A farmer convicted of murdering his mother and father, and then years later of feeding the body of a neighbour to his pigs has lost his appeal against a life sentence.
Police arrested a man and had to handcuff him after he flipped out during auditions for the the music talent show Deutschland sucht den Superstar, or "Germany Seeks the Superstar."
An 18-year-old Swiss student has died of a Meningitis infection in Berlin’s first case of the deadly illness this year, officials announced on Tuesday.
Sweden’s major banks want to sue the DNB Nor bank to recoup losses on Norwegian government bonds purchased from Norway’s largest bank.
Professional footballer Berkant Göktan has been fired from his team TSV 1860 München after a urine test showed he had taken cocaine.
Swedish police rounded up 40 people on Tuesday in series of pre-dawn raids across the country in an effort to crack a massive doping scam.
Three German supermarkets have cleared tins of lentil and pork stew from their shelves and have asked customers to return it to stores after two people found pieces of broken glass in their dinner.
Germany’s favorite oldest living cabaret entertainer Johannes Heesters is suing an author who alleges he sang for the SS at Dachau concentration camp.
The German-born Countess Sonja Bernadotte, widow of Sweden's Count Lennart Bernadotte, has died after a long illness.
A paedophile sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing his step-daughter has been released from prison in Lübeck by mistake - despite having been labelled as dangerous.
Sweden shut down one of its nuclear reactors on Tuesday to check the plant's control rods after cracks were found in the rods at an identical plant, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) reports.
Seventeen countries led by France and Germany decided Tuesday to draw up a new blacklist of tax havens that could include Switzerland, in a first step toward rewriting the rules of global finance.
The gap between rich and poor in Germany has grown dramatically over the past 20 years, according to a new report released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday.
Shockwaves from the financial crisis are rippling through Sweden’s housing market, resulting in falling prices and accelerating the already slowing pace of new construction.
The ruckus surrounding German literature critic Marcel Reich-Ranicki's attack on poor television programming has been co-opted by the advertising industry, with ad spoofs by Ryanair and Deutsche Telekom this week, daily Express reported on Tuesday.
Low cost airline easyJet has begun flying to Milan and Geneva from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport, in direct competition with Scandinavian airline SAS.
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A man serving life in prison for a series of brutal attacks on immigrants has turned to Sweden's Supreme Court in a bid to have his sentence reduced.
Berlin’s professional basketball team Alba Berlin is reportedly looking to lure German NBA star Dirk Nowitzki away from Dallas.
Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy has come under fire from several Swedish aid organizations for a factory it owns which sits in a disputed Israeli settlement on the West Bank.
Forty-three defendants went on trial this week from both sides of a deadly Italian mafia feud that led to last year's slayings of six clan members in Duisburg.
German Economy Minister Michael Glos on Monday called for investment bankers to follow the example of Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann by forgoing their bonuses this year in light of the global financial crisis.
A fire which broke out on Monday night in a barn on a farm in Skärstad in central Sweden has claimed the lives of 46 animals.
Children from China adopted by Swedish parents may have a higher risk for kidney stones due to possible exposure to the poisoned infant formula that sickened thousands of Chinese toddlers.