Germany's center-left Social Democrats agreed on Monday to a partial privatization of the country's national railway operator Deutsche Bahn.
Parents who allow children under the age of 16 to get married in another country could face up to two years in jail.
Tourists in the German capital disappointed to find little of the Berlin Wall left will from next month be able to have it reappear before their eyes with a gadget unveiled on Monday.
Thanks to a few enterprising Aussie expats and some dinkum locals, Australian Rules Football has taken root in Germany. Campbell Jefferys checks out a match between the Hamburg Dockers and the Berlin Crocodiles.
When the ice started crumbling beneath him, Mikael Vikström thought his ice fishing days were over until a quick-thinking reindeer herder happened to pass by.
Prosecutors on Monday charged the owner and head doctor of a private clinic in Germany where unnecessary operations and lax standards of hygiene allegedly killed seven patients.
A raspberry soda popular in the former East Germany helped tip off police to the location of a man suspected of molesting his young son for five years, prosecutors in the eastern city of Halle said on Monday.
Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in the country’s democratic system, according to a survey published on Tuesday.
Svenska Spel CEO Jesper Kärrbrink has decided to step down following consultations with the company’s board.
Mixed Martial Arts, ‘the fastest growing sport in the world’, has hit Sweden with a bang. Jonathan Rothwell takes a ringside seat and talks to TV star Musse Hasselvall about the development of the sport in Scandinavia.
Every other Swede wants to prohibit the sale of tobacco products in grocery stores, according to a new study from the Swedish Cancer Society (Cancerfonden).
German electrical utility RWE will pay Siemens €100 million to build two wind farms in Poland in a deal announced on Monday.
Health services in several parts of Sweden began redirecting ambulance traffic so that emergency rooms participating in the healthcare workers strike can close as planned at noon on Monday.
The chairman of the supervisory board of European discount grocer Lidl predicted a food price push in coming months in an interview published Monday in Germany's top-selling newspaper, Bild.
Metro International, publisher of free newspapers, said on Monday it had narrowed its first quarter net loss to €6.38 million ($10.1 million) from €10.75 million in the same period
Manchester City manager Sven-Göran Eriksson is confident he will emerge from an upcoming meeting with the club's owner, Thaksin Shinawatra, with the backing needed to continue in his post.
In his book Cycling Back to Happiness, English journalist Bernie Friend covers 6,000 kilometres of northern Europe on a bicycle in a bid to overcome his paranoia. After a gruelling day in the saddle he looks forward to a beer at the Swedish Tourist Association (STF) hostel in Åsa in western Sweden. But the proprietor has other ideas. Part two of three.
Apparent fear of losing their jobs has encouraged fewer German workers to take time off when sick.
Germany’s postal service was hit by limited strikes at several letter sorting centres across the country on Monday, as trade union Verdi tries to put pressure on Deutsche Post in a wage dispute.
A civilian working as an emergency operator at the police’s central communication center for Stockholm county (LKC) chose not to send out a police patrol immediately after a woman called in to say three shots had been fired in her neighbour’s yard.
A German of Afghan origin has been held at a US military base near Kabul after allegedly entering the facility without proper authorization, according to a German Foreign Ministry spokesman.
A police bomb squad has detonated a suspected pipe bomb discovered in central Norrköping.
Members of a delegation from Sweden’s Migration Board (Migrationsverket) were interrogated for hours by Israeli border police after being accused of collaborating with terrorists.