The Local's guide to Germany's best beer gardens heads to where they drink copious amounts of brew from tiny glasses all summer long.
The leading German airline, Lufthansa, said on Thursday it suffered a 2.8-percent fall in traffic in June from the figure for the same month in 2008, owing to the global economic crisis.
An iPod music player is at the centre of an investigation into a mysterious car fire which completely destroyed a Saab automobile in western Sweden over the Midsummer holiday weekend.
July began with true summer weather, but this week long-faced Germans have had to contend with cool and rainy weather. Never fear, balmy biergarten weather is set to begin its slow return by the end of the weekend, German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Thursday.
Internet users looking to remain anonymous when surfing the web are eagerly awaiting the expected weekend launch of Ipredator, a new service from the developers of The Pirate Bay.
The Bundeswehr will not install its controversial proposed military bombing range near Wittstock, known locally as “Bombodrom,” German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung confirmed on Thursday in Berlin.
Sweden’s development aid policies received generally high marks in a review published on Thursday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
As negotiations continue for the release of the Hansa Stavanger, a German freighter captured by pirates more than three months ago, more German marine shipping companies are feeling the financial strain of the pirate threat in waters off the coast of Africa.
The German Defence Ministry has taken over the life and accident insurance payments for 21 Bundeswehr soldiers killed in Afghanistan because their insurance companies have refused to pay their families.
Sweden will soon extradite a Rwandan man accused of participating in the 1994 genocide to his home country, the Swedish government announced on Thursday.
Wetland reeds, traditionally used for instruments, thatched roofs, paper and boats, may have a new use. A new German study reported this week that the plant could be used to fuel local power plants across much of the country.
This Week's Highlights: BMX bikers strut their stuff in Cologne, Dusseldorf nods to the French and Hannover's royal garden is transformed into a whimsical stage.
A large crowd led by members of the Bounce dance troupe performed a collective dance tribute to deceased pop legend Michael Jackson in Stockholm's city centre on Wednesday.
Having settled a logo dispute with McDonald’s, an enterprising Swedish strip club owner is courting new controversy as he attempts to build an empire echoing that of the fast food giant.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called the Group of Eight’s consensus on fighting climate change a “clear step forward” late on Wednesday after talks in L’Aquila, Italy.
What's on in Sweden: Jazz Festival & Britney Spears in Stockholm; Deep Purple (UK) in Gothenburg; Bennie Man (JAM) & Bollywood in Malmö.
Consumer prices in Sweden dropped by 0.6 percent in June on a 12-month basis, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.
Some 17,000 former East German secret police workers are likely working in local government authorities in eastern states despite background checks, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Thursday.
Germany will likely violate the European Union's rules on public deficits until at least 2013, according to finance ministry figures published on Wednesday.
The numbers of traffic fatalities in Germany fell to its lowest rate in 55 years for the year 2008, new figures from the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) revealed on Wednesday.
A Swedish court has ruled that a 32-year-old father of two is guilty of having used threats to force more than 60 young girls to pose nude for him in front of their webcams.
Sweden’s Carolina Klüft will miss the world athletics championships in August following a serious injury to her thigh muscle earlier this week.
An 81-year-old Swedish man was charged on Wednesday with murder for killing his girlfriend with an axe because she refused to speak with him.