A group of international scientists at the DESY physics research centre in Hamburg has uncovered a painting underneath another artwork by Vincent van Gogh using special light technology.
The Swedish government has called on the WTO parties to take responsibility for continued negotiations after the collapse of the Doha Round of trade talks on Tuesday.
The Consitutional Court ruling on smoking in bars and restaurants shows Germany needs a comprehensive ban to ensure public health, argues Marlies Volkmer, member of parliament for the Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Three protestant Lutheran churches in Stockholm have been vandalized because of the Church's participation in the gay and lesbian EuroPride festival the city is currently hosting, a church pastor said Wednesday.
The police have confirmed that there will be no DNA evidence submitted at the ongoing Arboga child murders trial.
Swedish locks firm Assa Abloy has announced that 1,000 jobs will be cut and 15 factories closed despite posting improved second quarter profits on Wednesday.
Germany's largest airline Lufthansa cut long-distance flights Wednesday for the first time since cabin crews and ground personnel launched an open-ended strike earlier this week, a spokesman said.
German troops in Afghanistan were attacked in two separate incidents earlier this week, newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday. One unit came under gunfire and another was targeted by explosives, but there were no injuries.
A dead woman found in a motel room near Potsdam on Monday is thought to have died in a bizarre sadomasochistic sex game, German daily Bild reported on Wednesday.
Fulham signed Sweden defender Fredrik Stoor from Norwegian side Rosenborg on Wednesday, the English Premier League club announced.
Jessica Rosencrantz of the Moderate Party youth organization explains why she and others in the group disagree with their mother party's stance on Sweden's new surveillance law.
A fisherman made an unlikely catch in Kroppkär Lake after the trolling spoon at the end of his line became lodged in the throat of an unsuspecting bather swimming nearby.
In a ruling likely to have nationwide implications, Germany's high court on Wednesday ruled that a new smoking ban in the states of Baden-Württemberg and Berlin was unconstitutional.
Two men were subjected to homophobic insults and assaulted in central Stockholm in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Police have classified the assault as a hate crime.
In explaining the importance of Sweden's new surveillance law, Minister of Defence Sten Tolgfors argues that signals intelligence activities on cable-bound communications is no greater an invasion of privacy than monitoring the airwaves.
Scandal-hit German engineering giant Siemens on Wednesday posted better than expected quarterly results that included a slew of new orders.
David Bartal comes out of the closet to acknowledge his fondness for knights, witches, elves, and other mythological creatures.
Home owners in Stockholm are rushing to apply for government subsidies to tackle radon problems in their houses. Health concerns and Sweden's pending adoption of European Union energy declaration directives lie behind the trend.
The German pharmaceutical and chemicals group Bayer posted a 13-percent drop in second-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but said it reflected a one-off item and that the business itself had grown.
German Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer regretted on Wednesday the "lost opportunity" in the collapse of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks and called for negotiations to continue.
The German conglomerate MAN reported unexpectedly strong second-quarter results on Wednesday, largely owing to its large diesel engine division.
The trial of the 32-year-German woman (above) suspected of murdering two children and attempting to kill their mother in Arboga is underway in Västmanland District Court.
A 7-year-old child in Aachen lifted his grandmother’s bank card and stole €500 to distribute to his friends, according to police in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Swedish golfer Annika Sörenstam cannot understand why US teen prodigy Michelle Wie is continuing to play events on the US men's tour.
A humpback whale has been sighted off Germany’s northern coast for the first time in 30 years.
Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, will cancel long-distance flights Wednesday for the first time since cabin crews and ground personnel walked out on strike earlier this week, a spokeswoman said.
What started as a scuffle at a Helsingborg-area campground in southern Sweden Tuesday night ended with multiple car wrecks and six people sent to hospital.
Two men were stabbed in Rättvik in north central Sweden on Tuesday night.
PAOK fans in Greece got a shock when their club's official website announced the signing of Inter Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Italian news agency Ansa said Tuesday.