A 65-year-old female guard was badly beaten by a prisoner at a south Stockholm detention centre on Wednesday morning.
Renault is set to embark on a project to build an ultra-economic car costing just €2,500 euros ($3,375), a French business newspaper reported.
Lithuanian prosecutors have issued a European arrest warrant for the Russian financier and Saab backer Vladimir Antonov on suspicion of fraud and money laundering.
Favourite of Ernest Hemingway, birthplace of the Bloody Mary, haunt of generations of expat Americans in Paris -- there are few watering holes that can boast the legacy of Harry's New York Bar.
A French appeals court ruled Wednesday that former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega could be extradited to his homeland to serve time for crimes committed during his iron-fisted rule in the 1980s.
German prosecutors said Wednesday they dropped a plagiarism probe against a former defence minister and mooted successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel after the multi-millionaire made a donation to charity.
German researchers have created a stunning 3D model of the Moon, using 70,000 images from NASA. They hope it will help lay the groundwork for future manned and unmanned lunar missions.
Economist Michael Sundblad, who offered his first month's pay in finder's fee to whomever got him hired, received a barrage of leads and got the confidence boost needed to nail his next interview.
A 30-year-old man from western Sweden has been detained after he stripped down naked and started asking people to have sex with him before attacking a female passenger and a conductor on a train traveling in central Sweden.
The three-day meeting of France's mayors in Paris this week has been besieged by candidates from some of the smaller parties who are hoping to stand in next year's presidential elections.
Baton-wielding French police battled anti-nuclear protesters Wednesday as the last convoy of German nuclear waste to be treated in France was prepared for its journey home.
The number of people coming to Sweden to work is rising at the same time as the number of refugees coming to the country is falling, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska Centralbyrån, SCB).
Swedes just can't seem to get enough of Wordfeud, a Scrabble-like smartphone app that has sucked up countless hours of free time, and may have even sparked a new trend in online dating, contributor Aila Stefansdotter-Franck discovers.
Mercedes, BMW, Audi and VW – Germany is a nation of car nuts. The Local List counts down the country's most legendary rides.
Popular no-frills airline Norwegian has announced it will open 16 new direct routes from Norway in January 2012, including tourist-friendly flights to the wildly beautiful Lofoten Islands and getaways to Corsica, Reykjavik and Kiev.
Several killings in the last few weeks have led Switzerland's Security Policy Committee to take steps to remove weapons from the hands of people with a history of violence.
A plan for major personnel cuts in Norway's Home Guard has militiamen up in arms ahead of an expected official announcement on Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepped up the pressure on Greece on Wednesday to commit to reforms, and held to her tough stance against European Commission proposals to introduce eurobonds.
Although Sweden’s emphasis on gender can at times seem a bit much to a foreigner, the battle to change perceptions of how a gender equal society can look, has made it a model to follow, Ruben Brunsveld observes.
The Financial Times (FT) has elected Swedish finance minister Anders Borg as the best minister for finance in Europe for 2011.
Prime minister François Fillon announced on Tuesday that plans to increase unpaid sick leave for private sector workers would be scrapped.
Roger Federer rated his masterful 6-3, 6-0 demolition of Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Finals as one of the best performances of his life.
The late German porn star known as “Sexy Cora” most likely died during breast augmentation surgery in January due to mistakes made by doctors, according to a formal investigation.
While Sweden seems to be at its most captivating during the warm summer months of June to August, here’s an insider tip — the country is just as beautiful during the height of winter. Here are 10 reasons to visit Sweden during winter.
A Finnish man, previously convicted of murdering three people in northern Sweden in 1988, escaped from a prison in Finland on Wednesday morning where he was serving time for drunk driving.
Swiss authorities have ordered all mineral water produced by San Andrea pulled off the shelves after the solvent butanone was discovered in two bottles, officials said on Tuesday.
As the euro crisis continues, French people are being warned they only have less than three months to hand in notes from their old currency, the French franc, if they want to be reimbursed.
A train carrying nuclear waste will be met by protestors when it leaves the northern town of Valognes on Wednesday as it heads to a storage facility in Gorleben in Germany.
Disgraced ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his heiress wife are suing a top aide of French President Nicolas Sarkozy and several papers for invasion of their privacy, their lawyers said Tuesday.
Gabon's late president Omar Bongo funded Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign, a former senior Gabonese official said, in a book to be published in France this week.
Germany's far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) may have had closer relationships with banned neo-Nazi groups than previously known, revelations that may give ammunition to those trying to ban the party.
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has admitted to concern over AC Milan's counter-attacking ability ahead of the clash between the illustrious rivals at the San Siro on Wednesday.
Two people have died and nine people have been severely injured in a massive car crash on the A9 motorway in Brandenburg.
Some thirty asylum seekers stormed out of housing assigned for them in Askersund in central Sweden on Tuesday in protest at "unsanitary conditions" while a further facility in Eskilstuna is set to close after a wave of violence.
Researchers at Linköping University have been tasked with establishing how common sexual harassment is within Sweden athletics, in the wake of revelations by Olympian Patrik Sjöberg that he was abused by his coach.
A new study shows roughly half of all physically disabled women in Germany have been sexually abused during their youth. Women are also subjected to widespread physical abuse, according to the study.
Shares in Germany's second-biggest bank Commerzbank have plunged 15 percent to a historic low on fears that it may need far more capital than once thought to meet EU requirements.
France winger Franck Ribéry scored twice as Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League's knock-out phase with a 3-1 win over Villarreal on Tuesday.