Strikes brought transport chaos to Germany on Wednesday as airport workers joined labour protests by other public sector workers, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and long delays around the country.
A woman who worked for the German post office has been suspended after police found 29,000 undelivered letters at her home, a prosecutor in the western town of Giessen said on Wednesday.
Germany will send Europe's largest contribution of police officers to aid Kosovo, which recently declared independence from Serbia.
A 58-year-old transvestite from southern Sweden has been told by a pastor in Hässleholm that he is not welcome to hold a lecture at the local Pentecostalist church hall.
Hundreds of women invaded Stora Enso's Fazenda Tarumã plantation in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul on Tuesday.
The cost for extending Sweden’s mission in Chad by three months comes to 46 million kronor ($7.5 million), Sweden’s Defence Minister Sten Tolgfors said today.
Katarina Witt, Germany's most successful figure skater, officially ended her ice skating career on Tuesday evening after her final performance in Hanover.
Polar bear cub Knut was a fetishized child star long before Snowflake and Wilbär caused furry hysteria across Germany. But troublesome Bruno was simply shot dead. Tom Norton considers Germans and their unbearable attitude toward bears.
While almost 200 years have passed since Sweden lost Finland, two small border towns have an innovative proposal to rejuvenate cross-border cooperation.
An enterprising German family is pushing its way into the erotic industry with their handmade spruce wood dildos.
Four years on from the start of the great “curling” and “helicopter” debates, the issue of parenting is back in the news. This time round, the focus has switched to the unprecedented popularity of state-sponsored parenting classes. Peter Vinthagen Simpson takes a closer look.
Three teens who killed and dismembered their 19-year-old schoolmate have been sentenced in Stuttgart for their crime, according to the DDP news agency.
The 36-year-old man in custody on suspicions of murdering his wife, 26-year-old Tubay Mavi, and dumping her body in a wooded area outside of Uppsala has confessed to the killing.
Foreign students continue to feel marginalized by Swedish society as a result of confusion regarding the issuing of Swedish identity cards.
EU competition regulators approved on Wednesday the US technology giant IBM's takeover of Swedish software firm Telelogic after finding that the deal would not stifle competition.
Germany's competition regulator the Federal Cartel Office has launched a probe of 35 natural gas suppliers suspected of charging excessively high prices, it said Wednesday.
Germany’s capital Berlin woke up to a snowy morning on Wednesday, as commuters struggled to get to work amid an extended transit strike. The rest of the country faced limited strikes at airports, clinics and daycare centres.
Investigators have concluded that the gruesome gutting of two pandas at the Nuremberg Zoo was likely the work of deer that shared their pen.
The Social Democrats have plummeted in a new opinion poll, as the centre-left party struggles to position itself against Germany’s resurgent hard-line socialists in the Left Party.
Adidas, the world's second biggest sportswear company, posted increased 2007 results on Wednesday even though its Reebok unit lagged behind.
Hearing loss could be prevented with simple hormone treatment using oestrogen stimulating drugs already on the market today, the co-author of a new Swedish study on the topic said Tuesday.
Swedish superstar Peter Forsberg didn't register a point but he made the most of his return to Colorado by helping the Avalanche post a 2-1 win over Vancouver on Tuesday.
A man was killed in Skärholmen in southern Stockholm on Tuesday night in a shooting that police believe may have been a gang-style execution.