Oskar Lafontaine, the head of the hard-line-socialist Left party, is backing the controversial call by the party's presidential candidate Peter Sodann to jail German bankers like Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann.
A 29-year-old man waited for the police to come and arrest him on Monday morning after he expressed his disillusionment with society by throwing a firebomb at Karlstad police station in western Sweden.
A suicide attack near the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz on Monday killed two German troops and five Afghan children, according to the province's govenor Mohammad Omar.
A buck in rut attacked an eight-year-old German girl when she tried feed a herd of doe on Sunday at a nature park near Silz in the German state of Rhineland-Palintinate.
Baby bonanza in Berlin: doctors at Charité hospital on Monday announced a young mother has given birth to four boys and two girls – the first time in more than 20 years anyone in Germany has had sextuplets.
Swedish pop music star Daniel ”Papa Dee” Wahlgren was fined 8,400 kronor ($1,135) by the Stockholm District Court on Monday for having shoved his wife into a wall.
Berlin plans "targeted measures" to boost Europe's largest economy but no major stimulus package in response to the financial crisis and slowing growth, the government said on Monday.
During questioning by police on Monday, the 50-year-old man suspected of having murdered Carolin Stenvall confessed to killing the 29-year-old woman.
Snoring keeping you up at night? Perhaps not entirely. Scientists from the German Sleep Society have discovered a connection between snoring and erectile dysfunction.
Fresh statistics confirm that October has not been kind to Sweden’s working population, with 11,552 redundancies having been announced in the first two weeks of the month.
A church minister from Strängnäs in central Sweden has resigned from his post after his porn-surfing habits led to the spread of a virus that knocked out the local church network, Metro reports.
Berlin's music trade fair Popkomm is normally a place to discover new bands – not technologies. But when Neale Lytollis heard the man behind the MP3 audio format was setting up a 3-D sound system at the city's legendary club Tresor he had to check it out.
The German cabinet finalised on Monday the conditions under which banks can make use of a €480-billion ($650-billion) rescue package rushed through parliament last week.
The government on Monday presented a 1.5 trillion kronor ($206.1 billion) plan to aid Sweden's financial sector as it struggles to weather the global credit crisis.
Italian striker Luca Toni faces a race against time to be fit for Tuesday night's Champions League clash for Bayern Munich against his former club Fiorentina.
Despite posting a 28 percent drop in third quarter net profits on Monday, Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson beat expectations, sending its stock price soaring in early trading.
A disturbed elderly man attacked his neighbour with a Samurai sword in Berlin, police reported on Monday.
Iceland’s national airline, Icelandair, has made an appeal to Swedish tourists not to abandon their Nordic neighbours due to misunderstandings about the effects of the country's financial crisis.
Hungry students at a school in Västerbotten in northern Sweden must give a fingerprint in order to eat in the school’s cafeteria, a practice which bothers data privacy officials seeking to ban the measure.
More than 70 people were detained in connection with a brawl which broke out on Sunday afternoon between rival factions of football supporters in Stockholm.
A dead baby has been found in a washing machine in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, police reported on Monday.
University fees are preventing more German students from pursuing higher education than previously thought, according to a new study by the Education Ministry.