Swedes are eating larger amounts of more dangerous fat than ever before, according to the Swedish Food Retailers' Federation (Svensk Dagligvaruhandel), something experts are attributing the growing support in Sweden of pro-fat diets.
A man who killed and then dismembered his wife, throwing some of her body parts off the roof of a building in central Berlin while their six children cowered in a nearby room, is to be held in a psychiatric institution.
Norwegian right-wing extremists decried the "Islamization" of their country as they took the stand Tuesday in what Anders Behring Breivik's defence hopes will help prove he was sane when he killed 77 people in Norway last year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to arrive in Oslo on Wednesday evening for political talks with his Norwegian counterpart Jens Stoltenberg.
Industrial orders in Germany fell more sharply than expected in April, hit hard by a drop in foreign orders, new data showed on Tuesday.
Police on Tuesday apprehended a man in Malmö, in southern Sweden, after he had reportedly been seen opening fire from a balcony nearby.
Luka Rocco Magnotta, the "Canadian Psycho" arrested in Berlin on suspicion of dismembering his lover and posting body parts to politicians, will not fight extradition to Canada, he told a court on Tuesday.
A woman has reported a midwife to the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) after she was forced to go into childbirth on her feet while the nurse sat at a nearby table on the computer.
Cologne Cathedral, one of Germany's most magnificent architectural achievements, has been reduced to a grotesque stump by Google's new "World Wonders Project" - to the outrage of the cathedral officials.
Doctors in Stockholm are increasingly prescribing exercise in place of medication, according to a review by Stockholm’s county council health board, a trend which is likely to continue.
An Oslo court said on Tuesday it expected to hand down its verdict in the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway last year, on July 20th or August 24th.
One construction worker remains missing while two others were injured in a landslide on the Gotthard rail line on Tuesday morning.
The two men suspected of a gruesome double murder of an elderly couple on a farm in southwestern Sweden last autumn reportedly showed no emotion during an inspection of the crime scene on Tuesday.
Norwegian customs officials made the country’s second largest ever beer seizure on Sunday afternoon after a 31-year-old Polish truck driver was stopped as he crossed into Norway from Sweden.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told mass-circulation daily Bild on Tuesday that German-supplied submarines were "very important" for his country’s defence.
The German government is planning to introduce the much mooted and sometimes feared "financial transaction tax" by another name – to win opposition support for the Fiscal Pact, a press report said on Tuesday.
A popular initiative seeking to shield children from “sexualization in pre-schools and primary schools” has failed to obtain sufficient signatures.
In a modified version of the film “Indecent Proposal,” a German couple have auctioned off their wedding night to a stranger – and been offered just €366 for it.
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to prison in Sweden after he was found to be behind an illegal file-sharing website.
The Swiss economy is benefitting more than first thought from the euro crisis, economists believe.
The Swiss People’s Party’s idea to intern asylum seekers who break the law has found no favour with the Commission against Racism.
A 25-year-old man from southern Sweden has been formally charged with reckless driving after running down a refugee boy with his pickup truck.
Five Swedish locations will share over 60 million kronor ($8.4 million) to be turned into well rounded tourist destinations in a government effort to boost the Swedish tourist industry.
A woman who killed her husband on his wishes in a suicide pact – but survived – has been told she has no rights to a widow's pension, a German court ruling published on Monday revealed.
Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in twin attacks in Norway last year, on Monday detailed the childhood incidents he said had shaped his attitude towards Muslims.
A 90-year-old pensioner who moved into a retirement home suddenly remembered he had stored five gold bars and a booty of other jewels in his cellar, valued at 200,000 euros ($250,000).
An angry wedding chauffeur took his rage out on the ornate gates of the historic Chateau de Versailles after he was told he could not drive the bride and groom in for some scenic photographs.
A Swiss adventurer took off on Tuesday into the night skies above Madrid and headed for Rabat on the world's first intercontinental flight in a solar-powered plane.
Swedish archaeologists believe they have discovered the world's oldest wooden fishing equipment on the Baltic Sea floor of the coast of southern Sweden.
Just a few hours after the release of the official portrait of France's new president, spoofs have appeared online.
A German aid worker is thought to be among the fatalities in Sunday’s plane crash in Nigeria when a twin-engine aircraft came down in the city of Lagos.
Residents in western Sweden were warned not to drink the water or take showers on Monday night after an oversupply of caustic lye left municipal water supplies in Halmstad contaminated with pH values as high as 11.
The "Beatlemania" museum in the northern German city of Hamburg, where the Beatles famously played in nightclubs for two years, says it is closing because not enough people are visiting.
As Norwegian fighters battled the Nazis in Narvik, Sweden let Hitler’s army use its rail network to transport much larger numbers of troops than previously realized to the strategically important port, a new book reveals.
Police in Berlin on Monday arrested a porn actor suspected of dismembering a Chinese student and filming the grisly killing, ending a global manhunt for the man dubbed the "Canadian psycho."