A NATO summit in Berlin on Thursday threw its weight behind growing calls for Muammar Qaddafi to quit, as rebels fighting to topple the Libyan dictator reported an intensive bombardment of Tripoli by alliance warplanes.
Four men from the same family in eastern Sweden who are accused of posing as children on the internet and blackmailing paedophiles were remanded in custody on Thursday.
Sweden's Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) has ruled that a teenager in Ulricehamn, in the south west of Sweden, is guilty of drunk driving after pedalling his scooter forward with his feet while inebriated.
German President Christian Wulff shrugged off an egg attack by a lone assailant Thursday, saying it was the price of having the common touch.
An internal paper from the Environment Ministry warns of electricity shortages in May as the government continues to scale back its use of nuclear power plants, a media report said Thursday.
A schoolteacher in Arvika in central Sweden has been convicted of assault after striking a student talking on her mobile phone during class.
Exberliner, Berlin’s leading English-language magazine, spends April watching some skater girl action, discovers a hip Neukölln bar, finds new ways to get pampered plus gives a run-down of the best wholesome Easter weekend fun.
Sweden on Thursday advised its citizens against travelling to Syria as protests for greater freedoms intensified in the autocratic Middle Eastern country.
Archaeologists in the town of Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, have unearthed a 453-year-old wooden "tally stick" used to keep track of debts.
The German economy will expand faster than expected this year, spurring the government on Thursday to raise its growth forecast for Europe's economic powerhouse.
Swedes have never been more positive to refugee immigration, according to new figures from the SOM-Institute at the University of Gothenburg.
Swedish music streaming service Spotify has announced plans to implement new limits on its free service in hopes of encouraging more users to pay for the services premium features.
Swiss police on Thursday announced a major search for the bodies of missing twin girls who were kidnapped by their father in January, after a new witness came forward.
After years of contentious debate, Germany has decided to commemorate its reunification in 1990 with a gigantic seesaw memorial in the heart of Berlin.
Swiss commodities giant Glencore on Thursday announced the world's biggest initial public offering so far this year, saying it plans to list in London and Hong Kong.
With some 4 million Germans suffering from depression, reduced productivity and early retirement are causing rising economic costs of up to €22 billion each year, a new report said this week.
Russian financier and potential Saab investor Vladimir Antonov, who remains undaunted by recent troubles the Swedish carmaker, is currently being vetted by the Swedish debt office.
Authorities are investigating a roof collapse at a landmark shopping center in the Swiss capital that injured three.
The lower house of the Swiss parliament has approved an initiative to give voters a greater influence over foreign policy.
A pensioners' rights group in central Sweden has accused a Swedish bank of discrimination over plans to end cash handling services at local branch offices.
Swiss private bank Julius Baer said Thursday it has agreed to pay €50 million to end tax evasion probes launched by German authorities against it and its employees.
This week's highlights: A fleet parade in Potsdam, Polish movies in Berlin, and a long night of museums in Hamburg.
Some 700,000 German construction workers can expect bigger paycheques after their unions and employers reached a new wage agreement in Potsdam on Thursday.
Commuters using regional rail services faced major delays and cancellations on Thursday as train drivers staged another strike in an ongoing wage dispute.
NATO foreign ministers met Thursday in Berlin amid a growing rift over the pace of air strikes in Libya, as calls mounted for allies to intensify the bombing campaign to prevent a stalemate on the ground.
Schalke 04 will face English giants Manchester United in the semi-finals of the Champions League after beating holders Inter Milan 2-1 on Wednesday to knock-out the holders 7-3 on aggregate.
The NHL will play season openers in Europe for the fifth consecutive year with Sweden's capital Stockholm set to host two games in the three city, four club tour.
Swedish-Swiss engineering group ABB has announced that it has won a $120 million order for an ultra high voltage electricity line in China.
Swedish county health authorities should be allowed to pay for funerals in return for the relatives allowing the donation of the deceased's organs, Swedish researchers have argued in a new study.