Norwegian beer makers have reacted with fury to "surreal" rulings by two state agencies forbidding brewers from reviewing beer or showing pictures of beer on their own websites.
A Stockholm woman fed up with male passengers on public transport taking up the space of women sitting next to them, has started a blog snapping secret pics of straddle-legged commuters and posting them on the internet.
A jogger who was attacked by four dogs shook off her bite wounds and battled to save the life of the animals’ owner after he suffered a heart attack trying to pull them off her.
A suburb of Mjällby, southern Sweden, which has been known by locals as ‘Negro Village’ for forty years, will be changing its name after a storm of recent attention.
A 27-year-old German man has been living at the Gothenburg Landvetter airport for two months having no wish to return to Germany and nowhere to go in Sweden.
Deutsche Bank will pay €800 million to the heirs of a media mogul whose empire collapsed after the bank’s CEO said investors were not willing to lend him any more money, the German media reported on Monday.
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen plans to spend millions of dollars to buy 10 oil tankers, hoping that their fuel capacity will give him an edge in a market facing severe overcapacity, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
40 percent of recruiters are checking potential employee’s social networking pages during the hiring process, a figure which has shot up from last year, according to a recent report.
The Olympics Committee cannot stop the Tongan luger whose apparently amazing name coincidence was revealed to be a German underwear firm' marketing ploy, from taking part in the Games should he qualify.
Norway has selected 24-year-old one-time refugee Tooji Keshtkar to represent the country at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
A Swiss billionaire and a Belgian baron were found guilty on Monday in a groundbreaking trial into 3,000 alleged asbestos-related deaths, and were sentenced to 16 years each in prison.
Every second Swede is at risk of developing dementia, according to a new study from Umeå University, which concentrated on the 85+ population in northern Sweden.
Swiss hostage Daniela Widmer has reportedly given birth to a baby boy while in captivity in Pakistan.
After a 28-year-old woman was pulled off her bicycle and raped by an unidentified assailant in Malmö over the weekend, and police are fearing it could be the work of a budding serial rapist.
Norway’s former Minister for the Environment, Siri Bjerke, has died at the age of 53 after a long battle with cancer.
A German company which studies drug prescription habits for the pharma industry is accused of selling raw data to drug companies, in what magazine Der Spiegel said on Monday could be a huge data protection scandal.
Germany needed Shitstorm, according to a group of language experts who elected the word as the top English contribution to the German language last year.
Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer had no knowledge of a critical report on the Gripen jet, the aircraft chosen to replace Switzerland's ageing F5 fighter fleet, his spokeswoman told Swiss radio on Monday.
Eleven Muslim refugees have been housed by Social Services in a brothel in Thurgau in north-eastern Switzerland.
Since the new Social Democrat party leader Stefan Löfven took up the post at the end of January, the party is gaining strength in the polls, causing political experts to speak of a ”Löfven-effect”.
A German physiotherapist who ran barefoot over snow for five kilometres in less than 25 minutes has gotten into the Guinness Book of Records – but paid for it with bloody feet which needed medical treatment afterwards.
With the Swiss looking likely to reject an initiative extending paid holiday time to six weeks, politicians and academics believe a mixture of fear and Calvinism are keeping workers off the beach.
Families of children in Sweden suffering from narcolepsy caused by vaccination for the swine flu can expect some form of compensation, Swedish health minister Göran Hägglund said on Sunday.
The new leader of the Social Democrats Stefan Löfven has indicated he's ready to negotiate with the government over the future of nuclear power despite a previous party decision to phase out nuclear energy in Sweden.
Princess Astrid celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday evening with a dinner at the royal palace hosted by King Harald and Queen Sonja.
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on the streets of Germany over the weekend to voice their opposition to a copyright law which they fear the government will sign, despite having put it on hold.
German ministers continued to increase pressure on Greece to implement savings measures over the weekend, despite the Greek parliament voting clearly in favour of a radical reform packet which provoked riots in Athens.
A witchcraft trial is re-opening in Cologne on Monday in the hope that one woman will have her name cleared, centuries after being burned at the stake.
Car magazine Autoplus has tipped off motorists on the most likely places they are likely to be caught speeding by putting together a list of the 100 busiest speed cameras and radars in France.
The mayor of the city where the Love Parade stampede killed 21 people a year and a half ago has been voted out of office in a rare example of German recall democracy.
One in five Swedes believes that people rise from the grave after they've died, a new survey has shown.
French film The Artist cleaned up at the BAFTAs on Sunday night, the British equivalent of the Oscars.