Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday suffered a setback a month before Germany's general election, with exit polls indicating the Christian Democrats could lose power in Saarland and Thuringia.
An investigation team has found three times more highly radioactive plutonium in the disused nuclear waste depot in Asse than the inventory states, the German Environment Ministry announced Saturday.
A criminal investigation is under way in the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania following a riot in the small town of Bützow on Saturday night involving around 50 neo-Nazis and police officers.
Early indications suggest that turnout in Sunday's state elections in Saarland, Saxony and Thuringia has been relatively low, despite their importance as fore-runners for next month's general election.
Quentin Tarantino's new film Inglourious Basterds about a Jewish militia that killed and scalped Nazis in World War II is not as far-fetched as it might sound.
Social Democratic Party (SPD) candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier derided Chancellor Angela Merkel's promise to reduce taxes in the coming legislative period should she win September's election.
The Discovery space shuttle’s seven-person crew, including Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang, has started their second day on the job, following the successful blast off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday evening (local time).
Norwegian police have requested the extradition of a Swedish man suspected of sexually assaulting children in Norway, Sweden and Thailand. The man is older, but the prosecutor has revealed little about the age of the children or how many were involved.
The Swedish Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) wants to abolish several reforms adopted by the governing Alliance parties, according to a new report.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said there was no imminent breakthrough on a prisoner exchange deal with Hamas amid media reports of recent progress thanks to German mediation.
Two women were turned away from a Malmö night club because of their ink. Club management defended the policy, saying that tattoos were "distasteful".
Sweden is attracting an increasing number of physicians from abroad. Almost every other new medical license is granted to someone who was educated abroad.