Around 400 police on Tuesday raided the southern German homes and offices of a guru-like leader of a new age organic farming commune suspected of widespread fraud.
Some of Sweden's main internet operators have entered into a price war over mobile broadband services.
German state railway operator Deutsche Bahn has made a significant compromise in the escalating conflict with Holocaust survivor groups, saying Tuesday they will allow the traveling exhibit "Train of Commemoration" to stop at Berlin's Grunewald station instead of the city's main station.
Nokia, the world's leading mobile phone maker, announced an accord with employees Tuesday on the closure of its plant in Bochum, Germany, including a severance package of €200 million.
Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has rejected calls for the country to boycott this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing.
At this time last year beach lovers were already packing their picnic baskets, but this year's long winter continues to disappoint would-be sun worshipers.
Swedish tax authorities have written letters to 340 strippers, some of whom still live with their parents, giving the women a one-time chance to pay back taxes owed on income they earned from dancing.
A professor at Sweden’s prestigious Lund University warns young girls to put off wearing bras, as doing so too early can lead to low-hanging breasts.
Differences in taxes levied by Sweden on beer and wine don’t conflict with EU-regulations, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice.
A 45-year-old man from Västmanland in central Sweden has been jailed for nine years for the repeated assault and rape of two underage sisters.
A German barkeeper who hanged himself left behind a suicide note blaming a new public smoking ban for his decision, Bild newspaper reported on Tuesday.
German scientists say they might have found an effective way to help millions of people worldwide who suffer from a debilitating fear of spiders.
State alcohol retailer Systembolaget claims to be committed to stamping out underage drinking. Why then does it describe its range of ciders in terms best understood by connoisseurs of children's candy? wonders cider aficionado René Rice .
Animal rights activists are picketing the Nuremberg zoo on Tuesday to protest what they see as the gratuitous commercialization of polar bear cub Snowflake.
German police have arrested a 24-year-old woman whom they believe to be the mother of a baby found dead in the woods outside Vechta.
A growing number of Germans are forced to take a second job to make end’s meet, according to the Halle Institute for Economic Research.
Almost half of all German men conscripted in the country’s armed forces are unfit to serve, according to report in Handelsblatt on Tuesday.
People convicted of paying for sex should be awarded prison sentences, according to the Social Democrats' new equality spokesman Claes Borgström.
A mother and her daughter are in a critical condition after both were stabbed in an apartment in Skogås on the outskirts of Stockholm in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
A 42-year-old man has been detained in connection with the disappearance of 10-year-old Engla Höglund from Dalarna in central Sweden.
Whimsical plans to make depressed eastern Germany economically viable abound, writes AFP's Emsie Ferreira. A fake tropical paradise has already gone up near Berlin and a gigantic pyramid could be next.