Germany has spent three times as much on its military deployment in Afghanistan than reconstruction efforts in the war-torn country over the past two years, according to a recent parliamentary inquiry.
Former US President George H.W. Bush will join ex Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl ahead of celebrations in Berlin for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Nuremberg’s favourite polar bear Flocke is leaving Germany next year for a more glamorous location in the south of France, the city announced on Wednesday.
John Demjanjuk, accused of assisting in the murder of 27,900 Jews in a Nazi death camp, failed on Wednesday in an attempt to have his trial starting November 30 blocked.
Stockholm-area taxpayers help fund the rest of Sweden to the tune of 14 billion kronor ($2 billion) a year as a result of a tax equalization system meant to put the country’s municipalities on an equal financial footing.
Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport might be closed to air traffic, but Roger Boyes, correspondent for British daily The Times, believes it could still help the German capital soar.
Anna Waara, chairperson of Swedish Muslims for Peace and Justice, calls for politicians and the media to reject in the strongest possible terms the views expressed in an opinion piece by Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson, in which he refers to Muslims as the greatest threat to Sweden since World War II.
Swedish bank SEB reported a meager operating profit of 388 million kronor ($56 million) for the third quarter, but still managed to beat analysts’ expectations.
Saab Automobile has received permission to borrow 4 billion kronor from the European Investment Bank, the bank’s board revealed on Wednesday.
A Bavarian retiree lost €20,000 in cash on the autobahn after he laid the money on the bonnet of his car and drove away, police in Rhineland-Palatinate reported on Wednesday.
Starbucks, the ubiquitous Seattle-based chain of coffee houses, is set to open its first outlet in Sweden.
Surfing the web in search of sexual content is one of the ten fastest growing internet activities in Sweden – especially among women, a new study shows.
A row in Germany over a "two-tier" swine flu vaccination programme has prompted Chancellor Angela Merkel to say she'll get the jab meant for the public rather than one reserved for "essential workers."
Two more men have been detained in connection with last month’s spectacular helicopter robbery of a cash depot in Västberga south of Stockholm.
More than a year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank profits soared to €1.4 billion in the third quarter.
Parking attendants in Malmö are to have miniature video cameras attached to their caps as part of a bid to increase the safety of members of a profession often exposed to threats and harassment.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised Afghan President Hamid Karzai for agreeing to a runoff election after auditors uncovered massive fraud in the country’s August poll.
The new management of German national railway Deutsche Bahn has submitted criminal charges to the public prosecutor’s office over a scandal involving internal company spying, daily Frankfurter Rundschau reported on Wednesday.
A 36-year-old Swedish man who confessed to driving while drunk has been acquitted because of uncertainty caused by the way a nurse took a blood sample.
German scientists said on Tuesday they have developed a new technology that could allow air passengers to take liquids on planes again by instantly being able to tell if they are explosive.
Shoving, spitting, and ethnic slurs are a daily fact of life facing women bearing headscarves in Malmö, according to a new report.
A Swedish teenage boy who sent naked pictures of his ex-girlfriend to his friends has had his conviction overturned upon appeal.
VfB Stuttgart's run in the Champions League looked close to over on Tuesday night, after Spanish club Sevilla humbled the Bundesliga side 3-1.