Itchy eyes and runny noses herald the start of what could be a brutal allergy season this spring. Michael Dumiak reports on the German Weather Service’s new high-tech pollen forecasting that will let you know exactly why you’re sneezing.
Italian police have reportedly found the German couple that abandoned three young children earlier this week. The two were picked up alive in a nearby forest.
More Germans than ever before are reaching for English-language books - too impatient to wait for the release of German translations and driven by a desire for authenticity.
A Berlin court acquitted a 44-year-old man this week of charges that he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl because she had already been working as a prostitute for three years.
Sweden's unemployment rate climbed to 8.3 percent in March, the fifth consecutive monthly rise and up from 8.0 percent in February, Statistics Sweden (SCB) said on Thursday.
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Italian carmaker Fiat could sign next week a letter of intent to take control of Opel, a unit of troubled US auto maker General Motors, the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported Thursday.
Activists blocked the entrance to controversial nuclear power plant Neckarwestheim with an 8-metre wall on Thursday.
Police raided a farm in Uppland in central Sweden on Wednesday and seized a large quantity of illegal moonshine.
Sweden's state-owned power grid operator is to be subjected to an antitrust probe over suspicions that it abused its monopoly, the European Commission announced on Thursday.
A man in Uppland in central Sweden is suspected of raping a minor and exploiting more than 70 young girls who were coerced into exposing themselves on the internet. The police investigation has been described as the largest of its kind in Sweden to date.
The declining variety of German beers is encouraging many people to make their own at home, online brewing retailer Brauen.de reported in honour of Beer Day on Thursday.
Germany's economy is poised to shrink by a record six percent this year – the worst recession since World War II – a group of top economic institutes said on Thursday.
The Swedish government announced on Thursday that it is to hand over the use of Haga Palace near Stockholm to Crown Princess Victoria.
Several people were arrested by police at a demonstration against the Iranian regime held in Malmö on Thursday morning.
Volkswagen is mulling a takeover of the automotive business of luxury sports car maker Porsche, which would add a new twist in the German industrial saga, press reports said on Thursday.
This week's highlights: Polish films in Berlin, a night of museums in Frankfurt, and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra rolls through Hamburg.
Major Swedish bank Swedbank has reported an operating loss of 3.36 billion kronor ($400 million) for the first quarter. The huge losses caused the Stockholm bourse to drop in early trading.
Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB reported a 35 percent slump in net profits during the first three months of this year.
A lawyer representing one of the men convicted in the Pirate Bay trial has called for a retrial after reports that the judge was a member of the same copyright protection organisations as several of the main entertainment industry representatives.
A 77-year-old German tourist has been released by terrorists in Mali after spending almost three months as their captive, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday evening.
Goalkeeper Tim Wiese held his nerve to make three consecutive saves as Werder Bremen beat 10-man Hamburg 3-1 on penalties in their German Cup semi-final on Wednesday.
The ex-wife of a Swedish aristocrat has been arrested on suspicions that she hired a gunman in an attempt to have her former husband and his new girlfriend killed, Aftonbladet reports.