Germany can expect significantly more violent weather in the coming years due to climate change, according to a new study from the Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Potsdam.
Youth unemployment among immigrants has risen sharply despite a record number of vacancies in the Swedish labour market.
Almost 91,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were seized in Germany in 2010, a surge of 22 percent from the previous year, according to the Federal Criminal Police (BKA).
Russian financier met Sweden's enterprise minister Maud Olofsson on Tuesday to explain why he wants to invest money in cash-strapped car maker Saab.
Another woman died in Germany on Wednesday after being treated for infection with the virulent enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) bacteria on Wednesday, as government minister warned the situation remained "threatening."
Two major players within the Swedish aid sector are in dispute over responsibility for inviting a Burmese delegation to Stockholm, which is alleged to have had links to the country's military regime.
Swedish thriller writer Henning Mankell has been confirmed as one of the participants in the next international aid flotilla seeking to bring aid to Gaza at the end of June.
Firearms are becoming more readily available in Sweden with smuggling increasingly difficult to control, according to the police.
The eurozone debt crisis and higher energy prices have sapped German consumer sentiment, resulting in a third consecutive drop in the GfK index, the research institute said on Wednesday.
A Bundeswehr soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday when roadside bomb exploded near his Fuchs armoured personnel carrier, injuring a second German soldier and an Afghan translator.
Moves are afoot to give away thousands of condoms for free around Berlin – once a willing sponsor is found who would pay to have their logo on the packaging.
The Swiss economy is performing surprisingly well, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Swiss government introduced new rules Wednesday to protect products from the Alpine region. From the beginning of next year, the label "Alpine" can only be used for products that abide by the region's regulations.
A Gothenburg man seeking revenge on egg-throwing pranksters was forced to pay a heavy fine after smearing egg on one of the boys.
Switzerland said on Tuesday it has frozen anyassets that Syrian President Bachar al-Assad may have in the country, tightening sanctions Bern levelled against his regime last week.
A hotel in Hameln has provoked the ire of a historian and embarrassed city politicians by hosting jail-themed parties in cellars where the Nazis once imprisoned forced labourers.
Swiss MPs and journalists are set to travel aboard a Swiss ship taking part in an aid convoy bound for the Gaza Strip at the end of June, it was reported on Tuesday. The ten-ship flotilla was organized by human rights activists.
A flowering plant has been found at analtitude of above 4,505 metres (14,780 feet) on the central Swiss alps – a European record, Basel University said on Tuesday.
A 23-year-old man who had relationships with several confirmation candidates and has been convicted of a sex offence has been assigned a new job within the Church of Sweden.
Shares in Swiss commodities giant Glencore slipped in their Hong Kong trading debut Wednesday, following a similarly tepid launch in London for the year's biggest initial public offering.
Despite the potentially lethal consequences of a misplaced injection, the neurotoxin Botox and hyaluronic acid fillers like Restylane and Juvederm can be injected by anyone in Sweden today, according to a report by Sveriges Television (SVT).
Forced deportations of rejected asylum seekers are expected to increase by 30 percent compared to last year due in part to Sweden's new asylum policies.
The government is planning an informal deal with energy companies, dropping the fuel element tax in return for cooperation in Germany’s switch-off from nuclear power, according to government sources.
Daimler has complained against a Facebook group and contacted employees who said they ‘liked’ a comment on the page calling the car giant’s CEO a liar.
All German airports closed during Wednesday because of the ash cloud from an Iceland volcano have opened again.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not on his way to Real Madrid, according to his agent Mino Raiola, who was responding to Italian press reports linking the big Swede with a switch back to Spain.
A firework injured Helsingborg's goalkeeper, who was then attacked by a supporter on the pitch, prompting officials to call off Tuesday night's match against archrivals Malmö FF in the latest instance of football supporter violence in Sweden.