Prince Carl Philip, second in line to the Swedish throne, is refusing to comment on rumours that he is dating reality TV show star and glamour model Sofia Hellqvist.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel took a swipe at critics of her reserved leadership style on Friday after a shaky start to her second term, saying she was in charge when it came to important decisions.
Broadband speeds in Sweden are quicker than in any other European country bar Romania.
German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner and Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit on Friday opened the the 75th International Green Week food and farming trade fair amid protests against genetically modified crops.
An 86.7-carat uncut diamond worth an estimated €2.5 million has been seized at Frankfurt airport from an Angolan man arriving from Namibia, police said on Friday.
A man claiming to be wheelchair bound has been jailed for three years after he was caught on camera dancing with a rabbit mascot at an amusement park in western Sweden.
Residents in the northern German city of Kiel can now park for free in the centre if they drive environmentally friendly cars, a city official told The Local on Friday.
German auto maker Opel said Friday that General Motors' Nick Reilly has been named new chief executive responsible for Opel and its sister brand Vauxhall as part of a broad restructuring.
Under-fire chairman Carl-Eric Stålberg is to be replaced, Swedbank announced on Friday but will to continue to receive his 3,1 million kronor ($441,000) yearly earnings until early 2011.
Seeking an exotic respite from Germany’s dreary winter, Rhea Wessel takes a subcontinental sojourn with an Indian circus.
The governor of Värmland, western Sweden, has called for action to track the marital lives of men that habitually wed foreign women after it is revealed the region has the highest number of so-called wife importers in the country.
More wolves will have to be liquidated next year if the Swedish government’s ceiling level isn’t changed.
Germany's national postal service Deutsche Post has finalised the details of its new “hybrid mail” service. The combination of e-mail with traditional "snail mail" will be €0.09 cheaper per letter, the company said on Friday.
Dietmar Bartsch, the general secretary of Germany‘s socialist Left party, said on Friday he would step down in May after coming under pressure for alleged disloyalty to party leader Oskar Lafontaine.
The former head of communications of the Swedish Red Cross (Röda Korset), Johan af Donner, is to be tried on embezzlement charges after investigations reveal he swindled charities out of nearly 8 million kronor ($1.13 million).
Host Bayern Munich is hoping a home win over Hoffenheim on Friday night will put them at the top of the Bundesliga more than 18 months after they last led the German league.
The governor of the northern Afghan province of Kunduz has called the German military’s service there “ineffective” and said he would welcome more help from US troops.
Voter confidence for the government alliance Centre Party has taken a significant downturn according to a new survey which puts the opposition in a commanding lead at the start of the election year.
Politicians on Friday rejected legally mandated quotas to increase the number of people with immigrant backgrounds in public sector jobs.
Radioactive waste at the controversial Asse nuclear waste dump must be moved to a different facility, Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen said on Friday.
Facebook users in Sweden are being plagued by a new trend sweeping the popular social networking site where names of groups are being changed to titles with vulgar sexual connotations.
The CEO of the small US investment company has emailed independent enthusiast website SaabsUnited.com to say GM has turned down the firm’s bid to buy Saab.