Sweden is mulling a resumption of its aid programme in support of democratic forces in Russia.
Filipa Reinfeldt, a Moderate Party politician and wife of Sweden’s Prime Minister, has been named to the board of a minority owner in one of the country’s major daily newspapers.
Welcome to the Bad Kissingen hotel: No room service, no bed, no wi-fi - no room at all in fact. Here in what is officially one of Germany's weirdest hotels, you sleep in a field.
The German department store Karstadt will cut up to 450 administrative posts at its headquarters in western Essen, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.
Victims of internet password fraud rose significantly in the last year, with so-called online "phishing" up by 25 percent, the German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM) reported on Tuesday.
German federal prosecutors charged on Tuesday three men accused of planning attacks on US citizens and interests, including US military installations.
A naked 28-year-old Dane high on drugs and his twin brother led police on a wild high-speed chase through Frankfurt on Tuesday after killing a cyclist and injuring several others.
A UK-based spiritualist organization has formally kicked out its disgraced former president, more than a year after he was sentenced to five years in prison in Sweden for child rape.
Children of older fathers run an increased risk of suffering from bipolar disorder, a study by researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet has found.
Japan's Onward Holdings Corp. has agreed to buy German luxury fashion label Jil Sander for €167 million ($243 million) in a bid to expand globally, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.
The head of Volvo Cars, Fredrik Arp, is being replaced by Stephen Odell, the current head of marketing Ford Europe.
Travis frontman Fran Healy talks to Exberliner’s Julie Colthrope about the Scottish band’s new album and his fondness for Berlin – his new home.
German heartthrob Til Schweiger has been added to the list of German actors who will be in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming World War II film, “Inglorious Basterds.”
A 29-year-old mother has confessed to hiding her newborn baby boy in a Andernach restaurant bio-waste skip, according to police in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate on Tuesday.
An extended winless streak by one of Sweden’s biggest football clubs has caused a disgruntled fan to report AIK to the Swedish Consumer Agency (KO) for misleading marketing practices.
Locally-based violent groups of Nazis are sprouting up in more and more places around Sweden, new figures show.
Leading members of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats are demanding the party tack to the left on economic issues in light of the continuing success of the hard-line socialist Left Party.
A man was killed and a woman injured during a street shoot out on Tuesday morning in Düsseldorf, police in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia reported.
Contrary to popular misconceptions, Columbian isn't all about Scarface, FARC and kidnapping, writes David Bartal.
Last week saw the grand opening in a small Swedish town of Lager 157, a bargain clothing retail chain that sells brand names at half price or less. Local resident Stephanie Simon, who has lived in the town for a year since her move from Germany, was there to join in the spirit of optimism as the store brought new life and job opportunities to the town’s foundry, which had remained unoccupied since the owners went bust in 1997.
A team of researchers from Sweden and the United States claim to have uncovered a genetic link to help explain the cause of broken relationships between men and women.
The ombudsman against discrimination due to sexual orientation (HomO) is taking the case of a lesbian couple from northern Sweden who claim they don’t have equal access to artificial insemination procedures.
A Swiss man has sold an elaborate Virgin Mary tattoo on his back to a German collector, with the understanding it can be exhibited three times yearly, a Zurich gallery said Monday.
Part of a bridge under construction near Ilmenau collapsed on Monday evening, killing one worker and injuring three. Meanwhile an emergency vehicle ran over and killed a man in a wheel chair while racing to the scene, according to police on Tuesday.
Two violent criminals who escaped from Säter psychiatric clinic in central Sweden on Monday returned to the facility voluntarily on Tuesday morning, Sveriges Radio reports.
Two of Richard Wagner’s great-granddaughters were chosen Monday to run the annual Bayreuth Festival devoted to the composer’s music, ending a bitter succession battle—for now at least.