Swede Robin Söderling crushed Rafael Nadal's hopes of a record fifth successive French Open title, completing one of the most thrilling tennis upsets in tournament history.
When a stonemason did not receive payment for his work he took the law into his own hands and repossessed the grave stone from churchyard in Gnosjö in southern Sweden.
Though Opel and Arcandor have dominated the headlines, over 1,100 German companies have asked the government for help weathering the current financial crisis, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported Sunday.
Maß-craving Manhattanites will soon be able to quench their thirst for Bavarian brew when the world-famous Hofbräuhaus opens a branch in New York next year, the brewery’s director said in an interview published Sunday.
Forty-nine years after the Beatles' fateful arrival, the German port city of Hamburg is claiming its place in the history of what became the world's most successful ever pop group with a new museum -- called Beatlemania.
New details have emerged about the arrest last week of Thomas Wolf, Germany’s most wanted man: He was caught after posting a personal ad looking for a wife, Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday.
Liberal party ministers Jan Björklund and Nyamko Sabuni have proposed a new schools law which removes the right to seek exemption from sexual education and swimming classes.
The new head of the state-owned railway, Deutsche Bahn, has not yet decided whether passenger ticket prices will rise this year, according to an interview published Sunday in Bild am Sonntag.
Swedish hockey star Johan Franzén opened the scoring in the NHL Stanley Cup finals on Saturday as defending champions Detroit seized the early advantage with a 3-1 victory over Pittsburgh in game one of the championship series.
Philipp Oswalt, the head of Germany’s famed Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, heavily criticized plans to rebuild parts of Berlin’s historic center, saying it is unnecessary and lacks a plan.
The Swedish Pirate Party, which supports a filesharing free-for-all, remains on course to claim seats in the EU parliament as the country takes to the polls this week.
A woman in her twenties shot herself by accident during an argument on a Stockholm street on Saturday afternoon. Police now suspect attempted murder.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to support a Kremlin-backed rescue of Opel with taxpayers' money may come back to haunt her, and could fail to prevent Opel crashing and burning further down the road, experts say.
Werder Bremen won the German Cup on Saturday, with a second-half goal from midfielder Mesut Özil sealing a 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.