Austria's media was horrified on Thursday to reveal Christoph Waltz, Oscar-winner and star of "Inglourious Basterds" by Quentin Tarantino, is not Austrian after all.
La Clique, performing in Stockholm this week, is a brilliant mix of raw sex appeal, humor, and unbelievable physical ability, writes Emy Gelb.
Official unemployment in Sweden fell to 406,000 people in July, or 8.1 percent of the workforce. The figures include those registered as unemployed and those in labour market programmes run by the Swedish state labour exchange, Arbetsförmedlingen.
Sweden’s largest trade union group, LO, has slammed the government over the plight of foreign berry pickers in northern Sweden, many of whom claim that charges from employers for travel and lodgings are leaving them in debt.
North Rhine-Westphalian officials have insisted that Love Parade organisers alone were responsible for keeping the event's security, but an internal document released Thursday reportedly shows police had orders to ensure public safety.
A TV producer has denied being the pilot of a helicopter used in a spectacular robbery at a Stockholm cash depot - telling the court he was high on drugs on the night in question.
Floods in the eastern states of Saxony and Brandenburg continue to recede, but with heavy rains in the forecast for the region, authorities said Thursday they must remain vigilant.
Every summer it’s the same messy mating ritual: Millions of mayflies hatch, have sex and die in the Bavarian county of Schwandorf, endangering motorists with their slippery corpses left on roads.
The German economy is showing massive improvement after the country's worst post-war recession last year, and with latest growth figures due on Friday, analysts are expecting rosy results.
Archaeologists made a startling discovery while recently excavating an ancient Roman battlefield in Lower Saxony: Instead of spears and arrowheads, they uncovered live explosives left over from the Second World War.
A popular climbing spot in Järfälla in Stockholm has prompted controversy after the crag's climbing routes were given names from Hitler's Germany such as "Kristallnacht" and "The Crematorium".
The Social Democrats are to focus on youth unemployment in a series of campaign posters ahead of next month’s election.
Ancient animal bones bearing cut marks have revealed that hominims were using stone tools to butcher meat some 800,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to new findings published this week by German and American scientists.
Inflation climbed slightly to 1.1 percent in Sweden in July, up from 0.9 percent in June, new figures showed on Thursday.
This Week's Highlights: Horse racing in the Rhineland, classical music at the Hamburg zoo and fireworks over the Bodensee.
A Stockholm man approached the father of a 13-year-old girl who did not show up to an arranged sex meet, demanding the refund of an advance payment deposited in the girl's bank account, according to a report in the Metro daily.
There has been an alarming spike in psychological illnesses in Germany, but the country does not have enough therapists to handle the mounting problems, the BPtK national psychotherapists board warned on Thursday.
As a growing number of German politicians said they would forbid Google from showing their homes on the US internet giant's “Street View” service, the government on Thursday announced plans for a law to protect citizens' privacy on the web.
While a series of high profile cases have recently brought attention to the issue of sexual harassment, a new survey of 24 countries shows that the risk of falling victim is significantly lower in Sweden than elsewhere.
A US court of appeals Wednesday said Germany can be sued by Florida investors seeking reimbursement for post World War I reconstruction bonds that Adolf Hitler stopped paying in the 1930s, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said.
Danish substitute Mads Junker inspired Denmark to come from 2-0 down to force a 2-2 draw against World Cup semi-finalists Germany during a friendly match on Wednesday.
The Swedish Transport Agency on Wednesday balked at the idea of the devil incarnate riding the country's roads and elected to reject a request from a car owner to adorn her vehicle with a "Luzifer" number plate.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his return from a ten month international hiatus as Sweden beat Scotland 3-0 in their friendly in Stockholm on Wednesday evening.