Brigitte, one of Germany’s most popular glossy women’s magazines, announced on Monday that it will no longer use models in photo spreads in response to changing ideas about beauty.
Sweden has the highest quality broadband in Europe, and the third best in the world, according to a new study.
Troubled German property financier Hypo Real Estate (Hypo RE) will need until 2015 to repay about €100 billion of state aid, chief executive Axel Wieandt said Monday.
A five-month-old wolf pup has been run over by a car in the state of Saxony, officials in Rietschen reported on Monday.
A mythical Swedish town where men are barred from entering and women turn to homosexuality has piqued the interest of several Chinese media outlets.
A 24-year-old German soldier has died from injuries suffered during a suicide attack in Afghanistan last year, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
Sweden's Fredrik Reinfeldt on Monday pushed the Czech Republic and Britain not to further delay passage of the European Union's Lisbon reform treaty.
German President Horst Köhler has posthumously awarded the Federal Cross of Merit to Dominik Brunner, the man who was beaten to death at a Munich S-Bahn stop while trying to protect a group of children from bullies.
The 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three American researchers.
The Local's partner football club Långholmen FC earned promotion to Division 3 on Sunday in a dramatic final day of the season that saw the Stripes overtake pre-game table toppers Marieberg with a 3-1 win over Reymersholms IK.
Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel created the Nobel prizes in his will, written in 1895, bequeathing his fortune to a fund that would honour "those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind."
Freshly re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel begins on Monday what could be prickly negotiations with her new coalition partners over forming a government amid differences over taxes and ministerial portfolios.
September's helicopter cash depot heist in Stockholm qualifies as one of the ten most spectacular heists of all time, according to a new list published by Time magazine.
A Düsseldorf publisher has cancelled print of a murder mystery because of fears that its subject matter – an honour killing – would put employees at risk for Islamist retaliation, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.
A 27-year-old man from northern Sweden has certain regrets about drinking a full bottle of vodka after waking up the morning after with a six inch penis tattooed on his leg, newspaper Aftonbladet reports.
Twenty years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall, but victims of communist East Germany's despised Stasi secret police say fighting off history's ghosts is still a daily struggle.
Police in western Sweden are looking for someone who broke the necks of 30 carrier pigeons in a cage in a community allotment area north of Gothenburg.
After a rash of autumn storms, Germany’s weather is set to warm up briefly to summer-like temperatures, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Monday.
The case of four dead babies found last week in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district will likely never be solved, daily Berliner Zeitung reported on Monday.
Despite record-low interest rates, an increasing number of Swedish homeowners are having trouble paying their debts, according to a new study.
Parents in Sweden should be responsible for paying for damages caused when their children commit crimes, according to a new government proposal.