A new enquiry has concluded that a computer error may have been to blame for a near-disaster on the runway at Hamburg Airport on March 1, 2008.
The German crime rate is set to be boosted in the next months by the new zero tolerance policy of rail operator Deutsche Bahn towards tickets cheats, Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
German doctors are looking for candidates for swine flu vaccine tests, news magazine Focus reported Saturday.
Some 60 people began a three-day hunger strike in Berlin on Friday to demand the release of political prisoners in Iran, a month after the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is to sue online bookseller Amazon for selling extreme right-wing books, the AJC’s Berlin office announced Friday.
Volkswagen’s takeover of Porsche is a wreck of epic proportions for fans of the fancy sports carmaker. But Henrik Mortsiefer from Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel argues the saga might not be over just yet.
While Swedish troops stationed at Aqchah in northern Afghanistan on Thursday night battled in a firefight with opposing forces, Foreign Minister Carl Bildt was in Kabul on Friday to join US regional envoy Richard Holbrooke for a pre-election assessment trip, according to the European Union.
A guilty verdict appears likely for the father of four in Uppsala accused of abusing his wife and children and keeping them confined to the family apartment. The district court has found that there is overwhelming evidence against the man and has ordered him to undergo a physiatric evaluation.
Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has bought the wireless division of Canadian group Nortel, currently under bankruptcy protection from creditors, for the equivalent of more than $1 billion (8 billion kronor).
Disruptions in ferry traffic between the island of Gotland and the Swedish mainland will continue following the Thursday collision of two passenger ferries near the port of Nynäshamn off Sweden's east coast.
Many doctors and several local authorities in Sweden refuse to circumcise boys unless it is medically motivated, reported Dagens Nyheter (DN) newspaper.
The curtain rises on the 98th Richard Wagner Festspiele in Bayreuth on Saturday night with a revival of a production of Tristan and Isolde by Swiss director Christoph Marthaler.