Federal prosecutors said Thursday they had indicted Verena Becker, a former member of the far-left West German militant group the Red Army Faction, for complicity in a murder that took place more than 33 years ago.
Three people - a man, a woman and a child - have been found dead in a Malmö apartment shortly after police received a report from the scene of a man who intended to harm himself.
Germany has long been a leader in “green” technologies, but it’s facing growing competition from around the globe. In a special report for The Local, Sally McGrane examines the energy challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
The first of Germany’s baby hatches, which allow mothers to give up their children anonymously, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Thursday amid continued debate over ethical questions they raise.
Forever associated with a fleeting pop hit he scored in the euphoria surrounding the fall of the Berlin Wall, the US actor and singer David Hasselhoff is hoping an appearance in German television will reignite his musical career.
Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has reported a lift in profits for the first fiscal quarter to 5.05 billion kronor ($690 million) as the firm confirmed plans to continue its global expansion.
Germany's central bank is wary of aid for Greece as envisaged by the European Union and International Monetary Fund, according to an internal note revealed Thursday by a press report.
A storm of comments and accusations circulating on the internet in the wake of revelations over the 23-year-old suspect in the Landskrona car park killing has afflicted a man in Denmark who has no connection to the case.
A three-week search in North Rhine-Westphalia for an escaped cobra has ended in the death of the venomous snake and costs of more than €100,000.
New research shows that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler may have tried to steal the famous Shroud of Turin, but was thwarted by the Vatican, an Italian media report said this week.
Three people have been diagnosed with rare red meat allergies at a Stockholm hospital over the past six months, as the extremely rare condition gains increasing attention among researchers.
Fewer ciggies but another beer or two? Germans are smoking less but still drinking plenty of alcohol, according a report published by the DHS centre for addiction studies this week.
The threat of strike action at Swedish retailers has been retracted after the union and employer groups concluded a new collective agreement.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson had a bad case of sour grapes after Bayern Munich turfed his side out of the Champions League, saying the Bavarians had played like “typical Germans” to secure their advance.
A forensic examination has shown that charred bones used as evidence against convicted serial killer Thomas Quick were in fact pieces of wood and glue mixed with other synthetic materials.
What’s on in Sweden: Russian burlesque in Stockholm, Johnny Cash tribute in Gothenburg and Rough Aunties in Malmö.
Swedish-Finnish telecom firm TeliaSonera voted at its AGM on Wednesday to ban bonuses for senior staff after a proposal from the Swedish state's representative.
Right-wing extremists are increasing their activity on online social networks to reach young people, the Lower Saxony state intelligence service warned on Thursday.
Pilots for Europe’s largest airline Lufthansa have called of their threat to strike following an agreement on negotiation guidelines between their union Cockpit and the carrier.
Berlin's main international airport Tegel had to briefly halt operations for an hour after a World War II-era bomb was discovered on a building site, officials said.
Saab Automobile's new chairperson, Victor Muller, wants the Swedish firm to prioritize the development of a new version of the classic Saab 92 in a retro design mirroring similar moves by Fiat, with its 500, and the Volkswagen Beetle.
Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak is being held in a tough high-security prison near the Eritrean capital, according to a former guard at the jail quoted in a Swedish newspaper on Wednesday.
An inquiry has been opened by the Brazilian prosecutor after claims that the preference for the French Rafale over the Swedish Gripen NG and US F/A-18 in a multi-billion dollar military tender were against "economic principles".