Germany has seen a tenfold jump in the number of women who hunt over the last 15 years, according to the German Hunting Association, heralding the fall of another male bastion. AFP’s Kate Millar reports.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Monday that Europe faces an "unprecedented crisis" but urged calm in the face of Standard & Poor's multiple eurozone credit rating downgrades.
A 38-year-old Norwegian woman and her 9-month-old baby were found dead on Monday in an apartment in Arboga in central Sweden.
A German couple allegedly forced a Delta Airlines jet to make an unscheduled stop in Florida on Sunday – after making inordinate demands for champagne and food and refusing to sit down despite being told to by plane staff.
Rabbit owners in Säffle in western Sweden are hopping mad after the media attention given to their stolen pets seems to have caused even more bunny burglaries.
Plans for a sightseeing trip to Saltsjöbaden to “see how the other half lives,” have been reported to police after coming under fire from residents of the well-to-do Stockholm suburb.
The internet was buzzing on Monday afternoon with footage of a slight dress malfunction of the excited wife of Golden Globe winner Jean Dujardin.
A leading fisheries consultant has warned that killing more seals and cormorants is the only way to reverse the trend of ever diminishing fish stocks in the Stockholm archipelago.
German police launched and then called off a manhunt on Monday after a dangerous criminal sawed through the bars of his prison window and disappeared over the roof – only to be found hiding in an attic room.
German dairy Müller Group has bought Britain's biggest supplier of fresh milk, Robert Wiseman Dairies, for almost £280 million (€338 million), the pair said on Monday.
Norwegian singer Lars Erik Blokkhus angered audience members and TV viewers on Saturday night with an ill-judged remark he made while picking up an award from two black artists at the national music awards.
Oil output in Norway, one of the world's leading exporters of the black gold, is expected to fall further this year following a 5.6-percent drop in 2011, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday.
Berlin Fashion Week kicks off on Tuesday, with an array of shows throughout the city during the week, runway shows at the Brandenburg Gate and the three-day Bread and Butter trade fair at Tempelhof Airport.
In 2010, 24 percent of all defendants in cases involving sex crimes were minors themselves, police statistics show.
A huge banner mocking Swedish AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic as a ”gypsy” in his native language was unfurled in the San Siro stadium by fans of Inter Milan during the local derby between the two Italian giants on Sunday evening.
A permit to run a publicly-funded, privately-managed free school is being sold on a popular Swedish buy-sell site, exploiting a legal loophole and angering politicians.
The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS) is trying to raise enough funds in the Gulf states to enable the construction of a 20-million franc ($21 million) prayer centre in the capital Bern.
A man carrying a Swedish passport who was arrested on terror suspicions in Thailand last week was indicted on Monday after leading police to a massive stash of bomb-making materials.
A government-appointed committee is set to make recommendations that will allow police and judges in Norway to wear clothing and personal effects with religious overtones, including the Muslim hijab.
One of Germany’s biggest banks has appealed for calm from vegetarians after an advertising spot featuring Dirk Nowitzki eating a peace of meat unleashed a furore on Facebook.
New rules being planned by the European Union which would limit the use of the label “Made in Germany” could cause “immense damage”, Germany’s industry lobby group warned on Monday.
Following the unofficial closure of the Christmas holiday season in Sweden, contributor Ruben Brunsveld reflects on the transformation of religious traditions into cultural ones.
An increasing number of Swedes are worried about future terror attacks in the wake of the Stockholm suicide bombing and the Norway massacre on Utøya, a new survey has shown.
Wolfsburg have completed the signing of Swiss international Ricardo Rodriguez from Zurich in a deal reportedly worth around €7.5 million, the German club confirmed on Friday.
Ten months after John Galliano was sacked over a racist outburst, Dior has yet to name a new chief designer -- but sales are booming. Which begs the question: how long can the French fashion house thrive without a couturier at the helm?
The government plans to launch an inquiry to study Swedish citizenship in hopes of finding ways to boost its value and use it as a tool for integration.
Swiss archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a female singer dating back almost 3,000 years in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for more police officers, fire fighters and teachers in Germany with foreign roots, saying integration works in two directions, in comments roundly criticised by opposition parties.
A 50-year-old woman was attacked by two men posing as police officers and then set on fire early on Sunday morning.
Russia's Nikolay Davydenko said Monday that "perfect" Roger Federer was distancing himself from problems in the men's game, weighing in after Rafael Nadal's surprise broadside against the Swiss.
The United Nations is in contact with a Norwegian UN worker kidnapped in Yemen and is negotiating his release with the tribe responsible for his abduction, a UN spokesman said Sunday.
Two French tourists died after the Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia sank off the coast of Tuscany on Friday.
Greece and Europe belong together, Germany's foreign minister said Sunday after meeting the debt-crippled country's leaders ahead of a week of tough talks for Athens with its creditors.
The mother of 6-year-old girl who was trapped under the ice in a creek in southern Sweden made a dramatic rescue of her daughter on Sunday, but not before the girl sustained serious injuries.
France braced on Sunday for the fallout from its credit rating downgrade as President Nicolas Sarkozy appealed for calm and vowed to carry out more reforms to lead the country out of crisis.
Two Chinese pandas landed in Paris on Sunday for a new life in a French zoo in a loan sealed after years of top-level negotiations between China and France.
Twelve Germans are missing from the huge cruise liner which ran aground and partially sank off the Italian coast on Friday night, killing at least six passengers and leaving scores injured.
French film The Artist won three Golden Globe awards at Sunday night's ceremony.