Syrians granted temporary residence permits to Sweden will not be allowed to send for their relatives, the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) ruled on Wednesday.
The international credit rating agency Fitch on Wednesday affirmed Germany's top-notch triple-A (AAA) debt rating and said the outlook was stable.
A woman from eastern France has admitted delivering her 5-year-old daughter to be sexually abused by a 38-year-old paedophile she met on an internet forum.
Over the last decade migrant workers scouring the woods of central Sweden for berries have become a common sight. However, after reports of poor conditions and violence, contributor Jacob Sommer heads to a campsite in eastern Sweden to find out more.
Germany's paltry medal tally at the Olympic Games in London was given a boost by the country's paddle-wielding athletes on Wednesday, with four medals for the kayakers, and a bronze for the ping pong team.
A 22-year-old German woman has died and teenager seriously injured after a boating accident on holiday in Turkey, it was reported on Wednesday. She was thrown from an inflatable ring into another boat.
A member of the former German Red Army Faction terror group convicted for his part in nine murders has had a ban on entering Switzerland overturned by the country's highest court.
German pig keeping experts warned on Wednesday that if the African swine fever spreading across Russia and Ukraine hits Germany, damages could cost billions of euros and spark mass culls.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is buying up German debts to protect the Swiss franc and the country's exports. The move provides some much-needed backing for the German economy.
One of the South African men accused of killing Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 25 years in a plea deal that implicated her husband Shrien Dewani.
Cabin staff of the German airline Lufthansa have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over wage increases and the use of temporary crew members, labour union UFO said on Wednesday.
Sweden is currently in 30th place in the medal table after having only won seven medals at the Olympic Games. Is the team underachieving or is this perfectly lagom?
Eirik Verås Larsen paddled his way to the Norway's first gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics in the K1 1,0000 metre race on Wednesday.
Sweden said on Wednesday all of its diplomats had been expelled from Belarus, five days after the ex-Soviet state expelled the Swedish ambassador in a move Stockholm linked to his pro-rights stance.
Three catholic nuns have asked local authorities in Gällivare for help in finding a suitable convent in northern Sweden after allegedly being called by God for this very purpose.
Noah was the most popular name for Swiss boys in 2011, crossing language barriers to come second among both German and French speaking parents. Mia was the most favoured girls' name thanks to its popularity among German speakers.
Norway's Stataoil announced on Tuesday that it had written off a 24 percent stake in a consortium developing the Arctic Shtokman gas field in Russia, while stating its continued interest in the project.
A French-Turkish student detained in Turkey for nearly three months on suspicion of links to an outlawed far-left extremist group said Tuesday the case against her is "rubbish".
A Parisian policeman saved three puppies from certain death yesterday after freeing them from the plastic bag they were tied up in.
France is headed back into recession for the second time in just over three years, the country's central bank warned on Wednesday.
The 2009 law criminalizing the purchase of sexual services in Norway has led to prostitutes being more dependent on pimps and encourages human trafficking, according to a new research study.
A fleet of 200 caravans invaded the local stadium in Marguerittes, southern France, this weekend, leaving the local authorities in despair.
France is putting Switzerland under pressure to help it recover inheritance tax from its citizens resident in Switzerland.
A 53-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment in northern Sweden on Tuesday night, with police suspecting foul play.
Cheese company Bel is apologising after a summer advertising campaign sparked a threatened boycott of its products from the disabled peoples' unions.
Zurich’s biggest street party will take place on Saturday with the tightest budget yet, with the future of the event in doubt.
A retired German millionaire who fell out of a window and died may have been trying to get into his building after he was locked out by his 20-something-year-old lover, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The search for the three masked men who robbed a bank in western Sweden on Tuesday morning continued through the night, with police warning the public that the men are armed and dangerous.
Robert Harting won the men's Olympic discus title on Tuesday with a throw of 68.27 metres to give Germany their first athletics gold medal of the London Games.
Eurozone finance ministers' group chief Jean-Claude Juncker told a German broadcaster on Tuesday that a Greek exit from the eurozone would be "manageable" but not "desirable."
German internet millionaire Kim Dotcom, AKA Kim Schmitz, has accused New Zealand police of "kicking and punching" him as they raided his house in Auckland, as his trial for internet piracy and fraud re-started.
Police in northern Sweden came under fire in July after failing to find the dead body of a motorist which lay 17 metres from the crash scene; however coroners have confirmed Tuesday that the man most likely died immediately.
Jimmy Lidberg took home a bronze medal in the men’s 96 kilogramme Greco-Roman wrestling on Tuesday night in an emotional win over Belarus.