Germans are still applying in droves to see files kept on them by the feared Stasi secret police nearly 20 years after the Berlin Wall fell, the head of the vast archives said on Tuesday.
Severe storms ravaged parts of Germany with gale force winds, hail, lightning and heavy rains, causing flooding and school closures on Tuesday.
Sweden’s government is being sued by the European Commission for refusing to implement a 2006 measure requiring telecom operators to store information about their customers’ phone calls and emails.
A new survey comparing social equality in the European Union has ranked German society near the bottom due to poor educational and job opportunities, as well as widespread gender and generational disparity.
New research has revealed a wooden building in Mora in central Sweden to be the country's oldest wooden residential home.
Stuttgart striker Mario Gomez is poised to join Bayern Munich after the German national team's Asia tour this summer in a deal believed to be worth €30 million ($41.7 million).
The amount of cocaine found in Red Bull Cola is completely harmless, despite being pulled from store shelves in several states after experts found traces of the narcotic in the drink, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) said on Tuesday.
Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent of British daily The Times, explains why Germany’s leftists should raise a glass of bubbly to the global economic crisis.
The fastest supercomputer in Europe booted up with fanfare on Tuesday at the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing in Jülich.
The manager of a Croatian subsidiary of Germany's Deutsche Telekom has said she will sue the parent company after a report that it spied on her sex life, Croatian media reported on Tuesday.
A nature preserve near Stuttgart and the “in-between city” of St. Ingbert in Germany have been added to UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), the organisation announced on Tuesday.
As Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to meet Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne to discuss the future of carmaker Opel on Tuesday, Berlin had to deny Economy Minister Karl -Theodor zu Guttenberg had mooted a total liquidation of GM’s German unit.
Swedish naval personnel arrested seven pirates in the Gulf of Aden in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to a statement from the Swedish Armed Forces.
Uppsala University Hospital has been forced to put operations on hold due to a shortage of blood.
A 34-year-old woman is home safe after spending three hours with her leg stuck in a public squat toilet drain pipe, Baden-Württemberg police told The Local on Tuesday.
Sweden's unemployment rate stabilized at 8.3 percent in April after five consecutive months of climbing figures, according to a new report from Statistics Sweden (SCB) published on Tuesday.
A 19-year-old girl in Gothenburg has been awarded compensation after having been subjected to genital mutilation in Somalia as an 11-year-old.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for the attempted murder of a 16-year-old girl at a bus stop in Upplands-Väsby near Stockholm on Monday afternoon.
An ongoing strike by day care workers expanded to states in eastern Germany for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to increase pressure on public employers to provide better working conditions and wages.
Swedish business leaders have demanded a pay freeze, lower pay for young people, more flexible employment regulations and local variations in collective agreements.
Patients at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna were housed last summer in the same department as those with the resistant MRSA bacteria.
A 59-year-old man from Arendal in Norway is lying in a coma, probably poisoned by wine that was bought in Sweden.