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The shelves of Berlin's souvenir shops are filled with small, spray-painted pieces of concrete mounted in Plexiglas. But are they real chunks of the Wall or just a scam for tourists? Ben Knight investigates.
Swedish military commanders have come under fire for punishing a group of conscripts by forcing them to pull down their pants and crawl in the grass.
Two people died at the scene of a head-on collision between two cars on a main road in Dalarna in central Sweden on Monday afternoon.
The conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to form a coalition state government in Thuringia after seven weeks of post-election wrangling, the two sides announced on Monday.
German carmaker Audi is set to sell more vehicles worldwide than luxury rival Mercedes for the first time ever next year, according a new study released on Monday.
An appeal launched by the four men found guilty in the Pirate Bay trial is unlikely to be heard until next summer, a Swedish appeals court announced on Monday.
Only one in ten mortgage holders in Sweden is taking special measures to prepare for any upcoming interest rate hike, a new study shows.
At least 30 new terrorist recruits have travelled to Pakistan from Germany for training since the beginning of the year, The Washington Post reported on Monday.
The Local's series "Making it in Germany" presents Bruce Darnell, an American choreographer and model best known as an entertainment show judge on German television alongside Heidi Klum and Dieter Bohlen.
Armed robbers broke into the Michelin-rated Sjömagasinet in Gothenburg in western Sweden on Sunday night, tying up the maître d' and making off with tens of thousands of kronor.
The state Consumer Protection Ministry in Baden-Württemberg on Monday issued a warning for pears imported from Turkey after they were found to contain dangerous amounts of the banned insecticide amitraz.
Swedish-Swiss engineering group ABB expects third quarter net profits to hit one billion dollars, the company announced on Monday.
German vintners are reporting that while this year’s harvest is significantly smaller than average, it yielded grapes of the highest quality.
An article by the leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats claiming that Islam is the biggest threat to Sweden since World War II is tantamount to hate speech, according to legal experts.
US automaker General Motors has an alternative restructuring plan up its sleeve if the EU blocks the planned sale of its German unit Opel, the Wall Street Journal Europe reported on Monday.
Peter Schaar, the German government's commissioner for data privacy, on Monday warned young internet users of putting their personal information online after hackers stole sensitive data from student SchülerVZ recently.
National rail provider Deutsche Bahn is considering an alcohol ban on trains with certain regional transport associations, daily Bild reported on Monday.
A Swedish HIV vaccine, Hivis, has shown the best preliminary results the world has seen so far, according to experts.
Curiosity for the West German sex trade boomed among East Germans after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, but now there is a growing nostalgia among these same people for sex the way it was behind the Iron Curtain.
Sven-Göran Eriksson has been contacted by the Swedish Football Federation about taking over as coach of Sweden’s national side, the Expressen newspaper reports.
The family of Ingvar Kamprad, the Swedish billionaire founder of the Ikea discount furniture chain, is thinking about ditching the high-end Habitat furniture and design chain.