A bus carrying a group of German schoolchildren on holiday heading to Croatia veered off a motorway in Slovenia Monday, injuring three adults and three children, the police said.
Several thousand Finnish ice hockey fans crossed the border to Haparanda in northern Sweden late on Sunday night after their spectacular 6-1 World Championship win, forcing local police to call for reinforcements to control order.
The 71 million people covered by Germany’s statutory health insurance system may soon be forced to pay up to €840 ($1,195) per year over normal premiums, according to the the head of the state insurance association.
The diocese of Lund is going against church policy by investing in companies that make money through distributing porn.
Seven people were hit in a lightning strike during a soccer game on Sunday, as heavy rain over the weekend broke Switzerland's recent dry spell.
Facebook, the world's largest social network company, is planning to invest in a giant server park in Luleå in northern Sweden, local media reports.
As the Scandinavian sun continues to pour more and more light onto Stockholm, The Local has compiled a list of off-the-beaten-path ways in which you can soak up the slowly warming sights and sounds of the Swedish metropolis.
Berlin might already be a leafy city, but a growing number of urban gardeners are adding to its guerrilla greenery in public spaces. Christine Madden reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Europe should remain in charge of the International Monetary Fund and stressed the presumption of innocence of IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who has been arrested for attempted rape in New York.
Police are looking for a tall, slim man in his mid-twenties in connection with the killing near a popular swimming spot in Malmö in southern Sweden last week.
A branch of the Christian Democrats in Skåne in the south of Sweden, has made a u-turn on same-sex adoption and is motioning for the party to change its policy at its annual conference in the summer.
Voters in the Swiss region of Zurich, which has become known as a hub for "death tourism", voted on Sunday against plans to restrict assisted suicide to local residents.
Voters in Canton Uri have rejected the planned construction of a second road tunnel under the Gotthard massif, a non-governmental group said.
A fire broke out in the roof of a high-speed ICE train carriage occupied by 400 passengers in Bavaria on Monday morning, police announced.
An influx of beavers is causing trouble in the Bern area, with their constant digging posing a threat to buildings and trees.
Sweden's German-born Queen Silvia has begun an investigation into the nature of controversial ties between her father and the Nazi regime, the palace said Sunday.
Want to see the pope during his visit to Germany in September? Those interested in attending services in Berlin, Erfurt or Freiburg can now register online, Catholic Church officials have announced.
Swedish car maker Saab has signed a new framework agreement with China's Pang Da Automobile, the firm's Dutch owner Spyker said on Monday.
Another explosion shook Malmö, in the south of Sweden, in the early hours of Monday when an explosive device detonated outside of the floating nightclub Prince Bernhard.
A German man scooped the title of world's best beard on Sunday after impressing competition hosts in Norway with his facial hair featuring a moose and a Norwegian flag.
In an effort to signal a break with the past and whip up fresh momentum, the pro-business Free Democrats have blasted the “bureaucratically fossilised welfare state” and called for an end to parenting payments.
The Love Parade disaster in which 21 people were killed and hundreds injured in Duisburg last July was partly the result of serious police mistakes, media reported Monday.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Sunday evening Greece could be granted an extension to the repayment of its massive debt but only if private creditors are also involved.
A cruise liner carrying some 2,000 crew and passengers spent much of Sunday adrift in the Baltic seas after a power outage, according to the Swedish sea rescue.
Sweden were given a hockey lesson in their World Championship final clash with Finland on Sunday, with their Nordic neighbours coming back from a goal down to walk away wit the title 6-1 in the Bratislava arena.
The Red-Green opposition claimed 45.8 percent of the vote in the election re-run in Västra Götaland in western Sweden on Sunday, with the Alliance parties polling 42.3 percent and the Sweden Democrats 5.8 percent.