As Germany prepares to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its democratic rebirth on Saturday, The Local’s Marc Young explores the impact of the crumbing Iron Curtain and three defeated Roman legions on modern German society.
Germany's incumbent President Horst Köhler is favoured to win re-election on Saturday, but analysts said it’s not a sure thing just yet.
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A doctor in Lower Saxony is under investigation after falsely declaring an elderly woman dead, a mistake discovered by an undertaker when he tried to place her in a coffin, the state public prosecutor’s office said this week.
The holiday weekend is forecast to offer up a mix of rainy and changeable weather in most parts of Sweden with only glimpses of sun.
A Lower Saxony court has sentenced a man to life in prison for throwing a chunk of wood from a motorway bridge, killing a mother of two who was riding in a car below.
Two men have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl on a night train from northern Sweden bound for Stockholm on May 1st.
Interest for the "forgotten" EU election appears to be greater than at first feared.
A dachshund that adopted an abandoned baby tiger met his tragic end with a postal delivery car shortly after his special friendship made national headlines.
The Swedish prosecutor acquitted the police officers who shot at a man with an automatic weapon and who also hit cars and houses in the vicinity outside of Luleå in northern Sweden last year.
Estonia has signed a multi-million euro loan deal with Swedish bank Swedbank, the Tallinn government confirmed on Wednesday.
Germany’s cabinet approved a new rule on Wednesday to provide unemployment benefits to artists more quickly than other professions because the nature of their work is often based on short-term projects.
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