The interior ministry for the German state of Saxony-Anhalt has banned a violent right-wing extremist fan group for the first time.
A 26-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were remanded in custody on Tuesday for cutting off the ear of a 44-year-old man in addition to subjecting him to other vicious forms of torture.
Some 63 years after his radio was confiscated by German police, a 79-year-old man in Bochum wants it back, police in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia said on Tuesday.
Electrolux warned investors on Tuesday that first quarter income at the Swedish white goods manufacturer would be “very weak”.
Carbonated tap water, a sell-off at liquor store monopoly Systembolaget, and and a massive zoo exhibit for earthworms are just a few of the April Fool’s Day highlights from today’s Swedish newspapers.
Columnist René Rice wonders why it is that Swedes feel the need to reply to him in English when all he wants is the learn the lingo and order a fiskburgare.
Just because a party calls itself Green doesn't necessarily mean it has the most environmentally friendly policies, argues Nima Sanandaji of the Captus think tank.
At least 115 deaths and 35 serious injuries have been caused by leftover bombs and munitions from the Second and First World War off of Germany's North Sea coast since 1945, according to marine biologist Stefan Nehring in Koblenz.
The number of unemployed in Germany fell by 110,000 to 3.5 million people in March as Europe's largest economy continued to create jobs, the Federal Labour Agency said on Tuesday.
Two people have died in a collision between a bus and a car on the island of Tjörn on Sweden's west coast.
A number of young seals are reported to have left the sea and wandered onto dry land in Västerbotten in northern Sweden.
The European Union's highest court ruled on Tuesday that the surviving partner in a registered same-sex couple may be entitled to a deceased partner's German pension.
Sweden and Denmark will merge their postal services to create a new company, along with a private investment fund, that will be able to meet new challenges in a changing market, a statement said on Tuesday.
The European football association, UEFA, is demanding that a Swedish fast food restaurant close down during the under-21 European football tournament.
The German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe ruled on Tuesday that parents can't be forced to see their children born out of wedlock against their will.
Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, unveiled more asset writedowns linked to the subprime lending crisis on Tuesday, but the amount paled in comparison to one announced by Swiss bank UBS.
A new strike by Berlin public transport (BVG) workers has been cancelled at the last minute.
The government is set to nearly double the 250 million kronor ($41.9 million) already set aside to support the purchase of environmentally friendly cars.
Public worker’s union Verdi will call warning strikes on Tuesday in the ongoing wage dispute with German postal service Deutsche Post.
Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes insists the Spanish giants will brush off their recent poor results in La Liga with a positive performance against Schalke in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final.
Social services' system for placing young people in foster care falls short, shows a new nationwide study presented by Sweden’s county councils on Monday.
Sweden's hopes of footballing victory at Euro 2008 have been dealt a blow with the news that coach Lars Lagerbäck may be forced to include a female player in his squad.