A deputy mayor plagued by sleeping problems and infections in the throat, ears, eyes and sinuses believes a Sami politician cast a spell on him over local school closures in the far north of Norway.
Broke west German towns are preparing to break open their piggy banks – by getting the savings banks that they partly own, to contribute to public budgets.
A police chief in southern Sweden found guilty of sexually molesting several women, after he allegedly exposed himself to them and touched their breasts, at a police station in Malmö has lost his job and will be forced to pay a hefty fine.
Sales of Apple’s iPad and other tablet computers have more than doubled in the past year in Sweden, where tablets are now selling better than ordinary desktop computers.
As France takes stock after a shoot-out on Thursday which killed the man believed to have murdered seven, including three Jewish children and a rabbi, Germans were warned they could face the same horror on their streets.
A teaching assistant who allegedly sexually molested students 15 times at a school for children with learning difficulties in Sweden was charged on Wednesday.
A Swedish woman serving as the curator of Sweden's official Twitter account has posted pictures of herself breastfeeding and whipped up an online storm just days after her takeover of the account.
In an exceptionally emotional debate, characterized by unusual unity across party lines, the German parliament took a first step Thursday toward approving an organ donation law.
Biological fathers do not have the right to legal paternity if their kids already have a daddy, the European Court for Human Rights ruled on Thursday, rejecting the pleas of two German men.
Investigations into allegations of child abuse have been launched against the director and an employee of a nursery in Neuchatel.
The number of people out of work in Germany will continue to fall this year, even if not so sharply as in the past two years, the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) forecast on Thursday.
The alleged Al-Qaeda militant believed responsible for a killing spree is dead, interior minister Claude Guéant confirmed on Thursday, after he resisted a raid on his besieged home in southern France.
In a video address recorded at his home and aired on Wednesday, ex-Swiss People's Party leader Christoph Blocher insisted he should be entitled to parliamentary immunity from prosecution.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in Sweden shortly after lunch on Thursday, after spending a few days in Norway on their official trip to Scandinavia.
Norwegian social workers, who sparked a diplomatic row by removing two Indian children from their parents, said on Wednesday they were calling off a deal to place the kids with their uncle in India due to a spat inside the family.
Gyrating wildly in the great outdoors, an energetic team of unidentified naked beefcakes has startled a Norwegian city by having rampant sex with some of its most famous sites.
Former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder is facing a future as a house-husband after his wife Doris was elected to stand for his Social Democratic Party in their home city of Hannover on Wednesday night.
A rise in the number of young people getting drunk has prompted the government to commission a series of adverts to tackle the problem.
This Week's Highlights: English theatre in Munich, a “Dream House” in Berlin, and “the world's most glamorous opera star sings in Hamburg.
Swedish prosecutors have launched a preliminary criminal investigation into suspicions that a Swedish military agency may have broken the law in connection with plans to help build a weapons plant in Saudi Arabia.
The leader of the far right Front National party, Marine Le Pen, has called for a referendum to be held on the death penalty, following the murders of soldiers, children and a teacher in southern France.
Two men who deliberately killed a wolverine by repeatedly running it over with their snowmobile faced a court on Wednesday over allegations of aggravated hunting crimes and animal cruelty.
A New Zealand court granted Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom NZ$60,000 (€36,800) a month in living expenses Thursday as he awaits a US bid to extradite him on online piracy charges. His request for a butler and nannies was rejected.
Switzerland's trade surplus reached 2.7 billion francs ($3.0 billion) in February, up from the 1.6
billion francs in January, with the watch industry leading export growth.
Swiss architect Bruno Giacometti, the younger brother of sculptor Alberto Giacometti, died on Wednesday at age 105, the Zurich art museum, of which he was a patron, announced.
A probe into the conduct of the Nobel Foundation following criticism of some of its choices for the Peace Prize has been dismissed, Swedish authorities said on Wednesday.
Removing all informants from the far-right NPD party would leave German investigators without enough insight on the neo-Nazi scene, Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said Thursday amid pressure to stop all information payments.
A class of 13-year-olds at a Gothenburg school were given the word “negro” (neger) and “negroes” to translate as part of their English language education, which some of the students have found inappropriate.
A panel of Mexico Supreme Court judges ruled Wednesday against releasing French woman Florence Cassez, sentenced to 60 years for kidnap, but agreed to further study her appeal.
The man suspected of seven murders in and around Toulouse says he "wants to die holding his weapons", the country's interior minister told French radio on Thursday morning. "We hope he is still alive."
The two top teams in the Bundesliga will face off in Berlin's Olympic Stadium on May 12 for the German cup final, following a win Wednesday evening from Bayern Munich.
A fringe candidate for next month's French presidential election on Wednesday alleged that the Queen of England owes her fortune to drugs money laundered by "Jewish bankers in The City".
A probe into the conduct of the Nobel Foundation following criticism of some of its choices for the Nobel Peace Prize has been dismissed, Swedish authorities said on Wednesday.
Armed men were spotted on a roof in central Sweden on Wednesday afternoon, prompting five police cars to rush to the scene only to discover the supposed sniper was part a group of eager media students shooting a film.