Researchers in Switzerland said on Monday a new computerized model of part of a rat's cortex predicts connections between neurons, which could help explain how the brains of mammals -- including humans -- work.
Swiss ice hockey teams look set to benefit from a lockout of players in North America’s National Hockey League over a wage dispute.
A 55-year-old French hunter who had to have his right hand amputated after his dog accidentally shot him said Monday he didn't blame the pet, which he still considered "adorable".
French finance minister Pierre Moscovici said Monday that the merger of British arms maker BAE Systems and European aerospace giant EADS must be "examined thoroughly" in a process that "will take time".
A 16-year-old girl is recovering in hospital from a life-threatening infection after she was forced to eat a raw animal heart during an initiation ceremony for a high school sorority in south-eastern Norway.
Newly released evidence on the death of UN chief and renowned Swedish statesman Dag Hammarskjöld, including previously unseen pictures of his corpse, has caused the author of an official inquiry to question his own claims that the death was an accident.
An 88-year-old pensioner has accepted a fine of €2,000 for hitting his son - also a pensioner - with a broom. The judge told the pair, "I'd be ashamed of coming to court with this nonsense."
Edouard Leclerc, the founder of French hypermarket chain E. Leclerc, died on Monday aged 85, officials in his native region of Brittany said.
Schoolchildren in Germany have the chance to be exposed to an international learning environment in a local setting. Phorms offers bilingual teaching in German and English with an emphasis on educational excellence that embraces cultural diversity within the classroom.
Nearly two thirds of Germans think they would be better off if they had not swapped the deutschmark for the euro while about half say they would be doing better without the European Union.
Swedes have a more favourable opinion of the United States than they do of the European Union, according to a new study, which also found Sweden to have the lowest opinion of Israel of any EU country.