Germany said on Tuesday it is doubling the amount of financial aid for war-ravaged Georgia to €2 million ($2.9 million).
Sweden has a rich and varied culinary tradition, and a vast selection of dishes which have, quite rightly, earned their places as favourites with gourmands worldwide, writes Matt O’Leary.
The skeletons of more than 2,000 people buried around a destroyed medieval church lay under central Berlin for decades without residents' knowledge, archaeologists announced this week.
Swedish unemployment insurance funds (A-kassa) demanded the return last year of 170 million kronor ($21 million) from recipients who should not have received payment.
The newest members of the special German customs force combating the illegal trade in endangered species are just three years old, with bright brown eyes and noses that can sniff out a smuggled frog through two layers of plastic.
Defending Olympic champion Stefan Holm had his hopes of a gold medal dashed on Tuesday - the Swede came fourth in the men's high jump final, failing to jump higher than 2.32m.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has requested the Swedish government to stop notorious file sharing site The Pirate Bay from distributing recordings of the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
Heating and electricity costs are gobbling up an ever-larger share of German household spending, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) announced on Tuesday.
Nicola Clase, one of Prime Minister Reinfeldt's state secretaries, has resigned from her post in order to take up a prestigious position at Harvard University in the United States.
Björn Borg men's briefs have been found to contain shockingly high levels of a toxic chemical banned in the EU.
German investors do not expect a recession in Europe's biggest economy, a key indicator suggested Tuesday, as cheaper oil and a weakening euro take some of the pressure off firms and consumers.
The Communist North Korean government has declared Sweden their enemy and a US war puppet.
A 71-year-old German pensioner has been charged by prosecutors in Düsseldorf for attempting to smuggle massive amounts of cocaine into the Rhineland.
One of the Swedes remanded in custody in connection with a multi-million kronor robbery in Copenhagen has the perfect alibi: he was in Swedish detention at the time of the raid.
German prices at the factory gate, an early indicator of inflation, rose at their fastest rate in 27 years in July, data showed Tuesday in another worrying sign for Europe's biggest economy.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with trying to smuggle 4,500 litres of pure alcohol into Sweden.
An extreme left wing group has offered a cash reward to anyone who assaults a notorious Nazi teenager in Uppsala in eastern Sweden.
The hard-line socialist Left party in the German state of Hesse has promised to support a minority government led by Social Democrat Andrea Ypsilanti for a full legislative period.
Workers will hoist a new 11-tonne golden cross atop the Berlin Cathedral on Tuesday, replacing one removed for repairs in December 2006.
A financial incentive scheme encouraging asylum seekers to return to their homelands has been abused by hundreds of Iraqi refugees, Swedish authorities believe.
Germany's Jan Frodeno sprinted down the final straight to claim a shock win after a thrilling Olympic Games men's triathlon on Tuesday.
A week-long conference on the significance of water resources kicked off in Stockholm on Monday with calls for a radical rethink on how water is used.
Sweden said on Monday it was freezing its military ties with Moscow as a result of Russia's incursion into Georgia.