Germany’s genetics society on Monday condemned the practices of geneticists who during the Third Reich helped the Nazi regime murder thousands of handicapped people.
The Skånemejerier wants rival dairy company Arla to pay one million kronor ($167,000) in fines over an illustrated cow which bears a close resemblance to the former’s own logo.
Climate concerns are never far away it seems. Even the most intimate of female monthly rituals carries an eco-friendly alternative.
A German couple going on vacation had to change their travel plans on Sunday after the husband joked to security personnel that the metal objects showing up on airport security x-ray machines were parts of a rifle.
The financial director of European aerospace giant EADS, Hans-Peter Ring, has been questioned as a witness in connection with a French probe into alleged insider trading in the group's shares, a German press report said Monday.
The previously announced expansion of Sweden’s bus drivers' strike to Skåne has been pushed back by a day to Tuesday night as both parties in the conflict consider a new draft agreement.
A referendum calling for changes in a planned development project along a portion of Berlin’s Spree River passed on Sunday with a large majority. Residents in two city districts voted against high-end apartments and offices in favour of public access to the riverbank instead.
The number of Iraqi asylum requests in Sweden plunged by half in the first six months of 2008, due primarily to stricter asylum criteria, the Swedish Migration Board said on Monday.
The German national team captain and Chelsea midfielder tied the knot with partner Simone Lambe in Lake Starnberg in Bavaria on Monday.
René Rice explains that while Mamma Mia! may be a confusing musical-to-film adaptation, it nonetheless works thanks to an all-star cast.
The premises of Frankfurt an der Oder’s Jewish Community were robbed over the weekend and computer equipment and cash stolen. Just days before, the group had received a flyer which contained threats against Jews.
Swedish high-jumper Stefan Holm set a 2008 world best by jumping 2.37 metres in Athens on Sunday. Holm looked in top form as the defence of his Olympic title in Beijing beckons.
Tourism in Sweden shows no signs of suffering from the global financial troubles. Foreign tourist revenues are forecast to set a new record in 2008.
Crown princess Victoria celebrates her 31st birthday on Monday amid a whirl of rumours over an impending engagement to her boyfriend, Daniel Westling, 34.
Two participants of an extreme mountain run on Germany’s 2,962-metre Zugspitze are dead after bad weather set in on the peak on Sunday.
Five people are dead and three injured on Monday morning after a rear-end collision on the Autobahn 2 in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.
The number of prisoners passing their academic exams while in detention has increased dramatically in recent years, according to new figures from the prisons service (Kriminalvården).
The rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which last week kidnapped three Germans in Turkey, said Sunday it was "strong enough" to hit German economic targets, an agency close to the group reported.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a traffic police officer near Mariestad in central Sweden on Sunday afternoon. The man ran over the officer when commanded to stop.
Former leaders of the Liberal Party have called on the government to back down over the controversial snoop law which was narrowly passed by the Swedish parliament last month.
A spectator wagon overturned and a photographer was injured as the annual Duhnen Mudflats Race drew some 28,000 visitors to Germany’s North Sea coast on Sunday.