Germany's women footballers demolished England to secure their fifth consecutive European Championship with a resounding 6-2 victory in Helsinki on Thursday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Thursday that US car giant General Motors is prepared to sell its German unit Opel to the Canadian auto parts firm Magna after all.
Continuing a series of interviews with parliamentary candidates from non-German backgrounds, The Local speaks with Christian Democrat Kees de Vries, a former Dutch dairy farmer running for a Bundestag district in Saxony-Anhalt.
A massive fire broke out in the early of hours of Thursday morning in the municipality of Ebelsbach, Bavaria, completely destroying a 16th-century castle at its centre.
Two construction workers were slightly injured after a World War II-era aircraft bomb detonated beneath them at Ulm’s central train station, federal police said on Thursday.
A municipality in southern Sweden has moved one step closer to implementing a proposal which would tie teacher pay to students’ performance on national standardized tests.
Cheaper holiday packages sent Sweden’s consumer prices sliding further in August, according to new statistics released on Thursday.
Comments by Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic suggesting he was responsible for the success of Inter Milan have prompted a backlash from former teammate Marco Materazzi.
Berlin’s mayor sharply criticised the operators of the city’s crippled S-Bahn transport system on Thursday amid reports Deutsche Bahn faces losses of several hundred million euros for the botched commuter rail service.
Ikea’s iconic Billy bookshelf may be on its way to ousting McDonald’s Big Mac as a gauge for comparing price levels across different countries.
Later this month, Bukowski's in Stockholm is set to auction the possessions of beloved Swedish film director, Ingmar Bergman, who died in 2007 at the age of 89.
Police and public prosecutors in Hannover have solved the mystery of a spectacular art theft last year, in which a Stradivari violin and several other works of art were stolen from a mansion in Lower Saxony.
This Week's Highlights: It's Gallery Weekend in Munich, Day of Open Monuments in Berlin, and time for the Autumn Fun Fair in Frankfurt.
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZVB) warned this week of hidden price increases for food and other items as manufacturers take advantage of weaker portion regulations while maintaining their old package sizes.
Global Gaming Factory (GGF), the Swedish tech company which is set to purchase The Pirate Bay file sharing site, has been thrown out of the Aktietorget stock exchange, further jeopardizing the proposed deal.
An 81st minute own goal spared Sweden's blushes in Valletta on Wednesday evening, as Sweden leaped to second place in Wold Cup qualifying Group One.
The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) said Thursday that Germany's controversial nuclear waste storage facility in Gorleben cannot be considered as a permanent depot after new allegations about its safety emerged this week.
A preliminary NATO probe has found that the German officer who ordered the deadly bombing of fuel trucks in Afghanistan violated procedures, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Thursday.
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose kept Germany on course for a place at next year's World Cup with two second-half goals to seal a 4-0 win over Azerbaijan in Hannover on Wednesday.
Sweden’s Robin Söderling’s run at the US Open tennis tournament came to an end Wednesday with a four set loss to top seed and defending champion Roger Federer.
Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday announced plans for the European Union (EU) to offer developing countries €15 billion ($22 billion) a year to help combat climate change.
Volvo Cars announced on Wednesday it planned to recall 26,000 cars worldwide because of faulty software which can lead to engine problems.