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A 27-year-old Swedish man has been arrested after injuring a female security guard so badly in a Norway bar fight during the weekend that she was pronounced dead on Sunday evening.
The Sweden Democrats' youth wing wants to entice jobless immigrants to leave the country by offering them "goodie bags" complete with tips on how to facilitate immigrants' departure.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman on Monday defended her support for French President Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election, arguing his Socialist rival had also come to Berlin to back the German opposition.
German women have to contend with the biggest gender gaps in wages and career opportunities in Europe, according to a new study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Twelve dead Swedes who have spent several years in the deep freeze, pending the legalisation of an “environmentally friendly” burial procedure, may be buried against their families’ wishes.
France gave a cool reaction Monday to Vladimir Putin's return to the Russian presidency, but accepted that his controversial election victory was not in doubt.
When time came to bring a travelling exhibit on his life's work to Europe, Tim Burton had no qualms about choosing Paris over his adoptive home city London – and its "horrible" press.
Germany’s public health insurance companies made €4 billion in profits last year, bringing their total reserves to more than €10 billion. The news has re-opened a debate on what to do with the extra cash.
The German government is confident of winning the necessary two-thirds majority in parliament to approve the EU's new pact to control budgets, a spokesman said on Monday.
The world's biggest watch event opens in Basel this week on the back of a bumper year thanks to Asian demand for luxury timepieces.
Tourists are being warned about a rise in pickpocketing in the German capital after the number of reported incidents climbed nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of 2011.
Equality Minister Audun Lysbakken has resigned over revelations that his department granted funding to a feminist self-defence organization attached to his own Socialist Left Party.
Commentators have reacted angrily to news that a 66-year-old retired member of the clergy has given birth to twins following in-vitro fertilisation treatment in Ukraine.
A sixty-eight-year-old retired police captain shot his wife and 103-year-old aunt before committing suicide in the small town Biot on the Riviera.
A geneologist claims French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist rival François Hollande descend from the same 17th century peasant.
French schoolgirls as young as eight wear padded bras, high heels or take make-up bags to school, it has been claimed. Now an parliamentary report has proposed putting a stop to the sexualization of young girls.
Last week the 28-year-old man known as Daniel H was sentenced to conditional life imprisonment for the murder of 16-year-old au-pair Lucie Trezzini – but many believe the term is not harsh enough.
Childcare services and charities do not know what happens to at least 20 percent of babies that are handed in to them anonymously, a recent study has found.
When 12-year-old Oscar rang the emergency services to alert them of a fire which ended up killing a 5-year-old girl, he was told by operators to stop making prank calls.
A woman from Örebro, in central Sweden, in need of renewing her driver’s licence, got so tired of being told her signature didn’t fit within the allotted space that she drew a star instead – and was approved.
A third of all prisoners in Norway are foreign citizens, new figures show.
Germany wants to work with incoming Russian President Vladimir Putin constructively and to extend a strategic partnership, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Monday.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that it was “better to be a dictator than gay,” in reference to German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, after his human rights record was questioned.
When police in southern Sweden went to check up on a car, parked carelessly near a perilous crossing, they found the two car thieves fast asleep in the stolen vehicle.
A security guard who was taken to hospital at the weekend after a row at a pub in Porsgrunn, south-eastern Norway, was pronounced dead on Sunday evening.
The world record for the most magicians in a magic show was broken on Sunday night, when 106 sorcerers appeared in a gala in the southern German town of Tübingen.
Public service strikes began across western German states on Monday morning, with tens of thousands of staff expected to take part in a protest for higher wages.
Not checking Facebook regularly causes angst and concern for around one million of the 4.5 million Swedes who use the social media site, a new study has found.
Heirs of a Qatari prince who died in 2000 are taking HSBC Suisse to court to obtain $2.6 billion they say he had on deposit with the bank, the Swiss weekly Le Matin Dimanche reported Sunday.
Internet players are set to make a big splash at the world's biggest IT fair opening in Germany Tuesday, a development likely to widen the event's appeal from a traditional devotion to pure technology.
Three people are dead and four people in custody after three suspected murders took place in and around Stockholm at the weekend.
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he snubbed the chance to join Arsenal because Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wanted him to have a trial period.
Pippa Middleton, sister of Duchess of Cambridge Catherine, made it across the finish line Sunday in Sweden's gruelling Vasaloppet cross-country ski race.