German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Greece does not need financial aid at present and that the stability of the eurozone was "assured," after talks with Prime Minister George Papandreou.
An estimated 1,000 Roma people, primarily from Serbia, have been lured this year alone into travelling to Sweden in the vain hope of securing residence permits, the Swedish Migration Board has said.
Ice breakers on Friday were working non-stop to clear northern Germany's frozen harbours following a return to frigid temperatures in recent days.
Saxon kings both feared and admired the Ottoman Empire. Andrew Curry heads to Dresden to explore Germany’s long fascination with Turkish art, culture and military prowess.
The state of Hesse is selling 20 bunkers from World War II and the Cold War to the highest bidder, the Institute for Federal Real Estate (BImA) said on Friday.
An excessively rigid labour market is at the root of Sweden's high youth unemployment and helps explain the recent proliferation of young people in early retirement schemes, argues Nima Sanandaji, CEO of the Captus think tank.
Actor Michael J Fox is to receive an honorary doctorate from Stockholm's Karolinska Institutet in recognition of his work with Parkinson's disease.
Passionately tender correspondence written by John F Kennedy to his Swedish sweetheart has fetched more than $100,000 at an auction in the United States.
The teenage boy found dead at the bottom of a ventilation shaft by Slussen in central Stockholm on Thursday paid 200 kronor ($28) for a clandestine "tunnel tour" and it is now suspected that he was abandoned by his guide, according to a report in the Aftonbladet newspaper.
Dozens of ships have been freed from thick ice in the Baltic Sea on Friday after iuce breakers worked diligently to end the ordeal of of thousands of passengers and crew stranded in freezing conditions off the Swedish coast.
The child sexual abuse scandal in Germany’s Catholic Church continued to spread on Friday as a spokesperson confirmed abuse at Regensburg’s cathedral school for their famous boys' choir, the Domspatzen.
German Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle on Friday said Berlin will "not give one cent" to help Greece out of its debt crisis, as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to meet Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.
A pair of siblings in Kalmar in south east Sweden have been charged with incest and risk facing up to a year each in prison if found guilty.
Germany is set for a record deficit of €80.2 billion after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition agreed on its first budget early on Friday morning.
The Wallenberg-family controlled firm Investor has purchased 11.2 million b-shares, 10.2 percent of the capital, in defence concern Saab. The price tag comes in at 1.1 billion kronor ($150 million), according to a statement.
Techno music is not dead in Berlin, music journalist Tobias Rapp argues. Exberliner magazine's Seymour Gris sat down with him to discuss the changing landscape of club culture in the German capital.
German national rail operator Deutsche Bahn doesn’t have enough money to complete 46 high-priority planned construction projects, a media report said on Friday.
Bayern Munich will be looking to cement their newly gained place at the top of the Bundesliga this weekend as second and third-placed Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke snap at their heels.
Germany’s highest court got a new leader on Friday. The institution’s Vice President Andreas Voßkuhle will take over as his predecessor Hans-Jürgen Papier leaves following 12 years of service.
Sweden's Council on Legislation (Lagrådet) has ruled against a government legislative proposal to allow drug tests on children below the age of 15.
A Los Angeles court on Thursday sentenced 35-year-old Swedish hip-hop artist David Moses Jassy, aka Monopoly, to 15 years to life imprisonment for the murder of a jazz pianist in Hollywood in November 2008.
The Baltic Sea was dotted with around 50 ships stuck in the ice on Thursday, including one large passenger ferry carrying around than 1,000 people. Many will remain where they are until Friday, Swedish maritime authorities said.