Paris demanded an investigation on Wednesday after French television reporter Gilles Jacquier was killed in the Syrian city of Homs, a centre of opposition to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
An enterprising band launched a technological treasure hunt this week, challenging fans to find their new song, pieces of which are on computer memory sticks hidden in public places around the world.
Teachers in Swedish schools can, in certain situations, prohibit students from wearing Islamic veils that reveal only their eyes, the country's school's agency has ruled.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with the fatal stabbing on Wednesday morning of a 38-year-old Eritrean woman in Kristiansand, southern Norway.
At least 25 German women have suffered ruptures of breast implants made by the discredited French company PIP, according to the regulatory Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM).
Once again a small mouse, discovered aboard a flight between New York and Stockholm, has grounded a US-bound Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) flight, forcing 200 passengers to re-book to later departures.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said she had "great respect" for the economic reforms implemented by Italy, as the crisis-wracked country battles to bring down its debt.
A 13-year-old girl in a village in Bern canton is expecting to give birth this April to a child fathered by her 14-year-old schoolmate.
A coach driver travelling through a tunnel in central Stockholm on Wednesday was shocked when a giant iron bar suddenly penetrated his windscreen from the ceiling above.
German airline Lufthansa said on Wednesday it would not start using biofuel despite positive results from a six-month testing period on flights between two German cities.
Embattled President Christian Wulff’s woes are continuing, with party colleagues piling on the pressure about his lack of transparency and open discussions being held about who could replace him.
The Swiss government is considering limiting the number of work permits available for nationals in EU member states if the economic crisis persists.
Two men, aged 38 and 30, have been arrested in Malmö on suspicions of smuggling Iraqi citizens into Sweden using other people's Swedish passports.
Hundreds of Malmö residents turned out on Wednesday to follow the casket of 15-year-old Ardiwan Samir, who died after being shot on New Year's Eve, in a march arranged by the boy's family as a protest against violence.
A German teacher built pipe-bombs with his pupils, setting them off in front of the children who were not given ear or eye protection, according to allegations being investigated by public prosecutors.
Former Miss Denmark Line Kruuse Nielsen has sued the south-eastern town of Sandefjord after a fall on the ice ended her modelling career and left her with lasting injuries.
When the search for a missing 82-year-old in central Sweden proved unsuccessful, police resorted to desperate measures and consulted a clairvoyant.
A gang of teenage boys have been charged for ambushing and assaulting a 17-year-old boy in a playground north of Stockholm at the behest of a 16-year-old girl who had accused the boy of raping her.
Norway’s housing market looks increasing like a bubble waiting to burst, according to a highly respected Yale professor.
A publicity stunt by a French lingerie company in which three models stripped off and paraded around one of Paris' premier art galleries has not been welcomed by officials.
Broadband and telephone provider Free has announced plans to shake up the French mobile market by halving prices with its new service.
Smokers who toss their cigarette butts onto the street could face a fine of €35 ($45) under new plans unveiled by city authorities in Paris.
Victorinox has pulled from its technology pocket a version of its vaunted Swiss Army knife equipped with a solid state drive capable of holding all of the digital data in a person's life.
The news about the opening of the Austrian International School of Sex (AISOS), which spread like wild-fire through the international media, was staged by Swedish advertising agency Studio Total.
Ratings agency Fitch provided some relief to the French government on Tuesday when it said the country looked unlikely to be downgraded from its prized triple-A rating in 2012.
Nurses at the University Hospital in Linköping, in central Sweden, made to work over the Christmas weekend, were disgruntled to find out that they were given 440 kronor ($64) extra for the trouble, while the doctor on call received an extra 30,000.
A cargo ship ran aground in the Kalmar strait, between the Baltic island of Öland and the mainland, and police suspect the captain and the chief officer of being drunk on duty.
Steven Spielberg caught the filmmaking bug as a 12-year-old boy, and half a century on still goes "crazy" when he doesn't have a story to tell, he admitted to fans packing a masterclass in Paris on Monday night.
Violence at football matches in Germany’s top leagues has reached record highs, leaving police struggling to control it, the Interior Ministry said this week.
French Interior Minister Claude Guéant boasted on Tuesday that the country expelled a record number of illegal immigrants last year and vowed to significantly reduce legal immigration.
Ratings agency Fitch offered a ray of light for the eurozone Tuesday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel met IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Greece's struggle to cut its debt, amid tentative signs of progress.
Those who could not sleep after watching "Fatal Attraction" might want to avoid Cologne, where there are more reports of stalking than any other major German city, according to an analysis of police crime data.