The Dalai Lama called for dialogue as a means to end violence Monday as he wrapped up a visit to Germany that has stirred fresh tension with China.
British mobile phone giant Vodafone said on Monday it had agreed to buy the 26.4-percent interest in German fixed-line unit Arcor it does not own from Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Bank for €474 million ($737 million) in cash.
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 hypochondria. His first impressions of Germany weren’t too positive, but Wilhelmshaven couple Horst and Ursula give him a taste of real German hospitality.
Police have taken a man in for questioning in connection with the suspected murder of 20-year-old Nathalie Johansen, who has been missing from her home in Alingsås in western Sweden since Thursday.
Drive-time became sleepy-time for one Frenchman on Germany's Autobahn until an off-duty police officer caught him napping while his inebriated passenger steered the car, police said on Monday.
The new US Embassy in Berlin will next week open its doors on the same site the mission occupied before World War II, Ambassador William R. Timken said on Monday.
Even if only a 16 kilometre bridge separates Sweden from its ”more Continental” neighbours, the Danes, the distance between the two cultures far surpasses their physical proximity, argues Alannah Eames.
The Bundesbank said on Monday it expected only modest growth for Germany in the coming months following the scorching rate of expansion the world’s third-largest economy notched in the first quarter of 2008.
The sound recorded in 1982 in the waters of Hårsfjärden in the Stockholm archipelago has turned out not to be from a threatening Soviet submarine but rather from Amalia, a charter boat which happened to be nearby at the time of the operation.
German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul held talks with the Dalai Lama on Monday in a meeting that riled leaders in Berlin as well as Beijing.
The personal web-surfing habits of Swedish workers are costing companies more and more money.
A 23-year-old Hamburg man suspected of stabbing his sister to death in an honour killing last week had already been prosecuted for assaulting her and others, prosecutors confirmed on Monday.
Boyhood dreams of the wild animal from England have become a reality for pilot Bertil Gerhardt after taking a spin in the skies over Skåne in Sweden’s only Spitfire aircraft.
Roger Federer expects Rafael Nadal to wilt under the physical burden of defending his French Open title when the world's top two players continue their rivalry at Roland Garros next week.
At least seven people attending a festival promoting feminism were assaulted on Sunday evening by a group of neo-Nazis in a small Swedish village.
Germany and Europe certainly won’t be sad to see US President Bush leave next year, but Obama, McCain or maybe even Clinton will still have their work cut out for them, writes Steve Kettmann.
Two banks were robbed on Monday morning in Charlottenberg, in northern Värmland, not far from the Norwegian border.
Police in Örebro are investigating a woman’s claims of being held imprisoned for several years during which time she was sold as a sex slave.
Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet has decided to ditch its free sister paper Punkt SE.
Inter Milan won their third straight Italian Serie A title with a 2-0 victory at Parma on Sunday.
Sweden’s Prosecutor-General has gone straight to the government with a request for 59 million kronor ($9.8 million) to help with the Prosecution Authority’s financial crisis.
Australia slumped to a 2-1 defeat against Germany while the Netherlands saw off China 3-1 on the second day of the women's Champions Trophy field hockey tournament in Germany on Sunday.
Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) is calling for higher taxes on the rich in light of a widening income gap between the country’s wealthiest and poorest residents.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will conclude a weeklong trip to Latin America, her first state visit, with talks with Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday.
The family of a 69-year-old Swedish man being held captive in Colombia has received a letter they claim confirms their father is still alive.
Police are looking for a 20-year-old woman from Alingsås in western Sweden who has been missing since Thursday.