German police on Thursday raided the flat of an 88-year-old man suspected of having helped murder hundreds of thousands of Jews and others while a guard at the Nazi death camp Belzec.
Official figures on Thursday showed Germany's population shrank for the seventh year in a row in 2009, defying Chancellor Angela Merkel's bid to boost the country's birth rate.
Stockholm-area men dominate the ranks of the roughly 40,000 Swedes who earn more than one million kronor ($139,000) per year, fresh statistics show.
Germany's parliamentary defence committee on Thursday began its investigation into a deadly air strike called by a Bundeswehr officer in Afghanistan and the subsequent cover-up that forced top officials to resign.
Tighter security at airports may be an inconvenience to passengers, but for one firm near Frankfurt, Europe's third-largest hub, it is a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity.
A 38-year-old man has been jailed for four years for his part in running a smuggling ring specialized in spiriting Indians through Sweden to other countries in Europe.
A Holocaust survivor living in Gothenburg in western Sweden will not have her Swedish pension cut because of compensation payments she receives from the German state, a Swedish court has ruled.
The sun briefly came out in Berlin for the first time in 16 days on Thursday afternoon, breaking a 46-year record for depressing winter weather in the capital city.
The pro-business Free Democrats are considering breaking up Germany's national postal service Deutsche Post, according to classified parliamentary documents published on Thursday.
Some of Sweden’s best primary schools ('grundskolor', ages 7-16) can be found in municipalities along the southeastern coast of the country, according to a new ranking.
German car company Opel will close its plant in Antwerp, Belgium this year, GM Europe announced on Thursday.
Sweden announced on Thursday it will shutter six embassies by the end of the year, while at the same time opening ten new embassies to help carry out its foreign aid programmes.
Scandinavian dairy producer Arla Foods has signed a contract with Starbucks to produce and sell ready-to-drink beverages under the US coffee giant’s brand throughout Europe.
This month Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, hits the catwalk for Fashion Week, uncovers the art of being tacky and helps you brush up your German skills.
Film lovers can catch a preview of the restored German silent film legend “Metropolis” at a new exhibition in Berlin beginning on Thursday – one month ahead of the film’s debut at the Berlin International Festival.
Dads in Sweden are taking greater advantage of the country’s generous parental leave, a new report shows.
A rediscovered 334-year-old papal charter written by Pope Innocent XI is on display in Bautzen after the rare document went unnoticed for decades in the church's archives.
As the search continued on Thursday for a man who disappeared after traces of explosives were found on his laptop at Munich airport, Germany’s police union called for an inquiry into the country's security standards.
A 35-year-old man suspected of a double murder unexpectedly showed up at a memorial service arranged by the family of the victims, both of whom were recovered from a burned out vehicle in western Sweden.
New movies starring Ben Stiller, Julianne Moore, Gerard Depardieu, Jessica Alba and James Franco will headline the 60th Berlin film festival next month, organisers said this week.
German midfielder Torsten Frings has been informed that his international career is over after national coach Joachim Löw said the Werder Bremen star will play no part in his World Cup plans.
School nurses in Uppsala in eastern Sweden will soon begin prescribing children exercise in order to combat increasing obesity among teenage boys.
Sweden plans to give priority to refugees from Somalia and Eritrea in its efforts to resettle an estimated 1,700 to 1,900 United Nations (UN) refugees this year.