Several German states are planning to push for a law that would forbid assisted suicide following the controversial death of an elderly woman who was healthy but feared being put in a retirement home.
Every fourth Berlin resident has foreign roots, according to a new survey released by the state's statistics office on Tuesday.
Emotions are running high in central Sweden over plans by an organization with ties to a convicted child rapist to hold a key meeting next year near the scene of its member's crimes.
Shares in the biggest German bank, Deutsche Bank, plunged on Tuesday amid rumours the bank could issue a second quarter profit warning.
As Europe finally calms down after a month of football fever for Euro 2008, the small town of Gällivare is gearing up to host a smaller, but far more international football competition. The VIVA World Cup kicks off on July 7th, under the midnight sun.
German unemployment sank to its lowest level in nearly 16 years on Tuesday, according to June figures from the Federal Labour Agency.
A gigantic catfish in Germany's Main River met its end this week when it suffocated after trying to eat a football, water police reported.
The children of world-renowned Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman are carrying out their late father’s wishes to have his home auctioned off to the highest bidder.
A nationwide obesity register planed by Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) has been rejected by the Data Inspection Board due to privacy concerns.
The son of former US President Ronald Reagan has called for a memorial to his father near Berlin’s landmark Brandenburg Gate.
The US wants the quick reaction forces (QRF) from the German Bundeswehr to begin operations on the unstable eastern border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, a CIA source in Washington said on Tuesday.
A girl aged 12-13 is thought to have been abducted from a car park in Olofström, in southern Sweden, at around 1.30pm on Monday, according to local newspaper Blekinge Läns Tidning.
German mail services and logistics group Deutsche Post said on Tuesday it would be repaid about €1 billion ($1.58 billion) from the German government after a European court overturned a EU decision concerning state aid.
Forensic psychiatrists have ruled that Anders Eklund, the 42-year-old truck driver who has confessed to the murder of 10-year-old Engla Juncosa Höglund, was not mentally ill when the crime was committed.
At least three people are dead in a train collision after a car driver apparently overlooked an oncoming train at a railroad crossing, police in Nuremberg reported late Monday night.
Airline passengers in Germany faced protracted delays on Tuesday in Frankfurt, Munich and Nuremberg as Lufthansa workers staged a series of warning strikes in an ongoing wage dispute.
German President Horst Köhler will not complete his country's ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty until its highest court has ruled on legal challenges to the text, his office said late on Monday.
More than 6,000 Stockholm-area bus drivers went on strike at midnight, causing commuting headaches for thousands of area residents.
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre has accused a German judge of blocking the search for the world's most wanted Nazi war crimes suspect, Aribert Heim, also known as "Dr. Death."
Ford Motors, the American owner of Volvo Cars, has had exploratory talks with French automaker Renault regarding a possible sale of the Swedish car division.
Sweden’s Chancellor of Justice has launch an investigation into the leaking of a classified document by an employee of the National Defence Radio Establishment (Försvarets Radioanstalt - FRA).
Olympic heptathlon champion Carolina Klüft of Sweden said on Monday British sprinter Dwain Chambers and other such drug cheats should not be allowed to compete in Olympic Games.