Police investigating the killing on Sunday of a 4-year-old boy in Ljungby in central Sweden have said they are interested in learning more about a red car that was seen in the area.
A Sweden Democrat politician from Malmö who was called a “bloody foreigner” by the chair of her housing association has been awarded 180,000 kronor ($27,000) in damages for racial discrimination.
Swiss prosecutors on Friday said that they had uncovered a mafia organisation that has been involved in drug and arms trafficking as well as money laundering dating as far back as 1994.
Anti-gentrification activists protesting rising rents in Berlin disrupted a tour of luxury flats organised by a property internet portal on Thursday evening.
Germany’s biggest airport was expanded by a runway on Friday, when Chancellor Angela Merkel ceremonially landed in Frankfurt on it in a government plane.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been implicated in a police probe into pimping at a French luxury hotel which has uncovered evidence that he attended sex soirees with prostitutes paid for by businessmen.
A swimming pool in Aix-les-Bains will review its policies after it was criticized for closing its doors to the public so that pupils from a Jewish school could swim uninterrupted.
A doctor from the north of Sweden was recently found to have offered drugs for sexual favours to women with a history of drug addiction.
Police arrested a 36-year-old man on Friday afternoon for his suspected role in the execution-style murder of a couple on a farm in western Sweden.
Christmas Markets are the perfect cheap festive getaway to buy all the presents in one place while having fun yourself.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil confirmed Friday that a large new oil discovery in the North Sea announced earlier this year is twice as big as previously thought.
Funding to save Swedish carmaker Saab from bankruptcy has fallen through as Chinese investors would now rather take the company over, the Saab administrator said Friday, asking a court to halt the reorganisation process.
Swiss Federal Railways has agree to put measures in place to protect employees working in an alley below the tracks from faeces and urine dumped by older model train carriages.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her party there will likely be an increase in the write down of Greek debt, while trying to play down reports of disagreements with France over the European debt crisis.
Controversial rock band Rammstein has been banned from performing in Munich on a German Christian holy day commemorating the dead – even though other concerts are allowed on November 20.
Zurich prosecutors are investigating if Swiss far-right party Swiss People's Party (SVP) flouted racial discrimination rules in a campaign ad that details crimes committed by two Kosovars.
Over the last year, the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet, SMI) has seen a rise in reports from people in Stockholm contracting food poisoning from tuna.
Ahead of the Swiss federal election on Sunday October 23rd, The Local's Meritxell Mir speaks to political expert Marc Bühlmann about the rise of the SVP, the battle for the centre ground, and the challenges facing the left.
German business confidence deteriorated for the fourth month in a row in October, data showed on Friday, as Europe's economic powerhouse begins to feel the pain of the region's debt crisis.
Being educated at an international school gives students huge advantages. Now students can be educated online by the International School of Berne, Switzerland from anywhere in the world.
While the frustration expressed recently by the children of imprisoned Swedish-Eritrian journalist Dawit Isaak is understandable, it's important to consider how Isaak would handle a case such as his, argues historian Susanne Berger.
Facebook has offered a special exemption from its data handling practices to Schleswig-Holstein after the northern German state's data protection commissioner complained about the online social network's popular "like" button.
A paediatrician charged for having caused the death of a newborn baby at Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital in 2008 has been acquitted by the Solna District Court in a case closely monitored by the Swedish medical community.
The earnings of Norwegian ship magnates, heirs to tobacco fortunes, the prime minister and a couple of comedians were all laid bare on Friday, when the tax agency published its annual tax lists.
German insurer Victoria ignored warnings from intelligence services and insured an internationally wanted terrorist for more than two years – with policies worth up to €2 million – according to internal papers seen by the Handelsblatt newspaper.
There is growing momentum for a cross-Channel "metro" link from the French port of Calais to the English county of Kent, after a meeting on Thursday between business leaders and politicians.
A report published by Le Monde claims that 17 percent, or one in six, of teachers in French high schools are suffering from burn-out, characterized by physical, mental and emotional exhaustion.
Two young men who bared and took pictures of the breasts of a passed-out 18-year-old woman are not guilty of sexual molestation because the girl wasn't aware that she was being molested at the time, a Swedish court has ruled.
Fears that John Galliano's anti-semitic outburst in February in a Paris bar might harm the Christian Dior fashion house he once headed proved unfounded when the group announced a 17.6 percent increase in sales.
Germany might still be known for its high-speed autobahns, but in cities, bicycles are now so popular that a war of words has broken out between drivers and cyclists over who rules the road.
The German states are hoping to strongly regulate the country’s numerous gambling halls, which they say are a haven for addicts and crime.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the new Libyan regime to pursue democratic reforms, after the death of Muammar Qaddafi in a final assault on his hometown Sirte.
Looking for someplace new to grab a drink in Stockholm after a long day at the office? Contributor Gwen Ramsey has some suggestions that will help you get out of your After Work rut.
Foreign minister Carl Bildt is not among the initial 40 people called to answer questions about oil company Lundin Petroleum’s activities in the Sudan, as prosecutors in Sweden continued an investigation into the company's activities.
The death of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi and the accompanying hope that the country could now begin a new era, has been welcomed by German politicians – although many regretted the fact that he will never now face justice.
Japanese electronics giant Sony hopes to work more closely with Swedish joint venture partner Ericsson on smart phone products, senior executive Kazuo Hirai said on Friday, describing rumours of Sony buying the Ericsson stake as "speculation".
US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron weighed in on the eurozone crisis with the French and German leaders Thursday, ahead of a crucial weekend EU summit, the White House said.