Safety procedures at a nuclear power plant in eastern Sweden have been criticised by inspectors, according to reports.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who launched his campaign Monday to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has won respect as foreign minister but has struggled to galvanise his party for battle.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s embattled challenger unveiled his election manifesto Monday with an ambitious pledge of full employment in a decade amid Germany’s worst post-war recession.
Lübbenow authorities said Monday they are planning to institutionalise a 13-year-old girl discovered last week after being hidden by her parents for years, never attending school or seeing a doctor.
Four film companies have filed a motion in a Swedish court to force TeliaSonera to release details about the operators of the Swetorrents file sharing website.
A 75-year-old German-Canadian arms dealer landed in Munich on Monday to face tax evasion and bribery charges related to a slush-fund scandal that disgraced former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in 1999.
While 75,000 heavy metal fans threw up the devil’s horns to cheer on the bands at Wacken Open Air, 4,000 self-proclaimed “Jesus Freaks” rocked out at Freakstock in Borgentreich for five days until Sunday.
After a dozen dead rats were found in their kitchen, two students living in an apartment building owned by Swedish student housing foundation SSSB have asked for compensation equal to a month's rent, but SSSB is refusing.
More than a quarter of a million Swedes are now officially registered as unemployed, according to fresh figures from with the country’s National Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen).
Volkswagen is Germany’s best-loved company in a new poll dominated by carmakers, analyst PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced on Monday.
He has brought shame to politicians on both sides of the Atlantic and now German-Canadian businessman Karlheinz Schreiber is back in Germany to face charges of tax-evasion, fraud and corruption.
A 19-year-old Swedish man was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday for having beaten an 86-year-old man so severely that he died several weeks later.
The Year in Sweden - August: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.
German retailing giant Metro said on Monday it was now considering cutting 17,000 jobs as part of its major restructuring programme – potentially eliminating thousands more positions than previously announced.
Car dealers in Sweden are continuing to suffer from the economic downturn, with new registrations in July down 13.9 percent on figures for the corresponding period last year, according to new figures from interest group Bil Sweden.
Former US president John F. Kennedy had an affair with a Swedish flight attendant, according to a new book based on interviews with current and former Secret Service agents.
German tennis legend Boris Becker is expecting his fourth child with wife of seven weeks, Lilly Kerssenberg, daily Bild confirmed on Monday.
Absentee voter registration can be a common expatriate experience. Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, President and CEO of the US Overseas Vote Foundation, has had a leading role in providing online voter registration information to Americans abroad.
Frustrated Berlin commuters will welcome a bit of relief on Monday as limited S-Bahn service returns some two weeks after grinding to a halt due to a safety scandal.
Recently declassified documents reveal that Sweden was among the countries the United States looked to for help in an effort to bring Pol Pot, the late leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge movement, to trial.
A 39-year-old man has confessed to the rape and murder of 9-year-old Corinna in the Saxon town of Eilenburg, police reported late on Sunday.
Swedish aircraft maker Saab AB is weeks away from learning whether its Gripen NG fighter jet will be chosen by Brazil over models from France and the United States in a much-anticipated deal worth billions.
The number of money laundering cases reported in Sweden more than doubled last year, a new report shows.