Thousands of German and French students turned out to witness US President Barack Obama’s speech in Strasbourg, France on Friday afternoon ahead of the 60th anniversary summit.
Germany striker Lukas Podolski has agreed to pay €5,000 to the German Football Federation (DFB) by way of reparation for slapping national captain Michael Ballack, the DFB announced on Friday.
The German government must still decide if it will prolong a popular €2,500 car scrapping bonus at its current value, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday.
Fashion has never been the foremost thing on Angela Merkel’s mind, and now the German chancellor has come up against the fashion firing squad again on Friday for showing up to a high-profile event in what she wears every day – her perpetual pantsuit.
Sweden has secured an exemption to higher EU tolls on the imports of Brazilian ethanol, it was announced on Friday.
Germany adopted a highly controversial emergency law on Friday allowing the government to nationalise stricken banks by seizing investors' shares if necessary.
Two men have been arrested in Skövde in southern Sweden on suspicion of breaching copyright legislation.
Despite intense media focus on the issue of executive bonuses, the majority of Swedes are in favour of performance-related pay, a new survey published on Friday shows.
Heart cells are replenished throughout life, enabling improved treatments to repair damage caused by cardiac arrest or illness, a new Swedish study published on Friday has shown.
Authorities are investigating the sale of highly poisonous substance nicotine sulphate to more than 200 companies that allegedly used the poison, media reports said on Friday.
A maths test presented to students at the prestigious Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm contained problems that proved impossible to solve.
A Bavarian actress is among the top 16 finalists for the “Best Job in the World,” the tourism board for the Australian state of Queensland announced on Friday.
Anonymous internet surfing has become more popular in Sweden as the country's new anti-file sharing measures come into force.
Many animal lovers are opting to give their pets away to animal shelters in an attempt to cut costs during the recession, Cologne daily Express reported on Friday, adding that some of the animals may be euthanised.
The Local's founder and CEO Paul Rapacioli talks about the birth of Sweden's News in English, conversational silences and his inherent lack of coolness.
Some kids might resist exposure to classical music, but as The Local’s Rhea Wessel reports, the town of Kronberg offers a stunning fairy-tale atmosphere that will inspire their imaginations and please grown-ups too.
A German journalist said Friday that police had physically barred him from the scene of last year’s devastating earthquake in southwest China after speaking with families of the victims.
French police said Friday they made 300 arrests in clashes with demonstrators in Strasbourg ahead of a two-day NATO summit attended by 28 leaders including US President Barack Obama.
Immigrants living in Sweden will be able to receive national identification cards from the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) from June 1st, it was announced on Friday.
Malmö has been banned from hosting Davis Cup tennis matches for five years following the city's controversial decision to stage Sweden's clash with Israel in an empty arena.
A married Church of Sweden pastor in Skurup in southern Sweden has been put on probation after having sex with a woman in his congregation who was grieving her deceased son.
A Kurdish-German man has admitted to the brutal honour killing of his sister one month ago, police in Kleve announced late on Thursday.
Police in Norrköping in eastern Sweden are searching for two people, a man and a woman, suspected of stabbing and killing a 55-year-old store owner at his place of work on Thursday evening.
A Nazi death camp guard facing charges of assisting in the murder of at least 29,000 Jews has filed an appeal to avoid extradition to Germany, arguing the move would be tantamount to torture, his US lawyer said.