Complete with a chill-out area for exhausted elephant keepers and a resuscitation room for distressed tropical fish, Frankfurt Airport's new Animal Lounge opened its doors on Friday.
A prominent German institute has said it plans to redefine the kilogramme, following concerns that the current standard kilo has been shedding weight.
Reinhard Schultz from the Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) parliamentary group remains optimistic Germany will continue to develop biofuels despite the government’s recent decision to shelve its E10 project.
A 16-year-old con artist who used nude pictures to empty his victims’ bank accounts has been sentenced to community service.
The high-ranking Swedish officer who was criticized for not acting to stop French soldiers from torturing a Congolese man during an EU-led peacekeeping mission in the Congo in 2003 has been recalled from his current assignment in Chad.
Amid a stampede of criticism, the makers of Absolut Vodka have pulled a controversial advertisement depicting large swathes of the United States as Mexican territory.
A storm is brewing in Germany's grand coalition government amid signs that the ambitious plans by the government might jeopardize its aim of balancing the budget by 2011.
Police have arrested a 45-year-old German man on suspicion of sending three dangerous packages to Austrian politicians last month.
Swedish researchers have uncovered a stand of spruce trees with an 8,000-year-old tree root system in Dalarna, making it among the oldest in the world.
Slovak police said on Friday they have detained a German accused of playing a major role in trafficking ecstasy pills from Europe to the United States.
Given a choice, Swedish students would most like to work for search engine giant Google, a new study has shown.
The German parliament the Bundestag voted on Friday morning to liberalize controversial stem cell research.
The 42-year-old man suspected of abducting 10-year-old Engla Höglund near Hedemora in Dalarna was remanded in custody on Friday.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. Steve Kettmann spoke with the original “Candy Bomber,” US pilot Gail Halvorsen, about his memories of the unprecedented logistics feat that kept West Berlin free.
The high-ranking Swedish officer who was criticized for not acting to stop French soldiers from torturing a Congolese man during an EU-led peacekeeping mission in the Congo in 2003 is now leading the Swedish force currently deployed in Chad.
Lova, Lill-Babs and Lillemor are set to become the star attractions at Skansen’s animal park this summer.
A bomb threat in Koblenz against a German train activated a large scale police operation and closed the train station on Thursday night.
Former German president Roman Herzog has warned Germany could become a “pensioner’s democracy” following the government’s surprise increase in pension benefits.
FC Bayern Munich was spared an embarrassing end to their UEFA Cup campaign on Thursday, as Luca Toni’s pair of last minute goals allowed the Bavarian side to squeak past Spain’s FC Getafe and into the semifinals.
German humanitarian organisation KinderBerg International said on Thursday that two of its workers are missing in Afghanistan.
Three would-be bank robbers sped off empty handed from the Swedbank branch in Älvsjö south of Stockholm on Thursday night.
Södertälje mayor Anders Lago received praise while in Washington this week from US presidential candidate Barack Obama and other members of congress for how well his city has handled its influx of Iraqi refugees.
A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced six men to up to three years behind bars for illegally smuggling people from countries including Iran and Iraq into Europe, media reported.