A group of teenagers were caught out after photos of themselves were found on a digital camera a man claimed was stolen from him while taking a nap on a park bench in Montpellier.
A Norwegian jihadist thought to have received Al-Qaeda training in Yemen was previously a left-wing radical who refused to believe that Osama Bin Laden’s network carried out the September 11th terrorist attacks, a newspaper said.
Whispered German hopes of a place in the Wimbledon tennis final for the first time since Steffi Graf got there in 1999 were dashed on Thursday when Angelique Kerber lost the semi-final.
A hidden struggle for the soul of Germany’s traditional student fraternities emerged in court this week, exposing a deep conflict over extremism which could split the ancient group. One former member spoke to The Local.
A school in southern Sweden told a female student to "tone down" her homosexuality as a remedy to bullying from other students for being gay, prompting the girl to report the school for discrimination.
Attempts to help Greece avoid bankruptcy appear doomed to fail, Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said Thursday, adding however that Athens might still manage to cling to the euro.
Switzerland announced tougher sanctions against Iran on Thursday but refused to implement an outright ban on oil imports "for policy reasons".
The gunman who shot dead four hostages during a flat eviction and then killed himself in western Germany was French, it emerged on Thursday. Police say he had been planning the bloodbath for some time.
A daredevil motorcyclist known as the “Ghostrider” has spoken out about his latest video in which he reaches speeds of nearly 300 kilometres as he dodges traffic on a road in northern Sweden.
A guitar given to Johnny Hallyday for his 69th birthday was stolen before he was due to go on stage for a concert in Bordeaux.
A golf club in southern Sweden is planning to hunt the crows on their course after a violent spate of attacks and thieveries have left golfers in fear.
The German Cartel Office has slapped one the world's largest steel producers with an enormous fine for fixing railway track prices with three other companies.
The Swiss government has amended the criminal code to make it illegal to pay for sex with 16 and 17-year-old prostitutes.
A 14-year-old boy, who was supposed to be locked up in a detention centre for previous crimes, was found joyriding a stolen car in Toulouse last night.
Norwegian state oil group Statoil said on Thursday it was preparing to shut down all production on the Norwegian continental shelf (NSC) after the industry employers' organisation announced a lockout starting next week.
While expectations were high ahead of Fredrik Reinfeldt's speech at Almedalen, correspondent and commentator David Linden reports that it remains unclear whether Sweden's prime minister really wowed the crowd – or voters.
Prostitutes in Sweden who pay taxes should have the right to sick pay, according to new guidelines being drawn up by the National Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan).
A two-year-old boy and two young adults were badly bitten by three dogs on Wednesday after an escaped French Mastiff tried to drag the child from a playground into the nearby woods in Mandal, southern Norway.
Berlin Fashion Week got off to a colourful start on Wednesday evening as models sporting outrageous wigs and dazzling costumes transformed one of the city's metro trains into its Underground Catwalk.
Sweden's Volvo AB announced on Thursday it was selling its Volvo Aero aerospace engine subsidiary to British vehicle engineering group GKN for 6.9 billion kronor ($987 million).
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A German intelligence agent was suspected of being involved in one of the immigrant murders attributed to the neo-Nazi terrorist group, a newspaper has claimed. All attempts to figure out his story have failed.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a young man at a party in Mandal, southern Norway, in the early hours of Thursday morning.
More former executives of France Telecom are to go before an investigating magistrate Thursday, a day after the ex-head of the company was placed under investigation over a spate of suicides there.
A tanker carrying 1,300 tons of sulphuric acid which ran aground in the Rhine early on Thursday morning, has been freed without incident.
China said on Thursday it would not attend a "Friends of Syria" meeting in Paris that is aiming to coordinate Western and Arab efforts to stop violence in the country.
French investigators will release on Thursday a final report into what caused the mid-Atlantic crash of a Rio to Paris Air France flight that killed 228 people in 2009.
The Swiss government suspended arms shipments to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday amid a report that hand grenades made in Switzerland had found their way to Syria.
Sweden's finance ministry on Wednesday raised its growth forecast for 2012 but said the economy would grow slower than previously expected next year due to the deepening European debt crisis.
A trial began Wednesday of eight banks accused by a Croatian consumers group of failing to inform clients taking out loans in Swiss francs that currency fluctuations could prompt an increase in repayments.
A man was found shot dead in a residential area of Gothenburg following reports of gunfire before shortly before 1am on Thursday morning.
New music licence fees could threaten the livelihood of Berlin's legendary all-night clubs, or drive them underground in a return to the heady post-Wall 1990s, the city's tourism body said Wednesday.
Europe's biggest automaker Volkswagen is to wrap up its takeover of German luxury sports car group Porsche two years earlier than planned in order to unlock hitherto untapped economies of scale.
Ecuador's foreign minister has said that rape and sexual assault cases lodged in Sweden against Julian Assange are laughable, but no ruling has yet been made on the WikiLeaks founder's asylum application.
Germany's best Olympic gold medal prospects in London this month arguably lie with a small group of talented German field athletes – but swimmers, cyclists and horse riders are also heading to the UK hungry for medals.
Adina Schwartz, a controversial US ballistics expert, gave testimony at the trial of Peter Mangs in Malmö on Wednesday in an effort to prove that bullets found at the crime scenes could not be tied to the weapon of the suspected Malmö sniper.
This week’s highlights: Open-air classics in Berlin, Senti Swing in Frankfurt and a Woodie Guthrie musical in Munich.