Germany and Switzerland clashed openly on Monday over the Alpine state's cherished banking secrecy after Berlin said it might buy the names of suspected tax-dodgers from a whistle-blower.
Users of the popular travel website TripAdvisor have ranked Germany's top 25 hotels, with the winners ranging from glamorous towers in Berlin to family-oriented establishments near amusement parks.
The star-studded 60th Berlin Film Festival starting next week will go back to its roots bridging East and West, organisers said Monday, this time uniting hot Hollywood fare with fresh Asian releases.
German financial market regulators on Monday lifted a ban on short-selling, where investors bet on a company's share price losing value, saying the chaos the practice had caused in 2008 had subsided.
The paediatrician suspected of the alleged mercy killing of a baby at Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital in Stockholm in September 2008 has been charged with manslaughter.
Sales of cars in Sweden increased by 37.4 percent in January compared to the same month last year, while truck sales climbed for the first time since July 2008, new statistics from industry group BIL Sweden show.
A German woman has hired a lawyer after discovering the police had sent her a hefty bill for damage to a patrol car that was used to deliberately run over her beloved dog.
A 59-year-old man has been arrested for using his ex-wife's musophobia to wreak cruel revenge for their break up after he pushed 19 mice through her letter box on Sunday morning.
The German government is reportedly preparing to hunt down drivers guilty of traffic violations in other EU countries in order to collect a potential windfall in fines.
The number of alcohol-fuelled acts of violence by youths in Germany has seen a stunning increase over the last decade, a new study released on Monday showed.
Chinese car maker Geely has declared its intention to keep Volvo production in Sweden after completing the purchase of the company from US auto giant Ford, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
A 46-year-old mother of four has been charged with trafficking and other offences after keeping her Polish nannies and cleaner under "slave-like" conditions in her Solna home.
Drivers attempting to park at a central Birmingham garage have been frustrated by a ticket dispenser that switches to German when the car park is full.
A person employed to clear snow off the tracks was killed on Monday morning after being hit by an X2000 high speed train.
Seven years after Germany’s high court refused to ban the neo-Nazi NPD party, a growing number of politicians are advocating a renewed attempt to end their legitimacy.
Sunday's televised debate between the five leaders of Sweden's major political parties was dominated by taxes and labour market policy, while exposing divisions within the opposing blocs.
Snow falls caused extensive traffic problems on Sunday night and into Monday morning. Several accidents occurred in western Sweden while no fatalities were reported.
Swedish golfer Robert Karlsson claimed a three shot win over Spaniard Alvaro Quiros to win the $2.5 million Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club on Sunday.
Sweden's Margot Wallström is set to become the UN special representative tasked with combating sexual violence against women and children in conflicts, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on Sunday.
Bayer Leverkusen took over for Bayern Munich as Bundesliga leaders for the second week running after blitzing Freiburg with three goals in four minutes on their way to a 3-1 win on Sunday night.
The longest snowy period in the last 30 years could end next week, meteorologists from the German Weather Service (DWD) reported over the weekend.