The distressed German memory chip maker Qimonda faces liquidation and will halt production April 1, an insolvency administrator said on Friday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated Friday that she did not favour a new package of economic stimulus measures US officials have called for as world leaders prepare for a G20 meeting in London.
German authorities said on Friday they would need another two days to work out whether an internet threat from the teenager who went on a deadly rampage at his old school this week was a hoax.
Christine Schürrer, the German woman found guilty of murdering two children in Arboga, has appealed her life sentence.
The banks of the Rhine River near Düsseldorf have taken on an extra dash of springtime colour, after an initiative planted five million crocus bulbs along the water.
Heidi Klum has thrown one of her most promising candidates off the current series of Germany’s Next Top Model for showing her the finger in front of the cameras.
The Swedish government has announced the launch of a performance-related bonus for immigrants pursuing state-funded language courses.
Scientists at Frankfurt University have shown that mineral water in plastic bottles is contaminated with chemicals which act like female hormones in the body.
Weary world travellers will soon be able to wash down their Big Mac with a strong beer following a court decision to grant fast-food chain McDonald's an alcohol licence for its Stockholm Arlanda restaurant, reports Christian website Dagen.
Swedish police on Thursday carried out raids against 447 suspected drugs buyers across the entire country.
A corporate taxation ruling by Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten) could lead to the Swedish state missing out billions of kronor in tax revenues.
Authorities investigating the spying scandal at Deutsche Telekom confirmed on Friday that they have raided properties owned by former Deutsche Post chief Klaus Zumwinkel and former Telekom boss Kai-Uwe Ricke.
The wintry conditions and snowfalls of recent weeks are set to give way to sunny skies and spring temperatures, according to Sweden's meteorological agency (SMHI).
Two days after the school massacre in the state of Baden-Württemberg, German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries has called for gun clubs to put tighter restrictions on their members. Others are demanding a ban on violent video games.
Today’s supposedly unlucky date of Friday the 13th should be taken seriously by employers, with up to five times as many German people staying off work sick as on other Fridays.
Swedish researchers have found a link between stress within the family and obesity among children, according to a doctoral thesis published on Friday.
The global fashion emporium Gucci has lost its bid to register its trademark in Sweden. Its emblem - two Gs face to face - is already owned by a firm in Gothenburg.
The government has said it plans to reject applications from Swedish colleges (högskolor) interested in upgrading their status to full-fledged universities.
Rescue workers have retrieved the body of a second victim from the rubble of Cologne’s historic archive more than a week after the building collapsed.
The suspected mafia hit man accused of six slayings in Duisburg in 2007 has been arrested, police said on Friday.
German police said late on Thursday they were probing whether a supposed internet threat from the teenager who went on a deadly rampage at his old school this week might be fake.
The government has decided against disbanding army units as a part of Sweden’s ongoing defence policy reform process, electing instead to create a new ground combat reserve group.