Libya's new rebel government dismissed claims on Thursday that it had promised France control of 35 percent of the country's oil production, rubbishing a purported letter from their government.
Absolut Vodka smashed previous production records during the past fiscal year, shipping out 99 million litres of the popular distilled spirit from its factory in southern Sweden, the company reported on Thursday.
Swiss rail commuters can expect a price rise of around seven percent for tickets from 2013 after the government announced it is asking Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and other operators to pay more for use of the railway network.
A young Swiss woman has announced her plan to establish the first official naked hiking trail in Switzerland in the rugged hills of Zürich Oberland, but local authorities say they have not yet received a planning application.
Swedish political parties represented in the Riksdag are sharply divided as to whether or not should recognise a Palestinian government.
One of the most audacious art forgery cases in German history went on trial in Cologne on Thursday, with four people accused of making €16 million euros from selling fake modern masterpieces.
They might not be to everyone's taste, but perfumes featuring the fragrant bouquets of carrots, tar or even semen are seducing new customers with their promise of an unusual and highly original olfactory experience.
A lawyer representing 74 relatives of those killed in an airstrike ordered by a German colonel in Afghanistan two years ago, announced Thursday that they would be seeking damages from the German government.
Scientists at the Technical University in Munich have developed a microchip that can be implanted next to a cancer to monitor its growth.
Due to higher demands and less raw milk, Sweden’s butter shortage is set to reach alarming levels this year, according to the Swedish Dairy Association.
Swiss justice minister Simonetta Sommaruga opened an enquiry on Wednesday to find out why thousands of Iraqi asylum requests were ignored by the country's migration authorities.
Infants born to mothers who used moist snuff or 'snus' while pregnant are at a greater risk of suffering from apnea than children whose mothers merely smoked during gestation, a new Swedish study shows.
Germany announced on Thursday a drop in its public finance deficit to 0.6 percent during the first half of the year, the lowest level since early 2008.
Deutsche Telekom has suffered a major blow at the hands of the US Justice Department, which could block the sale of the German telecom giant's US subsidiary T-Mobile to the corporation AT&T.
Swedish universities and colleges have been rebuked by the Ombudsman for Justice (Justitieombudsmannen - JO) for demanding that applications for employment or promotions be written in English.
Pupils in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein have written an open letter to Christian von Boetticher, criticizing the former head of the state's Christian Democrats for opposing a lower voting age while having an affair with a 16-year-old.
French Socialists are distancing themselves from Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-IMF boss once tipped to beat Nicolas Sarkozy in next year's presidential vote, as he heads home after a New York
A 23-year-old man from Dalarna in central Sweden who thought he was being attacked by aliens from outer space has been charged for firing several live rounds from his apartment window.
France has secured a deal with Libya's rebel interim rulers to exploit a third of the country's oil reserves, the daily Liberation reported on Thursday, citing a letter to the emir of Qatar.
Recent revelations that Ingvar Kamprad was more active in Swedish Nazi movements than previously thought have called into question the Ikea founder's claims that it was simply a “folly of youth”, the AFP's Nina Larsson explains.
Fallen dictator Muammar Qaddafi's son Seif al-Islam vowed that loyalists would fight their rebel enemies to the death, as world leaders gathered in Paris on Thursday to plot Libya's post-Qaddafi future.
This Week's Highlights: Children's films screen in Frankfurt, Simon Rattle conducts in Cologne, and magical aquatic creatures parade through Berlin.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says the nine countries with a Baltic Sea coast are not doing enough to protect the very polluted body of water, although Germany is doing better than most.
England midfielder Joe Cole is moving to French Ligue 1 football champions Lille on a season-long loan from his current club Liverpool.
The former nurse of L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt has denied claims made in a new book that she reported seeing Nicolas Sarkozy receive envelopes stuffed with money at the home of the billionaire.
An Uppsala resident has been convicted of file sharing after having downloaded 2,880 songs from the internet, according to reports in Swedish media.
A New York court has rejected Bloomberg's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Swatch, which accuses the news agency of publishing information which was not destined for the public, it said on
The French unemployment rate fell slightly by 0.1 percentage points to 9.1 percent in the second quarter of 2011 from the level in the first quarter, official data showed on Thursday.
Sweden must improve its preservation of biodiversity in the Baltic, and decrease use of hazardous fertilisers, according to a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report published Wednesday.
Valuables worth hundreds of thousands of kronor left in police custody have disappeared in recent years, leading officials to conclude that police employees have been pilfering the goods, according to reports in the Swedish media.
A ban on alcohol in Hamburg's public transport system starts Thursday – though drinkers are being given one month's grace before the €40 fines are levied.
Swedish Automobile, the owner of troubled carmaker Saab, on Wednesday posted a huge first half loss and said it was still looking for funding to restart production.
Germany said Wednesday that it had recognized a new Libyan ambassador from the National Transitional Council opposed to Muammar Qaddafi.
Following a racy Playboy photo shoot by German football players ahead of the Women's World Cup this summer, twelve female footballers have gathered together for a sexy 2012 pin-up calendar.