The “Swedish” national who was arrested in Kenya on suspicions of having links to the Somali Islamist militia al-Shabaab turned out not to be Swedish at all but Swiss.
New French President Francois Hollande arrived at German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office on Tuesday evening for talks set to be dominated by the eurozone crisis and Greece's political woes.
An Iranian rapper is in hiding in Germany after religious leaders said his songs were capital crimes and money was offered for his execution. It is said a song he wrote was offensive to Islam – he says it was critical of the Iranian regime.
French President Francois Hollande named Jean-Marc Ayrault, the head of the Socialist bloc in parliament and mayor of Nantes, as his prime minister on Tuesday.
The guests at an exclusive hotel in central Stockholm were forced to leave on Tuesday afternoon, with six fire engines currently fighting the blaze in the adjacent building.
A bottle of French wine dating back to 1774 fetched 46,000 francs ($49,200) at auction in Geneva
The Norwegian government pointed to the strength of the national economy on Tuesday in presenting a revised 2012 budget with a larger surplus, but it revised down growth prospects for the year.
The British Military Train ferried soldiers between Berlin and West Germany throughout the Cold War. It took to the rails for one last time last weekend, laden with former regulars and their memories. James Gheerbrant was on board.
On Tuesday the suspected serial killer Peter Mangs denied the court’s charges of the murder of 20-year-old Trez West Persson and the attempted murder of 22-year-old Xhafer Dani.
A German bin man who developed chronic knee pain from jumping out of rubbish collection trucks was told by a court his work-related injury was comparable to those suffered by top athletes.
Dubbed the ‘king of kitsch,’ Jeff Koons is perhaps the world’s most famous living artist – or to quote the Fondation Beyeler in Basel that has dedicated its summer exhibition to his work, “one of the most influential artists of all time.”
An African citizen was arrested in central Sweden on Monday on the suspicion of intelligence gathering activities against Sweden's national security.
A man set himself on fire on Tuesday outside the Oslo courthouse where Anders Behring Breivik is on trial for killing 77 people last year, but there was no evidence the two events were linked, police said.
A Swedish teenage girl, who was shopping at a discount department store in southern Sweden, was allegedly the victim of shopping cart rage when a 40-year-old woman rammed her with her trolley after a perceived insult.
Switzerland's Money Laundering Reporting Office has attributed a major increase in the number of reported cases in 2011 to the Arab Spring.
Germany and France test their historic bond on Tuesday with new French President Francois Hollande due in Berlin early on Tuesday evening in search of compromise over the eurozone crisis.
Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is facing a storm of criticism from several quarters after using the term "ethnic Swedes" in response to a question about Sweden's high level of unemployment.
German investor confidence fell sharply in May, following five straight months of increase data showed Tuesday, while a poll of Financial analysts showed growing concern about the eurozone debt crisis.
Mercedes is developing a smart accelerator pedal which pushes back against drivers who threaten to ruin fuel efficiency by putting their foot down too hard. It promises to reduce fuel consumption by 10 percent, the firm said.
Zurich residents with reservoirs of pent-up anger will soon be able to vent spleen in a controlled environment as speed hating, a variation on the popular dating events for singles, makes its debut in the city.
The Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) will discuss a case on Wednesday concerning whether the Japanese manga images found on a man’s computer should be viewed as child porn.
A 72-year-old woman from northern Norway has been charged with abusing her husband for more than 40 years.
A German politician ended up trapped in a toppled-over 40-tonne digger at a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a new road project. His minders pulled him out through a smashed window.
Norwegian farmers went on strike on Tuesday morning, as they sought to keep bread off supermarket shelves by blocking entrances to mills across the country in protest against the collapse of agricultural policy negotiations at the weekend.
Another 400 jobs will be cut from Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical manufacturer Astra Zeneca, the company has announced, with the majority of the redundancies in Södertälje, south of Stockholm.
A doctor in southern Sweden has reported a woman to the police after she blackmailed him for over one million kronor ($149,059) following their love affair.
The Swiss tourist trade is continuing to suffer the ill effects of a far-right politician's claim there are too many Germans in Switzerland.
A 13-year-old boy is still missing after he jumped into the river Loire while trying to escape police after a dramatic crash in a stolen car with a road block.
On the day Socialist president Francois Hollande takes power, there are signs that wealthy French citizens are thinking about moving abroad to escape tough new tax rules.
Germany has avoided recession despite the resurgent eurozone debt crisis, official data showed on Tuesday, confirming the resilience of Europe's top economy to the surrounding turmoil.
Police who caught a serial wedding-gift thief found three truck-loads of stolen goods in his house, many of them presents destined for brides and grooms around southern Germany.
Socialist Francois Hollande will be sworn in as France's president on Tuesday before naming a prime minister and dashing to Germany to battle with Berlin over how to tackle Europe's debt crisis.
The Paris fire brigade on Monday disbanded its elite gymnastics display team, which recently performed for the nation at the annual Bastille Day parade, following allegations that a recruit had been raped.
A Swedish professional hunter and 10 members of his safari firm have been charged with murder after 13 miners were found dead in the northeast of the country, police said Monday.
Swedish coach Eric Hamrén took a gamble on Monday by naming Johan Elmander in his 23-man squad for Euro 2012 despite the veteran striker having broken a bone in his foot on Saturday.
Kenyan police arrested a Swedish national suspected to have links with the Somali Islamist militia al-Shabaab, a senior police officer told AFP on Monday.
A new round of global climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with rich and poor countries squaring off over greenhouse gas reduction targets to halt the pace of planet warming.