With Berlin considered by many to be Europe’s ground zero for graffiti, David Wroe looks at the German capital’s uphill struggle to keep up with the city’s prolific taggers.
The highly descriptive terms used to describe wines sold by Sweden's alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget are riddled with secret code, according to an inside source.
The European Commission will bring new court action against Germany in a long-running stand-off with Berlin over a law shielding Volkswagen from takeovers, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt praised Belgrade's efforts to track down war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic during a visit to Stockholm on Tuesday of his Serbian counterpart Vuk Jeremic.
A Scottish postman working in Frankfurt has been arrested after he was discovered to have hoarded an estimated 20,000 letters at his parents' house where he lived, police said on Tuesday.
Exberliner, the German capital's leading English-language magazine, this month picks the best places to light up a ciggie in Berlin.
The government’s upcoming budget proposes spending 3 billion kronor ($443 million) on environment and energy measures.
A 40-year-old man from Medelpad in northern Sweden has been convicted for gross slander for secretly putting nude photos of his wife on pornographic websites.
Sweden’s central bank was relying on bad inflation data when it decided to raise interest rates last week, Statistics Sweden has revealed.
A German casting agency has called for extras to try out in late September for the new Quentin Tarantino film “Inglorious Basterds,” but only those who fit Aryan stereotypes need apply.
Swedish moist snuff, or 'snus', should be made available on the UK market as a healthier alternative to smoking, according to the Royal College of Physicians.
Police and fire department workers in Siegburg had an unusual Monday night chasing a kangaroo through the city.
After months of silence, the government on Tuesday confirmed that Sweden’s Tax Agency (Skatteverket) will be asked to take over responsibility for issuing national identification cards.
Thirty-five countries are taking part in the WindEnergy 2008 trade show that begins in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein on Tuesday.
Kurt Beck on Tuesday said he made a “conscious decision” to resign as head of the Social Democrats over the weekend after he felt he could no longer lead the party due to a lack of trust within the SPD.
German health insurance providers are concerned with health problems caused by the growing popularity of vampire teeth among their customers.
Germany has expressed grudging acceptance of a landmark atomic energy deal with India and denied it undermined the West's efforts to convince Iran to stop sensitive nuclear work.
Sweden’s defence minister Sten Tolgfors confirmed on Tuesday that the government’s report on the future of the Swedish Armed Forces will be delayed until spring 2009.
A German base in Afghanistan came under rocket attack on Monday, Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung confirmed.
Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta said Monday the battle against insurgents in his country must be taken to its “breeding ground” in neighbouring Pakistan.
A 35-year-old woman believed to be at the centre of a major Gothenburg prostitution operation has been arrested on suspicions of pimping.
The Swedish Accident Investigation Board (SHK) has leveled sharp criticism toward the Armed Forces for the way it maintains its helicopters.