The Nobel Foundation ruled on Monday evening that Ralph Steinman will retain his share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine even though he died before being named recipient of the award.
As giant beer glasses are stored away for next year and tents taken down, Oktoberfest officials are left trying to trace the owners of lost items from bras to this year a live giant grasshopper.
As Germany celebrated its Unity Day on Monday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that much work remained to be done to ensure the country remained strong and united, as well as a vital part of Europe.
Volvo Car Corporation is terminating production at their plant in Uddevalla, in western Sweden, when they take over sole ownership of the company in 2013, the company announced on Monday.
A shootout between police and three Frenchmen who robbed a jewellers in southeastern Spain left one of the gang dead and the others under arrest, police said Monday.
Beer halls in Munich were packed with thousands of revellers on Monday as the year’s rollicking 178th Oktoberfest came to a conclusion.
US President Barack Obama will welcome Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg to the White House on October 20th for talks on the Arab Spring and Middle East peace, US officials said on Friday.
The families of victims of Norway's July massacre on Saturday visited the island of Utøya where a right-wing extremist massacred 69 people, mainly youths, on July 22nd after killing eight people in central Oslo.
A Swedish driver caught speeding in Switzerland last year is due to appear in court this week to appeal his hefty fine, despite posting an incriminating video of his 260 km/h ‘travel adventures’ on Facebook.
Spanning 450 square metres, with rooftop terrace and sweeping balcony, a newly converted flat in Östermalm, Stockholm and set to go on the market for 58 million kronor ($8.4 million) could set an all time high.
Ralph M. Steinman, one of the three researchers jointly awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discoveries related to the immune system, died last week at the age of 68.
Switzerland on Monday decried violence that led to the cancellation of the weekend's derby between FC Zurich and Grasshopper, with the country's biggest newspapers calling on police to patrol stadiums.
An ICE express train failed to make a scheduled stop in Wolfsburg on Saturday – the third time it has happened this year, despite repeated promises from Deutsche Bahn that it would stop missing the city.
Jules Hoffmann, a French biologist and former president of the French National Academy of Sciences, was among three scientists to win the 2011 Nobel prize for medicine for work on understanding how the immune system is activated.
The bodies of two Dutch divers were recovered from the popular dive site of Hemmoor lake near Cuxhaven on Sunday.
Switzerland's far-right SVP has launched a new initiative calling for the deportation of foreign criminals at the same time as a pre-election projection suggests the party will retain power later this month.
A female guard at a jail south of Stockholm was killed on Monday after being beaten by an inmate, police have confirmed.
90-year-old Ganna Chyzhevska, suffering from dementia and heart disease, but scheduled to be deported to Ukraine on Monday, has been given a short reprieve, allowing her family and supporters to rally behind her.
A Swedish driver caught clocking Formula 1 speeds in Freiburg last year is due to appear in court this week to appeal his hefty fine despite posting an incriminating video of his ‘travel adventures’ on Facebook.
Danedream won Europe's most prestigious horse race the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday to give Germany only their second win in the race in a record time of 2 minutes 24.49 seconds.
68 percent of French people think that Nicolas Sarkozy will lose in next year's presidential election, according to a new poll out on Monday in newspaper Libération.
A half-tonne atomic bomb 20 times as powerful as the two dropped during the Second World War has gone on display at the Norwegian Aviation Museum in Bodø.
Six million school children may notice a change in their school canteen menu after new rules were announced by the government on Sunday to improve the quality of lunchtime menus.
Art lovers in Switzerland are in for an irrational treat as the Fondation Beyeler of Basel curates Switzerland’s first ever comprehensive exhibition of Parisian Surrealism.
Swedish industrialist and scholar Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), who made a substantial fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, established the Nobel Prizes in his will.
Three researchers have been jointly awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries related to the immune system.
The former ecology minister who quit the government after being passed over for the job of prime minister in 2010 announced on Sunday evening's TV news that he will not be running for the presidency next year.
A macabre tour of Utøya Island, where 69 teenagers were maniacally gunned down in July, has been arranged by the decimated Labour Party for the foreign and domestic press corps.
A former minister as well a celebrity author and television personality Marcus Birro both announced on Sunday their plans to challenge embattled Christian Democrat leader Göran Hägglund for the party's top spot.
The average murderer in Sweden and neighbouring Finland are drunk men armed with knives who kill on the spur of the moment, according to a new study.
Imagine visiting St. Petersburg, one of the most majestic cities in the world, without having to fly there and avoiding the headache of the visa-application process. Well, it’s now possible – via the St. Peter Line - which recently started a direct visa-free cruise from Stockholm to St. Petersburg.
German authorities released four alleged Islamists on Sunday, the day after police arrested them on suspicion of illegally obtaining weapons ahead of a major reunification ceremony in Bonn.
Commuter trains in the south of Stockholm were hit by widespread disruption on Monday morning after weekend work on the Stockholm City Line tunnel project was not completed in time.
A 12-year-old girl was raped in the Lindängen area of Malmö between 6pm and 7pm on Sunday evening. The girl has reported how she was attacked outside by a man in his thirties.
Swedish think tank SIPRI has said in a new report that China's dependence on Russia for arms and energy imports has declined and Moscow's position when dealing with Beijing has weakened as a result.