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Sexual harassment allegations against Social Democrat foreign policy spokesperson Urban Ahlin have prompted the party’s feminist faction to object to his appointment as chair of party's Riksdag group, delivering yet another blow to Social Democrat head Håkan Juholt.
The body of a German man killed on the Costa Concordia cruise ship was found on Tuesday, the Italian media said. Divers have recovered five more victims, bringing the confirmed death toll to 11.
German researchers announced Tuesday they had developed a process to make the most effective anti-malaria drug cheaper and easier to produce in large life-saving quantities.
On the same day Norway’s intelligence service (PST) said hardline Islamists remained the foremost threat to national security, leading government officials and the royal family have been singled out in a threatening online video.
A complaint from a former lingerie shop employee upset at being forced to wear a name tag displaying her bra size has prompted a Swedish union to file a discrimination lawsuit against the company that runs the store.
The first opponents of the World Economic Forum (WEF) have arrived at Davos to build igloos they will use as their protest base during the international conference.
Stock market success is impossible to predict but according to new research, certain ‘crystal clear’ trends have been discovered.
Credit ratings agency Standard and Poor's on Tuesday downgraded its rating for Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus by three notches due to the increased risk of a default on its short-term debt.
A group of 33 child refugees who fled the conflict in Libya last year have been resettled in Norway, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Fiery German socialist Martin Schulz was elected president of the European Parliament on Tuesday, replacing outgoing conservative former Polish premier Jerzy Buzek.
A jury of language experts has picked Döner-Morde (Kebab Murders) as 2011’s most despicable German word, saying that in the wake of racist murders the term reduced a victimised minority community to food hawkers.
Arnaud Montebourg, who came third in recent elections to choose the Socialist presidential candidate, has angrily denounced ratings agencies as "charlatans" in an interview.
Sweden’s education minister Jan Björklund has slammed the quality of the country's higher education system as he unveiled plans to revamp the way university quality is monitored.
People who suffer a broken arm display changes to the anatomy and activity of their brains after just 16 days, Zurich scientists have discovered.
BASF, the last firm still developing genetically modified crops in Germany is stopping its work, admitting defeat in the face of widespread European opposition to to the idea.
Radical Islamists pose the biggest threat to Norway even though it was a right-wing extremist who carried out the twin attacks last July that killed 77 people, Norwegian intelligence service PST said on Tuesday.
The Soviet secret police and its Russian successor actively blocked a probe into the fate of Swedish Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg and Sweden was informed, researchers say, citing a recently unearthed document.
Those hoping that winter had given up on Germany this year should reach for their gloves – temperatures are set to plummet over the coming few days, resulting in frost and ice even in more protected areas.
Geneva once condemned Jean-Jacques Rousseau and burned his books, but is now preparing to celebrate his birth 300 years ago with pomp.
Apartment prices in Sweden plummeted 11 percent in December, ending a year marked by flat or declining real estate prices across the country, according to new statistics.
Swedish police have launched a murder investigation after a 38-year-old Norwegian woman and her baby daughter were found dead on Monday in an apartment in Arboga in central Sweden.
Former world number one Mats Wilander was taken to hospital on the eve of the Australian Open in Melbourne after falling and lacerating a kidney, his company said on Tuesday.
German airports are slowly offering more free internet access, but progress is slow, with only Cologne Bonn Airport providing unlimited free surfing.
Volkswagen and BMW issued recalls on half a million cars this week – with VW warning that fuel lines in their most modern diesel engines can leak, and BMW saying their Minis could catch fire due to electrical problems.
A nursing home employee in southern Sweden has been dismissed after it was discovered that she lost her temper and threatened to kill one of her 90-year-old dementia patients.
Government figures will show a 16 percent increase in household burglaries in 2011 despite an overall drop in crime.
Athens has asked Switzerland to return a 480 BC silver coin sold in a Zurich auction for €80,000 ($102,000), a newspaper reported on Monday.
A German man suspected of strangling his wife has pointed the finger at the family dog instead, saying the Labrador could have smothered her to death by accident.
Passengers on a train from Paris to Marseille had little idea that a boa constrictor was slithering around them on Saturday evening.
France's entry for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, to be sung by Indonesian-born singer Anggun, will be recorded this week.
Speculators and China's super-rich have turned sour on Bordeaux's most prestigious, investment-grade wines, causing a deep dip in prices, year-end figures have revealed.
The time is not right for Sweden to recognize the Palestinian state or make any promises to upgrade the country’s status in the UN, said foreign minister Carl Bildt on Monday after the Centre Party recently made a u-turn on the issue.
France is to issue long-term bonds on Thursday in the first test of its market credibility in the wake of Standard & Poor's decision to strip the country of its cherished triple-A rating.
Polish authorities are hunting two Germans who are said to have dug up three crates of documents from the Auschwitz death camp and made off with them rather than handing them in.
Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt once again landed himself in hot water after saying that the government had “pushed through” defence policies with the help of the Sweden Democrats.