The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has spoken out about July’s teddy bear drop, claiming that the Swedish PR agency behind the stunt was collaborating with Sweden’s ambassador in Minsk – allegations the PR group has labelled as “baseless”.
Two German pairs paddled to Olympic glory within an hour of each other on the Dorney Lake on Thursday, which meant that Germany leapfrogged France in the medals table to take 6th place.
An inebriated Norwegian tourist managed to fall asleep and travel over a hundred metres on a baggage belt at Rome airport before being spotted on an x-ray.
The 18-year-old suspected of having shot a 17-year-old girl dead in Sollentuna on Monday has been remanded into custody on the suspicion of murder and aggravated weapons crimes.
The alleged neo-Nazi boyfriend of German Olympic rower Nadja Drygalla faces a criminal investigation and possible jail sentence for his part in an attack on a memorial service where a police officer was injured.
An eight-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday night after his mother’s boyfriend apparently stabbed him to death and then tried to kill himself, German police said on Thursday.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy has infuriated the current French government with a call for "rapid international action" to end the crisis in Syria.
A stricken German cargo ship that was on fire for several weeks is now being towed aimlessly around the Atlantic Ocean because no European port will allow it to dock. The German owners are losing patience.
A Swedish charity has placed an ad in a magazine, looking to hire beggars to work the streets of Stockholm. The idea is that it will be lucrative for both the charity and the employees.
Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that Britain's Olympic cycling glory has driven France "mad", and rejected claims of cheating by pointing out that the riders' wheels are made across the Channel.
A 26-year-old man from Uppsala is being charged with child pornography crimes after being accused of talking some 60 young girls into posing naked on the internet.
France was set to decide Thursday whether its constitution must be amended to adopt the EU's fiscal pact, a move that could call ratification of the euro-saving deal into question for months.
Steve Guerdat, riding Nino des Buissonnets, won the Olympic Games individual show jumping gold at Greenwich Park on Wednesday for Switzerland's first title in the event in 88 years.
The German officer who ordered an air strike that killed more than 100 Afghan civilians and cost the jobs of the defence minister, the head of the army and a senior state secretary, is to be promoted to general next year.
Fans of top German football club Werder Bremen have called foul after the club seemed set to sign a €5-million kit sponsorship deal with a chicken producer accused of cruelty.
The Ikea brand has been sold for 75 billion kronor ($11.2 billion) to one of the Swedish furniture giant’s daughter companies, with experts saying that the price tag is "reasonable".
Authorities in the western German region of North Rhine-Westphalia have bought data on German clients of a Swiss bank suspected of tax evasion, media reports said Wednesday.
A Danish climber fell to his death just after reaching the top of a 4,199 metre (13,776 feet) peak in the Swiss Alps on Wednesday, police said.
A man in Sandviken in central Sweden has been warned by authorities on two occasions for masturbating naked on his balcony, a fact that is making local mothers demand his eviction.
Some 3,000 anarchists are attending a conference in Saint-Imier, a small town in the Jura, which is credited with being the birthplace of the anarchist movement.
A couple got an unexpected holiday surprise on a beach near St Tropez, when a boar charged at them from the sea.
A petition to 'return' the British Crown Jewels to France received a prime-time plug when famous commentator, Gérard Holtz, told viewers about it during Olympic coverage on France 2.
The tax office in the western German town of Siegen was delighted to receive a letter on Monday from an anonymous citizen plagued with guilt over unpaid tax from eight years ago. He or she enclosed €2,000 in cash.
The three armed men who robbed a bank on Monday morning are believed to be hiding in the woods near the Norwegian border, with police revealing that they escaped with 100,000 kronor ($14,945) - in coins.
A 50-year-old man is standing trial for having fatally stabbed his girlfriend – her corpse was found days later by her children.
More than 30 German CEOs are demanding that parliament finally ratify the UN's Convention Against Corruption. The move has been blocked by MPs concerned about their own liability.
French Olympic basketball player Nicolas Batum, after punching a Spanish player yesterday, has attacked the Spanish team once again - this time on Twitter.
Police are hunting a dog-hater in Solothurn, who has been sticking nails into pieces of sausage and leaving them for animals to find.
Erich Honecker, the little grey leader of socialist East Germany, ate with his mouth open, drank West German beer and had his favourite foods delivered to his servants to cook just so, his butler says in a new book.
A family of bears is suspected of having broken into a cabin in northern Norway and polished off over a hundred cans of beer.
Hundreds of volunteers continued to search for missing Oslo teenager Sigrid Giskegjerde Schjetne on Wednesday while police have stepped up their investigation into the girl's disappearance.
After a week of unsettled weather and roof-shaking storms, Germany has a sunnier spell in store over the next few days and into the weekend, according to the national weather service (DWD).
The United States said Wednesday it "stands with Sweden" in its efforts to promote human rights in Belarus, amid a spat that led Minsk to expel all Swedish diplomats and close its Stockholm mission.
The 17-year-old girl injured in the Monday shooting in Sollentuna in northern Stockholm has died in hospital, according to police.
The number of illegal weapons in Stockholm is growing. So far this year 171 pistols and submachine guns have been reported, according to police, an increase of 25 percent since last year.