Germany’s DAX stock index plunged nearly six percent on Thursday, suffering its worst decline since November 2008 amid growing economic concerns on both sides of the Atlantic.
A new exhibition at the legendary Berlin club Berghain highlights the artwork of its creative employees. Cinnamon Nippard gets in the door to take a peek.
French stocks nosedived on Thursday in line with exchanges across Europe amid fears of a new global recession.
The Swiss stock market plunged 4.15 percent in Thursday afternoon trade in a broad global sell-off driven by fears the global economic risked falling into recession.
The Stockholm stock exchange was down 6.2 percent on Thursday afternoon when trading closed, making the drop the steepest since November 2008. A broad fall among other European stock markets means fears of a recession are mounting.
The American father whose infant son was left unattended outside a restaurant in the United States has defended his Swedish wife's actions, claiming that 'hysterical' passers-by over-reacted.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy of France and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday jointly urged Syria's embattled leader Bashar Al-Assad to step down.
Students in Germany should start collecting receipts – a court has ruled their university costs can be offset against income taxes once they start working.
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria on Thursday expressed her gratitude to those who wished her well following news of her pregnancy, while newspapers across Sweden pondered the significance of the impending royal birth.
Swiss cities and national train operator (SBB) are planning a massive extension of public surveillance systems by installing more closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in public areas.
Police on Thursday arrested another teenager on suspicion of the blast at a pre-school in the Stockholm district of Sköndal last week.
As Sweden's southern metropolis of Malmö gears up for this year's Malmö Festivalen, contributor Caroline Bursell previews some of the event's main attractions.
Switzerland has decided to recall its ambassador to Damascus for consultations in protest at Syria's crackdown on protestors, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.
NATO has declined the offer from Sweden to provide a military unit especially trained to board naval vessels, a unit whose deployment was a condition for the Social Democrats to agree to the government's extension of the Swedish Libya mission.
The chairman of Germany’s second biggest airline Air Berlin resigned on Thursday, just a few hours after announcing increased losses and a drastic savings plan. He will be initially replaced by former Deutsche Bahn chairman Hartmut Mehdorn.
The birthrate in Germany climbed last year to its highest in more than two decades, but the number of children being born in the country per woman remains one of the lowest in Europe.
DNA tests show that one of the two French travelers killed in Argentina last month was raped by several assailants before being fatally shot, a law enforcement source told AFP Wednesday.
Thomas Voeckler, who captivated the French with his plucky performance in this year's Tour de France, found his two wheels were no match for four legs when he competed against a horse in a race on Wednesday evening.
There were fears that a shark that killed a French man two weeks ago had struck again on Tuesday when a British teacher die after being attacked while swimming off the same Seychelles beach.
Just nine months before the state election, the Christian Democratic Union in Schleswig-Holstein has decided on a new leadership duo after the party leader and top candidate resigned over a love affair with a teenager.
Pressure is mounting on IMF boss Christine Lagarde following the publication on Wednesday of a court document desribed as "damning" by investigative website Mediapart.
New evidence has emerged to suggest that the plane of Swedish UN secretary general Dag Hammarskjöld was shot down in 1961 and the incident then covered up by British colonial authorities.
There won’t be a licensed hunt on wolves in Sweden this winter following a government decision on Wednesday to scrap the controversial policy, while at the same time expanding the option to cull nuisance wolves.
The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) is launching a new campaign to stop ATM fraud following reports that more than 100 Sparkasse customers’ accounts were recently compromised in apparent skimming attacks.
Swiss cement giant Holcim said on Thursday its 2011 first half net profit fell by 4.2 percent to 586 million francs ($735.3 million), due to the franc's strength.
After the world's third wealthiest man, Warren Buffet, launched a call for higher taxes on the super-rich, some prominent French multi-millionaires have followed suit.
France's best-known film star Gerard Depardieu insisted on Wednesday he had been trying to urinate discreetly into a bottle when he splashed a plane's carpet and caused a flight delay, friends said.
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The Swiss government said on Wednesday it would spend two billion francs ($2.5 billion) to counter the impact of the strong franc on the domestic economy.
French Education Minister Luc Chatel said Wednesday he believed France had a lot to learn from the Finnish school system, which for years has outperformed other European nations in international rankings.
Google paid tribute on Wednesday to 17th century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat, transforming its celebrated homepage logo into a blackboard featuring "Fermat's Last Theorem."
Standard & Poor's is confident France will maintain its top AAA credit rating, the agency's European chief said Thursday, amid rumours of a possible downgrade amid intensifying eurozone debt strains.
Rather than the chill of a stethoscope or a cold hand, patients undergoing cancer screening could be steeling themselves for an encounter with a wet nose after German scientists published results of testing showing dogs can detect lung cancer.
Berlin police must now wear personal identification on their uniforms, but many German officers say the requirement puts their lives at risk. Moises Mendoza reports.
Sixty-nine-year-old German Heidemarie Schwermer never thought she could go so long without money, but what begun as a 12-month experiment became a unique lifestyle 15 years ago. AFP's Estelle Peard reports.
Doctors in Sweden may soon be writing prescriptions for cannabis, as the Swedish Medical Products agency (Läkemedelsverket) is close to approving a new cannabis-based mouth spray aimed at patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).
Cars burned in Berlin’s streets for the third consecutive night, as the authorities appeared unable to stop suspected anarchist arsonists. Vehicles were also set on fire in Brandenburg.
Bayern Munich have one foot in the Champions League's group stages after an easy 2-0 home win over FC Zurich in Wednesday night's qualification match.
In May, while Saab’s production lines stood still and clouds were gathering over the factory in Trollhättan, mother company Swedish Automobile treated themselves to a raise, according to a report on Swedish TV 4 News on Wednesday.
Two Swedish reporters who have been jailed in Ethiopia will remain in custody for another 28 days pending further police investigation, the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed on Wednesday.