Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting dead of two men in northern Gothenburg on Monday.
A 29-year-old German convert to Islam confessed in court on Monday to plotting devastating bombings against US soldiers and diplomats stationed in Germany.
German consumers now have an easier way to determine if their food has been genetically modified after Minister of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Ilse Aigner, introduced a new “No Genetic Engineering” logo on Monday.
Cologne police rescued a highly intoxicated 30-year-old bride from her overheated car while sleeping off the wedding party, the authorities reported on Monday.
The operators of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay are to launch a legal challenge to a Dutch court order temporarily banning the site's activities.
The German government on Monday rejected a report that its second stimulus package was failing to ignite Europe’s largest economy.
Local council finances, investments in welfare services and measures to counter unemployment are to be given priority in the autumn budget, according to Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
A retired Norwegian linguistics professor has described Swedes as "stupid" for not being able to understand Norwegian. Norwegians have no problem with Swedish, the professor points out.
The Finnish ship hijacked in Swedish waters in July has disappeared along with its valuable cargo of timber.
More than half of German students who study abroad choose the United States, a new poll by a Berlin research publisher has shown.
A massive police operation has been launched in northern Gothenburg after two people were shot dead shortly after midday on Monday.
Thousands of music fans descended on Berlin’s iconic Tempelhof Airport over the weekend for the fourth installment of the Berlin Festival, which brought Jarvis Cocker and a not-so-scandalous Peter Doherty to the German capital.
Former England coach Sven Goran Eriksson enjoyed a dream start to his new role as Notts County's director of football as the League Two side thrashed Bradford 5-0 on Saturday.
More than ten cars were set alight in a series of arson attacks across Malmö on Sunday night. Police were unable to confirm on Monday whether the attacks were linked.
Swedish big man Jonas Jerebko was among three NBA Draft selections to sign for the Detroit Pistons on Friday.
Tourism experts are predicting that recent terrorist bombings on the Spanish island of Mallorca will not stop the traditional hordes of German tourists from embarking on their vacations there this summer, Der Spiegel reported on Monday.
This summer, for the inevitable trip back to the UK, Ben Kersley was determined to avoid air travel and attempt to recapture the lost art of travel.
Stockholm Fashion Week opens on Monday. Despite the impact of the recession on the industry arrangers are hopeful that buyers will be ready to open their wallets.
The southern German state of Bavaria has withdrawn a lawsuit with the country’s high court to resist the legal recognition of same-sex marriage, daily Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday.
Semsi, the one-year-old family terrier that was reported stolen in a burglary in southern Sweden on Sunday, has been found safe and sound.
Even moderate alcohol consumption while pregnant can have detrimental effects on the health of the child, a new report from the Swedish National Institute of Public Health has advised.
Nearly 150 hikers in Alpine huts in Germany’s Allgäu region came down with a severe gastrointestinal infection after drinking contaminated water this weekend. Police have closed the facilities and are investigating the incident on suspicions of negligent assault.
In one of Germany's last Nazi war crimes trials, a 91-year-old ex-army commander accused of ordering the massacre of 14 civilians in a Tuscan village in 1944 will receive his verdict this week.
A 16-year-old girl was found dead in Sparsör on the outskirts of Borås in western Sweden on Sunday afternoon.