The European Commission on Tuesday sought to reassure anxious German bakers that their favourite salt-rich bread and pretzels were not under threat from new nutritional information requirements for consumers.
A Berlin court ruled on Tuesday that a former cashier for the Kaiser’s supermarket chain was rightfully fired after allegedly taking €1.30 in bottle deposits, but she maintains the termination was because of her union activities.
Tuesday may be the last day for zealous Karneval goers to drink themselves into frothy oblivion before the onset of Lent, but new figures show Germans are only moderate consumers of beer – averaging as little as one bottle per day.
Volvo Cars is likely to get support from the Swedish government in its request for a substantial loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Hamburg and the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein on Tuesday bailed out the beleaguered HSH Nordbank with a fresh capital injection of €3 billion and guarantees totalling €10 billion.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has paid €875 towards the €10 million ($12.7 million) transfer deal to bring Germany striker Lukas Podolski from Bayern Munich back to Cologne.
The engagement of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling is big news in Germany, where newspapers take a close interest in the activities of the Swedish royals.
Attorneys representing the four men charged in The Pirate Bay trial spent Monday afternoon challenging antipiracy lawyers about their knowledge of how the popular file sharing site works.
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria, whose engagement to her former gym teacher was announced on Tuesday, is a popular and respected royal known for her easy-going style, poise and intelligence.
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria has announced her engagement to Daniel Westling, according to a statement from the Royal Court.
With the announcement of the engagement between Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria and boyfriend Daniel Westling, excitement is growing for Sweden’s first royal wedding in more than 30 years.
A group of nine newly trained riot police who posed naked with service weapons in their hands at a graduation party have been allowed to return to active police service.
An adult education centre in Cologne is offering a cooking course where students can learn to conjure a five course meal for just €3, Cologne daily Express reported on Tuesday.
German authorities closed several motorways in the state of Bavaria on Tuesday after heavy snow increased the danger of avalanches, auto club ADAC reported.
German business confidence hit an all-time low in February, the closely watched Ifo indicator revealed Tuesday, as leaders in the manufacturing sector reported deeper gloom in Europe's biggest economy.
Elevated levels of cyanide in the water near Sandviken in eastern Sweden caused toolmaker Sandvik to warn its employees not to drink the water on Monday.
A man from Grums in western Sweden has been fined by the authorities for soiling a jacket after masturbating in a Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) store.
Airport fire fighters began a temporary strike at 6 am on Tuesday, forcing air traffic to a complete halt in Germany’s capital city.
The German government is set to give auto maker Opel credit to survive the global slump and financial distress at Opel's US parent, General Motors (GM), a press report said on Tuesday.
Some 15,000 Celle residents had to evacuate their homes on Monday evening while police defused a massive bomb from the Second World War, police in the state of Lower Saxony reported.
Changes to Sweden’s wiretapping law have been met with stinging criticism in a new round of comments by two government agencies.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Monday urged the International Monetary Fund to take a leadership role in helping eastern European countries weather the current financial crisis.
Officials in Stockholm announced Monday night that there was not enough time for the city to make arrangements to host Sweden’s upcoming Davis Cup tennis match against Israel.