Söderling was unable to repeat his tournament heroics on Sunday as Roger Federer claimed an elusive first ever French Open title with a straight sets victory over the Swede.
A Swedish man who is studying to become a doctor in Gdansk, Poland was kidnapped, robbed and assaulted before being released on Friday night.
Stricken German retail giant Arcandor held talks on Sunday with rival Metro over a possible merger of their department store chains, after hopes of government aid looked dim, an Arcandor spokesman said.
A 16-year-old girl was found dead on Sunday morning in woodland in southern Stockholm. Police suspect murder and two teenagers have been detained for questioning.
The heads of Germany’s theatre and opera houses have called for investments in permanent ensembles and a freeze on the growing number of temporary work contracts handed out to actors and dancers.
More than 25 people were injured, some seriously, after a historic diesel-run train derailed after crashing into a truck at an unmanned railway crossing in the Eifel region in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate on Saturday.
A 31-year-old Bavarian man, Michael Basting, set a new world record in speed kissing on Friday by smooching 111 women in one minute at an event in Berlin.
Levels of PCBs and other toxic substances that babies consume via breast milk have declined considerably since the middle of the 1990s, a new Swedish study has shown.
Polling stations across Sweden opened their doors at 8am on Sunday to welcome voters in the EU parliamentary elections.
Germans head to the polls on Sunday to elect representatives for a new European Parliament amid fears of a low voter turnout.
Denmark left Sweden's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup finals in South Africa in 2010 hanging by a thread after a 0-1 win at Råsunda Stadium on Saturday night.
Two American soldiers at a military hospital in Germany visited this week by President Barack Obama have contracted swine flu and four more probably have the virus, officials said on Saturday.