German industrial giant Siemens and Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia will continue with their Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) venture after failing to find buyers for part of it, NSN said on Wednesday.
Lawyers representing Swedish prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's representatives of having a "19th century" attitude to sexual consent as they opposed the Australian's bid to have an extradition order overturned.
The German government wants to encourage the construction of new coal and gas power plants with millions of euros from a fund for promoting clean energy and combating climate change.
A TV commercial advertising a Swiss milk brand called “Heidi” was shot in New Zealand, a move that has angered Swiss tourism officials in the real Heidiland.
Anti-abortionists from the youth movement "Älska livet"(literally “Love life”), the youth branch of pro-life organisation "Ja till livet" ("Yes to Life"), are recruiting children by asking them to sign a petition to get a glass of juice, according to details in a report in Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN).
Five French soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Kapisa, NATO's alliance force and a local police chief said.
German authorities have seized a Boeing 737 aeroplane controlled by Thailand's crown prince at Munich airport, saying the Thai government owes money to a now insolvent German construction company.
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A German doctor who killed an English patient with an accidental morphine overdose has been fined €7,000, but frustrated medical authorities say they do not have the power to strip him of his licence to practice.
A bus driver in Marseilles has gone on sick leave after being assaulted by a passenger on Monday evening for refusing to allow a veiled woman to board his bus unless she agreed to show her face.
Astrid Lindgren's World, Junibacken, Fotografiska, Stockholm Adventures and Kungsleden are among those nominated for this year's TRIP Global Award for the "best experience in Sweden".
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has accepted a guest professorship at Berlin University of the Arts (UdK), it said Wednesday, although it was unclear when he will be able to take up the post.
The future of cash-strapped Swedish automaker Saab remains uncertain after doubts emerged over the finances of potential investor Vladimir Antonov and the revelation that the company has substantial tax debts.
Germany on Wednesday played down the need for a crisis summit of eurozone leaders in response to eurozone debt debt contagion, saying finance ministers were already working on a rescue plan.
Catholic priests, despite the community suspicion fuelled by widespread child sex abuse revelations, are no more likely to be paedophiles than other men, a top criminologist investigating Church abuse in Germany has said.
While Swedish classes for immigrants are all well and good, the best way to acquire Swedish fluency and boost integration is to encourage immigrants to enter the labour market as soon as possible, argues linguist Sandra Ljung.
Lawyers representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his battle to overturn a decision to extradite him from the UK to Sweden to face rape allegations, are following a "quieter" approach to their client's defence.
Fotopedia and National Geographic Traveler magazine on Tuesday launched a software application that gives Apple gadget users an aerial tour of France.
Snowy owls have bred in the county of Jämtland in northern Sweden for the first time in 60 years, as a result of the excess of food available in what experts describe as a great "lemming-year".
Charities and non-profit groups are battling to cope with a dramatic fall in the number of young recruits since civilian conscription was scrapped and replaced with a voluntary scheme, media reported Wednesday.
Eva Joly, a Norwegian-French magistrate who once led a probe into one of France's biggest corruption scandals, was on Tuesday elected the French green party's candidate for next year's presidential vote.
Less than a week after Munich’s Winter Olympics bid was defeated, Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit said he wants the German capital to host the Summer Games.
A French NATO jet was scrambled Tuesday to intercept three unidentified aircraft over Latvian airspace, the Baltic state's defence minister said, as news reports said the planes were German.
Geneva, Zurich and Bern all come high on the list in a survey aimed at ranking the most expensive cities worldwide for expatriates.
Swedish customs officer at Skavsta airport, south of Stockholm, have made the airport’s largest bust of heroin to date when more than a kilo of the drug was found in a bag belonging to a passenger on Friday.
Raging thunderstorms hit many parts of Switzerland on Tuesday night, causing roads to rapidly flood while city streets emptied as frightened pedestrians fled for cover.
38,000 scouts from 150 countries are set to descend on Kristianstad in southern Sweden for an annual jamboree as an outbreak of measles in Europe has organisers urging vaccination to prevent infection.
French and Libyan officials talked up Tuesday the chances of negotiating Muammar Qaddafi's withdrawal from power and an end to the conflict wracking his country, after months of military stalemate.
Amid a sharp rise in the number of asylum-seekers arriving in Europe, the German government has rejected a move by the European Union to relax immigration laws.
Muslim leaders have slammed the lack of an Islamic spiritual counsellor in the German armed forces in spite of the fact that an estimated 1,200 Muslims serve in the Bundeswehr.
Chronic pain, bleeding and a miscarriage – these were all ailments that befell a woman from Östersund, in the the north of Sweden, caused by a forgotten contraceptive coil lodged in the woman’s body for a quarter of a century.
A regional branch of the conservative Christian Democratic Union has cancelled its summer party after making the same blunder as excitable teenagers: it posted an invitation on Facebook and forgot to click “private.”
Despite fresh figures showing that more than 70 percent of all emails sent in Sweden in June were spam, experts say that this is the lowest level circulated worldwide since 2008.
Sweden coach Thomas Dennerby is playing down suggestions that the Japanese will be at a height disadvantage when playing the "long-legged" Swedes for Wednesday's semi-final in the women's World Cup.