A second-half goal from Spain's Carles Puyol ended Germany's dream of reaching the World Cup final, as the Iberians beat Die Mannschaft 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Mobile operators 3 and Tele 2 have the best coverage for mobile broadband in Sweden, according to a new test by monthly magazine Mobil.
Cologne’s Schildergasse is the most popular shopping street in the country, according to a survey released on Wednesday.
Germany has agreed to take in two Guantanamo Bay prisoners after months of wrangling over security concerns following a US request, Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced Wednesday.
Falun district court ruled on Wednesday to release Mattias Alm, who was cleared of the murder of his partner Linda Chen late in May, from prison while he awaits sentencing on other counts on July 14th.
A German man suspected of shooting two Italians in a pub in Hannover after a row about the World Cup has surrendered to authorities on the Spanish island of Majorca, police said Wednesday.
The Berlin Fashion Week begins on Wednesday as the German capital transforms itself into a giant catwalk for designers, models and fashion industry insiders for the next few days. But plenty of the events are also open to the public.
Prince Carl Philip is set to fill his big sister's shoes and hand out this year's Victoria Award (Victoriastipendiet) as the Crown Princess is away on her honeymoon, organisers announced on Wednesday.
Swedish mass murderer Mattias Flink's life sentence will be commuted to 32 years in prison and he could be released in just over five years, Örebro District Court ruled on Wednesday.
The Dutch embassy played host to a carnival atmosphere of 150 Dutch expats, Swedes, Germans and even a Welshman, as the Netherlands beat Uruguay 3-2 to reach the World Cup final for the first time since 1978.
The smouldering heat left over from the universe’s creation has been captured in unprecedented detail by a deep space observatory behind which Germany is playing a driving role.
The Feminist Initiative's (Feministiskt Initiativ - Fi) controversial burning of 100,000 kronor ($13,000) in Visby on Tuesday in a demonstration for equal pay between the sexes has come in for criticism, from allies and opponents alike.
A €5 limit on cash machine withdrawal fees offered by banks amid intense criticism and government pressure was dismissed Wednesday by the competition watchdog as not good enough.
Germans aren't known for being particularly shy about nudity, but a new survey confirms what many people have unwillingly witnessed during the recent heat wave - scantily clad men proudly putting their bulging beer bellies on display in public.
Germany’s armed forces are planning deep cuts to their military hardware to save nearly €10 billion amid intense pressure from the government to rein in spending, the media reported Wednesday.
Hints of irritation plagued the German World Cup team ahead of its semi-final clash with Spain on Wednesday following skipper Philipp Lahm’s untimely announcement that he never wanted to hand the captaincy back to Michael Ballack.
The centre-right government’s health reform plan was blasted Wednesday by opposition parties, unions and insurers as a failure to tackle the deep problems with the health system that would burden the poorest.
The Swedish government has announced that migration minister Tobias Billström will take temporary charge of the employment ministry following the resignation of Sven Otto Littorin, citing personal reasons.
The centre-left opposition has proposed the introduction of national testing from seventh grade with written testimonials already from first grade, the leaders of the three parties confirmed at a press conference in Visby on Tuesday.
The trial of two brothers accused of fire-bombing the home of Swedish Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks opened on Tuesday with one of them describing the artist as "Islams's greatest enemy".
The takeover of Sweden's Volvo Cars by Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding and the a regional state investment fund based in the Chinese petroleum city of Daqing was cleared by the European Union's competition watchdog on Tuesday.