Two brothers in Södertälje in eastern Sweden have been charged for the alleged rape of several children, some as young as one year old.
A former West German police officer who infamously shot a protestor in 1967 may face trial for a third time after reports emerged on Friday that he was an unofficial informant, or IM, of the Stasi.
The difficult economic situation in Thailand may scuttle the country’s planned purchase of Saab JAS Gripen fighter planes.
The German Press Council, a voluntary self-monitoring watchdog organisation for journalists, condemned tabloid Bild's coverage of the Winnenden school shooting in a statement released on its website Friday.
Swedish companies are serving redundancy notices in artificially high numbers as part of a tactic to circumvent employment protection laws, claims a chief analyst at the national job agency.
Popular TV presenter and music producer Stefan Raab has abandoned negotiations with state television broadcaster ARD on creating next year’s German entry for the Eurovision song contest, news weekly Der Spiegel reported Friday.
A Swedish design student has plans to launch a service that would allow people to send a final Tweet or Facebook status update from beyond the grave.
Germany's national hockey team goaltender Robert Müller has died following a long battle with a brain tumour, his team the Cologne Sharks announced on Friday.
Around 2,000 leftists are expected to attend an "anti-nationalist" parade in Berlin on the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Federal Republic on Saturday, organisers said Friday.
Women are playing an increasingly active role on the Swedish neo-Nazi scene, a new book has revealed.
A group of Germany's top managers has written to Chancellor Angela Merkel demanding she scrap plans to regulate elements of company pay contracts, German business daily Handelsblatt reported Friday.
A Swedish court has ruled that a landlord’s decision to charge higher rent to a refugee family does not qualify as discrimination.
A day care centre in Düsseldorf has closed after a six-year-old girl there contracted swine flu. She is the first child to come down with the virus in Germany.
The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) announced Friday they will take on a large operation to test radiation-exposure levels of both current and former workers at the atomic waste depot Asse near the town of Wolfenbüttel in Lower Saxony.
Nearly half of the predominantly Iraqi-refugees residing in Vännäs in northern Sweden have decided to permanently move out of the area after being terrorized by what police called “a lynch mob” in early May.
After refusing to speak to hunger-striking milk-maids camped out outside her office last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to address the issue of low milk prices after all.
At the end of a long day, there’s nothing quite as perfect as a tall glass of wine to help you unwind and relax, says wine connoisseur Mark Majzner.
Sweden’s Pirate Party has climbed into third place among parties running for the European Parliament elections, according to a new opinion poll released Thursday.
Canadian auto parts maker Magna is in pole position in the race to take over struggling General Motor's German subsidiary Opel, a key local politician said Friday.
A man in his seventies who was on temporary release court ordered psychiatric care has been arrested after confessing to killing his wife in a suburb north of Stockholm.
Sara, a 19-year-old whose parents come from Ethiopia, became the fourth winner of Heidi Klum’s show "Germany’s Next Topmodel" on Thursday night before an audience of 15,000 in Cologne.
Enzo, the 3-year-old gorilla at Sweden’s Kolmården animal park, has a new sibling, officials announced on Thursday.
A tornado south of Schwerin caused millions of euros in property damages on Thursday evening, but no one was seriously injured, police reported.