Prosecutors said Wednesday they were investigating Germany's top archbishop on suspicion of abetting child abuse, in the case of a man who said he was molested in the 1960s with the clergyman's knowledge.
Top Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has accused Israel of "piracy" for its attack on a Gaza-bound aid fleet and has denied weapons were stashed on the ships, in comments broadcast on Wednesday.
Deutsche Securities said Wednesday it mistakenly placed sell orders worth ¥16.7 trillion ($182 billion) at Japan's second largest bourse due to a software glitch.
Giving birth while living abroad can be a daunting prospect. The Local's new series Motherhood in the Fatherland follows expectant mum Sabine Devins as she negotiates the cultural quirks of having a baby in Germany.
The seven remaining Swedes being held in Israeli custody following the capture of the Ships to Gaza flotilla have been taken to Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv.
A German man is among the dozens injured earlier this week when Israeli commandos raided a Free Gaza movement flotilla in international waters, officials announced Wednesday.
A 33-year-old woman from southern Sweden has been charged with murdering her mother and another woman.
Germans are getting fatter, official figures showed on Wednesday, with 51 percent of adults in Europe's most populous country now considered overweight.
Germany’s most famous literature critic, feisty Marcel Reich-Ranicki, known as the country's “literature pope,” celebrated his 90th birthday on Wednesday.
Exports of goods from Sweden increased by 7.6 percent by volume in the first quarter, in comparison with the first quarter of 2009 with imports climbing 8.2 percent, new figures from Statistics Sweden (SCB) show.
Germany's cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft law expanding a ban on naked short selling which angered its international partners to include all stocks traded in Germany.
The head of Dutch sportscar maker Spyker promised in an interview on Tuesday to secure the future of his recently acquired iconic Swedish brand Saab by giving it back its identity and independence.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has demanded an immediate, full and independent investigation into the Gaza aid convoy attacks.
Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition is planning to delay the reconstruction of Berlin’s historic royal city palace due to the overstretched national budget, but most Berliners don’t want it back anyway, media reports said on Wednesday.
Sweden joined forces with Italy in Sarajevo on Wednesday to call on the EU to demonstrate that the "door is open" to Balkan country membership of the union.
Kalmar municipality in southern Sweden turned to a medium to help banish an ethereal being from a home for children with learning difficulties, with staff reporting that the uninvited guest has not been sensed since the 2007 seance.
Foreign managers view Germany as the most attractive place to do business in Europe, a new poll showed this week.
It's a dilemma faced by many international families: will bringing up your kids as bilingual give them an edge, or set them up for mediocrity in two languages, asks Lee Martin.
Sweden's Press Council (Pressens opinionsnämnd) has freed the Expressen newspaper for its article series revealing that the prominent Swedish author and journalist Jan Guillou had liaisons spanning five years with the Soviet intelligence service in the 1960s.
German coach Joachim Löw unveiled his final World Cup squad of 23 players late on Tuesday, with Andreas Beck of Hoffenheim the one man to miss out on the trip to South Africa.
Three members of a bomb squad have been killed and two seriously injured when a World War II bomb they were trying to defuse exploded in Göttingen, police said on Wednesday.
Swedish author Henning Mankell is one of a trio of activists which have arrived back in Sweden after being released by Israel following their participation in the Gaza-bound flotilla attacked by Israeli commandos.
Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling despatched defending champion and 16-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer from the Paris Open on Tuesday, winning 3-1 in their quarter-final at Roland Garros.
Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen is shaping up as the likely choice for Germany’s new president, with Chancellor Angela Merkel strongly backing her conservative colleague, media reports said Wednesday.