Top European leaders denied there was a split with Germany on Monday after Chancellor Angela Merkel was left out of a meeting on how to rescue the continent's ailing economies from the global financial crisis.
Two policemen tried for the death of an asylum-seeker from Sierra Leone - who burned alive in a jail cell - were acquitted on Monday in the eastern German city of Dessau, sparking a scuffle in the courtroom.
Two Gothenburg-area residents were found alive after spending 17 hours in bitter cold temperatures when the small aircraft they were flying crash landed in icy waters near Iqaluit in northern Canada on Sunday night.
German luxury carmaker Daimler said on Monday it would resort to shorter workweeks early next year to adapt to a sharp slump in demand.
The battle for Munich's famous Weißwurst continued on Monday, after a court postponed ruling whether Bavaria’s favourite sausage can only be made by the city's butchers.
The world’s largest steel producer ArcelorMittal is planning to lay off several hundred workers in Germany, according to financial daily Handelsblatt on Monday.
Several UK internet providers have blocked access to a Wikipedia page about German heavy metal band Scorpions due to an album cover that features a nude prepubescent girl, news agency AP reported on Monday.
Perched on the other side of the Öresund strait, cosmopolitan Copenhagen is just a short train ride away.
Berlin might be a magnet for modern-day artists, but the city is also staging an ambitious ten-exhibition “Cult of the Artist” show veering from Jeff Koons to Paul Klee. Daniel Miller separates the wheat from the chaff so you don't have to.
Volvo Cars announced on Monday it would be shedding 2,721 of the 3,900 Swedish jobs it has previously announced would be cut.
Germany is aging rapidly: By 2025 the number of Germans older than 80 will surge some 70 percent, a study released by the Bertelsmann Foundation on Monday said.
In a nod to women not wishing to reveal too much, an indoor public swimming pool in Sweden has begun renting out burkinis, full-body swimsuits that cover everything but the face, hands, and feet.
An almost 1,700-year-old bog-oak is up for auction, the forestry office in Liebenburg in the German state of Lower Saxony reported on Monday.
The Greek consulate in Berlin has been occupied by demonstrators protesting the police shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Athens, news agency DPA reported on Monday morning.
Sweden confirmed on Monday that it has entered into a dialogue with Latvia but would not comment on whether it planned to offer financial aid to the struggling Baltic nation.
A Swedish university has been reunited with a first edition copy of Isaac Newton's Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica some forty years after the book was stolen from from its collection.
A group of 15 children had to be rushed to the hospital after being overcome by chlorine fumes at an indoor public pool in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, police reported late on Sunday night.
Woman are more skilled than men at assembling Ikea's flatpack furniture, according to the head of the Swedish company's German unit.
Swedish steelmaker SSAB announced plans on Monday to reduce staff by 1,300 employees as part of a billion kronor ($122 million) savings programme.
Sweden is set to provide several billion kronor worth of loans and loan guarantees to embattled automakers Volvo Cars and Saab Automobile, according to a report in the Swedish business press.
Head of Swedish household retailer Ikea’s German unit, Petra Hesser, said on Monday that women are better at building the chain's unassembled furniture than men.
Universities and colleges in Sweden ought to cut ties with the state in order to have more freedom to raise funds and control their own affairs, a government commission has proposed.
More than 60 years after the end of World War II, disputes over war booty rage on as Germany seeks, with mixed success, the return of treasures looted by the victorious Red Army.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to block European Union climate protection resolutions that could endanger German jobs at a summit this week, she told daily Bild on Monday.
The son of a Swedish man with dementia wants to annul his father’s marriage, which took place shortly after a doctor had diagnosed the man as “completely disconnected from reality”.