Germany’s Polish-born striker Lukas Podolski made clear where his allegiance lies after lifting Germany to a 2-0 win over Poland in the country’s first Euro 2008 match on Sunday.
The sleepy Austrian town of Klagenfurt was deafened by football chants and blaring music on Sunday as German and Polish fans in full supporter attire invaded the city centre ahead of their countries' first Euro 2008 match.
Leading German politicians have strongly criticised President George W Bush’s terms in office ahead of the US leader’s farewell visit to Berlin next week.
Subsidies for Germany's solar energy industry will see smaller cuts and the sector is set for consolidation in what many say is the crucial next step in its development, writes AFP’s Lenaig Bredoux.
A Swedish diver who spent two nights marooned on an Indonesian island with four other Europeans told on Sunday how she had to fight off an aggressive komodo dragon with her weight belt.
Two naked women caused a stir in the city of Krefeld with a public display of passionate sex, making obscene gestures to the police called by shocked passers-by.
Former Left Party leader and founder of the Feminist Initiative (FI) political party Gudrun Schyman has admitted in an interview that she contemplated suicide when she took a time out from politics to battle alcoholism in 1996.
Swedish diver Helena Nevalainen has spoken out about her traumatic experience after she and four other European divers went missing in in treacherous waters east of Bali.
German breweries are upbeat about the Euro 2008 Championships, expecting higher profits and booming sales much like during the last World Cup.
Immigrants to Sweden should be able to become citizens within two years if they learn Swedish quickly, a new report has proposed.
A powerful tornado paid an unexpected visit to a small boat harbour on Lake Bolmen in Småland in southern Sweden on Saturday.
Two men, aged 41 and 42, with ties to the Hells Angels motorcycle gang were arrested on Thursday as they were loading 70 kilograms of dynamite into a storage locker at Malmö’s central train station.
German consumers may face a dramatic increase of up to 40 percent in gas prices this year due to recent rallies in the oil market, according to the environment ministry.
Germany begin their Euro 2008 campaign against neighbours Poland on Sunday with Polish-born striker Miroslav Klose in top form, according to coach Joachim Löw.