A 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old woman have been remanded in custody in Malmö on suspicion of selling a disabled teenager for sex.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück called Friday for a global tax on financial transactions as the Group of 20 developed and developing economies met in Pittsburgh.
The University of Stuttgart’s Institute of Aircraft Design (IFB) has announced that it has begun the construction of an aircraft powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, the Hydrogenius, which it hopes will compete in NASA’s Green Flight Challenge competition.
A man in Passau took a police officer’s gun and shot him in the face early on Friday morning, Bavarian authorities reported.
Angela Merkel looks set to remain chancellor after Germany’s general election on Sunday. But as The Local’s Marc Young explains, she could end up governing with a coalition lacking democratic legitimacy.
Some 2,000 people demonstrated at the traditional northern German seaport of Emden on Friday against the possible closure of its shipyard.
The ten year prison sentence handed down to the 23-year-old man convicted of shooting into the entrance of Casino Cosmopol in Stockholm on Christmas Eve was confirmed by the appeals court on Friday.
A Ferrari worth 3 million kronor ($434,000) was left nursing a crumpled front end after a hapless Swedish motor vehicle inspection driver took it for an impromptu spin.
Regionally produced food is not always as environmentally friendly as many may assume, according to a new study cited by daily Frankfurter Rundschau on Friday.
Swedish researchers have concluded from DNA samples that Scandinavians are descended from immigrants that landed in the region 4,000 to 6,000 years ago.
Safia Benaouda, the 19-year-old Swedish woman arrested in Pakistan earlier in September in the company of former Guantanamo inmate Mehdi Ghezali, is reported to have been released, according to local media.
Ford's chief executive Alan Mulally has said plans to sell Swedish subsidiary Volvo Cars are proceeding, despite rumours two weeks ago that Chinese automaker Geely had lost interest in the company.
Stockholm police have received more than 300 tips from the general public in connection with the helicopter heist in Västberga on Wednesday. Security firm G4S has offered a 7 million kronor ($1 million) reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
A Leipzig man was forced to traipse through the Munich Airport naked after an enraged taxi driver took all of his possessions when he couldn’t pay his entire fare, daily Bild reported on Friday.
The legendary punk club SO36 in Berlin's Kreuzberg district has had its lease cancelled and could be forced to shut down early next year, daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel reported on Friday.
Meat from Swedish stockpiles dating back to the Cold War has been sold to Poland to be served in restaurants, according to a report in the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) newspaper.
Communist East Germany's last leader Egon Krenz said this week he still believes socialism will triumph over capitalism in the end, almost 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt expressed deep concern on Thursday over the progress of climate negotiations at the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh, with only weeks to go before the Copenhagen conference.
The Estonian government formally approved the sale on Thursday of the state's 27 percent stake in telecoms provider Eesti Telekom to the Nordic group TeliaSonera.
There will be no weather excuse for voters not to visit their polling stations on Sunday, as forecasters predict widespread sun throughout the country on election day.